Jeptha P Curtis

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of 2 registry-based risk models suitable for characterizing hospital performance on 30-day all-cause mortality rates among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:628-37. 2012
  2. pmc Use and effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon pumps among patients undergoing high risk percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:21-30. 2012
  3. pmc Association of physician certification and outcomes among patients receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    JAMA 301:1661-70. 2009
  4. doi request reprint All-cause readmission and repeat revascularization after percutaneous coronary intervention in a cohort of medicare patients
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:903-7. 2009
  5. pmc Impact of delay in door-to-needle time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1227-32. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of door-to-balloon time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2180-6. 2006
  7. pmc Association of door-to-balloon time and mortality in patients > or =65 years with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Saif S Rathore
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1198-203. 2009
  8. pmc Socioeconomic status, treatment, and outcomes among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure: findings from the National Heart Failure Project
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 152:371-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint The pre-hospital electrocardiogram and time to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction, 2000-2002: findings from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8088, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1544-52. 2006
  10. pmc Differences in patient survival after acute myocardial infarction by hospital capability of performing percutaneous coronary intervention: implications for regionalization
    Jersey Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:433-9. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint Development of 2 registry-based risk models suitable for characterizing hospital performance on 30-day all-cause mortality rates among patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:628-37. 2012
    ..To date, however, we lack a methodology to monitor and improve national hospital 30-day mortality rates among patients undergoing PCI...
  2. pmc Use and effectiveness of intra-aortic balloon pumps among patients undergoing high risk percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:21-30. 2012
    ..We examined hospital variation in IABP use among high risk PCI patients, and determined the association of IABP use on mortality in this population...
  3. pmc Association of physician certification and outcomes among patients receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    JAMA 301:1661-70. 2009
    ..Allowing nonelectrophysiologists to perform implantable cardioverter-defibrillator (ICD) procedures is controversial. However, it is not known whether outcomes of ICD implantation vary by physician specialty...
  4. doi request reprint All-cause readmission and repeat revascularization after percutaneous coronary intervention in a cohort of medicare patients
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:903-7. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to report on the all-cause readmission and repeat revascularization rates after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  5. pmc Impact of delay in door-to-needle time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1227-32. 2007
    ..87, respectively; p for trend <0.001). In conclusion, timely administration of fibrinolytic therapy continues to significantly impact on mortality in the modern era, particularly in patients presenting early after symptom onset...
  6. ncbi request reprint Effect of door-to-balloon time on mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:2180-6. 2006
    ..We sought to determine the effect of door-to-balloon time on mortality for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  7. pmc Association of door-to-balloon time and mortality in patients > or =65 years with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Saif S Rathore
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1198-203. 2009
    ....
  8. pmc Socioeconomic status, treatment, and outcomes among elderly patients hospitalized with heart failure: findings from the National Heart Failure Project
    Saif S Rathore
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Am Heart J 152:371-8. 2006
    ..Prior studies have reported conflicting findings concerning the association of socioeconomic status (SES), treatment, and outcomes in patients hospitalized with heart failure (HF)...
  9. ncbi request reprint The pre-hospital electrocardiogram and time to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction, 2000-2002: findings from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8088, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:1544-52. 2006
    ....
  10. pmc Differences in patient survival after acute myocardial infarction by hospital capability of performing percutaneous coronary intervention: implications for regionalization
    Jersey Chen
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Arch Intern Med 170:433-9. 2010
    ..Whether regionalization will improve outcomes depends in part on the magnitude of existing differences in outcomes between PCI and non-PCI hospitals within the same health care region...
  11. pmc Reduction in acute myocardial infarction mortality in the United States: risk-standardized mortality rates from 1995-2006
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Church St, Ste 200, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    JAMA 302:767-73. 2009
    ..However, little has been reported about improvements in hospital short-term mortality rates or reductions in between-hospital variation in short-term mortality rates...
  12. pmc Hospital strategies for reducing risk-standardized mortality rates in acute myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Yale School of Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Ann Intern Med 156:618-26. 2012
    ..S. hospitals vary 2-fold in their 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates (RSMRs). Nevertheless, information is limited on hospital-level factors that may be associated with RSMRs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Anemia and outcomes in patients with heart failure: a study from the National Heart Care Project
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2237-44. 2005
    ..As a result, whether anemia is a truly independent predictor of risk or a marker of comorbid illness in these patients is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint Summary of evidence regarding hospital strategies to reduce door-to-balloon times for patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Crit Pathw Cardiol 6:91-7. 2007
    ..In conclusion, although evidence of "what works" is based on observational studies rather than randomized trials, there is evidence on effective interventions to reduce door-to-balloon time...
