Diane Gauthier, M.S., R.N., C.S.
Clinical and Nurse Coordinator, Cardiomyopathy Program, Boston Medical Center, Boston MA.
BSN, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH (1977). MS, Northeastern University, Boston MA (1997).
Registered Nurse, Massachusetts; Adult Nurse Practitioner, Massachussetts
Cardiomyopathy; Heart Failure
Colucci WS, Ribeiro JP, Rocco MB, Quigg RJ, Creager MA, Marsh JD, Gauthier DF, Hartley LH. Impaired chronotropic response to exercise in patients with congestive heart failure: role of post-synaptic beta-adrenergic desensitization. Circulation 1989; 80:314-323.
Landzberg JS, Parker JD, Gauthier DF, Colucci WS. Alpha-1 adrenergic receptor stimulation increase contractility in humans. Circulation 1991; 84:1608-1614.
Landzberg JS, Parker JD, Gauthier DF, Colucci WS. Effects of intracoronary acetylcholine and atropine on basal and dobutamine-stimulated left ventricular contractility. Circulation 1994; 89:164-168.