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July 2016
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1. Cooper M, Hicks C, Ratchford EV, Salameh MJ, Malas M. Diagnosis and treatment of uncomplicated type B aortic dissection. Vasc Med. 2016 Apr 28.
Key words: TEVAR; aorta; aortic diseases; best medical therapy; type B aortic dissection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27126951

2. DeMazumder D, Limpitikul WB, Dorante M, Dey S, Mukhopadhyay B, Zhang Y, Moorman JR, Cheng A, Berger RD, Guallar E, Jones SR, Tomaselli GF. Entropy of cardiac repolarization predicts ventricular arrhythmias and mortality in patients receiving an implantable cardioverter-defibrillator for primary prevention of sudden death. Europace. 2016 Apr 4. pii: euv399.
Key words: Chaos theory; Heart failure; Heart rate variability; Non-linear dynamics; QT variability; Risk prediction; Sudden cardiac death
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27044982

3. Handy CE, Desai CS, Dardari ZA, Al-Mallah MH, Miedema MD, Ouyang P, Budoff MJ, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. The association of coronary artery calcium with noncardiovascular disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 Mar 3. pii: S1936-878X(16)00043-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jcmg.2015.09.020. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: aging, cancer, coronary artery calcium, coronary artery disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26970999

4. Khazai B, Golden SH, Colangelo LA, Swerdloff R, Wang C, Honoris L, Gapstur SM, Ouyang P, Cushman M, Li D, Kopp P, Vaidya D, Liu K, Dobs A, Budoff M. Association of endogenous testosterone with subclinical atherosclerosis in men: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Clin Endocrinol (Oxf). 2016 May;84(5):700-707. doi: 10.1111/cen.12997. Epub 2016 Feb 2.
Key words: testosterone, sex hormones, coronary artery calcium, carotid intimal-medial thickness, atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26663365

5. Limpitikul WB, Limphong P, Dick IE, Hyun Choi M, Yang W, Babich J, Tester DJ, Ackerman MJ, Tomaselli GF, Yue DT. Functional rescue of calmodulinopathy IPSC-derived cardiomyocytes -- a foray into personalized medicine. Biophysical J. 2016; 110 (3):439a 02.
Key words: cardiac arrhythmia, cardiomyocytes, biophysical
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S000634951503550X

6. Ouyang P, Wenger NK, Taylor D, Rich-Edwards JW, Steiner M, Shaw LJ, Berga SL, Miller VM, Merz NB. Strategies and methods to study female-specific cardiovascular health and disease: a guide for clinical scientists. Biol Sex Differ. 2016 Mar 31;7:19. doi: 10.1186/s13293-016-0073-y. eCollection 2016.
Key words: cardiovascular disease, sex specific, women
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27034774

7. Salameh MJ, Ratchford EV. Aortic dissection. Vasc Med. 2016 Mar 17. pii: 1358863X16632898.
Key words: aortic dissection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26989169

8. Santa-Maria CA, Blackford A, Nguyen AT, Skaar TC, Philips S, Oesterreich S,Rae JM, Desta Z, Robarge J, Henry NL, Storniolo AM, Hayes DF, Blumenthal RS, Ouyang P, Post WS, Flockhart DA, Stearns V; Consortium on Breast Cancer Pharmacogenomics (COBRA). Association of variants in candidate genes with lipid profiles in women with early breast cancer on adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy. Clin Cancer Res. 2016 Mar 15;22(6):1395-402. doi: 10.1158/1078-0432.CCR-15-1213.
Key words: Lipid profile, genotype, breast cancer, women, aromatase inhibitor therapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26463708

9. Shah RV, Murthy VL, Allison MA, Ding J, Budoff M, Frazier-Wood AC, Lima JA, Steffen L, Siscovick D, Tucker KL, Ouyang P, Abbasi SA, Danielson K, Jerosch-Herold M, Mozaffarian D. Diet and adipose tissue distributions: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 Mar;26(3):185-93. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2015.12.012.
Key words: adiposity, body mass index, diet, inflammation, obesity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26899879

1. Basavaraj A, Chandanwale A, Patil A, Kadam D, Joshi S, Gupte N, McIntire K, Jain D, Dalal H, Badave R, DeLuca A, Gupta A, Bollinger R, Mave V. High tuberculosis risk among medical trainees, Pune, India. Emerg Infect Dis. 2016 Mar;22(3). doi: 10.3201/eid2203.151673.PMID: 26889712.
Key words: India; TB; healthcare workers; medical trainees; occupational diseases; respiratory infections; tuberculosis and other mycobacteria
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26889712

2. Gupta A, Chandrasekaran P, Mave V, Kadam D, Suryavanshi N, Shivakumar SV, Kohli R, Gupte N, Thiruvengadam K, Kagal A, Meshram S, Bharadwaj R, Khadse S, Ramachandran G, Hanna L, Pradhan N, Gomathy NS, DeLuca A, Gupta A, Swaminathan S. Cohort for tuberculosis research by the Indo-US medical partnership (CTRIUMPH): a multi-centric prospective observational study. BMJ Open. 2016 Feb 25;6(2):e010542. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2015-010542.
Key words: Epidemiology, tuberculosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26916698

3. Gupta A, Mathad JS, Abdel-Rahman SM, Albano JD, Botgros R, Brown V, Browning RS, Dawson L, Dooley KE, Gnanashanmugam D, Grinsztejn B, Hernandez-Diaz S, Jean-Philippe P, Kim P, Drapkin Lyerly A, Mirochnick M , Mofenson LM4, Montepiedra G, Piper G, Sahin L, Savic R, Smith B, Spiegel H, Swaminathan S, Watts DH, White A. Towards earlier inclusion of pregnant and postpartum women in TB drug trials: Consensus statements from an International Expert Panel. Clin Infect Dis. 2016 Mar 15;62(6):761-9. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ991. Epub 2015 Dec 9.
Key words: MDR tuberculosis; clinical trials; latent tuberculosis infection; pregnancy; tuberculosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26658057

4. Gupta A, Montepiedra G, Gupte A, Jubulis J, Zeldow B, Detrick B, Violari A, Madhi SA, Bobat R, Cotton MF, Mitchell C, Spector SA, for the IMPAACT NWCS113 and P1041 Study Team. Low vitamin-D levels combined with PKP3-SIGIRR-TMEM16J host variants is strongly associated with tuberculosis and death in HIV-infected and -exposed infants. PLOS ONE. 2016 Feb 12;11(2):e0148649. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0148649. eCollection 2016.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26872154

5. Hosseinipour MC, Bisson GP, Miyahara S, Sun X, Moses A. Riviere C, Kirui FK, Badal-Faesen S, Lagat D, Nyirenda M, Naidoo K, Hakim11 J, Mugyenyi P, Henostroza G, Leger PD, Lama JR, Mohapi L, Alave J, Mave V, Veloso VG, Pillay S, Kumarasamy N, Bao J, Hogg E, Jones L, Zolopa A, Kumwenda J, Gupta A, Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group A5274 (REMEMBER) Study Team. Empiric tuberculosis therapy versus isoniazid in advanced HIV-infected adult outpatients initiating antiretroviral therapy. Lancet. 2016 Mar 19;387(10024):1198-209.
Key words: HIV, tuberculosis, isoniazid, antiretroviral
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27025337

6. Mathad J, Bhosale R, Balasubramanian U, Kanade S, Mave V, Suryavanshi N, Gupte N, Joshi S, Chandanwale A, Dupnik K, Kulkarni V, Deshpande P, Fitzgerald D, Gupta A. Quantitative IFN-?,IL-2 response and latent tuberculosis test discordance in HIV-infected pregnant women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: HIV; interferon gamma release assay; pregnancy; tuberculin skin test; tuberculosis
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26765255

7. Mave V, Erlandson KM, Gupte N, Balgopal A, Asmuth DM, Campbell TB, Smeaton L, Kumarasamy N, Hakim J, Santos B, Riviere C, Hosseinipour MC, Sugandhavesa P, Infante R, Pillay S, Cardoso SW, Tripathy S, Mwelase N, Berendes S, Andrade BB, Thomas DL, Bollinger RC, Gupta A, and the ACTG PEARLS and NWCS 319 Study Team. Inflammation and change in body weight with antiretroviral therapy initiation in a multinational cohort of HIV-infected adults. J Infect Dis. 2016 Apr 1;213(7). doi: 10.1093/infdis/jiw096
http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2016/03/08/infdis.
jiw096.abstract?keytype=ref&ijkey=YjzQDmM7KvUle8O

PMID:26962236

1. Baker AM, Riekert KA, Sawicki G, Eakin MN. CF RISE: Implementing a clinic based transition program. Pediatr Allergy Immunol Pulmonol. 2015;28:250-254.
Key words: Cystic fibrosis, transition, implementation

2. Greenough WB 3rd,Ahmed M, Finucane T, Galiatsatos P, Weiss C, Bellantoni M. Where do we go from here? A small scale observation of transfer results from chronic to skilled ventilator facilities. Jrnl Crit Care. 2015 Dec;30(6):1400-2.
Key words: chronic; death; geriatrics; mortality; skilled; ventilator
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26404958

3. Gupta A, Mathad JS, Abdel-Rahman SM, Albano JD, Botgros R, Brown V, Browning RS, Dawson L, Dooley KE, Gnanashanmugam D, Grinsztejn B, Hernandez-Diaz S, Jean-Philippe P, Kim P, Drapkin Lyerly A, Mirochnick M , Mofenson LM4, Montepiedra G, Piper G, Sahin L, Savic R, Smith B, Spiegel H, Swaminathan S, Watts DH, White A. Towards earlier inclusion of pregnant and postpartum women in TB drug trials: Consensus statements from an International Expert Panel. Clin Infect Dis. 2015 Dec 9. pii: civ991. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: MDR tuberculosis; clinical trials; latent tuberculosis infection; pregnancy; tuberculosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26658057

4. Jassal MS, Riekert KA, Borrelli B, Rand CS, Eakin MN. Cost analysis of motivational interviewing and preschool education for secondhand smoke exposure. Nicotine Tob Res. 2016: Jan 22, epub.
Key words: secondhand smoke exposure, cost analysis, motivational interviewing, children
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26802112

5. Kapoor S, Gupta A, Shah M. Cost effectiveness of isoniazid preventive therapy for HIV-infected pregnant women in India. Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. 2016 Jan;20(1):85-92. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.15.0391.
Key words: IPT; economic evaluation; pregnancy; tuberculosis
http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/iuatld/ijtld/2016/00000020/00000001/
art00014?token=005018e61bcf93805a666f3a7b6c53407b42386b66523b663b
49264f65263a3d4f58762f4611f6dc
PMID: 26688533

6. Mathad J, Bhosale R, Balasubramanian U, Kanade S, Mave V, Suryavanshi N, Gupte N, Joshi S, Chandanwale A, Dupnik K, Kulkarni V, Deshpande P, Fitzgerald D, Gupta A. Quantitative IFN-?,IL-2 response and latent tuberculosis test discordance in HIV-infected pregnant women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Jan 14. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: HIV; interferon gamma release assay; pregnancy; tuberculin skin test; tuberculosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26765255

7. Orandi BJ, Chow EH, Hsu A, Gupta N, Van Arendonk KJ, Garonzik-Wang JM, Montgomery JR, Wickliffe C, Lonze BE, Bagnasco SM, Alachkar N, Kraus ES, Jackson AM, Montgomery RA, Segev DL. Quantifying renal allograft loss following early antibody-mediated rejection. Am J Transplant. 2015 Feb;15(2):489-98.
Key words: clinical research; epidemiology; graft survival; health services; nephrology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25611786

8. Wright SM, Noon MJ, Greenough WB 3rd. Oral Rehydration Therapy and Feeding Replaces Total parenteral Nutrition: A Clinical Vignette. J Gen Intern Med. 2016;31(2):255-7
Key words: Ileostomy; Oral rehydration therapy; Total parenteral nutrition
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25982236

1. Adesiyun T, Zhao D, Blaha MJ, Brawner CA, Keteyian SJ, Ehrman JK, Al-Mallah MH, Michos ED. Exercise parameters and risk of coronary artery disease and mortality among patients who use pulmonary medications: The FIT Project. Am J Med. 2015 Nov 30. pii: S0002-9343(15)01111-0. doi: 10.1016/j.amjmed.2015.11.013. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Fitness, stress testing, lung disease, mortality, coronary artery disease; heart rate; pulmonary medications
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26656760

2. Bose S, Rivera-Mariani F, Chen R, Williams D, Belli A, Aloe C, McCormack MC, Breysse PN, Hansel NN. Domestic exposure to endotoxin and respiratory morbidity in former smokers with COPD. Indoor Air. 2015 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/ina.12264. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: COPD; Endotoxin; IL-1 ?; Indoor air; Particulate Matter; Pollution
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ina.12264/abstract
PMID: 26547489

3. Checkley W, Foreman MG, Bhatt SP, Dransfield MT, Han M, Hanania NA, Hansel NN, Regan EA, Wise RA; COPDGene Study Investigators. Differences between absolute and predicted values of forced expiratory volumes to classify ventilatory impairment in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Respir Med. 2015 Nov 11. pii: S0954-6111(15)30085-8. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2015.11.004. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: COPD; Reference equations; Severity criteria
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0954611115300858
PMID: 26712569

4. DeFilippis AP, Blaha MJ. Predicted vs observed clinical event risk for cardiovascular disease. JAMA. 2015;314(19):2082.
Key words: cardiovascular disease, risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26575067

5. Gaviola C, Miele CH, Wise RA, Gilman RH, Jaganath D, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Hansel NN, Checkley W; CRONICAS Cohort Study Group. Urbanisation but not biomass fuel smoke exposure is associated with asthma prevalence in four resource-limited settings. Thorax. 2015 Dec 23. pii: thoraxjnl-2015-207584. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2015-207584. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Asthma; Asthma Epidemiology
http://thorax.bmj.com/content/early/2015/12/20/thoraxjnl-2015-207584.long
PMID: 26699762

6. Hansel NN, McCormack MC, Kim V. The effects of air pollution and temperature on COPD. COPD. 2015 Dec 18:1-8. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: COPD; heat; nitrogen dioxide; ozone; particulate matter
http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.3109/15412555.2015.1089846#.Vo11QvkrKUk
PMID: 26683097

7. Juraschek SP, Blaha MJ, Al-Mallah MH. Response to comment on Juraschek et al. Cardiorespiratory fitness and incident diabetes: The FIT (Henry Ford ExercIse Testing) Project. Diabetes Care 2015;38:1075-1081. Diabetes Care. 2015;38(11):e194-5.
Key words: fitness, diabetes, cardiorespiratory health
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26494817

8. Kirk JA, Chakir K, Lee KH, Karst E, Holewinski RJ, Pironti G, Tunin RS, Pozios I, Abraham TP, de Tombe P, Rockman HA, Van Eyk JE, Craig R, Farazi TG, Kass DA. Pacemaker-induced transient asynchrony suppresses heart failure progression. Sci Transl Med. 2015 Dec 23;7(319):319ra207. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aad2899.
Key words: Heart Failure, pacemaker, resynchronization, dyssynchrony, adrenergic, sarcomere
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26702095

