David A Kaminsky

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint What does airway resistance tell us about lung function?
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, USA
    Respir Care 57:85-96; discussion 96-9. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of bronchoconstriction does not distinguish mild asthmatic subjects from healthy controls when supine
    David A Kaminsky
    Vermont Lung Center, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:10-9. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Peripheral lung mechanics in asthma: exploring the outer limits
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 24:199-202. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Complex systems in pulmonary medicine: a systems biology approach to lung disease
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:1716-22. 2011
  5. doi request reprint Grading the severity of obstruction in mixed obstructive-restrictive lung disease
    Zechariah S Gardner
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
    Chest 140:598-603. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint DLCO versus DLCO/VA as predictors of pulmonary gas exchange
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 302, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Respir Med 101:989-94. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and use of office spirometry for the detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by primary care physicians
    David A Kaminsky
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, 05405, USA
    Respir Care 50:1639-48. 2005
  8. pmc Motivating smokers in the hospital pulmonary function laboratory to quit smoking by use of the lung age concept
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1161-6. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Lung function and cardiovascular risk: effect of cardiac rehabilitation
    David A Kaminsky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:384-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Methacholine challenge test: diagnostic characteristics in asthmatic patients receiving controller medications
    Kaharu Sumino
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:69-75.e6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint What does airway resistance tell us about lung function?
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, USA
    Respir Care 57:85-96; discussion 96-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review the physiology and methodology of these measures of airway resistance, and then focus on their clinical utility in relation to each other and to spirometry...
  2. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of bronchoconstriction does not distinguish mild asthmatic subjects from healthy controls when supine
    David A Kaminsky
    Vermont Lung Center, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 104:10-9. 2008
    ..Thus heterogeneity appears to be a fundamental feature of bronchoconstriction and is not unique to mild asthma...
  3. doi request reprint Peripheral lung mechanics in asthma: exploring the outer limits
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Pulm Pharmacol Ther 24:199-202. 2011
    ..Further experiments are ongoing and planned in both mice and humans to elucidate the role of fibrin, surfactant and heterogeneous airway narrowing and closure in contributing to AHR in asthma...
  4. doi request reprint Complex systems in pulmonary medicine: a systems biology approach to lung disease
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 110:1716-22. 2011
    ....
  5. doi request reprint Grading the severity of obstruction in mixed obstructive-restrictive lung disease
    Zechariah S Gardner
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 213, 89 Beaumont Ave, Burlington, VT 05405
    Chest 140:598-603. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that adjusting the FEV(1) for the decrease in total lung capacity (TLC) results in a more appropriate grading of the severity of obstruction...
  6. ncbi request reprint DLCO versus DLCO/VA as predictors of pulmonary gas exchange
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Given D 302, 89 Beaumont Avenue, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Respir Med 101:989-94. 2007
    ..However, it is unclear which measure to use when interpreting pulmonary gas exchange. We therefore conducted this study to determine whether the DLCO or the DLCO/VA is a better predictor of oxygen desaturation with exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and use of office spirometry for the detection of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease by primary care physicians
    David A Kaminsky
    Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, 05405, USA
    Respir Care 50:1639-48. 2005
    ..The importance of office spirometry has been strongly advocated in the pulmonary community, but whether its importance is recognized and accepted by primary care physicians is less well established...
  8. pmc Motivating smokers in the hospital pulmonary function laboratory to quit smoking by use of the lung age concept
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 13:1161-6. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of lung age to motivate a quit attempt among smokers presenting to a hospital pulmonary function testing (PFT) laboratory...
  9. doi request reprint Lung function and cardiovascular risk: effect of cardiac rehabilitation
    David A Kaminsky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 30:384-90. 2010
    ..Cardiac rehabilitation is known to reduce cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. We therefore investigated whether cardiac rehabilitation would lead to an improvement in lung function...
