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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2020 Early Effects of Starting Doses of Enalapril in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure in the SOLVD Treatment TrialAmerican Journal of Medicine.  133:e25-e31. 2020
2020 Prior Heart Failure Hospitalization and Outcomes in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved and Reduced Ejection FractionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  133:84-94. 2020
2019 Digoxin Use and Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure With Reduced Ejection FractionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  132:1311-1319. 2019
2019 Cardiogenic shock during heart failure hospitalizations: Age-, sex-, and race-stratified trends in incidence and outcomesAmerican Heart Journal.  213:18-29. 2019
2019 One- to 10-Day Versus 11- to 30-Day All-Cause Readmission and Mortality in Older Patients With Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  123:1840-1844. 2019
2019 Medication dosing for heart failure with reduced ejection fraction — opportunities and challengesEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  21:286-296. 2019
2019 Therapeutic advances in the management of acute decompensated heart failureAmerican Journal of Therapeutics.  26:E222-E233. 2019
2019 Is there a potential association between spironolactone and the risk of new-onset diabetes in a cohort of older patients with heart failure?European Journal of Clinical Pharmacology2019
2019 Safety and efficacy of the use of lumen-apposing metal stents in the management of postoperative fluid collections: A large, international, multicenter studyEndoscopy.  51:715-721. 2019
2019 Spironolactone and Outcomes in Older Patients with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection FractionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  132:71-80.e1. 2019
2018 Role of High-Dose Beta-Blockers in Patients with Heart Failure with Preserved Ejection Fraction and Elevated Heart RateAmerican Journal of Medicine.  131:1473-1481. 2018
2018 Systolic Blood Pressure and Outcomes in Patients With Heart Failure With Preserved Ejection FractionJAMA Cardiology.  3:288-297. 2018
2018 Digoxin use and lower risk of 30-day all-cause readmission in older patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction receiving β-blockers 2018
2018 Similar clinical benefits from below-target and target dose enalapril in patients with heart failure in the SOLVD Treatment trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  20:359-369. 2018
2018 Discharge home health services referral and 30-day all-cause readmission in older adults with heart failureArchives of Medical Science.  14:995-1002. 2018
2017 Fine-needle aspiration findings of a rare hematopoietic neoplasm presenting as obstructive jaundiceDiagnostic Cytopathology.  45:1142-1147. 2017
2017 Emphasis on abdominal obesity as a modifier of eplerenone effect in heart failure: hypothesis-generating signals from EMPHASIS-HFEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  19:1198-1200. 2017
2017 Treatment of systolic hypertension and low diastolic blood pressure in older adults: How low is too low?!International Journal of Cardiology.  242:21. 2017
2017 Dose of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme Inhibitors and Angiotensin Receptor Blockers and Outcomes in Heart Failure: A Meta-AnalysisCirculation: Heart Failure.  10. 2017
2017 Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Older Adults with Heart FailureHeart Failure Clinics.  13:581-587. 2017
2017 Corrigendum to “Systolic–diastolic hypertension versus isolated systolic hypertension and incident heart failure in older adults: Insights from the cardiovascular health study” [Int. J. Cardiol. 235 (2017) 11–16] (S0167527317312901) (10.1016/j.ijcard.2017.02.139))International Journal of Cardiology.  238:181. 2017
2017 Diagnosis and Management of Heart Failure in Older AdultsHeart Failure Clinics.  13:427-444. 2017
2017 Heart Failure in Older AdultsHeart Failure Clinics.  13:xiii. 2017
2017 Isolated diastolic hypertension and incident heart failure in community-dwelling older adults: Insights from the Cardiovascular Health StudyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  238:140-143. 2017
2017 Overtube-assisted EUS with FNA for esophageal stenosisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  86:243-244. 2017
2017 The Role of Positive Inotropic Drugs in the Treatment of Older Adults with Heart Failure and Reduced Ejection FractionHeart Failure Clinics.  13:527-534. 2017
2017 Systolic–diastolic hypertension versus isolated systolic hypertension and incident heart failure in older adults: Insights from the Cardiovascular Health StudyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  235:11-16. 2017
