Brahmajee K Nallamothu

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Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Physician specialty and carotid stenting among elderly medicare beneficiaries in the United States
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    VA Health Services Research and Department of Internal Medicine, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0022, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1804-10. 2011
  2. pmc Operator experience and carotid stenting outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    JAMA 306:1338-43. 2011
  3. pmc Duration of resuscitation efforts and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: an observational study
    Zachary D Goldberger
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5869, USA
    Lancet 380:1473-81. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Association between a hospital's rate of cardiac arrest incidence and cardiac arrest survival
    Lena M Chen
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1186-95. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Changes in the source of unscheduled hospitalizations in the United States
    Keith E Kocher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care 51:689-98. 2013
  6. pmc Hospital variation in transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery: a cohort study
    Mary A M Rogers
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Med 7:37. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Trends in acute reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2006: we are getting better but we have got a long way to go
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0477, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:609-17. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure outcomes at specialty cardiac hospitals
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circulation 116:2280-7. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Thirty-day outcomes in Medicare patients with heart failure at heart transplant centers
    Scott L Hummel
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5853, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:244-52. 2010
  10. pmc Interhospital transfers among Medicare beneficiaries admitted for acute myocardial infarction at nonrevascularization hospitals
    Theodore J Iwashyna
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5419, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:468-75. 2010

