Ross J Simpson

Summary

Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Antidiabetic drugs and heart failure risk in patients with type 2 diabetes in the U.K. primary care setting
    Shoko Maru
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7075, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:20-6. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Treatment pattern changes in high-risk patients newly initiated on statin monotherapy in a managed care setting
    Ross J Simpson
    University of North Carolina Hospital, 160 Dental Circle CB 7075, 6033 Burnett Womack, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Lipidol 7:399-407. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and economic outcomes after initiation of atorvastatin versus simvastatin in an employed population stratified by cardiovascular risk
    Ross J Simpson
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7075, USA
    Am J Ther 18:436-48. 2011
  4. pmc Use of global coronary heart disease risk assessment in practice: a cross-sectional survey of a sample of U.S. physicians
    Benjamin Shillinglaw
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:20. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The effects of adherence and persistence on clinical outcomes in patients treated with statins: a systematic review
    Ross J Simpson
    The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:462-71. 2010
  6. pmc Cardiovascular and economic outcomes after initiation of lipid-lowering therapy with atorvastatin vs simvastatin in an employed population
    Ross J Simpson
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7075, 6th Floor, 099 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:1065-72. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of ventricular premature complexes with electrocardiographic-estimated left ventricular mass in a population of African-American and white men and women (The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities
    R J Simpson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7075, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:49-53. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of premature ventricular contractions in a population of African American and white men and women: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Ross J Simpson
    Departments of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7075, USA
    Am Heart J 143:535-40. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of ventricular premature complexes to predict coronary heart disease events and mortality (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities cohort)
    Mark W Massing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1609-12. 2006
  10. pmc Acute kidney injury in statin initiators
    J Bradley Layton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1061-70. 2013

