Kim Eagle

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The new definition of myocardial infarction: diagnostic and prognostic implications in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Mark A Meier
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1585-9. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes in acute coronary syndrome in patients receiving statins within 24 hours of onset versus at later times
    Fadi A Saab
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1166-8. 2004
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular ischemic event rates in outpatients with symptomatic atherothrombosis or risk factors in the united states: insights from the REACH Registry
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:91-7. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint A validated prediction model for all forms of acute coronary syndrome: estimating the risk of 6-month postdischarge death in an international registry
    Kim A Eagle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 291:2727-33. 2004
  5. pmc Rationale and design of the National Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions (GenTAC)
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5852, USA
    Am Heart J 157:319-26. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Revised guidelines for the management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, 3910 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:289-95. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Guideline-based standardized care is associated with substantially lower mortality in medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction: the American College of Cardiology's Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) Projects in Michigan
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0477, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1242-8. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Competitive bidding for interventional cardiology supplies: lessons learned during round 2
    Kim A Eagle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:384-8. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in India: challenges and opportunities
    Kim Eagle
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Lancet 371:1394-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Trends in acute reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2006: we are getting better but we have got a long way to go
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0477, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:609-17. 2008

Detail Information

Publications98

  1. ncbi request reprint The new definition of myocardial infarction: diagnostic and prognostic implications in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Mark A Meier
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48105, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1585-9. 2002
    ..The clinical implications of the recently revised criteria for diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes are unknown...
  2. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes in acute coronary syndrome in patients receiving statins within 24 hours of onset versus at later times
    Fadi A Saab
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:1166-8. 2004
    ..Prompt administration of statins appears to be significantly beneficial in patients who present with an acute coronary syndrome...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular ischemic event rates in outpatients with symptomatic atherothrombosis or risk factors in the united states: insights from the REACH Registry
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:91-7. 2009
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint A validated prediction model for all forms of acute coronary syndrome: estimating the risk of 6-month postdischarge death in an international registry
    Kim A Eagle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    JAMA 291:2727-33. 2004
    ..Accurate estimation of risk for untoward outcomes after patients have been hospitalized for an acute coronary syndrome (ACS) may help clinicians guide the type and intensity of therapy...
  5. pmc Rationale and design of the National Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Cardiovascular Conditions (GenTAC)
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5852, USA
    Am Heart J 157:319-26. 2009
    ..Accumulating data have indicated that many TAAs are due to underlying gene mutations. A comprehensive approach to the study of TAAs resulting from genetic mutations is needed to translate this information into advances in treatment...
  6. ncbi request reprint Revised guidelines for the management of non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, 3910 Taubman Center, 1500 East Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 5:289-95. 2003
    ..An optimal single strategy encompassing most patients' needs is not clear. This review focuses on the revised American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association guidelines for the management of patients presenting with UA/NSTEMI...
  7. ncbi request reprint Guideline-based standardized care is associated with substantially lower mortality in medicare patients with acute myocardial infarction: the American College of Cardiology's Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) Projects in Michigan
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0477, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:1242-8. 2005
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Competitive bidding for interventional cardiology supplies: lessons learned during round 2
    Kim A Eagle
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:384-8. 2002
    ..To assess the magnitude of savings and develop concepts for "best strategies" in reducing costs in the purchasing of high-technology, high-cost materials used in coronary interventions and electrophysiologic treatments...
  9. doi request reprint Coronary artery disease in India: challenges and opportunities
    Kim Eagle
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Lancet 371:1394-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Trends in acute reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2006: we are getting better but we have got a long way to go
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0477, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:609-17. 2008
    ..Many patients who are eligible for acute reperfusion therapy receive it after substantial delays or not at all. We wanted to determine whether over the years more patients are receiving reperfusion therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Primer: implementation of guideline-based programs for coronary care
    Kim A Eagle
    Cardiovascular Center, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:163-71. 2006
    ..In this review, we describe our experience and identify the most useful strategies for future implementation of such a project...
  12. ncbi request reprint Practice variation and missed opportunities for reperfusion in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction: findings from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)
    Kim A Eagle
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0366, USA
    Lancet 359:373-7. 2002
    ..This study assessed current practices in relation to reperfusion therapy of ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction from data collected in the multinational, prospective Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events...
