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Comparison of 5-year outcomes of paclitaxel-eluting and endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stents in New York

By |April 5th, 2017|

Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions

Feng Qian*, Ye Zhong, and Edward L. Hannan

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Objectives: To evaluate long-term outcomes in patients undergoing either paclitaxel-eluting stents (PES) or endeavor zotarolimus-eluting stents (E-ZES) placement and to assess comparative effectiveness of PES vs. E-ZES in different “off-label” and “high-risk” patient subgroups.
Background: PES and E-ZES are frequently used in percutaneous coronary interventions (PCIs). […]

Study: Public Wants Researchers Held Accountable for Data Fraud

By |March 23rd, 2017|

March 24, 2017

Justin Pickett’s research concerning public opinions on data fraud was featured in the UAlbany NewsCenter and the Capital Region Chamber.

Adding Laboratory Data to Hospital Claims Data to Improve Risk Adjustment of Inpatient/30-Day Postdischarge Outcomes

By |March 22nd, 2017|

American Journal of Medical Quality

Michael Pine, Donald E. Fry, Edward L. Hannan, James M. Naessens, Kay Whitman, Kay Whitman, Agnes Reband, Feng Qian*, Joseph Schindler, Mark Sonneborn, Jaclyn Roland, Linda Hyde, and Barbara A. Dennison

ABSTRACT

Numerical laboratory data at admission have been proposed for enhancement of inpatient predictive modeling from administrative claims. In this study, predictive […]

Factors associated with employment status before and during pregnancy: Implications for studies of pregnancy outcomes

By |March 22nd, 2017|

American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Carissa M. Rocheleau, Stephen J. Bertke, Christina C. Lawson, Paul A. Romitti, Tania A. Desrosiers, A.J. Agopian, Erin Bell*, Suzanne M. Gilboa, andThe National Birth Defects Prevention Study

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Background: Potential confounding or effect modification by employment status is frequently overlooked in pregnancy outcome studies.
Methods: To characterize how employed and non-employed women differ, […]

Social Network Strategies to Address HIV Prevention and Treatment Continuum of Care Among At-risk and HIV-infected Substance Users: A Systematic Scoping Review

By |March 22nd, 2017|

AIDS and Behavior

Debarchana Ghosh, Archana Krishnan*, Britton Gibson, Shan Estelle Brown, Carl A. Latkin, Frederick L. Altice

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Social network analysis (SNA) and social network-based interventions (SNI) are important analytical tools harnessing peer and family influences critical for HIV prevention and treatment among substance users. While SNA is an effective way to measure social network influences, SNI […]

Admission Laboratory Results to Enhance Prediction Models of Postdischarge Outcomes in Cardiac Care

By |March 22nd, 2017|

American Journal of Medical Quality

Michael Pine, Donald E. Fry, Edward L. Hannan, James M. Naessens, Kay Whitman, Kay Whitman, Agnes Reband, Feng Qian*, Joseph Schindler, Mark Sonneborn, Jaclyn Roland, Linda Hyde, and Barbara A. Dennison

ABSTRACT

Predictive modeling for postdischarge outcomes of inpatient care has been suboptimal. This study evaluated whether admission numerical laboratory data added to […]

Isomers of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS) in cord serum and birth outcomes in China: Guangzhou Birth Cohort Study

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Environment International

Meng Li, Xiao-Wen Zeng, Zhengmin (Min) Qian, Michael G. Vaughn, Sébastien Sauvé, Gunther Paul, Shao Lin*, Long Lu, Li-Wen Hu, Bo-Yi Yang, Yang Zhou, Xiao-Di Qin, and Shu-Li Xu

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Prior investigations on the associations of polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) with fetal growth are mixed. Moreover, little research has accrued pertaining to the association between isomers of […]

Chronological trends in the use of Valley of Oaxaca ceramics and ceramic styles at Cerro Jazmín, Mixteca Alta, Oaxaca

By |March 22nd, 2017|

Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports

Verónica Pérez Rodríguez*, Antonio Martínez Tuñón, Leah Minc, Laura Stiver Walsh, Mariana Navarro Rosales

ABSTRACT

This paper presents data on Late Formative to Terminal Formative (300 BCE–300 CE) ceramic assemblages that suggest a change in the use of Valley of Oaxaca ceramics and ceramic styles at Cerro Jazmín, Oaxaca, Mexico. We describe the […]

Extended-release naltrexone reduces alcohol consumption among released prisoners with HIV disease as they transition to the community

By |March 17th, 2017|

Drug and Alcohol Dependence

Sandra A. Springer, Angela Di Paola, Marwan M. Azar, Russell Barbour, Archana Krishnan*, Frederick L. Altice

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Background: Alcohol use disorders (AUDs) are highly prevalent among persons living with HIV (PLH) within the criminal justice system (CJS). Extended-release naltrexone (XR-NTX) has not been previously evaluated among CJS-involved PLH with AUDs.
Methods: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled […]

The role of serum amyloid a staining of granulomatous tissues for the diagnosis of sarcoidosis

By |March 17th, 2017|

Respiratory Medicine

Albert Huho, Llewellyn Foulke, Timothy Jennings, Efstratios Koutroumpakis, Siddhartha Dalvi, Haroon Chaudhry, Amit Chopra, Aakash Modi, Neha Rane, David J. Prezant, Christine Sheehan, Recai Yucel*, Mehul Patel, Marc A. Judson, Marc A. Judson

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Background: Previous studies demonstrated that SAA staining of sarcoidosis granulomas was qualitatively and quantitatively different from other granulomatous diseases. These data suggest […]