Pamela N Peterson
Affiliation: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
- Association of exercise capacity on treadmill with future cardiac events in patients referred for exercise testingPamela N Peterson
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado 80204, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:174-9. 2008..Our objective was to determine the prognostic importance of exercise capacity for nonfatal cardiac events in a clinical population...
- Association of longitudinal measures of hemoglobin and outcomes after hospitalization for heart failurePamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Am Heart J 159:81-9. 2010..Our objectives were to characterize patterns of change in Hb over time in patients with HF and to evaluate the relationship between longitudinal measures of Hb and adverse outcomes...
- Gender differences in procedure-related adverse events in patients receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapyPamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colo 80204, USA
Circulation 119:1078-84. 2009..Our objective was to compare rates of in-hospital adverse events in men and women receiving implantable cardioverter- defibrillator (ICD) therapy in community practice...
- The impact of diabetes on one-year health status outcomes following acute coronary syndromesPamela N Peterson
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:41. 2006..The objective of this study was to examine the association between diabetes and patients' health status outcomes one year after an acute coronary syndrome (ACS)...
- Increased mortality among survivors of myocardial infarction with kidney dysfunction: the contribution of gaps in the use of guideline-based therapiesPamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:29. 2009..We assessed the degree to which differences in guideline-based medical therapy for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) contribute to the higher mortality associated with kidney disease...
- Medication nonadherence is associated with a broad range of adverse outcomes in patients with coronary artery diseaseP Michael Ho
Cardiology Section, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Am Heart J 155:772-9. 2008..Little is known about the effect of nonadherence among patients with coronary artery disease (CAD) on a broad spectrum of outcomes including cardiovascular mortality, cardiovascular hospitalizations, and revascularization procedures...
- Patterns of beta-blocker intensification in ambulatory heart failure patients and short-term association with hospitalizationLarry A Allen
Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO, USA
BMC Cardiovasc Disord 12:43. 2012..However, patterns and safety of β-blocker intensification in routine practice are poorly described...
- Use of implantable cardioverter defibrillators for primary prevention in the community: do women and men equally meet trial enrollment criteria?Stacie L Daugherty
University of Colorado Denver, Division of Cardiology, 12631 E 17th Ave, Mailstop B130, PO Box 6511, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Am Heart J 158:224-9. 2009..We hypothesized that women who undergo primary prevention ICD implantation more often meet strict trial enrollment criteria for this therapy...
- The relationship between gender and clinical management after exercise stress testingStacie L Daugherty
Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Denver, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Am Heart J 156:301-7. 2008..Controversy remains regarding whether gender differences exist in clinical management after exercise treadmill testing (ETT)...
- Treatment and risk in heart failure: gaps in evidence or quality?Pamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, CO, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:309-15. 2010..The extent to which this reflects higher rates of contraindications in patients with higher risk or larger gaps in care quality has not been explored...
- Health-related quality of life predicts mortality in older but not younger patients following cardiac surgeryP Michael Ho
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO 80220, USA
Am J Geriatr Cardiol 14:176-82. 2005..Preoperative patient self-report of health status may be particularly useful in refining risk stratification and informing decision-making before and following cardiac surgery in older patients...
- Variation in use of dual-chamber implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: results from the national cardiovascular data registryDan D Matlock
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Aurora, 80045, USA
Arch Intern Med 172:634-41; discussion 641. 2012..The current use of dual-chamber ICDs is not well characterized...
- The influence of age on health status outcomes after acute myocardial infarctionP Michael Ho
Medical Service, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Am Heart J 155:855-61. 2008..Older age is a risk factor for higher mortality after acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but the association with health status outcomes is largely unexplored...
- Impact of medication nonadherence on hospitalizations and mortality in heart failureAshley A Fitzgerald
Division of Cardiology, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Card Fail 17:664-9. 2011..Limited literature exists on the association between medication adherence and outcomes among patients with heart failure...
- Implications of the failure to identify high-risk electrocardiogram findings for the quality of care of patients with acute myocardial infarction: results of the Emergency Department Quality in Myocardial Infarction (EDQMI) studyFrederick A Masoudi
Department of Medicine, Denver Health Medical Center, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Circulation 114:1565-71. 2006..Our goal was to assess the prevalence of the failure to identify high-risk ECG findings in ED patients with AMI and to determine whether this failure is associated with lower-quality care...