  13. ncbi request reprint Taking the national guideline for care of acute myocardial infarction to the bedside: developing the guideline applied in practice (GAP) initiative in Southeast Michigan
    Kim A Eagle
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:5-19. 2002
    ..Ten Michigan hospitals participated in implementing the project, which began in March 2000...
  14. doi request reprint Management of atrial fibrillation: translating clinical trial data into clinical practice
    Kim A Eagle
    Albion Walter Hewlett, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5852, USA
    Am J Med 124:4-14. 2011
    ..This review provides a practical guide for primary care physicians, internists, and cardiologists on current management strategies for atrial fibrillation, based on recent guidelines and current clinical data...
  15. ncbi request reprint Adherence to evidence-based therapies after discharge for acute coronary syndromes: an ongoing prospective, observational study
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 117:73-81. 2004
    ..To determine the rates of patient adherence to key evidence-based therapies at 6 months after hospital discharge for an acute coronary syndrome...
  16. ncbi request reprint Enhancing quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: shifting the focus of improvement from key indicators to process of care and tool use: the American College of Cardiology Acute Myocardial Infarction Guidelines Applied in Practice Project in Mich
    Rajendra H Mehta
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2166-73. 2004
    ..This project evaluated if by focusing on process changes and tool use rather than key indicator rates, the use of evidence-based therapies in patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) would increase...
  17. ncbi request reprint Implementation of the ACC/AHA guidelines for preoperative cardiac risk assessment in a general medicine preoperative clinic: improving efficiency and preserving outcomes
    Yassar Almanaseer
    The Michigan Cardiovascular Research and Reporting Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Cardiology 103:24-9. 2005
    ..We sought to study the impact of guideline implementation for cardiac risk assessment in a general internal medicine preoperative clinic...
  18. ncbi request reprint Influence of concurrent renal dysfunction on outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes and implications of the use of glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors
    Rosario V Freeman
    Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:718-24. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the in-hospital outcome and influence of glycoprotein (GP) IIb/IIIa antagonists on patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) across a range of renal function...
  19. ncbi request reprint Gender and perceived severity of cardiac disease: evidence that women are "tougher"
    David P Nau
    College of Pharmacy, Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 1065, USA
    Am J Med 118:1256-61. 2005
    ..We sought to determine whether men and women with acute coronary syndrome differ in their perceptions of the severity of cardiac-related illness while controlling for the clinical severity of their condition...
  20. ncbi request reprint The 12-lead electrocardiogram as a predictive tool of mortality after acute myocardial infarction: current status in an era of revascularization and reperfusion
    Mircea Petrina
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 152:11-8. 2006
    ..8-4.3). In addition, our review discusses electrocardiographic markers of poor outcome that were not independent risk factors on multivariate analysis, conflicting findings, and knowledge gaps that can help plan future research efforts...
  21. ncbi request reprint Adherence to medications by patients after acute coronary syndromes
    Anchal Sud
    College of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 39:1792-7. 2005
    ..Nonadherence to medication may lead to poor medical outcomes...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effect of amiodarone +/- diltiazem +/- beta blocker on frequency of atrial fibrillation, length of hospitalization, and hospital costs after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Michael H Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1126-8. 2002
  23. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of transient and sustained increase in in-hospital creatinine on outcomes of patients admitted with acute coronary syndrome
    Rakesh Latchamsetty
    University of Michigan Hospital, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:939-42. 2007
    ..Furthermore, return to baseline function by discharge does not protect against this risk. These findings have implications for management of these high-risk patients...
  24. ncbi request reprint Differences in clinical presentation, management, and outcomes of acute type a aortic dissection in patients with and without previous cardiac surgery
    J Stewart Collins
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circulation 110:II237-42. 2004
    ..There are less data on the clinical and diagnostic imaging characteristics, management, and outcomes of patients with previous cardiac surgery (PCS) presenting with acute type A aortic dissection (AAD)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of combined pharmacologic treatment with clopidogrel and a statin on outcomes of patients with non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndromes: perspectives from a large multinational registry
    Michael J Lim
    Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, Saint Louis University, St Louis, MO, USA
    Eur Heart J 26:1063-9. 2005
    ..To evaluate clinical outcomes associated with the combined use of clopidogrel and statins vs. clopidogrel alone on a background of aspirin therapy in patients with the spectrum of acute coronary syndromes (ACS)...