9. Kirk JA, Kass DA. Cellular and molecular aspects of dyssynchrony and resynchronization. Card Electrophysiol Clin. 2015 Dec;7(4):585-97. doi: 10.1016/j.ccep.2015.08.011. Review.
Key words: dyssynchrony, resynchronization
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26596804

10. Martin SS, Feldman DI, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR, Post WS, McKibben RA, Michos ED, Ndumele CE, Ratchford EV, Coresh J, Blaha MJ. mActive: A randomized clinical trial of an automated mHealth intervention for physical activity promotion. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Nov 9;4(11). pii: e002239.
Key words: accelerometer; activity tracker; automation; cardiovascular disease; digital health; eHealth; health technology; mHealth; mobile phone; pedometer; physical activity; prevention; smartphone; text messages; texting; wearable device; wearable sensor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26553211

11. Modolo R, Figueiredo VN, Moura FA, Almeida B, Quinaglia e Silva JC, Nadruz W Jr, Lemos PA, Coelho OR, Blaha MJ, Sposito AC; Brasilia Heart Study Group. Coronary artery calcification score is an independent predictor of the no-reflow phenomenon after reperfusion therapy in acute myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 November;26(7):562-6.
Key words: coronary artery calcification, reflow, reperfusion therapy, acute myocardial infarction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26010531

12. O'Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Blaha MJ, Ehrman JK, Brawner CA, Nasir K, Al-Mallah MH. Relation of risk of atrial fibrillation with systolic blood pressure response during exercise stress testing (from the Henry Ford ExercIse Testing Project). Am J Cardiol. 2015 December;116(12):1858-62.
Key words: atrial fibrillation, systolic blood pressure, exercise stress testing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26603907

13. Rice JL, Romero KM, Galvez Davila RM, Meza CT, Bilderback A, Williams DL, Breysse PN, Bose S, Checkley W, Hansel NN; GASP Study Investigators. Association between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and asthma in Peruvian children. Lung. 2015 Dec;193(6):893-9. doi: 10.1007/s00408-015-9792-9. Epub 2015 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 26335393;
Key words: Allergic rhinitis; atopic; control; diet pattern; food frequency questionnaire; Peru
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4651981/

1. Berkowitz SA, Ishii L, Schulz J, Poffenroth M. Academic medical centers forming accountable care organizations and partnering with community providers: the experience of the Johns Hopkins Medicine Alliance for Patients. Acad Med. 2015 Oct 29.
Key words: Accountable care organization, Health reform, Quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26535867

2. Durand D, Lewin J, Berkowitz SA. Medical imaging stewardship in the accountable care era. New Engl J Med. 2015 Oct 29;373:1691-3.
Key words: Health reform, Accountable care, Imaging, Managed care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26510019

3. Greenough WB III, Maaz A, Finucane T, Galiatsatos P, Weiss C, Bellantoni M. Where do we go from here? A small scale observation of transfer results from chronic to skilled ventilator facilities. Jrnl of Crit Care;2015 (3) 1400-02.
Key words: Ventilator, Geriatrics, Mortality, Chronic, Death
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcrc.2015.08.006

4. Martin SS, Feldman DI, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR, Post WS, McKibben RA, Michos ED, Ndumele CE, Ratchford EV, Coresh J, Blaha MJ. mActive: A randomized clinical trial of an automated mHealth intervention for physical activity promotion. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Nov 9;4(11). pii: e002239. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.115.002239.
Key words: Activity tracker; Cardiovascular disease; Digital health; mHealth; Physical activity; Wearable device
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26553211

5. McKibben RA, Zhao D, Lutsey PL, Schneider AL, Guallar E, Mosley TH, Michos ED. Factors associated with change in 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels over longitudinal followup in the ARIC study. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Oct 28:jc20151711. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Vitamin D, Longitudinal change, Factors associated with deficiency, Race
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26509869

6. Urrea B, Misra S, Plante TB, Kelli HM, Misra S, Blaha MJ, Martin SS. Mobile health initiatives to improve outcomes in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Dec;17(12):59. doi: 10.1007/s11936-015-0417-7.
Key words: Cardiovascular disease; Mobile health technology; Prevention; Risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26474892

1. Chan AT, Karakas MF, Vakrou S, Afzal J, Rittenbach A, Lin X, Wahl RL, Pomper MG, Steenbergen CJ, Tsui BM, Elisseeff JH, Abraham MR. Hyaluronic acid-serum hydrogels rapidly restore metabolism of encapsulated stem cells and promote engraftment. Biomaterials. 2015 Dec;73:1-11.
Key words: hyaluronic acid, hydrogels, stem cells
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26378976

2. Liu K, Colangelo LA, Daviglus ML, Goff DC, Pletcher M, Schreiner PJ, Sibley CT, Burke GL, Post WS, Michos ED, Lloyd-Jones DM. Can antihypertensive treatment restore the risk of cardiovascular disease to ideal levels?: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 Sep 21;4(9).
Key words: hypertension, prevention, treatment, cardiovascular risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26391135

3. Lupton JR, Faridi KF, Martin SS, Sharma S, Kulkarni K, Jones SR, Michos ED. Deficient serum 25-hydroxy vitamin D is associated with an atherogenic lipid profile: The Very Large Database of Lipids (VLDL-3) Study. J Clin Lipidol. 2015. In Press Accepted Manuscript. Published online: September 23 2015
Key words: Vitamin D deficiency, extended lipid panel, atherogenic lipid profile
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2015.09.006

4. Michos ED, Martin SS, Blumenthal RS. Bringing back targets to "IMPROVE" atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease outcomes: the duel for dual goals, are two targets better than one? Circulation. 2015 Sep 29;132(13):1218-20.
Key words: Cardiovascular disease, treatment goals
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26330413

5. Misra S, Conte J, Resar J. Left atrial thrombus associated with interatrial septal occluder 5 years after implantation. Circ Cardiovasc Interv. 2015 Oct;8(10):e002856.
Key words: left atrial thrombus, interarterial septal occluder
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26399266

6. Orandi BJ, Alachkar N, Kraus ES, Naqvi F, Lonze BE, Lees L, Van Arendonk KJ, Wickliffe C, Bagnasco SM, Zachary AA, Segev DL, Montgomery RA. Presentation and outcomes of C4d-negative antibody-mediated rejection after kidney transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2015 Aug 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: C4d-negative antibody, kidney transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26317487

7. Schulz J, DeCamp M, Berkowitz SA. Medicare Shared Savings Program: public reporting and shared savings distributions. Am J Manag Care. 2015 Aug;21(8):546-53.
Key words: Medicare, accountable care organization, cost savings
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26295354

1. Cainzos-Achirica M, Desai CS, Wang L, Blaha MJ, Lopez-Jimenez F, Kopecky SL, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS. Pathways forward in cardiovascular disease prevention one and a half years after publication of the 2013 ACC/AHA Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Guidelines. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Aug 7. pii: S0025-6196(15)00512-1. doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2015.05.018. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cardiovascular disease, guidelines
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26269108

2. Elshazly MB, Quispe R, Michos ED, Sniderman AD, Toth PP, Banach M, Kulkarni KR, Coresh J, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR, Martin SS. Patient-level discordance in population percentiles of the TC/HDL-C ratio compared with LDL-C and non-HDL-C: The Very Large Database of Lipids Study (VLDL-2B). Circulation. 2015 Jul 2. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.115.016163. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: TC/HDL-C, discordance
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26137953

3. Golden SH, Ferketich A, Boyington J, Dugan S, Garroutte E, Kaufmann PG, Krok J, Kuo A, Ortega AN, Purnell T, Srinivasan S. Transdisciplinary cardiovascular and cancer health disparities training: experiences of the centers for population health and health disparities. Am J Public Health. 2015 Jul;105 Suppl 3:S395-402.
Key words: population health, cardiovascular health, cancer http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25905828

4. Gonciulea A, de Beur SJ. The dynamic skeleton. Rev Endocr Metab Disord. 2015 2015 Jun;16(2):79-91.
Key words: skeleton, endocrine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26163807

5. Kalyani RR, Rodriguez DC, Yeh HC, Golden SH, Thorpe RJ Jr. Diabetes, race, and functional limitations in older U.S. men and women. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015 Jun;108(3):390-7.
Key words: Diabetes; Epidemiology; Men's health; Mobility; Physical function; Race
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25913058

6. Mathioudakis N, Pronovost PJ, Cosgrove SE, Hager D, Golden SH. Modeling inpatient glucose management programs on hospital infection control programs: an infrastructural model of excellence. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf. 2015;41(7):325-36.
Key words: infection control, glucose management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26108126

7. Quispe R, Al-Hijji M, Swiger KJ, Martin SS, Elshazly MB, Blaha MJ, Joshi PH, Blumenthal RS, Sniderman AD, Toth PP, Jones SR. Lipid phenotypes at the extremes of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: The Very Large Database of Lipids-9.
J Clin Lipidol. 2015 Jul-Aug;9(4):511-8.
Key words: HDL cholesterol, extremes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26228668

8. Quispe R, Manalac RJ, Faridi KF, Blaha MJ, Toth PP, Kulkarni KR, Nasir K, Virani SS, Banach M, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS, Jones SR. Relationship of the triglyceride to high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (TG/HDL-C) ratio to the remainder of the lipid profile: The Very Large Database of Lipids-4 (VLDL-4) study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jul 7;242(1):243-250. doi: 10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.06.057. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Triglycerides, HDL cholesterol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26232164

9. Salvatori R. Growth hormone deficiency in patients with obesity. Endocrine. 2015 Jun;49(2):304-6.
Key words: growth hormone, obesity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25754915

10. Swiger KJ, Martin SS. PCSK9 inhibitors and neurocognitive adverse events: exploring the FDA directive and a proposal for N-of-1 trials. Drug Saf. 2015 June;38(6):519-26.
Key words: PCSK9 inhibitors, neurocognition
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25989944

11. Swiger KJ, Martin SS, Tang F, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS, Alexander KP, Arnold SV, Spertus JA. Cognitive and Physical Function by Statin Exposure in Elderly Individuals Following Acute Myocardial Infarction. Clin Cardiol. 2015 Jul 24. doi: 10.1002/clc.22423. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Cognition, statins
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26212493

12. Zhang Y, Guallar E, Blasco-Colmenares E, Butcher B, Norgard S, Nauffal V, Marine JE, Eldadah Z, Dickfeld T, Ellenbogen KA, Tomaselli GF, Cheng A. Changes in follow-up left ventricular ejection fraction associated with outcomes in primary prevention implantable cardioverter-defibrillator and cardiac resynchronization therapy device recipients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 August;66(5):524-31.
Key words: Sudden cardiac death, Defibrillators, Ejection fraction http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26227190

1. Aladin AI, Al Rifai M, Rasool SH, Keteyian SJ, Brawner CA, Michos ED, Blaha MJ, Al-Mallah MH, McEvoy JW. The association of resting heart rate and incident hypertension: The Henry Ford Hospital Exercise Testing (FIT) Project. Am J Hypertens. 2015 Jun 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: resting heart rate, hypertension, fitness, cardiovascular risk factors

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26112864

2. Elshazly MB, Quispe R, Michos ED, Sniderman AD, Toth PP, Banach M, Kulkarni KR, Coresh J, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR, Martin SS. Patient-level discordance in population percentiles of the TC/HDL-C ratio compared with LDL-C and Non-HDL-C: The Very Large Database of Lipids Study (VLDL-2B). Circulation. 2015 Jul 2. pii: CIRCULATIONAHA.115.016163. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Total cholesterol, HDL-cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, lipids, discordance
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26137953

3. Hueper K, Vogel-Claussen J, Parikh MA, Austin JH, Bluemke DA, Carr J, Choi J, Goldstein TA, Gomes AS, Hoffman EA, Kawut SM, Lima J, Michos ED, Post WS, Po MJ, Prince MA, Liu K, Rabinowitz D, Skrok J, Smith BM, Watson K, Yin Y, Zambeli-Ljepovic AM, Barr RG. Pulmonary microvascular blood flow in mild chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and emphysema. The MESA COPD Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, pulmonary blood flow
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26067761

4. Leffell MS, Jones RJ, Gladstone DE. Donor HLA-specific abs: to BMT or not to BMT? Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Jun;50(6):751-758.
Key words: HLA, BMT
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25706884

5. Ratchford EV, Evans NS. Raynaud's phenomenon. Vasc Med. 2015 Jun;20(3):269-71.
Key words: Raynaud's phenomenon
http://vmj.sagepub.com/content/20/3/269.long
PMID:25878215

6. Schneider AL, Lutsey PL, Selvin E, Mosley TH, Sharrett AR, Carson KA, Post WS, Pankow JS, Folsom AR, Gottesman RF, Michos ED. Vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein gene polymorphisms, race and risk of incident stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Eur J Neurol. 2015 May 12. doi: 10.1111/ene.12731. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: stroke, vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, genetics, race
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25962507

1. Cainzos-Achirica M, Blaha MJ. Cardiovascular risk perception in women: true unawareness or risk miscalculation? BMC Med. 2015 May 11;13:112..
Key words: risk prediction; risk scores; women; discordance
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25963396

2. Li H, Mao G, Carlson J, Leng S. A novel flow cytometry-based tool for determining the efficiency of human cytomegalovirus infection in THP-1 derived macrophages. Journal of Virological Methods. 2015 Sep 1;221:127-30.
Key words: Flow cytometry; Infection efficiency; THP-1; hCMV
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25958130

3. Modolo R, Figueiredo VN, Moura FA, Almeida B, Quinaglia E Silva JC, Jr WN, Lemos PA, Coelho OR, Blaha MJ, Sposito AC; Brasilia Heart Study Group. Coronary artery calcification score is an independent predictor of the no-reflow phenomenon after reperfusion therapy in acute myocardial infarction. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 May 19 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: coronary artery calcium score; STEMI; no-reflow phenomenon
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26010531

4. Nakamura T, Ranek MJ, Lee DI, Shalkey Hahn V, Kim C, Eaton P, Kass DA. Prevention of PKG1? oxidation augments cardioprotection in the stressed heart. J Clin Invest. 2015;125:2468-72.
Key words: hypertrophy, oxidative stress, protein kinase G, cell compartmentation, transient receptor potential canonical 6
http://www.jci.org/articles/view/80275
PMID:25938783

5. O'Neal WT, Qureshi WT, Blaha MJ. Systolic blood pressure response during exercise stress testing: The Henry Ford ExercIse Testing (FIT) Project. J Am Heart Assoc. 2015 May 7; 4(5).
Key words: blood pressure; death; myocardial infarction; stress testing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25953655

6. Patel J, Al Rifai M, Blaha MJ, Budoff MJ, Post WS, Polak JF, Bluemke DA, Scheuner MT, Kronmal RA, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, McEvoy JW. Coronary artery calcium improves risk assessment in adults with a family history of premature coronary heart disease: results from Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jun;8(6):e003186.
Key words: atherosclerosis; carotid intima-media thickness; primary prevention; vascular calcification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26047825

