Jacob S Elkins

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Alzheimer disease risk and genetic variation in ACE: a meta-analysis
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 62:363-8. 2004
  2. ncbi Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and cognitive function in older women
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:672-8. 2007
  3. ncbi Validation and refinement of scores to predict very early stroke risk after transient ischaemic attack
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Stroke Service, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Lancet 369:283-92. 2007
  4. ncbi Pre-existing hypertension and the impact of stroke on cognitive function
    Jacob S Elkins
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:68-74. 2005
  5. ncbi Effect of a US National Institutes of Health programme of clinical trials on public health and costs
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Lancet 367:1319-27. 2006
  6. ncbi Midlife obesity and long-term risk of nursing home admission
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1472-8. 2006
  7. doi Predictors and outcomes of intraprocedural rupture in patients treated for ruptured intracranial aneurysms: the CARAT study
    Lucas Elijovich
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:1501-6. 2008
  8. ncbi Cognitive function predicts first-time stroke and heart disease
    Jacob S Elkins
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurology 64:1750-5. 2005
  9. ncbi Recruiting subjects for acute stroke trials: a meta-analysis
    Jacob S Elkins
    The University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Stroke 37:123-8. 2006
  10. ncbi Pediatric Stroke Belt: geographic variation in stroke mortality in US children
    Heather J Fullerton
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 35:1570-3. 2004

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Publications11

  1. ncbi Alzheimer disease risk and genetic variation in ACE: a meta-analysis
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Neurology 62:363-8. 2004
    ..Numerous studies have tested for associations between common variants of the angiotensin-converting enzyme gene (ACE) and late-onset Alzheimer disease (AD), but results have been inconclusive...
  2. ncbi Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase C677T polymorphism and cognitive function in older women
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 166:672-8. 2007
    ..035). Although the strength of the observed associations was modest, these results lend some support to the theory that an elevated homocysteine level contributes to cognitive decline...
  3. ncbi Validation and refinement of scores to predict very early stroke risk after transient ischaemic attack
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Stroke Service, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Lancet 369:283-92. 2007
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  4. ncbi Pre-existing hypertension and the impact of stroke on cognitive function
    Jacob S Elkins
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Ann Neurol 58:68-74. 2005
    ..13; 95% CI, 1.04-1.22) (p for interaction = 0.032). Pre-existing hypertension in women is associated with a greater impact of stroke on cognitive function, possibly by influencing the ability to tolerate or recover from brain injury...
  5. ncbi Effect of a US National Institutes of Health programme of clinical trials on public health and costs
    S Claiborne Johnston
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Lancet 367:1319-27. 2006
    ..The total costs and benefits to society of a clinical trial, the final step in testing an intervention, can be estimated by evaluating the effect of trial results on medical care and health...
  6. ncbi Midlife obesity and long-term risk of nursing home admission
    Jacob S Elkins
    Department of Neurology, University of California, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0114, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:1472-8. 2006
    ..We investigated whether obesity in middle-aged individuals influences the need for future nursing home care and whether the risk of nursing home admission associated with obesity is greater in whites than in blacks...
  7. doi Predictors and outcomes of intraprocedural rupture in patients treated for ruptured intracranial aneurysms: the CARAT study
    Lucas Elijovich
    Department of Neurology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 39:1501-6. 2008
    ..Intraprocedural rupture (IPR) is a well known complication of intracranial aneurysm treatment. Risks and predictors of IPR and its impact on outcome have not been clearly established...
  8. ncbi Cognitive function predicts first-time stroke and heart disease
    Jacob S Elkins
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Neurology 64:1750-5. 2005
    ..To investigate whether impaired cognitive function is an early manifestation of vascular injury in the brain and therefore predicts risk of subsequent cardiovascular disease...
  9. ncbi Recruiting subjects for acute stroke trials: a meta-analysis
    Jacob S Elkins
    The University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Stroke 37:123-8. 2006
    ..Recruitment rate is a major determinant of the duration, cost, and feasibility of acute stroke trials...
  10. ncbi Pediatric Stroke Belt: geographic variation in stroke mortality in US children
    Heather J Fullerton
    Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0114, USA
    Stroke 35:1570-3. 2004
    ..If the Stroke Belt is solely caused by regional differences in atherosclerotic stroke risk factors, it should not apply to children...
  11. ncbi Regionalization of treatment for subarachnoid hemorrhage: a cost-utility analysis
    Naomi S Bardach
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 01, USA
    Circulation 109:2207-12. 2004
    ..Whether regionalization of care for SAH is cost-effective is unknown...