Eric Vittinghoff

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The mPED randomized controlled clinical trial: applying mobile persuasive technologies to increase physical activity in sedentary women protocol
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Institute for Health and Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:933. 2011
  2. pmc Impact of housing on the survival of persons with AIDS
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:220. 2009
  3. pmc GWAS for discovery and replication of genetic loci associated with sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery disease
    Bradley E Aouizerat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:29. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-only analysis of treatment-covariate interactions in clinical trials
    E Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Biometrics 62:769-76. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Relaxing the rule of ten events per variable in logistic and Cox regression
    Eric Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:710-8. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Estimating long-term effects of treatment from placebo-controlled trials with an extension period, using virtual twins
    Eric Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Stat Med 29:1127-36. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Sample size calculations for evaluating mediation
    E Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Stat Med 28:541-57. 2009
  8. pmc Body mass index and early kidney function decline in young adults: a longitudinal analysis of the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study
    Vanessa Grubbs
    University of California, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:590-7. 2014
  9. pmc Estimated kidney function based on serum cystatin C and risk of subsequent coronary artery calcium in young and middle-aged adults with preserved kidney function: results from the CARDIA study
    Nisha Bansal
    Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:410-7. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning after total compared with supracervical hysterectomy: a randomized trial
    Miriam Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1309-18. 2005

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Publications147 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc The mPED randomized controlled clinical trial: applying mobile persuasive technologies to increase physical activity in sedentary women protocol
    Yoshimi Fukuoka
    Institute for Health and Aging, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 340, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:933. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc Impact of housing on the survival of persons with AIDS
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Public Health 9:220. 2009
    ..We examined the effect of homelessness on the mortality of persons with AIDS and measured the effect of supportive housing on AIDS survival...
  3. pmc GWAS for discovery and replication of genetic loci associated with sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery disease
    Bradley E Aouizerat
    Department of Physiological Nursing, Institute for Human Genetics, University of California, San Francisco, 94143, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 11:29. 2011
    ..We sought to identify novel gene associations for sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery disease by performing a genome-wide association study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-only analysis of treatment-covariate interactions in clinical trials
    E Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Biometrics 62:769-76. 2006
    ..Case-only methods are even more efficient, and reliable under a range of circumstances...
  5. ncbi request reprint Relaxing the rule of ten events per variable in logistic and Cox regression
    Eric Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:710-8. 2007
    ..They conclude that this rule can be relaxed, in particular for sensitivity analyses undertaken to demonstrate adequate control of confounding...
  6. doi request reprint Estimating long-term effects of treatment from placebo-controlled trials with an extension period, using virtual twins
    Eric Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Stat Med 29:1127-36. 2010
    ..The proposed method is validated using simulation, and applied to data from the Fracture Intervention Trial and its extension, FLEX...
  7. doi request reprint Sample size calculations for evaluating mediation
    E Vittinghoff
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Stat Med 28:541-57. 2009
    ..For the Poisson model, a new analytic method is also proposed. The behavior of the different proposals is investigated by means of simulation studies...
  8. pmc Body mass index and early kidney function decline in young adults: a longitudinal analysis of the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study
    Vanessa Grubbs
    University of California, San Francisco, CA Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 63:590-7. 2014
    ..We sought to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) with kidney function decline in a cohort of young adults with preserved glomerular filtration at baseline...
  9. pmc Estimated kidney function based on serum cystatin C and risk of subsequent coronary artery calcium in young and middle-aged adults with preserved kidney function: results from the CARDIA study
    Nisha Bansal
    Division of Nephrology, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0532, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:410-7. 2013
    ..01) in adjusted models. In conclusion, among young and middle-aged adults with eGFRcys greater than 60 mL/min/1.73 m(2), annual decline in eGFRcys is an independent risk factor for subsequent CAC. ..
  10. ncbi request reprint Sexual functioning after total compared with supracervical hysterectomy: a randomized trial
    Miriam Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 105:1309-18. 2005
    ....
  11. pmc Diabetes-related complications, glycemic control, and falls in older adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:391-6. 2008
    ..We determined whether diabetes-related complications or treatments are associated with risk of falls in older diabetic adults...
