George Mansoor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Connecticut Health Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep actigraphy in hypertensive patients with the 'non-dipper' blood pressure profile
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 16:237-42. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship of electronically monitored physical activity to blood pressure, heart rate, and the circadian blood pressure profile
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 13:262-7. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of left atrial size in patients with newly diagnosed untreated hypertension
    George A Mansoor
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:3-7. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension due to autonomic disorders in the hypertension clinic
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:319-26. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-measured home blood pressure in predicting ambulatory hypertension
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1017-22. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Unilateral adrenal hyperplasia causing primary aldosteronism: limitations of I-131 norcholesterol scanning
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:459-64. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical trials in adults and children
    George A Mansoor
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:38S-42S. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical approach to persistent elevation of blood pressure in the hypertension clinic
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:97-100. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Herbs and alternative therapies in the hypertension clinic
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:971-5. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy: a potent cardiovascular risk factor and its relationship to office and ambulatory blood pressure
    G A Mansoor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Blood Press Monit 4:S19-22. 1999

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Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Sleep actigraphy in hypertensive patients with the 'non-dipper' blood pressure profile
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 16:237-42. 2002
    ..3), and night-time activity (units/min) (OR, 1.1) were predictive of a non-dipping blood pressure profile. These data show a possible disturbance of sleep in non-dipper hypertensive patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint The relationship of electronically monitored physical activity to blood pressure, heart rate, and the circadian blood pressure profile
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 13:262-7. 2000
    ..These findings stress the need for further study into the role of day-to-day activity in determining ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate variability...
  3. ncbi request reprint Determinants of left atrial size in patients with newly diagnosed untreated hypertension
    George A Mansoor
    University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:3-7. 2003
    ..These data demonstrate that body mass index and left ventricular mass were the main correlates of left atrial size in patients with previously untreated stage I-II hypertension...
  4. ncbi request reprint Orthostatic hypotension due to autonomic disorders in the hypertension clinic
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:319-26. 2006
    ..Several lifestyle and drug therapies can ameliorate symptoms of OH. Short-acting antihypertensive therapy may be useful in controlling nocturnal supine hypertension...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self-measured home blood pressure in predicting ambulatory hypertension
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:1017-22. 2004
    ..However, some persons with home BP below this cut-off will have ambulatory hypertension. We therefore prospectively study the role of home BP in predicting ambulatory hypertension in persons with stage 1 and borderline hypertension...
  6. ncbi request reprint Unilateral adrenal hyperplasia causing primary aldosteronism: limitations of I-131 norcholesterol scanning
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:459-64. 2002
    ..Excessive reliance on adrenal scintigraphy without adrenal vein sampling may lead to serious errors in patient management...
  7. ncbi request reprint Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in clinical trials in adults and children
    George A Mansoor
    Department of Medicine, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 15:38S-42S. 2002
    ..Ambulatory monitoring promises to be a significant tool for the study of hypertension in children including pathophysiology and the efficacy of antihypertensive drugs...
  8. ncbi request reprint A practical approach to persistent elevation of blood pressure in the hypertension clinic
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Blood Press Monit 8:97-100. 2003
    ..The nature and intensity of evaluation for secondary hypertension varies depending on the clinical presentation of the patient. We recommend an explicit consideration of reasons for persistent high office BP in the hypertension clinic...
  9. ncbi request reprint Herbs and alternative therapies in the hypertension clinic
    G A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 14:971-5. 2001
    ..John's wort, yohimbine, garlic, and licorice all may cause important consequences in the hypertensive patient. Added care is needed in monitoring the use and effects of herbal and alternative therapies in the hypertensive population...
  10. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy: a potent cardiovascular risk factor and its relationship to office and ambulatory blood pressure
    G A Mansoor
    University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Blood Press Monit 4:S19-22. 1999
    ..Physicians need to be more aware of LVH as a cardiovascular risk factor...
  11. ncbi request reprint Comprehensive management of hypertensive emergencies and urgencies
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3940, USA
