J H Stein

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wisconsin
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lipoprotein management in patients with cardiometabolic risk: consensus conference report from the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation
    John D Brunzell
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwest Lipid Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1512-24. 2008
  2. pmc Ultrasonographic measures of cardiovascular disease risk in antiretroviral treatment-naive individuals with HIV infection
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    AIDS 27:929-37. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and atherosclerotic vascular disease: pathophysiology, screening, and treatment. off
    J H Stein
    Preventive Cardiology Program, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1301-6. 1998
  4. ncbi request reprint Postprandial lipoprotein changes in patients taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Ave, G7 341 CSC MC 3248 Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:399-405. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution and cross-sectional age-related increases of carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    James H Stein
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, G7 341 CSC MC 3248, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Stroke 35:2782-7. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased use of lipid-lowering therapy in patients receiving human immunodeficiency virus protease inhibitors
    James H Stein
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:270-4. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Should advanced lipoprotein testing be used in clinical practice?
    James H Stein
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, G7 341 CSC MC 3248, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:640-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carotid intima-media thickness progression in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Heather M Johnson
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Stroke 38:900-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Managing cardiovascular risk in patients with HIV infection
    James H Stein
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:115-23. 2005
  10. doi request reprint Use of carotid ultrasound to identify subclinical vascular disease and evaluate cardiovascular disease risk: a consensus statement from the American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force. Endorsed by the Society for Vascula
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:93-111; quiz 189-90. 2008

Research Grants

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Publications75

  1. doi request reprint Lipoprotein management in patients with cardiometabolic risk: consensus conference report from the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation
    John D Brunzell
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Northwest Lipid Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1512-24. 2008
  2. pmc Ultrasonographic measures of cardiovascular disease risk in antiretroviral treatment-naive individuals with HIV infection
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    AIDS 27:929-37. 2013
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Hyperhomocysteinemia and atherosclerotic vascular disease: pathophysiology, screening, and treatment. off
    J H Stein
    Preventive Cardiology Program, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 158:1301-6. 1998
    ..Until prospective clinical trial data become available, these conservative recommendations provide a safe, effective, and evidence-based approach to the diagnosis, evaluation, and management of patients with hyperhomocysteinemia...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postprandial lipoprotein changes in patients taking antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Ave, G7 341 CSC MC 3248 Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:399-405. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether postprandial lipemia contributes to the dyslipidemia observed in HIV-positive patients taking antiretroviral therapy...
  5. ncbi request reprint Distribution and cross-sectional age-related increases of carotid artery intima-media thickness in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    James H Stein
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, G7 341 CSC MC 3248, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Stroke 35:2782-7. 2004
    ..CIMT measurements from the Bogalusa Heart Study, a study of the natural history of atherosclerosis in young adults and children, were used to characterize age-, race-, and sex-specific CIMT distributions and yearly rates of change...
  6. ncbi request reprint Increased use of lipid-lowering therapy in patients receiving human immunodeficiency virus protease inhibitors
    James H Stein
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:270-4. 2003
    ..001). Thus, in patients taking HIV PIs, use of LLT increased more than sixfold, at a faster rate than in the general population. It has not been proved that use of LLT in HIV-infected patients taking PIs improves survival...
  7. ncbi request reprint Should advanced lipoprotein testing be used in clinical practice?
    James H Stein
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 600 Highland Avenue, G7 341 CSC MC 3248, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 3:640-1. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of carotid intima-media thickness progression in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Heather M Johnson
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Stroke 38:900-5. 2007
    ..Although risk factors for the progression of atherosclerosis in middle-aged and elderly adults are well known, they are less well understood in young adults. CIMT is a validated measure of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Managing cardiovascular risk in patients with HIV infection
    James H Stein
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 38:115-23. 2005
    ..This article reviews the cardiovascular risks in patients receiving HAART and discusses the implementation of the new guidelines...
  10. doi request reprint Use of carotid ultrasound to identify subclinical vascular disease and evaluate cardiovascular disease risk: a consensus statement from the American Society of Echocardiography Carotid Intima-Media Thickness Task Force. Endorsed by the Society for Vascula
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:93-111; quiz 189-90. 2008
  11. doi request reprint Usefulness of increased skin cholesterol to identify individuals at increased cardiovascular risk (from the Predictor of Advanced Subclinical Atherosclerosis study)
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:986-91. 2008
    ..SC may be a useful test for cardiovascular risk prediction...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of lipid-lowering and antioxidant vitamin therapies on flow-mediated vasodilation of the brachial artery in older adults with hypercholesterolemia
    J H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 38:1806-13. 2001
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the long-term effects of statins and antioxidant vitamins on flow-mediated vasodilation of the brachial artery in older adults with hypercholesterolemia...