  26. ncbi request reprint Frequency of negative coronary arteriographic findings in patients with chest pain is related to community practice patterns
    Peter M Farrehi
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:643-8. 2002
    ..Cardiology self-referral and personal gain does not seem to be a major factor in selection of patients for invasive studies...
  27. ncbi request reprint Nephropathy requiring dialysis after percutaneous coronary intervention and the critical role of an adjusted contrast dose
    Rosario V Freeman
    Division of Cardiology, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1068-73. 2002
    ..A risk prediction tool for NRD with guidelines for prevention is presented...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of end-of-month admission on length of stay and quality of care among inpatients with myocardial infarction
    James P Smith
    University of Michigan Heart Care Program, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 113:288-93. 2002
    ..We studied whether transfer of care when house staff and faculty switch services affects length of stay or quality of care among hospitalized patients...
  29. ncbi request reprint Improving quality of care for acute myocardial infarction: The Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) Initiative
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Hospital, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA 287:1269-76. 2002
    ..However, it is unknown if a structured initiative for improving care of patients with AMI can be effectively implemented at a wide variety of hospitals...
  30. ncbi request reprint Impact of extracardiac vascular disease on acute prognosis in patients who undergo percutaneous coronary interventions (data from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Michigan Cardiovascular Consortium [BMC2])
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:972-4. 2003
    ..The underlying cause of this significant association is unclear, but it warrants further investigation in an attempt to improve outcome in this high-risk cohort...
  31. ncbi request reprint Syncope in acute aortic dissection: diagnostic, prognostic, and clinical implications
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Med 113:468-71. 2002
    ..Syncope is a well-recognized symptom of acute aortic dissection, often indicating the development of dangerous complications such as cardiac tamponade...
  32. ncbi request reprint A prospective, randomized, controlled trial of an emergency department-based atrial fibrillation treatment strategy with low-molecular-weight heparin
    Michael H Kim
    Division of Cardiology, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 40:187-92. 2002
    ..We assess an alternative accelerated clinical pathway approach to the management of patients with newly diagnosed or new-onset atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Prognostic significance of an elevated creatine kinase in the absence of an elevated troponin I during an acute coronary syndrome
    Kimberly C Yee
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health Systems, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1442-4. 2003
    ..This risk is accentuated in troponin-negative, CK-MB positive patients who do not demonstrate ST elevation by electrocardiogram...
  34. ncbi request reprint Statin initiation following coronary artery bypass grafting: outcome of a hospital discharge protocol
    Ujjaini Khanderia
    Department of Pharmacy Services B2D 321, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0008, USA
    Chest 127:455-63. 2005
    ..We also evaluated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) goal attainment (ie, < 100 mg/dL), safety monitoring, and tolerability of the statin drug...
  35. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in antiplatelet/antithrombotic use in acute coronary syndromes and in-hospital major bleeding complications
    Apurva A Motivala
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1359-63. 2007
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Atrial fibrillation after coronary surgery: comparison between different health care systems
    Silja Majahalme
    Tampere University Hospital, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, P O Box 2000, 33521 Tampere, Finland
    Int J Cardiol 82:209-18; discussion 218-9. 2002
    ..This observational study compared the incidence of and treatment strategies for postoperative AF after primary coronary bypass surgery...
  37. doi request reprint A prior myocardial infarction: how does it affect management and outcomes in recurrent acute coronary syndromes?
    Apurva A Motivala
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0477, USA
    Clin Cardiol 31:590-6. 2008
    ..The differences in presentation, management, and subsequent clinical outcomes in patients with and without a prior myocardial infarction (MI) and presenting with another episode of ACS remain unexplored...
  38. ncbi request reprint Perioperative cardiac assessment for noncardiac surgery: eight steps to the best possible outcome
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Circulation 107:2771-4. 2003
  39. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use and potential impact of early beta-blocker therapy in non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction with and without heart failure: the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events
    Michael Emery
    The University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0477, USA
    Am Heart J 152:1015-21. 2006
    ..Early beta-blocker (BB) therapy improves outcomes in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction; however, limited data are available on its early use and its impact in non-ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (NSTEMI)...
