M H Drazner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of impedance cardiography with invasive hemodynamic measurements in patients with heart failure secondary to ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Mark H Drazner
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwest Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9034, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:993-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Low voltage on the electrocardiogram is a marker of disease severity and a risk factor for adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure due to systolic dysfunction
    Sandeep A Kamath
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 152:355-61. 2006
  3. doi request reprint The association between plasma caspase-3, atherosclerosis, and vascular function in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Apoptosis 13:1281-9. 2008
  4. pmc Correlation of impedance cardiography with invasive hemodynamic measurements in patients with advanced heart failure: the BioImpedance CardioGraphy (BIG) substudy of the Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Eff
    Sandeep A Kamath
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 158:217-23. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Successful use of the TandemHeart percutaneous ventricular assist device as a bridge to recovery for acute cellular rejection in a cardiac transplant patient
    M Velez-Martinez
    Department of Cardiology UTSW, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    Transplant Proc 43:3882-4. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Relationship of right- to left-sided ventricular filling pressures in advanced heart failure: insights from the ESCAPE trial
    Mark H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:264-70. 2013
  7. pmc Value of clinician assessment of hemodynamics in advanced heart failure: the ESCAPE trial
    Mark H Drazner
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 1:170-7. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic importance of elevated jugular venous pressure and a third heart sound in patients with heart failure
    M H Drazner
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 9034, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:574-81. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased left ventricular mass is a risk factor for the development of a depressed left ventricular ejection fraction within five years: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Mark H Drazner
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2207-15. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Relationship of right- and left-sided filling pressures in patients with advanced heart failure: a 14-year multi-institutional analysis
    Mark H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:67-72. 2012

Detail Information

Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Comparison of impedance cardiography with invasive hemodynamic measurements in patients with heart failure secondary to ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Mark H Drazner
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwest Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9034, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:993-5. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Low voltage on the electrocardiogram is a marker of disease severity and a risk factor for adverse outcomes in patients with heart failure due to systolic dysfunction
    Sandeep A Kamath
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 152:355-61. 2006
    ..The prognostic implications of low QRS voltage on the electrocardiogram (ECG) in heart failure (HF) are not well characterized...
  3. doi request reprint The association between plasma caspase-3, atherosclerosis, and vascular function in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Apoptosis 13:1281-9. 2008
    ..Caspase-3, an apoptosis protease, is expressed in atherosclerotic plaques. We examined the relationship between plasma caspase-3 levels, aortic compliance, and atherosclerosis...
  4. pmc Correlation of impedance cardiography with invasive hemodynamic measurements in patients with advanced heart failure: the BioImpedance CardioGraphy (BIG) substudy of the Evaluation Study of Congestive Heart Failure and Pulmonary Artery Catheterization Eff
    Sandeep A Kamath
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 158:217-23. 2009
    ..The utility of ICG in patients hospitalized with heart failure is uncertain...
  5. doi request reprint Successful use of the TandemHeart percutaneous ventricular assist device as a bridge to recovery for acute cellular rejection in a cardiac transplant patient
    M Velez-Martinez
    Department of Cardiology UTSW, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    Transplant Proc 43:3882-4. 2011
    ..To our knowledge, this is one of the first reported cases in which the TandemHeart pVAD served as a successful device for support during acute cardiac transplant rejection...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship of right- to left-sided ventricular filling pressures in advanced heart failure: insights from the ESCAPE trial
    Mark H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:264-70. 2013
    ..The basis of this variability in the RAP/PCWP ratio, and whether it conveys prognostic value, is not known...
  7. pmc Value of clinician assessment of hemodynamics in advanced heart failure: the ESCAPE trial
    Mark H Drazner
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 1:170-7. 2008
    ..The role of the H&P in medical decision making has declined in favor of diagnostic tests, perhaps due to lack of evidence for utility...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prognostic importance of elevated jugular venous pressure and a third heart sound in patients with heart failure
    M H Drazner
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390 9034, USA
    N Engl J Med 345:574-81. 2001
    ..The independent prognostic value of elevated jugular venous pressure or a third heart sound in patients with heart failure is not well established...