2017 A cross-sectional study of cardiorespiratory fitness and gallbladder diseaseAnnals of Epidemiology.  27:269-273.e3. 2017
2017 Endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography cannulation in the difficult duct: Which technique should you pull out of your bag?Digestive Endoscopy.  29:149-151. 2017
2017 Lack of evidence of lower 30-day all-cause readmission in Medicare beneficiaries with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction discharged on spironolactoneInternational Journal of Cardiology.  227:462-466. 2017
2016 Complex relationship of obesity and obesity paradox in heart failure–higher risk of developing heart failure and better outcomes in established heart failureAnnals of Medicine.  48:603-613. 2016
2016 Association of 30-Day All-Cause Readmission with Long-Term Outcomes in Hospitalized Older Medicare Beneficiaries with Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:1178-1184. 2016
2016 Cognitive decline in heart failureHeart Failure Reviews.  21:661-673. 2016
2016 Differences in biochemical and genetic biomarkers in patients with heart failure of various etiologiesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  221:1073-1080. 2016
2016 Renin-Angiotensin System Inhibition and Lower 30-Day All-Cause Readmission in Medicare Beneficiaries with Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:1067-1073. 2016
2016 The Impact of Cardiorespiratory Fitness Levels on the Risk of Developing Atherogenic DyslipidemiaAmerican Journal of Medicine.  129:1060-1066. 2016
2016 Endoscopic removal of a mesh penetrating into the esophagus using overtube-assisted endoscopy, fully covered metal stent, and over-the-scope clipGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  84:523. 2016
2016 Mediterranean diet score and left ventricular structure and function: The multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosisAmerican Journal of Clinical Nutrition.  104:595-602. 2016
2016 Relation of serum uric acid to cardiovascular diseaseInternational Journal of Cardiology.  213:4-7. 2016
2016 Higher risk for incident heart failure and cardiovascular mortality among community-dwelling octogenarians without pneumococcal vaccinationESC Heart Failure.  3:11-17. 2016
2015 Complete Heart Block Complicating ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction Temporal Trends and Association with In-Hospital OutcomesJACC: Clinical Electrophysiology.  1:529-538. 2015
2015 Glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitors improve mortality after aspiration thrombectomy in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarctionInternational Journal of Cardiology.  187:206-207. 2015
2015 Pretransplant coagulopathy and in-hospital outcomes among heart transplant recipients: A propensity-matched nationwide inpatient sample study 2015
2015 Relationship of physical activity and healthy eating with mortality and incident heart failure among community-dwelling older adults with normal body mass indexESC Heart Failure.  2:20-24. 2015
2015 Beta-blocker use and 30-day all-cause readmission in medicare beneficiaries with systolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  128:715-721. 2015
2015 Characteristics and outcomes of patients with advanced chronic systolic heart failure receiving care at the veterans affairs versus other hospitals insights from the Beta-blocker Evaluation of Survival Trial (BEST)Circulation: Heart Failure.  8:17-24. 2015
2015 Discharge hospice referral and lower 30-day all-cause readmission in medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failureCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:733-740. 2015
2015 Heart Failure Management in Skilled Nursing Facilities: A Scientific Statement from the American Heart Association and the Heart Failure Society of AmericaCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:655-687. 2015
2015 Impact of gait speed and instrumental activities of daily living on all-cause mortality in adults ≤65 years with heart failureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  115:797-801. 2015
2015 Outcomes of Acute Myocardial Infarction in Patients with Hypertrophic CardiomyopathyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  128:879-887.e1. 2015
2015 Regional variation in the incidence and outcomes of in-hospital cardiac arrest in the United StatesCirculation.  131:1415-1425. 2015
2015 ReplyAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  115:156. 2015
2015 Risk of heart failure and death after prolonged smoking cessation: Role of amount and duration of prior smokingCirculation: Heart Failure.  8:694-701. 2015
