Elsayed Z Soliman

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Publications

  1. pmc Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of ST-Segment-Elevation Versus Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    From Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention E Z S, Z M Z, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology E Z S, and Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L, L B, A A Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill L L and Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington M C
    Circulation 131:1843-50. 2015
  2. doi request reprint The paradox of atrial fibrillation in African Americans
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:804-8. 2014
  3. pmc Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC)
    Ruth F Dubin
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, Box 111A1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:229. 2013
  4. pmc Birth weight and the risk of atrial fibrillation in whites and African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study
    Sherifat O Lawani
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:69. 2014
  5. pmc Inter-relationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and QT prolongation as predictors of increased risk of mortality in the general population
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    From the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE E Z S, Y L, P M R and Section on Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A J S and Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC A B
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:400-6. 2014
  6. doi request reprint Explaining the inconsistent associations of PR interval with mortality: the role of P-duration contribution to the length of PR interval
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 11:93-8. 2014
  7. pmc Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:23. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Heart rate adjustment of PR interval in middle-aged and older adults
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:66-9. 2012
  9. pmc Natural history of the early repolarization pattern in a biracial cohort: CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) Study
    Joseph A Walsh
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Electrophysiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:863-9. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for atrial fibrillation and their population burden in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    MARCO V PEREZ
    1Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Heart 99:1173-8. 2013

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Publications99

  1. pmc Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of ST-Segment-Elevation Versus Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    From Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention E Z S, Z M Z, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology E Z S, and Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L, L B, A A Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill L L and Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington M C
    Circulation 131:1843-50. 2015
    ..Further study of the relationship of AF with the type of MI (ST-segment-elevation MI [STEMI] versus non-ST-segment-elevation MI [NSTEMI]) might shed light on the potential mechanisms...
  2. doi request reprint The paradox of atrial fibrillation in African Americans
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:804-8. 2014
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  3. pmc Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC)
    Ruth F Dubin
    San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco, 4150 Clement Street, Box 111A1, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    BMC Nephrol 14:229. 2013
    ..We sought to determine the distribution and predictors of hs-TnT in CKD patients without overt cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  4. pmc Birth weight and the risk of atrial fibrillation in whites and African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study
    Sherifat O Lawani
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:69. 2014
    ..To further understand this apparent paradox, we examined the relationship between AF and BW in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort...
  5. pmc Inter-relationship between electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and QT prolongation as predictors of increased risk of mortality in the general population
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    From the Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE E Z S, Y L, P M R and Section on Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Epidemiology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A J S and Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, NC A B
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:400-6. 2014
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  6. doi request reprint Explaining the inconsistent associations of PR interval with mortality: the role of P-duration contribution to the length of PR interval
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Winston Salem, North Carolina Department of Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Heart Rhythm 11:93-8. 2014
    ..There is a strong interest in PR interval as a predictor for adverse outcomes. However, inconsistent reports have emerged...
  7. pmc Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population
    Emily B Levitan
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 13:23. 2013
    ..Assessment tools to identify high risk individuals may improve the harm versus benefit profile of screening ECGs. In particular, people with unrecognized myocardial infarction (UMI) have elevated risk for cardiovascular events and death...
  8. doi request reprint Heart rate adjustment of PR interval in middle-aged and older adults
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Electrocardiol 45:66-9. 2012
    ..The prognostic significance of the rate-adjusted PR needs to be investigated...
  9. pmc Natural history of the early repolarization pattern in a biracial cohort: CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) Study
    Joseph A Walsh
    Department of Medicine, Divisions of Cardiology and Electrophysiology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:863-9. 2013
    ..The objective of this analysis was to determine the natural history and prospective association of cardiovascular risk factors with early repolarization (ER)...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors for atrial fibrillation and their population burden in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study
    MARCO V PEREZ
    1Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA
    Heart 99:1173-8. 2013
    ..Large studies evaluating key AF risk factors in older women are lacking. We aimed to identify risk factors for AF in postmenopausal women and measure population burden of modifiable risk factors...
