Ihab M Hajjar

Summary

Affiliation: University of South Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Postural blood pressure changes and orthostatic hypotension in the elderly patient: impact of antihypertensive medications
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland and University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Drugs Aging 22:55-68. 2005
  2. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of the use of statins on the prevalence of dementia and the progression of cognitive impairment
    Ihab Hajjar
    Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M414-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive agents for aging patients who are at risk for cognitive dysfunction
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland University of South Carolina, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 230, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 7:466-73. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of Internet geriatric health information: the GeriatricWeb project
    Ihab Hajjar
    Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:885-90. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal association between antihypertensive medications and cognitive impairment in an elderly population
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:67-73. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the United States, 1988-2000
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    JAMA 290:199-206. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium lowers the age-related rise in blood pressure in the United States: the NHANES III survey
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29206, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:122-6. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Regional variations of blood pressure in the United States are associated with regional variations in dietary intakes: the NHANES-III data
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Nutr 133:211-4. 2003
  10. ncbi request reprint Age-related bias in the management of hypertension: a national survey of physicians' opinions on hypertension in elderly adults
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Palmetto Health Alliance, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M487-91. 2002

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Postural blood pressure changes and orthostatic hypotension in the elderly patient: impact of antihypertensive medications
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland and University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina 29203, USA
    Drugs Aging 22:55-68. 2005
    ....
  2. pmc Renin angiotensin system gene polymorphisms modify angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors' effect on cognitive function: the health, aging and body composition study
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Gerontology, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:1035-42. 2010
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint The impact of the use of statins on the prevalence of dementia and the progression of cognitive impairment
    Ihab Hajjar
    Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M414-8. 2002
    ..We decided to investigate the association between the use of statins and the prevalence of dementia and statins' impact on the progression of cognitive impairment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Antihypertensive agents for aging patients who are at risk for cognitive dysfunction
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland University of South Carolina, 9 Medical Park Drive, Suite 230, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 7:466-73. 2005
    ..These drugs may be preferred in such clinical situations...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality of Internet geriatric health information: the GeriatricWeb project
    Ihab Hajjar
    Palmetto Health Richland, Columbia, South Carolina 29201, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:885-90. 2005
    ..Healthcare professionals need to be aware of how to locate high-quality IGHI and how to assess the quality of available IGHI...
  6. ncbi request reprint Cross-sectional and longitudinal association between antihypertensive medications and cognitive impairment in an elderly population
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:67-73. 2005
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Trends in prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in the United States, 1988-2000
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA
    JAMA 290:199-206. 2003
    ..Prior analyses of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data through 1991 have suggested that hypertension prevalence is declining, but more recent self-reported rates of hypertension suggest that the rate is increasing...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dietary calcium lowers the age-related rise in blood pressure in the United States: the NHANES III survey
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Internal Medicine, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC 29206, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 5:122-6. 2003
    ..001). If the calcium intake of the general population were to increase to above 1200 mg, the incidence of isolated systolic hypertension in the elderly might be decreased...
  9. ncbi request reprint Regional variations of blood pressure in the United States are associated with regional variations in dietary intakes: the NHANES-III data
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Palmetto Health Alliance University of South Carolina, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Nutr 133:211-4. 2003
    ..quot; The region of the United States that includes the "stroke belt" has dietary patterns that may contribute to the high prevalence of hypertension and cardiovascular disease...
  10. ncbi request reprint Age-related bias in the management of hypertension: a national survey of physicians' opinions on hypertension in elderly adults
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina School of Medicine Palmetto Health Alliance, Columbia 29203, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M487-91. 2002
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint The impact of lifestyle behavior on hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in a southeastern population
    Brandy K Dickson
    Division of Geriatrics, Center for Senior Hypertension, Palmetto Health Richland University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Med Sci 332:211-5. 2006
    ..We were interested in determining the rates of hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in individuals living in the southeastern United States and evaluating the impact of lifestyle behaviors on these rates...
  12. ncbi request reprint Web-based framework for improving geriatric education
    Victor A Hirth
    Senior Primary Care Practice, Palmetto Health Richland, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 25:43-55. 2004
    ..We also propose a framework addressing the design and content for developing a geriatric specific website. We use this framework to propose a prototype resource on falls and gait instability...
  13. ncbi request reprint Improving patient outcomes with ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in elderly with hypertension
    Brandy K Frost
    Center for Senior Hypertension, Palmetto Health Richland, University of South Carolina School of Medicine, Columbia, SC 29203, USA
    J Am Acad Nurse Pract 18:104-15. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article is to review the current knowledge regarding ambulatory blood pressure monitoring (ABPM) use in clinical practice and to provide example cases for its use in a hypertension (HTN) specialty clinic...
  14. ncbi request reprint The use of the internet in geriatrics education: results of a national survey of medical geriatrics academic programs
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Harvard Medical School, Gerontology Division, Department of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Gerontol Geriatr Educ 27:85-95. 2007
    ..Users and developers of medical geriatric Internet materials had more full-time faculty and nonclinical faculty. The results of our survey indicate that the Internet is being widely used in medical geriatric education...
  15. pmc A novel aging phenotype of slow gait, impaired executive function, and depressive symptoms: relationship to blood pressure and other cardiovascular risks
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gerontology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Psychiatry, Brigham and Women s Children Hospital, 1200 Center Street, Boston, MA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 64:994-1001. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint A randomized, double-blind, controlled trial of vitamin C in the management of hypertension and lipids
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, Palmetto Health Alliance and University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
    Am J Ther 9:289-93. 2002
    ..Vitamin C supplementation lowers blood pressure in mildly hypertensive patients. There is no additional benefit for a higher dose than 500 mg daily. The effect of vitamin C is most likely to be only short term...
  17. ncbi request reprint Hypertension: trends in prevalence, incidence, and control
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Hebrew Senior Life, 1200 Centre St, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Annu Rev Public Health 27:465-90. 2006
    ..Only about one third of all hypertensives are controlled in the United States. Programs that improve hypertension control rates and prevent hypertension are urgently needed...
  18. pmc Association of blood pressure elevation and nocturnal dipping with brain atrophy, perfusion and functional measures in stroke and nonstroke individuals
    Ihab Hajjar
    Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:17-23. 2010
    ..Although both blood pressure elevation and lower nocturnal dipping increase vascular risk, it is not known whether either or both are also associated with brain atrophy, cerebral perfusion, and functional status...
  19. ncbi request reprint Hyponatremia in older women
    Ihab Hajjar
    Division of Geriatrics, University of South Carolina Palmetto Health Alliance, Columbia, SC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 6:37-9. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint A multidisciplinary management program in primary care to improve hypertension control and healthy behaviors in elderly patients
    Ihab M Hajjar
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:624-6. 2007
  21. doi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and cognitive and functional decline in patients with Alzheimer's disease: an observational study
    Ihab M Hajjar
    Institute for Aging Research Hebrew SeniorLife, Harvard Medical School, and the Beth Israel Deconess Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts 02131, USA
    Am J Alzheimers Dis Other Demen 23:77-83. 2008
    ..This study suggests that use of ACEI in AD patients is associated with slower rate of AD progression. A randomized clinical trial is needed to confirm our finding...

Research Grants2

  1. Aging and The Renin-Angiotensin System in Elderly Hypertensive Individuals
    Ihab Hajjar; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It will also allow us to combine expertise from various fields to increase our understanding of the underlying mechanism by which cardiovascular disease affects aging. ..