  9. ncbi request reprint Increased left ventricular mass is a risk factor for the development of a depressed left ventricular ejection fraction within five years: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Mark H Drazner
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2207-15. 2004
    ..Our aim in this study was to determine whether increased left ventricular mass (LVM) is a risk factor for the development of a reduced left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF)...
  10. doi request reprint Relationship of right- and left-sided filling pressures in patients with advanced heart failure: a 14-year multi-institutional analysis
    Mark H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 31:67-72. 2012
    ..We also sought to determine whether the RAP to PCWP relationship impacts post-transplant mortality...
  11. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy is more prevalent in blacks than whites in the general population: the Dallas Heart Study
    Mark H Drazner
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hypertension 46:124-9. 2005
    ..The ethnic differences in left ventricular mass are independent of differences in body composition...
  12. ncbi request reprint Third heart sound and elevated jugular venous pressure as markers of the subsequent development of heart failure in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction
    Mark H Drazner
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Med 114:431-7. 2003
    ..To determine the independent prognostic value of a third heart sound (S(3)) and elevated jugular venous pressure in patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction...
  13. pmc The relationship of right- and left-sided filling pressures in patients with heart failure and a preserved ejection fraction
    Mark H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Tex 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:202-6. 2010
    ..Although right-sided filling pressures often mirror left-sided filling pressures in systolic heart failure, it is not known whether a similar relationship exists in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction...
  14. doi request reprint Association of cystatin C with left ventricular structure and function: the Dallas Heart Study
    Parag C Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:98-104. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that cystatin C is associated with preclinical cardiac structural and functional abnormalities in a younger population-based sample...
  15. ncbi request reprint The impact of race on response to RAAS inhibition
    Thomas W Wallace
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 2:72-7. 2005
    ..In aggregate, the available data suggest that ACE inhibitors should remain a cornerstone of therapy for heart failure with a reduced ejection fraction in white patients and black patients...
  16. doi request reprint Association of Health Aging and Body Composition (ABC) Heart Failure score with cardiac structural and functional abnormalities in young individuals
    Sachin Gupta
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 159:817-24. 2010
    ..We tested whether this risk score is associated with subclinical phenotypes of heart failure in a younger population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relation of coronary atherosclerosis determined by electron beam computed tomography and plasma levels of n-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in a multiethnic population-based sample (the Dallas Heart Study)
    Shuaib M Abdullah
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1284-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, these findings support the hypothesis that coronary atherosclerosis may directly influence the activation of the cardiac neurohormonal system...
  18. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and inflammation
    Sameer K Mehta
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Hypertension 49:1385-91. 2007
    ..These data likely explain in part why individuals with LVH are at increased risk for myocardial infarction...
  19. doi request reprint Health insurance as a requirement to undergo cardiac transplantation: a national survey of transplant program practices
    J T Thibodeau
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Transplant Proc 45:360-3. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the policies of adult cardiac transplant programs nationwide regarding insurance requirements for evaluation and listing for cardiac transplantation...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prognostic impact of diabetes mellitus in patients with heart failure according to the etiology of left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    D L Dries
    D W Reynolds Cardiovascular Research Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas 75309, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:421-8. 2001
    ..We sought to determine the relative impact of diabetes mellitus on prognosis in ischemic compared with nonischemic cardiomyopathy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Women have higher left ventricular ejection fractions than men independent of differences in left ventricular volume: the Dallas Heart Study
    Anne K Chung
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circulation 113:1597-604. 2006
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass and body composition on circulating levels of natriuretic peptides: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    Sandeep R Das
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Circulation 112:2163-8. 2005
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Blacks and whites have a similar prevalence of reduced left ventricular ejection fraction in the general population: the Dallas Heart Study (DHS)
    David W Markham
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 155:876-82. 2008
    ..Because of the higher prevalence of risk factors for heart failure in blacks, including hypertension, obesity, and LV hypertrophy, we hypothesized that LV dysfunction would also be more common in this ethnic group...
  24. doi request reprint Association between renal function and circulating levels of natriuretic peptides (from the Dallas Heart Study)
    Sandeep R Das
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1394-8. 2008
    ..With eGFR <90 ml/min/1.73 m(2), both NT-pro-BNP and BNP were inversely and independently associated with renal function, with a greater magnitude of association with renal impairment noted for NT-pro-BNP...