  11. pmc Atrial fibrillation and the risk of myocardial infarction
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina2Section on Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, Nor
    JAMA Intern Med 174:107-14. 2014
    ..Myocardial infarction (MI) is an established risk factor for atrial fibrillation (AF). However, the extent to which AF is a risk factor for MI has not been investigated...
  12. pmc United States national prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in black and white middle-age (45- to 64-Year) and older (≥65-Year) adults (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1223-8. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Association of isolated minor non-specific ST-segment and T-wave abnormalities with subclinical atherosclerosis in a middle-aged, biracial population: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Joseph A Walsh
    Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 20:1035-41. 2013
    ..The association of NSSTTA with subclinical atherosclerosis is not well defined, but has been postulated as a potential mechanism of association with future clinical events...
  14. pmc Traditional risk factors as the underlying cause of racial disparities in stroke: lessons from the half-full (empty?) glass
    George Howard
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, 1665 University Blvd, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Stroke 42:3369-75. 2011
    ..Black/white disparities in stroke incidence are well documented, but few studies have assessed the contributions to the disparity. Here we assess the contribution of "traditional" risk factors...
  15. pmc Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000102. 2013
    ..Tools for the prediction of atrial fibrillation (AF) may identify high-risk individuals more likely to benefit from preventive interventions and serve as a benchmark to test novel putative risk factors...
  16. pmc Atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and cardiovascular health study
    Lin Y Chen
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:29-35. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the general population. This association was examined in 2 population-based cohorts...
  17. pmc Assessing the performance of the Framingham Stroke Risk Score in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke cohort
    Leslie A McClure
    From the Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham L A M, G H Department of Neurology, University of Cincinnati, OH D O K, B M K Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington M C and Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S
    Stroke 45:1716-20. 2014
    ..We assessed the performance of the FSRS among participants in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study to determine whether it is useful in both blacks and whites...
  18. pmc Association of QRS duration with left ventricular structure and function and risk of heart failure in middle-aged and older adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Leonard Ilkhanoff
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Eur J Heart Fail 14:1285-92. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether QRSd is associated with incident HF and measures of cardiac structure and function by cardiac MRI...
  19. pmc Reference ranges of PR duration and P-wave indices in individuals free of cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 46:702-6. 2013
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  20. pmc What stroke symptoms tell us: association of risk factors and individual stroke symptoms in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Liyan Gao
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 21:411-6. 2012
    ..Stroke symptoms are common among people without a history of stroke or transient ischemic attack; however, it is unknown if particular attention should be focused on specific symptoms for subgroups of patients...
  21. pmc P wave indices, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Jared W Magnani
    Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:666-72. 2012
    ..P wave indices may comprise intermediate markers, independent of age and cardiovascular risk, of the pathway linking obesity and with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  22. pmc Serum and dietary magnesium and incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and in African Americans--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jeffrey R Misialek
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Circ J 77:323-9. 2013
    ..Low serum magnesium (Mg) has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including ventricular arrhythmias, but the association between serum or dietary Mg and atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been investigated...
  23. pmc Electrocardiographic and clinical predictors separating atherosclerotic sudden cardiac death from incident coronary heart disease
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157 1063, USA
    Heart 97:1597-601. 2011
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  24. pmc Electrocardiographic predictors of incident heart failure in men and women free from manifest cardiovascular disease (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:843-9. 2013
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  25. pmc Prolongation of QTc and risk of stroke: The REGARDS (REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:1460-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between prolongation of QT interval corrected for heart rate (QTc) with incident stroke...
  26. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of serial Q/ST-T changes by the Minnesota Code and Novacode in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1430-6. 2012
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  27. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:1501-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine what proportion of the burden of AF in blacks and whites could theoretically be avoided by the maintenance of an optimal risk profile...
  28. pmc Association of blood pressure and aortic distensibility with P wave indices and PR interval: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:359.e1-6. 2013
    ..Understanding the association of blood pressure (BP) levels and aortic distensibility with P wave indices (PWIs) and PR interval, intermediate phenotypes of atrial fibrillation, could provide insights into underlying mechanisms...
  29. pmc Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am Heart J 159:850-6. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) has been implicated in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, knowledge of this association among blacks is limited...
