James L Vacek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Kansas School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hypertension medication use and adherence among adults with developmental disability
    James L Vacek
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 6:297-302. 2013
  2. pmc Improving death certificate completion: a trial of two training interventions
    Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas, KU Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:544-8. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation and relation to cardiovascular health
    James L Vacek
    Mid America Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:359-63. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Approach to incidentally diagnosed isolated ventricular noncompaction of myocardium
    Sravanthi Nagavalli
    Mid America Cardiology and Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, The University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    South Med J 103:662-8. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Classic Q wave myocardial infarction. Aggressive, early intervention has dramatic results
    James L Vacek
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mid America Cardiology Associates, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:71-7; quiz 8. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Practical strategies for cardiac disease prevention. Basic steps to ensure better heart health
    James L Vacek
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:41-4. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Death certificate completion: how well are physicians trained and are cardiovascular causes overstated?
    Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy
    St Luke s Hospital University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Med 117:492-8. 2004
  8. doi request reprint Role of vitamin D in cardiovascular health
    Subba Reddy Vanga
    Mid America Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:798-805. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Reducing cardiac ischemic events in patients with ACS: prasugrel versus clopidogrel. Commentary
    Scott Solomon
    The University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, 39th and Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66106, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:198-200. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Catheter-induced left internal mammary artery dissection: a report of two cases and review of the literature
    Steven P Freeman
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 17:117-21. 2004

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Publications18

  1. doi request reprint Hypertension medication use and adherence among adults with developmental disability
    James L Vacek
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA Electronic address
    Disabil Health J 6:297-302. 2013
    ..We analyzed antihypertensive medication (AM) use and adherence patterns in a Kansas Medicaid cohort...
  2. pmc Improving death certificate completion: a trial of two training interventions
    Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy
    Mid America Cardiology, University of Kansas, KU Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:544-8. 2007
    ..001). Resident physicians' skills in death certificate completion can be improved with an educational intervention. An interactive workshop is a more effective intervention than a printed handout...
  3. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency and supplementation and relation to cardiovascular health
    James L Vacek
    Mid America Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:359-63. 2012
    ..Vitamin D supplementation was significantly associated with better survival, specifically in patients with documented deficiency...
  4. doi request reprint Approach to incidentally diagnosed isolated ventricular noncompaction of myocardium
    Sravanthi Nagavalli
    Mid America Cardiology and Section of Cardiovascular Diseases, The University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    South Med J 103:662-8. 2010
    ..With the increasing reporting frequency, the implications of incidentally diagnosed noncompaction need to be addressed. We came across two cases at our medical center which raised important practical questions...
  5. ncbi request reprint Classic Q wave myocardial infarction. Aggressive, early intervention has dramatic results
    James L Vacek
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, Mid America Cardiology Associates, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Postgrad Med 112:71-7; quiz 8. 2002
    ..Dr Vacek discusses the rapid response to acute Q wave infarction, including diagnostic techniques, reperfusion, patient monitoring, and ongoing medical therapy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Practical strategies for cardiac disease prevention. Basic steps to ensure better heart health
    James L Vacek
    University of Kansas School of Medicine, USA
    Postgrad Med 115:41-4. 2004
    ..How can a physician best deal with the volume of data provided by scientific research, medical education, drug promotion, popular opinion, government regulation, and payer constraints?..
  7. ncbi request reprint Death certificate completion: how well are physicians trained and are cardiovascular causes overstated?
    Dhanunjaya R Lakkireddy
    St Luke s Hospital University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Med 117:492-8. 2004
    ..To determine the ability of residents in completing death certificates correctly...
  8. doi request reprint Role of vitamin D in cardiovascular health
    Subba Reddy Vanga
    Mid America Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:798-805. 2010
    ..In conclusion, vitamin D is now recognized as important for cardiovascular health and its deficiency as a potential risk factor for several cardiovascular disease processes...
  9. doi request reprint Reducing cardiac ischemic events in patients with ACS: prasugrel versus clopidogrel. Commentary
    Scott Solomon
    The University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, 39th and Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66106, USA
    Postgrad Med 122:198-200. 2010
    ..Major bleeding was significantly increased with the use of prasugrel versus clopidogrel. Mortality did not differ significantly between the groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Catheter-induced left internal mammary artery dissection: a report of two cases and review of the literature
    Steven P Freeman
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    J Interv Cardiol 17:117-21. 2004
    ..The authors report two cases of catheter-induced left internal mammary (LIMA) dissection and review the existing literature...
  11. doi request reprint Potential Interaction between clopidogrel and proton pump inhibitors
    Patricia A Howard
    School of Pharmacy, The University of Kansas Hospital and Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 9:353-9. 2009
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  12. ncbi request reprint A dilated inferior vena cava is a marker of poor survival
    Jayant Nath
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS 66213, USA
    Am Heart J 151:730-5. 2006
    ..The inferior vena cava (IVC) morphology is often used to estimate right atrial pressure; however, the association of IVC morphology and outcome is poorly described...
  13. ncbi request reprint Differences in outcomes between patients treated with single- versus dual-chamber implantable cardioverter defibrillators: a substudy of the Multicenter Automatic Defibrillator Implantation Trial II
    Loren D Berenbom
    Mid America Cardiology and the Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Kansas Hospital, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 10:429-35. 2005
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  14. doi request reprint Impact of bisphosphonates on the risk of atrial fibrillation
    Patricia A Howard
    University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 10:359-67. 2010
    ..In this review we summarize the findings from clinical trials, observational studies, and meta-analyses evaluating the risk of AF following bisphosphonate exposure, and discuss possible mechanisms that could explain an increased risk...
  15. pmc Electrocardiographic changes with the onset of diabetes and the impact of aerobic exercise training in the Zucker Diabetic Fatty (ZDF) rat
    LISA VANHOOSE
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Kansas Medical Center, MS 2002, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 9:56. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether aerobic exercise training may attenuate diabetes induced ECG changes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of lipid management in patients with coronary versus peripheral arterial disease
    Suresh Sharma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, University of Kansas Medical Center and Hospital, Kansas City, Kansas
    Am J Cardiol 113:1320-5. 2014
    ..Our study suggests that physicians are more aggressive with lipid control in patients with CAD compared with patients with PAD alone...
  17. ncbi request reprint Differential benefits and outcomes of tirofiban vs abciximab for acute coronary syndromes in current clinical practice
    Manohar S Gowda
    University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA
    Angiology 54:211-8. 2003
    ..038) with elective procedures. Tirofiban and abciximab appear effective and safe when used for ACS when recommended dosing and precautions are followed. Major adverse outcomes are rare and bleeding complications uncommon...
  18. ncbi request reprint Congenital mitral stenosis: a rare presentation and novel approach to management
    Rachel Pase Sosland
    University of Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, Kan, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:572-3. 2007