James N Kirkpatrick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Ethics priorities in adult congenital heart disease
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:266-273.e3. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Management of conflicts of interest in cardiovascular medicine
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:258-65. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Left ventricular assist devices and other devices for end-stage heart failure: utility of echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19096, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:257-64. 2010
  4. ncbi request reprint Advance directives in the cardiac care unit
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am Heart J 154:477-81. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Insights into myocardial mechanics in normal and pathologic states using newer echocardiographic techniques
    James N Kirkpatrick
    University of Pennsylvania, Echocardiography Laboratory, HUP 9021 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:143-50. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography in heart failure: applications, utility, and new horizons
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:381-96. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Reuse of pacemakers and defibrillators in developing countries: logistical, legal, and ethical barriers and solutions
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1623-7. 2010
  8. pmc Application of appropriateness criteria in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:53-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart failure: hemodynamic assessment using echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Echocardiography Laboratory, 9021 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:240-6. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Deactivation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in terminal illness and end of life care
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:91-4. 2012

Detail Information

Publications49

  1. doi request reprint Ethics priorities in adult congenital heart disease
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:266-273.e3. 2012
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  2. doi request reprint Management of conflicts of interest in cardiovascular medicine
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:258-65. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Left ventricular assist devices and other devices for end-stage heart failure: utility of echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19096, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:257-64. 2010
    ..This review discusses types of VADs and the uses of echocardiography in the care of VAD patients...
  4. ncbi request reprint Advance directives in the cardiac care unit
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am Heart J 154:477-81. 2007
    ..The Patient Self-Determination Act mandates such discussions with all hospitalized patients. Little data are available on AD prevalence in patients with serious cardiac disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Insights into myocardial mechanics in normal and pathologic states using newer echocardiographic techniques
    James N Kirkpatrick
    University of Pennsylvania, Echocardiography Laboratory, HUP 9021 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:143-50. 2008
    ..Current and future applications of these methods are discussed, along with limitations...
  6. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography in heart failure: applications, utility, and new horizons
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:381-96. 2007
    ..In addition, we will highlight some of the limitations of echocardiography...
  7. doi request reprint Reuse of pacemakers and defibrillators in developing countries: logistical, legal, and ethical barriers and solutions
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Rhythm 7:1623-7. 2010
    ..With proper sterilization, meticulous chains of custody, and advance directives for device handling (pacemaker/defibrillator living wills), patients in LMIC who would otherwise lack access to these devices could benefit from their reuse...
  8. pmc Application of appropriateness criteria in outpatient transthoracic echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Echocardiography Laboratory, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:53-9. 2009
    ..Appropriateness criteria were applied to outpatient transthoracic echocardiographic (TTE) studies...
  9. ncbi request reprint Heart failure: hemodynamic assessment using echocardiography
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Echocardiography Laboratory, 9021 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:240-6. 2008
    ..The availability of miniaturized echocardiographic devices with full echo-Doppler capability may make repeatable, noninvasive hemodynamic assessment readily available and cost-effective for patients in many clinical settings...
  10. doi request reprint Deactivation of implantable cardioverter defibrillators in terminal illness and end of life care
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:91-4. 2012
    ..These findings suggest cardiologists should discuss end of life care and device deactivation with their patients with an ICD...
  11. doi request reprint Arterial pulsatile hemodynamic load induced by isometric exercise strongly predicts left ventricular mass in hypertension
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 298:H320-30. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint Clinical utility of automated assessment of left ventricular ejection fraction using artificial intelligence-assisted border detection
    Hind W Rahmouni
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 155:562-70. 2008
    ..We tested Siemens AutoEF software (Siemens Medical Solutions, Erlangen, Germany) to determine whether it correlated with visual estimates of EF, manual planimetry, and cardiac magnetic resonance (CMR)...
  13. doi request reprint Time-varying myocardial stress and systolic pressure-stress relationship: role in myocardial-arterial coupling in hypertension
    Julio A Chirinos
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
    Circulation 119:2798-807. 2009
    ..We assessed the relationship between instantaneous ejection-phase pressure and myocardial stress and the effect of arterial wave reflections on myocardial stress in hypertensive and normotensive adults...
  14. pmc Accuracy of noninvasively determined pulmonary artery systolic pressure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1192-7. 2010
    ..Given the widespread use of echocardiographically determined PASP, these data are in need of replication in a large prospective study...
  15. pmc Effect of right ventricular function and venous congestion on cardiorenal interactions during the treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:511-6. 2010
    ..38, p <0.001). In conclusion, RV dysfunction is a strong predictor of improved renal outcomes in patients with acute decompensated heart failure, an effect likely mediated by relief of venous congestion...
  16. doi request reprint The utility of prescreening transesophageal echocardiograms: a prospective study
    Jeffrey Ogbara
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Echocardiography Laboratory University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Echocardiography 28:767-73. 2011
    ..However, the intersection of the AUC with the safety and clinical use of transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) is not well established...
