Affiliation: Columbia University
- Psychological traits and emotion-triggering of ICD shock-terminated arrhythmiasMatthew M Burg
VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven Campus, West Haven, CT, USA
Psychosom Med 66:898-902. 2004..The purpose of the present study was to examine whether concordant psychological traits distinguish patients who experience emotion-triggered ICD shock...
- Low perceived social support and post-myocardial infarction prognosis in the enhancing recovery in coronary heart disease clinical trial: the effects of treatmentMatthew M Burg
Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension, Columbia University School of Medicine, 622 West 168 Street, PH 9 941, New York, NY 10032, USA
Psychosom Med 67:879-88. 2005....
- Treating persistent depressive symptoms in post-ACS patients: the project COPES phase-I randomized controlled trialMatthew M Burg
Behavioral Cardiovascular Health and Hypertension Program, Columbia University School of Medicine, New York City, NY 10032, United States
Contemp Clin Trials 29:231-40. 2008..These analyses will provide important data to inform subsequent clinical trials with this population...
- Noninvasive detection of risk for emotion-provoked myocardial ischemiaMatthew M Burg
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520 8017, USA
Psychosom Med 71:14-20. 2009..To test an easily administered, noninvasive technology to identify vulnerability to mental stress ischemia...
- Depression predicts elevated endothelin-1 in patients with coronary artery diseaseMatthew M Burg
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine VA Connecticut, 950 Campbell Avenue, West Haven, CT 06516, USA
Psychosom Med 73:2-6. 2011..Depression carries an independent two- to four-fold increased risk of early morbidity and mortality after ACS. The pathway(s) linking depression to event-free survival remains to be determined...
- Autonomic contribution to endothelin-1 increase during laboratory anger-recall stress in patients with coronary artery diseaseMatthew M Burg
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
Mol Med 17:495-501. 2011..Future examination of autonomic influences on atherosclerotic leukocytes, endothelial cell function and the dynamics of ET-1 are warranted...
- Anger-induced T-wave alternans predicts future ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillatorsRachel Lampert
Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 53:774-8. 2009..This study sought to determine whether T-wave alternans (TWA) induced by anger in a laboratory setting predicts future ventricular arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs)...
- The misdiagnosis of hypertension: the role of patient anxietyGbenga Ogedegbe
Department of Medicine, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York, USA
Arch Intern Med 168:2459-65. 2008..We tested the hypothesis that the white coat effect may be a conditioned response as opposed to a manifestation of general anxiety...
- Superiority of ambulatory to physician blood pressure is not an artifact of differential measurement reliabilityWilliam Gerin
Department of Medicine, Columbia University New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY 10032, USA
Blood Press Monit 11:297-301. 2006..Whether this is due to the greater reliability owing to the larger number of measurements that are usually taken using ambulatory monitoring, or the greater validity of these measurements independent of the number, remains controversial...
- Socioeconomic and psychosocial factors mediate race differences in nocturnal blood pressure dippingTanya M Spruill
Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
Am J Hypertens 22:637-42. 2009..In order to address the limited reproducibility of dipping measures, we investigated this question in a sample of participants who underwent multiple ambulatory BP monitoring (ABPM) sessions...
- Assessment of the white-coat effectWilliam Gerin
Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Hypertens 24:67-74. 2006..Resting levels taken in the clinic may also be elevated, and will therefore underestimate the WCE...
- Simultaneous assessment of myocardial perfusion and function during mental stress in patients with chronic coronary artery diseaseJames A Arrighi
Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Deparment of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06516, USA
J Nucl Cardiol 10:267-74. 2003..8 +/- 2.0 vs 3.5 +/- 1.8, P =.41). Hemodynamic changes during MS were similar whether patients were divided on the basis of perfusion defects or left ventricular dysfunction during MS...
- Aspirin adherence, aspirin dosage, and C-reactive protein in the first 3 months after acute coronary syndromeIan M Kronish
Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
Am J Cardiol 106:1090-4. 2010..The association between aspirin adherence and CRP level was not attenuated by controlling for other risk-reducing behaviors. In conclusion, a strong association was found between aspirin adherence and the CRP level after an ACS...
- Endothelin-1 release and stimulation of the inflammatory cascade: is acute coronary syndrome triggered by watching spectator sports?Karina W Davidson
Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10032, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 55:643-4. 2010
- Association of acute coronary syndrome-induced posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms with self-reported sleepJonathan A Shaffer
Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH9 318, New York, NY, 10032, USA
Ann Behav Med 46:349-57. 2013..Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after acute coronary syndrome (ACS) are associated with recurrent ACS events and mortality. Poor sleep may be a mechanism, but the association between PTSD and sleep after ACS is unknown...
- Emotional stress triggers symptoms in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a survey of the Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy AssociationRachel Lampert
Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
Pacing Clin Electrophysiol 33:1047-53. 2010..Whether emotional stress can trigger symptoms of chest pain, dyspnea, palpitations, and lightheadedness has not been described...