D G Meyers
Affiliation: University of Kansas Medical Center
- Possible association of a reduction in cardiovascular events with blood donationD G Meyers
Department of Internal Medicine, Kansas University College of Medicine, Kansas City 66160 7378, USA
Heart 78:188-93. 1997..The iron hypothesis suggests that females are protected from atherosclerosis by having lower iron stores than men, thus limiting oxidation of lipids...
- Correlation of an audible fourth heart sound with level of diastolic dysfunctionDavid G Meyers
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Kansas University School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
Am J Med Sci 337:165-8. 2009..Expert physicians disagree on the usefulness of the fourth heart sound (S4) as an indicator of left ventricular (LV) diastolic dysfunction...
- Could influenza vaccination prevent myocardial infarction, stroke and sudden cardiac death?David G Meyers
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas, USA
Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 3:241-4. 2003..With up to 16% of adults contracting influenza each year and the vaccine reducing the incidence of influenza by 50%, influenza vaccination could make a substantial public health impact on acute cardiac and neurovascular events...
- Incidence of cardiac events in burned patientsDavid G Meyers
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, Kansas University Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66198 7379, USA
Burns 29:367-8. 2003..6 times. Cardiac arrhythmias and other events are relatively infrequent and benign in burn patients and are similar to those experienced by other patients with acute injuries...
- Myocardial infarction, stroke, and sudden cardiac death may be prevented by influenza vaccinationDavid G Meyers
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160 7378, USA
Curr Atheroscler Rep 5:146-9. 2003..Influenza vaccine is extremely safe and has a 50% efficacy. Theoretically, up to 104,500 AMIs and 192,000 nonembolic ischemic strokes could be prevented each year by influenza vaccination...
- A historical cohort study of the effect of lowering body iron through blood donation on incident cardiac eventsDavid G Meyers
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, USA
Transfusion 42:1135-9. 2002..Observational studies suggest that donation of whole blood might be associated with reduced risk of cardiovascular events...
- Cardiovascular effect of bans on smoking in public places: a systematic review and meta-analysisDavid G Meyers
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1249-55. 2009..A systematic review and a meta-analysis were performed to determine the association between public smoking bans and risk for hospital admission for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
- Percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction and hemophilia ADavid Quintero
Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Kansas School of Medicine, Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, 66160, USA
J Invasive Cardiol 20:240-1. 2008..Anticoagulation and platelet inhibition are problematic in such patients. At 2 years after infarction, our patient has experienced neither ischemic nor bleeding complications...
- P-wave morphology correlation with left atrial volumes assessed by 2-dimensional echocardiographyJames P Birkbeck
Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
J Electrocardiol 39:225-9. 2006..49, P < .001) (LAV/BSA = 18.6 + 1.7 [P-wave duration in lead II]). The 4 P-wave morphologies were found to be poorly sensitive but highly specific for left atrial enlargement...
- Afterload reduction may halt and beta-adrenergic blockade may worsen progression of left ventricular dysfunction in patients with chronic compensated mitral regurgitation: a retrospective cohort studyStacie H Oh
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Kansas University School of Medicine, Kansas City, KS 66160 7231, USA
Angiology 58:196-202. 2007..02) were significant. Afterload reduction halted or reversed the progressive worsening of left ventricular function while beta-adrenergic blockade had a deleterious effect...
- Could vaccinations prevent myocardial infarction?David G Meyers
Am J Cardiol 89:723-5. 2002