Alan B Storrow

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The burden of acute heart failure on U.S. emergency departments
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 2:269-77. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Discordant cardiac biomarkers: frequency and outcomes in emergency department patients with chest pain
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:660-5. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Decreasing lab turnaround time improves emergency department throughput and decreases emergency medical services diversion: a simulation model
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1130-5. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint The elder patient with suspected acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:732-9. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of cardiac risk factor burden in diagnosing acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department setting
    Jin H Han
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:145-52, 152.e1. 2007
  6. pmc Risk factors for bradycardia requiring pacemaker implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1315-21. 2012
  7. pmc Risk stratification in acute heart failure: rationale and design of the STRATIFY and DECIDE studies
    Sean P Collins
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am Heart J 164:825-34. 2012
  8. pmc Low-risk acute heart failure patients: external validation of the Society of Chest Pain Center's recommendations
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:99-103. 2009
  9. pmc Delirium in older emergency department patients is an independent predictor of hospital length of stay
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine JHH, ABS, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health JS, RSD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:451-7. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients: recognition, risk factors, and psychomotor subtypes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:193-200. 2009

Detail Information

Publications82

  1. ncbi request reprint The burden of acute heart failure on U.S. emergency departments
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee Electronic address
    JACC Heart Fail 2:269-77. 2014
    ..The goal of this study was to examine 2006 to 2010 emergency department (ED) admission rates, hospital procedures, lengths of stay, and costs for acute heart failure (AHF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Discordant cardiac biomarkers: frequency and outcomes in emergency department patients with chest pain
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:660-5. 2006
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Decreasing lab turnaround time improves emergency department throughput and decreases emergency medical services diversion: a simulation model
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:1130-5. 2008
    ..Furthermore, such models may suggest the advantage of bedside or point-of-care testing and how they might affect efficiency measures...
  4. ncbi request reprint The elder patient with suspected acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:732-9. 2007
    ..To describe the evaluation and outcomes of elder patients with suspected acute coronary syndromes (ACS) presenting to the emergency department (ED)...
  5. ncbi request reprint The role of cardiac risk factor burden in diagnosing acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department setting
    Jin H Han
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Department of Emergency Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 49:145-52, 152.e1. 2007
    ..We seek to determine whether cardiac risk factor burden (defined as the number of conventional cardiac risk factors present) is useful for the diagnosis of acute coronary syndromes in the emergency department (ED) setting...
  6. pmc Risk factors for bradycardia requiring pacemaker implantation in patients with atrial fibrillation
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1315-21. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Risk stratification in acute heart failure: rationale and design of the STRATIFY and DECIDE studies
    Sean P Collins
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Am Heart J 164:825-34. 2012
    ..Methods for identifying patients that can be sent home early are lacking. Improving the physician's ability to identify and safely manage low-risk patients is essential to avoiding unnecessary use of hospital beds...
  8. pmc Low-risk acute heart failure patients: external validation of the Society of Chest Pain Center's recommendations
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 8:99-103. 2009
    ..The goal of this analysis was to report on the outcomes experienced by ED patients with AHFS who do not have any of these high-risk criteria...
  9. pmc Delirium in older emergency department patients is an independent predictor of hospital length of stay
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine JHH, ABS, Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health JS, RSD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:451-7. 2011
    ..The consequences of delirium in the emergency department (ED) remain unclear. This study sought to determine if delirium in the ED was an independent predictor of prolonged hospital length of stay (LOS)...
  10. doi request reprint Delirium in older emergency department patients: recognition, risk factors, and psychomotor subtypes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:193-200. 2009
    ....
  11. pmc Atrial fibrillation and flutter outcomes and risk determination (AFFORD): design and rationale
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Cardiol 58:124-30. 2011
    ..A strategy to better define the emergency department (ED) management, admission decisions, and spectrum of risk from low to high is needed...
  12. pmc Predictors of regional variations in hospitalizations following emergency department visits for atrial fibrillation
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1410-6. 2013
    ....
