A Shankar

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Affiliation: National University of Singapore
Country: Singapore

Publications

  1. ncbi Association between serum uric acid level and peripheral arterial disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Block MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 196:749-55. 2008
  2. ncbi Association between C-reactive protein level and peripheral arterial disease among US adults without cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Am Heart J 154:495-501. 2007
  3. ncbi The association between circulating white blood cell count, triglyceride level and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 192:177-83. 2007
  4. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in type 1 diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 166:393-402. 2007
  5. ncbi Positive association between plasma fibrinogen level and incident hypertension among men: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Hypertension 48:1043-9. 2006
  6. ncbi The association between serum uric acid level and long-term incidence of hypertension: Population-based cohort study
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    J Hum Hypertens 20:937-45. 2006
  7. ncbi Association between circulating white blood cell count and long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 165:375-82. 2007
  8. ncbi Relationship between low-normal blood pressure and kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Dr, Singapore 117597
    Hypertension 49:48-54. 2007
  9. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and 16-year incidence of chronic kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    A Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:203-6. 2007
  10. ncbi Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level and prehypertension among US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Circ J 71:1567-72. 2007

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Publications53

  1. ncbi Association between serum uric acid level and peripheral arterial disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Block MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 196:749-55. 2008
    ..We examined the association between increasing serum uric acid levels and PAD in the US general population...
  2. ncbi Association between C-reactive protein level and peripheral arterial disease among US adults without cardiovascular disease, diabetes, or hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Am Heart J 154:495-501. 2007
    ..We examined the association between CRP levels and PAD among US adults free of CVD, diabetes, and hypertension...
  3. ncbi The association between circulating white blood cell count, triglyceride level and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 192:177-83. 2007
    ..To examine the individual and combined relationship between elevated white blood cell count (WBC), triglyceride level and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality among older Australians...
  4. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in type 1 diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 166:393-402. 2007
    ..These data suggest that hyperglycemia is associated with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among individuals with type 1 diabetes...
  5. ncbi Positive association between plasma fibrinogen level and incident hypertension among men: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Hypertension 48:1043-9. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi The association between serum uric acid level and long-term incidence of hypertension: Population-based cohort study
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    J Hum Hypertens 20:937-45. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Association between circulating white blood cell count and long-term incidence of age-related macular degeneration: the Blue Mountains Eye Study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 165:375-82. 2007
    ..This study provides population-based evidence supporting a longitudinal association between the circulating WBC count, a widely available marker of inflammation, and incidence of early AMD...
  8. ncbi Relationship between low-normal blood pressure and kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, 16 Medical Dr, Singapore 117597
    Hypertension 49:48-54. 2007
    ..Interventional trials are desirable to clarify the clinical significance of this association...
  9. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and 16-year incidence of chronic kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    A Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:203-6. 2007
    ..The incidence of recently defined outcome of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has not been widely reported in type 1 diabetes...
  10. ncbi Association between serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level and prehypertension among US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Circ J 71:1567-72. 2007
    ..The association between serum GGT and prehypertension was examined in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  11. ncbi Association between circulating white blood cell count and cancer mortality: a population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine and the Centre for Molecular Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Arch Intern Med 166:188-94. 2006
    ..However, it is not clear whether systemic markers of inflammation predict cancer. We examined the prospective relationship between circulating white blood cell (WBC) count and cancer mortality...
  12. ncbi Serum gamma-glutamyltransferase level and peripheral arterial disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Block MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Atherosclerosis 199:102-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association between increasing serum GGT levels and PAD in the US general population...
  13. ncbi Positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein level and diabetes mellitus among US non-Hispanic black adults
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 116:455-60. 2008
    ..We specifically examined the association between high-sensitivity CRP level and diabetes mellitus in a representative sample of US non-Hispanic blacks...
  14. ncbi The association between plasma adiponectin level and hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Acta Cardiol 63:160-5. 2008
    ..We examined the relationship between plasma adiponectin and hypertension after controlling for important confounding factors and also performed separate analyses among men and women...
  15. pmc Morbidity and mortality in relation to smoking among women and men of Chinese ethnicity: the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Eur J Cancer 44:100-9. 2008