2015 The replyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  128:e19. 2015
2015 Trends in management and outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction in patients with end-stage renal disease in the United StatesAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  115:1033-1041. 2015
2014 Catheter ablation of postinfarction ventricular tachycardia: Ten-year trends in utilization, in-hospital complications, and in-hospital mortality in the United StatesHeart Rhythm.  11:2056-2063. 2014
2014 Impact of atrial fibrillation and heart failure, independent of each other and in combination, on mortality in community-dwelling older adultsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  114:909-913. 2014
2014 Spironolactone use and higher hospital readmission for medicare beneficiaries with heart failure, left ventricular ejection fraction <45%, and estimated glomerular filtration rate <45 ml/min/1.73 m2American Journal of Cardiology.  114:79-82. 2014
2014 Beta-blockers in older patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction: Class, dosage, and outcomesInternational Journal of Cardiology.  173:393-401. 2014
2014 The replyAmerican Journal of Medicine.  127. 2014
2014 Digoxin and 30-day all-cause hospital admission in older patients with chronic diastolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  127:132-139. 2014
2014 Magnesium sulphate and postoperative agitation in children: An analgesic effect?: A replyAnaesthesia.  69:188-189. 2014
2014 Association of systolic blood pressure levels with cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among older adults taking antihypertensive medicationInternational Journal of Cardiology.  176:219-226. 2014
2014 Calcium channel blockers and outcomes in older patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fractionCirculation: Heart Failure.  7:945-952. 2014
2014 Developing therapies for heart failure withpreservedejection fraction. Current state and future directionsJACC: Heart Failure.  2:97-112. 2014
2014 Digoxin use and lower 30-day all-cause readmission for medicare beneficiaries hospitalized for heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  127:61-70. 2014
2014 Heart failure with systolic dysfunction complicating acute myocardial infarction - Differential outcomes but similar eplerenone efficacy by ST-segment or non-ST-segment elevation: A post hoc substudy of the EPHESUS trial 2014
2014 Racial differences in mortality in patients with advanced systolic heart failure: Potential role of right ventricular ejection fractionInternational Journal of Cardiology.  177:255-260. 2014
2014 Regional variation across the united states in management and outcomes of ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Analysis of the 2003 to 2010 nationwide inpatient sample database 2014
2014 Systolic blood pressure and mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure: Insights from the AFFIRM and AF-CHF studiesEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  16:1168-1174. 2014
2013 Heart failure in very old adultsCurrent Heart Failure Reports.  10:387-400. 2013
2013 Trends in acute kidney injury and outcomes after early percutaneous coronary intervention in patients ≥75 years of age with acute myocardial infarctionAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  112:1279-1286. 2013
2013 Prediabetes is not an independent risk factor for incident heart failure, other cardiovascular events or mortality in older adults: Findings from a population-based cohort studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  168:3616-3622. 2013
2013 Prevention of heart failure in older adults may require higher levels of physical activity than needed for other cardiovascular eventsInternational Journal of Cardiology.  168:1905-1909. 2013
2013 Medication management of chronic heart failure in older adultsDrugs and Aging.  30:765-782. 2013
2013 Rate-control versus Rhythm-control Strategies and Outcomes in Septuagenarians with Atrial FibrillationAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:887-893. 2013
2013 The effect of magnesium sulphate infusion on the incidence and severity of emergence agitation in children undergoing adenotonsillectomy using sevoflurane anaesthesiaAnaesthesia.  68:1045-1052. 2013
2013 Digoxin reduces 30-day all-cause hospital admission in older patients with chronic systolic heart failureAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:701-708. 2013
2013 Effects of enalapril in systolic heart failure patients with and without chronic kidney disease: Insights from the SOLVD Treatment trialInternational Journal of Cardiology.  167:151-156. 2013
