P A McCullough

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Affiliation: University of Missouri-Kansas City
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Benefits of aspirin and beta-blockade after myocardial infarction in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am Heart J 144:226-32. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Performance of multiple cardiac biomarkers measured in the emergency department in patients with chronic kidney disease and chest pain
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science and Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1389-96. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Circulation 106:416-22. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Does quality of life evidence assist in the selection of patients for resynchronization therapy?
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:71-6. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction and prevention of contrast nephropathy
    P A McCullough
    Cardiology Section, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 14:547-58. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint A time-to-treatment analysis in the medicine versus angiography in thrombolytic exclusion (MATE) trial
    P A McCullough
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 14:415-22. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of a heart failure epidemic: findings from the Resource Utilization Among Congestive Heart Failure (REACH) study
    Peter A McCullough
    Department Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:60-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on albuminuria
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:194-202. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in renal transplant recipients after cardiac catheterization
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Clin Nephrol 71:687-96. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of mortality after myocardial infarction in patients with advanced renal dysfunction
    J N Beattie
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension and Nephrology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:1191-200. 2001

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  1. ncbi request reprint Benefits of aspirin and beta-blockade after myocardial infarction in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City, School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Am Heart J 144:226-32. 2002
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  2. ncbi request reprint Performance of multiple cardiac biomarkers measured in the emergency department in patients with chronic kidney disease and chest pain
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science and Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1389-96. 2002
    ..To evaluate the individual components of a cardiac multimarker panel in the detection of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) in patients with chest pain across a spectrum of renal dysfunction...
  3. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Circulation 106:416-22. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the degree to which B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) adds to clinical judgment in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does quality of life evidence assist in the selection of patients for resynchronization therapy?
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Card Electrophysiol Rev 7:71-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, assessment of quality of life before device implantation is necessary in order to select those individuals who are most likely to benefit from cardiac resynchronization therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prediction and prevention of contrast nephropathy
    P A McCullough
    Cardiology Section, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 14:547-58. 2001
    ..As the population ages, breakthroughs with respect to new contrast agents or effective prevention measures will be needed to offer PCI to the spectrum of patients at risk for renal injury...
  6. ncbi request reprint A time-to-treatment analysis in the medicine versus angiography in thrombolytic exclusion (MATE) trial
    P A McCullough
    University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, 2301 Holmes Street, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 14:415-22. 2001
    ..Future trials of invasive versus conservative therapy should focus on performing angiography within 6 hours of symptom onset...
  7. ncbi request reprint Confirmation of a heart failure epidemic: findings from the Resource Utilization Among Congestive Heart Failure (REACH) study
    Peter A McCullough
    Department Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri 64108, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:60-9. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to create an automated surveillance tool for reporting the incidence, prevalence and processes of care for patients with heart failure...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of weight loss after bariatric surgery on albuminuria
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Clin Nephrol 70:194-202. 2008
    ..Bariatric surgery achieves long-term weight loss in obese adults with improvement of diabetes and hypertension. Little is known about the effect of this weight loss on renal parameters...
  9. ncbi request reprint Contrast-induced acute kidney injury in renal transplant recipients after cardiac catheterization
    V Agrawal
    Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI, USA
    Clin Nephrol 71:687-96. 2009
    ..747 (1.101 - yen); p = 0.0381). Contrast-induced AKI was common in RTX recipients after cardiac catheterization. Iso-osmolar contrast was associated with a lower risk of contrast-induced AKI in comparison with low-osmolar contrast...
  10. ncbi request reprint Determinants of mortality after myocardial infarction in patients with advanced renal dysfunction
    J N Beattie
    Department of Internal Medicine, Divisions of Cardiovascular Medicine and Hypertension and Nephrology, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 37:1191-200. 2001
    ..The excess mortality in this population appears to be mediated through arrhythmias, adverse hemodynamic events, and the lower use of mortality-reducing therapy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Monitoring clinical changes in patients with heart failure: a comparison of methods
    John Spertus
    Mid America Heart Institute, Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Am Heart J 150:707-15. 2005
    ..This study sought to describe changes in various measures of disease status associated with gradations of clinical change...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of B-type natriuretic peptide and anemia in patients with and without heart failure: a substudy from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, California 94110, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:174-80. 2005
    ..Among systolic HF patients, the presence of a low hemoglobin concentration is not a factor in the interpretation of BNP results...
  13. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients in the emergency department with possible heart failure and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1370-3. 2005
    ..However, in patients who did not have heart failure, there was a relation between BNP levels and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction but no significant independent relation in multiple regression analysis...