  30. pmc Minor isolated Q waves and cardiovascular events in the MESA study
    Yabing Li
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Med 126:450.e9-450.e16. 2013
    ..The significance of minor isolated Q waves in the resting electrocardiograms (ECGs) of apparently healthy individuals is unknown...
  31. doi request reprint Effect of electrocardiographic P-wave axis on mortality
    Yabing Li
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North California
    Am J Cardiol 113:372-6. 2014
    ..In conclusion, abnormal P-wave axis is associated with an increased risk of death, findings that call for attention to this routinely reported finding on contemporary electrocardiographic machines...
  32. pmc Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:655-61. 2013
    ..We evaluated the risk of incident heart failure (HF) associated with bundle-branch blocks (BBBs) in postmenopausal women...
  33. pmc Normal standards for computer-ECG programs for prognostically and diagnostically important ECG variables derived from a large ethnically diverse female cohort: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 46:707-16. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to establish reference standards for these novel risk predictors in a large, ethnically diverse cohort of healthy women from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study...
  34. pmc Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:2946-53. 2011
    ..Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Chronic kidney disease may also increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), but existing studies have reported inconsistent results...
  35. pmc Is silent myocardial infarction more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men?
    Monica C Stiles
    Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    J Diabetes Complications 26:118-22. 2012
    ..Our aim was to determine if silent myocardial infarction (MI) is more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men. Our secondary aim was to examine the relationships between silent MI and risk factors for cardiovascular disease...
  36. pmc Blood lipid levels, lipid-lowering medications, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Faye L Lopez
    Divisions of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:155-62. 2012
    ..Several cardiovascular risk factors have been associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). Limited and inconsistent evidence exists on the association of blood lipid levels and lipid-lowering medication use with AF risk...
  37. pmc Ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of atrial fibrillation and its impact on understanding the ethnic distribution of ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Stroke 40:1204-11. 2009
    ..Hence, this study aimed to use the ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of AF as measures of AF propensity in different ethnic groups...
  38. pmc Circulating fibroblast growth factor-23 and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN A A, J R M, P L L
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001082. 2014
    ..The association between FGF-23 and the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), a common arrhythmia, is less defined. Thus, we explored whether FGF-23 concentration was associated with AF incidence in a large community-based cohort...
  39. pmc Electrocardiographic predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women free from cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000061. 2013
    ..We evaluated predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) death and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study...
  40. pmc Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:217-22. 2012
    ..Various hemostatic markers are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease; however, limited information exists on their relationship with the occurrence and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  41. pmc Disparities in stroke incidence contributing to disparities in stroke mortality
    Virginia J Howard
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, USA
    Ann Neurol 69:619-27. 2011
    ..We provide national estimates of stroke incidence by race and region, contrasting these to publicly available stroke mortality data...
  42. pmc Novel association between plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a case-cohort study: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59052. 2013
    ..Hence, we examine whether plasma matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and their inhibitors are related to increased risk of incident AF...
  43. doi request reprint Race- and sex-associated differences in rate-adjusted QT, QTpeak, ST elevation and other regional measures of repolarization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:342-50. 2014
    ..Data are limited about race-and sex-associated differences in prognostically important ECG measures of regional repolarization...
  44. pmc Electrocardiographic spatial QRS-T angle and incident cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients (from the Strategies for the Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] study)
    Farah Z Dawood
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:118-24. 2013
    ..This highlights the potential role of routine electrocardiography as a simple noninvasive CVD risk-screening tool in HIV-infected patients...
  45. pmc Electrocardiographic abnormalities associated with the metabolic syndrome and its components: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Imo A Ebong
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Metab Syndr Relat Disord 10:92-7. 2012
    ..The association between metabolic syndrome and electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities is not well established...
  46. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
    ..To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans...
  47. pmc Prevalence and prognosis of unrecognized myocardial infarctions in chronic kidney disease
    Dana V Rizk
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 27:3482-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence and prognosis for mortality of UMI among adults with CKD...
  48. pmc High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Kristian B Filion
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am Heart J 169:31-8.e3. 2015
    ..An association between high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT), a marker of myocardial cell damage measured with a high-sensitivity assay, and the risk of AF could have implications for AF risk stratification...