  13. pmc The effect of cognitive impairment on the accuracy of the presenting complaint and discharge instruction comprehension in older emergency department patients
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:662-671.e2. 2011
    ..We seek to determine how delirium and dementia affect the accuracy of the presenting illness and discharge instruction comprehension in older emergency department (ED) patients...
  14. pmc Low numeracy is associated with increased odds of 30-day emergency department or hospital recidivism for patients with acute heart failure
    Candace D McNaughton
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:40-6. 2013
    ..More than 25% of Medicare patients hospitalized for heart failure are readmitted within 30 days. The contributions of numeracy and health literacy to recidivism for patients with acute heart failure (AHF) are not known...
  15. ncbi request reprint The combined utility of an S3 heart sound and B-type natriuretic peptide levels in emergency department patients with dyspnea
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    J Card Fail 12:286-92. 2006
    ....
  16. pmc Galectin 3 complements BNP in risk stratification in acute heart failure
    Gregory J Fermann
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 34267 0769, USA
    Biomarkers 17:706-13. 2012
    ..Galectin 3 (G3) is a mediator of fibrosis and remodeling in heart failure...
  17. pmc Assessment of the Framingham risk factors among ED patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:151-7. 2012
    ..Our objective was to assess the Framingham Heart Study risk score for AF development in ED patients with newly diagnosed AF...
  18. pmc International variations in the clinical, diagnostic, and treatment characteristics of emergency department patients with acute heart failure syndromes
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:1253-60. 2010
    ..We examine differences in the presentation and management of emergency department (ED) patients with dyspnoea from acute heart failure syndromes (AHFS) between the USA, Western Europe, and Eastern Europe...
  19. ncbi request reprint Beyond pulmonary edema: diagnostic, risk stratification, and treatment challenges of acute heart failure management in the emergency department
    Sean Collins
    University of Cincinnati, Department of Emergency Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 51:45-57. 2008
    ..This article proposes such a paradigm shift in acute heart failure syndrome care and discusses areas of further research that are necessary to promote this change in approach...
  20. pmc Prevalence of validated risk factors for developing atrial fibrillation--can we identify high-risk ED patients?
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 30:1581-7. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate whether emergency department (ED) patients who were newly diagnosed with atrial fibrillation (AF) displayed risk factors for incident AF on prior ED visits...
  21. pmc Delirium in the emergency department: an independent predictor of death within 6 months
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 56:244-252.e1. 2010
    ..As a result, we seek to determine whether delirium in the ED is independently associated with 6-month mortality in older patients and whether this relationship is modified by nursing home status...
  22. doi request reprint Acute heart failure risk stratification: can we define low risk?
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Heart Fail Clin 5:75-83, vii. 2009
    ..This article reviews the available literature and describes patient features that need to be accounted for in disposition decision-making...
  23. pmc Validation of the Confusion Assessment Method for the Intensive Care Unit in older emergency department patients
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Acad Emerg Med 21:180-7. 2014
    ..The study objective was to determine its validity and reliability in older ED patients...
  24. pmc Elevated urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalcin after acute heart failure treatment is associated with worsening renal function and adverse events
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 47232, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1020-9. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that initial urinary neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalcin (NGAL) levels, and changes in urinary NGAL levels after initial ED AHF therapy, would be associated with WRF and adverse events...
  25. pmc Early changes in clinical characteristics after emergency department therapy for acute heart failure syndromes: identifying patients who do not respond to standard therapy
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 47232, USA
    Heart Fail Rev 17:387-94. 2012
    ..Future clinical trials may need to consider targeting these patients, as they may be the most likely to benefit from experimental therapy...
  26. ncbi request reprint Standardized reporting criteria for studies evaluating suspected acute heart failure syndromes in the emergency department
    Alan B Storrow
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:822-32. 2012
    ..Based on existing recommendations and expert consensus, the authors present standardized reporting criteria to improve interpretability of research in this challenging cohort...
