Michael R Skilton

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Publications

  1. pmc The effect of a periodontal intervention on cardiovascular risk markers in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:729. 2011
  2. doi Weight gain in infancy is associated with carotid extra-medial thickness in later childhood
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:370-4. 2014
  3. doi Weight gain in infancy and vascular risk factors in later childhood
    Michael R Skilton
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e1821-8. 2013
  4. doi High intake of dietary long-chain ω-3 fatty acids is associated with lower blood pressure in children born with low birth weight: NHANES 2003-2008
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Hypertension 61:972-6. 2013
  5. doi Fetal growth, omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids, and progression of subclinical atherosclerosis: preventing fetal origins of disease? The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:58-65. 2013
  6. doi Carotid extra-medial thickness in childhood: early life effects on the arterial adventitia
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 222:478-82. 2012
  7. doi Impaired fetal growth and arterial wall thickening: a randomized trial of ω-3 supplementation
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 129:e698-703. 2012
  8. doi Carotid intima-media and adventitial thickening: comparison of new and established ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging techniques
    Michael R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 215:405-10. 2011
  9. doi Fetal growth and preterm birth influence cardiovascular risk factors and arterial health in young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:2975-81. 2011
  10. doi Number of children and change in markers of metabolic health over 9-years in men and women. Data from the DESIR study
    M R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Metab 37:351-5. 2011