  14. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and echocardiographic determination of ejection fraction in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure in patients with acute dyspnea
    Philippe Gabriel Steg
    Cardiology, Hopital Bichat Claude Bernard, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, 46 rue Henri Huchard, 75877 Paris Cedex 18, France
    Chest 128:21-9. 2005
    ..Echocardiography and B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) are diagnostic tests for congestive heart failure (CHF), but an emergency diagnosis can be difficult...
  15. ncbi request reprint Bundle branch block patterns, age, renal dysfunction, and heart failure mortality
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, United States
    Int J Cardiol 102:303-8. 2005
    ..The determinants of bundle block patterns and their relationship to mortality in heart failure patients is not completely understood...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictors of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic patients without heart failure: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:573-80. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify independent predictors of elevated BNP concentrations in the absence of congestive heart failure...
  17. ncbi request reprint The deadly triangle of anemia, renal insufficiency, and cardiovascular disease: implications for prognosis and treatment
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 6:1-10. 2005
    ..Clinical trials are underway to test the role of erythropoietin in patients with CKD and in patients with heart failure...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and prognostic factors of systolic as compared with diastolic heart failure in urban America
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:6-11. 2005
    ..2% and 13.0% for those with diastolic and systolic HF, respectively (p=0.001). In a large, racially mixed, urban HF population, those with diastolic HF predominate and enjoy better-adjusted survival than counterparts with systolic HF...
  19. ncbi request reprint Changes in B-type natriuretic peptide levels in hemodialysis and the effect of depressed left ventricular function
    David M Safley
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology and Nephrology Sections, Universtiy of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 12:117-24. 2005
    ..The BNPRR correlated with the volume removed, change in body weight, and Kt/V. Future research with the BNPRR as a potential marker of the adequacy of volume removal in HD is warranted...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationship between obesity and B-type natriuretic peptide levels
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Mich, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2247-52. 2004
    ..The relationships among B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels, body mass index (BMI), and congestive heart failure (CHF) as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease from a cardiologist's perspective
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 13:591-600. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease accounts for the majority of morbidity and mortality in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). This review therefore concentrates on CKD from the viewpoint of the cardiologist...
  22. ncbi request reprint How obesity affects the cut-points for B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of acute heart failure. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:999-1005. 2006
    ..We evaluated differential cut-points for BNP in diagnosing acute HF across body mass index levels to determine whether alternative cut-points can improve diagnosis...
  23. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels and ethnic disparities in perceived severity of heart failure: results from the Rapid Emergency Department Heart Failure Outpatient Trial (REDHOT) multicenter study of BNP levels and emergency department decision ma
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California at San Diego, California, USA
    J Card Fail 12:281-5. 2006
    ..Whether ethnicity plays a role in this discrepancy is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the renal safety of isosmolar iodixanol compared with low-osmolar contrast media
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:692-9. 2006
    ..We sought to compare the nephrotoxicity of isosmolar contrast medium (IOCM) iodixanol with low-osmolar contrast media (LOCM) and to identify predictors of contrast-induced nephropathy (CIN)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Impact of the history of congestive heart failure on the utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Adam Strunk
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am J Med 119:69.e1-11. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that taking into account the history of congestive heart failure along with other clinical variables would be helpful in this range of B-type natriuretic peptide levels...
  26. pmc Cardiac resynchronization therapy improves renal function in human heart failure with reduced glomerular filtration rate
    Guido Boerrigter
    Cardiorenal Research Laboratory, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    J Card Fail 14:539-46. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that CRT would improve glomerular filtration rate as estimated by the abbreviated Modification of Diet in Renal Disease equation (eGFR)...
  27. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and sleep-related breathing disorders
    Thomas E Vanhecke
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W 13 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 6:745-58. 2008
    ..A brief description of each sleep disorder, the pathophysiology, its epidemiology and its implications for cardiorespiratory fitness are provided. Finally, we discuss therapy for each disorder and its effect on the cardiovascular system...
  28. doi request reprint Prevalence and associations of anemia of CKD: Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Samy I McFarlane
    Division of Endocrinology, SUNY Downstate and Kings County Hospital Centers, Brooklyn, NY 11203, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S46-55. 2008
    ..We compared anemia prevalence and characteristics in the National Kidney Foundation Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004 populations...
  29. doi request reprint CKD and cardiovascular disease in screened high-risk volunteer and general populations: the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2004
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:S38-45. 2008
    ..Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is recognized as an independent cardiovascular disease risk state. The relationship between CKD and cardiovascular disease in volunteer and general populations has not been explored...
  30. ncbi request reprint Statin therapy in renal disease: harmful or protective?
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, 4949 Coolidge, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Curr Diab Rep 7:467-73. 2007
    ..In addition, studies suggest that there are higher adverse drug effects with statins in CKD...