  27. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of negative chest radiography results in the emergency department patient with decompensated heart failure
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 47:13-8. 2006
    ..This study determines the rate of negative chest radiography results in patients found to have disease and the potential contribution of negative findings to a diagnosis discordant with heart failure by an emergency physician...
  28. doi request reprint Delirium in the nursing home patients seen in the emergency department
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 703 Oxford House, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:889-94. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting cardiac catheterization rates in elders with acute coronary syndromes
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:228-33. 2007
    ..Elder patients with acute coronary syndromes (ACS) are less likely to receive cardiac catheterization. The reasons for this are unclear...
  30. ncbi request reprint The effect of treatment on the presence of abnormal heart sounds in emergency department patients with heart failure
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:25-32. 2006
    ..We sought to assess the proportion of ED patients with an electronically detected S(3) or S(4), determine the relation of these heart sounds to heart failure (HF), and analyze how the proportion changes with ED treatment...
  31. doi request reprint A proposal to standardize dyspnoea measurement in clinical trials of acute heart failure syndromes: the need for a uniform approach
    Peter S Pang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur Heart J 29:816-24. 2008
    ..This proposed tool requires detailed validation but has face validity for the uniform assessment of dyspnoea...
  32. doi request reprint Design and rationale of the URGENT Dyspnea study: an international, multicenter, prospective study
    Peter S Pang
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Ther 15:299-303. 2008
    ..URGENT Dyspnea (Ularitide Global Evaluation in Acute Decompensated Heart Failure) is a prospective multicenter study designed to address these issues...
  33. pmc A clinical prediction model to estimate risk for 30-day adverse events in emergency department patients with symptomatic atrial fibrillation
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 57:1-12. 2011
    ..Our aim is to assess whether data available in the ED management of symptomatic atrial fibrillation can estimate a patient's risk of experiencing a 30-day adverse event...
  34. pmc Rates of emergency department visits due to pneumonia in the United States, July 2006-June 2009
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN
    Acad Emerg Med 20:957-60. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to quantify pneumonia-attributable ED visits in the United States among children and adults during the 3-year period July 2006 through June 2009...
  35. ncbi request reprint Emergency department observation of heart failure: preliminary analysis of safety and cost
    Alan B Storrow
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:68-72. 2005
    ..These findings need to be further evaluated in a randomized clinical trial...
  36. pmc Diagnosing delirium in older emergency department patients: validity and reliability of the delirium triage screen and the brief confusion assessment method
    Jin H Han
    Center for Quality Aging, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN Electronic address
    Ann Emerg Med 62:457-65. 2013
    ..This error results from a lack of available measures that can be performed rapidly enough to be incorporated into clinical practice. Therefore, we developed and evaluated a novel 2-step approach to delirium surveillance for the ED...
  37. pmc Bayesian adaptive trial design in acute heart failure syndromes: moving beyond the mega trial
    Sean P Collins
    Vanderbilt University, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN 47232, USA
    Am Heart J 164:138-45. 2012
    ..In this study, AHFS clinical researchers and biostatisticians with expertise and experience in designing "personalized medicine" trials describe the development of a Bayesian adaptive design for an emergency department-based AHFS trial...
  38. ncbi request reprint The effect of emergency department expansion on emergency department overcrowding
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 14:338-43. 2007
    ..To examine the effects of emergency department (ED) expansion on ambulance diversion at an urban, academic Level 1 trauma center...
  39. pmc A comparison of criterion standard methods to diagnose acute heart failure
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:262-71. 2012
    ..Different criterion standards identify different patients from among those being evaluated for AHFS. Researchers should consider this when choosing between the various criterion standard approaches when evaluating new index tests...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of physician triage on emergency department length of stay
    Jin H Han
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 4700, USA
    J Emerg Med 39:227-33. 2010
    ..Emergency Department (ED) overcrowding is a serious public health issue, but few solutions exist...