7. Reis JP, Michos ED, Selvin E, Pankow JS, Lutsey PL. Race, vitamin D-binding protein gene polymorphisms, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, and incident diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Clin Nutr. 2015 Jun;101(6):1232-40.
Key words: diabetes, vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, genetics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25926504

8. Tison GH, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Szklo M, Ding J, Budoff MJ. Relation of anthropometric obesity and computed tomography measured nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (from the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2015 May 21. pii: S0002-9149(15)01336-3.
Key words: non-alcoholic fatty liver disease; body mass index; waist circumference
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26070222

9. Tison GH, Guo M, Blaha MJ, McClelland RL, Allison MA, Szklo M, Wong ND, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Multisite extracoronary calcification indicates increased risk of coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 Apr 7. pii: S1934-5925(15)00109-4.
Key words: CHD events; cardiovascular imaging; extracoronary calcification; mortality; risk prediction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26043963

10. Tota-Maharaj R, Joshi PH, Budoff MJ. Usefulness of regional distribution of coronary artery calcium to improve the prediction of all-cause mortality. Am J Cardiol. 2015 May 1;115(9):1229-34,
Key words: coronary artery calcium; regional distribution; cardiovascular disease; risk prediction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25743208

11. Young RK, Dale B, Russell SD, Zachary AA, Tedford RJ. Incidence and early outcomes associated with pre-transplant anti-vimentin antibodies in the cardiac transplantation population. Clin Transplant. 2015 May 18 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Anti-vimentin antibodies; Pre-transplant; cardiac transplantation; non-HLA antibodies; transplant rejection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25982351

1. Ahmed HM, Al-Mallah MH, McEvoy JW. Maximal exercise testing variables and 10-year survival: fitness risk score derivation from the FIT Project. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Mar;90(3):346-55.
Key words: stress test; risk score; all-cause mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25744114

2. Al Rifai M, Silverman MG, Nasir K. The association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obesity, and metabolic syndrome, with systemic inflammation and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2015 Apr;239(2):629-33.
Key words: Inflammation; metabolic syndrome; nonalcoholic fatty liver disease

3. Feinberg JI, Bakulski KM, Jaffe AE, Tryggvadottir R, Brown SC, Tryggvadottir R, Brown SC, Goldman LR, Croen LA, Hertz-Picciotto I, Newschaffer CJ, Daniele Fallin M, Feinberg AP. Paternal sperm DNA methylation associated with early signs of autism risk in an autism-enriched cohort. Int J Epidemiol. 2015 Apr 14 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: DNA methylation; Epigenetics; autism risk; sperm
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25878217

4. Juraschek SP, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS. Cardiorespiratory fitness and incident diabetes: The FIT (Henry Ford Exercise Testing) project. Diabetes Care. 2015 Jun;38(6):1075-81.
Key words: cardiorespiratory fitness; stress test; incident diabetes http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25765356

5. Martin SS, Sperling LS, Blaha MJ. Clinician-patient risk discussion for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention: importance to implementation of the 2013 ACC/AHA guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Apr 7;65(13):1361-68.
Key words: cerebrovascular disease; coronary heart disease; lipid-lowering therapy; myocardial infarction; shared decision making
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25835448

6. McEvoy JW, Nasir K, DeFilippis AP. Relationship of cigarette smoking with inflammation and subclinical vascular disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Apr;35(4):1002-10.
Key words: atherosclerosis; coronary artery disease; inflammation; smoking
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25745060

7. Michos ED, Misialek JR, Selvin E, Folsom AR, Pankow JS, Post WS, Lutsey PL. 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, vitamin D binding protein gene polymorphisms and incident coronary heart disease among whites and blacks: The ARIC study. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Apr 25;241(1):12-17.
Key words: coronary heart disease, vitamin D, genetics, race
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25941991

8. Nakanishi R, Li D, Blaha MJ. The relationship between coronary artery calcium score and the long-term mortality among patients with minimal or absent coronary artery risk factors. Int J Cardiol. 2015 Apr 15;185:275-81.
Key words: coronary artery calcification; long-term; low risk; mortality risk; risk factor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25818539

9. Ojeifo O, Berkowitz SA. Cardiology and Accountable Care. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2015; 8:213-217.
Key words: health reform, quality, accountable care organizations, medical home, cost of care
http://circoutcomes.ahajournals.org/content/8/2/213.short
PMID:25737488

10. Qureshi WT, Alirhayim Z, Blaha MJ. Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Risk of Incident Atrial Fibrillation: Results from the Henry Ford ExercIse Tesing (FIT) Project. Circulation. 2015 May 26;131(21):1827-34.
Key words: atrial fibrillation; exercise capacity; prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25904645

11. Roberts ET, Horne A, Martin SS. Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery calcium testing for coronary heart and cardiovascular disease risk prediction to guide statin allocation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). PLoS One. 2015 Mar 18;10(3).
Key words: coronary artery calcium; statin therapy; long-term; adverse outcomes http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25786208

12. Shaharyar S, Roberson LL, Jamal O. Obesity and metabolic phenotypes (metabolically healthy and unhealthy variants) are significantly associated with prevalence of elevated C-reactive protein and hepatic steatosis in a large healthy Brazilian population. J Obes. 2015; 2015:178526.
Key words: obesity; metabolic syndrome; inflammation; hepatic steatosis http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25838943

13. Takiar R, Lutsey PL, Zhao D, Guallar E, Schneider AL, Grams ME, Appel LJ, Selvin E, Michos ED. The associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels, vitamin D binding protein gene polymorphisms, and race with risk of incident fracture-related hospitalization: Twenty-year follow-up in a bi-ethnic cohort (the ARIC Study). Bone. 2015 Apr 25. pii: S8756-3282(15)00142-8. doi: 10.1016/j.bone.2015.04.029. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: vitamin D, fracture, vitamin D binding protein, genetics, race
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25920689

14. Vandiver AR, Irizarry RA, Hansen KD, Garza LA, Runarsson A, Li X, Chien AL, Wang TS, Leung SG, Kang S, Feinberg AP. Age and sun exposure-related widespread genomic blocks of hypomethylation in nonmalignant skin. Genome Biol. 2015 Apr 16;16(1):80.
Key words: DNA methylation, photoaging, skin cancer
http://genomebiology.com/content/16/1/80
PMID:25886480

15. eboah J, Sillau S, Delaney JC. Implications of the new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines for primary atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease event prevention in a multi ethnic cohort: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Am Heart J. 2015 Mar;169(3):387-95.
Key words: ATP III cholesterol guidelines; statins; primary prevention; cardiovascular disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25728729

1. Arbab-Zadeh A, Fuster V. The myth of the vulnerable plaque - transitioning from a focus on individual lesions to atherosclerotic disease burden for coronary artery disease risk assessment. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Mar 3;65:846-55.
Key words: coronary heart disease, atherosclerosis, prevention
http://ac.els-cdn.com/S073510971407346X/1-s2.0-S073510971407346X-main.pdf?_tid=7e066020-dd78-11e4-aa05-00000aacb35e&acdnat=1428447210_c85abbd231bcbafee5064667a4b37d1e
PMID:25601032

2. Cecka JM, Reed EF, Zachary AA. HLA high-resolution typing for sensitized patients: a solution in search of a problem? Am J Transplant. 2015 Apr;15:856.
Key words: clinical research/practice, histocompatibility, organ procurement, kidney transplantation/nephrology, editorial/personal viewpoint
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25778678

3. Groeneweg JA, Bhonsale A, James CA, et al. Clinical presentation, long-term follow-up, and outcomes of 1001 arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy patients and family members. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2015 Mar 27. [E-pub ahead of print] pii: CIRCGENETICS.114.001003.
Key words: cardiomyopathy, genetics, arrhythmia
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PMID:25820315

4. Juraschek SP, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS, Brawner C, Qureshi W, Keteyian SJ, Schairer J, Al-Mallah MH. Cardiorespiratory fitness and incident diabetes: The FIT Project. Diabetes Care. 2015. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: diabetes; cardiorespiratory fitness
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25765356

5. Lee DI, Zhu G, Sasaki T, Cho GS, Hamdani N, Holewinski R, Jo SH, Danner T, Zhang M, Rainer PP, Bedja D, Kirk JA, Ranek MJ, Dostmann WR, Kwon C, Margulies KB, Van Eyk JE, Paulus WJ, Takimoto E, Kass DA. Phosphodiesterase 9A controls nitric-oxide-independent cGMP and hypertrophic heart disease. Nature. 2015 Mar 26;519(7544):472-6.
Key words: mechanisms of disease, heart failure, hypertrophy, phosphodiesterase, cyclic guanosine monophosphate, PDE9
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v519/n7544/full/nature14332.html
PMID:25799991

6. Lutsey PL, Michos ED, Misialek JR, Pankow JS, Loehr L, Selvin E, Reis JP, Gross M, Eckfeldt JH, Folsom AR. Race and vitamin d binding protein gene polymorphisms modify the association of 25-hydroxyvitamin D and incident heart failure: The ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) Study. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Mar 30. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: vitamin D, heart failure, race, vitamin D binding protein, genetics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25863973

7. Martin SS, Sperling LS, Blaha MJ, Wilson PW, Gluckman TJ, Blumenthal RS, Stone NJ. Clinician-patient risk discussion for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease prevention: Importance to implementation of the 2013 ACC/AHA Guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015; 65(13): 1361-68.
Key words: shared decision making; coronary heart disease; lipid-lowering therapy; myocardial infarction; risk estimation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25835448

8. Nakanishi R, Li D, Blaha MJ, Whelton SP, Matsumoto S, Alani A, Rezaeian P, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. The relationship between coronary artery calcium score and the long-term mortality among patients with minimal or absent coronary artery risk factors. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 185: 275-81.
Key words: coronary artery calcification; long-term; low risk; mortality risk; risk factor
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25818539

9. Robert ET, Horne A, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Budoff MJ, Sibley C, Polak JF, Frick KD, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery calcium testing for coronary heart and cardiovascular disease risk prediction to guide statin allocation: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. PLoS One. 2015; 10(3): e0116377.
Key words: cost-effectiveness; coronary artery calcium; coronary heart disease; cardiovascular disease; risk prediction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25786208

10. Shaharyar S, Roberson LL, Jamal O, Younus A, Blaha MJ, Ali SS, Zide K, Agatston AA, Blumenthal RS, Conceicao RD, Santos RD, Nasir K. Obesity and metabolic phenotypes (metabolically healthy and unhealthy variants) are significantly associated with prevalence of elevated C-reactive protein and hepatic steatosis in a large healthy Brazilian population. J Obes. 2015; 2015: 178526.
Key words: obesity; C-reactive protein; Hepatic Steatosis; Metabolic
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25838943

11. Zhu G, Groneberg D, Sikka G, Hori D, Ranek MJ, Nakamura T, Takimoto E, Paolocci N, Berkowitz DE, Friebe A, Kass DA. Soluble guanylate cyclase is required for systemic vasodilation but not positive inotropy induced by nitroxyl in the mouse. Hypertension. 2015 Feb;65(2):385-92.
Key words: cardiotonic agents, cardiovascular physiological phenomena, cyclic GMP-dependent protein kinases, guanylate cyclase, nitrogen oxides, pharmacology, vasodilation
http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/65/2/385.long
PMID:25452469

1. Ahmed HM, Al-Mallah MH, McEvoy JW, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR, Brawner CA, Keteyian SJ, Blaha MJ. Maximal exercise testing variables and 10-year survival: Fitness risk score from the FIT Project. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 March;90(3): 346-55.
Key words: Fitness; exercise; risk score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25744114

2. Al-Rifai M, Silverman MG, Nasir K, Budoff MJ, Blankstein R, Szklo M, Katz R, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. The association of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obesity, and metabolic syndrome, with systemic inflammation and subclinical atherosclerosis: The MESA. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Apr;239(2):629-33.
Key words: Inflammation; metabolic syndrome; nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; obesity; subclinical atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25683387

3. Ashikaga H, Aguilar-Rodríguez J, Gorsky S, Lusczek E, Marquitti FM, Thompson B, Wu D, Garland J. Modeling the heart as a communication system. J R Soc Interface 12: 20141201, 2015
Key words: information theory, cardiac electrophysiology, cardiac arrhythmia, mathematical modeling
http://rsif.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/12/105/20141201
PMID: 25740854

4. Desai D, Ahmed HM, Michos ED. Preventing cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes: use of aspirin for primary prevention. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2015 Mar;17(3):566.
Key words: aspirin, diabetes, cardiovascular disease prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25676828

5. Leffell MS, Jones RJ, Gladstone DE. Donor HLA-specific Abs: to BMT or not to BMT? Bone Marrow Transplant. 2015 Feb 23. doi: 10.1038/bmt.2014.331. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: bone marrow transplant, HLA, engraftment failure
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25706884

6. Yeboah J, Sillau S, Delaney JC, Blaha MJ, Michos ED, Young R, Qureshi WT, McClelland R, Burke GL, Psaty BM, Herrington DM. Implications of the new American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guidelines for primary atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease event prevention in a multi ethnic cohort: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Am Heart J. 2015 Mar;169(3):387-395.e3.
Key words: statin eligibility, cholesterol guidelines, primary prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25728729

1. Alluri K, Joshi PH, Henry TS, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. Scoring of coronary artery calcium scans: History, assumptions, current limitations, and future directions. Atherosclerosis. 2015 March; 239(1): 109-117.
Key words: Agatston score; coronary artery calcium; EBCT; MDCT; mass score
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25585030

2. Gepner AD, Young R, Delaney JA, Tattersall MC, Blaha MJ, Post WS, Gottesman RF, Kronmal R, Budoff MJ, Burke GL, Folsom AR, Liu K, Kaufman J, Stein JH. Comparison of coronary artery calcium presence, carotid plaque presence, and carotid intima-media thickness for cardiovascular disease prediction in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Jan; 8(1). Pii: e002262
Key words: Atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; carotid arteries; neuroimaging; risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25596139

3. Hung RK, Feldman DI, Blaha MJ. Cardiovascular disease mortality and excessive exercise in heart attack survivors. Mayo Clin Proc. 2015 Jan; 90(1): 159.
Key words: Physical activity; cardiovascular disease
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25572200

4. Lucas DP, Leffell MS, Zachary AA. Differences in immunogenicity of HLA antigens and the impact of cross-reactivity on the humoral response. Transplantation. 2015 Jan 15;99 :77-85.
Key words: immunogenicity, HLA antigens, humoral response
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25187165

5. Lutsey PL, Eckfeldt JH, Ogagarue ER, Folsom AR, Michos ED, Gross M. The 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 C-3 epimer: Distribution, correlates, and reclassification of 25-hydroxyvitamin D status in the population-based Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC). Clin Chim Acta. 2015 Jan 9;442C:75-81.
Key words: vitamin D3 epimer, 25-hydroxyvitamin D, vitamin D deficiency

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25578393

6. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Muse ED, Qasim AN, Reilly MP, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Criqui MH, McClelland RL, Hughes-Austin JM, Allison MA. Leptin and incident cardiovascular disease: The MESA. Atherosclerosis. 2014; 239(1): 67-72.
Key words: Atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; heart failure; leptin; obesity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25574859

