A M Tershakovec

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, ethnicity, body composition, and resting energy expenditure of obese African American and white children and adolescents
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:867-71. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, insurance type, and follow-up in a pediatric weight management program
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 11:17-20. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Body composition and metabolic factors in obese children and adolescents
    A M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:19-24. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Early risk factors for increased adiposity: a cohort study of African American subjects followed from birth to young adulthood
    N Stettler
    Divisions of Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Nephrology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:378-83. 2000
  5. pmc Prediction equations for resting energy expenditure in overweight and normal-weight black and white children
    Jennifer R McDuffie
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:365-73. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy and sibutramine for the treatment of adolescent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert I Berkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 3309, USA
    JAMA 289:1805-12. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistent hypercholesterolemia is associated with the development of obesity among girls: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:730-5. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized controlled trial of rofecoxib and multidose oxycodone/acetaminophen in dental impaction pain
    Paul J Desjardins
    Clinical Research and Clinical Site Operations, SCIREX Clinical Research Centers, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1624-32. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of baseline disease and patient characteristics with response to etoricoxib and indomethacin for acute gout
    Sandra Navarra
    University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1685-91. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of rofecoxib 50 mg and hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/750 mg in patients with post-arthroscopic pain
    Jacques E Chelly
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:195-206. 2007

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint Age, sex, ethnicity, body composition, and resting energy expenditure of obese African American and white children and adolescents
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:867-71. 2002
    ..Differences in bone density and trunk lean body mass may account for some of these measured differences in REE...
  2. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity, insurance type, and follow-up in a pediatric weight management program
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, USA
    Obes Res 11:17-20. 2003
    ..To assess the characteristics of children and adolescents who drop out of a clinical weight management program...
  3. ncbi request reprint Body composition and metabolic factors in obese children and adolescents
    A M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 27:19-24. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to assess body composition, regional fat distribution, and metabolic factors in obese 6-18-y-old children and adolescents...
  4. ncbi request reprint Early risk factors for increased adiposity: a cohort study of African American subjects followed from birth to young adulthood
    N Stettler
    Divisions of Gastroenterology and Nutrition and Nephrology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 72:378-83. 2000
    ..Obesity is an increasing concern in the United States. Effective prevention of obesity requires the risk factors to be well defined. African Americans have a high risk of obesity...
  5. pmc Prediction equations for resting energy expenditure in overweight and normal-weight black and white children
    Jennifer R McDuffie
    Unit on Growth and Obesity, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:365-73. 2004
    ..Accurate estimation of children's resting energy expenditure (REE) is important for planning dietary therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Behavior therapy and sibutramine for the treatment of adolescent obesity: a randomized controlled trial
    Robert I Berkowitz
    Department of Psychiatry, Weight and Eating Disorders Program, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 3309, USA
    JAMA 289:1805-12. 2003
    ..Adolescent obesity is becoming a national public health problem. Weight-loss medications including sibutramine facilitate weight control in adults and could be used with obese adolescents in combination with behavior therapy (BT)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistent hypercholesterolemia is associated with the development of obesity among girls: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Division of Gastroenterology and Nutrition, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA 19104 4399, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:730-5. 2002
    ..Obesity is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors. Cross-sectional data suggest that hypercholesterolemia is associated with the development of childhood obesity...
  8. ncbi request reprint A double-blind randomized controlled trial of rofecoxib and multidose oxycodone/acetaminophen in dental impaction pain
    Paul J Desjardins
    Clinical Research and Clinical Site Operations, SCIREX Clinical Research Centers, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1624-32. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Association of baseline disease and patient characteristics with response to etoricoxib and indomethacin for acute gout
    Sandra Navarra
    University of Santo Tomas, Manila, Philippines
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:1685-91. 2007
    ..The purpose of this pooled subgroup analysis was to assess the association of baseline disease and patient characteristics with response to treatment in acute gout using data from two identical studies...
  10. ncbi request reprint The efficacy of rofecoxib 50 mg and hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5/750 mg in patients with post-arthroscopic pain
    Jacques E Chelly
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 23:195-206. 2007
    ..To compare the efficacy and tolerability of rofecoxib, hydrocodone/acetaminophen 7.5 mg/750 mg (H/A) and placebo in treating pain after arthroscopy of the knee...