  40. ncbi request reprint Closing the gap between science and practice: the need for professional leadership
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 22:196-201. 2003
    ....
  41. pmc Does simplicity compromise accuracy in ACS risk prediction? A retrospective analysis of the TIMI and GRACE risk scores
    Krishna G Aragam
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 4:e7947. 2009
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic implication of extracardiac vascular disease in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:964-6. 2003
    ..0 to 2.0, p = 0.029). When extracardiac vascular disease was separated into cerebrovascular disease and peripheral vascular disease, cerebrovascular disease was less common but was associated with a trend towards worse survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint Elective coronary revascularization, an iatrogenic form of acute coronary syndrome: how can clinicians reduce the risks?
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am Heart J 148:371-7. 2004
  44. ncbi request reprint Impact of duty hours restrictions on quality of care and clinical outcomes
    Jignesh Bhavsar
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Med 120:968-74. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the impact of the duty-hours restrictions on quality of care and outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndrome...
  45. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of low-density lipoprotein particle size measurement in cardiovascular disease prevention
    Robert D Brook
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Clin Cardiol 28:534-7. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi request reprint Screening for myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke: a population-based study
    Devin L Brown
    Stroke Program, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 29:96-100. 2007
    ..Screening for abnormal cardiac biomarkers to identify potential MI cases may be more accurate and efficient than using ICD-9 codes...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effect of statin use in patients with acute coronary syndromes and a serum low-density lipoprotein<or=80 mg/dl
    Thomas T Tsai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1491-3. 2005
    ..0% vs 9.5%, p=0.005). These results suggest that patients who have an acute coronary syndrome and a low-density lipoprotein cholesterol level<or=80 mg/dl in the absence of statin therapy may benefit from such therapy at discharge...
  48. ncbi request reprint A negative carotid plaque area test is superior to other noninvasive atherosclerosis studies for reducing the likelihood of having underlying significant coronary artery disease
    Robert D Brook
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 26:656-62. 2006
    ..Although each test may enhance risk stratification, their comparative abilities to screen for underlying coronary stenoses in individual patients is less established...
  49. doi request reprint Ascending thoracic aorta dimension and outcomes in acute type B dissection (from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection [IRAD])
    Anna M Booher
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:315-20. 2011
    ..Those with smaller proximal aortas are more likely to receive endovascular therapy...
  50. ncbi request reprint Acute type B aortic dissection: does aortic arch involvement affect management and outcomes? Insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
    Thomas T Tsai
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Circulation 116:I150-6. 2007
    ..However, the treatment of TB-AAD with aortic arch involvement (AAI) remains an unresolved issue...
  51. ncbi request reprint Evidence-based medical therapy of patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Vijay S Ramanath
    University of Michigan Medical Center, 300 N Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 7:95-116. 2007
    ..Studies involving ACS patients suggest that stringent glycemic control may result in benefits in both morbidity and mortality...
  52. ncbi request reprint Acute limb ischemia associated with type B aortic dissection: clinical relevance and therapy
    Peter K Henke
    Section of Vascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Surgery 140:532-9; discussion 539-40. 2006
    ..The goal of the current study is to characterize the presentation, therapy, and outcomes of acute limb ischemia (ALI) associated with type B aortic dissection (AoD)...
  53. ncbi request reprint Long-term survival in patients presenting with type B acute aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection
    Thomas T Tsai
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48106 0384, USA
    Circulation 114:2226-31. 2006
    ..We used data from a contemporary registry of acute type B aortic dissection to better understand factors associated with adverse long-term survival...
  54. doi request reprint Cardiovascular supply cost negotiations: partnering for the future
    Robert K Keast
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Health Care Manag (Frederick) 29:68-74. 2010
    ..In a joint effort with physicians, administration, and suppliers, and in the spirit of partnership, the University of Michigan Health System has developed and implemented such a model that illustrates the opportunities to be gained...
  55. ncbi request reprint Cardiac biomarkers in the diagnosis, prognosis and management of coronary artery disease: a primer for internists
    Vineet Chopra
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of General Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Indian J Med Sci 64:561-73. 2010
    ..The review concludes with highlights on novel avenues of biomarker research that promise an exciting future for these entities...