7. Martin SS, Michos ED. Mapping hyperlipidemia in young adulthood to coronary risk: importance of cumulative exposure and how to stay young. Circulation. 2015 Feb 3;131(5):445-7.
Key words: lipids, coronary risk, prevention, editorial

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25623154

8. McEvoy JW, Blaha MJ, DeFilippis AP, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hundley WG, Min JK, Shaw LJ, Lloyd-Jones DM, Barr RG, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Cigarette smoking and cardiovascular events: Role of inflammation and subclinical atherosclerosis: The MESA. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Mar;35(3):700-9.
Key words: Inflammation; smoking
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25573855

9. Muse ED, Feldman DI, Blaha MJ, Dardari ZA, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K, Criqui MH, Cushman M, McClelland RL, Allison MA. The association of resistin with cardiovascular disease in the MESA. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Mar;239(1):101-8.
Key words: Adipokines; atherosclerotic heart disease; resistin; risk stratification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25585029

10. Orandi BJ, Chow EH, Hsu A, Gupta N, Van Arendonk KJ, Garonzik-Wang JM, Montgomery JR, Wickliffe C, Lonze BE, Bagnasco SM, Alachkar N, Kraus ES, Jackson AM, Montgomery RA, Segev DL. Quantifying renal allograft loss following early antibody-mediated rejection. Am J Transplant. 2015 Feb;15 :489-98.
Key words: Clinical research, graft survival, kidney transplantation, nephrology, epidemiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25611786

11. Steffen BT, Guan W, Remaley AT, Paramsothy P, Heckbert SR, McClelland RL, Greenland P, Michos ED, Tsai MY. Use of lipoprotein particle measures for assessing coronary heart disease risk post-American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology guidelines: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2015 Feb;35(2):448-54.
Key words: lipoprotein particles, coronary risk, net reclassification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25477346

1. Arbaje AI, Newcomer AR, Maynor KA, Duhaney RL, Eubank KJ, Carrese JA. Excellence in transitional care of older adults and pay-for-performance: perspectives of healthcare professionals. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. 2014 Dec; 40(12):550-558.
Key words: care transitions, pay-for-performance, older adults, qualitative study
No PMID available

2. Multhaup ML, Seldin MM, Jaffe AE, Lei X, Kirchner H, Mondal P, Li Y, Rodriguez V, Drong A, Hussain M, Lindgren C, McCarthy M, Näslund E, Zierath JR, Wong GW, Feinberg AP. Mouse-human experimental epigenetic analysis unmasks dietary targets and genetic liability for diabetic phenotypes. Cell Metabolism. 2015 Jan 6;21(1):138-49.
Key words: epigenetics; epigenomics; DNA methylation; diet-induced obesity; diabetic phenotypes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25565211

3. Sawant AC, Bhonsale A, Te Riele AS, Tichnell C, Murray B, Russell SD, Tandri H, Tedford RJ, Judge DP, Calkins H, James CA. Exercise has a disproportionate role in the pathogenesis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy in patients without desmosomal mutations. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Dec 16;3(6).
Key words: ARVD/C, exercise, arrhythmias, right ventricle
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25516436

4. Tampakakis E, Leary PJ, Selby VN, De Marco T, Cappola TP, Felker GM, Russell SD, Kasper EK, Tedford RJ. The diastolic pulmonary gradient does not predict survival in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease. JACC Heart Fail. 2015 Jan;3(1):9-16.
Key words: pulmonary hypertension, heart failure, hemodynamics, diastolic pulmonary gradient, survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25453535

1. Aladin AI, Whelton SP, Al-Mallah MH, Blaha MJ, Keteyian SJ, Juraschek SP, Rubin J, Brawner CA, Michos ED. Relation of resting heart rate to risk for all-cause mortality by gender after considering exercise capacity (The FIT Project). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 1; 114(11): 1701-6.
Key words: resting heart rate; exercise capacity; risk stratification; all-cause mortality
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25439450

2. Al Rifai M; Cainzos-Achirica M, Blaha MJ. Establishing the warranty of a coronary artery calcium score of zero. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jan; 238(1): 1-3.
Key words: Coronary artery calcium; risk assessment; risk stratification; thoracic aorta calcium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25461731

3. Arbaje AI, Newcomer AR, Maynor KA, Duhaney RL, Eubank KJ, Carrese JA. Excellence in transitional care of older adults and pay-for-performance: perspectives of healthcare professionals. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Safety. 2014 Dec; 40(12):550-558.
Key words: care transitions, pay-for-performance, older adults, qualitative study
No PMID available

4. Feldman DI, Blaha MJ, Santos RD, Jones SR, Blumenthal RS, Toth PP, Sperling LS, Martin SS. Recommendations for the management of patients with familial hypercholesterolemia. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Jan; 17(1); 473.
Key words: familial hypercholesterolemia; atherosclerosis; LDL; screening; diagnosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25404096

5. Gabelli SB, Boto A, Halperin-Kuhns V, Bianchet MA, Farinelli F, Aripriala S, Yoder J, Jakoncic J, Tomaselli GF, Amzel LM. Regulation of the NaV1.5 cytoplasmic domain by CaM. Nature Comm. 2014 Nov 5; 5:5126.
Key words: sodium channel, arrhythmia, Long QT syndrome, Brugada syndrome, cardiomyopathy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25370050

6. Gibson AO, Blaha MJ, Arnan MK, Sacco RL, Szklo M, Herrington DM, Yeboah J. Coronary artery calcium and incident cerebrovascular events in asymptomatic cohort. J Am Coll Cardiol Img. 2014 Nov; 7(11): 1108-1115.
Key words: cerebrovascular disease; coronary artery calcium score; risk prediction; prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25459592

7. Houston BA, Mukherjee M. Cardiac sarcoidosis: clinical manifestations, imaging characteristics, and therapeutic approach. Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology. 2014:8(S1) 31-37 doi: 10.4137/CMC.S15713.
Key words: cardiac sarcoidosis, cardiac imaging, cardiac MRI
http://www.la-press.com/cardiac-sarcoidosis-clinical-manifestations-imaging-characteristics-an-article-a4512

8. Hung RK, Al-Mallah MH, McEvoy JW, Whelton SP, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Schairer JR, Brawner C, Alam M, Keteyian SJ, Blaha MJ. Prognostic value of exercise capacity in patients with coronary artery disease: The FIT Project. Mayo Clinic Proc. 2014 Dec; 89(12): 1644-1654.
Key words: Cardiorespiratory fitness; coronary artery disease; exercise capacity; myocardial infarction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25440889

9. Kanwar M, Tedford RJ, Agarwal R, Clarke MM, Walter C, Sokos G, Murali S, Benza RL. Management of pulmonary hypertension due to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2014 Dec;16(12):501.
Key words: heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, pulmonary hypertension, right ventricle, management
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25320018

10. Malik R, Aneni EC, Roberson L, Ogunmoroti O, Ali SS, Shaharyar S, Younus A, Jamal O, Aziz MA, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Feldman T, Agatston AS, Veledar E, Nasir K. Measuring coronary artery calcification: Is serum vitamin D relevant? Atherosclerosis. 2014 Dec; 237(2): 734-738.
Key words: serum vitamin D; coronary artery calcification; atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25463113

11. Martin SS, Joshi PH, Blaha MJ. High-density lipoprotein and endothelial function in patients with myocardial infarction: pieces in a puzzle. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Dec; 237(2): 838-839.
Key words: high-density lipoprotein; nitric oxide; endothelial function; myocardial infarction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25463130

12. Miedema MD, Lopez FL, Blaha MJ, Virani SS, Coresh J, Ballantyne CM, Folsom AR. Eligibility for statin therapy according to new cholesterol guidelines and prevalent use of medication to lower lipid levels in an older US cohort: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study cohort. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Nov 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: statin; lipids; guidelines; prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25401375

13. Oni ET, Kalathiya R, Aneni EC, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Feldman T, Agatston AS, Blumenthal RS, Conceicao RD, Carvalho JA, Santos RD, Nasir K. Relation of physical activity to prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease independent of cardiometabolic risk. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jan; 115(1): 34-9.
Key words: physical activity; nonalcoholic fatty liver disease; cardiometabolic risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25456868

14. Rickard J, Bassiouny M, Tedford RJ, Baranowski B, Spragg D, Cantillon D, Varma N, Wilkoff BL, Tang WH. Long-term outcomes in patients with ambulatory New York Heart Association Class III and IV heart failure undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Jan 1;115(1):82-5.
Key words: cardiac resynchronization therapy, heart failure, outcomes, advanced
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25491007

15. Tota-Maharaj R, Al-Mallah MH, Nasir K, Qureshi WT, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. Improving the relationship between coronary artery calcium score and coronary plaque burden: Addition of regional measures of coronary artery calcium distribution. Atherosclerosis. 2015 Jan; 238(1): 126-131.
Key words: coronary artery calcium; coronary artery disease; coronary computed tomography angiography
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25479801

1. Blaha MJ. The future of CV risk prediction: Multisite imaging to predict multiple outcomes. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Oct; 7(10): 1054-6.
Key words: Brain; cardiovascular risk; carotid artery; diabetes; imaging
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25323166

2. Cho GS, Fernandez L, Kwon C. Regenerative medicine for the heart: perspectives on stem-cell therapy. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2014 Nov 10;21(14):2018-31.
Key words: heart regeneration, pluripotent stem cells, cardiac progenitors, cardiac stem cells
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/full/10.1089/ars.2014.6063
PMID:25133793

3. Czarny MJ, Resar JR. Diagnosis and management of valvular aortic stenosis. Clinical Medicine Insights: Cardiology. 2014 Oct 19; 8(S1): 14-24.
Key words: aortic stenosis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25368539

4. Debeljak M, Freed DN, Welch JA, Haley L, Beierl K, Iglehart BS, Pallavajjala A, Gocke CD, Leffell MS, Lin MT, Pevsner J, Wheelan SJ, Eshleman JR. Haplotype counting by next-generation sequencing for ultrasensitive human DNA detection. J Mol Diagn. 2014 Sep;16(5):495-503.
Key words: haplotype, sequencing, DNA detection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25132481

5. Horne A Jr, Reineck EA, Hasan RK, Resar JR, Chacko M. Transcatheter aortic valve replacement: Historical perspectives, current evidence, and future directions. American Heart Journal. 2014 October; 168(4): 414-423.
Key words: aortic stenosis, transcatheter aortic valve replacement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25262249

6. Jackson AM, Sigdel TK, Delville M, Hsieh SC, Dai H, Bagnasco S, Montgomery RA, Sarwal MM. Endothelial cell antibodies associated with novel targets and increased rejection. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2014 Nov 7. pii: ASN.2013121277. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: acute allograft rejection, endothelial cells, immunology and pathology, kidney transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25381426

7. Kohli P, Whelton SP, Hsu S, Yancy CW, Stone NJ, Chrispin J, Gilotra NA, Houston B, Ashen MD, Martin SS, Joshi PH, McEvoy JW, Gluckman TJ, Michos ED, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS. Clinician's guide to the updated ABCs of cardiovascular disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Sept 22; 3(5): e001098.
Key words: blood pressure; cholesterol; diabetes mellitus; exercise; prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25246448

8. Lucas DP, Leffell MS, Zachary AA. Differences in immunogenicity of HLA antigens and the impact of cross-reactivity on the humoral response. Transplantation. 2014 Sep 3. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Immunogenicity, HLA antibody, Sensitization, CREG matching
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25187165

9. Michos ED, Wilson LM, Yeh HC, Berger Z, Suarez-Cuervo C, Stacy SR, Bass EB. Prognostic value of cardiac troponin in patients with chronic kidney disease without suspected acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 7;161(7):491-501. doi: 10.7326/M14-0743.
Key words: troponin, kidney disease, biomarkers
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25111499

10. Orandi BJ, Zachary AA, Dagher NN, Bagnasco SM, Garonzik-Wang JM, Van Arendonk KJ, Gupta N, Lonze BE, Alachkar N, Kraus ES, Desai NM, Locke JE, Racusen LC, Segev DL, Montgomery RA. Eculizumab and splenectomy as salvage therapy for severe antibody-mediated rejection after HLA-incompatible kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2014 Oct 27;98(8):857-63.
Key words: HLA-incompatible kidney transplantation, Antibody-mediated rejection, Intravenous immunoglobulin, Complement inhibition, Rescue immunosuppressive regimens
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25121475

11. Ratchford EV, Evans NS. Carotid artery disease. Vasc Med. 2014 Oct 31. pii: 1358863X14557722. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: carotid artery disease; carotid stenosis; carotid ultrasound
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25362109

12. Stacy SR, Suarez-Cuervo C, Berger Z, Wilson LM, Yeh HC, Bass EB, Michos ED. Role of troponin in patients with chronic kidney disease and suspected acute coronary syndrome: a systematic review. Ann Intern Med. 2014 Oct 7;161(7):502-12. doi: 10.7326/M14-0746.
Key words: troponin, kidney disease, acute coronary syndromes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25111593

13. Swiger KJ, Manalac RJ, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS. Statins, mood, sleep, and physical function: a systematic review. Eur J Clin Pharmacol. 2014 Dec;70(12):1413-22.
Key words: statin therapy; mood; sleep; physical function; energy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25291991

14. Tota-Maharaj R, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Silverman MG, Eng J, Shaw LJ, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Association of coronary artery calcium and coronary heart disease events in young and elderly participants in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis: a secondary analysis of a prospective, population-based cohort. Mayo Clin Proc. 2014 Oct;89(10):1350-9.
Key words: coronary artery calcium; coronary heart disease; atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25236430

1. Solhjoo S, O'Rourke B. Mitochondrial instability during regional ischemia-reperfusion underlies arrhythmias in monolayers of cardiomyocytes. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2014 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Ischemia-reperfusion; energy metabolism; ventricular arrhythmias; fibrillation; mitochondria
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022282814003058
PMID: 25268650

2. Gottesman RF, Schneider AL, Albert M, Alonso A, Bandeen-Roche K, Coker L, Coresh J, Knopman D, Power MC, Rawlings A, Sharrett AR, Wruck LM, Mosley TH. Midlife hypertension and 20-year cognitive change: the atherosclerosis risk in communities neurocognitive study. JAMA Neurol. 2014 Oct 1;71(10):1218-27. doi: 10.1001/jamaneurol.2014.1646. PMID: 25090106 [PubMed - in process]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25090106

3. Koton S, Schneider AL, Rosamond WD, Shahar E, Sang Y, Gottesman RF, Coresh J. Stroke incidence and mortality trends in US communities, 1987 to 2011. JAMA. 2014 Jul 16;312(3):259-68. doi: 10.1001/jama.2014.7692.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25027141

1. Al-Mallah MH, Keteyian SJ, Brawner CA, Whelton S, Blaha MJ. Rationale and Design of the Henry Ford Exercise Testing Project (The FIT Project). Clin Cardiol. 2014 August; 37(8): 456-61.
Key words: cardiorespiratory fitness; exercise capacity; exercise testing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25138770