  31. pmc Race and sex differences in hypertension control in CKD: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Obidiugwu Kenrik Duru
    Division of General Internal Medicine Health Services Research, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 51:192-8. 2008
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension worsens CKD, and disparities in hypertension control may contribute to disparities in CKD progression...
  32. ncbi request reprint Residual high-grade angina after enhanced external counterpulsation therapy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Cardiovasc Revasc Med 8:161-5. 2007
    ..We evaluated the degree of residual angina on the outcomes of enhanced external counterpulsation (EECP) therapy for chronic stable angina...
  33. ncbi request reprint Independent components of chronic kidney disease as a cardiovascular risk state: results from the Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP)
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1122-9. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that each of these chronic kidney disease-related measures would have an independent relationship with CVD...
  34. ncbi request reprint Impact of body mass index on outcomes after percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Laxmi Mehta
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, and University of Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:906-10. 2007
    ..In conclusion, our data show that obese patients with AMI have a lower risk for in-hospital, 6-month, and 12-month mortality and cardiovascular events than patients with a normal BMI...
  35. ncbi request reprint Primer: practical approach to the selection of patients for and application of EECP
    Andrew D Michaels
    Division of Cardiology, University of Utah, Room 4A100, 30 North 1900 East, Salt Lake City, UT 84132 2401, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:623-32. 2006
    ..While clinical studies have demonstrated the usefulness of EECP in selected patients, these guidelines permit recommendations for the extended application of this important treatment to subsets of patients excluded from clinical trials...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk prediction of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan 48073, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:27K-36K. 2006
    ..These schemes are potentially valuable, but at present the most practical approach to risk prediction is based on a simple model incorporating renal function and diabetes mellitus...
  37. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in patients with acute dyspnea: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2398-404. 2004
    ..We determined the effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations in patients presenting to the emergency department with dyspnea...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and chronic kidney disease: insights and an update
    Patricia J M Best
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am Heart J 148:230-42. 2004
    ..This review outlines our current understanding of CKD as a cardiovascular risk factor, treatment options, and the future directions that are needed to treat cardiovascular disease in patients with CKD...
  39. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for improvement in the cardiovascular care of patients with end-stage renal disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:294-303. 2004
    ..These improvements include prevention of cardiovascular events, management of acute coronary syndromes and heart failure, and the prevention of sudden death...
  40. ncbi request reprint Bedside B-Type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan S Maisel
    Cardiology 111 A, San Diego VA Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2010-7. 2003
    ..This study examines B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with systolic versus non-systolic dysfunction presenting with shortness of breath...
  41. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptides: a diagnostic breakthrough for clinicians
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:72-80. 2003
    ..This article reviews the literature concerning the use of these peptides in a variety of clinical scenarios...
  42. ncbi request reprint Opportunities for improvement in the diagnosis and treatment of heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Basic Science, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Clin Cardiol 26:231-7. 2003
    ..Improved treatment of congestive heart failure (CHF) can slow disease progression, promote clinical stability, and prolong survival...
  43. ncbi request reprint Why is chronic kidney disease the "spoiler" for cardiovascular outcomes?
    Peter A McCullough
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:725-8. 2003
  44. ncbi request reprint Uncovering heart failure in patients with a history of pulmonary disease: rationale for the early use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency department
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:198-204. 2003
    ..Heart failure, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are syndromes where dyspnea and wheezing are overlapping signs, and hence, these syndromes are often difficult to differentiate...
  45. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and renal function in the diagnosis of heart failure: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, San Diego Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:571-9. 2003
    ..However, relationships between BNP, renal function, and heart failure as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  46. ncbi request reprint Scope of cardiovascular complications in patients with kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Departments of Basic Science and Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:S3-44-8. 2002
    ..This paper will address the scope of cardiovascular complications in patients with chronic kidney disease and discuss the rationale for expanded basic and clinical investigation of the cardiorenal patient population...
  47. ncbi request reprint Cardiorenal risk: an important clinical intersection
    Peter A McCullough
    Section of Cardiology, Departments of Basic Science and Internal Medicine, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 3:71-6. 2002
    ..This article will focus on the cardiorenal intersection and highlight innovative diagnostic and therapeutic strategies concerning this high-risk patient group...
  48. ncbi request reprint Emergency evaluation of chest pain in patients with advanced kidney disease
    Peter A McCullough
    Cardiology Section, Department of Basic Science, Truman Medical Center, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, 2301 Holmes St, Kansas City, MO 64108, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:2464-8. 2002
    ..We sought to evaluate the processes of care and outcomes in patients with chronic kidney disease presenting to an emergency department with chest discomfort...