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Publications25

  1. pmc The effect of a periodontal intervention on cardiovascular risk markers in Indigenous Australians with periodontal disease: the PerioCardio study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    BMC Public Health 11:729. 2011
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  2. doi Weight gain in infancy is associated with carotid extra-medial thickness in later childhood
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 233:370-4. 2014
    ..We sought to determine whether fetal growth and early postnatal growth are associated with carotid extra-medial thickness in 8 year old children...
  3. doi Weight gain in infancy and vascular risk factors in later childhood
    Michael R Skilton
    Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Camperdown, Australia
    Pediatrics 131:e1821-8. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that early weight gain would be associated with incident obesity, higher blood pressure, systemic inflammation, and arterial wall thickening in later childhood...
  4. doi High intake of dietary long-chain ω-3 fatty acids is associated with lower blood pressure in children born with low birth weight: NHANES 2003-2008
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Missenden Road, Camperdown, New South Wales 2050, Australia
    Hypertension 61:972-6. 2013
    ..These data are consistent with the hypothesis that long-chain ω-3 fatty acids reduce blood pressure in those with impaired fetal growth...
  5. doi Fetal growth, omega-3 (n-3) fatty acids, and progression of subclinical atherosclerosis: preventing fetal origins of disease? The Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Am J Clin Nutr 97:58-65. 2013
    ..Impaired fetal growth is independently associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events in adulthood. Prevention strategies that can be implemented during adulthood have not been identified...
  6. doi Carotid extra-medial thickness in childhood: early life effects on the arterial adventitia
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 222:478-82. 2012
    ..Carotid extra-medial thickness is a new measure of arterial adventitial thickness. We examined the association of cardiovascular risk factors with extra-medial thickness, in childhood...
  7. doi Impaired fetal growth and arterial wall thickening: a randomized trial of ω-3 supplementation
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Pediatrics 129:e698-703. 2012
    ..No preventive strategy has been identified. We sought to determine whether dietary ω-3 fatty acid supplementation during early childhood prevents the association between impaired fetal growth and carotid arterial wall thickening...
  8. doi Carotid intima-media and adventitial thickening: comparison of new and established ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging techniques
    Michael R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 215:405-10. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the relative contributions of the intima-media and adventitia to variation in ultrasound and magnetic resonance derived measures of carotid wall thickness...
  9. doi Fetal growth and preterm birth influence cardiovascular risk factors and arterial health in young adults: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns Study
    Michael R Skilton
    Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:2975-81. 2011
    ..The mechanisms of this association remain poorly described. We aimed to determine the associations of impaired fetal growth and preterm birth with cardiovascular risk factors and arterial health in a large cohort of young adults...
  10. doi Number of children and change in markers of metabolic health over 9-years in men and women. Data from the DESIR study
    M R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Diabetes Metab 37:351-5. 2011
    ..We sought to determine whether the number of children is associated with the incidence of raised fasting glucose (fasting plasma glucose≥6.1 mmol/L) and changes in glucose, insulin, insulin resistance and β-cell function over 9-years...
  11. doi Metabolic health, obesity and 9-year incidence of peripheral arterial disease: the D.E.S.I.R. study
    Michael R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Atherosclerosis 216:471-6. 2011
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  12. ncbi High birth weight is associated with obesity and increased carotid wall thickness in young adults: the cardiovascular risk in young Finns study
    Michael R Skilton
    From the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise, and Eating Disorders M R S, and Sydney Medical School D S C, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia Research Centre of Applied and Preventive Cardiovascular Medicine N S, M J, O T R, Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine O T R, and Department of Medicine J S A V, M J, University of Turku and Turku University Hospital, Turku, Finland Department of Clinical Physiology and Nuclear Medicine, University of Eastern Finland and Kuopio University Hospital, Kuopio, Finland T Laitinen Department of Clinical Chemistry, Fimlab Laboratories I S, T Lehtimäki, and Department of Clinical Physiology M K, University of Tampere and Tampere University Hospital, Tampere, Finland Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland P W and Department of Pediatrics, University of Oulu, Oulu, and Department of Pediatrics, Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa, Finland L T
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1064-8. 2014
    ..Details of the underlying mechanisms remain unknown. We sought to determine whether people born large for gestational age have poor arterial health, increased adiposity, and a poor cardiovascular risk factor profile...
  13. doi Childbearing, child-rearing, cardiovascular risk factors, and progression of carotid intima-media thickness: the Cardiovascular Risk in Young Finns study
    Michael R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
    Stroke 41:1332-7. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether childbearing is associated with concurrent changes in cardiovascular risk factors and the progression of carotid intima-media thickness...
  14. ncbi Characteristics of cardiac and vascular structure and function in Prader-Willi syndrome
    Sanjay Patel
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 66:771-7. 2007
    ..PWS appears to be associated with a high incidence of sudden death, suspected to be cardiopulmonary in origin. We therefore sought to provide an assessment of cardiac and vascular structure and function in patients with PWS...
  15. doi Parity and carotid atherosclerosis in men and women: insights into the roles of childbearing and child-rearing
    Michael R Skilton
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, St Kilda Road Central, Melbourne, Vic, USA
    Stroke 40:1152-7. 2009
    ..Studying this association among younger women and men may provide insight into whether this association relates predominantly to childbearing or child-rearing...
  16. pmc Increased carotid intima-media thickness and reduced distensibility in human class III obesity: independent and differential influences of adiposity and blood pressure on the vasculature
    Xiao L Moore
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    PLoS ONE 8:e53972. 2013
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  17. ncbi Meal-related increases in vascular reactivity are impaired in older and diabetic adults: insights into roles of aging and insulin in vascular flow
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288:H1404-10. 2005
    ..4, P = 0.002; AUC: r = -0.4, P = 0.006). Therefore, meal ingestion results in impaired vasodilator responses in older nondiabetic and diabetic adults, related to aging rather than insulin resistance...
  18. ncbi Maternal undernutrition reduces aortic wall thickness and elastin content in offspring rats without altering endothelial function
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Clin Sci (Lond) 111:281-7. 2006
    ..These changes in vascular structure may amplify aging-related changes to the vasculature and contribute to the pathophysiology of the putative link between impaired fetal growth and adult cardiovascular disease...
  19. ncbi Effects of raloxifene on endothelium-dependent dilation, lipoproteins, and markers of vascular function in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease
    Kaye A Griffiths
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Sydney, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:698-704. 2003
    ..We sought to assess the effects of raloxifene, a selective estrogen receptor modulator, on arterial physiology and biology in postmenopausal women with coronary artery disease (CAD)...
  20. ncbi Aortic wall thickness in newborns with intrauterine growth restriction
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Lancet 365:1484-6. 2005
    ..0001). Newborn babies with growth restriction have significant aortic thickening, suggesting that prenatal events might predispose to later cardiovascular risk...
  21. ncbi Effect of altering dietary n-6:n-3 PUFA ratio on cardiovascular risk measures in patients treated with statins: a pilot study
    Sabrina P S Lee
    Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, St Kilda Road Central, Melbourne, VIC 8008, Australia
    Br J Nutr 108:1280-5. 2012
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  22. ncbi The effects of obesity-related peptides on the vasculature
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Curr Vasc Pharmacol 4:79-85. 2006
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  23. ncbi Pathophysiological levels of the obesity related peptides resistin and ghrelin increase adhesion molecule expression on human vascular endothelial cells
    Michael R Skilton
    Department of Medicine, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 32:839-44. 2005
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  24. pmc Treatment of sleep disordered breathing reverses low fetal activity levels in preeclampsia
    Diane M Blyton
    Discipline of Medicine, University of Sydney, Australia
    Sleep 36:15-21. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that sleep disordered breathing may link preeclampsia with reduced fetal movements (a marker of fetal health), and that treatment of sleep disordered breathing might improve fetal activity during sleep...
  25. ncbi Physiological testosterone replacement and arterial endothelial function in men
    Mark A Sader
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, and Department of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
    Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 59:62-7. 2003
    ..We therefore aimed to study arterial function in hypogonadal men receiving long-term physiological androgen replacement therapy, at trough and peak testosterone levels...