2013 Design and rationale of studies of neurohormonal blockade and outcomes in diastolic heart failure using OPTIMIZE-HF registry linked to Medicare dataInternational Journal of Cardiology.  166:230-235. 2013
2013 Digoxin for patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure: Paradise lost or not?European Heart Journal.  34:1468-1470. 2013
2013 Lack of evidence of increased mortality among patients with atrial fibrillation taking digoxin: Findings from post hoc propensity-matched analysis of the AFFIRM trialEuropean Heart Journal.  34:1489-1497. 2013
2013 Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and outcomes in heart failure and preserved ejection fractionAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:401-410. 2013
2013 Effect of oral digoxin in high-risk heart failure patients: A pre-specified subgroup analysis of the DIG trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  15:551-559. 2013
2013 Renin-angiotensin system antagonists and mortality in patients with heart failure 2013
2013 Reduced right ventricular ejection fraction and increased mortality in chronic systolic heart failure patients receiving beta-blockers: Insights from the BEST trialInternational Journal of Cardiology.  163:61-67. 2013
2013 Renin-angiotensin inhibition in diastolic heart failure and chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126:150-161. 2013
2013 Update on diastolic heart failure or heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in the older adultsAnnals of Medicine.  45:37-50. 2013
2013 Early invasive versus initial conservative treatment strategies in octogenarians with UA/NSTEMIAmerican Journal of Medicine.  126. 2013
2013 Mediterranean and DASH diet scores and mortality in women with heart failure the women s health initiativeCirculation: Heart Failure.  6:1116-1123. 2013
2012 Baseline characteristics, quality of care, and outcomes of younger and older Medicare beneficiaries hospitalized with heart failure: Findings from the Alabama Heart Failure ProjectInternational Journal of Cardiology.  162:39-44. 2012
2012 Angiotensin receptor blockers and outcomes in real-world older patients with heart failure and preserved ejection fraction: A propensity-matched inception cohort clinical effectiveness studyEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  14:1179-1188. 2012
2012 Association between smoking and outcomes in older adults with atrial fibrillationArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  55:85-90. 2012
2012 Impairment of activities of daily living and incident heart failure in community-dwelling older adultsEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  14:581-587. 2012
2012 Bucindolol, Systolic Blood Pressure, and Outcomes in Systolic Heart Failure: A Prespecified Post Hoc Analysis of BESTCanadian Journal of Cardiology.  28:354-359. 2012
2012 Rheumatic heart disease and risk of incident heart failure among community-dwelling older adults: A prospective cohort studyAnnals of Medicine.  44:253-261. 2012
2012 Renin-angiotensin inhibition in systolic heart failure and chronic kidney diseaseAmerican Journal of Medicine.  125:399-410. 2012
2012 Right ventricular ejection fraction b20% is an independent predictor of mortality but not of hospitalization in older systolic heart failure patientsInternational Journal of Cardiology.  155:120-125. 2012
2012 Effect of warfarin on outcomes in septuagenarian patients with atrial fibrillationAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  109:370-377. 2012
2012 Outcomes in younger and older adults with chronic advanced systolic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  154:128-133. 2012
2011 A propensity-matched study of the association of diabetes mellitus with incident heart failure and mortality among community-dwelling older adultsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  108:1747-1753. 2011
2011 Heart failure is a risk factor for incident driving cessation among community-dwelling older adults: Findings from a prospective population studyJournal of Cardiac Failure.  17:1035-1040. 2011
2011 A propensity-matched study of the comparative effectiveness of angiotensin receptor blockers versus angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in heart failure patients age <65 yearsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  108:1443-1448. 2011
2011 Isolated diastolic hypotension and incident heart failure in older adultsHypertension.  58:895-901. 2011
2011 Hypoalbuminaemia and incident heart failure in older adultsEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:1078-1086. 2011
2011 Left ventricular diastolic function and exercise capacity in community-dwelling adults ≥65 years of age without heart failureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  108:735-740. 2011