  49. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and ethnicity: the known, the unknown and the paradox
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Future Cardiol 5:547-56. 2009
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  50. doi request reprint The relationship between high resting heart rate and ventricular arrhythmogenesis in patients referred to ambulatory 24 h electrocardiographic recording
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Europace 12:261-5. 2010
    ..Ventricular arrhythmia is the most common antecedent event before SCD. Examining associations between resting HR and ventricular arrhythmogenesis may enhance our understanding of the association between high resting HR and SCD...
  51. pmc Circulating levels of liver enzymes and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, USA
    Heart 100:1511-6. 2014
    ..Elevated levels of circulating liver enzymes have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Their possible association with atrial fibrillation (AF) has received little attention...
  52. pmc Clinical characteristics and outcomes associated with the natural history of early repolarization in a young, biracial cohort followed to middle age: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study
    Leonard Ilkhanoff
    From the Division of Cardiology, Section of Electrophysiology L I, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine J A W, D M L J, and Department of Preventive Medicine H N, K L, D M L J, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL Department of Epidemiology and Prevention and Department of Internal Medicine, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE E Z S, Department of Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences R J P, and Department of Radiology J J C, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN D R J
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:392-9. 2014
    ..Early repolarization (ER), a common electrocardiographic phenotype, has been associated with increased mortality risk in middle-aged adults. Data are sparse on long-term follow-up and outcomes associated with ER in younger adults...
  53. pmc Type 2 diabetes, glucose homeostasis and incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Heart 98:133-8. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes has been inconsistently associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in previous studies that have frequently been beset by methodological challenges...
  54. pmc Self-reported atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Stroke 42:2950-3. 2011
    ..We compared the associations of self-reported atrial fibrillation (AF) and ECG-detected AF with incident stroke in the Risk of Stroke in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study...
  55. pmc A Polypill for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a feasibility study of the World Health Organization
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Trials 12:3. 2011
    ..More information is needed regarding the efficacy in reducing the risk factors of cardiovascular disease (CVD), side effects, improvement in adherence and physician/patient "acceptability" of the Polypill...
  56. doi request reprint Pericardial fat and atrial conduction abnormalities in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Michael J Babcock
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:179-84. 2011
    ..Among Pfat, BMI and WC, BMI had the most robust association with P-wave indexes. These findings raise doubts about potential local effects of Pfat on atrial electrophysiology and morphology...
  57. pmc Atrial fibrillation and incident end-stage renal disease: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 185:219-23. 2015
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  58. pmc Relation between cancer and atrial fibrillation (from the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke Study)
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 115:1090-4. 2015
    ..In conclusion, AF was more prevalent in participants with a history of non-life-threatening cancer and those who did not require active cancer treatment in REGARDS...
  59. pmc Calculating Cornell voltage from nonstandard chest electrode recording site in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, 2000 West First St, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Electrocardiol 43:209-14. 2010
    ..We examined the possibility that the S-wave amplitude in the mid-sternal lead (SV) could be used as a surrogate for SV(3)...
  60. pmc Premature ventricular complexes on screening electrocardiogram and risk of ischemic stroke
    Sunil K Agarwal
    From the Division of Cardiology S K A and Department of Internal Medicine J C, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY Department of Biostatistics F P, S E J, G H and Department of Epidemiology V J H, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham Department of Neurology, University of Cincannati, OH B K, D K and Division of Epidemiology and Prevention EpiCare, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S
    Stroke 46:1365-7. 2015
    ..Whether PVCs seen on routine ECG, commonly used in clinical practice, are associated with an increased risk of ischemic stroke remains unstudied...
  61. pmc Physical activity, obesity, weight change, and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    From the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia R R H Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis J R M, A A Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD S K A, L R L Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S and Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:620-5. 2014
    ..We prospectively examined the relationship between body size, weight change, and level of PA in a biracial cohort of middle-aged men and women...
  62. pmc Fish, fish-derived n-3 fatty acids, and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Noelle N Gronroos
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e36686. 2012
    ..Results of observational and experimental studies investigating the association between intake of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) have been inconsistent...