2. Blaha MJ, Dardari ZA, Blumenthal RS, Martin SS, Nasir K, Al-Mallah MH. The new "intermediate risk" group: A comparative analysis of the new 2013 ACC/AHA risk assessment guidelines versus prior guidelines in men. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Aug 16; 237(1): 1-4.
Key words: guidelines; primary prevention; risk prediction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25173946

3. Evans NS, Ratchford EV. Vascular Disease Patient Information Page: The post-thrombotic syndrome. Vasc Med. 2014 Jul 21;19(4):331-333.
Key words: deep vein thrombosis; post-thrombotic syndrome; venous thromboembolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25047858

4. Timp W, Bravo HC, McDonald OG, Goggins M, Umbricht C, Zeiger M, Feinberg AP, Irizarry RA. Large hypomethylated blocks as a universal defining epigenetic alteration in human solid tumors. Genome Med. 2014 Aug 26;6(8):61.
Key words: epigenetics, cancer, DNA methylation
http://genomemedicine.com/content/6/8/61
PMID:25191524

1. Amin NP, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Michos ED. Headed in the right direction but at risk for miscalculation: a critical appraisal of the 2013 ACC/AHA risk assessment guidelines. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1;63(25 Pt A):2789-94.
Key words: coronary artery calcium; guidelines; preventive cardiology; risk assessment
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24814487

2. Ankam J, Feldman DI, Blaha MJ, Martin SS. Improving lipid control following myocardial infarction. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2014; 29(5): 454-66.
Key words: cholesterol; lipids; myocardial infarction; secondary prevention; lipoproteins
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25046003

3. Joshi PH, Toth PP, Lirette ST, Griswold ME, Massaro JM, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Kulkarni KR, Khokhar AA, Correa A, D'Agustino RB Sr, Jones SR. Association of high-density lipoprotein subclasses and incident coronary heart disease: The Jackson Heart and Framingham Offspring Cohort Studies. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2014 Jul 25. [Epud ahead of print]
Key words: high-density lipoprotein cholesterol; coronary artery disease; primary prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25062744

4. Kanaya AM, Herrrington D, Vittinghoff E, Ewing SK, Liu K, Blaha MJ, Dave SS, Qureshi F, Kandula NR. Understanding the high prevalence of diabetes in U.S. South Asians compared with four racial/ethnic groups: the MASALA and MESA studies. Diabetes Care. 2014 Jun;37(6):1621-8.
Key words: diabetes; insulin resistance; risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24705613

5. Martin SS, Abd TT, Jones SR, Michos ED, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ. 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol treatment guideline: what was done well and what could be done better. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jun 24;63(24):2674-8.
Key words: atherosclerosis; cardiovascular disease; cholesterol; coronary heart disease; dyslipidemia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24681146

6. Martin SS, Khokar AA, May HT, Kulkarni KR, Blaha MJ, Joshi PH, Toth PP, Muhlestein JB, Anderson JL, Knight S, Li Y, Spertus JA, Jones SR. HDL cholesterol subclasses, myocardial infarction, and mortality in secondary prevention: the lipoprotein investigators collaborative. Eur Heart J. 2014 Jun 30. pii: ehu264.
[Epub ahead of print]
Key words: acute myocardial infarction, coronary heart disease; HDL subclasses
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24980493

7. McEvoy JW, Blaha MJ. Coronary artery calcium testing: exploring the need for a randomized trial. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Jul;7(4):578-80
Key words: editorials; coronary artery calcium; high sensitivity C-reactive protein
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25027452

8. Tedford RJ. Determinants of right ventricular afterload (2013 Grover Conference series). Pulm Circ. 2014 Jun;4(2):211-9.
Key words: afterload; arterial compliance; pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary vascular resistance; right ventricle
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25006440

1. Barron J, Bedra M, Wood J, Finkelstein J. Exploring three perspectives on feasibility of a patient portal for older adults. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;202:181-4.
Key words: patient portal, elderly
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25000046

2. Berkowitz SA, & Pahira JJ. Accountable care organization readiness and academic medical centers. Acad Med. 2014 Jun 20;89(9).
Key words: accountable care, ACO, academic medical center, quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24979282

3. Evans NS, Ratchford EV. Vascular Disease Patient Information Page: Venous Thromboembolism (deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism). Vasc Med. 2014 May 14;19(2):148-150.
Key words: deep vein thrombosis, pulmonary embolism; venous thromboembolism
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24829313

4. Feinberg AP. Epigenetic stochasticity, nuclear structure and cancer: the implications for medicine. J Intern Med. 2014 July; 276(1): 5-11. doi: 10.1111/joim.12224.
Key words: epigenetic, GWAS, EWAS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24635672

5. Jeong IC, Finkelstein J. HRV analysis to identify stages of home-based telerehabilitation exercise. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2014;202:287-90.
Key words: heart rate variability home rehabilitation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25000073

6. Li H, Margolick JB, Bream JH, Nilles TL, Langan S, Bui HT, Sylwester AW, Picker LJ, Leng SX. Heterogeneity of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses to cytomegalovirus in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men. The Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2014 Aug 1;210(3):400-4.
Key words: CMV; CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses; HIV infection; MACS; IE-1; intracellular cytokine staining; IFN-?; TNF-?; IL-2
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24532602

7. Li H, Weng P, Najarro K, Xue Q, Semba RD, Margolick JB, Leng SX. Chronic CMV infection in older women: Longitudinal comparisons of CMV DNA in peripheral monocytes, anti-CMV IgG titers, serum IL-6 levels, and CMV pp65 (NLV)-specific CD8+ T-cell frequencies with twelve year follow-up. Experimental Gerontology EXG-09333; No of Pages 6
Key words: Chronic CMV infection, CMV DNA in monocytes, IL-6, CMV pp65 (NLV)-specific CD8+ T cells, Longitudinal, Aging

8. Ratchford EV, Evans NS. Vascular Disease Patient Information Page: Peripheral artery disease. Vasc Med. 2014 May 30;19(3):218-220.
Key words: peripheral artery disease, claudication; vascular disease
http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/ehost/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=3&sid=ecb47479-a224-41a4-bf2b-a0fe6ee489b3%40sessionmgr4003&hid=4213
PMID: 24879717

1. Gao PS, Zhou YF, Xian LL, Li CJ, Xu T, Plunkett B, Huang SK, Wan M, Cao X. Functional Effects of TGF-beta1 on Mesenchymal Stem Cell Mobilization in Cockroach Allergen Induced Asthma. J Immunol. 2014; 192(10):4560-70.
Key words: asthma, cockroach allergen, TGF?1, mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs), remodeling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24711618

2. George RT, Mehra VC, Chen MY, Kitagawa K, Arbab-Zadeh A, Miller JM, Matheson MB, Vavere AL, Kofoed KF, Rochitte CE, Dewey M, Yaw TS, Niinuma H, Brenner W, Cox C, Clouse ME, Lima JA, Di Carli M. Myocardial CT perfusion imaging and SPECT for the diagnosis of coronary artery disease: a head-to-head comparison from the CORE320 Multicenter Diagnostic Performance Study. Radiology. 2014 May 26:140806. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: myocardial ischemia; myocardial perfusion; coronary angiography; SPECT; CT; atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24865312

3. Liu T, Takimoto E, Dimaano VL, Demazumder D, Kettlewell S, Smith GL, Sidor A, Abraham T, O'Rourke B. Inhibiting mitochondrial Na+/Ca2+ exchange prevents sudden death in a guinea pig model of heart failure. Circulation Research. 2014 Jun 20;115(1):44-54.
Key words: mitocohndria, Na+/Ca2+ exchange, reactive oxygen species, oxidative stress, Ca2+ regulation, metabolism
http://circres.ahajournals.org/content/early/2014/04/29/CIRCRESAHA.115.303062.long
PMID: 24780171

4. Mukherjee M. Dyslipidemia in pregnancy. CardioSource. 2014 May.
Key words: pregnancy, lipids, female
http://ldl.cardiosource.org/Hot-Topics/2014/05/Dyslipidemia-in-Pregnancy.aspx
no PMID available

5. Soloski MJ, Crowder LA, Lahey LJ, Wagner CA, Robinson, Auctott JN. Serum inflammatory mediators as markers of human lyme disease activity. PLoS One. 2014 Apr 16;9(4):e93243. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0093243.
Key words:Lyme disease, Immune response, Chemo Kines, CCytokines
PMID: 24740099

6. Zhou YF, Mirza S, Xu T, Tripathi P, Plunkett B, Myers A, Gao PS. Aryl hydrocarbon receptor (AhR) modulates cockroach allergen induced immune responses through active TGF?1 Release. Mediators of Inflammation. 2014; 2014:591479.
Key words: Asthma, cockroach allergy, Aryl hydrocarbon Receptor, fibroblasts, TGF?1
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24795504

1. Leffell MS, Montgomery RA, Philogene MC, Sikorski P, Zachary AA. Differential Effect of Bortezomib on HLA Class I and Class II Antibody. Transplantation. 2014 May 28. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Bortezomib, HLA antibody, Renal transplantation, Proteasome inhibition, MHC molecules
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24798311

2. Post WS, Budoff M, Kingsley L, Palella FJ, Witt MD, Li X, George RT, Brown T, Jacobson LP. Associations between HIV infection and subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: The Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study (MACS). Ann Intern Med. 2014 April 1;160(7):458-67.
Key words: Atherosclerosis, HIV, coronary CT, epidemiology
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24687069

3. Shenje L, Andersen P, Uosaki H, Fernandez L, Cho GS, Rainer P, Zhong W, Harvey RP, Kass DA, Kwon C. Precardiac deletion of numb and numblike reveals renewal of cardiac progenitors. eLife. 2014 April 24 ;3:e02164.
Key words: Cardiac Progenitors, Self-renewal, Niche
http://elifesciences.org/content/3/e02164
PMID: 24843018

1. Chen XJ, Mao GX, Leng SX. Frailty syndrome: an overview. Clin Interv Aging. 2014 Mar 19;9:433-441.
Key words: frailty, inflammation, IL-6, aging, older adults
http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/CIA.S45300
PMID:24672230

2. Kelly KM, Tocchetti CG, Lyashkov A, Tarwater PM, Bedja D, Graham DR, Beck SE, Metcalf Pate KA, Queen SE, Adams RJ, Paolocci N, Mankowski JL. CCR5 inhibition prevents cardiac dysfunction in the SIV/macaque model of HIV. J Am Heart Assoc. 2014 Apr 2;3(2):e000874. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.114.000874.
Key words: AIDS, HIV, cysteine-cysteine chemokine receptor 5 (CCR5), diastolic dysfunction, maraviroc
http://jaha.ahajournals.org/content/3/2/e000874.full.pdf+html
PMID: 24695652

3. Li H, Margolick JB, Bream JH, Nilles TL, Langan S, Bui HT, Sylwester AW, Picker LJ, Leng SX.
Heterogeneity of CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses to cytomegalovirus in HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected men who have sex with men. J Infect Dis. 2014 Apr 3. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: CD4+ and CD8+ T-cell responses, CMV, HIV infection, IE-1, IFN-?, IL-2, MACS, TNF-?, intracellular cytokine staining, pp65
http://jid.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/04/02/infdis.jiu093.long
PMID: 24532602

4. Li H, Weng P, Njarro K, Xue QI, Semba R, Margolick J, Leng SC. Chronic CMV infection in older women: Longitudinal comparisons of CMV DNA in peripheral monocytes, anti-CMV IgG titers, serum IL-6 levels, and CMV pp65 (NLV)-specific CD8+ T-cell frequencies with twelve year follow-up. Exp. Gerontol. 2014 Jun;54:84-9. doi: 10.1016/j.exger.2014.01.010
Key words: Aging, CMV DNA in monocytes, CMV pp65 (NLV)-specific CD8(+) T cells, Chronic CMV infection, IL-6, Longitudinal
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0531556514000138
PMID: 24440388

5. Liu Y, Li X, Aryee MJ, Ekstrom TJ, Padyukov L, Klareskog L, Fallin MD, Feinberg AP. DNA methylation clusters under genetic control can inform genetic and epigenetic analysis of disease. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 April 3;94 (4):485-495.
Key words: methylation; epigenetics; EWAS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24656863

6. Ratchford EV, Carson KA, Jones SR, Ashen MD. Usefulness of coronary and carotid imaging rather than traditional atherosclerotic risk factors to identify firefighters at increased risk for cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014 May 1;113(9):1499-504. doi: 10.1016/j.amjcard.2014.02.003
Key words: firefighters; carotid intimal medial thickness; coronary calcium; subclinical atherosclerosis
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0002914914006225
PMID:24630792

1. Alachkar N, Arend AJ, Bagnasco SM, Carter-Monroe N, Kraus ES, Lonze BE, Montgomery RA, Nazarian SM, Racusen LC, Zachary AA. Time course of pathologic changes in kidney allografts of positive crossmatch HLA-incompatible transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2014 Feb 27;97(4):440-5.
Key words: kidney,transplant, rejection, glomerulopathy, antibody-mediated rejection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24531821

2. Alachkar N, Arend AJ, Bagnasco SM, Kraus ES, Lonze BE, Montgomery RA, Nazarian SM, Racusen LC, Segev DL, Sharif A, Zachary AA. Histologic phenotype on 1-year post transplantation biopsy and allograft survival in HLA-incompatible kidney transplants. Transplantation. 2014 March 15; 97(5):541-7.
Key words: Incompatible transplantation, desensitization, HLA incompatible, ABO incompatible, Kidney transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24521779

3. DeCamp M, Sugarman J, Berkowitz S. Shared savings in accountable care organizations: how to determine fair distributions. JAMA. 2014;311(10):1011-1012.
Key words: accountable care organization, health reform, shared savings, quality
http://jama.jamanetwork.com.ezproxy.welch.jhmi.edu/article.aspx?articleid=1840243
PMID: 24618958

4. Demetris AJ, Freidman LS, Gebel HM, Halloran PF, Kirk AD, Klintmalm GB, Knechtle SJ, MeDiarmid SV, O'Leary JG, Shaked A, Terasaki PI, Tinckam KJ, Tomianovich SJ, Wood KJ, Woodle ES, Zachary AA. The role of donor-specific HLA alloantibodies in liver transplantation. Am J Transplant. 2014 Apr;14(4):779-87.
Key words: antibody-mediated rejection, donor-specific HLA antibodies, graft outcomes, liver transplant, renal transplant
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24580828

5. Leffell MS, Zachary AA. Desensitization for solid organ and hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. . Immunol Rev. 2014 March;258(1):183-207.
Key words: desensitization, donor specific antibodies, solid organ transplantation, hematopoietic stem cell transplantation, plasmapheresis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24517434

6. Ratchford EV, Baldanza JT, Pardo CA. Extensive bilateral lower extremity deep venous thromboses in a patient on dimethyl fumarate. J Neurol. 2014 March 7 [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: dimethyl fumarate; Tecfidera; deep venous thrombosis
http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs00415-014-7288-9
PMID: 24603974