2011 Coronary artery disease, coronary revascularization, and outcomes in chronic advanced systolic heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  151:69-75. 2011
2011 Self-reported teenage body size and heart failure in adults ≥ 65 years of ageInternational Journal of Cardiology.  149:401-402. 2011
2011 Impact of diabetes mellitus on outcomes in patients with acute myocardial infarction and systolic heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:551-559. 2011
2011 Relation of baseline systolic blood pressure and long-term outcomes in ambulatory patients with chronic mild to moderate heart failureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  107:1208-1214. 2011
2011 Gender-related dissociation in outcomes in chronic heart failure: Reduced mortality but similar hospitalization in womenInternational Journal of Cardiology.  148:36-42. 2011
2011 Relationship between left and right ventricular ejection fractions in chronic advanced systolic heart failure: Insights from the BEST trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:392-397. 2011
2011 Evidence of a "heart failure belt" in the southeastern United StatesAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  107:935-937. 2011
2011 Hyperuricaemia, chronic kidney disease, and outcomes in heart failure: Potential mechanistic insights from epidemiological dataEuropean Heart Journal.  32:712-720. 2011
2011 Warfarin use and outcomes in patients with advanced chronic systolic heart failure without atrial fibrillation, prior thromboembolic events, or prosthetic valvesAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  107:552-557. 2011
2011 Absence of obesity paradox in patients with chronic heart failure and diabetes mellitus: A propensity-matched studyEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  13:200-206. 2011
2011 History of cancer and mortality in community-dwelling older adults 2011
2011 Natural history of concentric left ventricular geometry in community-dwelling older adults without heart failure during seven years of follow-upAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  107:321-324. 2011
2011 Relationship between stage of kidney disease and incident heart failure in older adultsAmerican Journal of Nephrology.  34:135-141. 2011
2010 Erratum: A propensity-matched study of low serum potassium and mortality in older adults with chronic heart failure (Int. J. Cardiol. (2009) 137 (1-8))International Journal of Cardiology.  145:409. 2010
2010 Epidemiology of stroke in chronic heart failure patients with normal sinus rhythm: Findings from the DIG stroke sub-studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  144:389-393. 2010
2010 Mild hyperkalemia and outcomes in chronic heart failure: A propensity matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  144:383-388. 2010
2010 Effect of serum Insulin on the association between hyperuricemia and incident heart failureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  106:1134-1138. 2010
2010 Prospective population studies of incident heart failure without data on baseline left ventricular ejection fractionArchives of Medical Science.  6:686-688. 2010
2010 Higher levels of education may be a marker of higher disease-specific knowledge in patients with chronic heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  144:93-94. 2010
2010 Transatlantic similarities and differences in major natural history endpoints of heart failure after acute myocardial infarction: A propensity-matched study of the EPHESUS trialInternational Journal of Cardiology.  143:309-316. 2010
2010 Association between hyperuricemia and incident heart failure among older adults: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  142:279-287. 2010
2010 Impact of baseline systolic blood pressure on long-term outcomes in patients with advanced chronic systolic heart failure (Insights from the BEST Trial)American Journal of Cardiology.  106:221-227. 2010
2010 Association of obesity and survival in systolic heart failure after acute myocardial infarction: Potential confounding by ageEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  12:566-573. 2010
2010 Oral potassium supplement use and outcomes in chronic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  141:167-174. 2010
2010 Incident coronary revascularization and subsequent mortality in chronic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  140:55-59. 2010
2010 Hypokalemia and outcomes in patients with chronic heart failure and chronic kidney disease findings from propensity-matched studiesCirculation: Heart Failure.  3:253-260. 2010