    ..We examined the association among cigarette smoking, smoking cessation and a broad range of cancer incidence and all cause and cause-specific mortality in a population-based cohort of adults of Chinese ethnicity in Singapore...
  16. doi Positive association between plasma homocysteine level and chronic kidney disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Kidney Blood Press Res 31:55-62. 2008
    ..However, relatively few clinical/epidemiological studies have examined this hypothesis in humans. We examined the relationship between plasma homocysteine level and CKD in a population-based study of older Australians...
  17. ncbi Association between body mass index and chronic kidney disease in men and women: population-based study of Malay adults in Singapore
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 23:1910-8. 2008
    ..In this context, we examined the relationship between BMI and CKD, by gender, in a study of Malay adults from Singapore...
  18. doi The association between socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity in a Malay population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:487-96. 2009
    ..05 for all SES variables). Lower SES was positively associated with overweight/obesity in Malay women, and the association was in the opposite direction in Malay men...
  19. ncbi Association between self-rated health and incident severe hypertension among men: a population-based cohort study
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 49:860-7. 2008
    ..However, the intermediate biological mechanisms behind this association are not clear. We examined the longitudinal relationship between SRH and incident severe hypertension...
  20. ncbi The association among smoking, heavy drinking, and chronic kidney disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, National University of Singapore, Republic of Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 164:263-71. 2006
    ..93, 95% CI: 2.45, 9.94). Smoking and consumption of four or more servings of alcohol per day are associated with CKD...
  21. doi Prevalence of diabetes mellitus, glycemic control, and associated factors in a Malay population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Asia Pac J Public Health 21:385-98. 2009
    ..Nearly 1 in 5 middle-aged Malay adults living in a developed Asian society had diabetes mellitus and a substantial proportion had suboptimal glycemic control...
  22. pmc Smoking cessation and lung cancer risk in an Asian population: findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    K Y Wong
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 103:1093-6. 2010
    ....
  23. doi Relationship between glycated haemoglobin and microvascular complications: is there a natural cut-off point for the diagnosis of diabetes?
    C Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetologia 52:1279-89. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the relationship of glycated haemoglobin to diabetic microvascular complications shows any natural thresholds that could be useful in diagnosing diabetes...
  24. doi Retinal microvascular caliber and chronic kidney disease in an Asian population
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Am J Epidemiol 169:625-32. 2009
    ..Retinal venular diameter was not associated with chronic kidney disease. These data suggest that retinal arteriolar narrowing is associated with chronic kidney disease, independent of diabetes and hypertension...
  25. doi Prevalence and risk factors for refractive errors in the Singapore Malay Eye Survey
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ophthalmology 115:1713-9. 2008
    ..To describe the prevalence and risk factors for myopia and other refractive errors in an urban Malay population in Singapore...
  26. doi Serum gamma-glutamyl transferase level and diabetes mellitus among US adults
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:369-73. 2009
    ..In nonparametric models, the positive association between serum GGT and diabetes appeared to be present across the full range of GGT, without any threshold effect. Higher serum GGT levels are positively associated with diabetes mellitus...
  27. ncbi Socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity in an adult Chinese population in Singapore
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    J Epidemiol 17:161-8. 2007
    ..In this context, we examined the association between socioeconomic status and overweight/obesity by gender in Chinese adults in Singapore...
  28. ncbi A cohort study of incident myopia in Singaporean children
    Seang Mei Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 47:1839-44. 2006
    ..To determine the risk factors of incident myopia in a school-based cohort study in Singaporean children...
  29. doi C-reactive protein and microalbuminuria in a multi-ethnic Asian population
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:1167-72. 2010
    ..Conclusions. Elevated CRP levels are associated with micro/macroalbuminuria independent of diabetes, hypertension and other potential confounders. This suggests that inflammation may play a role in early kidney damage...
  30. doi Ethnic disparities in prevalence and impact of risk factors of chronic kidney disease
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Kent Ridge, Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 25:2564-70. 2010
    ..We aimed to assess the prevalence and risk factors of CKD in a multi-ethnic Asian population in Singapore...
  31. pmc Ethnicity-specific prevalences of refractive errors vary in Asian children in neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1230-5. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalences of refractive errors in Malay, Chinese and Indian children in Malaysia and Singapore...
  32. ncbi Self-rated health, associated factors and diseases: a community-based cross-sectional study of Singaporean adults aged 40 years and above
    Aishworiya Ramkumar
    Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Ann Acad Med Singapore 38:606-7. 2009
    ..We determined the prevalence of poor SRH in Singapore and its association with various lifestyle and socioeconomic factors and disease states...
  33. ncbi Association between serum uric acid and prehypertension among US adults
    Shirmila Syamala
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    J Hypertens 25:1583-9. 2007
    ..We examined the association between serum uric acid and prehypertension in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  34. doi Socioeconomic status and microalbuminuria in an Asian population
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 24:123-9. 2009
    ..However, this hypothesis has not been examined in populations from newly industrialized Asian countries. We evaluated the association between SES and micro/macroalbuminuria in a population-based sample in Singapore...
  35. pmc Defining myopia using refractive error and uncorrected logMAR visual acuity >0.3 from 1334 Singapore school children ages 7-9 years