  41. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of emergency physician selection of observation unit patients
    Libby A Crenshaw
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 24:271-9. 2006
    ..Appropriate patient selection is critical for maximal observation unit (OU) effectiveness. We hypothesized emergency physicians underuse the OU for admitted patients and overuse the OU for patients who would otherwise be discharged...
  42. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the third and fourth heart sound in asymptomatic adults
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, and the Institute of Health Policy and Health Sciences Research, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 11:242-7. 2005
    ..04; 95% CI, 1.03-1.05). We conclude that the prevalence of an S3 is increased earlier in life, that an S4 is less common than previous studies suggest, and that its detection, even in the elderly, should not be ignored...
  43. ncbi request reprint Critical review and recommendations for nesiritide use in the emergency department
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0769, USA
    J Emerg Med 29:317-29. 2005
    ..We discuss these trials' results, suggest their relationship to the ED population, and provide recommendations for appropriate ED use...
  44. ncbi request reprint The third heart sound for diagnosis of acute heart failure
    Michael Johnston
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 703 Oxford House, 1313 21st Avenue, South, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Curr Heart Fail Rep 4:164-8. 2007
    ..Data using these technologies and their applications in the ED are reviewed as well as implications for future use and research...
  45. ncbi request reprint The impact of race on the acute management of chest pain
    Arvind Venkat
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:1199-208. 2003
    ..African Americans with acute coronary syndromes receive cardiac catheterization less frequently than whites. The objective was to determine if such disparities extend to acute evaluation and non interventional treatment...
  46. doi request reprint A randomized, placebo-controlled trial of ondansetron, metoclopramide, and promethazine in adults
    Tyler W Barrett
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232 4700, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 29:247-55. 2011
    ..The objective of the study was to assess whether ondansetron has superior nausea reduction compared with metoclopramide, promethazine, or saline placebo in emergency department (ED) adults...
  47. doi request reprint An evaluation of statewide emergency department utilization following Tennessee Medicaid disenrollment
    Benjamin S Heavrin
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1121-8. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the statewide effect of such a disenrollment on Tennessee emergency department (ED) utilization...
  48. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic and prognostic usefulness of natriuretic peptides in emergency department patients with dyspnea
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 41:532-45. 2003
    ..This article discusses each of the natriuretic peptides and attempts to delineate their potential diagnostic and prognostic roles in the ED...
  49. ncbi request reprint The use of noninvasive ventilation in emergency department patients with acute cardiogenic pulmonary edema: a systematic review
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 48:260-9, 269.e1-4. 2006
    ..We critically evaluate the evidence for the use of noninvasive ventilation on rates of hospital mortality and endotracheal intubation...
  50. pmc Reducing blood culture contamination in the emergency department: an interrupted time series quality improvement study
    Wesley H Self
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 20:89-97. 2013
    ..The study objective was to develop and evaluate the effectiveness of a quality improvement (QI) intervention for reducing blood culture contamination in an ED...
  51. ncbi request reprint Emergency medicine residency applicant perceptions of unethical recruiting practices and illegal questioning in the match
    R Jason Thurman
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 16:550-7. 2009
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Cost-effectiveness analysis of ED decision making in patients with non-high-risk heart failure
    Sean P Collins
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267, USA
    Am J Emerg Med 27:293-302. 2009
    ..The ED disposition of patients with non-high-risk acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) is challenging. To help address this problem, we investigated the cost-effectiveness of different ED disposition strategies...
  53. pmc Short, subjective measures of numeracy and general health literacy in an adult emergency department
    Candace McNaughton
    Emergency Medicine, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 18:1148-55. 2011
    ..The objective was to evaluate the reliability and validity of brief subjective measures of numeracy and general health literacy in the adult emergency department (ED) setting...
  54. ncbi request reprint Alignment of emergency medicine research efforts with Clinical and Translational Science Awards
    Chadwick D Miller
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 15:672-7. 2008
    ..Emergency medicine researchers at institutions either planning to submit a CTSA application or with funded CTSA grants are encouraged to become actively involved in CTSA-related research programs...