  12. ncbi request reprint Predictors of heart failure among women with coronary disease
    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1364, USA
    Circulation 110:1424-30. 2004
    ..We determined the risk factors for developing heart failure among postmenopausal women with established coronary disease...
  13. ncbi request reprint Relationship between discharge practices and intensive care unit in-hospital mortality performance: evidence of a discharge bias
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA, USA
    Med Care 47:803-12. 2009
    ..This measure does not account for deaths occurring after transfer to another hospital or soon after discharge and therefore, may be biased...
  14. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency as an independent predictor of mortality among women with heart failure
    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 1364, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1593-600. 2004
    ..We sought to explore the association between renal insufficiency and mortality among women with heart failure (HF) and to evaluate this risk by the presence of preserved or depressed systolic function...
  15. pmc Role of soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule biomarker in albuminuria and kidney function changes in patients with coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul Study
    Meyeon Park
    From the Division of Nephrology M P, C A P, and Departments of Epidemiology and Biostatistics E V, M W, M G S and Medicine P G, M W, M G S, University of California, San Francisco, CA Division of Cardiology, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA P G and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA M W, M G S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:231-6. 2014
    ..This study evaluated circulating soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule (sESAM), a marker of endothelial dysfunction, as a risk factor for kidney function decline and albuminuria...
  16. pmc An intensive behavioral weight loss intervention and hot flushes in women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:1161-7. 2010
    ..Higher body mass index is associated with worse hot flushes during menopause but the effect of weight loss on flushing is unclear...
  17. pmc Incarceration, incident hypertension, and access to health care: findings from the coronary artery risk development in young adults (CARDIA) study
    Emily A Wang
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Box 1364, SFGH Bldg 10, WD 13 1313, San Francisco, CA 94143 1364, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:687-93. 2009
    ..Incarceration is associated with increased cardiovascular disease mortality, but prospective studies exploring mechanisms of this association are lacking...
  18. ncbi request reprint Association of hepatitis C seropositivity with increased risk for developing end-stage renal disease
    Judith I Tsui
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco General Hospital, CA 94124, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1271-6. 2007
    ..We undertook this study to determine whether having a positive HCV test result was associated with an increased risk for developing treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD)...
  19. pmc Association of BMD and FRAX score with risk of fracture in older adults with type 2 diabetes
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, Lobby 5, Ste 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107 1762, USA
    JAMA 305:2184-92. 2011
    ..It is not known if low BMD, central to fracture prediction in older adults, identifies fracture risk in patients with DM...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early adult to midlife cardiovascular risk factors and cognitive function
    Kristine Yaffe
    Departments of Psychiatry K Y, Neurology K Y, and Epidemiology and Biostatistics K Y, e V, M J P and Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine M J P, University of California, San Francisco San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA K Y Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco T D H Laboratory of Epidemiology, Demography, and Biometry, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, MD L J L Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente of Northern California, Oakland R W, S S and Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC L H C
    Circulation 129:1560-7. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the association between cumulative exposure to CVRFs from early to middle adulthood and cognitive function at midlife...
  21. pmc Intensive glycemic control and thiazolidinedione use: effects on cortical and trabecular bone at the radius and tibia
    Ann V Schwartz
    University of California, 185 Berry St, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 92:477-86. 2013
    ..In women, TZD use may reduce bone strength at these sites. Higher A1C may also be associated with lower bone strength at the radius, but not tibia, in women...
  22. pmc Sex hormone levels and risk of breast cancer with estrogen plus progestin
    Ghada N Farhat
    Affiliations of authors San Francisco Coordinating Center, California Pacific Medical Center Research Institute, San Francisco, CA GNF, NP, SRC Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Balamand, Beirut, Lebanon GNF Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA RTC Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA JEM Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, WA GA, AZL Department of Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA AH, DG Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA EV Department of Internal Medicine, University of California Davis, Sacramento, CA JSL Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA JAC Department of Internal Medicine, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH RJ Department of Preventive Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY DL Department of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA LP Karmanos Cancer Institute, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI MSS
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1496-503. 2013
    ..Although high endogenous sex hormone levels and estrogen plus progestin (E+P) therapy are associated with increased breast cancer risk, it is unknown whether pretreatment levels of sex hormones modify E+P effect on breast cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Adipocytokines and incident diabetes mellitus in older adults: the independent effect of plasminogen activator inhibitor 1
    Alka M Kanaya
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:350-6. 2006
    ..Adipose tissue produces "adipocytokines" of uncertain clinical significance...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impaired fasting glucose and cardiovascular outcomes in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease
    Alka M Kanaya
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 142:813-20. 2005
    ..Type 2 diabetes increases risk for cardiovascular disease. Persons with impaired fasting glucose levels may also have increased risk...
