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May 2013

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1. Baxter-Lowe LA, Blosser CD, Delmonico FL, Feng S, Gentry SE, Knoll GA, Leffell MS, Leichtman AB, Leishman R, Mast DA, Melcher ML, Nickerson PW, Reed EF, Rodrigue JR, Segev DL, Serur D, Tullius SG, Zavala Ey. Dynamic challenges inhibiting optimal adoption of kidney paired donation: findings of a consensus conference. Am JTransplant. 2013 Feb 7. doi: 10.1111/ajt. 121140. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Allocation, Donor evaluation, Finances, Histocompatibility testing, Kidney paired donation

2. Bleich SN, Gudzune KA, Bennett WL, Cooper LA. Do physician beliefs about causes of obesity translate into actionable issues on which physicians counsel their patients? Preventive Medicine. 2013 May;56(5):326-8.
Key words: Obesity, physician beliefs, nutrition counseling

3. Defilippis AP, Blaha MJ, Martin SS, Reed RM, Jones SR, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and serum lipoproteins: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Apr;227(2)429-36.
Key words: lipids, liver fat cardiovascular risk, metabolic syndrome
PMID: 23419204

4. Kim C, Wong J, Wen J, Wang S, Wang C, Spiering S, Kan NG, Forcales S, Puri PL, Leone TC, Marine JE, Calkins H, Kelly DP, Judge DP, Chen HS. Studying arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia with patient-specific iPSCs. Nature. 2013;494:105-10.
Key words: iPSC, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy

5. Leffell MS, Lucas DP, Montgomery RA, Zachary AA. Rituximab prevents an anamnestic response in patients with cryptic sensitization to HLA. Transplantation. 2013; 15:95(5):701-4.doi: 10.1097/TP. 0b013e31827be3cl.
Key words Rituximab, HLA Antibody, Anamnestic Response, Sensitization

6. Leffell MS, Zachary AA. In Memoriam: Wilma B. Bias, Ph.D. Hum Immunol.2013; 74 (4):403.doi:10.1016/j.humimm.2013.03.001.
No PMID available

7. Madanieh R, Hasan RK, Anusionwu OF, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. Cardiovascular disease prevention: matching evidence-based algorithms with individualized care. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 2013 Apr;93(4):321-3
Key words: cardiovascular risk prediction, prevention, statins

8. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Elshazly MB, Brinton EA, Toth PP, McEvoy JW, Joshi PH, Kulkarni KR, Mize PD, Kwiterovich PO, Defilippis AP, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR. Friedewald Estimated versus directly measured low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and treatment implications. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Mar 20. doi:pii: S0735-1097(13)01098-X. 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.01.079 [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: cholesterol, lipoproteins, cardiovascular risk

9. Philips B, Madahavan S, James C, Tichnell C, Murray B, Needleman M, Bhonsale A, Nazarian S, Laurita KR, Calkins H, Tandri H. High prevalence of catecholamine-facilitated focal ventricular tachycardia in patients with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2013 Feb 6(1):160-6. doi: 10.1161/CIRCEP.112.975441
Key words: ventricular tachycardia, arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy
PMID: 23275260

10. Vranian MN, Keenan T, Blaha MJ, Silverman MG, Michos ED, Minder CM, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Meneghelo RS, Santos RD. Impact of fitness versus obesity on routinely measured cardiometabolic risk in young, healthy adults. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Apr 1:111(7):991-5.
Key words: obesity, fitness, cardiovascular risk
PMID: 23340029

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