  56. doi request reprint Association between admission neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Umesh U Tamhane
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:653-7. 2008
    ..Admission NLR is an independent predictor of in-hospital and 6-month mortality in patients with ACS. This relatively inexpensive marker of inflammation can aid in the risk stratification and prognosis of patients diagnosed with ACS...
  57. ncbi request reprint Improving quality of cardiovascular care in the real world: how can we remove the barriers?
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Division of Cardiology, University of Health System, University Hospital, Ann Arbor, Mich 48103 0311, USA
    Am J Manag Care 10:471-2. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint Patients undergoing infrainguinal bypass to treat atherosclerotic vascular disease are underprescribed cardioprotective medications: effect on graft patency, limb salvage, and mortality
    Peter K Henke
    Cardiovascular Division of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:357-65. 2004
    ..Whether statin drugs and ACE inhibitors confer an improvement in graft patency, limb salvage, and operative mortality is unknown...
  59. ncbi request reprint Comparison of outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes with and without atrial fibrillation
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48105, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1031-6. 2003
    ..However, only new-onset AF is an independent predictor of in-hospital adverse events in patients with ACS...
  60. ncbi request reprint Impact of combination evidence-based medical therapy on mortality in patients with acute coronary syndromes
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circulation 109:745-9. 2004
    ..However, the impact of the combination of these agents on clinical outcomes has not been studied before...
  61. ncbi request reprint Acute type B aortic dissection in elderly patients: clinical features, outcomes, and simple risk stratification rule
    Rajendra H Mehta
    Department of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 77:1622-8; discussion 1629. 2004
    ..Accordingly, we sought to evaluate the clinical features and outcomes and derive a simple risk stratification rule for elderly with ABAD...
  62. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization prior to elective vascular surgery: does it reduce cardiac risk?
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, 48103, USA
    J Vasc Surg 36:644-5. 2002
  63. ncbi request reprint Coronary artery bypass grafting in octogenarians: clinical and economic outcomes at community-based healthcare facilities
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:749-55. 2002
    ..Results of recent studies from high-volume academic centers suggest that coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) is becoming safer to perform in octogenarians. Similar data from community-based facilities do not exist...
  64. ncbi request reprint Public reporting and case selection for percutaneous coronary interventions: an analysis from two large multicenter percutaneous coronary intervention databases
    Mauro Moscucci
    University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 45:1759-65. 2005
    ..The purpose of this research was to determine the potential effect of public reporting on case selection for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relationship between operator volume and adverse outcome in contemporary percutaneous coronary intervention practice: an analysis of a quality-controlled multicenter percutaneous coronary intervention clinical database
    Mauro Moscucci
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 0311, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:625-32. 2005
    ..The aim of our study was to evaluate the volume-outcome relationship in a large, quality-controlled, contemporary percutaneous coronary interventions (PCI) database...
  66. ncbi request reprint Rapid-cycle improvement in quality of care for patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction or heart failure: moving from a culture of missed opportunity to a system of accountability
    Elizabeth Nolan
    The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Cardiovasc Manag 16:14-9. 2005
    ..At the same time, a process was implemented to provide rapid feedback on key quality indicator compliance within a short time after discharge. At 12 months, quality improvements have been demonstrated...
  67. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction in the young--The University of Michigan experience
    Michele Doughty
    University of Michigan Heart Care Program and the Consortium for Health Care Outcomes, Innovation, and Cost Effectiveness Studies, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am Heart J 143:56-62. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess frequency, risk factors, treatment, and complications of very young patients with acute myocardial infarction (MI) at the University of Michigan Medical Center (UMMC)...
  68. doi request reprint Pacemaker reuse for patients in resource poor countries: is something always better than nothing?
    Jamie Vanartsdalen
    The University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:300-6. 2012
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators in patients with ischemic heart disease and left ventricular dysfunction
    Paul S Chan
    Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:2228-33. 2006
    ..To investigate the generalizabilty of this mortality reduction, we examined the effectiveness of ICDs in clinical practice...