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Antidiabetic drugs and heart failure risk in patients with type 2 diabetes in the U.K. primary care setting
    Shoko Maru
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7075, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:20-6. 2005
    ..To assess the effects of antidiabetic drugs on the risk of heart failure in patients with type 2 diabetes...
  2. doi request reprint Treatment pattern changes in high-risk patients newly initiated on statin monotherapy in a managed care setting
    Ross J Simpson
    University of North Carolina Hospital, 160 Dental Circle CB 7075, 6033 Burnett Womack, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA Electronic address
    J Clin Lipidol 7:399-407. 2013
    ..A better understanding of statin treatment patterns in real-world clinical practice may contribute to improved lipid-lowering management in these patients...
  3. doi request reprint Cardiovascular and economic outcomes after initiation of atorvastatin versus simvastatin in an employed population stratified by cardiovascular risk
    Ross J Simpson
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27599 7075, USA
    Am J Ther 18:436-48. 2011
    ..12), and lower total costs by $61 ($11,181 versus $11,243, P < 0.001). These results suggest that formulary policies reserving atorvastatin for higher-risk patients may not be cost-saving from the employer perspective...
  4. pmc Use of global coronary heart disease risk assessment in practice: a cross-sectional survey of a sample of U.S. physicians
    Benjamin Shillinglaw
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, Colorado, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:20. 2012
    ..Our objective was to examine US physicians' awareness, use, and attitudes regarding global CHD risk assessment in clinical practice, and how these vary by provider specialty...
  5. doi request reprint The effects of adherence and persistence on clinical outcomes in patients treated with statins: a systematic review
    Ross J Simpson
    The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 4:462-71. 2010
    ....
  6. pmc Cardiovascular and economic outcomes after initiation of lipid-lowering therapy with atorvastatin vs simvastatin in an employed population
    Ross J Simpson
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina, CB 7075, 6th Floor, 099 Manning Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 84:1065-72. 2009
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Association of ventricular premature complexes with electrocardiographic-estimated left ventricular mass in a population of African-American and white men and women (The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities
    R J Simpson
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 27599 7075, USA
    Am J Cardiol 87:49-53. 2001
    ..Thus, Cornell voltage is associated with VPCs on a 2-minute electrocardiogram. The association is consistent in African-Americans, whites, men, and women...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of premature ventricular contractions in a population of African American and white men and women: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Ross J Simpson
    Departments of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7075, USA
    Am Heart J 143:535-40. 2002
    ..We describe the prevalence of PVCs on a 2-minute electrocardiogram (ECG) in adults to determine whether hypertension has an important association with such PVCs...
  9. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of ventricular premature complexes to predict coronary heart disease events and mortality (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities cohort)
    Mark W Massing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1609-12. 2006
    ..In conclusion, a clinical finding of VPCs on electrocardiography of even apparently healthy patients may warrant a heightened awareness of and attention to cardiovascular risk assessment and management...
  10. pmc Acute kidney injury in statin initiators
    J Bradley Layton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 22:1061-70. 2013
    ..We estimated the one-year risk of AKI associated with statin initiation and determined the comparative safety of individual statin formulations...
  11. pmc Relation of ventricular premature complexes to heart failure (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] Study)
    Sunil K Agarwal
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:105-9. 2012
    ..In conclusion, in this large population-based cohort, the presence of VPCs was associated with incident HF, independent of incident coronary heart disease...
  12. pmc Premature ventricular complexes and the risk of incident stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) Study
    Sunil K Agarwal
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7075, USA
    Stroke 41:588-93. 2010
    ..They may reflect atherosclerosis or other pathogenic pathways that predispose to arrhythmias and stroke...
  13. pmc A randomized trial of an intervention to improve use and adherence to effective coronary heart disease prevention strategies
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 11:331. 2011
    ..Existing efforts to improve use and adherence to these efficacious strategies have been so intensive that they are impractical for clinical practice...
  14. doi request reprint Ezetimibe alone reduces low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in HIV-infected patients receiving combination antiretroviral therapy
    David A Wohl
    University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 47:1105-8. 2008
    ..5% (+4 mg/dL) with ezetimibe treatment and placebo, respectively (P = .04). Ezetimibe was safe and effective in reducing low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and is an option for patients who cannot tolerate treatment with a statin...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of angiotensin-converting inhibitor or angiotensin receptor blocker on one-year survival in patients >or=65 years hospitalized with a left ventricular ejection fraction >or=50%
    Carla A Sueta
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:363-5. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physicians
    Mark W Massing
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary 27511, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:1369-73. 2003
    ..To identify factors related to lipid testing among patients with diabetes who receive diabetes care from primary care physicians...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trends in lipid management among patients with coronary artery disease: has diabetes received the attention it deserves?
    Mark W Massing
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511 9227, USA
    Diabetes Care 26:991-7. 2003
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The effect of cholesterol reduction with cholestyramine on renal function
    Abhijit V Kshirsagar
    University of North Carolina Kidney Center, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 46:812-9. 2005
    ..We performed a secondary analysis of a large existing cohort to determine whether treatment with cholestyramine improved renal function compared with placebo...
  19. doi request reprint Beyond statins: lipid management to reduce cardiovascular risk
    Robert N Schuck
    Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 33:754-64. 2013
    ..Given the complexity, magnitude, and burden of CVD, opportunities to improve processes of care and identify new therapeutic options clearly exist. ..
  20. pmc The impact of a decision aid about heart disease prevention on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for prevention: a pilot randomized trial
    Stacey L Sheridan
    Division of General Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:121. 2006
    ..We undertook this study to test the effectiveness of an individually-tailored, computerized decision aid about CHD on patients' discussions with their doctor and their plans for CHD prevention...
  21. pmc Disparities in lipid management for African Americans and Caucasians with coronary artery disease: a national cross-sectional study
    Mark W Massing
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 4:15. 2004
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Randomized study of the safety and efficacy of fish oil (omega-3 fatty acid) supplementation with dietary and exercise counseling for the treatment of antiretroviral therapy-associated hypertriglyceridemia
    David A Wohl
    Division of Infectious Diseases, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 41:1498-504. 2005
    ..Whether omega-3 fatty acid supplementation can reduce hypertriglyceridemia associated with antiretroviral therapy is not known...
  23. pmc Biventricular assist device terminates polymorphic ventricular tachycardia in giant cell myocarditis
    Hannah Raasch
    Division of Cardiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Tex Heart Inst J 39:719-21. 2012
    ..Emergent biventricular assist device placement, however, did eliminate her arrhythmia...
  24. pmc Effect of statin use on acute kidney injury risk following coronary artery bypass grafting
    J Bradley Layton
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:823-8. 2013
    ..7% vs 4.0%). In conclusion, statin initiation immediately before CABG may modestly reduce the risk for postoperative AKI, particularly in younger CABG patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Combination therapy improves survival after acute myocardial infarction in the elderly with chronic kidney disease
    Michelle W Krause
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA
    Ren Fail 26:715-25. 2004
    ..It is not known how frequently these individuals are prescribed combination cardioprotective therapy and if survival is affected by such therapy after acute myocardial infarction...
  26. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and care of diabetes mellitus in the Medicare population of North Carolina. Baseline findings from the Medicare Healthcare Quality Improvement Program
    Mark W Massing
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Inc, PO Box 37309, Raleigh, NC 27627, USA
    N C Med J 64:51-7. 2003
    ..To describe diabetes and its care in the Medicare population of North Carolina...
  27. ncbi request reprint Undertreatment of hyperlipidemia in patients with coronary artery disease and heart failure
    Carla A Sueta
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina 27511, USA
    J Card Fail 9:36-41. 2003
    ..We examined the frequency of lipid assessment and prescription of lipid-lowering agents in outpatients with combined CAD+HF compared with patients with CAD alone...
  28. ncbi request reprint Inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and all-cause mortality among the elderly
    David W Brown
    Medical Review of North Carolina, Cary, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Prev Med 26:112-8. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate associations between inpatient smoking-cessation counseling and 5-year all-cause mortality among older adults hospitalized with AMI...
  29. ncbi request reprint Population implications of changes in lipid management in patients with coronary heart disease
    Kathleen A Foley
    Outcomes Research and Management, U S Medical and Scientific Affairs, Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:193-5. 2004
    ..The population implications of these changes in lipid management are examined, suggesting that the challenge of lipid management may be shifting from a problem of no treatment to one of undertreatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Do disease management programs for patients with coronary heart disease make a difference? Experiences of nine practices
    Mary N Walsh
    Northside Cardiology, Indianapolis, Ind, USA
    Am J Manag Care 8:937-46. 2002
    ..To observe the experience of 9 practice sites in implementing provider-defined disease management programs for coronary heart disease patients...
  31. ncbi request reprint Challenges for improving medication adherence
    Ross J Simpson
    JAMA 296:2614-6. 2006