Krisann K Oursler
Affiliation: University of Maryland
- Association of the veterans aging cohort study index with exercise capacity in HIV-infected adultsKrisann K Oursler
University of Maryland School of Medicine and the Baltimore VA Medical Center Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses 29:1218-23. 2013..The VACS Index may be valuable for identification of patients at high risk for disability due to muscle weakness...
- Prediction of cardiorespiratory fitness in older men infected with the human immunodeficiency virus: clinical factors and value of the six-minute walk distanceKrisann K Oursler
Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
J Am Geriatr Soc 57:2055-61. 2009..To investigate factors related to cardiorespiratory fitness in older human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients and to explore the utility of 6-minute walk distance (6-MWD) in measuring fitness...
- Association of age and comorbidity with physical function in HIV-infected and uninfected patients: results from the Veterans Aging Cohort StudyKrisann K Oursler
Departement of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Veterans Affairs Maryland Healthcare System, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1524, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 25:13-20. 2011..Longitudinal research with markers of disease severity is needed to investigate loss of physical function with aging, and to develop age-specific HIV care guidelines...
- Directly administered antiretroviral therapy for HIV-infected individuals in opioid treatment programs: results from a randomized clinical trialGregory M Lucas
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
PLoS ONE 8:e68286. 2013..Opioid treatment programs (OTPs) provide a convenient framework for DAART. In a randomized controlled trial, we compared DAART and self-administered therapy (SAT) among HIV-infected subjects attending five OTPs in Baltimore, MD...
- Association of chronic cough and pulmonary function with 6-minute walk test performance in HIV infectionMonica Campo
Department of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA The Baltimore Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Baltimore, MD University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and HIV AIDS Division, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA Department of Medicine, Infectious Diseases Section, University of California Los Angeles, David Geffen School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Division of Infectious Diseases, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA Pulmonary and Critical Care Section, West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, Veterans Affairs Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA James J Peters Veterans Affairs Medical Center Department of Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Bronx, NY Infectious Diseases Section, Michael E DeBakey VAMC, Houston, Texas Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas and Department of Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:557-63. 2014..Chronic lung disease has been associated with greater impairment in self-reported physical function in HIV-infected patients. We sought to study this association using objective measures of physical function and pulmonary function...
- Risk of heart failure with human immunodeficiency virus in the absence of prior diagnosis of coronary heart diseaseAdeel A Butt
Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Arch Intern Med 171:737-43. 2011..Whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is a risk factor for heart failure (HF) is not clear. The presence of coronary heart disease and alcohol consumption in this population may confound this association...
- An adapted frailty-related phenotype and the VACS index as predictors of hospitalization and mortality in HIV-infected and uninfected individualsKathleen M Akgün
Department of Internal Medicine and General Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Institute for Health, Healthcare Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Department of Medicine, VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA Yale School of Nursing, New Haven, CT Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD and Department of Medicine, VA Maryland Health Care System, University of Maryland SOM, Baltimore, MD
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 67:397-404. 2014....
- Association of comorbidity with physical disability in older HIV-infected adultsKrisann K Oursler
University of Maryland School of Medicine, and Veterans Affairs VA Baltimore, Maryland 21201, USA
AIDS Patient Care STDS 20:782-91. 2006..This suggests the importance of effectively treating comorbid conditions in persons with HIV, in order to reduce the overall impact of disease on physical functioning...
- HIV infection and risk for incident pulmonary diseases in the combination antiretroviral therapy eraKristina Crothers
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Harborview Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 183:388-95. 2011..In aging HIV-infected populations comorbid diseases are important determinants of morbidity and mortality. Pulmonary diseases have not been systematically assessed in the combination antiretroviral therapy (ART) era...
- Central activation, muscle performance, and physical function in men infected with human immunodeficiency virusWayne B Scott
Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, School of Medicine, University of Maryland, 100 Penn Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1082, USA
Muscle Nerve 36:374-83. 2007..Further investigation is warranted in a larger, more diverse population before more definitive claims are made...
- Comparison of risk and age at diagnosis of myocardial infarction, end-stage renal disease, and non-AIDS-defining cancer in HIV-infected versus uninfected adultsKeri N Althoff
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Clin Infect Dis 60:627-38. 2015..The objective of this study was to compare the median age at, and risk of, incident diagnosis of 3 age-associated diseases in HIV-infected and demographically similar uninfected adults...
- Study design and participant characteristics of a randomized controlled trial of directly administered antiretroviral therapy in opioid treatment programsBernadette Anna Mullen
Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
BMC Infect Dis 11:45. 2011..Prior work from our group and others suggests that directly administered antiretroviral therapy (DAART) delivered in opioid treatment programs (OTPs) may increase rates of viral suppression...