7. Tedford RJ, Beaty CA, Mathai SC, Kolb TM, Damico R, Hassoun PM, Leary PJ, Kass DA, Shah AS. Prognostic value of the pre-transplant diastolic pulmonary artery pressure to pulmonary capillary wedge pressure gradient (DPG) in cardiac transplant recipients with pulmonary hypertension. J Heart Lung Transplant. 2014 Mar;33(3):289-97.
Key words: Cardiac transplantation, pulmonary hypertension, diastolic pulmonary gradient, pulmonary vascular resistance, outcomes
http://ac.els-cdn.com/S1053249813015349/1-s2.0-S1053249813015349-
main.pdf?_tid=5a65536c-a85c-11e3-a4db-00000aacb35d&acdnat=
1394460215_f016228d99a405ec06292b974121f910
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24462554
PMID:24462554

1. Agnetti G, Halperin VL, A Kirk J, Chakir K, Guo Y, Lund L, Nicolini F, Gherli T, Guarnieri C, Caldarera CM, Tomaselli GF, Kass DA, Van Eyk JE. Desmin modifications associate with amyloid-like oligomers deposition in heart failure. Cardiovasc Res. 2014 Feb 2. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart failure, desmin, amyloid-like oligomers, post-translational modifications
http://cardiovascres.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2014/01/31/cvr.cvu003.full.pdf+html
PMID: 24413773

2. Aneni EC, Roberson LL, Maziak W, Agatston AS, Feldman T, Rouseff M, Tran TH, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah MH, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. A systematic review of internet-based worksite wellness approaches for cardiovascular disease risk management: outcomes, challenges & opportunities. PLoS One. 2014;9(1):e83594.
Key words: wellness, workplace wellness, prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24421894

3. Bittencourt MS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Budoff M, Vargas JD, Blumenthal RS, Agatston AS, Nasir K. Polypill therapy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular events-implications for the use of preventive pharmacotherapy: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Feb 11;63(5):434-43.
Key words: polypill, coronary artery calcium, prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24161320

4. Blaha MJ*/Pandey AK*, Sharma K, Rivera J, Budoff MJ, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah M, Wong ND, Shaw L, Carr J, O'Leary D, Lima JA, Szklo M, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Family history of coronary heart disease and the incidence and progression of coronary artery calcification: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2014 Feb;232(2):369-76.
Key words: family history, atherosclerosis, progression, coronary artery calcium
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24468150

5. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Blaha MJ, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton HJ, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER 3rd, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Pandey DK, Paynter NP, Reeves MJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong ND, Woo D, Turner MB; American Heart Association Statistics Committee and Stroke Statistics Subcommittee. Executive summary: heart disease and stroke statistics--2014 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Jan 21;129(3):399-410.
Key words: AHA Scientific Statements, cardiovascular diseases, epidemiology, risk factors, statistics, stroke
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24446411

6. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Agatston A, Rivera JJ, Virani SS, Ouyang P, Jones SR, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Dyslipidemia, coronary artery calcium, and incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: implications for statin therapy from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2014 Jan 7;129(1):77-86.
Key words: lipids, cholesterol, coronary artery calcium, risk prediction, prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24141324

7. Minder CM, Shaya GE, Michos ED, Keenan TE, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Carvalho JA, Conceição RD, Santos RD, Blaha MJ. Relation between self-reported physical activity level, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;113(4):637-43.
Key words: physical fitness, physical activity, cardiometabolic risk
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24360775

8. Mukherjee M, Abraham TP. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. BMJ Best Practice. December 2013.
Key words: hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, echocardiography
https://online.epocrates.com/u/2911409/Hypertrophic+cardiomyopathy/Summary/Highlights
No PMID available

9. Oni ET, Sinha P, Karim A, Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Agatston AS, Blumenthal RS, Meneghelo RS, Conceiçao RD, Santos RD, Nasir K. Statin use is not associated with presence of and severity of nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease. Arch Med Res. 2014 Jan;45(1):52-7.
Key words: statins, fatty liver disease, side effects
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24333254

10. Roberson LL, Aneni EC, Maziak W, Agatston A, Feldman T, Rouseff M, Tran T, Blaha MJ, Santos RD, Sposito A, Al-Mallah MH, Blankstein R, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Beyond BMI: The "Metabolically healthy obese" phenotype & its association with clinical/subclinical cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality -- a systematic review. BMC Public Health. 2014 Jan 8;14:14.
Key words: obesity, metabolically obese, atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24400816

11. Seo K, Rainer PP, Lee DI, Hao S, Bedja D, Birnbaumer L, Cingolani OH, Kass DA. Hyperactive adverse mechanical-stress responses in dystrophic heart are coupled to TRPC6 and blocked by cGMP-PKG modulation. Circ Res. 2014 Feb 28;114(5):823-32.
Key words: Duchenne muscular dystrophy cardiomyopathy, TRPC channels, cell physiology, mechanotransduction, muscle contraction, protein kinase G
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24449818

12. Seo K, Rainer PP, Shalkey Hahn V, Lee DI, Jo SH, Andersen A, Liu T, Xu X, Willette RN, Lepore JJ, Marino JP Jr, Birnbaumer L, Schnackenberg CG, Kass DA. Combined TRPC3 and TRPC6 blockade by selective small-molecule or genetic deletion inhibits pathological cardiac hypertrophy. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2014 Jan 28;111(4):1551-6. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1308963111.
Key words: ion channels, calcium, nuclear factor of activated T cells, myocardial, Gq-coupled protein receptors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24453217

13. Shaharyar S, Warraich H, McEvoy JW, Oni E, Ali SS, Karim A, Jamal O, Blaha MJ, Blumenthal RS, Fialkow J, Cury R, Budoff MJ, Agatston AA, Nasir K. Subclinical cardiovascular disease in plaque psoriasis: Association or causal link? Atherosclerosis. 2014 Jan;232(1):72-8.
Key words: psoriasis, atherosclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24401219

14. Varadhan R, Yao W, Matteini A, Beamer B, Xue Q, Yang H, Manwani B, Reiner A, Jenny N, Parekh N, Fallin M, Newman A, Bandeen-Roche K, Tracy R, Ferrucci L, Walston J., 2014, Simple biologically informed inflammatory index of two serum cytokines predicts 10 year all-cause mortality in older adults: J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2014 Feb;69(2):165-73.
Key words: Inflammation, Cytokine, Mortality, Aging
http://biomedgerontology.oxfordjournals.org/content/69A/2/165.long
PMID: 23689826

15. Whelton SP, Narla V, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Jenny NS, Al-Mallah MH, Michos ED. Association between resting heart rate and inflammatory biomarkers (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and fibrinogen) (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Feb 15;113:644-9.
Key words: heart rate, inflammation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24393259

1. Berger ZD, Joy SM, Hutfless S, Bridges JF. Can public reporting impact patient outcomes and disparities? A systematic review. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 Dec;93(3):480-7.
Key words: Disparities, public reporting, systematic reviews
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23579038

2. Carter-Monroe N, Dagher NN, Desai NM, Lonze BE, Magro CM, Montgomery RA, Nazarian SM, Orandi BJ, Segev DL, Singer AL, Streiff MB, Zachary AA. Eculizumab prevents recurrent antiphospholipid anibody syndrome and enables successful renal transplantation. AM J Transplant. 2014 Feb;14(2):459-65.
Key words Antibodies, coagulation, complement regulation, kidney transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24400968

3. de Oliveira Otto MC, Wu JH, Baylin A, Vaidya D, Rich SS, Tsai MY, Jacobs DR, Mozaffarian D. Circulating and dietary omega-3 and omega-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and incidence of CVD in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Journal of the American Heart Association. 2013 Dec 18;2(6):e000506.
Key words: Cardiovascular disease prevention, cardiovascular risk factors, diet, fatty acids
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24351702

4. Gerold KB, Greenough WB III, Yasar S. Rice-based electrolyte drinks more effective than water in replacing sweat losses during hot weather training and operations. Journal of Special Operations Medicine. 2013 Winter:13(4):12-14.
Key words: heat-related illness, dehydration, oral rehydration, water
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24227556

5. Juraschek SP, Selvin E, Miller ER, Brancati FL, Young JH. Plasma lactate and diabetes risk in 8045 participants of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Annals of Epidemiology. 2013 Dec;23(12):791-796.e4.
Key words: ARIC, cohort, diabetes risk, lactate
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24176820

6. Kirk JA, Holewinski RJ, Kooij V, Agnetti G, Tunin RS, Witayavanitkul N, de Tombe PP, Gao WD, Van Eyk J, Kass DA. Cardiac resynchronization sensitizes the sarcomere to calcium by reactivating GSK-3?. J Clin Invest. 2013 Dec 2. doi:pii: 69253. 10.1172/JCI69253. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: heart failure, sarcomere, cardiac resynchronization, glycogen synthase kinase 3-beta, calcium sensitivity
http://www.jci.org/articles/view/69253
PubMed PMID: 24292707

7. Maruthur NM, Ma Y, Delahanty LM, Nelson JA, Aroda V, White NH, Marrero D, Brancati FL, Clark JM; Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. Early response to preventive strategies in the Diabetes Prevention Program. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Dec;28(12):1629-36.
Key words: Diabetes prevention, diabetes risk, type 2 diabetes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23860722

8. Menez S, Cheskin L, Geller G. Perspectives on obesity and its treatment: health care providers and the general public in rural West Virginia and urban Baltimore. Health Education and Behavior. 2013 Dec;40(6):663-72.
Key words: Chronic disease management, community health promotion, nutrition, obesity, patient education
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23341478

9. Miskulin DC, Zhou J, Tangri N, Bandeen-Roche K, Cook C, Ephraim PL, Crews DC, Scialla JJ, Sozio SM, Shafi T, Jaar BG, Boulware LE; DEcIDE Network Patient Outcomes in End Stage Renal Disease Study Investigators. Trends in anemia management in US hemodialysis patients 2004-2010. BMC Nephrol. 2013 Dec 1;14(1):264.
Key words: Anemia, erythropoietin stimulating agents, hemodialysis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24289058

10. Paradis E, Leslie M, Gropper MA, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Reeves S. Interprofessional care in intensive care settings and the factors that impact it: results from a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Journal of Critical Care. 2013 Dec;28(6):1062-7.
Key words: Acute care, ethnographic research, interprofessional relations, patient safety, quality of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23890936

11. Parsa A, Kao WH, Xie D, Astor BC, Li M, Hsu CY, Feldman HI, Parekh RS, Kusek JW, Greene TH, Fink JC, Anderson AH, Choi MJ, Wright JT Jr, Lash JP, Freedman BI, Ojo A, Winkler CA, Raj DS, Kopp JB, He J, Jensvold NG, Tao K, Lipkowitz MS, Appel LJ; AASK Study Investigators; CRIC Study Investigators. APOL1 risk variants, race, and progression of chronic kidney disease. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013 Dec 5;369(23):2183-96. PMID: 24206458.
Key words: Chronic kidney disease, disparities, genetic disorders
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24206458

12. Sadasivam RS, Hogan TP, Volkman JE, Smith BM, Coley HL, Williams JH, Delaughter K, Ray MN, Gilbert GH, Ford DE, Allison JJ, Houston TK; National Dental PBRN and QUITPRIMO Collaborative Groups. Implementing point of care "e-referrals" in 137 clinics to increase access to a quit smoking internet system: the Quit-Primo and National Dental PBRN HI-QUIT Studies. Translational Behavioral Medicine. 2013 Dec;3(4):370-8.
Key words: Dental practice public health informatics, general practice, health services research, online behavior change systems, smoking cessation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24294325

13. Snyder CF, Blackford AL, Okuyama T, Akechi T, Yamashita H, Toyama T, Carducci MA, Wu AW. Using the EORTC-QLQ-C30 in clinical practice for patient management: identifying scores requiring a clinician's attention. Quality of Life Research. 2013 Dec;22(10):2685-91.
Key words: EORTC-QLQ-C30, patient-reported outcomes, clinical practice, cancer
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23532341

14. Vaidya D, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fishman EK, Becker DM, Becker LC. The association of brachial artery diameter with noncalcified coronary plaque burden in apparently healthy individuals. Coronary Artery Disease. 2013 Dec;24(8):657-62.
Key words: Brachial artery, computed tomographic angiography, remodeling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24077324

1. Bradbury BD, Hart JM, Kim D, Leffell MS, Peterson J, Rossert J, Vega RM, Zachary AA. Red blood cell transfusions and the risk of allosenitization in patients awaiting primary kidney transplantation. Transplantation. 2013 Dec [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Transfusion, Sensitization, HLA antibody, Calculated panel-Reactive antibody, Kidney Transplantation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24300013
PMID: 24300013

2. Flickinger TE, Rose G, Wilson IB, Wolfe H, Saha S, Korthuis PT, Massa M, Berry S, Laws MB, Sharp V, Moore RD, Beach MC. Motivational interviewing by HIV care providers is associated with patient intentions to reduce unsafe sexual behavior. Patient Education and Counseling. 2013 Oct;93(1):122-9.
Key words: Counseling, HIV/AIDS, motivational interviewing, physicians, sexual risk reduction
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23647982

3. Gudzune K, Hutfless S, Maruthur N, Wilson R, Segal J. Strategies to prevent weight gain in workplace and college settings: A systematic review. Preventive Medicine. 2013 Oct;57(4):268-77.
Key words: Primary prevention, obesity, workplace, student health services, review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23523689

4. Haider AH, Hashmi ZG, Zafar SN, Hui X, Schneider EB, Efron DT, Haut ER, Cooper LA, Mackenzie EJ, Cornwell EE 3rd. Minority trauma patients tend to cluster at trauma centers with worse-than-expected mortality: can this phenomenon help explain racial disparities in trauma outcomes? Annals of Surgery. 2013 Oct;258(4):572-81. PMID: 23979271.
Key words: Benchmarking, disparities, outcomes, quality, trauma
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23979271

5. Hoyer EH, Needham DM, Miller J, Deutschendorf A, Friedman M, Brotman DJ. Functional status impairment is associated with unplanned readmissions. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. 2013 Oct;94(10):1951-8.
Key words: Comprehensive Integrated Inpatient Rehabilitation Program, patient readmission, rehabilitation, length of stay, severity of illness
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23810355

6. Illangasekare S, Burke J, Chander G, Gielen A. The syndemic effects of intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, and substance abuse on depression among low-income urban women. Journal of Urban Health. 2013 Oct;90(5):934-947.
Key words: Intimate partner violence, HIV/AIDS, substance use, mental health, syndemics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23529665

7. Keenan TE, Yu A, Cooper LA, Appel LJ, Guallar E, Gennusa JV 3rd, Dickerson FB, Crum RM, Anderson CA, Campbell LM, Young DR, Daumit GL. Racial patterns of cardiovascular disease risk factors in serious mental illness and the overall U.S. population. Schizophrenia Research. 2013 Oct;150(1):211-6.
Key words: Cardiovascular disease risk factors, diabetes, hypertension, obesity, racial disparities, serious mental illness
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23916188