  63. pmc Coronary artery calcium and risk of atrial fibrillation (from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis)
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Am J Cardiol 114:1707-12. 2014
    ..0028 (95% CI 0.0012 to 0.0057), with relative integrated discrimination improvement of 0.10 (95% CI 0.061 to 0.15) and 0.077 (95% CI 0.040 to 0.11), respectively. In conclusion, CAC is independently associated with increased risk for AF...
  64. pmc Long-term mortality risk in individuals with atrial or ventricular premature complexes (results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey)
    Waqas Qureshi
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:59-64. 2014
    ..36), CVD death (HR 0.96, 95% CI 0.62 to 1.43), and IHD death (HR 0.89, 95% CI 0.47 to 1.52). In conclusion, APCs, but not VPCs, on routine screening ECGs are predictive of adverse events in community-dwelling subjects without known CVD. ..
  65. doi request reprint Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI])
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1489-95. 2012
    ..In conclusion, prevalent LBBB in CVD-free women and LBBB and RBBB in women with CVD were significant predictors of CHD death. In women with LBBB, ST J-point depression in lead aVL was a strong independent predictor of CHD death...
  66. doi request reprint A simple electrocardiogram marker for risk stratification of ischemic stroke in low-resources settings
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:388-92. 2010
    ....
  67. pmc Sustained pre-hypertensive blood pressure and incident atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Am Soc Hypertens 9:191-6. 2015
    ..0; referent; pre-hypertension: HR, 1.8; 95% CI, 1.004-3.2; hypertension: HR, 2.6; 95% CI, 1.6-4.4). Sustained pre-hypertension is associated with an increased risk of AF. ..
  68. pmc Association between left atrial abnormality on ECG and vascular brain injury on MRI in the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Hooman Kamel
    From the Department of Neurology and Brain and Mind Research Institute H K, Department of Medicine P M O, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY H K Department of Biostatistics T M B, Departments of Neurology, Epidemiology, and Medicine W T L, Department of Medicine K K P, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit and Department of Epidemiology S R H, and Department of Biostatistics and Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center R A K, University of Washington, Seattle Department of Health Science, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT E L T Department of Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO P K S Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, and Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY M S V E and Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S
    Stroke 46:711-6. 2015
    ..Emerging evidence suggests that atrial disease is associated with vascular brain injury in the absence of atrial fibrillation...
  69. pmc Mitral annular calcification and incident atrial fibrillation in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Europace 17:358-63. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association between MAC and AF in a racially and ethnically diverse population...
  70. pmc Brachial flow-mediated dilation and incident atrial fibrillation: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    From the Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology J Y, E Z S, and Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC J T E Departments of Medicine and Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD S N Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A A and Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle S R H
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:2717-20. 2014
    ..It is unknown whether endothelial dysfunction precedes atrial fibrillation (AF) development. The objective of this study was to examine the association of brachial flow-mediated dilation (FMD) with incident AF...
  71. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic repolarization-related predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women with cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 48:101-11. 2015
    ..We evaluated repolarization-related predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) death and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in men and women with cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study...
  72. pmc Peripheral arterial disease and risk of atrial fibrillation and stroke: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC W T N
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001270. 2014
    ..It is unclear if PAD is associated with an increased risk for AF and whether this potential association explains the increased risk of stroke observed in those with PAD...
  73. pmc Determinants of developing widened spatial QRS-T angle in HIV-infected individuals: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] Study
    Farah Z Dawood
    Department of Internal Medicine, Secion on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Electrocardiol 47:264-71. 2014
    ..However, determinants and risk factors of developing widened QRS-T angle over time in this population remain unknown...
  74. pmc Prevalence and prognostic significance of ECG abnormalities in HIV-infected patients: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Electrocardiol 44:779-85. 2011
    ..It remains debated whether to include resting electrocardiogram (ECG) in the routine care of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected patients...
  75. pmc Chronic kidney disease and prevalent atrial fibrillation: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC)
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Am Heart J 159:1102-7. 2010
    ..The epidemiology of atrial fibrillation (AF) has been mainly investigated in patients with end-stage renal disease, with limited data on less advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) stages...