  13. doi request reprint Risk of myocardial infarction and nucleoside analogues
    James H Stein
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53717, USA
    Lancet 371:1391-2. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Skin cholesterol content identifies increased carotid intima-media thickness in asymptomatic adults
    Wendy S Tzou
    Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1135-9. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether skin tissue cholesterol content (skin Tc) levels are associated with increased carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) after adjusting for known CV risk factors and Framingham CV risk...
  15. ncbi request reprint Use of human immunodeficiency virus-1 protease inhibitors is associated with atherogenic lipoprotein changes and endothelial dysfunction
    J H Stein
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Circulation 104:257-62. 2001
    ..Because these metabolic and vascular changes predispose to atherosclerosis, monitoring and treatment of dyslipidemia in patients taking these medications is warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Effects of pravastatin on lipoproteins and endothelial function in patients receiving human immunodeficiency virus protease inhibitors
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Am Heart J 147:E18. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of pravastatin on lipoprotein subfractions and endothelial function in patients with dyslipidemia who are receiving HIV PIs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Vascular age: integrating carotid intima-media thickness measurements with global coronary risk assessment
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:388-92. 2004
    ..An imaging test that quantifies atherosclerotic burden and that can be integrated with existing risk stratification paradigms would be a very useful clinical tool...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults with metabolic syndrome: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Wendy S Tzou
    Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:457-63. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the association of metabolic syndrome (MetS) with subclinical atherosclerosis, determined by ultrasound carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) measurements, in young adults...
  19. doi request reprint Ultrasound detection of increased carotid intima-media thickness and carotid plaque in an office practice setting: does it affect physician behavior or patient motivation?
    Claudia E Korcarz
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:1156-62. 2008
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  20. ncbi request reprint Advanced lipoprotein testing does not improve identification of subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Wendy S Tzou
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:742-50. 2005
    ..To date, no studies have evaluated associations between advanced lipoprotein testing and subclinical atherosclerosis in healthy young adults...
  21. ncbi request reprint A semiautomated ultrasound border detection program that facilitates clinical measurement of ultrasound carotid intima-media thickness
    James H Stein
    Atherosclerosis Imaging Research, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, G7 341 CSC MC 3248, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 18:244-51. 2005
    ..001). We conclude that our novel AUTO CIMT measurement program improved reproducibility and was accurate. Compared with MAN tracing, the AUTO method agreed better with the REF lab and decreased reading time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcomes in 45 patients with statin-associated myopathy
    Karen E Hansen
    Rheumatology Section, University of Wisconsin Medical School, H6 363 Clinical Science Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2671-6. 2005
    ..Furthermore, long-term outcomes and responses to statin rechallenge in patients with statin-associated myopathy are largely unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Use of carotid intima-media thickness and vascular age to modify cardiovascular risk prediction
    Adam D Gepner
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1170-4. 2006
    ..This study identified predictors of patients for whom carotid artery intima-media thickness (CIMT) measurement and determination of vascular age could change cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effects of simvastatin on cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers and cognition in middle-aged adults at risk for Alzheimer's disease
    Cynthia M Carlsson
    Department of Medicine, Section of Geriatrics and Gerontology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    J Alzheimers Dis 13:187-97. 2008
    ..It is unclear if statins modify Abeta metabolism or improve cognition in asymptomatic middle-aged adults at increased risk for AD...
  25. ncbi request reprint An abbreviated carotid intima-media thickness scanning protocol to facilitate clinical screening for subclinical atherosclerosis
    Adam D Gepner
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:1269-75. 2007
    ..Carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) testing can assist with cardiovascular risk prediction; however, the requirement for rigorous, time-consuming protocols has limited it use in clinical practice...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increases in central aortic impedance precede alterations in arterial stiffness measures in type 1 diabetes
    Nancy K Sweitzer
    Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:2886-91. 2007
    ..This study was performed to define early changes in central arterial properties in a group of young individuals with type 1 diabetes...