2010 Erratum to "Effects of diabetes mellitus in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease: A propensity-matched study of multimorbidity in chronic heart failure" [Int. J. Cardiol. 134 (2009) 330-335] (DOI:10.1016/j.ijcard.2008.12.089)International Journal of Cardiology.  138:106. 2010
2010 Effects of peripheral arterial disease on outcomes in advanced chronic systolic heart failure a propensity-matched studyCirculation: Heart Failure.  3:118-124. 2010
2010 Effects of right ventricular ejection fraction on outcomes in chronic systolic heart failureCirculation.  121:252-258. 2010
2010 Hip fractures and heart failure: Findings from the Cardiovascular Health StudyEuropean Heart Journal.  31:77-84. 2010
2010 Statin therapy in the elderly: A reviewArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  50:114-118. 2010
2009 Timing of eplerenone initiation and outcomes in patients with heart failure after acute myocardial infarction complicated by left ventricular systolic dysfunction: Insights from the EPHESUS trialEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  11:1099-1105. 2009
2009 A propensity-matched study of low serum potassium and mortality in older adults with chronic heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  137:1-8. 2009
2009 Low serum magnesium and cardiovascular mortality in chronic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyInternational Journal of Cardiology.  136:270-277. 2009
2009 A history of atrial fibrillation and outcomes in chronic advanced systolic heart failure: A propensity-matched studyEuropean Heart Journal.  30:2029-2037. 2009
2009 Low-dose digoxin and reduction in mortality and morbidity in heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  136:91-92. 2009
2009 Value of Orthopnea, Paroxysmal Nocturnal Dyspnea, and Medications in Prospective Population Studies of Incident Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  104:259-264. 2009
2009 A propensity-matched study of outcomes of chronic heart failure (HF) in younger and older adultsArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  49:165-171. 2009
2009 Association of diuretic use and overactive bladder syndrome in older adults: A propensity score analysisArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  49:64-68. 2009
2009 Effects of diabetes mellitus in patients with heart failure and chronic kidney disease: A propensity-matched study of multimorbidity in chronic heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  134:330-335. 2009
2009 A History of Systemic Hypertension and Incident Heart Failure Hospitalization in Patients With Acute Myocardial Infarction and Left Ventricular Systolic DysfunctionAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  103:1374-1380. 2009
2009 A Propensity-Matched Study of Elevated Jugular Venous Pressure and Outcomes in Chronic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  103:839-844. 2009
2009 Isolated systolic hypertension and incident heart failure in older adults: A propensity-matched studyHypertension.  53:458-465. 2009
2009 A Propensity-Matched Study of the Association of Peripheral Arterial Disease With Cardiovascular Outcomes in Community-Dwelling Older AdultsAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  103:130-135. 2009
2009 Effectiveness of Digoxin in Reducing One-Year Mortality in Chronic Heart Failure in the Digitalis Investigation Group TrialAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  103:82-87. 2009
2009 Multimorbidity Due to Diabetes Mellitus and Chronic Kidney Disease and Outcomes in Chronic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  103:88-92. 2009
2008 Digoxin and Reduction of Heart Failure Hospitalization in Chronic Systolic and Diastolic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  102:1681-1686. 2008
2008 Epidemiology of Chronic Kidney Disease in Heart FailureHeart Failure Clinics.  4:387-399. 2008
2008 A propensity matched study of the association of education and outcomes in chronic heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  129:93-99. 2008
2008 History of hypertension and eplerenone in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by heart failureHypertension.  52:271-278. 2008
2008 A Propensity-Matched Study of Hypertension and Increased Stroke-Related Hospitalization in Chronic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  101:1772-1776. 2008
2008 Race and the Natural History of Chronic Heart Failure: A Propensity-Matched StudyJournal of Cardiac Failure.  14:373-378. 2008
2008 Factors Contributing to Global Cognitive Impairment in Heart Failure: Results From a Population-Based CohortJournal of Cardiac Failure.  14:290-295. 2008
