Publications by authors named "Alejandro A Diaz"

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Paraseptal Emphysema: From the Periphery of the Lobule to the Center of the Stage.

Authors:
Alejandro A Diaz

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2020 Sep;202(6):783-784

Harvard Medical School Brigham and Women's Hospital Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.202006-2138EDDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7491391PMC
September 2020

Smaller Left Ventricle Size at Noncontrast CT Is Associated with Lower Mortality in COPDGene Participants.

Radiology 2020 Jul 5;296(1):208-215. Epub 2020 May 5.

From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, Applied Chest Imaging Laboratory (G.R.W., S.Y.A., F.N.R., C.E.C., C.L.P., A.A.D.), Department of Radiology, Applied Chest Imaging Laboratory (P.N., G.V.S.F., J.C.R., R.S.J.E.), Department of Anesthesia (G.Q.R.), and Division of Cardiology (A.M.S.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1249 Boylston St, Boston, MA 02215; Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala (M.T.D., S.P.B., J.M.W.); Asthma and COPD Program, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill (R.K.); Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Mich (M.K.H.); BioPharmaceuticals R&D, AstraZeneca, Cambridge, United Kingdom (S.R.), Department of Internal Medicine, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Neb (S.R.); Department of Epidemiology, Colorado School of Public Health, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colo (K.Y., G.L.K., J.E.H.); and Respiratory Institute, Hospital Clinic, August Pi i Sunyer Biomedical Research Institute, Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain (A.A.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2020191793DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7299752PMC
July 2020

An open-source framework for pulmonary fissure completeness assessment.

Comput Med Imaging Graph 2020 Jul 21;83:101712. Epub 2020 Feb 21.

Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.compmedimag.2020.101712DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7363554PMC
July 2020

COPDGene 2019: Redefining the Diagnosis of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Authors:
Katherine E Lowe Elizabeth A Regan Antonio Anzueto Erin Austin John H M Austin Terri H Beaty Panayiotis V Benos Christopher J Benway Surya P Bhatt Eugene R Bleecker Sandeep Bodduluri Jessica Bon Aladin M Boriek Adel Re Boueiz Russell P Bowler Matthew Budoff Richard Casaburi Peter J Castaldi Jean-Paul Charbonnier Michael H Cho Alejandro Comellas Douglas Conrad Corinne Costa Davis Gerard J Criner Douglas Curran-Everett Jeffrey L Curtis Dawn L DeMeo Alejandro A Diaz Mark T Dransfield Jennifer G Dy Ashraf Fawzy Margaret Fleming Eric L Flenaugh Marilyn G Foreman Spyridon Fortis Hirut Gebrekristos Sarah Grant Philippe A Grenier Tian Gu Abhya Gupta MeiLan K Han Nicola A Hanania Nadia N Hansel Lystra P Hayden Craig P Hersh Brian D Hobbs Eric A Hoffman James C Hogg John E Hokanson Karin F Hoth Albert Hsiao Stephen Humphries Kathleen Jacobs Francine L Jacobson Ella A Kazerooni Victor Kim Woo Jin Kim Gregory L Kinney Harald Koegler Sharon M Lutz David A Lynch Neil R MacIntye Barry J Make Nathaniel Marchetti Fernando J Martinez Diego J Maselli Anne M Mathews Meredith C McCormack Merry-Lynn N McDonald Charlene E McEvoy Matthew Moll Sarah S Molye Susan Murray Hrudaya Nath John D Newell Mariaelena Occhipinti Matteo Paoletti Trisha Parekh Massimo Pistolesi Katherine A Pratte Nirupama Putcha Margaret Ragland Joseph M Reinhardt Stephen I Rennard Richard A Rosiello James C Ross Harry B Rossiter Ingo Ruczinski Raul San Jose Estepar Frank C Sciurba Jessica C Sieren Harjinder Singh Xavier Soler Robert M Steiner Matthew J Strand William W Stringer Ruth Tal-Singer Byron Thomashow Gonzalo Vegas Sánchez-Ferrero John W Walsh Emily S Wan George R Washko J Michael Wells Chris H Wendt Gloria Westney Ava Wilson Robert A Wise Andrew Yen Kendra Young Jeong Yun Edwin K Silverman James D Crapo

Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis 2019 Nov;6(5):384-399

National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15326/jcopdf.6.5.2019.0149DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7020846PMC
November 2019

Predicting Mortality with Percent Predicted and z-Scores of FEV: Not an EZ Task.

