Alert & Oriented examines the secular trend of homogenization of physicians and the parallel trend of amalgamation of patients aimed at producing a quantifiable medicine for the masses.

Michel Accad, MD practices cardiology and internal medicine in San Francisco.

Publications (reprints available on request):

  1. Accad M.  Skills, knowledge and prevention.   Am J Cardiol 2012; 110(1):161
  2. Accad M.  More reasons statins are shunned.  Am J Cardiol 2011; 107(6):957
  3. Accad M, Fred HL.  Risk-Factor Medicine: An Industry Out of Control?   Cardiology 2011; 117:64-67
  4. Accad M, Fred HL.  On redefining hypertension.   Tex Heart Inst J 2010; 37(4): 439–441
  5. Accad M, Fred HL.  Is JUPITER also a god of primary prevention?  Tex Heart Inst J  2010; 37(1):6-7
  6. Accad M.  Statistics and the rise of medical fortunetellers. Texas Heart Inst J  2009; 36(6):508-509
  7. Michaels AD, Accad M, Ports TA, Grossman W.  Left ventricular systolic unloading and augmentation of intracoronary pressure and Doppler flow during enhanced external counterpulsation. Circulation 2002; 106(10):1237-42
  8. Accad M, Michaels AD.  Management after myocardial infarction. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med 2002; 4(1):41-54
  9. Fazio S, Liu L, Gleaves LA, Major AS, Swift LL, Accad M, Linton MF, Farese, RV Jr.  Increased atherosclerosis in LDL-receptor-deficient mice lacking ACAT1 in macrophages. J Clin Invest 2001; 107(2):163-171
  10. Buhman KF, Accad M, Farese RV Jr.  Mammalian acyl-CoA:cholesterol acyltransferases. Biochim Biophys Acta 2000; 1529(1-3):142-154
  11. Buhman KK, Accad M, Novak S, Choi RS, Wong JS, Hamilton RL, Turley S, Farese RV Jr.  Resistance to diet-induced hypercholesterolemia and gallstone formation in ACAT2-deficient mice.  Nature Med 2000; 6(12):1341-1347.
  12. Accad M, Smith SJ, Newland DL, Sanan DA, King LE Jr, Linton MF, Fazio S, Farese RV Jr.  Massive xanthomatosis and altered composition of atherosclerotic lesions in hyperlipidemic mice lacking acyl CoA:cholesterol acyltransferase. J Clin Invest 2000; 105(6):711-9
  13. Fred HL, Accad M. Images in clinical medicine.  Lipemia retinalis. N Engl J Med 1999; 340(25):1969
  14. Accad M, Farese RV Jr.  Cholesterol homeostasis: a role for oxysterols. Curr Biol 1998; 8(17):R601-604
  15. Accad MF, Fred HL.  Dyspnea, cyanosis, and pulmonary infiltrates in a young skier.  Hospital Practice 1997; 32(12):93-94
  16. Accad MF, Fred HL. Gross hematuria in a young woman with seizures and skin lesions.  Hospital Practice 1997; 32(5):204-206
  17. Fred HL, Accad MF.  Abdominal pain, leg weakness, and alopecia in a teenage boy.  Hospital Practice 1997; 32(4):69-70
  18. Feld S, Li G, Amirian J, Felli P, Vaughn WK, Accad M, Tolleson TR, Swenson C, Ostro M, Smalling RW.  Enhanced thrombolysis, reduced coronary reocclusion and limitation of infarct size with liposomal prostaglandin E1 in a canine thrombolysis model. J Am Coll Cardiol 1994; 24(5):1382-1390

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