  25. doi request reprint Dose-response associations between number and frequency of substance use and high-risk sexual behaviors among HIV-negative substance-using men who have sex with men (SUMSM) in San Francisco
    Glenn Milo Santos
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 63:540-4. 2013
    ..81 (95% CI, 12.25 to 23.08), 27.31 (95% CI, 18.93 to 39.39), and 46.38 (95% CI, 30.65 to 70.19), respectively. High-risk sexual behaviors were strongly associated with frequency and number of substances used...
  26. doi request reprint Effects of antiresorptive therapies on glucose metabolism: results from the FIT, HORIZON-PFT, and FREEDOM trials
    Ann V Schwartz
    University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1348-54. 2013
    ..Contrary to predictions from mouse models, reduced bone turnover does not appear to play a significant role in glucose metabolism in humans...
  27. pmc Does chronic kidney disease modify the association between body mass index and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Nisha Bansal
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Nephrol 25:317-24. 2012
    ..To test this hypothesis, we determined the relationship between BMI and CVD risk factors in patients with and without CKD...
  28. pmc The association between a Darc gene polymorphism and clinical outcomes in African American patients with acute lung injury
    Kirsten Neudoerffer Kangelaris
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0131, USA
    Chest 141:1160-9. 2012
    ..We sought to determine the effect of the functional rs2814778 polymorphism, C/C genotype (Duffy null state), on clinical outcomes in African Americans with acute lung injury...
  29. pmc Fetuin-A and incident diabetes mellitus in older persons
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, and San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    JAMA 300:182-8. 2008
    ..In prior cross-sectional studies in humans, higher fetuin-A levels were associated with insulin resistance. However, the longitudinal association of fetuin-A with incident type 2 diabetes mellitus is unknown...
  30. pmc Racial differences in incident heart failure among young adults
    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
    Department of Medicine and the Division of General Internal Medicine and the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:1179-90. 2009
    ..The antecedents and epidemiology of heart failure in young adults are poorly understood...
  31. pmc Hot flushes, coronary heart disease, and hormone therapy in postmenopausal women
    Alison J Huang
    Departments of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Menopause 16:639-43. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to examine interactions between hot flushes, estrogen plus progestogen therapy (EPT), and coronary heart disease (CHD) events in postmenopausal women with CHD...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hysterectomy versus expanded medical treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding: clinical outcomes in the medicine or surgery trial
    Lee A Learman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:824-33. 2004
    ..To compare clinical outcomes after randomization to hysterectomy versus medical treatment in patients with chronic abnormal uterine bleeding refractory to medroxyprogesterone acetate...
  33. doi request reprint A randomized control trial of personalized cognitive counseling to reduce sexual risk among HIV-infected men who have sex with men
    Sandra K Schwarcz
    School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Care 25:1-10. 2013
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Creatinine levels and cardiovascular events in women with heart disease: do small changes matter?
    Michael G Shlipak
    General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 43:37-44. 2004
    ....
  35. pmc Factors associated with weight loss after gastric bypass
    Guilherme M Campos
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Arch Surg 143:877-883; discussion 884. 2008
    ..However, weight loss is poor in 10% to 15% of patients. We sought to determine the independent factors associated with poor weight loss after GBP...
  36. ncbi request reprint Oophorectomy in premenopausal women: health-related quality of life and sexual functioning
    Vanessa Teplin
    Veterans Administration Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 109:347-54. 2007
    ..To compare health-related quality-of-life outcomes and sexual functioning among premenopausal women who underwent bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) versus ovarian conservation at the time of hysterectomy...