2008 A propensity-matched study of the effects of chronic diuretic therapy on mortality and hospitalization in older adults with heart failureInternational Journal of Cardiology.  125:246-253. 2008
2008 A propensity-matched study of the association of physical function and outcomes in geriatric heart failureArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  46:161-172. 2008
2008 Management of syncope in older adults may require thorough evaluation: a conversation with Dr. Mathew Maurer.American Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  17:123-124. 2008
2008 A Propensity-Matched Study of the Association of Cardiothoracic Ratio With Morbidity and Mortality in Chronic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  101:343-347. 2008
2008 Effects of digoxin at low serum concentrations on mortality and hospitalization in heart failure: A propensity-matched study of the DIG trialInternational Journal of Cardiology.  123:138-146. 2008
2008 An update on the role of digoxin in older adults with chronic heart failureGeriatrics & aging.  11:37-41. 2008
2008 Diabetes-related poor outcomes in chronic heart failure: Complex interactions with sex and ageCardiology in Review.  25:22-28. 2008
2008 Increased heart rate: An emerging cardiovascular risk factor in older adultsAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  17:55-56. 2008
2007 A propensity-matched study of the effect of diabetes on the natural history of heart failure: Variations by sex and age 2007
2007 High blood pressure in older adults: A Conversation with Dr David calhounAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  16:391-392. 2007
2007 DEFEAT Heart Failure: Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Assessment, and Etiology of Geriatric Heart FailureHeart Failure Clinics.  3:389-402. 2007
2007 Cholesterol and heart disease in older adults: A conversation with Dr wilbert s. aronowAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  16:321-322. 2007
2007 Effects of Discontinuation of Digoxin Versus Continuation at Low Serum Digoxin Concentrations in Chronic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  100:280-284. 2007
2007 Heart failure in older adults: A conversation with Dr Michael RichAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  16:257-258. 2007
2007 A propensity-matched study of the association of low serum potassium levels and mortality in chronic heart failureEuropean Heart Journal.  28:1334-1343. 2007
2007 Disease-specific depression and outcomes in chronic heart failure: A propensity score analysisComprehensive Therapy.  33:65-70. 2007
2007 Chronic diuretic use and increased mortality and hospitalization in heart failureCardiology in Review.  24:34-39. 2007
2007 Depression and nursing home admission among hospitalized older adults with coronary artery disease: A propensity score analysisAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  16:76-83. 2007
2007 The underuse of digoxin in heart failure, and approaches to appropriate useCMAJ.  176:641-643. 2007
2007 A Propensity Matched Study of New York Heart Association Class and Natural History End Points in Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  99:549-553. 2007
2007 Hospitalizations Due to Unstable Angina Pectoris in Diastolic and Systolic Heart FailureAmerican Journal of Cardiology.  99:460-464. 2007
2007 Chronic Kidney Disease Associated Mortality in Diastolic Versus Systolic Heart Failure: A Propensity Matched Study†The Digitalis Investigation Group study was conducted and supported by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute in collaboration with the Digitalis Investigation Group Investigators ...American Journal of Cardiology.  99:393-398. 2007
2007 Clinical Manifestations, Diagnostic Assessment, and Etiology of Heart Failure in Older AdultsClinics in Geriatric Medicine.  23:11-30. 2007
2006 1 year mortality after first hospital admission for heart failure was similar in patients with preserved or reduced ejection fractionEvidence Based Medicine.  11:185. 2006
2006 Outcomes in ambulatory chronic systolic and diastolic heart failure: A propensity score analysisAmerican Heart Journal.  152:956-966. 2006
2006 Effects of digoxin on morbidity and mortality in diastolic heart failure: The ancillary digitalis investigation group trialCirculation.  114:397-403. 2006
2006 Predictors of mortality and hospitalization in women with heart failure in the Digitalis Investigation Group trialAmerican Journal of Therapeutics.  13:325-331. 2006
2006 Heart failure, chronic diuretic use, and increase in mortality and hospitalization: An observational study using propensity score methodsEuropean Heart Journal.  27:1431-1439. 2006
