Elaine M. Hylek, MD
Boston University School of Medicine
Dept of Medicine
General Internal Medicine Section

MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
MPH, Harvard School of Public Health
MS, University of Pittsburgh

Expertise includes: Arterial Thrombosis; Venous Thrombosis; Atrial Fibrillation; Safety and Effectiveness of Antithrombotic Therapy.

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Boston Medical Center

2011-2011 Other: Awarded Best Doctors in America 2007, 2009, 2011

Personnel agreement for research services of Elaine M. Hylek
01/01/2012 - 12/31/2013 (PI)
Department of Veterans Administration, B

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Elaine Hylek
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2011 (PI)
Department of Veterans Affairs

Phase II Study - Development and Implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines in a Large Teaching Hospital for the Use of Fragmin as Bridging Therapy
07/01/2005 - 06/30/2007 (PI)
Pfizer, Inc.

Anticoagulation Consortium to Improve Outcomes Nationally (ACTION) Registry
03/01/2005 - 02/28/2007 (PI)
Bristol-Myers Squibb

Differences in Baseline Patient Characteristics and Their Contribution to the Disparate Efficacy Conclusions of SPORTIF III and SPORTIF V
06/07/2005 - 12/06/2006 (PI)

Effectiveness and Safety of Antithrombotic Strategies after Joint Replacement
02/16/2011 - 01/31/2017 (PI)
5R01 HL106029-05

Effect of Statins and Modifiable Factors on Stroke Outcome in Atrial Fibrillation
09/30/2010 - 07/31/2015 (PI)
5R01 NS070307-03

IPA Agreement - Guneet Jasuja
06/01/2013 - 08/31/2014 (PI)

11/01/2009 - 10/31/2010 (PI)
Duke Clinical Research Inst NIH-NHLBI
U01 HL087229

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  1. Hijazi Z, Lindahl B, Oldgren J, Andersson U, Lindbäck J, Granger CB, Alexander JH, Gersh BJ, Hanna M, Harjola VP, Hylek EM, Lopes RD, Siegbahn A, Wallentin L. Repeated Measurements of Cardiac Biomarkers in Atrial Fibrillation and Validation of the ABC Stroke Score Over Time. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Jun 23; 6(6). PMID: 28645934.
  2. Calkins H, Hindricks G, Cappato R, Kim YH, Saad EB, Aguinaga L, Akar JG, Badhwar V, Brugada J, Camm J, Chen PS, Chen SA, Chung MK, Nielsen JC, Curtis AB, Davies DW, Day JD, d''Avila A, Natasja de Groot NMS, Di Biase L, Duytschaever M, Edgerton JR, Ellenbogen KA, Ellinor PT, Ernst S, Fenelon G, Gerstenfeld EP, Haines DE, Haissaguerre M, Helm RH, Hylek E, Jackman WM, Jalife J, Kalman JM, Kautzner J, Kottkamp H, Kuck KH, Kumagai K, Lee R, Lewalter T, Lindsay BD, Macle L, Mansour M, Marchlinski FE, Michaud GF, Nakagawa H, Natale A, Nattel S, Okumura K, Packer D, Pokushalov E, Reynolds MR, Sanders P, Scanavacca M, Schilling R, Tondo C, Tsao HM, Verma A, Wilber DJ, Yamane T. TEMPORARY REMOVAL: 2017 HRS/EHRA/ECAS/APHRS/SOLAECE Expert Consensus Statement on Catheter and Surgical Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2017 May 12.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28506916.
  3. Steinberg BA, Shrader P, Thomas L, Ansell J, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Hylek E, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, O''Brien EC, Singer DE, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Factors associated with non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for stroke prevention in patients with new-onset atrial fibrillation: Results from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II (ORBIT-AF II). Am Heart J. 2017 Jul; 189:40-47. PMID: 28625380.
  4. Kapoor A, Ellis A, Shaffer N, Gurwitz J, Chandramohan A, Saulino J, Ishak A, Okubanjo T, Michota F, Hylek E, Trikalinos TA. Comparative effectiveness of venous thromboembolism prophylaxis options for the patient undergoing total hip and knee replacement: a network meta-analysis. J Thromb Haemost. 2017 Feb; 15(2):284-294. PMID: 28102615; DOI: 10.1111/jth.13566;.
  5. Pandey A, Kim S, Moore C, Thomas L, Gersh B, Allen LA, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Hylek E, Peterson ED, Piccini JP, Fonarow GC. Predictors and Prognostic Implications of Incident Heart Failure in Patients With Prevalent Atrial Fibrillation. JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Jan; 5(1):44-52. PMID: 28034376; DOI: 10.1016/j.jchf.2016.09.016;.
  6. Raimondi P, Hylek EM, Aronis KN. Reversal Agents for Oral Antiplatelet and Anticoagulant Treatment During Bleeding Events: Current Strategies. Curr Pharm Des. 2017; 23(9):1406-1423. PMID: 27917717.
  7. Westenbrink BD, Alings M, Granger CB, Alexander JH, Lopes RD, Hylek EM, Thomas L, Wojdyla DM, Hanna M, Keltai M, Steg PG, De Caterina R, Wallentin L, van Gilst WH. Anemia is associated with bleeding and mortality, but not stroke, in patients with atrial fibrillation: Insights from the Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation (ARISTOTLE) trial. Am Heart J. 2017 Mar; 185:140-149. PMID: 28267467; DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.12.008;.
  8. Fanola CL, Mooney D, Cowan AJ, Ko D, Sisson EK, Henault LE, Tripodis Y, Hylek EM. Incidence of severe renal dysfunction among individuals taking warfarin and implications for non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants. Am Heart J. 2017 Feb; 184:150-155.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28224930; DOI: 10.1016/j.ahj.2016.08.017;.
  9. Ko D, Thigpen JL, Otis JA, Forster K, Henault L, Quinn E, Tripodis Y, Berger PB, Limdi N, Hylek EM. Influence of statin therapy at time of stroke onset on functional outcome among patients with atrial fibrillation. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jan 15; 227:808-812.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28273786; DOI: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.10.055;.
  10. Bahit MC, Lopes RD, Wojdyla DM, Held C, Hanna M, Vinereanu D, Hylek EM, Verheugt F, Goto S, Alexander JH, Wallentin L, Granger CB. Non-major bleeding with apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. Heart. 2017 Apr; 103(8):623-628. PMID: 27798052; DOI: 10.1136/heartjnl-2016-309901;.
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In addition to these self-described keywords below, a list of MeSH based concepts is available here.

Antithrombotic Therapy
Atrial Fibrillation
Intracranial Hemorrhage

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