  37. ncbi request reprint Randomized trial of medical treatment versus hysterectomy for abnormal uterine bleeding: resource use in the Medicine or Surgery (Ms) trial
    Jonathan Showstack
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 194:332-8. 2006
    ..This study was undertaken to compare resource use outcomes for participants in the Medicine or Surgery (Ms) randomized trial...
  38. pmc Vaginal symptoms in postmenopausal women: self-reported severity, natural history, and risk factors
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Menopause 17:121-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine factors other than estrogen deficiency influencing the development and persistence of vaginal dryness, itching, and painful sexual intercourse after menopause...
  39. ncbi request reprint Lipid changes on hormone therapy and coronary heart disease events in the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study (HERS)
    Michael G Shlipak
    General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif 94121, USA
    Am Heart J 146:870-5. 2003
    ..To explore possible mechanisms, we examined the association between lipid changes and CHD outcomes among women assigned to hormone therapy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of ultra-low-dose transdermal estradiol on breast density in postmenopausal women
    Deborah Grady
    University of California Women s Health Clinical Research Center, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Menopause 14:391-6. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether 2 years of treatment with ultra-low-dose transdermal estradiol results in a change in breast density...
  41. doi request reprint Higher cardiovascular disease prevalence and mortality among younger blacks compared to whites
    Stacey Jolly
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Med 123:811-8. 2010
    ..Blacks have higher rates of cardiovascular disease than whites. The age at which these differential rates emerge has not been fully examined...
  42. ncbi request reprint Effect of hormone therapy on mortality rates among women with heart failure and coronary artery disease
    Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo
    Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Cardiol 95:289-91. 2005
    ..Over the 4.1-year follow-up, estrogen plus progestin use had no effect on all-cause mortality (hazard ratio 1.0, 95% confidence interval 0.7 to 1.4, p = 0.8) in women with heart failure and coronary disease...
  43. pmc Age, race/ethnicity, and behavioral risk factors associated with per contact risk of HIV infection among men who have sex with men in the United States
    Hyman M Scott
    Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Bridge HIV, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA and PaxVax, San Diego, CA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 65:115-21. 2014
    ..To explore possible explanations for these disparities and known individual risk factors, we analyzed the per contact risk (PCR) of HIV seroconversion in the early highly active antiretroviral therapy era...
  44. pmc Effect of left ventricular dysfunction and viral load on risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with human immunodeficiency virus
    Brian S Moyers
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    Am J Cardiol 113:1260-5. 2014
    ..Further investigation is needed to thoroughly evaluate the effect of low EF and HIV factors on SCD incidence and the potential benefit of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapy in this high-risk population...
  45. pmc Long-term cumulative depressive symptom burden and risk of cognitive decline and dementia among very old women
    Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 5, Suite 5700, San Francisco, CA 94107
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:595-601. 2014
    ..This study examines the association of nearly 20 years of cumulative depressive symptoms with cognitive outcomes in a cohort of older women...
  46. doi request reprint Incident atrial fibrillation among Asians, Hispanics, blacks, and whites
    Thomas A Dewland
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section T A D, J E O, G M M and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics E V, University of California, San Francisco, CA
    Circulation 128:2470-7. 2013
    ....
  47. pmc Late presentation of colorectal cancer in a vulnerable population
    Chanda Ho
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:466-70. 2013
    ..We examined colorectal cancer (CRC) stage at presentation and mortality in a vulnerable population compared with nationally representative data...
  48. doi request reprint Effect of sexually transmitted infections, lifetime sexual partner count, and recreational drug use on lower urinary tract symptoms in men who have sex with men
    Benjamin N Breyer
    Department of Urology, University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Urology 79:188-93. 2012
    ..LUTS in men are a source of considerable morbidity, distress, and medical expense...
  49. pmc Association of spinal muscle composition and prevalence of hyperkyphosis in healthy community-dwelling older men and women
    Wendy Katzman
    Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of California San Francisco, 1500 Owens, Suite 400, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 67:191-5. 2012
    ..Our objective was to determine whether spinal muscle area and density are associated with hyperkyphosis, independent of age, race, sex, bone mineral density, and trunk fat...