- Difficulty taking medications, depression, and health status in heart failure patientsAnne L Morgan
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, USA
J Card Fail 12:54-60. 2006..This association appears to be explained, in part, by coexistent depression. Future studies should evaluate interventions such as depression treatment to improve medication adherence and health status...
- A validated risk score for in-hospital mortality in patients with heart failure from the American Heart Association get with the guidelines programPamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:25-32. 2010..Our objective was to derive and validate a risk score for in-hospital mortality in patients hospitalized with heart failure using American Heart Association Get With the Guidelines-Heart Failure (GWTG-HF) program data...
- Effects of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists on the risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsSrinivas R Bapoje
Department of Medicine, Denver Health and Hospital Authority, Denver, CO, USA
Circ Heart Fail 6:166-73. 2013..Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs) may attenuate this risk. The objective of this meta-analysis was to assess the impact of MRAs on SCD in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
- Health literacy and outcomes among patients with heart failurePamela N Peterson
Division of Cardiology, Denver Health Medical Center, Mail Code 0960, 777 Bannock St, Denver, CO 80204, USA
JAMA 305:1695-701. 2011..Little is known about the effects of low health literacy among patients with heart failure, a condition that requires self-management and frequent interactions with the health care system...
- Importance of therapy intensification and medication nonadherence for blood pressure control in patients with coronary diseaseP Michael Ho
Cardiology Section, Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1055 Clermont St, Denver, CO 80220, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:271-6. 2008..Despite the importance of blood pressure (BP) control in secondary prevention, a significant proportion of patients with coronary disease have uncontrolled BP...
- Longitudinal study of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: methods and clinical characteristics of patients receiving implantable cardioverter-defibrillators for primary prevention in contemporary practiceFrederick A Masoudi
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO 80045, USA
Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:e78-85. 2012..This study is being conducted to address these questions...
- Acculturation and outcomes among patients with heart failurePamela N Peterson
Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO, USA
Circ Heart Fail 5:160-6. 2012..In particular, those who are foreign-born and who do not speak English as their primary language may have greater challenges interacting with the health care system and thus be at greater risk for adverse outcomes...
- Depression predicts mortality following cardiac valve surgeryP Michael Ho
Cardiology and Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, Denver VA Medical Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 79:1255-9. 2005....
- Chest pain on exercise treadmill test predicts future cardiac hospitalizationsP Michael Ho
Denver VA Medical Center, USA
Clin Cardiol 30:505-10. 2007..The objective of this study was to determine the importance of chest pain during ETT in predicting future nonfatal cardiac hospitalizations...
- Symptoms, depression, and quality of life in patients with heart failureDavid B Bekelman
Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Card Fail 13:643-8. 2007..Little is known about symptoms and their burden in outpatients with chronic heart failure. Diverse symptoms may be associated with poor heart failure-related quality of life, and depression may be related to increased symptoms...
- Evaluating the evidence: is there a rigid hierarchy?P Michael Ho
Denver Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO 80204, USA
Circulation 118:1675-84. 2008
- Regional variations in palliative care: do cardiologists follow guidelines?Dan D Matlock
Department of Medicine, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, USA
J Palliat Med 13:1315-9. 2010..Our objective was to examine whether an association exists between cardiologists' tendencies to discuss palliative care for patients with advanced heart failure and the regional use of health care in the last 6 months of life...
- Missed opportunities for reperfusion therapy for ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: results of the Emergency Department Quality in Myocardial Infarction (EDQMI) studyAlbert J Tricomi
University of Rochester School of Medicine, Rochester, New York, NY, USA
Am Heart J 155:471-7. 2008..Although it is known that reperfusion therapy for ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is underused, the reasons for the failure to provide this potentially life-saving treatment are not well described...
- Predictors of weight change in overweight patients with myocardial infarctionYazid Y Fadl
Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
Am Heart J 154:711-7. 2007..Weight loss is recommended among overweight survivors of myocardial infarction (MI). This study describes patterns of weight change among overweight patients with MI and identifies factors associated with weight change...
- Cardiovascular disease and the elderly: can the evidence base avoid irrelevance?Pamela N Peterson
Eur Heart J 28:1277-8. 2007