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Alan James Tiefenbrunn, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine

Specialty Areas

Cardiology
Cardiac Catheterization
Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

Cardiovascular Disease
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Referral Information

Physician Referral Required

Areas of Clinical Interest

Myocardial infarction, thrombolytic therapy, coronary artery disease, reperfusion therapy, ischemic heart disease, interventional cardiology

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  • Education
  • Publication & Research

Maps & Directions

Maps & Directions

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

1 Barnes-Jewish Hospital Plaza
St. Louis, MO 63110

Office Phone: 314-362- 2284

Education

Education

Fellowship: Cardiovascular Division, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1979
Residency: University of California, San Diego, CA 1977
Medical Degree: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1974
Undergraduate: Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO 1970

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

Atherosclerotic risk factors and their association with hospital mortality among patients with first myocardial infarction (from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction).
Canto JG, Kiefe CI, Rogers WJ, Peterson ED, Frederick PD, French WJ, Gibson CM, Pollack CV Jr, Ornato JP, Zalenski RJ, Penney J, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Greenland P, NRMI Investigators.
Am J Cardiol. 2012 Nov 1; 110(9)1256-61. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2012.06.025.

PMID:
    22840346
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Number of coronary heart disease risk factors and mortality in patients with first myocardial infarction.
Canto JG, Kiefe CI, Rogers WJ, Peterson ED, Frederick PD, French WJ, Gibson CM, Pollack CV Jr, Ornato JP, Zalenski RJ, Penney J, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Greenland P, NRMI Investigators.
JAMA. 2011 Nov 16; 306(19)2120-7. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.1654.

PMID:
    22089719
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Trends in reperfusion strategies, door-to-needle and door-to-balloon times, and in-hospital mortality among patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction enrolled in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction from 1990 to 2006.
Gibson CM, Pride YB, Frederick PD, Pollack CV Jr, Canto JG, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Weaver WD, Lambrew CT, French WJ, Peterson ED, Rogers WJ
Am Heart J. 2008 Dec; 156(6)1035-44. doi: 10.1016/j.ahj.2008.07.029.

PMID:
    19032997
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hospital performance with myocardial reperfusion therapy: are hospitals capable of meeting established guidelines?
Sutter R, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Bach RG, Frederick P, Hodge MR, Waterman B, Traynor PS, Dunagan Wl, Investigators in the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction.
Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2003 Sep; 2(3)197-206. doi: 10.1097/01.HPC.0000085365.55020.7f.

PMID:
    18340122
    [PubMed]
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Use of combination evidence-based medical therapy prior to acute myocardial infarction (from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4).
Spencer FA, Frederick PD, Goldberg RJ, Gore JM, Tiefenbrunn AJ, National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-4 Investigators.
Am J Cardiol. 2005 Oct 1; 96(7)922-6.

PMID:
    16188517
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Hospital transfer of patients with acute myocardial infarction: the effects of age, race, and insurance type.
Gurwitz JH, Goldberg RJ, Malmgren JA, Barron HV, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Frederick PD, Gore JM
Am J Med. 2002 May; 112(7)528-34.

PMID:
    12015243
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Temporal trends in the treatment of over 1.5 million patients with myocardial infarction in the US from 1990 through 1999: the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 1, 2 and 3.
Rogers WJ, Canto JG, Lambrew CT, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Kinkaid B, Shoultz DA, Frederick PD, Every N
J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Dec; 36(7)2056-63.

PMID:
    11127441
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Relationship of symptom-onset-to-balloon time and door-to-balloon time with mortality in patients undergoing angioplasty for acute myocardial infarction.
Cannon CP, Gibson CM, Lambrew CT, Shoultz DA, Levy D, French WJ, Gore JM, Weaver WD, Rogers WJ, Tiefenbrunn AJ
JAMA. 2000 Jun 14; 283(22)2941-7.

PMID:
    10865271
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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The volume of primary angioplasty procedures and survival after acute myocardial infarction. National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2 Investigators.
Canto JG, Every NR, Magid DJ, Rogers WJ, Malmgren JA, Frederick PD, French WJ, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Misra VK, Kiefe CI, Barron HV
N Engl J Med. 2000 May 25; 342(21)1573-80.

PMID:
    10824077
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Value of saphenous vein graft markers during subsequent diagnostic cardiac catheterization.
Peterson LR, McKenzie CR, Ludbrook PA, Sundt TM 3rd, Eichling JO, Schardan-Watson G, Tiefenbrunn AJ
Ann Thorac Surg. 1999 Dec; 68(6)2263-6.

PMID:
    10617014
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Reperfusion therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction and prior coronary artery bypass graft surgery (National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-2).
Peterson LR, Chandra NC, French WJ, Rogers WJ, Weaver WD, Tiefenbrunn AJ
Am J Cardiol. 1999 Dec 1; 84(11)1287-91.

PMID:
    10614792
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Observations of the treatment of women in the United States with myocardial infarction: a report from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction-I.
Chandra NC, Ziegelstein RC, Rogers WJ, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Gore JM, French WJ, Rubison M
Arch Intern Med. 1998 May 11; 158(9)981-8.

PMID:
    9588431
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Clinical experience with primary percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty compared with alteplase (recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator) in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a report from the Second National Registry of Myocardial Infarction (NRMI-2).
Tiefenbrunn AJ, Chandra NC, French WJ, Gore JM, Rogers WJ
J Am Coll Cardiol. 1998 May; 31(6)1240-5.

PMID:
    9581714
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Use of reperfusion therapy for acute myocardial infarction in the United States: data from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction 2.
Barron HV, Bowlby LJ, Breen T, Rogers WJ, Canto JG, Zhang Y, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Weaver WD
Circulation. 1998 Mar 31; 97(12)1150-6.

PMID:
    9537341
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracoronary recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator (rt-PA).
Tiefenbrunn AJ
Coron Artery Dis. 1996 Sep; 7(9)637-40.

PMID:
    8950493
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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A composite view of cardiac rupture in the United States National Registry of Myocardial Infarction.
Becker RC, Gore JM, Lambrew C, Weaver WD, Rubison RM, French WJ, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Bowlby LJ, Rogers WJ
J Am Coll Cardiol. 1996 May; 27(6)1321-6.

PMID:
    8626938
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Anatomically and physiologically based reference level for measurement of intracardiac pressures.
Courtois M, Fattal PG, Kovács SJ Jr, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Ludbrook PA
Circulation. 1995 Oct 1; 92(7)1994-2000.

PMID:
    7671382
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Treatment of myocardial infarction in the United States (1990 to 1993). Observations from the National Registry of Myocardial Infarction.
Rogers WJ, Bowlby LJ, Chandra NC, French WJ, Gore JM, Lambrew CT, Rubison RM, Tiefenbrunn AJ, Weaver WD
Circulation. 1994 Oct; 90(4)2103-14.

PMID:
    7923698
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Intracoronary thrombolysis.
Tiefenbrunn AJ
Chest. 1992 Jun; 101(6)1484-6.

PMID:
    1600759
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Timing of coronary recanalization. Paradigms, paradoxes, and pertinence.
Tiefenbrunn AJ, Sobel BE
Circulation. 1992 Jun; 85(6)2311-5.

PMID:
    1591846
    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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