  15. pmc Association of door-to-balloon time and mortality in patients admitted to hospital with ST elevation myocardial infarction: national cohort study
    Saif S Rathore
    Yale University School of Medicine, 367 Cedar Street, 316 ESH, New Haven, Connecticut 06510, USA
    BMJ 338:b1807. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Strategies for reducing the door-to-balloon time in acute myocardial infarction
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    N Engl J Med 355:2308-20. 2006
    ..However, few hospitals meet this objective. We sought to identify hospital strategies that were significantly associated with a faster door-to-balloon time...
  17. ncbi request reprint The obesity paradox: body mass index and outcomes in patients with heart failure
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:55-61. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the association of body mass index (BMI) and outcomes in stable outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  18. pmc Prior aspirin use and outcomes in elderly patients hospitalized with acute myocardial infarction
    Edward L Portnay
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:967-74. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint Association between functional status and use and effectiveness of beta-blocker prophylaxis in elderly survivors of acute myocardial infarction
    Gail Vitagliano
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Veterans Affairs Connecticuat Healthcare System, West Haven, Connecticut, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:495-501. 2004
    ..To examine whether physical and cognitive impairments explain low use of beta-blockers in elderly patients and whether functionally impaired older adults have improved survival if a beta-blocker is prescribed at hospital discharge...
  20. pmc Operator experience and carotid stenting outcomes in Medicare beneficiaries
    Brahmajee K Nallamothu
    Center for Healthcare Outcomes and Policy, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    JAMA 306:1338-43. 2011
    ..Although the efficacy of carotid stenting has been established in clinical trials, outcomes of the procedure based on operator experience are less certain in clinical practice...
  21. doi request reprint Temporal trends in quality of care among recipients of implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: insights from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry
    John A Dodson
    Division of Aging, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA J A D Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT R L, Y W, J P C Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN S C H and University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Denver, CO P V
    Circulation 129:580-6. 2014
    ..Our objective was to examine changes over time in 3 quality metrics available from the registry...
  22. doi request reprint Age and sex differences in inhospital complication rates and mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention procedures: evidence from the NCDR(®)
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, New Haven, CT Electronic address
    Am Heart J 167:376-83. 2014
    ..We compared rates of complications and inhospital mortality by sex for younger and older PCI patients...
  23. doi request reprint Use of remote monitoring of newly implanted cardioverter-defibrillators: insights from the patient related determinants of ICD remote monitoring (PREDICT RM) study
    Joseph G Akar
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine and Center of Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT J G A, H B, Y W, S I C, J P C Boston Scientific Corporation, St Paul, MN P J, K S Division of Cardiology, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora P V, F A M and Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles L A S
    Circulation 128:2372-83. 2013
    ..We examined RPM enrollment and activation rates and the patient, physician, and institutional determinants of RPM use...
  24. pmc What is the experience of national quality campaigns? Views from the field
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Division of Health Policy and Administration, Yale School of Public Health, 60 College Street, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1651-69. 2010
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  25. doi request reprint Door-to-balloon time and mortality among patients undergoing primary PCI
    Daniel S Menees
    University of Michigan, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    N Engl J Med 369:901-9. 2013
    ..However, it is not known whether national improvements in door-to-balloon times have been accompanied by a decline in mortality...
  26. doi request reprint Safety of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians: an analysis of the healthcare cost and utilization project-nationwide inpatient sample
    Anant Mandawat
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 789 Howard Avenue, Dana 319, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circulation 127:1453-65, 1465e1-2. 2013
    ..Data are scarce on outcomes of pacemaker implantation in nonagenarians (age≥90 years)...
  27. pmc Bleeding-avoidance strategies and outcomes in patients ≥80 years of age with ST-elevation myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention (from the NCDR CathPCI Registry)
    John A Dodson
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1-6. 2012
    ..9% to 9.4%, p = 0.14 for trend). In conclusion, patients ≥80 years old undergoing primary PCI are at high risk of bleeding, and despite significant increases in use of BAS, the overall rate of bleeding complications remains high...
  28. doi request reprint National efforts to improve door-to-balloon time results from the Door-to-Balloon Alliance
    Elizabeth H Bradley
    Section of Health Policy and Administration, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:2423-9. 2009
    ....
  29. pmc Improvements in door-to-balloon time in the United States, 2005 to 2010
    Harlan M Krumholz
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1 Church St, Ste 200, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    Circulation 124:1038-45. 2011
    ..Moreover, we do not know whether improvements in door-to-balloon times were shared equally among patient and hospital groups...