  50. ncbi request reprint Fracture and the risk of coronary events in women with heart disease
    Paul D Varosy
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0124, USA
    Am J Med 115:196-202. 2003
    ..Osteoporosis is associated with aortic calcification and cardiovascular mortality. However, whether skeletal fractures predict the risk of coronary events is unknown...
  51. ncbi request reprint The impact of roux limb length on weight loss after gastric bypass
    Ruxandra Ciovica
    Bariatric Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, C 341, San Francisco, CA, 94143 0790, USA
    Obes Surg 18:5-10. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the impact of RL length on weight loss in super obese patients 1 year after GBP...
  52. ncbi request reprint Endogenous estrogen levels and the effects of ultra-low-dose transdermal estradiol therapy on bone turnover and BMD in postmenopausal women
    Alison J Huang
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 22:1791-7. 2007
    ..This suggests that the protective effects of ultra-low-dose estrogen therapy on the postmenopausal skeletal health may depend critically on women's endogenous estrogen levels before treatment...
  53. pmc Clinical significance of postvoid residual volume in older ambulatory women
    Alison J Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:1452-8. 2011
    ..To examine the prevalence, natural history, and clinical significance of high postvoid residual (PVR) volume in ambulatory older women...
  54. ncbi request reprint Glycemic effects of postmenopausal hormone therapy: the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial
    Alka M Kanaya
    Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero Street, Suite 536, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:1-9. 2003
    ..Randomized trials of postmenopausal hormone therapy have found differing effects on fasting glucose levels. No trial has evaluated the effect of hormone therapy on diabetes incidence...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and secondary prevention in women with heart disease: the Heart and Estrogen/progestin Replacement Study
    Eric Vittinghoff
    University of California, San Francisco and Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, 74 New Montgomery, Suite 600, San Francisco, California 94105, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:81-9. 2003
    ..Risk factors for coronary heart disease events have most commonly been evaluated in healthy men...
  56. ncbi request reprint The relation of postmenopausal hormone therapy to serum uric acid and the risk of coronary heart disease events: the Heart and Estrogen-Progestin Replacement Study (HERS)
    Joel A Simon
    General Internal Medicine Section, Medical Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco 94121, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 16:138-45. 2006
    ..To determine whether baseline serum uric acid (UA) levels and estrogen-progestin (E+P)-associated change in serum UA in postmenopausal women with coronary disease are associated with recurrent coronary heart disease (CHD) events...
  57. pmc Postmenopausal hormone therapy: does it cause incontinence?
    Jody E Steinauer
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California San Francisco, 1001 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 106:940-5. 2005
    ..To estimate the effect of hormone therapy on risk of stress and urge urinary incontinence...
  58. ncbi request reprint Resource use for total and supracervical hysterectomies: results of a randomized trial
    Jonathan Showstack
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94118 1944, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 103:834-41. 2004
    ..We report here an analysis of 24-month resource use by patients in this trial...
  59. ncbi request reprint Subclinical hypothyroidism and the risk of heart failure, other cardiovascular events, and death
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2460-6. 2005
    ..Subclinical hypothyroidism has been associated with systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction and an elevated cholesterol level, but data on cardiovascular outcomes and death are limited...
  60. pmc Association of TGFBR2 polymorphism with risk of sudden cardiac arrest in patients with coronary artery disease
    Zian H Tseng
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 1354, USA
    Heart Rhythm 6:1745-50. 2009
    ..Common single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in TGFss pathway genes may be associated with SCA...
  61. pmc Longitudinal patterns of methamphetamine, popper (amyl nitrite), and cocaine use and high-risk sexual behavior among a cohort of san francisco men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, 25 Van Ness Avenue, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    J Urban Health 82:i62-70. 2005
    ..HIV prevention interventions should target MSM who report either light or heavy use of methamphetamines, poppers, and sniffed cocaine...
  62. doi request reprint Association between n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid content of red blood cells and inflammatory biomarkers in patients with peripheral artery disease
    S Marlene Grenon
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, Calif Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 58:1283-90. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that the n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids content of red blood cells (omega-3 index) would be correlated with biomarkers of inflammation and vascular function in a PAD cohort...