Authors:
Alejandro A Diaz

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2018 08;15(8):912-913

Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201805-356EDDOI Listing
August 2018

Interstitial Features at Chest CT Enhance the Deleterious Effects of Emphysema in the COPDGene Cohort.

Radiology 2018 08 5;288(2):600-609. Epub 2018 Jun 5.

From the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine (S.Y.A., A.A.D., F.N.R., R.K.P., G.M.H., I.O.R., G.R.W.), Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging, Department of Radiology (R.H., J.C.R., G.V.S., J.O.O., R.S.J.E.), and Department of Radiology (H.H.), Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St, PBB CA-3, Boston, MA 02115; Department of Medicine, Weil Cornell Medical College, New York, NY (F.J.M., A.M.C.); Departments of Medicine (R.P.B.) and Radiology (D.A.L.), National Jewish Health, Denver, Colo; and Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala (S.P.B., M.T.D., J.M.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2018172688DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6069608PMC
August 2018

Pectoralis muscle area and mortality in smokers without airflow obstruction.

Respir Res 2018 04 10;19(1):62. Epub 2018 Apr 10.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA, 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12931-018-0771-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5894181PMC
April 2018

The Role of Computed Tomography for the Evaluation of Lung Disease in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency.

Chest 2018 05 23;153(5):1240-1248. Epub 2017 Nov 23.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chest.2017.11.017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6026284PMC
May 2018

The Case of Missing Airways in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 01;197(1):4-6

1 Brigham and Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201708-1585EDDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5765812PMC
January 2018

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in Hispanics. A 9-Year Update.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2018 01;197(1):15-21

2 Division of Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy, and Immunology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201708-1615PPDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5765388PMC
January 2018

Pulmonary Clinicopathological Correlation after Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation: An Autopsy Series.

Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2017 Oct 28;23(10):1767-1772. Epub 2017 Jun 28.

Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.bbmt.2017.06.009DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5797990PMC
October 2017

Suspecting non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis: What the busy primary care clinician needs to know.

Int J Clin Pract 2017 Feb;71(2)

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijcp.12924DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5396137PMC
February 2017

The Objective Identification and Quantification of Interstitial Lung Abnormalities in Smokers.

Acad Radiol 2017 08 15;24(8):941-946. Epub 2016 Dec 15.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 75 Francis St., PBB, CA-3, Boston, MA 02115.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.08.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472510PMC
August 2017

Lung Mass in Smokers.

Acad Radiol 2017 04 8;24(4):386-392. Epub 2016 Dec 8.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2016.10.011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5600161PMC
April 2017

The role of imaging in the assessment of severe asthma.

Curr Opin Pulm Med 2017 01;23(1):97-102

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MCP.0000000000000341DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5244861PMC
January 2017

Arterial and Venous Pulmonary Vascular Morphology and Their Relationship to Findings in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Smokers.

J Comput Assist Tomogr 2016 Nov/Dec;40(6):948-952

From the *Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA; †Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine, and ‡UAB Lung Health Center, University of Alabama at Birmingham; and §Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL; and ∥Department of Radiology Harvard School of Medicine Surgical Planning Laboratory, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/RCT.0000000000000465DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5110399PMC
January 2017

A Robust Emphysema Severity Measure Based on Disease Subtypes.

Acad Radiol 2016 Apr 2;23(4):421-8. Epub 2016 Mar 2.

Applied Chest Imaging Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.acra.2015.12.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4813794PMC
April 2016

Morphologic Response of the Pulmonary Vasculature to Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction.

Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis 2015;2(3):214-222

Brigham and Women's Hospital, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division of Department of Medicine, 75 Francis Street, PBB - CA 3, Boston, MA 02115.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.15326/jcopdf.2.3.2014.0164DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4648543PMC
January 2015

Undiagnosed Obstructive Lung Disease in the United States. Associated Factors and Long-term Mortality.

Ann Am Thorac Soc 2015 Dec;12(12):1788-95

7 Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://www.atsjournals.org/doi/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201506-388O
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1513/AnnalsATS.201506-388OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4722830PMC
December 2015

Effects of Mild Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease on Gas Exchange during Cycling and Walking.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2015 Nov;192(9):1137-8

2 Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile Santiago, Chile.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201507-1361LEDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4642203PMC
November 2015

Emphysema and DLCO predict a clinically important difference for 6MWD decline in COPD.

Respir Med 2015 Jul 23;109(7):882-9. Epub 2015 Apr 23.

Department of Pulmonary Diseases, Facultad de Medicina, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Santiago, Chile. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2015.04.009DOI Listing
July 2015

AIRWAY LABELING USING A HIDDEN MARKOV TREE MODEL.

Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2014 Apr;2014:554-558

Surgical Planning Lab, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA ; Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA ; Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI.2014.6867931DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4245147PMC
April 2014

Prevalence of hypertension in rural populations from Ibero-America and the Caribbean.

Rural Remote Health 2014 25;14:2591. Epub 2014 Jan 25.

Hospital Enrique Rodriguez Larreta, General Medicine, Maria Ignacia Vela, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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September 2014

Pulmonary lobe segmentation based on ridge surface sampling and shape model fitting.

Med Phys 2013 Dec;40(12):121903

Channing Laboratory, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215; Surgical Planning Lab, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02215; and Laboratory of Mathematics in Imaging, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02126.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1118/1.4828782DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3843757PMC
December 2013

MODELING AIRWAY PROBABILITY.

Proc IEEE Int Symp Biomed Imaging 2013

Center for Applied Medical Research, University of Navarra, Pamplona, Spain.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/ISBI.2013.6556491DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3838922PMC
January 2013

Obstructive lung disease in Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites: an analysis of diagnosis and survival in the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey III Follow-up Study.

Chest 2014 Feb;145(2):282-289

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Drs Diaz, Come, Pinto-Plata, Divo, Celli, and Washko)Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.13-1414DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3913298PMC
February 2014

CT and physiologic determinants of dyspnea and exercise capacity during the six-minute walk test in mild COPD.

Respir Med 2013 Apr 9;107(4):570-9. Epub 2013 Jan 9.

Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2012.12.011DOI Listing
April 2013

Is the E/V p index useful for evaluating prognosis in chronic heart failure with atrial fibrillation? A pilot study.

J Echocardiogr 2010 Sep 4;8(3):80-6. Epub 2010 Mar 4.

Postgraduate Department, Medical Sciences, La Plata University, La Plata, Argentina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12574-010-0036-yDOI Listing
September 2010

Predictive accuracy of the pneumonia severity index vs CRB-65 for time to clinical stability: results from the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) International Cohort Study.

Respir Med 2010 Nov 23;104(11):1736-43. Epub 2010 Jun 23.

University of Louisville, School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Louisville, KY 40202, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2010.05.022DOI Listing
November 2010

Airway count and emphysema assessed by chest CT imaging predicts clinical outcome in smokers.

Chest 2010 Oct 17;138(4):880-7. Epub 2010 Jun 17.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1378/chest.10-0542DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2951760PMC
October 2010

Relationship of emphysema and airway disease assessed by CT to exercise capacity in COPD.

Respir Med 2010 Aug 10;104(8):1145-51. Epub 2010 Apr 10.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 75 Francis Street, Boston MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rmed.2010.02.023DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2904840PMC
August 2010

Physiological and computed tomographic predictors of outcome from lung volume reduction surgery.

Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2010 Mar 3;181(5):494-500. Epub 2009 Dec 3.

Pulmonary and Critical Care Division, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.200906-0911OCDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2830400PMC
March 2010