  10. doi request reprint Methacholine challenge test: diagnostic characteristics in asthmatic patients receiving controller medications
    Kaharu Sumino
    Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 130:69-75.e6. 2012
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Oscillation mechanics of the human lung periphery in asthma
    David A Kaminsky
    Vermont Lung Center, Departments of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 97:1849-58. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Strategies for screening for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Paul L Enright
    Department of Medicine, The University ot Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA
    Respir Care 48:1194-201; discussion 1201-3. 2003
    ..Respiratory therapists and pulmonary function technologists can help primary care practitioners select good office spirometers for identifying chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and teach staff how to use spirometers correctly...
  13. pmc Effects of obesity and bariatric surgery on airway hyperresponsiveness, asthma control, and inflammation
    Anne E Dixon
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 128:508-15.e1-2. 2011
    ..Asthma in obese subjects is poorly understood, and these patients are often refractory to standard therapy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Allergic rhinitis and sinusitis in asthma: differential effects on symptoms and pulmonary function
    Anne E Dixon
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, 05401, USA
    Chest 130:429-35. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the impact of self-reported allergic rhinitis and sinusitis on lower airway disease in a large cohort of participants with well-characterized asthma...
  15. ncbi request reprint Peripheral lung responsiveness assessed by forced oscillations through the wedged bronchoscope
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Medicine, Vermont Lung Center, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Chest 123:363S. 2003
  16. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide decreases in association with attendance at an asthma summer cAMP
    David A Kaminsky
    Pulmonary Critical Care, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, USA
    J Asthma 45:415-9. 2008
    ..The finding of reduced inflammation following attendance at an asthma summer camp should motivate the child, the parents and the clinician to focus their efforts on improving adherence to therapy and reducing exposures at home...
  17. pmc Elevation of IL-6 in the allergic asthmatic airway is independent of inflammation but associates with loss of central airway function
    Wendy A Neveu
    Department of Medicine, Division of Immunobiology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405, USA
    Respir Res 11:28. 2010
    ..Classically IL-6 has been viewed as an inflammatory marker, along with TNFalpha and IL-1beta, rather than as regulatory cytokine...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular collapse in a 77-year-old-woman with an asthma exacerbation following bronchodilator treatment
    Markus F Meyer
    Department of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Chest 124:1160-3. 2003
  19. doi request reprint Assessing maximal exercise capacity: peak work or peak oxygen consumption?
    David A Kaminsky
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont
    Respir Care 59:90-6. 2014
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Radon awareness and mitigation in Vermont: a public health survey
    Erik P Riesenfeld
    Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Unit, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, 111 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Health Phys 92:425-31. 2007
    ..We identify factors associated with radon mitigation that may lead to improved radon education and mitigation practice...
  21. ncbi request reprint False-positive sputum cytology in a case of pulmonary infarction
    David A Kaminsky
    Department of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington VT 05405, USA
    Respir Care 49:186-8. 2004
    ..Pulmonary infarction is one of many diseases that can produce sputum cytological findings falsely indicative of malignancy...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis of a space-occupying lesion of the lung by pulmonary function tests
    Suzanne Redden
    Department of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Fletcher Allen Health Care, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT 05405, USA
    Respir Care 48:138-41. 2003
  23. ncbi request reprint Reactive nitrogen species in refractory asthma: markers or players?
    David A Kaminsky
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:338-40. 2008
  24. ncbi request reprint COPD and smoking cessation motivation
    David A Kaminsky
    Chest 125:1958; author reply 1958-9. 2004
  25. ncbi request reprint Spirometry and diabetes: implications of reduced lung function
    David A Kaminsky
    Diabetes Care 27:837-8. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Exercise for fun and profit: joint statement on exercise by the American Thoracic Society and the American College of Chest Physicians
    Charles G Irvin
    Chest 125:1-3. 2004

Research Grants2

  1. Spirometry to Motivate Quit-Smoking Attempts: Message Development and Testing
    David Kaminsky; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..If so, then this strategy can be used in a large scale study to determine whether lung function results are effective in getting people to quit smoking. ..