  70. doi request reprint Geographic differences in clinical presentation, treatment, and outcomes in type A acute aortic dissection (from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection)
    Arun Raghupathy
    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1562-6. 2008
    ..In conclusion, geographic differences in presentation and initial management were highlighted, but this did not translate into a difference in early mortality...
  71. ncbi request reprint Utility of C-reactive protein measurement in risk stratification during primary cardiovascular disease prevention
    Robert L Bard
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1378-9. 2005
    ..Because hs-CRP evaluation significantly altered the cardiovascular risk strata of most intermediate-risk patients, it may therefore be a useful test during primary cardiovascular disease prevention...
  72. ncbi request reprint Mortality differences by dialysis modality among incident ESRD patients with and without coronary artery disease
    Santhi K Ganesh
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:415-24. 2003
    ..Whether differences in solute clearance and/or cardiac risk profiles between PD and HD may explain these findings deserves further investigation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Contemporary results of surgery in acute type A aortic dissection: The International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection experience
    Santi Trimarchi
    Istituto Policlinico S Donato, Milanese, Italy
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 129:112-22. 2005
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  74. ncbi request reprint Acute aortic dissection
    Desikan Kamalakannan
    St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI 48236, USA
    Crit Care Clin 23:779-800, vi. 2007
    ..This comprehensive review discusses the pathophysiology, classification, clinical manifestations, early diagnosis, and management of this important cardiovascular emergency...
  75. ncbi request reprint A quality guarantee in acute coronary syndromes: the American College of Cardiology's Guidelines Applied in Practice program taken real-time
    Smit Vasaiwala
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Loyola University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am Heart J 153:16-21. 2007
    ..We have previously demonstrated that application of the American College of Cardiology Guidelines Applied in Practice (GAP) tools can improve quality indicator rates and outcomes of patients hospitalized with ACS...
  76. ncbi request reprint A common sense approach to perioperative evaluation
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Am Fam Physician 66:1824, 1826. 2002
  77. ncbi request reprint Elevated leukocyte count and adverse hospital events in patients with acute coronary syndromes: findings from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)
    Mark I Furman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am Heart J 147:42-8. 2004
    ..To examine the association between elevated leukocyte count and hospital mortality and heart failure in patients enrolled in the multinational, observational Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)...
  78. ncbi request reprint ACC/AHA guideline update for perioperative cardiovascular evaluation for noncardiac surgery---executive summary a report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines (Committee to Update the 1996 Guide
    Kim A Eagle
    Circulation 105:1257-67. 2002
  79. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patients with acute coronary syndrome with and without systemic hypertension
    Silja K Majahalme
    Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland
    Am J Cardiol 92:258-63. 2003
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  80. ncbi request reprint Assessing performance reports to individual providers in the care of acute coronary syndromes
    Obli Mani
    Hahnemann University, Philadelphia, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:220-32. 2002
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Gender-related differences in acute aortic dissection
    Christoph A Nienaber
    Division of Cardiology, University Hospital Rostock, Rostock School of Medicine, Ernst Heydemann Strasse 6, 18057 Rostock, Germany
    Circulation 109:3014-21. 2004
    ..Few data exist on gender-related differences in clinical presentation, diagnostic findings, management, and outcomes in acute aortic dissection (AAD)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Impact of prior peripheral arterial disease and stroke on outcomes of acute coronary syndromes and effect of evidence-based therapies (from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events)
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Gill Heart Institute and the University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, outcomes after ACS are worse in patients with PAD or stroke, with the highest risk in patients with the 2 conditions and the use of evidence-based therapies are associated with improved outcomes in all ACS subgroups...
  83. ncbi request reprint Medication performance measures and mortality following acute coronary syndromes
    Christopher B Granger
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Am J Med 118:858-65. 2005
    ..To identify patient and health care factors which are related to the use of medical treatments that comprise quality measures and to assess the relation of these measures with mortality...
  84. ncbi request reprint Aortic dissection--an update
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, University of Kentucky, KY, USA
    Curr Probl Cardiol 30:287-325. 2005
    ..Overall patients with aortic dissection are at high risk for an adverse outcome and need to be managed aggressively in hospital and long term with frequent follow-up...
  85. ncbi request reprint Implications of periaortic hematoma in patients with acute aortic dissection (from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection)
    Debabrata Mukherjee
    Gill Heart Institute, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1734-8. 2005
    ..The early identification and aggressive management of patients with periaortic hematomas may potentially improve clinical outcomes...
