Leonardo Tamariz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Miami
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Improving the informed consent process for research subjects with low literacy: a systematic review
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St, Suite 971 H 201, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:121-6. 2013
  2. pmc Association of serum uric acid with incident atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1272-6. 2011
  3. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome increases mortality in heart failure
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:327-31. 2009
  4. doi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying venous thromboembolism using administrative and claims data
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:154-62. 2012
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying ventricular arrhythmias using administrative and claims data
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:148-53. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Uric acid as a predictor of all-cause mortality in heart failure: a meta-analysis
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:25-30. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Health economics perspective of the components of the cardiometabolic syndrome
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:549-55. 2010
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in patients with heart failure by race and ethnicity
    Kathy Hebert
    Cardiovascular Division, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:118-21. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology and survival of the five stages of chronic kidney disease in a systolic heart failure population
    Kathy Hebert
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Jackson Memorial Hospital North Wing 210, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:861-5. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Depression and quality of life among heart failure patients in Georgia, Eastern Europe
    Andrew Dewolfe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:107-11. 2012

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Publications23

  1. pmc Improving the informed consent process for research subjects with low literacy: a systematic review
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, 1120 NW 14th St, Suite 971 H 201, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 28:121-6. 2013
    ..Our aim is to evaluate the evidence supporting interventions, to improve comprehension of the IC process in low literacy subjects...
  2. pmc Association of serum uric acid with incident atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:1272-6. 2011
    ..01). In conclusion, elevated SUA is associated with a greater risk of AF, particularly among blacks and women. Additional studies should replicate this association and explore potential mechanisms...
  3. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome increases mortality in heart failure
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Clin Cardiol 32:327-31. 2009
    ..Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a risk factor for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and heart failure, but little is known about the impact of MetS in patients who already have heart failure (HF)...
  4. doi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying venous thromboembolism using administrative and claims data
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:154-62. 2012
    ..Venous thromboembolism (VTE) is a serious complication. Large claims databases can potentially identify the effects that medications have on VTE. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the evidence supporting the validity of VTE codes...
  5. doi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying ventricular arrhythmias using administrative and claims data
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine at the University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 21:148-53. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the evidence supporting the validity of algorithms or codes to identify ventricular arrhythmias using administrative and claims data...
  6. doi request reprint Uric acid as a predictor of all-cause mortality in heart failure: a meta-analysis
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:25-30. 2011
    ..There was a linear association (P<.01) between SUA and mortality after 7 mg/dL. Uric acid is an important prognostic marker for all-cause mortality in HF. SUA levels >7 mg/dL are associated with higher all-cause mortality...
  7. doi request reprint Health economics perspective of the components of the cardiometabolic syndrome
    Leonardo Tamariz
    Department of Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 12:549-55. 2010
    ..Individuals with accumulating components of the CMS have higher health care costs regardless of age, sex, and other comorbidities...
  8. doi request reprint The prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in patients with heart failure by race and ethnicity
    Kathy Hebert
    Cardiovascular Division, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:118-21. 2010
    ..4% for Hispanic, and 13.7% for black patients. White patients had a higher prevalence of PAD than black or Hispanic patients (P<.001). Routine ABI measurements in these groups would enhance efforts to detect subclinical PAD...
  9. doi request reprint Epidemiology and survival of the five stages of chronic kidney disease in a systolic heart failure population
    Kathy Hebert
    Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Jackson Memorial Hospital North Wing 210, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:861-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the prevalence of the five stages of CKD by race, ethnicity (Whites, Blacks, and Hispanics), and gender in an outpatient systolic HF population and also to evaluate the impact of CKD on mortality...
  10. doi request reprint Depression and quality of life among heart failure patients in Georgia, Eastern Europe
    Andrew Dewolfe
    Department of Internal Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:107-11. 2012
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  11. doi request reprint Open access to an outpatient intravenous diuresis program in a systolic heart failure disease management program
    Kathy Hebert
    Division of Cardiology, The Department of Internal Medicine, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:309-13. 2011
    ..This unique model may provide alternative access for acute HF treatment. Congest Heart Fail...
