Clara Kayei Chow
Affiliation: The George Institute for International Health
- Contextual determinants of health behaviours in an aboriginal community in Canada: pilot projectPamela Joseph
Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, McMaster University, 1280 Main St, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4K1, Canada
BMC Public Health 12:952. 2012..The nature and influence of contextual factors on Aboriginal health behaviours are not well characterized...
- What is the significance of unrecognized non-Q-wave myocardial infarction?Clara Kayei Chow
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
PLoS Med 6:e1000060. 2009
- Screening families of patients with premature coronary heart disease to identify avoidable cardiovascular risk: a cross-sectional study of family members and a general population comparison groupHelen J Thompson
Section of Public Health, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, G12 8RZ, UK
BMC Res Notes 3:132. 2010..The aim was to test the feasibility of using patients with premature cardiovascular disease to recruit family members as a means of identifying and screening high-risk individuals...
- Greater adverse effects of cholesterol and diabetes on carotid intima-media thickness in South Asian Indians: comparison of risk factor-IMT associations in two population-based surveysClara Kayei Chow
The George Institute for International Health, Sydney, Australia
Atherosclerosis 199:116-22. 2008....
- Recalibration of a Framingham risk equation for a rural population in IndiaC K Chow
Population Health Research Institute, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
J Epidemiol Community Health 63:379-85. 2009..Recent surveys of this population have found high levels of cardiovascular risk factors, particularly metabolic risk factors and a high proportion of mortality due to cardiovascular diseases...
- Significant lipid, adiposity and metabolic abnormalities amongst 4535 Indians from a developing region of rural Andhra PradeshClara Kayei Chow
The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, PO Box M 201, Camperdown, Missenden Road, Sydney 2050, Australia
Atherosclerosis 196:943-52. 2008..Metabolic risk factors appear key to this phenomenon but data from rural India are few. We sought to determine the prevalence and distribution of lipids, obesity and metabolic syndrome in a rural region of Andhra Pradesh...
- Is it safe to use a proton pump inhibitor with clopidogrel?Clara K Chow
Population Health Research Institute, David Braley Cardiac, Vascular and Stroke Research Institute, Hamilton General Hospital, Hamilton, ON, Canada
Pol Arch Med Wewn 119:564-8. 2009..As both drugs have very short half-lives, taking them with a large time gap between drugs (e.g., morning and night) may theoretically decrease the chance of interaction...
- What is the role of invasive versus non-invasive coronary angiography in the investigation of patients suspected to have coronary heart disease?C K Chow
Population Health Research Institute and Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton Health Sciences, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Intern Med J 41:5-13. 2011..CTA can provide more information than invasive coronary angiography on the type and burden of atherosclerotic plaque in the coronary tree. CTA is most useful in those at intermediate risk of CAD...
- Association of diet, exercise, and smoking modification with risk of early cardiovascular events after acute coronary syndromesClara K Chow
Hamilton General Hospital, 237 Barton St E, Hamilton, Ontario, L8L 2X2, Canada
Circulation 121:750-8. 2010..The aim of this study was to examine the influence of adherence to behavioral recommendations in the short term on risk of cardiovascular events...
- Environmental and societal influences acting on cardiovascular risk factors and disease at a population level: a reviewClara Kayei Chow
Population Health Research Institute, McMaster University and Hamilton Health Sciences, 237 Barton Street East, Hamilton, ON L8L 2X2, Canada
Int J Epidemiol 38:1580-94. 2009..This article reviews the evidence on why certain populations are more at risk than others...
- The role of the 12-lead ECG as a screening test for cardiac source of embolusClara Kayei Chow
Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia
Heart Lung Circ 14:242-4. 2005..We sort to investigate whether 12-lead ECG might be useful in screening patients to obviate the need for TTE, in a subset of patients referred for echocardiographic investigation of cardiac source of embolus...