  25. doi request reprint Screening the population for left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction using natriuretic peptides: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    James A de Lemos
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Research Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 157:746-53.e2. 2009
    ..We performed a comprehensive evaluation of the screening performance of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-BNP (NT-proBNP) for LVSD or LVH...
  26. doi request reprint A 4-tiered classification of left ventricular hypertrophy based on left ventricular geometry: the Dallas heart study
    Michel G Khouri
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Divisions of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 3:164-71. 2010
    ..We propose a 4-tiered LVH classification based on LV concentricity(0.67) (mass/end-diastolic volume(0.67)) and indexed LV end-diastolic volume (EDV)...
  27. doi request reprint Concentric left ventricular hypertrophy as assessed by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging and risk of death in cardiac transplant recipients
    Parag C Patel
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 29:1369-79. 2010
    ..We determined whether increased LV mass and concentricity (mass/volume) were associated with death in patients after HTx...
  28. pmc Randomized comparison of the effects of rosiglitazone vs. placebo on peak integrated cardiovascular performance, cardiac structure, and function
    Darren K McGuire
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Blvd, Room HA9 133, Dallas, TX 75235 9047, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:2262-70. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of rosiglitazone on cardiovascular performance and cardiac function...
  29. doi request reprint Association of troponin T detected with a highly sensitive assay and cardiac structure and mortality risk in the general population
    James A de Lemos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    JAMA 304:2503-12. 2010
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Relation of lower hematocrit to progression from asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to symptomatic heart failure (from the Studies of Left Ventricular Dysfunction Prevention trial)
    Sandeep R Das
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:827-31. 2005
    ..37 to 2.34), first HF hospitalization (HR 2.35, 95% CI 1.52 to 3.62), and death or the development of HF symptoms (HR 1.60, 95% CI 1.28 to 1.99) compared with patients in the highest hematocrit quartile (hematocrit > 46%)...
  31. ncbi request reprint Racial response to angiotensin-converting enzyme therapy in systolic heart failure
    Daniel J Dries
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Room H8 116, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:30-3. 2004
    ..Race is an inadequate model to explain the observed differences. Careful translational research focusing on genetic patterns of disease may help resolve these outstanding questions...
  32. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition in reducing progression from asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to symptomatic heart failure in black and white patients
    Daniel L Dries
    Heart Failure Research Group, Cardiology Division, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9034, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 40:311-7. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to determine whether enalapril had comparable efficacy in black and white patients with asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction (ALVD) in preventing the development of symptomatic heart failure (HF)...
  33. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide in cardiovascular disease
    James A de Lemos
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Lancet 362:316-22. 2003
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Increased prevalence of concentric left ventricular hypertrophy in African-Americans: will an epidemic of heart failure follow?
    Sandeep Kamath
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 11:271-7. 2006
    ..Given the large burden of LVH among African-Americans, such data are needed to estimate the expected burden and type of heart failure which will occur in the future in this population...
  35. doi request reprint Systolic time ratio by impedance cardiography to distinguish preserved vs impaired left ventricular systolic function in heart failure
    Brenda Thompson
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9200, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 14:261-5. 2008
    ..50 demonstrated 93% sensitivity and 85% specificity. STR was able to distinguish intact (>50%) from impaired EF (< or =50%). STR by ICG has the potential to be a reliable method to monitor ventricular function in chronic HF...
  36. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of the physical examination in patients with chronic heart failure
    J Eduardo Rame
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 9:170-5, 178. 2003
    ..The authors believe that additional studies assessing the prognostic value of the physical examination should be conducted and, if favorable, likely would lead to a renewed interest in the physical examination...
  37. doi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, aortic wall thickness, and lifetime predicted risk of cardiovascular disease:the Dallas Heart Study
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:605-13. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint High-sodium food choices by southern, urban African Americans with heart failure
    Usha K Kollipara
    Parkland Memorial Hospital, and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Card Fail 12:144-8. 2006
    ..Sodium restriction is important in the management of heart failure (HF). Although many low-sodium educational resources are available, few are directed specifically at urban African Americans...