  76. pmc Atrial fibrillation incidence and risk factors in relation to race-ethnicity and the population attributable fraction of atrial fibrillation risk factors: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 25:71-6, 76.e1. 2015
    ..Reportedly, non-Hispanic blacks (NHBs) have a lower AF burden compared with their non-Hispanic white (NHW) counterparts. Information on the epidemiology of AF in Hispanic and Asian populations is much more limited...
  77. pmc Serum aldosterone and death, end-stage renal disease, and cardiovascular events in blacks and whites: findings from the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study
    Rajat Deo
    From the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine R D, A M K and Department of Medicine, The Renal Electrolyte and Hypertension Division R R T, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics and the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia W Y, X Z, M B L, H I F Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle N B Division of Nephrology, The Children s Hospital of Philadelphia, PA M B L Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA M G K Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center E Z S, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention E Z S, and Department of Internal Medicine, Cardiology Section E Z S, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, MI S S Department of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco M G S and Department of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, CA M G S
    Hypertension 64:103-10. 2014
    ..Further studies should evaluate whether mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists may reduce adverse events in individuals with chronic kidney disease because elevated cortisol levels may activate the mineralocorticoid receptor. ..
  78. pmc Relationship between inflammatory and coagulation biomarkers and cardiac autonomic function in HIV-infected individuals
    Lari C Young
    Center for Integrative Medicine, Wake Forest Baptist Health, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Biomark Med 8:1073-83. 2014
    ..To examine the relationship between inflammatory and coagulation biomarkers and cardiac autonomic function (CAF) as measured by heart rate variability in persons with HIV...
  79. pmc Usefulness of electrocardiographic QRS/T angles with versus without bundle branch blocks to predict heart failure (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:412-8. 2014
    ..These findings suggest that repolarization abnormalities in the setting of BBB should not be considered benign or an expected consequence of BBB. ..
  80. doi request reprint Early repolarization and markers of ventricular arrhythmogenesis in patients referred to ambulatory 24-hour ECG recording
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Int J Cardiol 160:175-80. 2012
    ..Recent reports suggest that early repolarization, a common electrocardiographic (ECG) pattern that has been always considered benign, could be a substrate for ventricular arrhythmias and sudden cardiac arrest...
  81. pmc Abnormal electrocardiographic QRS transition zone and risk of mortality in individuals free of cardiovascular disease
    Natalie Bradford
    Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Europace 17:131-6. 2015
    ..We examined the prognostic significance of abnormal electrocardiographic QRS transition zone (clockwise and counterclockwise horizontal rotations) in individuals free of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  82. doi request reprint Risk of mortality in individuals with low QRS voltage and free of cardiovascular disease
    Andrew O Usoro
    Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Am J Cardiol 113:1514-7. 2014
    ..More research is warranted to determine the mechanisms by which LQRSV is associated with increased risk of mortality in apparently healthy individuals. ..
  83. pmc Exercise training improves heart rate variability in older patients with heart failure: a randomized, controlled, single-blinded trial
    Khalil Murad
    Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 18:192-7. 2012
    ..46±5.02 ms in ET vs 2.37±2.13 ms in AC, P=.016) and RMSSD (17.53±7.83 ms in ET vs 1.69±2.63 ms in AC, P=.003). This increase was seen in both sexes and HF categories. ET improved HRV in older patients with both HFREF and HFPEF...
  84. doi request reprint A simple measure to control for variations in chest electrodes placement in serial electrocardiogram recordings
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Electrocardiol 41:378-9. 2008
    ..Combining the proposed NV measurement with the numeric measures of V4 and V6 transverse positions using previously proposed procedures is expected to further reduce errors in interpretation of serial ECG recordings...
  85. pmc The sensitivity of the method used to detect atrial fibrillation in population studies affects group-specific prevalence estimates: ethnic and regional distribution of atrial fibrillation in the REGARDS study
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Epidemiol 19:177-81. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the reported ethnic and regional distributions of AF are affected by the sensitivity of the methods that were used to detect AF in previous reports...