  17. pmc Timing of neuroprognostication in postcardiac arrest therapeutic hypothermia*
    Sarah M Perman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care Med 40:719-24. 2012
    ..We sought to evaluate timing of prognostication in cardiac arrest survivors who received therapeutic hypothermia...
  18. doi request reprint Transthoracic and transesophageal echocardiography for the indication of suspected infective endocarditis: vegetations, blood cultures and imaging
    Vinay Kini
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:396-402. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the ability of transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) to detect vegetations and the relationship between blood cultures and transesophageal echocardiography (TEE)...
  19. doi request reprint Intensivist use of hand-carried ultrasonography to measure IVC collapsibility in estimating intravascular volume status: correlations with CVP
    S Peter Stawicki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Traumatology and Surgical Critical Care, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:55-61. 2009
    ..Intensivist-performed bedside ultrasonography (INBU) examinations have the potential to overcome these impediments. We used INBU to evaluate hemodynamic status of SICU patients, focusing on correlations between IVC-CI and CVP...
  20. ncbi request reprint Age dependency of the Tei index of myocardial performance
    Kirk T Spencer
    Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:350-2. 2004
    ..49, P <.001) and the Tei index and age (r = 0.33, P <.001). This investigation demonstrated that when assessing myocardial performance in patients using this index, age-normalized values should be used...
  21. doi request reprint Hand-carried echocardiography for assessment of left ventricular filling and ejection fraction in the surgical intensive care unit
    Dustin G Mark
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Crit Care 24:470.e1-7. 2009
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  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of cardiac resynchronization therapy on ventricular remodeling
    Hind W Rahmouni
    Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, 9018 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 5:25-30. 2008
    ..This review discusses remodeling and focuses on the evidence for CRT-induced reverse remodeling...
  23. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of echocardiographic imaging by nurses to identify left ventricular systolic dysfunction in high-risk patients
    James N Kirkpatrick
    University of Chicago, Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:1271-2. 2005
    ..The identification of occult LV systolic dysfunction in diabetic patients may allow the initiation of therapies known to improve prognosis...
  24. doi request reprint Recovery of pacemakers and defibrillators for analysis and device advance directives: electrophysiologists' perspectives
    Sachin Logani
    Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 34:659-65. 2011
    ..Following high-profile device failures, the Heart Rhythm Society emphasized the need for postmarketing surveillance by recommending that physicians return all explanted devices to the manufacturer for analysis...
  25. doi request reprint Ethical challenges in advanced heart failure
    Vinay Kini
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 7:21-8. 2013
    ..This article discusses these important issues and proposes an approach to caring for AHF patients...
  26. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic strain imaging and its use in the clinical setting
    Caroline Cottrell
    University of Pennsylvania, Echocardiography Laboratory, 9021 Gates Pavilion, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 8:93-102. 2010
    ..This review will discuss novel echocardiographic strain imaging techniques, placing them in the context of myocardial mechanics and describing current and future applications...
  27. doi request reprint Assessment of ventricular remodeling in heart failure clinical trials
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 9:328-36. 2012
    ..To date, trials have demonstrated a linkage between indices of remodeling and clinical outcomes measures. Indices of remodeling have facilitated identification of targets for novel pharmaceutical agents and new device therapies...
  28. doi request reprint Conflicts of interest in cardiovascular clinical practice guidelines
    Todd B Mendelson
    School of Medicine, Center for Bioethics, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:577-84. 2011
    ..The extent of conflicts of interest (COIs) in cardiology guideline production has not been well studied. Herein, we describe the scope of COIs in CPGs...
  29. doi request reprint Ethnic and racial disparities in cardiac resynchronization therapy
    Steven A Farmer
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:325-31. 2009
    ..Racial/ethnic differences in the use of cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator (CRT-D) may result from underprovision or overprovision relative to published guidelines...
  30. doi request reprint Surgical echocardiography of heart valves: a primer for the cardiovascular surgeon
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 22:200.e1-22. 2010
    ..In addition, we highlight the clinical uses of real-time 3-dimensional echocardiography (RT3DE) to evaluate valvular pathology, and the emerging use of a new matrix array 3D TEE probe...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessment of global and regional left ventricular diastolic function in hypertensive heart disease using automated border detection techniques
    Kirk T Spencer
    Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Laboratories, Department of Medicine, The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    Echocardiography 20:673-81. 2003
    ..Regional filling curves obtained from CK have demonstrated that endocardial diastolic motion is commonly delayed and heterogeneous in patients with LVH...
  32. ncbi request reprint Ethical dilemmas in device treatment for advanced heart failure
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division and Bioethics Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Curr Opin Support Palliat Care 1:267-73. 2007
    ..This review discusses the ethical issues raised by the increased use of devices to treat heart failure...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hand-carried cardiac ultrasound as a tool to screen for important cardiovascular disease in an underserved minority health care clinic
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Section of Cardiology and General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:399-403. 2004
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  34. ncbi request reprint Noncompaction of the myocardium complicated by coronary artery embolism
    Marlon E Everett
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:194-6. 2005
  35. doi request reprint Ethics of the heart: ethical and policy challenges in the treatment of advanced heart failure
    Anjali V Fields
    Division of Cardiology, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 55:71-80. 2012
    ..Based on these challenges, we recommend that a discussion of these complex matters be incorporated into cardiovascular training programs...
