Jeffrey M Testani

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with improvement in renal function during the treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Card Fail 17:993-1000. 2011
  2. pmc Prognostic importance of early worsening renal function after initiation of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients with cardiac dysfunction
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:685-91. 2011
  3. pmc Effect of right ventricular function and venous congestion on cardiorenal interactions during the treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:511-6. 2010
  4. pmc Influence of renal dysfunction phenotype on mortality in the setting of cardiac dysfunction: analysis of three randomized controlled trials
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1224-30. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of changes in blood pressure during the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure on renal and clinical outcomes
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:877-84. 2011
  6. pmc Impact of worsening renal function during the treatment of decompensated heart failure on changes in renal function during subsequent hospitalization
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am Heart J 161:944-9. 2011
  7. pmc Characteristics of patients with improvement or worsening in renal function during treatment of acute decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1763-9. 2010
  8. pmc Worsening renal function defined as an absolute increase in serum creatinine is a biased metric for the study of cardio-renal interactions
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cardiology 116:206-12. 2010
  9. pmc Potential effects of aggressive decongestion during the treatment of decompensated heart failure on renal function and survival
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 122:265-72. 2010
  10. pmc Accuracy of noninvasively determined pulmonary artery systolic pressure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1192-7. 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes of patients with improvement in renal function during the treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Card Fail 17:993-1000. 2011
    ..Our aim was to further characterize IRF and its associated mortality risk...
  2. pmc Prognostic importance of early worsening renal function after initiation of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients with cardiac dysfunction
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:685-91. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Effect of right ventricular function and venous congestion on cardiorenal interactions during the treatment of decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:511-6. 2010
    ..38, p <0.001). In conclusion, RV dysfunction is a strong predictor of improved renal outcomes in patients with acute decompensated heart failure, an effect likely mediated by relief of venous congestion...
  4. pmc Influence of renal dysfunction phenotype on mortality in the setting of cardiac dysfunction: analysis of three randomized controlled trials
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:1224-30. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that RI occurring in the presence of renal neurohormonal activation may be prognostically more important than RI in the absence of renal neurohormonal activation...
  5. pmc Impact of changes in blood pressure during the treatment of acute decompensated heart failure on renal and clinical outcomes
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 13:877-84. 2011
    ..Our secondary aim was to evaluate the prognostic significance of this potentially treatment-induced form of WRF...
  6. pmc Impact of worsening renal function during the treatment of decompensated heart failure on changes in renal function during subsequent hospitalization
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am Heart J 161:944-9. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that if WRF is significantly influenced by factors intrinsic to the patient, then WRF during an index hospitalization should predict WRF during subsequent hospitalization...
  7. pmc Characteristics of patients with improvement or worsening in renal function during treatment of acute decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1763-9. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the changes in renal function, regardless of the direction, likely identify a population with an advanced disease state and a poor prognosis...
  8. pmc Worsening renal function defined as an absolute increase in serum creatinine is a biased metric for the study of cardio-renal interactions
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Cardiology 116:206-12. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that this definition of WRF is biased by baseline renal function secondary to the exponential relationship between creatinine and renal function...
  9. pmc Potential effects of aggressive decongestion during the treatment of decompensated heart failure on renal function and survival
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circulation 122:265-72. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that hemoconcentration would be associated with worsening renal function and possibly would provide insight into the relationship between aggressive decongestion and outcomes...
  10. pmc Accuracy of noninvasively determined pulmonary artery systolic pressure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1192-7. 2010
    ..Given the widespread use of echocardiographically determined PASP, these data are in need of replication in a large prospective study...
  11. pmc Blood urea nitrogen/creatinine ratio identifies a high-risk but potentially reversible form of renal dysfunction in patients with decompensated heart failure
    Meredith A Brisco
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:233-9. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to evaluate whether elevated admission blood urea nitrogen/creatinine ratio (BUN/Cr) could identify decompensated heart failure patients likely to experience improvement in renal function (IRF) with treatment...
  12. pmc Biochemical evidence of mild hepatic dysfunction identifies decompensated heart failure patients with reversible renal dysfunction
    Meredith A Brisco
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
    J Card Fail 19:739-45. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc Cardiac transplantation can be safely performed using selected diabetic donors
    Sharven Taghavi
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 146:442-7. 2013
    ..Cardiac transplantation (OHT) using diabetic donors (DDs) is thought to adversely influence survival. We attempt to determine if adult OHT can be safely performed using selected DDs...
  14. pmc Interaction between loop diuretic-associated mortality and blood urea nitrogen concentration in chronic heart failure
    Jeffrey M Testani
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:375-82. 2011
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint The incidence, risk, and consequences of atrial arrhythmias in patients with continuous-flow left ventricular assist devices
    Meredith A Brisco
    Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina
    J Card Surg 29:572-80. 2014
    ..Although atrial arrhythmias (AAs) are common in heart failure, the incidence of AAs subsequent to the placement of left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) has not been elucidated...