    H D Luo
    Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore 117597, Republic of Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:362-6. 2006
    ..To determine the association of spherical equivalent (SE) with low uncorrected visual acuity (VA) along with a proposed definition for myopia using logMAR VA >0.3 as the criteria...
  36. doi Breast-feeding and overweight in Singapore school children
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Pediatr Int 51:650-6. 2009
    ..Few data are available from Asian populations. The purpose of the present study was therefore to evaluate the association between breast-feeding and overweight/obesity in a study of 10-12-year-old children in Singapore...
  37. doi Retinal arteriolar narrowing increases the likelihood of chronic kidney disease in hypertension
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore
    J Hypertens 27:2209-17. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the presence of retinal arteriolar narrowing increases the likelihood of chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with hypertension...
  38. ncbi Relation between blood lead levels and childhood anemia in India
    Nitin B Jain
    VA Boston Healthcare System, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 161:968-73. 2005
    ..7 (95% confidence interval: 1.1, 2.6). Health agencies in India should note the association of elevated blood lead levels with anemia and make further efforts to curb lead pollution and childhood anemia...
  39. ncbi BMI and retinal vascular caliber in children
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Victoria 3002, Australia
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:209-15. 2007
    ..In adult populations, changes in retinal vascular caliber have been linked with obesity and metabolic syndrome. We examined the association of BMI and weight with retinal vascular caliber in children...
  40. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms are not associated with diabetic retinopathy: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Ophthalmol 142:105-11. 2006
    ..Polymorphism of the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene has been associated with dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease. This study examines the association of APOE polymorphisms and diabetic retinopathy...
  41. ncbi The relationship between surgeon and hospital volume and outcomes for shoulder arthroplasty
    Nitin Jain
    VA Boston Healthcare System, 1400 VFW Parkway, Pulmonary IIIB, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
    J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:496-505. 2004
    ....
  42. ncbi Age-related macular degeneration and cancer mortality in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:1241-7. 2007
    ..To examine the prospective association of early age-related macular degeneration (AMD) with cancer mortality...
  43. ncbi Retinal vessel diameters and the incidence of gross proteinuria and renal insufficiency in people with type 1 diabetes
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Vision Research, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    Diabetes 53:179-84. 2004
    ....
  44. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphisms and retinal vascular signs: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Gerald Liew
    Centre for Vision Research, Univerisity of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arch Ophthalmol 125:813-8. 2007
    ..To examine the association between apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene polymorphisms and retinal microvascular signs...
  45. ncbi Relationship between white blood cell count and incident hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, 610 N Walnut Street, 405 WARF, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:233-9. 2004
    ..However, its relationship to hypertension, independent of smoking and other established cardiovascular risk factors, is not clear, especially among women...
  46. ncbi Apolipoprotein E gene and early age-related maculopathy: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Ophthalmology 113:255-9. 2006
    ..To examine the association between the apolipoprotein E (APOE) gene and early age-related maculopathy (ARM) in middle-aged persons...
  47. ncbi Associations with weight loss and subsequent mortality risk
    Michael D Knudtson
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, WI 53726 2336, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 15:483-91. 2005
    ..Studies have shown a high prevalence of weight loss in older adults is associated with an increased risk of death. We investigated this in a population-based study...
  48. ncbi Systemic markers of inflammation, endothelial dysfunction, and age-related maculopathy
    Ronald Klein
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, University of Wisconsin Medical School Madison, 53726, USA
    Am J Ophthalmol 140:35-44. 2005
    ..To examine the association of systemic markers of inflammatory disease and endothelial dysfunction with age-related maculopathy (ARM)...
  49. doi The long-term relation among retinal arteriolar narrowing, blood pressure, and incident severe hypertension
    Jie Jin Wang
    Centre for Vision Research, Department of Ophthalmology and the Westmead Millennium Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 168:80-8. 2008
    ..1, 1.2; narrowest vs. widest quintile, odds ratio = 1.6, 95% confidence interval: 1.2, 2.1). These findings support structural narrowing in small arteries and arterioles antecedent to clinical onset of severe hypertension...
  50. ncbi Distribution and associations of retinal vascular caliber with ethnicity, gender, and birth parameters in young children
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 48:1018-24. 2007
    ..To describe the distribution of retinal vascular calibers and their associations with ethnicity, gender, and birth parameters in children...
  51. pmc Prospective cohort study of retinal vessel diameters and risk of hypertension
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3002, Australia
    BMJ 329:79. 2004
    ..To examine the relation between diameters of the retinal arterioles and 10 year incidence of hypertension...
  52. ncbi The relationship between albuminuria and hypercholesterolemia
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Wisconsin, Madison 53726, USA
    J Nephrol 17:658-65. 2004
    ..To test the hypothesis that the albuminuria is an independent risk factor for hypercholesterolemia...
  53. ncbi Retinal arteriolar narrowing, hypertension, and subsequent risk of diabetes mellitus
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
    Arch Intern Med 165:1060-5. 2005
    ..Microvascular disease and hypertension have been linked with risk of diabetes mellitus. We examined the association of retinal arteriolar narrowing, a marker of chronic hypertension, with incident diabetes...