KRISTINA ANNE CROTHERS

Summary

Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Impact of cigarette smoking on mortality in HIV-positive and HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:40-53. 2009
  2. doi Pulmonary complications of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndromes in HIV-infected patients
    Kristina Crothers
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Respirology 14:486-94. 2009
  3. ncbi Severity and outcome of HIV-associated Pneumocystis pneumonia containing Pneumocystis jirovecii dihydropteroate synthase gene mutations
    Kristina Crothers
    Positive Health Program and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 19:801-5. 2005
  4. ncbi Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients who have HIV infection
    Kristina Crothers
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, TAC 441, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Clin Chest Med 28:575-87, vi. 2007
  5. ncbi Increased COPD among HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Heaven, CT, USA
    Chest 130:1326-33. 2006
  6. pmc The impact of cigarette smoking on mortality, quality of life, and comorbid illness among HIV-positive veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1142-5. 2005
  7. pmc Effects of marijuana smoking on pulmonary function and respiratory complications: a systematic review
    Jeanette M Tetrault
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:221-8. 2007
  8. pmc A theoretical decision model to help inform advance directive discussions for patients with COPD
    Negin Hajizadeh
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:75. 2010
  9. ncbi State of the art. Mechanistic heterogeneity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: insights from transgenic mice
    Jack A Elias
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 300 Cedar Street, S441 TAC, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 3:494-8. 2006
  10. pmc Decreased awareness of current smoking among health care providers of HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:749-54. 2007

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Publications15

  1. pmc Impact of cigarette smoking on mortality in HIV-positive and HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Department of Internal Medicine, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    AIDS Educ Prev 21:40-53. 2009
    ..These findings support the need for improvements in smoking cessation and for studies of mechanisms and diseases underlying increased mortality in smokers with HIV...
  2. doi Pulmonary complications of immune reconstitution inflammatory syndromes in HIV-infected patients
    Kristina Crothers
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Respirology 14:486-94. 2009
    ..Pulmonary complications may be frequently encountered. This article reviews the types and clinical presentation of IRIS, with a focus on the pulmonary manifestations. Management and outcome of IRIS are considered...
  3. ncbi Severity and outcome of HIV-associated Pneumocystis pneumonia containing Pneumocystis jirovecii dihydropteroate synthase gene mutations
    Kristina Crothers
    Positive Health Program and Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    AIDS 19:801-5. 2005
    ..The impact of Pneumocystis jirovecii (formerly P. carinii) dihydropteroate synthase (DHPS) gene mutations on morbidity and mortality of Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP) in HIV-positive patients is unclear...
  4. ncbi Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in patients who have HIV infection
    Kristina Crothers
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, TAC 441, PO Box 208057, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Clin Chest Med 28:575-87, vi. 2007
    ..Risk factors for COPD and potential reasons for an increased risk for COPD in HIV-positive patients are discussed. In addition, issues in the management of COPD in HIV-positive patients are reviewed...
  5. ncbi Increased COPD among HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Heaven, CT, USA
    Chest 130:1326-33. 2006
    ..We sought to determine whether HIV infection is associated with increased prevalence of COPD in the era of HAART...
  6. pmc The impact of cigarette smoking on mortality, quality of life, and comorbid illness among HIV-positive veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 20:1142-5. 2005
    ..The impact of smoking on outcomes among those with HIV infection has not been determined in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART)...
  7. pmc Effects of marijuana smoking on pulmonary function and respiratory complications: a systematic review
    Jeanette M Tetrault
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:221-8. 2007
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  8. pmc A theoretical decision model to help inform advance directive discussions for patients with COPD
    Negin Hajizadeh
    Yale Center for Medical Informatics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 10:75. 2010
    ..In order to begin to inform AD discussions between clinicians and COPD patients, we constructed a decision tree to estimate the impact of alternative AD decisions on both quality and quantity of life (quality adjusted life years, QALYs)...
  9. ncbi State of the art. Mechanistic heterogeneity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: insights from transgenic mice
    Jack A Elias
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 300 Cedar Street, S441 TAC, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
    Proc Am Thorac Soc 3:494-8. 2006
    ..They also highlight the complexity of the pathways that can induce alveolar destruction and suggest that there is a continuum, based on VEGF, between asthma and COPD...
  10. pmc Decreased awareness of current smoking among health care providers of HIV-positive compared to HIV-negative veterans
    Kristina Crothers
    Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 22:749-54. 2007
    ..Cigarette smoking is an important risk factor for morbidity and mortality in HIV-positive patients on combination antiretroviral therapy...
  11. ncbi Role of cathepsin S-dependent epithelial cell apoptosis in IFN-gamma-induced alveolar remodeling and pulmonary emphysema
    Tao Zheng
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    J Immunol 174:8106-15. 2005
    ..They also link inflammation, protease/antiprotease alterations, and protease-dependent apoptosis in the pathogenesis of Th1/Tc1 cytokine-induced tissue remodeling and destructive responses...
  12. ncbi Application of an mRNA-based molecular viability assay to oropharyngeal washes for the diagnosis of Pneumocystis pneumonia in HIV-infected patients. A pilot study
    Laurence Huang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:618-20. 2003
  13. ncbi Pneumocystis colonization in HIV-infected patients
    Laurence Huang
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:616-7. 2003
  14. ncbi Pneumocystis dihydropteroate synthase mutations in patients with Pneumocystis pneumonia who are newly diagnosed with HIV infection
    Kristina Crothers
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine and Positive Health Program, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 50:609-10. 2003
  15. pmc HIV-associated opportunistic pneumonias
    Laurence Huang
    Division of Pulmonary, Department of Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94110, USA
    Respirology 14:474-85. 2009
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Research Grants2

  1. Longitudinal Studies of HIV-Associated Lung Infections and Complications
    Kristina Crothers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, insights into reasons for susceptibility to OLD and accelerated progression of OLD can improve care for both HIV+ and HIV-patients. ..