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

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, Bedford

Personnel Agreement for Research Services of Elaine Hylek
01/01/2011 - 12/31/2013 (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

Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Hylek EM. Biomarkers for Prediction of Stroke and Bleeds in Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. 2019 Feb 05; 139(6):772-774. PMID: 30715942.
  2. De Caterina R, Ageno W, Agnelli G, Chan NC, Diener HC, Hylek E, Raskob GE, Siegal DM, Verheugt FWA, Lip GYH, Weitz JI. The Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Heart Disease: Section V-Special Situations. Thromb Haemost. 2019 Jan; 119(1):14-38. PMID: 30597497.
  3. Alexander KP, Brouwer MA, Mulder H, Vinereanu D, Lopes RD, Proietti M, Al-Khatib SM, Hijazi Z, Halvorsen S, Hylek EM, Verheugt FWA, Alexander JH, Wallentin L, Granger CB. Outcomes of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and multi-morbidity: Insights from the ARISTOTLE trial. Am Heart J. 2019 Feb; 208:123-131. PMID: 30579505.
  4. Hylek EM. Treatment Persistence in Atrial Fibrillation: The Next Major Hurdle. Thromb Haemost. 2018 Dec; 118(12):2018-2019. PMID: 30453349.
  5. Jackson LR, Kim S, Shrader P, Blanco R, Thomas L, Ezekowitz MD, Ansell J, Fonarow GC, Gersh BJ, Go AS, Kowey PR, Mahaffey KW, Hylek EM, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Early therapeutic persistence on dabigatran versus warfarin therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation: results from the Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation (ORBIT-AF) registry. J Thromb Thrombolysis. 2018 Nov; 46(4):435-439. PMID: 30051164.
  6. Pokorney SD, Gersh BJ, Ahmad A, Al-Khatib SM, Blank M, Coylewright M, DiBattiste P, Healey JS, Hedrich O, Hylek EM, Kline-Rogers E, Peterson ED, Mendys P, Mirro MJ, Naccarelli G, Patel P, Ruff CT, Rutman H, Stockbridge N, Temple R, Granger CB. Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Closing the gap. Am Heart J. 2018 Oct 25; 210:29-38. PMID: 30731371.
  7. Sharma A, Hijazi Z, Andersson U, Al-Khatib SM, Lopes RD, Alexander JH, Held C, Hylek EM, Leonardi S, Hanna M, Ezekowitz JA, Siegbahn A, Granger CB, Wallentin L. Use of Biomarkers to Predict Specific Causes of Death in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation. Circulation. 2018 Oct 16; 138(16):1666-1676. PMID: 29871978.
  8. Hylek EM. Apixaban for End-Stage Kidney Disease. Circulation. 2018 Oct 09; 138(15):1534-1536. PMID: 30354524.
  9. Washam JB, Holmes DN, Thomas LE, Pokorney SD, Hylek EM, Fonarow GC, Mahaffey KW, Gersh BJ, Kowey PR, Ansell JE, Go AS, Reiffel JA, Freeman JV, Singer DE, Naccarelli G, Blanco R, Peterson ED, Piccini JP. Pharmacotherapy for Atrial Fibrillation in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: Insights From ORBIT-AF. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 Sep 18; 7(18):e008928. PMID: 30371218.
  10. Christersson C, Wallentin L, Andersson U, Alexander JH, Alings M, De Caterina R, Gersh BJ, Granger CB, Halvorsen S, Hanna M, Huber K, Hylek EM, Lopes RD, Oh BH, Siegbahn A. Effect of apixaban compared with warfarin on coagulation markers in atrial fibrillation. Heart. 2019 Feb; 105(3):235-242. PMID: 30209126.
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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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