Peter C Rowe, MD
CFS & Orthostatic Intolerance
About Dr. Rowe
How we know Dr. Rowe
Web Links / Papers for Peter C.
Dr. Rowe's Spoke to
March 21, 2009, at Sully Governmental Center in Chantilly, VA
"Update on Orthostatic Intolerance in CFS (and FM)."
Dr. Rowe described the links between disturbances in the control of
and heart rate in those with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
(CFS) and also the practical aspects
of managing symptoms caused
by the circulatory problems in CFS (and similar syndromes).
See the CFSupport Files Section in the
"Meeting Handouts" Folder
for a copy of the Slides Handout.
For Chronic Fatigue Syndrome inquiries, phone (410) 955-9229.
Peter C. Rowe, MD
Dr. Rowe can only take cases involving adolescents.
Professor of Pediatrics
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Division of General Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine
David Rubenstein Child Health Building
200 N. Wolfe St. / Room 2077
Baltimore, MD 21287
Sunshine Natural Wellbeing Foundation Professor of
Chronic Fatigue and Related Disorders, Department of Pediatrics,
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine.
Director, Chronic Fatigue Clinic, Johns Hopkins Children's Center.
Specialty: General Pediatrics &
McMaster University Medical School, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Residency: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Fellowship: Johns Hopkins School of Medicine
Year Appointed: 1991
Chronic fatigue syndrome
Orthostatic intolerance syndromes
Gulf War illnesses
Pelvic congestion syndrome
How we know Dr. Rowe
and several people our suppport group met Dr. Rowe while participating
the research in 1994 looking at adults with CFS and Orthostatic
Intolerance for the first time at Hopkins.
Many of us and
others have staying in contact with Dr. Rowe and followed his reearch
and lectures and publications.
shown a wonderful video of a presentation to a CFS group in Richmond at
one of our NOVA meetings. That video has helped validate and instruct
so many patients with Chronic Fatiuge Syndrome, FM, and similar
Some of our
stories from the time in the studies, from the video can be read here:
Y! email "Dr. Rowe is one of my medical heros" by Toni
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Links for Peter Rowe, MD
and where is Dr. Rowe:
Articles by, quoting, mentioning,
interviewing, Dr. Rowe:
Research Articles by Peter Rowe:
- Successful use of a primary care
practice-specialty collaboration in the care of an adolescent with
chronic fatigue syndrome.
Kuo DZ, Cheng TL, Rowe PC. Pediatrics. 2007 Dec;120(6):e1536-9
- Orthostatic intolerance in chronic fatigue
Rowe PC, Lucas KE. Am J Med. 2007 Mar;120(3):e13. No abstract available.
aggregation of fainting in a case-control study of neurally mediated
hypotension patients who present with unexplained chronic fatigue.
Lucas KE, Armenian HK, Petersen GM, Rowe PC
Europace. 2006 Oct;8(10):846-851. Epub 2006 Aug 18.
for Pelvic Congestion Syndrome: Long-term Results.
Kim, Malhotra, Rowe, Lee, Venbrux.
J Vasc Interv Radiol. 2006 Feb;17(2 Pt 1):289-97.
Gulf War Illnesses: neurally mediated hypotension and postural
Katherine E. Lucas, Haroutune K. Armenian, Karen Debusk, Hugh G.
Calkins and Peter C. Rowe
The American Journal of Medicine, Volume 118, Issue 12 , December 2005,
symptoms associated with orthostatic intolerance.
Sullivan SD, Hanauer J, Rowe PC, Barron DF, Darbari A, Oliva-Hemker M.
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2005 Apr;40(4):425-8.
association between hypotension and idiopathic chronic fatigue.
Lucas KE, Rowe PC, Coresh J, Klag MJ, Meoni LA, Ford DE. Same issue,
commenting about this paper
blood pressure and low energy: (how) are they related?)
J Hypertens. 2004 Apr;22(4):691-5.
and systemic hemodynamics changes during upright tilt in chronic
J Neuroimaging. 2003 Jan;13(1):57-67.
hypermobility is more common in children with chronic fatigue syndrome
than in healthy controls. J Pediatr. 2002
intolerance and chronic fatigue syndrome: new light on an old problem.
J Pediatr. 2002 Apr;140(4):387- Rowe, PC
acetate to treat neurally mediated hypotension in chronic fatigue
syndrome: a randomized controlled trial.
PC, Calkins H, DeBusk K, McKenzie R, Anand R, Sharma G, Cuccherini BA,
Soto N, Hohman P, Snader S, Lucas KE, Wolff M, Straus SE.
JAMA. 2001 Jan 3;285(1):52-9.
- Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.
J Pediatr. 1999 Oct;135(4):513.
intolerance and chronic fatigue syndrome associated with Ehlers-Danlos
J Pediatr. 1999 Oct;135(4):494-9.
Between Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Neurally Mediated Hypotension.
Cardiol Rev. 1998 May;6(3):125-134. Calkins H, Rowe PC.
- Neurally mediated hypotension and
chronic fatigue syndrome. Rowe PC, Calkins H.
Am J Med
1998 Sep 28;105(3A):15S-21S.
of hypotension and pain during upright tilt table testing in adults
Clin Exp Rheumatol. 1997 May-Jun;15(3):239-46.
Bou-Holaigah I, Calkins H, Flynn JA, Tunin C, Chang HC, Kan JS, Rowe PC.
relationship between neurally mediated hypotension and the chronic
JAMA 1995 September 27; 274(12): 961-967. Bou-Holaigah I, Rowe PC, Kan J, Calkins
neurally mediated hypotension an unrecognized cause of chronic fatigue?
Rowe PC, et al:
Lancet. 1995 Mar 11;345(8950):623-4.