Judith Lichtman

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Affiliation: Yale University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. pmc Seasonal variation in 30-day mortality after stroke: teaching versus nonteaching hospitals
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Stroke 44:531-3. 2013
  3. pmc 30-Day risk-standardized mortality and readmission rates after ischemic stroke in critical access hospitals
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 43:2741-7. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk and predictors of stroke after myocardial infarction among the elderly: results from the Cooperative Cardiovascular Project
    Judith H Lichtman
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, USA
    Circulation 105:1082-7. 2002
  5. pmc Elderly women have lower rates of stroke, cardiovascular events, and mortality after hospitalization for transient ischemic attack
    Judith H Lichtman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:2116-22. 2009
  6. pmc Stroke patient outcomes in US hospitals before the start of the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification program
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale UniversitySchool of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:3574-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Hospital arrival time and intravenous t-PA use in US Academic Medical Centers, 2001-2004
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:3845-50. 2009
  8. pmc Predictors of hospital readmission after stroke: a systematic review
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Stroke 41:2525-33. 2010
  9. pmc Variation in recovery: Role of gender on outcomes of young AMI patients (VIRGO) study design
    Judith H Lichtman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:684-93. 2010
  10. pmc Use of antithrombotic medications among elderly ischemic stroke patients
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:30-8. 2011