  63. pmc Interpretation of the coronary artery calcium score in combination with conventional cardiovascular risk factors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Mark J Pletcher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 185 Berry St, San Francisco, CA 94107, USA
    Circulation 128:1076-84. 2013
    ..The coronary artery calcium (CAC) score predicts coronary heart disease (CHD) events, but methods for interpreting the score in combination with conventional CHD risk factors have not been established...
  64. doi request reprint BMD changes and predictors of increased bone loss in postmenopausal women after a 5-year course of alendronate
    Brian Louis McNabb
    Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 28:1319-27. 2013
    ..Although about one-third of women who discontinued ALN after 5 years experienced >5% bone loss at the total hip, predicting which women will lose at a higher rate was not possible...
  65. pmc Offer patterns of nationally placed livers by donation service area
    Jennifer C Lai
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Liver Transpl 19:404-10. 2013
    ..Here we propose changes to the national liver distribution system that will help to balance equity, efficiency, and transparency...
  66. pmc Medicare immunosuppressant coverage and access to kidney transplantation: a retrospective national cohort study
    Vanessa Grubbs
    Division of Nephrology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 12:254. 2012
    ..We sought to examine access to waitlisting for kidney transplantation in a cohort spanning this policy change...
  67. pmc Urine calcium excretion, cardiovascular events, and mortality in outpatients with stable coronary artery disease (from the Heart and Soul study)
    Christine C Welles
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1729-34. 2012
    ..On the contrary, greater UCaE is associated with a modestly lower rate of MI. These findings suggest that greater systemic calcium absorption does not confer CV harm in outpatients with prevalent CHD...
  68. pmc Association of low leptin with cardiovascular events and mortality in patients with stable coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul Study
    Ivy A Ku
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 217:503-8. 2011
    ..Thus, we sought to investigate the relationship between leptin and CV events and mortality in patients with chronic stable coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  69. pmc Prehypertension during young adulthood and coronary calcium later in life
    Mark J Pletcher
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 149:91-9. 2008
    ..High blood pressure in middle age is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the consequences of low-level elevations during young adulthood are unknown...
  70. ncbi request reprint Aspirin use for the primary prevention of coronary heart disease in older adults
    Nicolas Rodondi
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    Am J Med 118:1288. 2005
    ..We determined the prevalence of aspirin use in relation to coronary heart disease risk and changes over time...
  71. pmc Hospitalized ulcerative colitis patients have an elevated risk of thromboembolic events
    Jennifer Y Wang
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 15:927-35. 2009
    ..To compare thromboembolism rates between patients with ulcerative colitis undergoing a colorectal operation and other patients undergoing colorectal operations...
  72. doi request reprint The effect of ultralow-dose transdermal estradiol on sexual function in postmenopausal women
    Alison Huang
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco School of Medicine, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 198:265.e1-7. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the effect of ultralow-dose transdermal estradiol on sexual function in postmenopausal women...
  73. pmc Fat infiltration of muscle, diabetes, and clinical fracture risk in older adults
    Anne L Schafer
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:E368-72. 2010
    ..Older adults with type 2 diabetes are at higher risk for fracture compared with nondiabetic adults after adjustment for their higher bone mineral density. Infiltration of muscle by fat predicts increased risk of hip fracture...
  74. doi request reprint Factors associated with undergoing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy at the time of hysterectomy for benign conditions
    Vanessa L Jacoby
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 113:1259-67. 2009
    ..To identify possible factors associated with undergoing bilateral salpingo-oophorectomy (BSO) at the time of hysterectomy among women with benign conditions...
  75. ncbi request reprint Serum adiponectin and coronary heart disease risk in older Black and White Americans
    Alka M Kanaya
    Univerisity of California, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:5044-50. 2006
    ..Adiponectin may influence the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) independently of traditional cardiovascular risk factors...
  76. ncbi request reprint Effect of hysterectomy vs medical treatment on health-related quality of life and sexual functioning: the medicine or surgery (Ms) randomized trial
    Miriam Kuppermann
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0856, USA
    JAMA 291:1447-55. 2004
    ..Although a quarter of US women undergo elective hysterectomy before menopause, controlled trials that evaluate the benefits and harms are lacking...