  39. ncbi request reprint Corin gene minor allele defined by 2 missense mutations is common in blacks and associated with high blood pressure and hypertension
    Daniel L Dries
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas at Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Circulation 112:2403-10. 2005
    ..The natriuretic peptide system contributes to blood pressure regulation. Atrial and brain natriuretic peptides are cleaved into smaller biologically active molecules by corin, a transmembrane serine protease expressed in cardiomyocytes...
  40. doi request reprint Characteristics and outcomes in African American patients with decompensated heart failure
    Sandeep A Kamath
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1152-8. 2008
    ..Therefore, we assessed race-related differences in presentation, treatment, in-patient experiences, and short-term mortality due to ADHF before and after accounting for known covariates...
  41. ncbi request reprint Outcomes after emergency department discharge with a primary diagnosis of heart failure
    J E Rame
    Donald W. Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390-9034, USA
    Am Heart J 142:714-9. 2001
    ..Increased respiratory rate on presentation to the ED may be associated with adverse outcomes after ED discharge for CHF...
  42. ncbi request reprint Therapy of heart failure in African Americans: lessons from an urban public hospital
    Sameer K Mehta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 10:40-3. 2004
    ..Studies of this high-risk population of heart failure patients may offer insights that lead to improved outcomes both in the urban setting and elsewhere...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effects of diabetes mellitus and ischemic heart disease on the progression from asymptomatic left ventricular dysfunction to symptomatic heart failure: a retrospective analysis from the Studies of Left Ventricular Dysfunction (SOLVD) Prevention trial
    Sandeep R Das
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 148:883-8. 2004
    ..Whether diabetes mellitus is a risk factor for the progression from asymptomatic left ventricular systolic dysfunction to symptomatic heart failure in patients with left ventricular dysfunction of an ischemic cause is not known...
  44. doi request reprint Cardiomyopathy in type 2 diabetes: update on pathophysiological mechanisms
    Justin Saunders
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235 9047, USA
    Herz 33:184-90. 2008
    ..Continued investigation into these mechanistic connections is necessary to better understand the pathophysiology and ideally inform the pursuit of novel therapeutic targets and strategies to intervene on the HF associated with DM...
  45. ncbi request reprint Corin I555(P568) allele is associated with enhanced cardiac hypertrophic response to increased systemic afterload
    J Eduardo Rame
    Division of Cardiology, University of California San Francisco, USA
    Hypertension 49:857-64. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the corin I555(P568) allele represents a cardiac hypertrophy-sensitizing genetic locus in systemic hypertension...
  46. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of troponin T elevation in the general population
    Thomas W Wallace
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circulation 113:1958-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence and determinants of cTnT elevation in a large, representative sample of the general population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Tailored therapy using dobutamine and nitroglycerin in advanced heart failure
    M H Drazner
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75235 9047, USA
    Am J Cardiol 84:941-3, A7. 1999
    ..In the 23 patients who were weaned from inodilator therapy, significant improvements in hemodynamic parameters and a low 90-day hospital readmission rate were documented...
  48. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker therapy in patients with heart failure in the urban setting: moving beyond clinical trials
    Jerry D Estep
    Heart Failure Research Unit, Dallas, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 148:958-63. 2004
    ..We wanted to identify patient characteristics that could guide primary care physicians in deciding whether they or a cardiologist should initiate BBL. A second objective was to determine the tolerability of BBL in clinical practice...
  49. ncbi request reprint Does load-induced ventricular hypertrophy progress to systolic heart failure?
    Kambeez Berenji
    Div of Cardiology, Dept of Internal Medicine, Univ of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 289:H8-H16. 2005
    ..In this review, we summarize findings from epidemiologic studies, preclinical experiments in animals, and clinical trials to lay out what is known-and not known-about this important question...
  50. doi request reprint Utility of routine immunofluorescence staining for C4d in cardiac transplant recipients
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 28:776-80. 2009
    ..However, data are limited regarding the utility of routine staining for C4d in clinical care...
  51. ncbi request reprint Health insurance and cardiac transplantation: a call for reform
    Louise P King
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1388-91. 2005
    ..We call for a government-sponsored, multidisciplinary task force to address this situation in hopes of remedying the inequities in the present system of organ allocation...