Research Grants

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Publications38

  1. ncbi 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...
  2. pmc Seasonal variation in 30-day mortality after stroke: teaching versus nonteaching hospitals
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Stroke 44:531-3. 2013
    ..We assessed seasonal variations in 30-day risk-adjusted mortality rates (RAMRs) after ischemic stroke by hospital teaching status...
  3. pmc 30-Day risk-standardized mortality and readmission rates after ischemic stroke in critical access hospitals
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 43:2741-7. 2012
    ..We assessed whether 30-day risk-standardized mortality rates (RSMRs) and risk-standardized readmission rates (RSRRs) after ischemic stroke differ between CAHs and non-CAHs...
  4. ncbi request reprint Risk and predictors of stroke after myocardial infarction among the elderly: results from the Cooperative Cardiovascular Project
    Judith H Lichtman
    Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, USA
    Circulation 105:1082-7. 2002
    ..Stroke is an important outcome after acute myocardial infarction. Studies that have examined this relationship have largely excluded older patients, even though half of stroke admissions occur among patients 75 years of age and older...
  5. pmc Elderly women have lower rates of stroke, cardiovascular events, and mortality after hospitalization for transient ischemic attack
    Judith H Lichtman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:2116-22. 2009
    ..We determined whether there are sex-based differences in these outcomes 30 days and 1 year after TIA using a national sample of elderly patients...
  6. pmc Stroke patient outcomes in US hospitals before the start of the Joint Commission Primary Stroke Center certification program
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale UniversitySchool of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:3574-9. 2009
    ..We determined whether hospitals certified within the first years of the JC program had better outcomes than noncertified hospitals before the start of the certification program...
  7. doi request reprint Hospital arrival time and intravenous t-PA use in US Academic Medical Centers, 2001-2004
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Stroke 40:3845-50. 2009
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  8. pmc Predictors of hospital readmission after stroke: a systematic review
    Judith H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Stroke 41:2525-33. 2010
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  9. pmc Variation in recovery: Role of gender on outcomes of young AMI patients (VIRGO) study design
    Judith H Lichtman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:684-93. 2010
    ..Despite a higher risk of mortality compared with similarly aged men, young women have been the subject of few studies...
  10. pmc Use of antithrombotic medications among elderly ischemic stroke patients
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 4:30-8. 2011
    ..We assessed the rate of receipt of these therapies among eligible ischemic stroke patients age ≥65 years and determined the effects of age and other patient characteristics on treatment...
  11. pmc Outcomes after ischemic stroke for hospitals with and without Joint Commission-certified primary stroke centers
    J H Lichtman
    Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Neurology 76:1976-82. 2011
    ..We assessed whether 30-day risk-standardized mortality (RSMR) and readmission (RSRR) rates differed between hospitals with and without JC-certified PSCs in 2006...
  12. pmc 30-day mortality and readmission after hemorrhagic stroke among Medicare beneficiaries in Joint Commission primary stroke center-certified and noncertified hospitals
    Judith H Lichtman
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, PO Box 208034, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Stroke 42:3387-91. 2011
    ..We determined whether 30-day mortality and readmission rates after hemorrhagic stroke differed for patients treated at JC-PSC-certified versus noncertified hospitals...
  13. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends of outcomes for nonagenarians undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting, 1993 to 1999
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, and Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, Connecticut, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1630-4. 2007
    ..In conclusion, the number of CABG procedures in nonagenarians is increasing, with a substantial portion attaining survivorship that is equivalent to projected life expectancy...
  14. ncbi request reprint Perceived control and change in physical functioning after coronary artery bypass grafting: a prospective study
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
    Int J Behav Med 13:229-36. 2006
    ..Assessing control may help clinicians predict post-CABG physical functioning and may shape intervention efforts...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social support and change in health-related quality of life 6 months after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    J Psychosom Res 60:185-93. 2006
    ..We determined whether perceived social support predicted change in health-related quality of life, operationalized as change in mental health and physical functioning, 6 months after coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  16. pmc Geographic variation in one-year recurrent ischemic stroke rates for elderly Medicare beneficiaries in the USA
    Norrina B Allen
    Division of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 34:123-9. 2010
    ..Accordingly, we evaluated geographic variations in 1-year recurrent ischemic stroke rates in the USA with adjustment for patient characteristics...
  17. ncbi request reprint Dietary fish or seafood consumption is not related to cerebrovascular disease risk in twin veterans
    Dawn M Bravata
    Clinical Epidemiology Research Center, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CN 06516, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 28:186-90. 2007
    ..The results of studies about dietary fish consumption and stroke risk have been conflicting. We sought to examine the relationship between dietary fish and seafood consumption and the risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack (TIA)...
  18. 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...
  19. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction with treatment after acute myocardial infarction: role of psychosocial factors
    Lisa C Barry
    Department of Internal Medicine Geriatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06511, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:115-23. 2007
    ..To determine if psychosocial status influences treatment satisfaction, a quality-of-care indicator, of patients who were hospitalized for acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  20. doi request reprint Utilization of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator for ischemic stroke: are there sex differences?
    Norrina B Allen
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8034, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:254-8. 2009
    ..We evaluated whether there were sex-related differences in the administration of intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV-tPA) to patients with acute ischemic stroke admitted to US academic medical centers...
  21. ncbi request reprint Vascular disease among hospitalized multiple sclerosis patients
    Norrina B Allen
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Neuroepidemiology 30:234-8. 2008