8. La Flair LN, Reboussin BA, Storr CL, Letourneau E, Green KM, Mojtabai R, Pacek LR, Alvanzo AA, Cullen B, Crum RM. Childhood abuse and neglect and transitions in stages of alcohol involvement among women: A latent transition analysis approach. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 2013 Oct 1;132(3):491-8.
Key words: Alcohol abuse, childhood abuse and neglect, latent transition analysis, NESARC, women and alcohol
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23639389

9. Liu SH, Lazo M, Koteish A, Kao WH, Shih MH, Bonekamp S, Hernaez R, Clark JM. Oral contraceptive pill use is associated with reduced odds of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in menstruating women: results from NHANES III. Journal of Gastroenterology. 2013 Oct;48(10):1151-9.
Key words: Adiposity, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, obesity, oral contraceptive pill, sex hormone
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23188092

10. Lucas GM, Jing Y, Sulkowski M, Abraham AG, Estrella MM, Atta MG, Fine DM, Klein MB, Silverberg MJ, Gill MJ, Moore RD, Gebo KA, Sterling TR, Butt AA; NA-ACCORD of the IeDEA. Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individuals. Journal of Infectious Diseases. 2013 Oct;208(8):1240-9.
Key words: HIV, chronic kidney disease, glomerular filtration rate, hepatitis C RNA, injection drug use
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23904290

11. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Elshazly MB, Toth PP, Kwiterovich PO, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR. Comparison of a novel method vs the Friedewald equation for estimating low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels from the standard lipid profile. JAMA. 2013 Nov 20;310(19):2061-8.
Key words: lipids, cholesterol, measurement
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24240933

12. Mukherjee M, Mehta NK, Connolly JJ, Dusaj RS, Choi BG, Katz RJ, Lewis JF. Pulmonary hypertension in hypertensive patients: association with diastolic dysfunction and increased pulmonary vascular resistance. Echocardiol 2013 Nov 7. doi: 10.1111/echo.12393. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: diastolic dysfunction, echocardiography, elderly, hypertension, pulmonary hypertension
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24199601

13. Ratchford E. International ABI awareness as the next step in the PAD campaign. Vasc Med. 2013 Dec;18(6):366-7.
Key words: peripheral artery disease; vascular disease; ankle-brachial index
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24292640

14. Sivakumaran V, Stanley BA, Tocchetti CG, Ballin JD, Caceres V, Zhou L, Keceli G, Rainer PP, Lee DI, Huke S, Ziolo MT, Kranias EG, Toscano JP, Wilson GM , O'Rourke B, Kass DA, Mahaney JE, Paolocci N. HNO enhances SERCA2a activity and cardiomyocyte function by promoting redox-dependent phospholamban oligomerization. Antioxid Redox Signal. 2013 Oct 10;19(11):1185-97
Key words: Nitroxyl (HNO); SERCA2a; phospholamban; cardiac contractility/relaxation; cysteines
http://online.liebertpub.com/doi/pdf/10.1089/ars.2012.5057
PMID:23919584

15. Swiger KJ, Manalac RJ, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ, Martin SS. Statins and Cognition: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Short- and Long-term Cognitive Effects. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Nov;88(11):1213-21.
Key words: statins, side effects, dementia, memory
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24095248

1. Alchkar N, Arend LJ, Bagnasco SM, Carter-Monroe N, Kraus ES, Lonze BE, Montgomery RA, Nazarian SM, Racusen LC, Zachary AA. Time course of pathologic changes in kidney allografts of positive crossmatch HLA-incompatible transplant recipients. Transplantation. 2013 Oct 29. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: kidney, transplant, rejection, glomerulopathy, antibody-mediated rejection
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24173106

2. Block L, Wu AW, Feldman L, Yeh HC, Desai SV. Residency schedule, burnout and patient care among first-year residents. Postgraduate Medical Journal. 2013 Sep;89(1055):495-500.
Key words: Internal medicine, medical education & training
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23852828

3. Cullen BA, McGinty EE, Zhang Y, Dosreis SC, Steinwachs DM, Guallar E, Daumit GL. Guideline-concordant antipsychotic use and mortality in schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2013 Sep;39(5):1159-68.
Key words: Antipsychotic continuity, mortality, schizophrenia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23112292

4. Fitzpatrick SL, Jeffery R, Johnson KC, Roche CC, Van Dorsten B, Gee M, Johnson RA, Charleston J, Dotson K, Walkup MP, Hill-Briggs F, Brancati FL; The Look AHEAD Research Group [also includes Clark JM]. Baseline predictors of missed visits in the Look AHEAD Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Sep 2. [Epub ahead of print].
Key words: Behavioral trial, obesity, randomized clinical trials, retention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23996977

5. Gallant JE, Mehta SH, Sugarman J. Universal antiretroviral therapy for HIV infection: should US treatment guidelines be applied to resource-limited settings? Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013 Sep;57(6):884-7.
Key words: HIV, antiretroviral therapy, ethics, guidelines, resource-limited settings
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23759345

6. Gudzune KA, Huizinga MM, Chang HY, Asamoah V, Gadgil M, Clark JM. Screening and diagnosis of micronutrient deficiencies before and after bariatric surgery. Obesity Surgery. 2013 Oct;23(10):1581-9.
Key words: Bariatric surgery, vitamin D deficiency, vitamin B12 deficiency, Folate deficiency, iron deficiency
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23515975

7. Hansen KD, Sabunciyan S, Langmead B, Nagy N, Curley R, Klein G, Klein E, Salamon D, Feinberg AP. Large-scale hypomethylated blocks associated with Epstein-Barr virus-induced B-cell immortalization. Genome Res. 2013 Sep 25. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: hypomethylated blocks, Epstein-barr virus
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24068705

8. Jonassaint CR, Haywood C Jr, Korthuis PT, Cooper LA, Saha S, Sharp V, Cohn J, Moore RD, Beach MC. The impact of depressive symptoms on patient-provider communication in HIV care. AIDS Care. 2013 Sep;25(9):1185-92.
Key words: Depression, communication, quality of health care, patient satisfaction, HIV
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23320529

9. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Blankstein R, Agatston AS, Rivera JJ, Virani SS, Ouyang P, Jones SR, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Dyslipidemia, coronary artery calcium, and incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: implications for statin therapy from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2013 Oct 20. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: dyslipidemia, coronary artery calcium, cardiovascular disease, statins
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24141324

10. Martin SS, Blaha MJ, Toth PP, Joshi PH, McEvoy JW, Ahmed HM, Elshazly MB, Swiger KJ, Michos ED, Kwiterovich PO, Kulkarni KR, Chimera J, Cannon CP, Blumenthal RS, Jones SR. Very large database of lipids: rationale and design. Clin Cardiol. 2013 Oct 1. doi: 10.1002/clc.22214. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: lipids, cholesterol, database
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24122913

11. Maruthur NM. The growing prevalence of type 2 diabetes: increased incidence or improved survival? Current Diabetes Reports. 2013 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Type 2 diabetes, incidence, prevalence, survival , risk factors
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24072478

12. Okelo SO, Butz AM, Sharma R, Diette GB, Pitts SI, King TM, Linn ST, Reuben M, Chelladurai Y, Robinson KA. Interventions to modify health care provider adherence to asthma guidelines: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2013 Sep;132(3):517-34.
Key words: Asthma, guidelines, systematic review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23979092

13. Scott VK, Hashmi ZG, Schneider EB, Hui X, Efron DT, Cornwell EE 3rd, Cooper LA, Haider AH. Counting the lives lost: how many black trauma deaths are attributable to disparities? Journal of Surgical Research. 2013 Sep;184(1):480-7.
Key words: Disparities, mortality, trauma outcomes
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23827793

14. Swiger KJ, Manalac RJ, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ, Martin SS. Statins and cognition: a systematic review and meta-analysis of short- and long-term cognitive effects. Mayo Clin Proc. 2013 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: statins, cognition, dementia
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24095248

15. Vaidya D, Kral BG, Yanek LR, Moy TF, Fishman EK, Becker DM, Becker LC. The association of brachial artery diameter with noncalcified coronary plaque burden in apparently healthy individuals. Coronary Artery Disease. 2013 Sep 26. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Brachial artery, computed tomographic angiography, remodeling
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24077324

1. Bennett WL, Gudzune KA, Appel LJ, Clark JM. Insights from the POWER practice-based weight loss trial: a focus group study on the PCP's role in weight management. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 Sep 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Qualitative research, obesity, primary care provider
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24002616

2. Guduru A, Lansdown J, Chernichenko D, Berger R, Tereshchenko L. Longitudinal changes in intracardiac repolarization lability in patients with implantable cardioverter-defibrillator. Frontiers in Physiology. 2013 Aug 12; 4:208 . doi: 10.3389/fphys. 2013.00208.
Key words: QT variability index, intracardiac electrograms, longitudinal analysis, repolarization lability, ventricular tachyarrhythmia
http://www-ncbi-nlm-nih-gov.ezproxy.welch.jhmi.edu/pubmed/23964242
PMID: 23964242

3. Iyer HS, Jackson AM, Montgomery RA. Zachary AA. Transplanting the highly sensitized patient: trials and tribulations. Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens. 2013 Nov;22:681-688
Key words: complement inhibition, desensitization, donor-specific antibodies, kidney-paired donation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24076558

4. Ladd-Acosta C, Hansen KD, Briem E, Fallin MD, Kaufmann WE, Feinberg AP. Common DNA methylation alterations in multiple brain regions in autism. Mol Psychiatry. 2013 Sep 3.
Key words: autism, dna methylation, epigenetics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23999529

5. Leffell MS, Racusen LC. C1-q-binding antibodies in kidney transplantation.
N Engl J Med. 2013 Sep 26;369:1266-7.
Key words: kidney transplantation, C1-q-binding antibodies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24066749

6. Matsushita K, Williams EK, Mongraw-Chaffin ML, Coresh J, Schmidt MI, Brancati FL, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Young JH. The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: The ARIC study. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Aug 1;178(3):401-9.
Key words: Cardiovascular disease, epidemiology, heart failure, oxidative capacity, plasma lactate
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23817916

7. Murthy S, Rizzi P, Mewton N, Strauss D, Liu CY, Volpe G, Marchlinski F, Spooner P, Berger R, Kellman P, Lima JAC, Tereshchenko LG. Number of P-Wave fragmentations on P-SAECG correlates with infiltrated atrial fat. Annals of Noninvasive Electrocardiology. 2013, doi: 10.1111/anec.12084 Article first published online: 9 Sept 2013.
Key words: atrial fibrillation; P-SAECG; cardiac magnetic resonance; infiltrated atrial fat
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/anec.12084/abstract
no PMID available

8. Philogene MC, Zachary AA. Assessing immunologic risk factors in transplantation. Expert Rev Clin Immunol. 2013 August;9:773-9.
Key words: anamnestic response, antibody-mediated rejection, chronic rejection, DSA graft survival
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23971755

9. Purnell TS, Powe NR, Troll MU, Wang NY, Haywood C Jr, Laveist TA, Boulware LE. Measuring and explaining racial and ethnic differences in willingness to donate live kidneys in the United States. Clinical Transplantation. 2013 Sep;27(5):673-83.
Key words: Live donor kidney transplantation, live kidney donation, minority donation, racial-ethnic disparities, willingness to donate live kidneys
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23902226

10. Sabater-Lleal M, Huang J, Chasman DI, Becker DM, et al. Multi-ethnic meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies in over 100,000 subjects identifies 23 fibrinogen-associated loci but no strong evidence of a causal association between circulating fibrinogen and cardiovascular disease. Circulation. 2013 Sep 17;128(12):1310-24.
Key words: Cardiovascular diseases, fibrinogen, gene expression, genome-wide association study
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23969696

11. Snyder CF, Jensen RE, Segal JB, Wu AW. Patient-reported outcomes (PROs): putting the patient perspective in patient-centered outcomes research. Medical Care. 2013 Aug;51(8 Suppl 3):S73-9.
Key words: Patient-reported outcomes, patient-centered outcomes research, electronic data methods
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23774513

12. Tam LM, Kim J, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Al-Mallah MH, Blaha MJ. Absolute coronary artery calcium score is the best predictor of non-calcified plaque involvement in patients with low calcium scores (1-100). Atherosclerosis. 2013 Sept;230(1):76-9.
Key words: coronary artery calcium, atherosclerosis, imaging
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23958256

13. Whelton SP, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah MH, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hundley WG, Polak JF, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. Association of resting heart rate with carotid and aortic arterial stiffness: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Hypertension. 2013 Sept;62(3):477-84.
Key words: heart rate, vascular stiffness, arteriosclerosis, imaging
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23836802

14. Yarborough M, Edwards K, Espinoza P, Geller G, Sarwal A, Sharp R, Spicer P. Relationships hold the key to trustworthy and productive translational science: recommendations for expanding community engagement in biomedical research. Clinical and Translational Science. 2013 Aug;6(4):310-3.
Key words: Ethics, translational research
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23919367

1. Ahmed HM, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Jones SR, Rivera JJ, Agatston A, Blankstein R, Wong ND, Lakoski S, Budoff MJ, Burke GL, Sibley CT, Ouyang P, Blumenthal RS. Low-Risk Lifestyle, Coronary Calcium, Cardiovascular Events, and Mortality: Results From MESA. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Jul 1;178(1):12-21.
Key words: healthy lifestyle, exercise, smoking, diet, obesity
http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/content/178/1/12.full.pdf+html
PMID:23733562

2. Bekelman JE, Suneja G, Guzzo T, Pollack CE, Armstrong K, Epstein AJ. Effect of practice integration between urologists and radiation oncologists on prostate cancer treatment patterns. J Urology. 2013 Jul;190(1):97-101.
Key words: Prostate, prostatic neoplasms, physician's practice patterns, radiotherapy, intensity-modulated, delivery of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23399652

3. Bleich SN, Segal J, Wu Y, Wilson R, Wang Y. Systematic review of community-based childhood obesity prevention studies. Pediatrics. 2013 Jul;132(1):e201-10. Epub 2013 Jun 10. PMID: 23753099; PMCID: PMC3691541.
Key words: Childhood obesity, community-based, prevention
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23753099

4. Brewer LC, Carson KA, Williams DR, Allen A, Jones CP, Cooper LA. Association of race consciousness with the patient-physician relationship, medication adherence, and blood pressure in urban primary care patients. American Journal of Hypertension. 2013 Jul 17. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Adherence, blood pressure discrimination, disparities, hypertension, perceived quality of care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23864583

5. Flickinger TE, Saha S, Moore RD, Beach MC. Higher quality communication and relationships are associated with improved patient engagement in HIV care. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2013 Jul 1;63(3):362-6. PMID: 23591637.
Key words: HIV/AIDS, retention, engagement, communication, patient-provider relationship
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23591637

6. Lazo M, Hernaez R, Eberhardt MS, Bonekamp S, Kamel I, Guallar E, Koteish A, Brancati FL, Clark JM. Prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Jul 1;178(1):38-45. Epub 2013 May 23. PMID: 23703888; PMCID: PMC3698993.
Key words: ethnic variation, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, population surveys, prevalence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23703888

