Peter S Rahko

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint An echocardiographic analysis of the long-term effects of carvedilol on left ventricular remodeling, systolic performance, and ventricular filling patterns in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Peter S Rahko
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3248, USA
    Echocardiography 22:547-54. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the skin-to-heart distance in the standing adult by two-dimensional echocardiography
    Peter S Rahko
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:761-4. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Taser blunt probe dart-to-heart distance causing ventricular fibrillation in pigs
    Jiun Yan Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2768-71. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Does concordance with guideline triage recommendations affect clinical care of patients with possible acute coronary syndrome?
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:423-37. 2007
  5. pmc Effects of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device as observed by serial echocardiography
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Echocardiography 30:513-20. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Do emergency department patients with possible acute coronary syndrome have better outcomes when admitted to cardiology versus other services?
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:561-70, 570.e1. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Taser dart-to-heart distance that causes ventricular fibrillation in pigs
    Jiun Yan Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:503-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Classification of left ventricular diastolic function using American Society of Echocardiography Guidelines: agreement among echocardiographers
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
    Echocardiography 30:1022-31. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Quality of heart failure management: a comparison of care between a comprehensive heart failure program and a general cardiology practice
    Hannah Asghar
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:65-70. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography and mitral valve disease
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:243-9. 2010

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Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint An echocardiographic analysis of the long-term effects of carvedilol on left ventricular remodeling, systolic performance, and ventricular filling patterns in dilated cardiomyopathy
    Peter S Rahko
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 3248, USA
    Echocardiography 22:547-54. 2005
    ..The long-term clinical benefit of beta blockade is well recognized, but data quantifying long-term effects of beta blockade on remodeling of the left ventricle (LV) is limited...
  2. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the skin-to-heart distance in the standing adult by two-dimensional echocardiography
    Peter S Rahko
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:761-4. 2008
    ..The current study estimates minimum skin-to-heart distance in the adult, to determine whether individuals might be at risk for ventricular fibrillation from an EMD...
  3. doi request reprint Taser blunt probe dart-to-heart distance causing ventricular fibrillation in pigs
    Jiun Yan Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 55:2768-71. 2008
    ..2 mm+/-1.79 (SD) and of the second stimulation site ranged from 2 to 8 mm with average 5.4 mm+/-2.41 (SD). The results help inform the evolving discussion of risks associated with Tasers...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does concordance with guideline triage recommendations affect clinical care of patients with possible acute coronary syndrome?
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, USA
    Med Decis Making 27:423-37. 2007
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  5. pmc Effects of the HeartMate II left ventricular assist device as observed by serial echocardiography
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Echocardiography 30:513-20. 2013
    ..The HeartMate II is the most frequently used left ventricular assist device (LVAD) in patients with end-stage heart failure. There is a paucity of data regarding its longitudinal cardiac effects, particularly that on diastole...
  6. ncbi request reprint Do emergency department patients with possible acute coronary syndrome have better outcomes when admitted to cardiology versus other services?
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:561-70, 570.e1. 2008
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Taser dart-to-heart distance that causes ventricular fibrillation in pigs
    Jiun Yan Wu
    Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:503-8. 2007
    ..These results suggest that the probability of a dart on the body landing in 1 cm2 over the ventricle and causing VF is 0.000172...
  8. ncbi request reprint Classification of left ventricular diastolic function using American Society of Echocardiography Guidelines: agreement among echocardiographers
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin
    Echocardiography 30:1022-31. 2013
    ..48) for determining LA pressure. There is reasonable agreement estimating diastolic grade and LA pressure using current guidelines. Further refinements in the definition of mild and moderate dysfunction may improve agreement. ..
  9. doi request reprint Quality of heart failure management: a comparison of care between a comprehensive heart failure program and a general cardiology practice
    Hannah Asghar
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:65-70. 2010
    ..In conclusion, HFCs and GCs appropriately follow guidelines in the majority of cases, but HFCs use appropriate medications at higher dose intensity...