  27. ncbi request reprint Implications of cardiac risk and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol distributions in the United States for the diagnosis and treatment of dyslipidemia: data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999 to 2002
    Jon G Keevil
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, USA
    Circulation 115:1363-70. 2007
    ..The present study assesses the distribution of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol (LDL-C) in the United States across the 5 groups of CHD risk as defined in the updated guidelines...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease prevention
    Jon G Keevil
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 3248 600 Highland Avenue H6 349, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Prim Care 29:667-96. 2002
    ..Finally, we discuss some of the barriers that exist on both a global and local level to effective treatment of CHD risk factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effects of multivitamins and low-dose folic acid supplements on flow-mediated vasodilation and plasma homocysteine levels in older adults
    Cynthia M Carlsson
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, and the Veterans Affairs Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center GRECC, Madison, Wis 53705, USA
    Am Heart J 148:E11. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the effects of multivitamins (MV) and folic acid (FA) supplements on flow-mediated vasodilation (FMD) in older adults...
  30. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of coronary flow reserve by echocardiography: technical considerations
    Claudia E Korcarz
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:704-7. 2004
  31. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness and vascular age: you are only as old as your arteries look
    James H Stein
    Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:686-9. 2004
  32. ncbi request reprint Health-related quality of life and long-term therapy with pravastatin and tocopherol (vitamin E) in older adults
    Cynthia M Carlsson
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    Drugs Aging 19:793-805. 2002
    ..These concerns also may prevent clinicians from enrolling older patients in clinical trials assessing the efficacy of statins as a preventive therapy for Alzheimer's disease...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and the aging woman: overcoming barriers to lifestyle changes
    Cynthia M Carlsson
    University of Wisconsin Department of Medicine and Center for Women s Health and Women s Health Research, 2500 Overlook Terrace, Madison, WI 53705, USA
    Curr Womens Health Rep 2:366-72. 2002
    ..This article addresses age-related changes in cardiovascular risk factors in women, with a focus on lifestyle interventions...
  34. ncbi request reprint Putting the Diabetes Prevention Program into practice: a program for weight loss and cardiovascular risk reduction for patients with metabolic syndrome or type 2 diabetes mellitus
    P E McBride
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Department of Medicine, and Medicine and Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, H6 349 Clinical Sciences Center, 600 Highland Avenue, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Nutr Health Aging 12:745S-749S. 2008
    ....
  35. pmc Safety and efficacy of extended-release niacin for the treatment of dyslipidaemia in patients with HIV infection: AIDS Clinical Trials Group Study A5148
    Michael P Dube
    Department of Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Antivir Ther 11:1081-9. 2006
    ..Dyslipidaemia is very common in patients with HIV infection, but current therapies are often suboptimal. Since niacin may cause insulin resistance and hepatotoxicity, it has generally been avoided in this setting...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of cardiac cycle on ultrasound assessment of endothelial function
    Michael L Chuang
    University of Wisconsin Atherosclerosis Imaging Research Program, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Vasc Med 7:103-8. 2002
    ..Measurement of diameters at end-diastole may be preferred to other time-points in the cardiac cycle...
  37. ncbi request reprint Validation of a carotid intima-media thickness border detection program for use in an office setting
    Adam D Gepner
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:223-8. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical cardiac manifestations of HIV infection: a review of current literature
    William W Chu
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Department of Medicine
    WMJ 101:40-5, 39. 2002
    ..Further delineation of the natural history and clinical trials of the treatment of cardiac complications in patients with HIV infection are need given recent advances in antiretroviral therapy...
  39. doi request reprint Lipoprotein management in patients with cardiometabolic risk: consensus statement from the American Diabetes Association and the American College of Cardiology Foundation
    John D Brunzell
    Division of Metabolism, Endocrinology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, and the Northwest Lipid Laboratory, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:811-22. 2008
  40. doi request reprint Mitral annular calcification is associated with reduced left ventricular function and inflammation in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Anupama K Rao
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Section of Nephrology, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:747-50. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Carotid intima-media thickness testing by non-sonographer clinicians: the office practice assessment of carotid atherosclerosis study
    Claudia E Korcarz
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 21:117-22. 2008
    ....
  42. pmc The effects of sleep-disordered breathing on arterial stiffness are modulated by age
    Claudia E Korcarz
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Sleep 33:1081-5. 2010
    ..To identify associations between sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) and arterial stiffness...