  52. ncbi request reprint Induction therapy with basiliximab allows delayed initiation of cyclosporine and preserves renal function after cardiac transplantation
    Paul B Rosenberg
    Heart and Lung Transplant Program, St Paul University Hospital, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 24:1327-31. 2005
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Potential contributing factors to noncompliance with dietary sodium restriction in patients with heart failure
    Jennifer B Neily
    Parkland Memorial Hospital, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, Tex, USA
    Am Heart J 143:29-33. 2002
    ..Although sodium restriction is considered essential in the management of patients with chronic heart failure (CHF), there are no data available regarding patients awareness of and ability to comply with the sodium restriction guideline...
  54. doi request reprint High incidence of cytomegalovirus disease in D+/R- heart transplant recipients shortly after completion of 3 months of valganciclovir prophylaxis
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:536-9. 2008
    ..Recipients with D(+)/R(-) CMV serostatus often receive prophylaxis with valganciclovir, but the optimal duration of such therapy after heart transplant is unknown...
  55. doi request reprint Newer biomarkers in heart failure
    Sachin Gupta
    The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:579-88. 2009
    ..Much additional study is needed to determine how these biomarkers will fit into diagnostic and treatment algorithms for patients who have heart failure...
  56. doi request reprint Utility of the Cylex assay in cardiac transplant recipients
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 27:817-22. 2008
    ..Therefore, we sought to determine the utility of the Cylex assay in assessing the risk of infection or rejection in cardiac transplant recipients...
  57. doi request reprint Fulminant myocarditis
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 8573, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:693-706. 2008
    ..The epidemiology, pathophysiology, clinical presentation, methods of diagnosis, management options and prognosis of fulminant myocarditis are reviewed in detail...
  58. ncbi request reprint Alpha2cDel322-325 and beta1Arg389 adrenergic polymorphisms are not associated with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction or increased left ventricular volume
    Russell M Canham
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:274-6. 2007
  59. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy is more common in black than white hypertensives: is this news?
    Mark H Drazner
    Hypertension 43:1160-1. 2004
  60. ncbi request reprint Plasma osteoprotegerin levels in the general population: relation to indices of left ventricular structure and function
    Torbjørn Omland
    Akershus University Hospital, Lorenskog, Norway
    Hypertension 49:1392-8. 2007
    ..These findings are compatible with the theory that osteoprotegerin may play a pathophysiological role in the development of left ventricular hypertrophy and systolic dysfunction...
  61. ncbi request reprint Influence of race on death and ischemic complications in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes despite modern, protocol-guided treatment
    Marc S Sabatine
    TIMI Study Group, Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass 02115
    Circulation 111:1217-24. 2005
    ..Whether the disparate outcomes exist independently of potential biases in treatment patterns remains unclear...
  62. ncbi request reprint Development of a depressed left ventricular ejection fraction in patients with left ventricular hypertrophy and a normal ejection fraction
    J Eduardo Rame
    Cardiovascular Branch, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:234-7. 2004
    ..Risk factors for this outcome included a history of coronary artery disease, pulmonary edema seen on a chest x-ray, or a subsequent myocardial infarction...
  63. ncbi request reprint Unexpected BNP levels in patients with advanced heart failure: a tale of caution and promise
    Mark H Drazner
    Am Heart J 149:187-9. 2005
  64. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular geometry: does shape matter?
    Supriya Sehgal
    Am Heart J 153:153-5. 2007
  65. ncbi request reprint Will the lessons from primary aldosteronism change the treatment of hypertension and left ventricular hypertrophy?
    Richard J Auchus
    Hypertension 50:837-9. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Assessing prognosis in heart failure: is hepatocyte growth factor the next B-type natriuretic peptide?
    Jason N Katz
    Am Heart J 150:1-3. 2005
  67. ncbi request reprint The transition from hypertrophy to failure: how certain are we?
    Mark H Drazner
    Circulation 112:936-8. 2005
  68. ncbi request reprint A risk score for predicting death in Chagas' heart disease
    Sandeep A Kamath
    N Engl J Med 355:2489; author reply 2490-1. 2006