  36. doi request reprint Experiences of sudden cardiac arrest survivors regarding prognostication and advance care planning
    Bonnie Lau
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, United States
    Resuscitation 81:982-6. 2010
    ....
  37. ncbi request reprint The effect of preoperative statin therapy on cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing infrainguinal vascular surgery
    R Parker Ward
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC5084, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Cardiol 104:264-8. 2005
    ..Our goal was to determine the effect of preoperative statin therapy on perioperative cardiac and vascular outcomes, and long-term survival in patients undergoing infrainguinal vascular bypass surgery...
  38. pmc Tissue Doppler imaging for diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Rajender Agarwal
    Department of Medicine, John H Stroger Jr Hospital of Cook County, Chicago, IL, USA
    Cardiovasc Ultrasound 10:47. 2012
    ..Future studies should evaluate the incremental value of TDI velocities over LV ejection fraction and two dimensional wall motion analysis in the detection of CAD and assessment of its severity. (Word Count: 249)...
  39. doi request reprint Longevity of implantable electrophysiology devices explanted from patients having autopsy in hospitals
    Payman Zamani
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1643-5. 2012
    ..Hospital morgues may serve as a source for devices in reuse programs, provided patients or their next of kin authorize donation...
  40. ncbi request reprint Postmortem interrogation and retrieval of implantable pacemakers and defibrillators: a survey of morticians and patients
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 18:478-82. 2007
    ..This study investigated how morticians manage pacemakers and defibrillators and surveyed morticians and device patients regarding routine postmortem device interrogation and explantation...
  41. ncbi request reprint Rapid assessment of left ventricular systolic function in a pacemaker clinic using a hand-carried ultrasound device
    Syed Nasir Ghani
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 16:39-43. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine if a hand-carried ultrasound (HCU) device could be used for rapid, inexpensive identification of LV dysfunction in a busy pacemaker clinic...
  42. ncbi request reprint Automated border detection on contrast enhanced echocardiographic images
    James N Kirkpatrick
    University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, 5841 S Maryland Ave MC 5084, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Int J Cardiol 103:164-7. 2005
    ..We sought to combine the endocardial border enhancing effects of contrast echocardiography with an automated border detection technique to provide quantitative and accurate determination of LV EF...
  43. ncbi request reprint Differential diagnosis of cardiac masses using contrast echocardiographic perfusion imaging
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Adult Noninvasive Cardiac Imaging Laboratories, Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60637, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1412-9. 2004
    ..We investigated the usefulness of echocardiographic contrast perfusion imaging in differentiating cardiac masses...
  44. ncbi request reprint Handcarried ultrasound measurement of the inferior vena cava for assessment of intravascular volume status in the outpatient hemodialysis clinic
    J Matthew Brennan
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 1:749-53. 2006
    ..There is a poor relationship between dry weight goals and IVC collapsibility. Practice variation in the maintenance of volume status is correlated with significant differences in intradialysis adverse events...
  45. ncbi request reprint Hand carried echocardiography screening for LV systolic dysfunction in a pulmonary function laboratory
    James N Kirkpatrick
    University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Avenue, MC 5084, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Eur J Echocardiogr 9:381-3. 2008
    ..We sought to determine whether screening patients referred for pulmonary function testing (PFT) using a hand carried ultrasound (HCU) device could identify LV systolic dysfunction...
  46. ncbi request reprint Use of hand-carried ultrasound devices to augment the accuracy of medical student bedside cardiac diagnoses
    Jeanne M Decara
    Department of Medicine and Section of Cardiology, University of Chicago Hospitals, IL, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:257-63. 2005
    ..We tested the feasibility of teaching medical students to use HCU devices to make bedside cardiac diagnoses and compared the accuracy of their HCU and physical examinations...
  47. ncbi request reprint Reappraisal of the use of inferior vena cava for estimating right atrial pressure
    J Matthew Brennan
    University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:857-61. 2007
    ..Traditional classification of RAP into 5-mm Hg ranges based on IVC size and collapsibility performed poorly (43% accurate) and a new classification scheme is proposed...
  48. ncbi request reprint A comparison by medicine residents of physical examination versus hand-carried ultrasound for estimation of right atrial pressure
    J Matthew Brennan
    The University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1614-6. 2007
    ..In conclusion, internal medicine residents with brief training in echocardiography can more frequently and more accurately predict elevated RA pressure using HCU measurements of the IVC than with physical examination of the JVP...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ethical issues in heart failure: overview of an emerging need
    James N Kirkpatrick
    Department of Mdicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Perspect Biol Med 49:1-9. 2006
    ..In this overview, we discuss end-of-life care in end-stage heart failure, new therapies for heart failure, and heart failure research...