  77. ncbi request reprint The incidence of end-stage renal disease is increasing faster than the prevalence of chronic renal insufficiency
    Chi yuan Hsu
    University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0532, USA
    Ann Intern Med 141:95-101. 2004
    ..The steady increase in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) incidence is a worldwide public health crisis...
  78. pmc Seroadaptive practices: association with HIV acquisition among HIV-negative men who have sex with men
    Snigdha Vallabhaneni
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e45718. 2012
    ..We assessed the association of seroadaptive practices with HIV acquisition...
  79. pmc Erectile dysfunction and premature ejaculation in men who have sex with men
    Alan W Shindel
    Department of Urology, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    J Sex Med 9:576-84. 2012
    ..Quantitative research into sexual function and dysfunction in men who have sex with men (MSM) has been sparse due in large part to a lack of validated, quantitative instruments for the assessment of sexuality in this population...
  80. pmc Placebo adherence and mortality in the Heart and Estrogen/Progestin Replacement Study
    Amy M Padula
    School of Public Health, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
    Am J Med 125:804-10. 2012
    ..Secondary aims included assessment of the association between placebo adherence and cause-specific morbidity and mortality...
  81. doi request reprint Racial and ethnic disparities in contraceptive method choice in California
    Grace Shih
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Perspect Sex Reprod Health 43:173-80. 2011
    ..Unintended pregnancy, an important public health issue, disproportionately affects minority populations. Yet, the independent associations of race, ethnicity and other characteristics with contraceptive choice have not been well studied...
  82. ncbi request reprint Relationship between hepatitis C and chronic kidney disease: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Judith I Tsui
    General Internal Medicine, Section 111A1, VA Medical Center, 4150 Clement Street, San Francisco, CA 94124, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 17:1168-74. 2006
    ....
  83. doi request reprint A clinical scoring system for predicting nonalcoholic steatohepatitis in morbidly obese patients
    Guilherme M Campos
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Hepatology 47:1916-23. 2008
    ..3; 95% CI, 1.4-8.0), and non-Black race (OR, 8.4; 95% CI, 1.9-37.1). A NASH Clinical Scoring System for Morbid Obesity was derived to predict the probability of NASH in four categories (low, intermediate, high, and very high)...
  84. pmc Thiazolidinedione use and bone loss in older diabetic adults
    Ann V Schwartz
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, 185 Berry Street, Lobby 4, Suite 5700, San Francisco, California 94107 1762, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:3349-54. 2006
    ..Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma by thiazolidinediones (TZDs) results in lower bone mass in mice...
  85. pmc Mortality probability model III and simplified acute physiology score II: assessing their value in predicting length of stay and comparison to APACHE IV
    Eduard E Vasilevskis
    Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Division of General Internal Medicine, Hospital Medicine, University of California atSan Francisco, CA, USA
    Chest 136:89-101. 2009
    ..To develop and compare ICU length-of-stay (LOS) risk-adjustment models using three commonly used mortality or LOS prediction models...
  86. pmc Recommendations for intrauterine contraception: a randomized trial of the effects of patients' race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status
    Christine Dehlendorf
    Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 203:319.e1-8. 2010
    ..This study investigated the effect of these factors on recommendations for contraception...
  87. pmc The sensitivity and specificity of a simple test to distinguish between urge and stress urinary incontinence
    Jeanette S Brown
    University of California, San Francisco, and San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94115, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:715-23. 2006
    ..Because treatments differ, urge incontinence should be distinguished from stress incontinence. To make this distinction, current guidelines recommend an extensive evaluation that is too time-consuming for primary care practice...
  88. ncbi request reprint A randomized comparison of total or supracervical hysterectomy: surgical complications and clinical outcomes
    Lee A Learman
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94110, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 102:453-62. 2003
    ..To compare surgical complications and clinical outcomes after total versus supracervical abdominal hysterectomy for control of abnormal uterine bleeding, symptomatic uterine leiomyomata, or both...