  43. ncbi request reprint Use of hand-held ultrasound by a nonsonographer clinician to measure carotid intima-media thickness
    Wendy S Tzou
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine Division, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:1286-92. 2006
    ..We sought to evaluate the accuracy of carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) measurements by a nonsonographer clinician using hand-held ultrasound (HHU)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-detected carotid plaque as a predictor of cardiovascular events
    Rachael A Wyman
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Vasc Med 11:123-30. 2006
    ..Ultrasound detection of carotid plaque is a straightforward, inexpensive, and safe tool that has the potential to be used in an office setting to help clarify a patient's CV risk...
  45. ncbi request reprint Rationale for targeted rather than population based screening with C-reactive protein using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1999 to 2002)
    Brian N Guttormsen
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1130-3. 2007
    ..Patients with 1 risk factor and LDL cholesterol levels of 130 to 159 mg/dl and those with moderately high risk and LDL cholesterol levels of 100 to 129 mg/dl represent high-yield subgroups for routine CRP screening...
  46. pmc Effects of smoking and smoking cessation on endothelial function: 1-year outcomes from a randomized clinical trial
    Heather M Johnson
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, Wisconsin 53792, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:1988-95. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether smoking cessation improves flow-mediated dilation (FMD) of the brachial artery...
  47. ncbi request reprint Does detection of carotid plaque affect physician behavior or motivate patients?
    Rachael A Wyman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA
    Am Heart J 154:1072-7. 2007
    ..We evaluated the impact of ultrasound screening to identify carotid artery plaques on physician treatment plans and patient motivation...
  48. ncbi request reprint Dyslipidemia in the era of HIV protease inhibitors
    James H Stein
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Clinical Science Center, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 45:293-304. 2003
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  49. ncbi request reprint Association of blood and hair mercury with blood pressure and vascular reactivity
    Leonelo E Bautista
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Population Health, Department of Population Health Sciences, 610 Walnut St, 703 WARF, Madison, WI 53726 2397, USA
    WMJ 108:250-2. 2009
    ..Some studies suggest that high levels of blood and hair mercury (Hg) increase the risk of atherothrombotic diseases, an effect that may be explained by oxidative damage to the vascular endothelium...
  50. doi request reprint Left atrial volume is associated with inflammation and atherosclerosis in patients with kidney disease
    Anupama K Rao
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Section of Nephrology, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Echocardiography 25:264-9. 2008
    ..We evaluated predictors of LAV in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD). Hypothesis: Increasing LAV identifies increased cardiovascular risk in patients with CKD...
  51. ncbi request reprint Smoking cessation, but not smoking reduction, reduces plasma homocysteine levels
    James H Stein
    Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention, Department of Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA
    Clin Cardiol 25:23-6. 2002
    ..Although hyperhomocysteinemia may mediate some of the adverse cardiovascular consequences of smoking cigarettes, the effects of smoking cessation and smoking reduction on homocysteine levels have not been evaluated previously...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inaccuracy of lipid measurements with the portable Cholestech L.D.X analyzer in patients with hypercholesterolemia
    James H Stein
    University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53792, USA
    Clin Chem 48:284-90. 2002
    ..This study determined the biases and variability in portable lipid measurements in older patients with hypercholesterolemia and related them to National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines...
  53. ncbi request reprint Is the ankle-brachial index a useful screening test for subclinical atherosclerosis in asymptomatic, middle-aged adults?
    Rachael A Wyman
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Madison, Wis, USA
    WMJ 105:50-4. 2006
    ....
  54. pmc Coronary flow velocity changes in response to hypercapnia: assessment by transthoracic Doppler echocardiography
    Wendy S Tzou
    Cardiovascular Medicine Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 20:421-6. 2007
    ..The effects of hypercapnia on coronary arteries in human beings are not known. We used transthoracic Doppler echocardiography to evaluate coronary blood flow velocity (CFV) changes in response to hypercapnia in healthy adults...
  55. ncbi request reprint Echocardiographic diagnosis and catheter treatment of hypotension caused by cor triatriatum dexter
    Elizabeth A Bisinov
    Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 16:897-8. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic utility of cardiac troponin-I levels in patients with suspected pulmonary embolism
    Robert S Dieter
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison 53792, USA
    Angiology 53:583-5. 2002
    ..06, p = 0.80). Elevated TnI levels are not associated with positive V/Q scans. The TnI assay is not a useful test in patients suspected of having PE, unless used to exclude myocardial ischemia or infarction...