2006 Serum digoxin concentration and outcomes in women with heart failure: A bi-directional effect and a possible effect modification by ejection fractionEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  8:409-419. 2006
2006 Higher New York Heart Association classes and increased mortality and hospitalization in patients with heart failure and preserved left ventricular functionAmerican Heart Journal.  151:444-450. 2006
2006 Digoxin and reduction in mortality and hospitalization in heart failure: A comprehensive post hoc analysis of the DIG trialEuropean Heart Journal.  27:178-186. 2006
2006 Geriatric heart failure, depression, and nursing home admission: An observational study using propensity score analysisAmerican Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  14:867-875. 2006
2005 Incident atrial fibrillation and mortality in older adults with heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  7:1118-1121. 2005
2005 ACE inhibitors improve exercise duration slightly in people with systolic heart failureEvidence-based Cardiovascular Medicine.  9:117-119. 2005
2005 A propensity score analysis of the impact of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors on long-term survival of older adults with heart failure and perceived contraindicationsAmerican Heart Journal.  149:737-743. 2005
2004 Impact of ALLHAT on the role of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in the primary prevention of heart failure.Annals of Internal Medicine.  141. 2004
2004 Management of diastolic heart failure in older adults: Author's reply 2004
2004 Impact of atrial fibrillation on mortality and readmission in older adults hospitalized with heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  6:421-426. 2004
2004 Use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in heart failure and renal insufficiency [2] (multiple letters)Annals of Internal Medicine.  140:931-932. 2004
2004 10-Minute consultation: Management of diastolic heart failure in older adults 2004
2004 Management of diastolic heart failure in older adults 2004
2004 Pharmacological management of systolic heart failure in older adultsGeriatrics & aging.  7:18-26. 2004
2004 Diagnosis of heart failure in older adults: Predictive value of dyspnea at restArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  38:297-307. 2004
2004 Use of beta-blockers in older adults with chronic heart failureAmerican Journal of the Medical Sciences.  328:100-111. 2004
2003 Myocardial beta-1 adrenoceptor down-regulation in aging and heart failure: Implications for beta-blocker use in older adults with heart failureEuropean Journal of Heart Failure.  5:709-715. 2003
2003 Letter to the editor [3] (multiple letters)Advanced Studies in Medicine.  3:580. 2003
2003 Association of consultation between generalists and cardiologists with quality and outcomes of heart failure careAmerican Heart Journal.  145:1086-1093. 2003
2003 Clinical correlates of isolated left ventricular diastolic dysfunction among hospitalized older heart failure patientsAmerican Journal of Geriatric Cardiology.  12:82-89. 2003
2003 Predictors of nursing home admission for older adults hospitalized with heart failureArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  36:117-126. 2003
2003 Alcohol and congestive heart failure [1] (multiple letters)Annals of Internal Medicine.  138:75-76. 2003
2003 Racial variations in cardiology care among hospitalized older heart failure patients 2003
2003 Treatment of chronic heart failure in long-term care facilities: Implications of recent heart failure guidelines recommendationsArchives of Gerontology and Geriatrics.  37:131-137. 2003
2002 Correlates and outcomes of preserved left ventricular systolic function among older adults hospitalized with heart failureAmerican Heart Journal.  144:365-372. 2002
2002 Sertraline-related night sweats [2]American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry.  10:484. 2002
2000 Demographic characteristics of U.S. nursing homes and their residents: Highlights of the national nursing home survey, 1995Annals of Long-Term Care.  8:62-67. 2000

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2014 Hypertension and prevention of diastolic heart failure in the aging population.  35-45. 2014
2012 Chronic kidney disease and heart failure: Epidemiology and outcomes.  3-11. 2012
2012 Chronic kidney disease and heart failure: Epidemiology and outcomes.  1-9. 2012

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, State University of New York System : Buffalo 2008
  • North Shore University Hospital, Internship 2009
  • NYP/Columbia University Medical Center, Residency 2011
  • Yale University School of Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2015
  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2014
  • Full Name

  • Ali Ahmed