  55. doi request reprint Using health literacy and learning style preferences to optimize the delivery of health information
    Nunzia B Giuse
    Department of Bioinformatics, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Health Commun 17:122-40. 2012
    ..This study demonstrates that personalizing health information to learning style preferences and literacy level improves patient understanding of hypertension...
  56. ncbi request reprint Assessment of stroke index using impedance cardiography: comparison with traditional vital signs for detection of moderate acute blood loss in healthy volunteers
    Joshua M Kosowsky
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:775-80. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Clinical pearls: altered mental status and a rash
    Michael D Schwartz
    Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0769, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:152, 158-60. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Rapid measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Diego 92161, USA
    N Engl J Med 347:161-7. 2002
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide is released from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  59. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic value of B-Type natriuretic peptide and chest radiographic findings in patients with acute dyspnea
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Am J Med 116:363-8. 2004
    ..To compare chest radiographic findings and circulating B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels as an adjunct to clinical findings in the diagnosis of heart failure in patients presenting with acute dyspnea...
  60. ncbi request reprint Uncovering heart failure in patients with a history of pulmonary disease: rationale for the early use of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency department
    Peter A McCullough
    William Beaumont Hospital, Royal Oak, MI 48073, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 10:198-204. 2003
    ..Heart failure, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are syndromes where dyspnea and wheezing are overlapping signs, and hence, these syndromes are often difficult to differentiate...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of 30-day outcome, resource use, and coronary artery disease severity in patients with suspected coronary artery disease with and without diabetes mellitus assigned to chest pain units
    Carlos D Sánchez
    Duke University School of Medicine and Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27715 7969, USA
    Am J Cardiol 91:1228-30. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: analytical issues for biochemical markers of acute coronary syndromes
    Fred S Apple
    Clin Chem 53:547-51. 2007
  63. ncbi request reprint Bedside B-Type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure with reduced or preserved ejection fraction. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan S Maisel
    Cardiology 111 A, San Diego VA Medical Center, 3350 La Jolla Village Drive, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:2010-7. 2003
    ..This study examines B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) levels in patients with systolic versus non-systolic dysfunction presenting with shortness of breath...
  64. ncbi request reprint Predictors of elevated B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in dyspneic patients without heart failure: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine W Knudsen
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Ann Emerg Med 45:573-80. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to identify independent predictors of elevated BNP concentrations in the absence of congestive heart failure...
  65. ncbi request reprint The effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide concentrations in patients with acute dyspnea: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Hartford Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2398-404. 2004
    ..We determined the effect of diabetes on B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) concentrations in patients presenting to the emergency department with dyspnea...
  66. ncbi request reprint Impact of the history of congestive heart failure on the utility of B-type natriuretic peptide in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Adam Strunk
    University of California, San Diego, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am J Med 119:69.e1-11. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that taking into account the history of congestive heart failure along with other clinical variables would be helpful in this range of B-type natriuretic peptide levels...
  67. ncbi request reprint How obesity affects the cut-points for B-type natriuretic peptide in the diagnosis of acute heart failure. Results from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Lori B Daniels
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am Heart J 151:999-1005. 2006
    ..We evaluated differential cut-points for BNP in diagnosing acute HF across body mass index levels to determine whether alternative cut-points can improve diagnosis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Response to: Misleading negative chest radiographs: should we ADHERE to the conclusions?