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Publications31

  1. pmc Physician specialty and carotid stenting among elderly medicare beneficiaries in the United States
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    VA Health Services Research and Department of Internal Medicine, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0022, USA
    Arch Intern Med 171:1804-10. 2011
    ..The use of carotid stenting is rising across the United States. How physician specialty relates to its utilization rates or outcomes is uncertain...
  2. pmc Operator experience and carotid stenting outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    JAMA 306:1338-43. 2011
    ..Although the efficacy of carotid stenting has been established in clinical trials, outcomes of the procedure based on operator experience are less certain in clinical practice...
  3. pmc Duration of resuscitation efforts and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest: an observational study
    Zachary D Goldberger
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5869, USA
    Lancet 380:1473-81. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Association between a hospital's rate of cardiac arrest incidence and cardiac arrest survival
    Lena M Chen
    Division of General Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:1186-95. 2013
    ..However, it is plausible that hospitals with high case-survival rates do a poor job of preventing cardiac arrests in the first place...
  5. doi request reprint Changes in the source of unscheduled hospitalizations in the United States
    Keith E Kocher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Med Care 51:689-98. 2013
    ..Understanding recent changes in the sources of unscheduled admissions may provide opportunities to improve the quality and cost of inpatient care...
  6. pmc Hospital variation in transfusion and infection after cardiac surgery: a cohort study
    Mary A M Rogers
    Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    BMC Med 7:37. 2009
    ..Concomitant with this re-examination have been reports showing variability in the use of specific blood components. This investigation was designed to assess hospital variation in blood use and outcomes in cardiac surgery patients...
  7. doi request reprint Trends in acute reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction from 1999 to 2006: we are getting better but we have got a long way to go
    Kim A Eagle
    University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0477, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:609-17. 2008
    ..Many patients who are eligible for acute reperfusion therapy receive it after substantial delays or not at all. We wanted to determine whether over the years more patients are receiving reperfusion therapy...
  8. ncbi request reprint Acute myocardial infarction and congestive heart failure outcomes at specialty cardiac hospitals
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, and Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circulation 116:2280-7. 2007
    ..Outcomes of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) and congestive heart failure (CHF) at specialty cardiac hospitals are uncertain...
  9. doi request reprint Thirty-day outcomes in Medicare patients with heart failure at heart transplant centers
    Scott L Hummel
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 5853, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 3:244-52. 2010
    ..However, their overall performance has not previously been evaluated in a broad population of elderly patients with heart failure, many of whom are not transplant candidates...
  10. pmc Interhospital transfers among Medicare beneficiaries admitted for acute myocardial infarction at nonrevascularization hospitals
    Theodore J Iwashyna
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, 300 North Ingalls, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5419, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:468-75. 2010
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  11. doi request reprint Effect of testing and treatment on emergency department length of stay using a national database
    Keith E Kocher
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 19:525-34. 2012
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  12. pmc Use of medical imaging procedures with ionizing radiation in children: a population-based study
    Adam L Dorfman
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Michigan Health Systems, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 165:458-64. 2011
    ..To determine population-based rates of the use of diagnostic imaging procedures with ionizing radiation in children, stratified by age and sex...
  13. doi request reprint Beyond the randomized clinical trial: the role of effectiveness studies in evaluating cardiovascular therapies
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 118:1294-303. 2008
  14. doi request reprint Current role of sodium bicarbonate-based preprocedural hydration for the prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury: a meta-analysis
    Shea E Hogan
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5853, USA
    Am Heart J 156:414-21. 2008
    ..The purpose of this meta-analysis is to compare the effectiveness of normal saline (NS) versus sodium bicarbonate hydration (NaHCO(3)) for prevention of contrast-induced AKI...
  15. ncbi request reprint Incremental benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy in high-risk patients with coronary artery disease
    Paul S Chan
    University of Michigan Department of Internal Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circulation 115:2398-409. 2007
    ..However, the actual benefit and cost-effectiveness of high-dose statin therapy are unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of randomized trials of drug-eluting stents versus bare metal stents in patients with diabetes mellitus
    Thomas F Boyden
    University Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1399-402. 2007
    ..001). DES use is associated with a marked decrease in in-stent restenosis and target lesion revascularization in patients with diabetes. In conclusion, the analysis supports the current widespread use of DESs in these high-risk patients...
  17. doi request reprint Contemporary use and effectiveness of N-acetylcysteine in preventing contrast-induced nephropathy among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Hitinder S Gurm
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 5853, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Interv 5:98-104. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the use of and outcomes associated with use of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) in real-world practice...
  18. doi request reprint Commentary: the role of percutaneous coronary intervention in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction
    Eric R Bates
    CVC Cardiovascular Medicine, 1500 E Medical Center Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5869, USA
    Circulation 118:567-73. 2008
  19. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in hospital utilization for acute myocardial infarction and coronary revascularization in the United States
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:749-53. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the number and rates of hospitalization for AMI and coronary revascularization in the United States are decreasing...
  20. pmc Coronary revascularization at specialty cardiac hospitals and peer general hospitals in black Medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 1:116-22. 2008
    ..Critics have raised concerns that specialty cardiac hospitals exacerbate racial disparities in cardiovascular care, but empirical data are limited...
  21. doi request reprint National trends in use of computed tomography in the emergency department
    Keith E Kocher
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 58:452-62.e3. 2011
    ..The role of computed tomography (CT) in acute illnesses has increased substantially in recent years; however, little is known about how CT use in the emergency department (ED) has changed over time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Opening of specialty cardiac hospitals and use of coronary revascularization in medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    JAMA 297:962-8. 2007
    ..Although proponents argue that specialty cardiac hospitals provide high-quality cost-efficient care, strong financial incentives for physicians at these facilities could result in greater procedure utilization...
  23. pmc Acute reperfusion therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction from 1994-2003
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor VA Medical Center, Ann Arbor, Mich, USA
    Am J Med 120:693-9. 2007
    ..Appropriate utilization of acute reperfusion therapy is not a national performance measure for ST-elevation myocardial infarction at this time, and the extent of its contemporary use among ideal patients is unknown...
  24. doi request reprint Body mass index and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest
    Renuka Jain
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:490-7. 2010
    ..The quality and effectiveness of resuscitation processes may be influenced by the patient's body mass index (BMI); however, the relationship between BMI and survival after in-hospital cardiac arrest has not been previously studied...
  25. ncbi request reprint Safety of carotid artery stenting for symptomatic carotid artery disease: a meta-analysis
    Hitinder S Gurm
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, 2A 394, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0311, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:113-9. 2008
    ..We performed a meta-analysis to systematically evaluate currently available data by comparing CAS with CEA in patients with symptomatic carotid artery disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Time to treatment in primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Ann Arbor Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Disease, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
    N Engl J Med 357:1631-8. 2007
  27. doi request reprint Primary percutaneous coronary intervention expansion to hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery in Michigan: a geographic information systems analysis
    Jeremy W Buckley
    University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Am Heart J 155:668-72. 2008
    ..In 2005, Michigan expanded primary percutaneous coronary intervention (P-PCI) capability to 12 hospitals without on-site cardiac surgery. We determined the potential impact of this expansion on geographic access to P-PCI for patients...
  28. ncbi request reprint Area socioeconomic status and mortality after coronary artery bypass graft surgery: the role of hospital volume
    Catherine Kim
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 154:385-90. 2007
    ..Individuals of low socioeconomic status (SES) have reduced access to coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG). It is unknown if low-SES CABG patients have reduced access to hospitals with better outcomes...
  29. doi request reprint Are changes in carotid intima-media thickness related to risk of nonfatal myocardial infarction? A critical review and meta-regression analysis
    Zachary D Goldberger
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    Am Heart J 160:701-14. 2010
    ..However, it remains unclear whether changes in CIMT that result from these therapies correlate with nonfatal myocardial infarction (MI)...
  30. doi request reprint The University of Michigan Specialist-Hospitalist Allied Research Program: jumpstarting hospital medicine research
    Scott A Flanders
    Hospitalist Program, Division of General Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
    J Hosp Med 3:308-13. 2008
    ..Ideally, a successful hospital-based clinical research program will need to partner hospitalists with specialists...
  31. ncbi request reprint Vasodilator therapy in patients with aortic insufficiency: a systematic review
    Ali Mahajerin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 0366, USA
    Am Heart J 153:454-61. 2007
    ..The use of vasodilators to improve long-term outcomes in asymptomatic patients with chronic aortic insufficiency (AI) is controversial...