VIRGO

Variation In Recovery: Role of Gender on Outcomes of Young AMI Patients (VIRGO)

Press

"Mental Stress Linked To Poor Heart Attack Recovery For Women"
MedicalResearch.com, February 16, 2015

"After Heart Attack, Women More Stressed Than Men"
Reuters, February 9, 2015

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empty " Younger Women Fare Worse After Heart Attacks"
Futurity.com, August 22, 2014

Publications

Lindau ST, Abramsohn EM, Bueno H, D'Onofrio G, Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, Sanghani RM, Spatz ES, Spertus JA, Strait KM, Wroblewski K, Zhou S, Krumholz HM. Sexual activity and function in the year after an acute myocardial infarction among younger women and men in the United States and Spain . JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Aug; doi: 10.1001/jamacardio.2016.2362. [Epub ahead of print].

Dreyer RP, Xu X, Zhang W, Du X, Strait KM, Bierlein M, Bucholz EM, Geda M, Fox J, D'Onofrio G, Lichtman JH, Beuno H, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. Return to work after acute myocardial infarction: comparison between young women and men. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2016;9:545-552.

Dreyer RP, Smolderen KG, Strait KM, Beltrame JF, Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, D'Onofrio G, Bueno H, Krumholz HM, Spertus JA. Gender differences in pre-event health status of young patients with acute myocardial infarction: A VIRGO study analysis . Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2016;5:43-54.

Bucholz EM, Strait KM, Dryer RP, Lindau ST, D'Onofrio G, Geda M, Spatz ES, Beltrame JF, Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, Bueno H, Krumholz HM. Sex differences in young patients with acute myocardial infarction: A VIRGO study analysis . Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2016;pii: 2048872616661847. [Epub ahead of print].

Bucholz EM, Normand SL, Wang Y, Ma S, Lin H, Krumholz HM. Life expectancy and years of potential life lost after acute myocardial infarction by sex and race: A cohort-based study of Medicare beneficiaries . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;66:645-655.

Chen SI, Wang Y, Dreyer R, Strait KM, Spatz ES, Xu X, Smolderen KG, Desai NR, Lorenze NP, Lichtman JH, Spertus JA, D'Onofrio G, Bueno, H, Masoudi FA, Krumholz HM. Insurance and prehospital delay in patients <55 years with acute myocardial infarction . Am J Cardiol. 2015;116:1827-1832.

Leifheit-Limson EC, D'Onofrio G, Daneshvar M, Geda M, Bueno H, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM, Lichtman JH. Sex differences in cardiac risk factors, perceived risk, and health care provider discussion of risk and risk modification among young patients with acute myocardial infarction: The VIRGO Study . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015;66:1949-1957.

Spatz ES, Curry LA, Masoudi FA, Zhou S, Strait KM, Gross CP, Curtis JP, Lansky AJ, Soares Barreto-Filho JA, Lampropulos JF, Bueno H, Chaudhry SI, D'Onofrio G, Safdar B, Dreyer RP, Murugiah K, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. The variation in recovery: Role of gender on outcomes of young AMI patients (VIRGO) classification system: A taxonomy for young women with acute myocardial infarction . Circulation. 2015;132:1710-1718.

Dreyer RP, Ranasinghe I, Wang Y, Dharmarajan K, Murugiah K, Nuti SV, Hsieh AF, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. Sex differences in the rate, timing, and principal diagnoses of 30-day readmissions in younger patients with acute myocardial infarction . Circulation. 2015;132:158-166.

Gupta A, Chui P, Zhou S, Spertus JA, Geda M, Lorenze N, Lee I, D'Onofrio G, Lichtman JH, Alexander KP, Krumholz KM, Curtis JP. Frequency and effects of excess dosing of anticoagulants in patients ≤55 years with acute myocardial infarction who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention (From the VIRGO study) . Am J Cardiol. 2015;116:1-7.

Dreyer RP, Yongfei W, Strait KM, Lorenze NP, D'Onofrio G, Bueno H, Lichtman JH, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. Gender differences in the trajectory of recovery in health status among young patients with acute myocardial infarction: Results from the VIRGO study.Circulation . 2015;131:1971-1980.

D'Onofrio G, Safdar B, Lichtman JH, Strait KM, Dreyer RP, Geda M, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. Sex differences in reperfusion in young patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: Results from the VIRGO study . Circulation. 2015;131:1324-1332.

Lichtman JH, Leifheit-Limson EC, Watanabe E, Allen NB, Garavalia B, Garavalia LS, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM, Curry LA. Symptom recognition and health care experiences of young women with acute myocardial infarction . Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015;8:S31-S38.

Xu X, Bao H, Strait K, Spertus JA, Lichtman JH, D'Onofrio G, Spatz E, Bucholz EM, Geda M, Lorenze NP, Bueno H, Beltrame JF, Krumholz HM. Sex differences in perceived stress and early recovery in young and middle-aged patients with acute myocardial infarction . Circulation. 2015;131:614-623.

Smolderen KG, Strait KM, Dreyer RP, D'Onofrio G, Zhou S, Lichtman JH, Geda M, Bueno H, Beltrame J, Safdar B, Krumholz HM, Spertus JA. Depressive symptoms in younger women and men with acute myocardial infarction: Insights from the VIRGO study . J Am Heart Assoc. 2015;4:e001424.

Dreyer RP, Smolderen KG, Strait KM, Beltrame JF, Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, D'Onofrio G, Bueno H, Krumholz HM, Spertus JA. Gender differences in pre-event health status of young patients with acute myocardial infarction: A VIRGO study analysis . Eur Heart J Acute Cardiovasc Care. 2015;5:43-54.

Lindau ST, Abramsohn EM, Bueno H, D'Onofrio G, Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, Mehta Sanghani R, Spatz ES, Spertus JA, Strait K, Wroblewski K, Zhou S, Krumholz HM. Sexual activity and counseling in the first month after acute myocardial infarction among younger adults in the United States and Spain: A prospective, observational study . Circulation. 2014;130:2302-2309.

Bucholz EM, Strait KM, Dreyer RP, Geda M, Spatz ES, Bueno H, Lichtman JH, D'Onofrio G, Spertus JA, Krumholz HM. Effect of low perceived social support on health outcomes in young patients with acute myocardial infarction: Results from the VIRGO (Variation in Recovery: Role of Gender on Outcomes of Young AMI Patients) study . J Am Heart Assoc. 2014;3:1-11.

Bucholz EM, Butala NM, Rathore SS, Dryer RP, Lansky AJ, Krumholz HM. Sex differences in long-term mortality after myocardial infarction: A systematic review . Circulation. 2014;130:757-767.

Gupta A, Wang Y, Spertus JA, Geda M, Lorenze N, Nkonde-Price C, D'Onofrio G, Lichtman JH, Krumholz HM. Trends in acute myocardial infarction in young patients and differences by sex and race, 2001 to 2010 . J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;64:337-345.

Lichtman JH, Lorenze NP, D'Onofrio G, Spertus JA, Lindau ST, Morgan TM, Herrin J, Bueno H, Mattera JA, Ridker PM, Krumholz HM.Variation in recovery: Role of gender on outcomes of young AMI patients (VIRGO) study sesign.  Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2010;3:684-693.