  86. pmc Subclinical myocardial injury identified by cardiac infarction/injury score and the risk of mortality in men and women free of cardiovascular disease
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:1018-23. 2014
    ..These findings highlight the important role of CIIS to identify subclinical myocardial injury and its association with mortality among men and women in the United States...
  87. doi request reprint Atrial fibrillation and incident myocardial infarction in the elderly
    Wesley T O'Neal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina
    Clin Cardiol 37:750-5. 2014
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) has been shown to be independently associated with an increased risk of myocardial infarction (MI) in a predominantly middle-aged population; however, this association has not been examined in older populations...
  88. pmc Risk factors for atrial fibrillation in patients with normal versus dilated left atrium (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study)
    Waqas Qureshi
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:1368-72. 2014
    ..19), and alcohol use (OR 1.61, 95% CI 1.08 to 2.41, interaction p = 0.004) were stronger risk factors for AF in patients with dilated LA than normal-sized LA. In conclusion, risk factors of AF may differ by left ventricular cavity size. ..
  89. pmc Comparison of the prognostic significance of the electrocardiographic QRS/T angles in predicting incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:844-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, frontal plane QRS/T angle as an easily derived risk measure is a suitable clinical substitute for spatial QRS/T angle for risk prediction...
  90. ncbi request reprint A simple ECG marker for the detection of coronary restenosis after successful coronary angioplasty
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Intern Med 48:1793-8. 2009
    ..We sought to examine the usefulness of the relative change in QTd, compared to the absolute value, as a predictor for coronary restenosis after previously successful percutaneous transluminal coronary angioplasty (PTCA)...
  91. pmc Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic P wave indices and PR interval
    Michelle L Snyder
    Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:257-63. 2014
    ..P wave indices and PR interval from 12-lead electrocardiograms (ECGs) are predictors of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality, but their repeatability has not been examined...
  92. pmc P-wave morphology and the risk of incident ischemic stroke in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Hooman Kamel
    Department of Neurology H K and Division of Cardiology P M O, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S Departments of Epidemiology S R H, W T L, Biostatistics R A K, and Neurology W T L, University of Washington, Seattle and Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD S N
    Stroke 45:2786-8. 2014
    ..Emerging data suggest that left atrial disease may cause ischemic stroke in the absence of atrial fibrillation or flutter (AF). If true, this condition may provide a cause for many strokes currently classified as cryptogenic...
  93. pmc Prevalence and determinants of electrocardiographic abnormalities in African Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Matthew B Sellers
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Epidemiol Glob Health 4:289-96. 2014
    ..Electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities are independently associated with poor outcomes in the general population. Their prevalence and determinants were assessed in the understudied African American population with type 2 diabetes...
  94. doi request reprint Electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy and the risk of adverse cardiovascular events: a critical appraisal
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forrest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:649-54. 2014
    ..Clinical trials for hypertension control rely largely on monitoring Echo-LVH rather than ECG-LVH. ..
  95. ncbi request reprint Cardiac disease patterns in northern Malawi: epidemiologic transition perspective
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Epidemiol 18:204-8. 2008
    ..We aimed to document the current CVD patterns in Malawi, and associate these patterns to the theory of epidemiologic transition as a means of predicting future CVD patterns...
  96. pmc Acceptance of a Polypill approach to prevent cardiovascular disease among a sample of U.S. physicians
    Anthony J Viera
    Department of Family Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Prev Med 52:10-5. 2011
    ..To examine US physicians' self-reported knowledge about the Polypill, factors considered in deciding whether to prescribe it, and acceptance of prescribing it for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention...
  97. pmc Association between carotid intima-media thickness and pericardial fat in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 19:58-65. 2010
    ..We sought to examine the association between carotid IMT and PF, and to examine whether such an association is independent from common atherosclerosis risk factors including measures of overall adiposity...
  98. doi request reprint Recording electrocardiograms using 3-limb lead cables instead of the standard 4: a modification to minimize incorrect electrode placements
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Electrocardiol 41:391-2. 2008
    ..The proposed modification will not in any way influence the ECG waveforms or amplitudes, and it can be expected to substantially reduce incorrect limb electrode placements...