    Heart Dis 4:358-71. 2002
    ..Most patients respond to drug therapy, but problems may arise related to a rapid normalization of blood pressure...
  12. ncbi request reprint Effects of transdermal testosterone on lipids and vascular reactivity in older men with low bioavailable testosterone levels
    Anne M Kenny
    Center on Aging, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M460-5. 2002
    ..Similarly, clinical studies suggest that testosterone may be vasodilatory, but few studies have directly evaluated the effects of testosterone on vascular tone...
  13. doi request reprint Endothelial dysfunction and history of recurrent depression in postmenopausal women with Type 2 diabetes: a case-control study
    Julie Wagner
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, MC3910, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 23:18-24. 2009
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  14. ncbi request reprint History of major depressive disorder and endothelial function in postmenopausal women
    Julie A Wagner
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06410, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:80-6. 2006
    ..To determine whether history of depression is associated with endothelium-dependent flow-mediated dilation (FMD) in postmenopausal women...
  15. ncbi request reprint The use of peridialysis blood pressure and intradialytic blood pressure changes in the prediction of interdialytic blood pressure in haemodialysis patients
    Roger B Mendes
    GAMEN Grupo de Assistencia Medica e Nefrologica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    Blood Press Monit 8:243-8. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to verify the power of peridialysis blood pressure to predict interdialytic blood pressure, and to ascertain the influence of blood pressure fluctuations during dialysis on this predictive ability...
  16. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure control in the hypertension clinic
    Nisha Bansal
    Center for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Biology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, Connecticut 06030, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:878-80. 2003
    ..One effort to improve hypertension care in the United States is the development of the "Hypertension Specialist" program with appropriate training and certification of individual physicians...
  17. ncbi request reprint Abnormalities in blood pressure regulation in a patient with Parkinson's disease
    Jose R Arias-Vera
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, UCONN Health Center, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06032 3940, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:612-3. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Preventing increases in early-morning blood pressure, heart rate, and the rate-pressure product with controlled onset extended release verapamil at bedtime versus enalapril, losartan, and placebo on arising
    William B White
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Conn 06030 3940, USA
    Am Heart J 144:657-65. 2002
    ..Therapeutic agents for the treatment of hypertension may differ in their efficacy during the early-morning period, a time when both morbid and mortal cardiovascular events are increased compared with other times of the day...
  19. ncbi request reprint Are clinical endpoint benefits of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors independent of their blood pressure effects?
    Sumeska Thavarajah
    Section of Hypertension and Vascular Diseases, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 4:290-7. 2002
    ..However, at lower blood pressure levels, a hemodynamically independent effect is likely to be contributing to the positive effects. We should embrace these effects and champion them for our patients...
  20. doi request reprint The importance of the clinical observer in the development of a white-coat effect in African-American patients with hypertension
    Paul T Labinson
    Section of Hypertension and Clinical Pharmacology, Center for Cardiology and Cardiovascular Biology, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, Connecticut 06030 3949, USA
    Blood Press Monit 13:139-42. 2008
    ....
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of spironolactone on endothelial function in patients with congestive heart failure on conventional medical therapy
    Ademola K Abiose
    Division of Cardiology, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1564-6. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Herbs and alternative therapies: relevance to hypertension and cardiovascular diseases
    Chaula K Vora
    Jim and Pat Calhoun Center for Cardiology, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT 06030 3940, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 7:275-80. 2005
    ..We discuss the therapies considered biological in nature as opposed to mind-body interventions or manipulative body or energy therapies...
  23. ncbi request reprint Primary hyperaldosteronism associated with hypertensive emergencies
    Paul T Labinson
    Section of Hypertension, Pat and Jim Calhoun Center for Cardiology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 263 Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT 06030, USA
    Am J Hypertens 19:623-7. 2006
    ..The differential diagnosis of hypertensive emergencies should include primary hyperaldosteronism...
  24. pmc Stroke associated with alpha blocker therapy for benign prostatic hypertrophy
    George A Mansoor
    Section of Hypertension, University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington 06030 3940, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:1-4. 2002
    ..He recovered most of his neurological function within a few days. Ambulatory blood pressure monitoring on doxazosin 2 mg revealed a striking sleep blood pressure reduction...

Research Grants5

  1. MENTORED PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH CAREER DEVELOPMENT AW
    George Mansoor; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This study will provide information that will be important if clinical trials targeting nocturnal BP are to be designed. ..