Neil A Zakai

Summary

Affiliation: University of Vermont
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint D-dimer and the Risk of Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease. The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Neil A Zakai, MD MSc, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 208 South Park Drive, Colchester, VT 05446, USA, Tel 1 802 6563154, Fax 1 802 656 8965, E mail
    Thromb Haemost . 2016
  2. doi request reprint Venous thrombosis risk assessment in medical inpatients: the medical inpatients and thrombosis (MITH) study
    N A Zakai
    University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 11:634-41. 2013
  3. pmc Hemoglobin decline, function, and mortality in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    Neil A Zakai
    Departments of Medicine and Pathology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Hematol 88:5-9. 2013
  4. pmc Total tissue factor pathway inhibitor and venous thrombosis. The Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, Colchester Research Facility, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    Thromb Haemost 104:207-12. 2010
  5. pmc Association of coagulation-related and inflammation-related genes and factor VIIc levels with stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    N A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 9:267-74. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in venous thromboembolism
    N A Zakai
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 9:1877-82. 2011
  7. pmc Metabolic syndrome, inflammation, and incident heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    Takeki Suzuki
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 1:242-8. 2008
  8. pmc Correlates of anemia in American blacks and whites: the REGARDS Renal Ancillary Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:355-64. 2009
  9. pmc American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 and risk of venous thromboembolism: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Nels C Olson
    Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT N C O, M C, N A Z
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:e001494. 2015
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of anemia status, hemoglobin concentration, and mortality in an elderly cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2214-20. 2005

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint D-dimer and the Risk of Stroke and Coronary Heart Disease. The REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Neil A Zakai, MD MSc, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 208 South Park Drive, Colchester, VT 05446, USA, Tel 1 802 6563154, Fax 1 802 656 8965, E mail
    Thromb Haemost . 2016
    ..These findings highlight potential different pathophysiology of vascular disease by disease site and race suggesting potential further studies targeting haemostasis in primary prevention of vascular disease...
  2. doi request reprint Venous thrombosis risk assessment in medical inpatients: the medical inpatients and thrombosis (MITH) study
    N A Zakai
    University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 11:634-41. 2013
    ..We sought to define the risk factors present at admission for venous thromboembolism (VTE) in medical inpatients and develop a risk model for clinical use...
  3. pmc Hemoglobin decline, function, and mortality in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    Neil A Zakai
    Departments of Medicine and Pathology, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont College of Medicine, USA
    Am J Hematol 88:5-9. 2013
    ..These data may allow clinicians to identify at-risk elderly individuals for early intervention to improve the quality and quantity of life...
  4. pmc Total tissue factor pathway inhibitor and venous thrombosis. The Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, Colchester Research Facility, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    Thromb Haemost 104:207-12. 2010
    ..93 (1.05, 3.53). Further addition of D-dimer and BMI to this model decreased the OR to 1.70 (0.98, 2.93). Low TFPI did not demonstrate greater than additive interaction with other VTE risk factors...
  5. pmc Association of coagulation-related and inflammation-related genes and factor VIIc levels with stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    N A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 9:267-74. 2011
    ..Thrombosis and inflammation are critical in stroke etiology, but associations of coagulation and inflammation gene variants with stroke, and particularly factor VII levels, are inconclusive...
  6. doi request reprint Racial differences in venous thromboembolism
    N A Zakai
    Department of Medicine and Pathology, College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    J Thromb Haemost 9:1877-82. 2011
    ..While differences in VTE by race due to genetic predisposition will probably always be present, understanding the reasons for racial differences in VTE will help providers develop strategies to minimize VTE in all populations...
  7. pmc Metabolic syndrome, inflammation, and incident heart failure in the elderly: the cardiovascular health study
    Takeki Suzuki
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 1:242-8. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether combining inflammation markers and MetS provided additive information for incident CHF and if incorporating inflammation markers to the MetS definition added prognostic information...
  8. pmc Correlates of anemia in American blacks and whites: the REGARDS Renal Ancillary Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 169:355-64. 2009
    ..Race differences in anemia prevalence were not explained by the factors studied. Future research into the causes and consequences of anemia in different racial groups is needed...
  9. pmc American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 and risk of venous thromboembolism: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Nels C Olson
    Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT N C O, M C, N A Z
    J Am Heart Assoc 4:e001494. 2015
    ..The metric includes body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, cholesterol, glucose, physical activity (PA), cigarette smoking, and diet. We hypothesized a lower risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) with favorable Life's Simple 7 scores...
  10. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of anemia status, hemoglobin concentration, and mortality in an elderly cohort: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine and Fletcher Allen Health Care, Burlington, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:2214-20. 2005
    ..Anemia is viewed as a negative prognostic factor in the elderly population; its independent impact on survival is unclear...
  11. pmc Anemia is associated with the progression of white matter disease in older adults with high blood pressure: the cardiovascular health study
    Marco Inzitari
    Department of Medicine, Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1867-72. 2008
    ..To investigate whether anemia predicts worsening white matter hyperintensities (WMHs) in older community-dwellers...
  12. pmc Detection of chronic kidney disease with creatinine, cystatin C, and urine albumin-to-creatinine ratio and association with progression to end-stage renal disease and mortality
    Carmen A Peralta
    Department of Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California, USA
    JAMA 305:1545-52. 2011
    ..A triple-marker approach for chronic kidney disease (CKD) evaluation has not been well studied...
  13. doi request reprint Measures of Kidney Disease and the Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in the REGARDS (Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) Study
    Katharine L Cheung
    Larner College of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis . 2017
    ..Kidney disease has been associated with venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk, but results conflict and there is little information regarding blacks...
  14. pmc Activated partial thromboplastin time and risk of future venous thromboembolism
    Neil A Zakai
    Department of Medicine, Brown University and Boston University, Providence, RI, USA
    Am J Med 121:231-8. 2008
    ..Lower activated partial thromboplastin times are associated with higher levels of some coagulation factors and may represent a procoagulant tendency...
  15. pmc Validating laboratory results in a national observational cohort study without field centers: the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke cohort
    Sarah R Gillett
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, 208 South Park Dr, Colchester, VT 05446, USA
    Clin Biochem 47:243-6. 2014
    ..Pre-analytical factors resulting from this study design may affect the results of some laboratory assays. We investigated the impact of REGARDS processing on a variety of analytes...
  16. doi request reprint Why is my patient anemic?
    Locke J Bryan
    University of Vermont College of Medicine, 111 Colchester Avenue, Smith Room 244, Burlington, VT 05401, USA
    Hematol Oncol Clin North Am 26:205-30, vii. 2012
    ..Often the cause of anemia is straightforward; however, the cause can be challenging, requiring a thorough knowledge of both hematology and general medicine...