    ..We examined the prevalence of cardiac and cerebrovascular disease among hospitalized patients with and without multiple sclerosis (MS)...
  22. ncbi request reprint Knowledge of cholesterol levels and targets in patients with coronary artery disease
    Susan Cheng
    Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar Street, Room I 456 SHM P O Box 208088, New Haven, CT 06520 8088, USA
    Prev Cardiol 8:11-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that current cholesterol education efforts appear inadequate, particularly for women, nonwhites, and patients without any college education...
  23. ncbi request reprint Worsening renal function: what is a clinically meaningful change in creatinine during hospitalization with heart failure?
    Grace L Smith
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06520, USA
    J Card Fail 9:13-25. 2003
    ..Prior studies define worsening renal function using various creatinine elevations, but the relative value of definitions is unknown...
  24. ncbi request reprint Obstructive sleep apnea as a risk factor for stroke and death
    H Klar Yaggi
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Yale Center for Sleep Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520, USA
    N Engl J Med 353:2034-41. 2005
    ..It has not been determined, however, whether the syndrome is independently related to the risk of stroke or death from any cause after adjustment for other risk factors, including hypertension...
  25. pmc The role of social support in health status and depressive symptoms after acute myocardial infarction: evidence for a stronger relationship among women
    Erica C Leifheit-Limson
    Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 3:143-50. 2010
    ..However, relatively little is known about whether similar patterns exist for other outcomes, such as health status and depressive symptoms, and whether these patterns vary by sex...
  26. ncbi request reprint Acute noncardiac conditions and in-hospital mortality in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Circulation 116:1925-30. 2007
    ..We sought to evaluate the prevalence of acute, severe, noncardiac conditions present at the time of hospital admission with acute myocardial infarction and to assess the association of these conditions with in-hospital mortality...
  27. ncbi request reprint "America's Best Hospitals" in the treatment of acute myocardial infarction
    Oliver J Wang
    Department of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 333 Cedar St, PO Box 208088, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1345-51. 2007
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Acute, severe noncardiac conditions in patients with acute myocardial infarction
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn 06520 8088, USA
    Am J Med 119:843-50. 2006
    ..The study's purpose was to determine the prevalence and prognostic importance of acute, severe, noncardiac conditions present at the time of an acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  29. pmc Postendarterectomy mortality in octogenarians and nonagenarians in the USA from 1993 to 1999
    Judith H Lichtman
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8034, USA judith lichtman yale edu
    Cerebrovasc Dis 29:154-61. 2010
    ..We determined trends in the rates of CEA and perioperative (in-hospital and 30-day) and long-term (1-, 2-, 3-, 4- and 5-year) mortality in a US national sample of patients >or=80 years of age...
  30. doi request reprint Diagnostic evaluation for patients with ischemic stroke: are there sex differences?
    Emi Watanabe
    Section of Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Conn, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 27:450-5. 2009
    ..We sought to determine whether there are sex-associated differences in the utilization of diagnostic tests for ischemic stroke patients treated at academic hospitals in the United States...
  31. ncbi request reprint Depressive symptoms after acute myocardial infarction: evidence for highest rates in younger women
    Susmita Mallik
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30303, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:876-83. 2006
    ..In the community, younger women are uniquely prone to depression. Whether younger women are also more likely to have depression during hospitalization with AMI is unknown...
  32. ncbi request reprint Quality of care for acute myocardial infarction at urban safety-net hospitals
    Joseph S Ross
    Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, USA
    Health Aff (Millwood) 26:238-48. 2007
    ..We examine the implications of these findings for the millions of vulnerable Americans who rely on safety-net hospitals for their care...
  33. doi request reprint Factors associated with longer time from symptom onset to hospital presentation for patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Henry H Ting
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:959-68. 2008
    ..Previous studies have demonstrated the effects of single factors, such as age, sex, and race, with longer delays from symptom onset to hospital presentation in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction...
  34. ncbi request reprint Does health status differ between men and women in early recovery after myocardial infarction?
    Linda S Garavalia
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:93-101. 2007
    ....
  35. pmc Delay in presentation and reperfusion therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction
    Henry H Ting
    Division of Cardiovascular Diseases and Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Am J Med 121:316-23. 2008
    ..We studied the relationship between longer delays from symptom onset to hospital presentation and the use of any reperfusion therapy, door-to-balloon time, and door-to-drug time...
  36. pmc Overweight, obesity, and the development of stage 3 CKD: the Framingham Heart Study
    Meredith C Foster
    Framingham Heart Study, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Framingham, MA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:39-48. 2008
    ..Prior research yielded conflicting results about the magnitude of the association between body mass index (BMI) and chronic kidney disease (CKD)...
  37. ncbi request reprint National trends in outcomes among elderly patients with heart failure
    Mikhail Kosiborod
    Mid America Heart Institute of Saint Luke s Hospital, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Am J Med 119:616.e1-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine temporal trends in outcomes of elderly patients with heart failure between 1992 and 1999...
  38. pmc Care seeking after stroke symptoms
    Virginia J Howard
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Ann Neurol 63:466-72. 2008
    ..To assess risk factors associated with care for stroke symptoms...

Research Grants5

  1. Impact of Aging on Stroke Care: A National Perspective
    Judith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We hypothesize that variations in care exist by age. Moreover, these differences in care will not be explained by differences clinical features or co-morbid conditions associated with aging. ..
  2. Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFS
    Judith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  3. Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFS
    Judith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  4. Stroke Hospitalization in the Elderly with Medicare FFS
    Judith Lichtman; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..These results will help inform decisions about the allocation of adequate resources, and more importantly, help identify opportunities to improve care and prevention of elderly stroke patients. ..