  89. ncbi request reprint Nondaily smokers should be asked and advised to quit
    Elisa K Tong
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0329, USA
    Am J Prev Med 30:23-30. 2006
    ..Nondaily smokers are a growing subpopulation of smokers. Current cessation guidelines were developed for daily smokers, and how clinicians might help nondaily smokers is not clear...
  90. pmc Posttraumatic stress disorder and risk of dementia among US veterans
    Kristine Yaffe
    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Arch Gen Psychiatry 67:608-13. 2010
    ..Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is highly prevalent among US veterans because of combat and may impair cognition...
  91. pmc Efficacy of personalized cognitive counseling in men of color who have sex with men: secondary data analysis from a controlled intervention trial
    James W Dilley
    Department of Psychiatry and the AIDS Health Project, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    AIDS Behav 15:970-5. 2011
    ..2 at baseline, 3.9 at six months and 2.1 at 12 months. There was a significant treatment effect overall (relative risk 0.59, 95% confidence interval 0.35-0.998). These results suggest that the intervention is effective in MOC...
  92. pmc Common beta-adrenergic receptor polymorphisms are not associated with risk of sudden cardiac death in patients with coronary artery disease
    Zian H Tseng
    Section of Cardiac Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Heart Rhythm 5:814-21. 2008
    ....
  93. pmc Depressive symptoms, health behaviors, and risk of cardiovascular events in patients with coronary heart disease
    Mary A Whooley
    VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    JAMA 300:2379-88. 2008
    ..Depressive symptoms predict adverse cardiovascular outcomes in patients with coronary heart disease, but the mechanisms responsible for this association are unknown...
  94. ncbi request reprint Limited knowledge and use of HIV post- and pre-exposure prophylaxis among gay and bisexual men
    Albert Y Liu
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 47:241-7. 2008
    ..Media reports have suggested substantial levels of community PrEP use despite its unproven effectiveness...
  95. pmc Racial differences in atrial fibrillation prevalence and left atrial size
    Gregory M Marcus
    Division of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Med 123:375.e1-7. 2010
    ....
  96. pmc Nonoptimal lipids commonly present in young adults and coronary calcium later in life: the CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) study
    Mark J Pletcher
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94107, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:137-46. 2010
    ..Dyslipidemia causes coronary heart disease in middle-aged and elderly adults, but the consequences of lipid exposure during young adulthood are unclear...
  97. pmc Food insecurity is associated with diabetes mellitus: results from the National Health Examination and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 1999-2002
    Hilary K Seligman
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:1018-23. 2007
    ..There is a clear association between food insecurity and obesity among women, but little is known about the relationship between food insecurity and type 2 diabetes...
  98. pmc Prevalence and risk factors for urinary incontinence in women with type 2 diabetes and impaired fasting glucose: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2001-2002
    Jeanette S Brown
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, UCSF Women s Health Clinical Research Center, University of California San Francisco, 1635 Divisadero Street, Suite 600, San Francisco, CA 94115, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1307-12. 2006
    ..It is unknown whether women with pre-diabetes, or impaired fasting glucose (IFG), have increased prevalence of incontinence. We determined the prevalence of, and risk factors for, incontinence among U.S. women with diabetes and IFG...
  99. ncbi request reprint Sexual risk behaviors and implications for secondary HIV transmission during and after HIV seroconversion
    Grant N Colfax
    HIV Research Branch, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102 6033, USA
    AIDS 16:1529-35. 2002
    ..To determine the potential for secondary HIV transmission among newly HIV-infected men who have sex with men (MSM) during their HIV antibody seroconversion period, and for the 12 months after seroconversion...
  100. ncbi request reprint Substance use and sexual risk: a participant- and episode-level analysis among a cohort of men who have sex with men
    Grant Colfax
    San Francisco Department of Public Health, HIV Research Branch, CA, 94102 6033, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 159:1002-12. 2004
    ..The authors concluded that programs aimed at preventing human immunodeficiency virus transmission should emphasize the influence of substance use during sex on increased risk behavior...
  101. doi request reprint Amphetamine-group substances and HIV
    Grant Colfax
    HIV Prevention Section, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
    Lancet 376:458-74. 2010
    ..The search for effective, scalable, and sustainable interventions for amphetamine-group substance use, including pharmacotherapies, should be supported and encouraged...