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Epidemiology and Outcomes Associated with PR Prolongation.

Larry R Jackson, Francis Ugowe,

PR prolongation is defined primarily as delayed conduction through the AV node, but can also signify delayed electrical impulse propagation through any part of the conduction system. The prevalence of PR prolongation ranges from 1% to 5% in patients younger than 50 years, with increasing prevalence, after the sixth decade ... Read more >>

Card Electrophysiol Clin (Cardiac electrophysiology clinics)
[2021, 13(4):661-669]

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Pharmacotherapy for diabetes and stroke risk: Results from ROCKET AF.

Francis E Ugowe, Anne S Hellkamp, Allen Wang, Richard C Becker, Scott D Berkowitz, G√ľnter Breithardt, Keith A A Fox, Jonathan L Halperin, Graeme J Hankey, Kenneth W Mahaffey, Christopher C Nessel, Daniel E Singer, Manesh R Patel, Jonathan P Piccini, ,

<h4>Background</h4>Insulin use may be a better predictor of stroke risk and morbidity and mortality than diabetes in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF).<h4>Objectives</h4>Determine if the increased risk of stroke observed in patients with AF and diabetes is restricted to those treated with insulin.<h4>Methods</h4>We analyzed the association between diabetes and treatment and ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm O2 (Heart rhythm O2)
[2021, 2(3):215-222]

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African American-Caucasian American differences in aortic valve replacement in patients with severe aortic stenosis.

George S Yankey, Larry R Jackson, Colin Marts, Karen Chiswell, Angie Wu, Francis Ugowe, Jimica Wilson, Sreekanth Vemulapalli, Zainab Samad, Kevin L Thomas,

<h4>Background</h4>Among patients with severe aortic stenosis (AS), there are limited data on aortic valve replacement (AVR), reasons for nonreceipt and mortality by race.<h4>Methods</h4>Utilizing the Duke Echocardiography Laboratory Database, we analyzed data from 110,711 patients who underwent echocardiography at Duke University Medical Center between 1999 and 2013. We identified 1,111 patients ... Read more >>

Am Heart J (American heart journal)
[2021, 234:111-121]

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Racial and Ethnic Differences in Treatment and Outcomes of Severe Aortic Stenosis: A Review.

Jimica B Wilson, Larry R Jackson, Francis E Ugowe, Terrell Jones, George S A Yankey, Colin Marts, Kevin L Thomas,

Aortic stenosis (AS) is among the most common valvular heart diseases encountered in the United States. In this review the authors examine differences between racial and ethnic groups in the epidemiology and management of severe AS, explore potential explanations for these findings, and discuss the implications for improving the delivery ... Read more >>

JACC Cardiovasc Interv (JACC. Cardiovascular interventions)
[2020, 13(2):149-156]

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Atrial Fibrillation and Diabetes Mellitus: Can We Modify Stroke Risk Through Glycemic Control?

Francis E Ugowe, Larry R Jackson, Kevin L Thomas,

Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol (Circulation. Arrhythmia and electrophysiology)
[2019, 12(5):e007351]

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Atrial fibrillation and mortality risk: seeing the big picture.

Francis E Ugowe, Larry R Jackson,

Eur Heart J Qual Care Clin Outcomes (European heart journal. Quality of care & clinical outcomes)
[2019, 5(1):6-7]

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Racial and ethnic differences in the prevalence, management, and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation: A systematic review.

Francis E Ugowe, Larry R Jackson, Kevin L Thomas,

Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common cardiac arrhythmia in the United States and is associated with increased morbidity, mortality, and health care expenditures. In this review, our aim was to assess the racial and ethnic differences in the epidemiology, management, and outcomes of patients with AF. A search of ... Read more >>

Heart Rhythm (Heart rhythm)
[2018, 15(9):1337-1345]

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