  10. doi request reprint Three-dimensional echocardiography and mitral valve disease
    Carrie B Chapman
    Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 12:243-9. 2010
    ..Continued experience with three-dimensional echocardiography will further our knowledge of the mitral valve and refine current indications for cardiovascular imaging...
  11. ncbi request reprint Metastatic intracardiac tumour from liposarcoma
    William W Chu
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Section, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison 53792, USA
    Can J Cardiol 18:777-8. 2002
  12. ncbi request reprint To explant or not to explant: an invasive and noninvasive monitoring protocol to determine the need of continued ventricular assist device support
    Satoru Osaki
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792 3236, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 15:58-62. 2009
    ..This patient was transplanted. This current experience of VAD weaning protocol is a novel tool to identify candidates for successful VAD explantation...
  13. doi request reprint Ultrasound frame rate requirements for cardiac elastography: experimental and in vivo results
    Hao Chen
    Department of Medical Physics, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Ultrasonics 49:98-111. 2009
    ..In vivo results derived from short-axis views of the heart acquired from normal human volunteers also demonstrate this frame rate requirement for elastography...
  14. doi request reprint The 5-minute screening echocardiogram for athletes
    Rachael A Wyman
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:786-8. 2008
    ..We report a screening echocardiogram protocol incorporated into the routine athletic medical assessment for all incoming college freshman athletes...
  15. ncbi request reprint Relation of "inotropic reserve" to functional capacity in heart failure secondary to ischemic or nonischemic cardiomyopathy
    Thorbjorn Gudjonsson
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:1057-61. 2002
    ..6 +/- 0.6 p = 0.004). Therefore, in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy and similar resting LV function, the presence of demonstrable LV inotropic reserve and preserved RV function partially account for variation in exercise performance...
  16. doi request reprint Review of complications in a series of patients with known gastro-esophageal varices undergoing transesophageal echocardiography
    Bret J Spier
    Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 22:396-400. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to review the complications and benefit of performing TEE in patients with known gastroesophageal varices...
  17. ncbi request reprint Patchy myocardial fibrosis 20 years after radiation therapy
    Rachael A Wyman
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Madison, Wisconsin 53792 0405, USA
    Echocardiography 24:68-70. 2007
    ..The most likely explanation for the fibrosis location is the left posterolateral direction of the radiation beam...
  18. ncbi request reprint Emergency physicians' fear of malpractice in evaluating patients with possible acute cardiac ischemia
    David A Katz
    Department of Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Center for Research in the Implementation of Innovative Strategies in Practice, Iowa City VA Medical Center, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 46:525-33. 2005
    ..We evaluate the association between emergency physicians' fear of malpractice and the triage and evaluation patterns of patients with symptoms suggestive of acute coronary syndrome...
  19. ncbi request reprint Heart failure: new data and guidelines
    Michael L Keown
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI, USA
    WMJ 101:16-23. 2002
    ..There have been substantial advances in the understanding and treatment of heart failure in the last several years. We review current concepts for the evaluation and treatment of the various manifestations of patients with heart failure...
  20. ncbi request reprint Apnea-hypopnea threshold for CO2 in patients with congestive heart failure
    Ailiang Xie
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin, and the Middleton Memorial Veterans Hospital, Madison, Wisconsin 53705, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 165:1245-50. 2002
    ..The resultant narrowed DeltaPET(CO2) predisposes the patient to the development of apnea and subsequent breathing instability...
  21. pmc Lamin A/C mutation analysis in a cohort of 324 unrelated patients with idiopathic or familial dilated cardiomyopathy
    Sharie B Parks
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am Heart J 156:161-9. 2008
    ..We sought to examine the frequency of mutations in LMNA, the gene encoding lamin A/C, in patients with idiopathic (IDC) or familial dilated cardiomyopathy (FDC)...