  86. ncbi request reprint American College of Cardiology and American Heart Association methodology for the selection and creation of performance measures for quantifying the quality of cardiovascular care
    John A Spertus
    Circulation 111:1703-12. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic and prognostic impact of the redefinition of acute myocardial infarction: lessons from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)
    Shaun G Goodman
    Canadian Heart Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am Heart J 151:654-60. 2006
    ..The impact and prognostic value of the redefinition of myocardial infarction (MI) with more sensitive markers have not been evaluated prospectively in a large, less selected population with acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  88. ncbi request reprint Perceived work performance of patients who experienced an acute coronary syndrome event
    Jeffrey J Ellis
    Department of Pharmacy, Lincoln Surgical Hospital, Lincoln, Nebr, USA
    Cardiology 104:120-6. 2005
    ..Currently employed ACS patients report a high level of work performance. Symptom burden, perceived disease severity, age and physical function appear to be associated with perceived work performance...
  89. ncbi request reprint Role and results of surgery in acute type B aortic dissection: insights from the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection (IRAD)
    Santi Trimarchi
    Cardiovascular Center E Malan, Policlinico San Donato, Via Morandi 30, 20097 San Donato Milanese, Italy
    Circulation 114:I357-64. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi request reprint Branch vessel complications are increased in aortic dissection patients with renal insufficiency
    Joshua A Beckman
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Vasc Med 9:267-70. 2004
    ..Upon recognition, renal impairment indicates a need for close monitoring, aggressive blood pressure control, and evaluation of aortic branch vessel circulations...
  91. ncbi request reprint Impact of age on management and outcome of acute coronary syndrome: observations from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events (GRACE)
    Alvaro Avezum
    Dante Pazzanese Cardiology Institute, Research Division, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Am Heart J 149:67-73. 2005
    ..Evidence-based cardiac therapies are underutilized in elderly patients. We assessed differences in practice patterns, comorbidities, and in-hospital event rates, by age and type of acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Coronary revascularization before noncardiac surgery
    Mauro Moscucci
    N Engl J Med 351:2861-3. 2004
  93. ncbi request reprint Simple risk models to predict surgical mortality in acute type A aortic dissection: the International Registry of Acute Aortic Dissection score
    Vincenzo Rampoldi
    Cardiovascular Center E Malan, Policlinico S Donato, S Donato Milanese, Italy
    Ann Thorac Surg 83:55-61. 2007
    ..We report a predictive score to identify risk of death that may be helpful to assist surgeons who are considering whether to proceed with surgical correction in the case of patients in extreme clinical risk...
  94. ncbi request reprint Use of heparins in Non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndromes
    Joel M Gore
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Mass 01655, USA
    Am J Med 120:63-71. 2007
    ..We describe the use of antithrombotic therapy in the management of patients with acute coronary syndromes...
  95. pmc Valve surgery in octogenarians: in-hospital and long-term outcomes
    Eduardo Bossone
    Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Research Council of Italy, Lecce Section
    Can J Cardiol 23:223-7. 2007
    ..However, their preoperative risk factors, and in-hospital and long-term outcomes have not been thoroughly investigated...
  96. ncbi request reprint Association of painless acute aortic dissection with increased mortality
    Seung Woo Park
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 79:1252-7. 2004
    ..To evaluate the clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with painless acute aortic dissection (AAD)...
  97. ncbi request reprint Comparison of aortic dissection in patients with and without Marfan's syndrome (results from the International Registry of Aortic Dissection)
    James L Januzzi
    Thoracic Aorta Center and Cardiology Division, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, 02114, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:400-2. 2004
    ..Our data support the importance of aneurysm surveillance and prophylactic surgical intervention for patients with Marfan's syndrome to potentially reduce the risk of mortality...
  98. ncbi request reprint Treating patients with acute coronary syndromes with aggressive antiplatelet therapy (from the Global Registry of Acute Coronary Events)
    Michael J Lim
    Saint Louis University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:917-21. 2005
    ..Although no differences in hospital death rates were evident in patients receiving triple therapy, this population was at significantly increased risk of major bleeding episodes during hospitalization...