  49. ncbi request reprint Application of a cardiac arrest score in patients with sudden death and ST segment elevation for triage to angiography and intervention
    Peter A McCullough
    Division of Cardiology, William Beaumont Hospital, 3601 W Thirteen Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 15:257-61. 2002
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Congestive heart failure and QRS duration: establishing prognosis study
    Heather J Shenkman
    Department of Internal Medicine, Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, USA
    Chest 122:528-34. 2002
    ..There is a lack of epidemiologic information about duration of QRS complex in the general heart failure population. We sought to describe age, sex, and clinical subset specific prevalence of QRS prolongation in this population...
  51. ncbi request reprint Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:161-7. 2002
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is released from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  52. ncbi request reprint The emerging role of brain natriuretic peptide in the management of acute and chronic heart failure in outpatients
    David M Safley
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Section, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Truman Medical Center, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Heart Fail Monit 4:13-20. 2003
    ..Other uses for BNP measurement include the prognostication of CHF exacerbation and myocardial infarction, and screening those at risk to identify patients that may benefit from early intervention and treatment of early CHF...
  53. ncbi request reprint Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and beta-blockers in African Americans with heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Health Center, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Ethn Dis 13:331-6. 2003
    ..Future, similar analyses other databases should control for the duration of illness to avoid lead-time bias in AA with CHF...
  54. ncbi request reprint Analysis of long-term survival after revascularization in patients with chronic kidney disease presenting with acute coronary syndromes
    Ellen C Keeley
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:509-14. 2003
    ..Percutaneous coronary revascularization was associated with superior long-term survival. In conclusion, patients with severe CKD and ACS had improved long-term survival when treated with percutaneous coronary revascularization...
  55. ncbi request reprint Impact of age, race, and sex on the ability of B-type natriuretic peptide to aid in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) multinational study
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1078-84. 2004
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is secreted from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  56. ncbi request reprint Improved symptoms, physical limitation, and self-efficacy after resynchronization in a patient with heart failure and a prolonged QRS duration
    Darcy G Conaway
    University of Missouri Kansas City and MidAmerica Heart Institute, St Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 5:53-7. 2004
    ..QRS duration narrowed following the procedure and BNP values decreased. Resynchronization therapy improved this patient's symptoms, physical limitations, and self-efficacy when maximal medical therapy failed...
  57. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with renal insufficiency and decompensated heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 5:16-25. 2004
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of B-Type natriuretic peptide and chest radiographic findings in patients with acute dyspnea
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Med 116:363-8. 2004
    ..To compare chest radiographic findings and circulating B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels as an adjunct to clinical findings in the diagnosis of heart failure in patients presenting with acute dyspnea...
  59. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and multimarker approaches in cardiovascular medicine
    Peter A McCullough
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S1-2. 2003
  60. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of contrast-induced nephropathy
    Peter A McCullough
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S3-9. 2003
    ..CIN is predictable and presents an opportunity to utilize preventive strategies, given the increasing numbers of patients undergoing contrast procedures worldwide...
  61. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and therapeutic utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with renal insufficiency and decompensated heart failure
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S3-S12. 2003
    ....
  62. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease: a statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research, Clinical Cardiology, and Epidemiology and Prevention
    Mark J Sarnak
    Hypertension 42:1050-65. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Kidney disease as a risk factor for development of cardiovascular disease: a statement from the American Heart Association Councils on Kidney in Cardiovascular Disease, High Blood Pressure Research, Clinical Cardiology, and Epidemiology and Prevention
    Mark J Sarnak
    Circulation 108:2154-69. 2003
  64. ncbi request reprint Sorting out the evidence on natriuretic peptides
    Peter A McCullough
    Divisions of Cardiology, Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine, William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, Michigan, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S13-9. 2003
    ..This article will sort out the literature concerning the use of these peptides in a variety of clinical scenarios...
  65. ncbi request reprint Cardiac natriuretic peptides:a proteomic window to cardiac function and clinical management
    Alan S Maisel
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, San Diego VA Healthcare System and University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Rev Cardiovasc Med 4:S3-12. 2003
    ..Thus, it is likely that future algorithms incorporating BNP levels and other clinical indicators will become available to guide critical-care physicians in making management decisions for their CHF patients...
  66. ncbi request reprint The prognostic significance of serial myoglobin, troponin I, and creatine kinase-MB measurements in patients evaluated in the emergency department for acute coronary syndrome
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Heart and Vascular Institute, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 42:343-50. 2003
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  67. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and the kidney. Tracking a killer in chronic kidney disease
    Adeera Levin
    Division of Nephrology, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Postgrad Med 111:53-60. 2002
    ..Finally, physicians should be careful to avoid therapeutic nihilism in patients with kidney disease; those at highest risk of CVD are likely to receive the greatest benefit from cardiovascular therapies...