  11. ncbi request reprint Ezetimibe/simvastatin vs atorvastatin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia: the VYTAL study
    Ronald B Goldberg
    Diabetes Research Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 1450 NW 10th Ave, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 81:1579-88. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy and safety of the recommended usual starting and next highest doses of ezetimibe/ simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus and hypercholesterolemia...
  12. ncbi request reprint Ezetimibe added to ongoing statin therapy improves LDL-C goal attainment and lipid profile in patients with diabetes or metabolic syndrome
    Margo Denke
    University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, Kerrville, TX, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 3:93-102. 2006
    ..Ezetimibe added to ongoing statin therapy offers a new treatment option that is consistently effective in improvement of lipid profiles and attainment of LDL-C goals in patients with without diabetes or metabolic syndrome...
  13. ncbi request reprint Lipid-altering efficacy of the ezetimibe/simvastatin single tablet versus rosuvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients
    Alberico L Catapano
    University of Milan, Milan, Italy
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2041-53. 2006
    ..To assess the lipid-altering efficacy and safety of ezetimibe/simvastatin single tablet product compared with rosuvastatin at the approved usual starting, next highest, and maximum doses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Rofecoxib 50 mg and valdecoxib 20 or 40 mg in adults and adolescents with postoperative pain after third molar extraction: results of two randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, single-dose studies
    Stephen E Daniels
    SCIREX Corporation, Austin, Texas 78705, USA
    Clin Ther 28:1022-34. 2006
    ..These studies assessed the comparative efficacy of rofecoxib and valdecoxib in the treatment of acute postoperative dental pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rofecoxib 12.5 mg, rofecoxib 25 mg, and celecoxib 200 mg in the treatment of symptomatic osteoarthritis: results of two similarly designed studies
    Steven S Smugar
    Merck and Co, Inc, West Point, PA 19486 0004, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:1353-67. 2006
    ..To compare the efficacy of rofecoxib and celecoxib for the treatment of knee or hip OA over 6 weeks...
  16. ncbi request reprint Treatment of patients with osteoarthritis with rofecoxib compared with nabumetone
    Arthur L Weaver
    University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    J Clin Rheumatol 12:17-25. 2006
    ..Rofecoxib and nabumetone were developed to provide gastrointestinal benefits over traditional nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). However, there is limited comparative information relating to these 2 drugs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Calcium and dairy intake and measures of obesity in hyper- and normocholesterolemic children
    L Beth Dixon
    Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University, New York, NY 10012, USA
    Obes Res 13:1727-38. 2005
    ..We assessed whether intakes of calcium and dairy foods were associated with measures of obesity in hypercholesterolemic (HC) and normocholesterolemic (non-HC) children at baseline and over 1 year...
  18. ncbi request reprint Targeting the renin-angiotensin system for the reduction of cardiovascular outcomes in hypertension: angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers
    Sverre E Kjeldsen
    Department of Cardiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Oslo N 0407, Norway
    Expert Opin Emerg Drugs 10:729-45. 2005
    ..Selected issues related to use of RAAS agents as antihypertensive therapies (e.g., Type 2 diabetes, global risk management, multiple drug therapy and coronary heart disease) are addressed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Psychological considerations in pediatric weight management
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Clinical Development, U S Human Health, Merck and Co, Inc, P O Box 4, BLA 20, Sumneytown Pike, West Point, PA 19486, USA
    Obes Res 12:1537-8. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Obesity during childhood and adolescence augments bone mass and bone dimensions
    Mary B Leonard
    Department of Pediatrics, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 34th Street and Civic Center Boulevard, Philadelphia PA 19104, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:514-23. 2004
    ..Studies of the effect of childhood obesity on bone accrual during growth have yielded conflicting results, largely related to the failure to adequately characterize the confounding effects of growth, maturation, and body composition...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effect of LDL cholesterol and treatment with losartan on end-stage renal disease in the RENAAL study
    Andrew M Tershakovec
    Merck Research Laboratories, Merck and Co, Inc, Upper Gwynedd, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:445-7. 2008
    ..LDL cholesterol lowering was associated with a lower risk of ESRD; however, this seemed to be largely an association with the reduction in albuminuria...