    Sean P Collins
    Ann Emerg Med 48:341; author reply 341-2. 2006
  69. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: clinical characteristics and utilization of biochemical markers in acute coronary syndromes
    David A Morrow
    Clin Chem 53:552-74. 2007
  70. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: Clinical characteristics and utilization of biochemical markers in acute coronary syndromes
    David A Morrow
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
    Circulation 115:e356-75. 2007
  71. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Medicine practice guidelines: Clinical utilization of cardiac biomarker testing in heart failure
    W H Wilson Tang
    Circulation 116:e99-109. 2007
  72. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry laboratory medicine practice guidelines: use of cardiac troponin and B-type natriuretic peptide or N-terminal proB-type natriuretic peptide for etiologies other than acute coronary syndromes and heart failure
    Alan H B Wu
    University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Clin Chem 53:2086-96. 2007
  73. doi request reprint Society of Chest Pain Centers Recommendations for the evaluation and management of the observation stay acute heart failure patient: a report from the Society of Chest Pain Centers Acute Heart Failure Committee
    W Frank Peacock
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 7:83-6. 2008
  74. ncbi request reprint Impact of age, race, and sex on the ability of B-type natriuretic peptide to aid in the emergency diagnosis of heart failure: results from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) multinational study
    Alan S Maisel
    University of California, San Diego, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    Am Heart J 147:1078-84. 2004
    ..B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) is secreted from the cardiac ventricles in response to increased wall tension...
  75. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and renal function in the diagnosis of heart failure: an analysis from the Breathing Not Properly Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, San Diego Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:571-9. 2003
    ..However, relationships between BNP, renal function, and heart failure as an emergency diagnosis are unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide and clinical judgment in emergency diagnosis of heart failure: analysis from Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Peter A McCullough
    University of California, Veteran s Affairs Medical Center, San Diego, USA
    Circulation 106:416-22. 2002
    ..We sought to determine the degree to which B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) adds to clinical judgment in the diagnosis of congestive heart failure (CHF)...
  77. ncbi request reprint Impact of atrial fibrillation on the diagnostic performance of B-type natriuretic peptide concentration in dyspneic patients: an analysis from the breathing not properly multinational study
    Cathrine Wold Knudsen
    Ulleval University Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:838-44. 2005
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Relationship of B-type natriuretic peptide and anemia in patients with and without heart failure: a substudy from the Breathing Not Properly (BNP) Multinational Study
    Alan H B Wu
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco General Hospital, 1001 Potrero Ave, California 94110, USA
    Am J Hematol 80:174-80. 2005
    ..Among systolic HF patients, the presence of a low hemoglobin concentration is not a factor in the interpretation of BNP results...
  79. ncbi request reprint B-type natriuretic peptide levels in patients in the emergency department with possible heart failure and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction
    James McCord
    Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, Michigan, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1370-3. 2005
    ..However, in patients who did not have heart failure, there was a relation between BNP levels and previous stable angina pectoris and/or healed myocardial infarction but no significant independent relation in multiple regression analysis...
  80. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine practice guidelines: Analytical issues for biomarkers of heart failure
    Fred S Apple
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    Circulation 116:e95-8. 2007
  81. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: clinical utilization of cardiac biomarker testing in heart failure
    W H Wilson Tang
    Cleveland Clinic, Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Clin Biochem 41:210-21. 2008
  82. ncbi request reprint National Academy of Clinical Biochemistry and IFCC Committee for Standardization of Markers of Cardiac Damage Laboratory Medicine Practice Guidelines: analytical issues for biomarkers of heart failure
    Fred S Apple
    Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Clin Biochem 41:222-6. 2008

Research Grants5

  1. Improving Heart Failure Risk Stratification in the ED
    Alan Storrow; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In collaboration with outcomes and effectiveness researchers, we plan to conduct further studies to test the efficacy of our risk model. ..
  2. Improving Heart Failure Risk Stratification in the ED
    Alan Storrow; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In collaboration with outcomes and effectiveness researchers, we plan to conduct further studies to test the efficacy of our risk model. ..
  3. Improving Heart Failure Risk Stratification in the ED
    Alan Storrow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In collaboration with outcomes and effectiveness researchers, we plan to conduct further studies to test the efficacy of our risk model. ..
  4. Improving Heart Failure Risk Stratification in the ED
    Alan B Storrow; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In collaboration with outcomes and effectiveness researchers, we plan to conduct further studies to test the efficacy of our risk model. ..
  5. Improving Heart Failure Risk Stratification in the ED
    Alan Storrow; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..In collaboration with outcomes and effectiveness researchers, we plan to conduct further studies to test the efficacy of our risk model. ..