  30. pmc Telemonitoring in patients with heart failure
    Sarwat I Chaudhry
    Section of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06510, USA
    N Engl J Med 363:2301-9. 2010
    ..Small studies suggest that telemonitoring may improve heart-failure outcomes, but its effect in a large trial has not been established...
  31. ncbi request reprint The prognostic value of vasodilator myocardial perfusion imaging in octogenarians
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    Am J Geriatr Cardiol 13:239-45, quiz 246-7. 2004
    ..Appropriately selected octogenarians with abnormal vasodilator SPECT imaging may benefit from more aggressive management of their cardiac disease...
  32. pmc Hospital improvement in time to reperfusion in patients with acute myocardial infarction, 1999 to 2002
    Robert L McNamara
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8088, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:45-51. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze recent trends in door-to-reperfusion time and to identify hospital characteristics associated with improved performance...
  33. doi request reprint Cellularity and structure of fresh human coronary thrombectomy specimens; presence of cells with markers of progenitor cells
    Ion S Jovin
    Department of Medicine Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Cell Mol Med 16:3022-7. 2012
    ..The culture of cells contained in the specimens yielded multiplying cells, some of which demonstrated features of haematopoietic progenitor cells and which differentiated into various cell-types...
  34. ncbi request reprint Efficacy and safety of two unfractionated heparin dosing strategies with tenecteplase in acute myocardial infarction (results from Assessment of the Safety and Efficacy of a New Thrombolytic Regimens 2 and 3)
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 94:279-83. 2004
    ..49, 95% CI 0.35 to 0.67) than did patients in ASSENT-2. These findings support the use of smaller dose, weight-adjusted heparin in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction treated with tenecteplase...
  35. ncbi request reprint Impact of the Food and Drug Administration's Public Health Notification on the adoption of drug-eluting stents
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:1227-9. 2007
    ..By January 2004, DES use had returned to the prenotification rate and continued to increase thereafter. In conclusion, the Food and Drug Administration's notification had a modest but temporary effect on clinical practice...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of baseline renal function on outcomes of renal artery stenting in hypertensive patients
    Gregory M Singer
    Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University of School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:615-20. 2009
    ..10) and 21 mm Hg (P=.02) decrease at 6 and 12 months, respectively. Renal function was stable across all groups. Renal artery stenting reduced BP and produced greatest benefit in patients with baseline impaired renal function...
  37. ncbi request reprint The association of left ventricular ejection fraction, mortality, and cause of death in stable outpatients with heart failure
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520 8025, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:736-42. 2003
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prognostic importance of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) in stable outpatients with heart failure (HF)...
  38. doi request reprint Variation among hospitals in selection of higher-cost, "higher-tech," implantable cardioverter-defibrillators: data from the National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) Implantable Cardioverter/Defibrillator (ICD) Registry
    Rachel Lampert
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Am Heart J 165:1015-1023.e2. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine factors associated with use of a newer, higher-tech/higher-cost device, as opposed to a previously released device, among patients undergoing ICD implantation...
  39. pmc Aspirin, ibuprofen, and mortality after myocardial infarction: retrospective cohort study
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Disease, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, Room I 456 SHM, 333 Cedar Street, PO Box 208088, New Haven CT 06520 8088, USA
    BMJ 327:1322-3. 2003
  40. ncbi request reprint The association of 6-minute walk performance and outcomes in stable outpatients with heart failure
    Jeptha P Curtis
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    J Card Fail 10:9-14. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the prognostic value of the 6-minute walk test in stable outpatients with heart failure...
  41. ncbi request reprint Association of serum digoxin concentration and outcomes in patients with heart failure
    Saif S Rathore
    The Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    JAMA 289:871-8. 2003
    ..The clinical outcomes associated with digoxin therapy at different serum concentrations in the DIG trial have not been assessed...
  42. ncbi request reprint Beta-blocker therapy and symptoms of depression, fatigue, and sexual dysfunction
    Dennis T Ko
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8025, USA
    JAMA 288:351-7. 2002
    ..Reluctance to prescribe these agents may derive from concerns about their association with symptoms of depression, fatigue, and sexual dysfunction...
  43. doi request reprint Distal embolic protection during renal artery stenting: impact on hypertensive patients with renal dysfunction
    Gregory M Singer
    Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:830-6. 2008
    ..59) and at 12 months (-18 vs -16 mm Hg; P=.89). Renal artery stenting improved eGFR and systolic BP in patients with hypertension and CKD; however, DEP did not enhance these effects...