  57. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound-detected carotid plaque as a screening tool for advanced subclinical atherosclerosis
    Rachael A Wyman
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
    Am Heart J 150:1081-5. 2005
    ..In patients referred for cardiovascular (CV) risk assessment, we evaluated the ability of ultrasound screening for carotid plaque to identify patients with advanced subclinical atherosclerosis...
  58. pmc Effects of smoking intensity and cessation on inflammatory markers in a large cohort of active smokers
    Asha Asthana
    University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, 53792, USA
    Am Heart J 160:458-63. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection: incomplete data
    James H Stein
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1124-5. 2006
  60. pmc Endothelial function in human immunodeficiency virus-infected antiretroviral-naive subjects before and after starting potent antiretroviral therapy: The ACTG (AIDS Clinical Trials Group) Study 5152s
    Francesca J Torriani
    Infection Prevention and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, MC 8951, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:569-76. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the effects of 3 class-sparing antiretroviral therapy (ART) regimens on endothelial function in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected subjects participating in a randomized trial...
  61. doi request reprint National improvements in low-density lipoprotein cholesterol management of individuals at high coronary risk: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1999 to 2002
    Michael W Cullen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education, Rochester, MN
    Am Heart J 156:284-91. 2008
    ..The ATP III guidelines intensified LDL-C targets and defined additional high-risk conditions. These recommendations are expected to have a noticeable impact on US cholesterol levels...
  62. doi request reprint Prevention strategies for cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients
    James H Stein
    Circulation 118:e54-60. 2008
  63. ncbi request reprint Cerivastatin and endothelial function in elderly patients with diabetes mellitus
    James H Stein
    Circulation 105:E32-3. 2002
  64. ncbi request reprint Clinical trials testing the homocysteine hypothesis
    Cynthia M Carlsson
    Ann Intern Med 137:295-6. 2002
  65. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA 2007 clinical expert consensus document on coronary artery calcium scoring by computed tomography in global cardiovascular risk assessment and in evaluation of patients with chest pain: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Cl
    Philip Greenland
    Circulation 115:402-26. 2007
  66. ncbi request reprint Distribution and predictors of carotid intima-media thickness in young adults
    Wendy S Tzou
    University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Prev Cardiol 10:181-9. 2007
    ..This report may be used to help plan epidemiologic investigations and clinical trials investigating atherosclerosis and its changes with interventions...
  67. ncbi request reprint Radiation and coronary calcium screening
    James H Stein
    Am J Cardiol 100:1495. 2007
  68. ncbi request reprint The pavia consensus statement
    Paul A Volberding
    University of California, San Francisco, USA
    AIDS 17:S170-9. 2003
  69. ncbi request reprint Effects of intensive versus moderate lipid-lowering therapy on myocardial ischemia in older patients with coronary heart disease: results of the Study Assessing Goals in the Elderly (SAGE)
    Prakash Deedwania
    UCSF School of Medicine, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Circulation 115:700-7. 2007
    ..However, no studies to date have assessed intensive versus moderate statin therapy in older patients with stable coronary syndromes...
  70. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risks of antiretroviral therapy
    James H Stein
    N Engl J Med 356:1773-5. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint Endothelial function in patients with HIV infection
    James H Stein
    Clin Infect Dis 43:540-1. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for the evaluation and management of dyslipidemia in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected adults receiving antiretroviral therapy: recommendations of the HIV Medical Association of the Infectious Disease Society of America and the Adult
    Michael P Dube
    Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 37:613-27. 2003
  73. pmc State of the science conference: Initiative to decrease cardiovascular risk and increase quality of care for patients living with HIV/AIDS: executive summary
    Steven K Grinspoon
    Circulation 118:198-210. 2008
  74. ncbi request reprint American Society of Echocardiography recommendations for use of echocardiography in clinical trials
    John S Gottdiener
    University of Maryland Hospital, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 17:1086-119. 2004
  75. ncbi request reprint Closing the cholesterol treatment gap: cardiac rehabilitation can make a difference
    James H Stein
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 26:363-5. 2006

Research Grants6

  1. Siemens Acuson Sequoia Ultrasound Machine
    James Stein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..There is significant opportunity for greater collaboration, research productivity, and cost savings if an ultrasound system is made available at the UW Medical School as a shared resource. ..
  2. Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Aw
    James Stein; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Finally, Dr. Stein will determine if these medications impair postprandial clearance of triglyceride-containing lipoproteins by assessing lipid and lipoprotein responses to an oral fat load. ..