Deborah Kado

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Narrative review: hyperkyphosis in older persons
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:330-8. 2007
  2. ncbi Vertebral fractures and mortality in older women: a prospective study. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group
    D M Kado
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1215-20. 1999
  3. pmc Hyperkyphosis predicts mortality independent of vertebral osteoporosis in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:681-7. 2009
  4. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of injurious falls in older persons: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:652-7. 2007
  5. ncbi The rehabilitation of hyperkyphotic posture in the elderly
    D M Kado
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:583-93. 2009
  6. ncbi Comparing a supine radiologic versus standing clinical measurement of kyphosis in older women: the Fracture Intervention Trial
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:463-7. 2006
  7. pmc Hyperkyphotic posture and poor physical functional ability in older community-dwelling men and women: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:633-7. 2005
  8. ncbi Homocysteine versus the vitamins folate, B6, and B12 as predictors of cognitive function and decline in older high-functioning adults: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Am J Med 118:161-7. 2005
  9. ncbi Rapid resting heart rate: a simple and powerful predictor of osteoporotic fractures and mortality in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:455-60. 2002
  10. ncbi Homocysteine levels and decline in physical function: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med 113:537-42. 2002

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi Narrative review: hyperkyphosis in older persons
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Ann Intern Med 147:330-8. 2007
    ..With the growing older population, we now need research that leads to a deeper understanding of the causes, consequences, and treatment of this common condition...
  2. ncbi Vertebral fractures and mortality in older women: a prospective study. Study of Osteoporotic Fractures Research Group
    D M Kado
    Department of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Arch Intern Med 159:1215-20. 1999
    ..However, only one third of vertebral fractures are diagnosed. It is unknown whether vertebral fractures, whether clinically apparent or not, are associated with greater mortality...
  3. pmc Hyperkyphosis predicts mortality independent of vertebral osteoporosis in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 150:681-7. 2009
    ..Excessive kyphosis may be associated with earlier mortality, but previous studies have not controlled for clinically silent vertebral fractures, which are a known mortality risk factor...
  4. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of injurious falls in older persons: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 62:652-7. 2007
    ..Improved identification of those at risk for falls could lead to effective interventions. Because hyperkyphotic posture is associated with impaired physical functioning, we hypothesized that kyphosis may also be associated with falls...
  5. ncbi The rehabilitation of hyperkyphotic posture in the elderly
    D M Kado
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Eur J Phys Rehabil Med 45:583-93. 2009
    ..This invited review will discuss hyperkyphosis in terms of its etiology, clinical associations, and treatment in elderly individuals...
  6. ncbi Comparing a supine radiologic versus standing clinical measurement of kyphosis in older women: the Fracture Intervention Trial
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 31:463-7. 2006
    ..A study of agreement between different measures of kyphosis, a clinical standing measure (Debrunner kyphometer; Protek AG, Bern, Switzerland) versus a supine radiologic measure (Cobb angle)...
  7. pmc Hyperkyphotic posture and poor physical functional ability in older community-dwelling men and women: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, 10945 Le Conte Ave, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 60:633-7. 2005
    ..Our study objective was to determine the association between hyperkyphotic posture and physical functional limitations...
  8. ncbi Homocysteine versus the vitamins folate, B6, and B12 as predictors of cognitive function and decline in older high-functioning adults: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California Los Angeles, 90095, USA
    Am J Med 118:161-7. 2005
    ..Further, high homocysteine levels are associated with low vitamin status, and it is unknown whether it is homocysteine toxicity or vitamin insufficiency that is responsible for the observed cognitive dysfunction...
  9. ncbi Rapid resting heart rate: a simple and powerful predictor of osteoporotic fractures and mortality in older women
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:455-60. 2002
    ..To determine whether resting heart rate is associated with several types of osteoporotic fractures, mortality, and cause-specific mortality in older women...
  10. ncbi Homocysteine levels and decline in physical function: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Med 113:537-42. 2002
    ..To test whether elevated homocysteine levels are associated with an increased risk of decline in physical function in older persons...
  11. ncbi Incident vertebral fractures and mortality in older women: a prospective study
    D M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, 10945 Le Conte Avenue, Suite 2339, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:589-94. 2003
    ..06; 95% CI=0.88 1.28). Older women with incident vertebral fractures have an increased risk of mortality that may be explained by weight loss and physical frailty...
  12. ncbi A cure for all ills
    Deborah M Kado
    David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1399. 2004
  13. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture predicts mortality in older community-dwelling men and women: a prospective study
    Deborah M Kado
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1662-7. 2004
    ..To determine the association between hyperkyphotic posture and rate of mortality and cause-specific mortality in older persons...
  14. ncbi Hyperkyphotic posture and risk of future osteoporotic fractures: the Rancho Bernardo study
    Mei Hua Huang
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:419-23. 2006
    ..In 596 community-dwelling women, we found that with increasing kyphosis, there was a significant trend of increasing fracture risk that was independent of previous history of fractures or BMD...
  15. ncbi Lymphomatosis cerebri presenting as rapidly progressive dementia
    Jonathan D Weaver
    UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatrics, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Neurologist 13:150-3. 2007
    ..Accurate and timely diagnosis provides the best hope for instituting appropriate treatment and educating the patient and family members as to prognosis based upon likely etiology in a given patient...
  16. ncbi Depressive symptoms as a predictor of cognitive decline: MacArthur Studies of Successful Aging
    Joshua Chodosh
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health System, HSR and D COE and GRECC, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Am J Geriatr Psychiatry 15:406-15. 2007
    ..Our objective was to examine the association between depressive symptoms and longitudinal cognitive changes in older adults who were high-functioning at baseline...
  17. pmc Light to moderate alcohol consumption and disability: variable benefits by health status
    Arun S Karlamangla
    Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:96-104. 2009
    ..Alcohol consumption in moderation might reduce the risk of developing physical disability in older adults in good health but not in those in poor health...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi Sex steroid hormone gene polymorphisms and depressive symptoms in women at midlife
    Howard M Kravitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am J Med 119:S87-93. 2006
    ..13 to 51.82). These data provide evidence that selected genes involved in estrogen synthesis and metabolism increase the odds of more depressive symptoms in women who are premenopausal or perimenopausal...

Research Grants4

  1. Causes and Consequences of Hyperkyphosis in Older Women
    Deborah Kado; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This cost-effective and innovative use of an existing data set is likely to produce the first systematic analyses of this common condition. ..