7. Paradis E, Leslie M, Gropper MA, Aboumatar HJ, Kitto S, Phd SR. Interprofessional care in intensive care settings and the factors that impact it: Results from a scoping review of ethnographic studies. Journal of Critical Care. 2013 Jul 24. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Acute care, interprofessional relations, ethnographic research, patient safety, quality of health care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23890936

8. Selvaraj SA, Chairez E, Wilson LM, Lazarev M, Bass EB, Hutfless S. Use of case reports and the Adverse Event Reporting System in systematic reviews: overcoming barriers to assess the link between Crohn's disease medications and hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma. Systematic Reviews. 2013 Jul 5;2:53. PMID: 23826928; PMCID: PMC3710465.
Key words: Crohn's disease, hepatosplenic T-cell lymphoma, causality assessment, adverse event reporting, case reports
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23826928

9. Sugarman J, Mayer KH. Ethics and pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV Infection. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 2013 Jul;63 Suppl 2:S135-9. PMID: 23764625.
Key words: re-exposure prophylaxis, HIV prevention, ethics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23764625

10. Tedford RJ, Mudd JO, Girgis RE, Mathai SC, Zaiman AL, Housten-Harris T, Boyce D, Kelemen BW, Bacher AC, Shah AA, Hummers LK, Wigley FM, Russell SD, Saggar R, Saggar R, Maughan WL, Hassoun PM, Kass DA. Right Ventricular Dysfunction in Systemic Sclerosis-Associated Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension. Circ Heart Fail. 2013;6:5 936-943.
Key words: pulmonary hypertension, systemic sclerosis, right ventricular function, pressure-volume, vascular capacitance
http://circheartfailure.ahajournals.org/content/6/5/953.full
PMID: 23797369

11. Whelton SP, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah MH, Lima JA, Bluemke DA, Hundley WG, Polak JF, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K, Blaha MJ. Association of resting heart rate with carotid and aortic arterial stiffness: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis. Hypertension. 2013 Sep;62(3):477-84.
Key words: arterial stiffness, heart rate
http://hyper.ahajournals.org/content/early/2013/07/08/
HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01605.full.pdf

12. Wingo BC, Desmond RA, Brantley P, Appel L, Svetkey L, Stevens VJ, Ard JD. Self-efficacy as a Predictor of Weight Change and Behavior Change in the PREMIER Trial. Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 2013 Jul-Aug;45(4):314-21. Epub 2013 Feb 20. PMID: 23433966.
Key words: Obesity, behavior change, self-efficacy, dietary intake, physical activity
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23433966

13. Wojczynski MK, Li M, Bielak LF, Kerr KF, Reiner AP, Wong ND, Yanek LR, Qu L, White CC, Lange LA, Ferguson JF, He J, Young T, Mosley TH, Smith JA, Kral BG, Guo X, Wong Q, Ganesh SK, Heckbert SR, Griswold ME, O Leary DH, Budoff M, Carr JJ, Taylor HA Jr, Bluemke DA, Demissie S, Hwang SJ, Paltoo DN, Polak JF, Psaty BM, Becker DM, Province MA, Post WS, O Donnell CJ, Wilson JG, Harris TB, Kavousi M, Cupples LA, Rotter JI, Fornage M, Becker LC, Peyser PA, Borecki IB, Reilly MP. Genetics of coronary artery calcification among African Americans, a meta-analysis. BMC Medical Genetics. 2013 Jul 19;14(1):75. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23870195.
Key words: Atherosclerosis, coronary artery calcium, genetics, meta-analysis; African-American
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23870195

14. Yousuf O, Mohanty BD, Martin SS, Joshi PH, Blaha MJ, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ. High-sensitivity C-reactive protein and cardiovascular disease: a resolute belief or an elusive link? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jul 30;62(5):397-408.
Key words: C-reactive protein, risk prediction, coronary artery disease
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S073510971302086X#
PMID:23727085

1. Alessandrino EP, Borst E, Brand R, Canossi A, Dolstra H, Eliaou JF, Enczmann J, Gervais T, Goulmy E, Hendriks M, Kalayoglu S, Kim YH, Kircher B, Laurin D, Leffell MS, Loiseau P, Markiewicz M, Martinetti M, Oguz F, Oudshoorn M, Partanen J, Pereira N, Santarone S, Sergeant R, Siekiera U, Spierings E, Thompson J, Turpeinen H. Multicenter analyses demonstrate significant clinical effects of minor histocompatibility antigens on GVHD and GvL after HLA-matched related and unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Jun 10. pii: S1083-8791(13)00235-8.
doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.06.001
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23756210
PMID:23756210

2. Amer M, Qayyum R. Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality. American Journal of Medicine. 2013 Jun;126(6):509-14.
Key words: All-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease mortality, NHANES, 25(OH)D, Vitamin D
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23601272

3. Badders JL, Jackson AM, Lucas DP. A flow cytometric crossmatch test using endothelial precursor cells isolated from peripheral blood. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1034:319-29. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-493-7_18.
Key words: Endothelial cell, Non-HLA antibodies, Transplantation, Flow Cytometric crossmatch, Alloantibodies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23775746

4. Bedra M, McNabney M, Stiassny D, Nicholas J, Finkelstein J. Defining patient-centered characteristics of a telerehabilitation system for patients with COPD. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;190:24-6.
Key words: telemedicine, rehabilitation, clinical informatics, COPD
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23823363

5. Foster DB, Liu T, Rucker J, O'Meally B2, Hitt L, Cole RN, and O'Rourke B. The cardiac acetyl-lysine proteome. PLoS One. 2013; July 2;8(7):e67513.
Key words: acetylation, heart, proteomics, mass spectrometry, post-translational modification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844019

6. Gallant JE, Mehta SH, Sugarman J. Universal antiretroviral therapy for HIV Infection: should U.S. treatment guidelines be applied to resource-limited settings? Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013 Jun 11. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: HIV, antiretroviral therapy, ethics guidelines, resource-limited settings
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23759345

7. Hutton HE, McCaul ME, Chander G, Jenckes MW, Nollen C, Sharp VL, Erbelding EJ. Alcohol use, anal sex, and other risky sexual behaviors among HIV-infected women and men. AIDS and Behavior. 2013 Jun;17(5):1694-704.
Key words: Sexual risk behavior, anal insertive sex, vaginal sex, receptive anal sex, multiple sex partners
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22566077

8. James CA, Bhonsale A, Tichnell C, Murray B, Russell S, Tandri H, Tedford RJ, Judge DP, Calkins H. Exercise increases age-related penetrance and arrhythmic risk in arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy associated desmosomal mutation carriers. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013 Jul 3. pii: S0735-1097(13)02599-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.06.033. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy, exercise, penetrance
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0735109713025990#
PMID: 23871885

9. Juraschek SP, Kovell LC, Miller ER 3rd, Gelber AC. Association of kidney disease with prevalent gout in the United States in 1988-1994 and 2007-2010. Seminars in Arthritis and Rheumatism. 2013 Jun;42(6):551-61. PMID: 23312548.
Key words: Gout, chronic kidney disease, glomerular filtration rate, albuminuria, NHANES
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23312548

10. Kim JM, Lin SY, Suarez-Cuervo C, Chelladurai Y, Ramanathan M, Segal JB, Erekosima N. Allergen-specific immunotherapy for pediatric asthma and rhinoconjunctivitis: a systematic review. Pediatrics. 2013 Jun;131(6):1155-67. PMID: 23650298.
Key words: allergen-specific immunotherapy, asthma, pediatric, rhinoconjunctivitis, systematic review
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23650298

11. Liu X, Bishop J, Shan Y, Pai S, Liu D, Murugan AK, Sun H, El-Naggar AK, Xing M. Highly prevalent TERT promoter mutations in aggressive thyroid cancers. Endocr Relat Cancer. 2013 Jul 12;20(4):603-610.
Key words: TERT promoter mutation, thyroid cancer, telomerase, molecular marker, therapeutic target
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23766237

12. Luft VC, Schmidt MI, Pankow JS, Couper D, Ballantyne CM, Young JH, Duncan BB. Chronic inflammation role in the obesity-diabetes association: a case-cohort study. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome. 2013 Jun 27;5(1):31. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: Diabetes, obesity, inflammation, adipokines, epidemiologic studies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23806173

13. Marine JE, Shetty V, Chow GV, Wright J, Gerstenblith G, Najjar SS, Lakatta EG, Fleg JL. Prevalence and prognostic significance of exercise-induced non-sustained ventricular tachycardia in asymptomatic volunteers: The Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging. J Am Coll Cardiol 2013; Jun 6. doi:pii: S0735-1097(13)02167-0. 10.1016/j.jacc.2013.05.026. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: ventricular tachycardia, prognosis, aging
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23747767

14. Wirtz AL, Glass N, Pham K, Aberra A, Rubenstein LL, Singh S, Vu A. Development of a screening tool to identify female survivors of gender-based violence in a humanitarian setting: qualitative evidence from research among refugees in Ethiopia. Conflict and Health. 2013 Jun 12;7(1):13. PMID: 23758886.
Key words: Refugee, displacement, conflict, gender-based violence, sexual violence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23758886

15. Yanik EL, Napravnik S, Cole SR, Achenbach CJ, Gopal S, Olshan A, Dittmer DP, Kitahata MM, Mugavero MJ, Saag M, Moore RD, Mayer K, Mathews WC, Hunt PW, Rodriguez B, Eron JJ. Incidence and timing of cancer in HIV-infected individuals following initiation of combination antiretroviral therapy. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2013 Jun 4. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: HIV-associated malignancies, AIDS-defining cancer, non-AIDS-defining cancer, combination antiretroviral therapy
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23735330

1. Alessandrino EP, Borst E, Brand R, Canossi A, Dolstra H, Eliaou JF, Enczmann J, Gervais T, Goulmy E, Hendriks M, Kalayoglu S, Kim YH, Kircher B, Laurin D, Leffell MS, Loiseau P, Markiewicz M, Martinetti M, Oguz F, Oudshoorn M, Partanen J, Pereira N, Santarone S, Sergeant R, Siekiera U, Spierings E, Thompson J, Turpeinen H. Multicenter analyses demonstrate significant clinical effects of minor histocompatibility antigens on GVHD and GvL after HLA-matched related and unrelated hematopoietic stem cell transplantation. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2013 Jun 10. pii: S1083-8791(13)00235-8.
doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2013.06.001. [Epub ahead of print]
Key words: histocompatibility, stem cell transplantation, HLA
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23756210

2. Amer M, Qayyum R. Relationship between 25-hydroxyvitamin D and all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality. American Journal of Medicine. 2013 Jun;126(6):509-14. PMID: 23601272.
Key words: All-cause mortality, cardiovascular disease mortality, NHANES, 25(OH)D, Vitamin D
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23601272

3. Badders JL, Jackson AM, Lucas DP. A flow cytometric crossmatch test using endothelial precursor cells isolated from peripheral blood. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1034:319-29. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-493-7_18.
Key words: Endothelial cell, Non-HLA antibodies, Transplantation, Flow Cytometric crossmatch, Alloantibodies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23775746

4. Bedra M, McNabney M, Stiassny D, Nicholas J, Finkelstein J. Defining patient-centered characteristics of a telerehabilitation system for patients with COPD. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;190:24-6.
Key words: telemedicine, rehabilitation, clinical informatics, COPD
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23823363

5. Foster DB, Liu T, Rucker J, O'Meally B2, Hitt L, Cole RN, and O'Rourke B. The cardiac acetyl-lysine proteome. PLoS One. 2013; July 2;8(7):e67513.
Key words: acetylation, heart, proteomics, mass spectrometry, post-translational modification
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23844019

6. Lazo M, Hernaez R, Eberhardt MS, Bonekamp S, Kamel I, Guallar E, Koitesh A, Brancati FL, Clark JM. Prevalence of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in the United States: The Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. American Journal of Epidemiology. 2013 Jul 1;178(1):38-45.
Key words: Ethnic variation, nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, population surveys, prevalence
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23703888

7. Leffell MS, Lucas DP, Zachary AA. Tetramer Staining for the Detection of HLA-Specific B cells.
Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1034:313-8. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-493-7_17.
Key words: HLA tetramers, B lymphocytes, HLA specific B Lymphocytes, HLA sensitization, HLA antibodies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23775745

8. Leffell MS, Montgomery RA, Zachary AA. Transplantation of the sensitized patient: histocompatibility testing. Methods Mol Biol. 2013;1034:117-25. doi: 10.1007/978-1-62703-493-7_6.
Key words: Antibody monitoring, CDC crossmatch, Desensitization, Flow cytometric crossmatch, Kidney paired donation
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23775734

9. Sadasivam RS, Kinney RL, Delaughter K, Rao SR, Williams JH, Coley HL, Ray MN, Gilbert GH, Allison JJ, Ford DE, Houston TK; National Dental PBRN And QUIT-PRIMO Collaborative Groups. Who participates in web-assisted tobacco interventions? The Quit-Primo and National Dental Practice-based Research Network hi-quit studies. Journal of Medical Internet Research. 2013 May 1;15(5):e77.
Key words: Google advertisements, Web-assisted tobacco intervention, dental practice, medical practice, public health informatics
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23635417

10. Saha S, Korthuis PT, Cohn JA, Sharp VL, Moore RD, Beach MC. Primary Care Provider Cultural Competence and Racial Disparities in HIV Care and Outcomes. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 May;28(5):622-9. Epub 2013 Jan 10.
Key words: Culture, ethnic groups, HIV
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23307396

11. Saldanha IJ, Wilson LM, Bennett WL, Nicholson WK, Robinson KA. Development and pilot test of a process to identify research needs from a systematic review. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013 May;66(5):538-45.
Key words: Comparative effectiveness research, evidence-based practice, systematic review, research priorities, gestational diabetes, pilot study
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22995855

12. Shantha GP, Wasserman B, Astor BC, Coresh J, Brancati F, Sharrett AR, Young JH. Association of blood lactate with carotid atherosclerosis: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Carotid MRI Study. Atherosclerosis. 2013 May;228(1):249-55. Epub 2013 Feb 28.
Key words: Atherosclerosis, carotid arteries, plaque, epidemiology, lactate
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23510829

13. Varadhan R, Segal JB, Boyd CM, Wu AW, Weiss CO. A framework for the analysis of heterogeneity of treatment effect in patient-centered outcomes research. Journal of Clinical Epidemiology. 2013 Aug;66(8):818-25.
Key words: Subgroup analysis, comparative effectiveness research, prediction, meta-analysis, clinical trials, observational studies
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23651763

14. Wood J, Wallin M, Finkelstein J. Can a low-cost webcam be used for a remote neurological exam? Stud Health Technol Inform. 2013;190:30-2.
Key words: telemedicine, clinical informatics, neurology, multiple sclerosis
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23823365

15. Wright SM, Wolfe L, Stewart R, Flynn JA, Paisner R, Rum S, Parson G, Carrese J. Ethical concerns related to grateful patient philanthropy: the physician's perspective. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2013 May;28(5):645-51.
Key words: Philanthropy, ethics, patient care
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23225219

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