  12. doi request reprint Eliminating disparities in hypertension care for Hispanics and blacks using a heart failure disease management program
    Kathy Hebert
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    South Med J 104:567-73. 2011
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  13. doi request reprint Prevalence of vaccination rates in systolic heart failure: a prospective study of 549 patients by age, race, ethnicity, and sex in a heart failure disease management program
    Kathy Hebert
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Jackson Memorial Hospital North Wing 210, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:278-83. 2010
    ..14), respectively. These did not change significantly at follow-up. Prevalence of vaccination in our cohort was low. Enrollment into the HFDMP improved immunization prevalence without creating age, race, ethnicity, or sex disparities...
  14. doi request reprint Phenotypic manifestations of inflammatory bowel disease differ between Hispanics and non-Hispanic whites: results of a large cohort study
    Oriana M Damas
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33101, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:231-9. 2013
    ..No studies compare IBD presentation between foreign and US-born Hispanics. Our aim was to compare phenotypic characteristics of IBD between Hispanics and non-Hispanic Whites (NHWs), as well as between US-born and foreign-born Hispanics...
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of conduction abnormalities in a systolic heart failure population by race, ethnicity, and gender
    Kathy Hebert
    University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, FL, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 17:113-22. 2012
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of electrocardiogram (ECG) abnormalities in a systolic HF population, with attention to the Hispanic population...
  16. doi request reprint Evidence-based medication adherence in Hispanic patients with systolic heart failure in a disease management program
    Kathy Hebert
    University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 16:175-80. 2010
    ..Hispanic patients are as compliant with ACEI/ARB and BB regimens as are the white and black populations in HFDMPs in a setting of similar socioeconomic features...
  17. doi request reprint Impact of metformin-induced gastrointestinal symptoms on quality of life and adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Hermes Florez
    University of Miami Humana Health Service Research Center, Miami, FL 33125, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:112-20. 2010
    ..This study assesses the impact of 1) metformin on GI symptoms and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and 2) metformin-associated GI symptoms on medication adherence in patients with type 2 diabetes newly beginning therapy...
  18. doi request reprint The impact of a standardized disease management program on race/ethnicity and gender disparities in care and mortality
    Kathy Hebert
    Div of Cardiology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1611 NW 12th Ave, Jackson Memorial Hospital North Wing 210, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 21:264-76. 2010
    ..Data on racial and gender differences in mortality in patients followed in a standardized heart failure disease management program (HFDMP) are scarce...
  19. doi request reprint Routine serial echocardiography in systolic heart failure: is it time for the heart failure guidelines to change?
    Kathy Hebert
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, 1611 NW 12th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 17:85-9. 2011
    ..Quantification in patient's status with NYHA classification is not always a reliable assessment to evaluate prognosis and guide medical therapy for patients with systolic HF...
  20. doi request reprint Inflammatory bowel disease is associated with an increased incidence of cardiovascular events
    Andres J Yarur
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, FL, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 106:741-7. 2011
    ..The incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD) and the role of traditional CAD risk factors in IBD patients remain unclear. We sought to compare the rates of CAD events in patients with IBD with matched controls...
  21. pmc Recurrence of lupus nephritis after kidney transplantation
    Gabriel Contreras
    Division of Nephrology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1200-7. 2010
    ..Although RLN significantly increases the risk for graft failure, it contributes far less than rejection to its overall incidence; therefore, these findings should not keep patients with lupus from seeking a kidney transplant...
  22. doi request reprint Uric acid, heart failure survival, and the impact of xanthine oxidase inhibition
    Arash Harzand
    Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30312, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:179-82. 2012
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  23. ncbi request reprint The Avandia debacle: methodology and practical importance of the findings
    Luigi Fernando Meneghini
    Department of Medicine, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida, USA
    South Med J 100:1062-3. 2007