Elaine Urbina

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Affiliation: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Effect of Type 1 Diabetes on Carotid Structure and Function in Adolescents and Young Adults: The SEARCH CVD study
    Elaine M Urbina
    Corresponding author Elaine M Urbina
    Diabetes Care 36:2597-9. 2013
  2. pmc Triglyceride to HDL-C ratio and increased arterial stiffness in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Elaine M Urbina
    Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1082-90. 2013
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and arterial stiffness in healthy adolescents and young adults
    E M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Diabetologia 55:625-31. 2012
  4. pmc Gender differences in the relationships among obesity, adiponectin and brachial artery distensibility in adolescents and young adults
    E M Urbina
    Division of Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1118-25. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of target organ injury in children with the metabolic syndrome
    Elaine Urbina
    Division of Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:277-81. 2006
  6. pmc Increased arterial stiffness is found in adolescents with obesity or obesity-related type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Hypertens 28:1692-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple cardiovascular risk factors on brachial artery distensibility in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Elaine M Urbina
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:767-71. 2005
  8. pmc Relationship between elevated arterial stiffness and increased left ventricular mass in adolescents and young adults
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 158:715-21. 2011
  9. pmc Cardiac and vascular consequences of pre-hypertension in youth
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:332-42. 2011
  10. pmc Youth with obesity and obesity-related type 2 diabetes mellitus demonstrate abnormalities in carotid structure and function
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Circulation 119:2913-9. 2009

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Publications18

  1. pmc Effect of Type 1 Diabetes on Carotid Structure and Function in Adolescents and Young Adults: The SEARCH CVD study
    Elaine M Urbina
    Corresponding author Elaine M Urbina
    Diabetes Care 36:2597-9. 2013
    ..CONCLUSIONS Carotid IMT may be increased in youth with type 1 diabetes at high risk for cardiovascular disease. Better control of diabetes may be essential in preventing progression of atherosclerosis. ..
  2. pmc Triglyceride to HDL-C ratio and increased arterial stiffness in children, adolescents, and young adults
    Elaine M Urbina
    Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Pediatrics 131:e1082-90. 2013
    ..We tested whether TG/HDL-C was an independent predictor of arterial stiffness in youth...
  3. pmc Insulin resistance and arterial stiffness in healthy adolescents and young adults
    E M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Diabetologia 55:625-31. 2012
    ..Whether stiffness is increased in obesity/IR in youth is not known. We sought to determine if IR was a determinant of arterial stiffness in youth, independent of obesity and cardiovascular risk factors...
  4. pmc Gender differences in the relationships among obesity, adiponectin and brachial artery distensibility in adolescents and young adults
    E M Urbina
    Division of Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1118-25. 2009
    ..Obesity-related cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) are a major cause of cardiovascular (CV) mortality. Obesity-related reduction in vascular protective adipose-derived proteins, such as adiponectin (APN), has an important role...
  5. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive assessment of target organ injury in children with the metabolic syndrome
    Elaine Urbina
    Division of Preventive Cardiology, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, 3333 Burnet Avenue, MLC 7002, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:277-81. 2006
    ..Evidence for the benefits of treatment and guidelines for the assessment for target organ damage in children are provided...
  6. pmc Increased arterial stiffness is found in adolescents with obesity or obesity-related type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Hypertens 28:1692-8. 2010
    ..We sought to determine if arterial stiffness is increased in youth with obesity or T2DM as compared with lean controls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple cardiovascular risk factors on brachial artery distensibility in young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Elaine M Urbina
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    Am J Hypertens 18:767-71. 2005
    ..Therefore, we explored the effect of multiple CV risk factors on brachial artery distensibility (BrachD)...
  8. pmc Relationship between elevated arterial stiffness and increased left ventricular mass in adolescents and young adults
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Pediatr 158:715-21. 2011
    ..To determine whether arterial stiffness relates to left ventricular mass (LVM) in adolescents and young adults...
  9. pmc Cardiac and vascular consequences of pre-hypertension in youth
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center and the University of Cincinnati, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:332-42. 2011
    ..Pre-hypertension is associated with cardiovascular target organ damage in adolescents and young adults...
  10. pmc Youth with obesity and obesity-related type 2 diabetes mellitus demonstrate abnormalities in carotid structure and function
    Elaine M Urbina
    Department of Pediatrics, Cincinnati Children s Hospital and University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
    Circulation 119:2913-9. 2009
    ..Increased carotid intima-media thickness (cIMT) and stiffness are associated with these adverse outcomes. We compared carotid arteries in youth who were lean, were obese, or had T2DM...
  11. doi request reprint Flow-mediated vasodilatation of the brachial artery in children with chronic kidney disease
    Amy C Wilson
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3039, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 23:1297-302. 2008
    ..In conclusion, children with CKD stage 2-4 appear to have increased prevalence of decreased FMD of the brachial artery. However, our study identified few significant factors associated with low FMD in children with CKD...
  12. ncbi request reprint Framingham risk score is related to carotid artery intima-media thickness in both white and black young adults: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Lyn Kieltyka
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, Suite 2140, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Atherosclerosis 170:125-30. 2003
    ..These results support the use of FRS in both white and black young adults and underscore the importance of prevention and control of multiple risk factors in youth...
  13. ncbi request reprint Brachial artery distensibility and relation to cardiovascular risk factors in healthy young adults (The Bogalusa Heart Study)
    Elaine M Urbina
    Tulane University Medical Center, Section of Pediatric Cardiology, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112 7103, USA
    Am J Cardiol 89:946-51. 2002
    ..Therefore, noninvasive measures of distensibility are useful in measuring subclinical vascular changes related to arteriosclerosis...
  14. doi request reprint Removing the mask: the danger of hidden hypertension
    Elaine M Urbina
    J Pediatr 152:455-6. 2008
  15. ncbi request reprint Drug therapy of high-risk lipid abnormalities in children and adolescents: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Atherosclerosis, Hypertension, and Obesity in Youth Committee, Council of Cardiovascular Disease in the Young, with the C
    Brian W McCrindle
    Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada
    Circulation 115:1948-67. 2007
    ..Recommendations are provided to guide decision-making with regard to patient selection, initiation, monitoring, and maintenance of drug therapy...
  16. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide synthase gene polymorphism (G894T) influences arterial stiffness in adults: The Bogalusa Heart Study
    Wei Chen
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Hypertens 17:553-9. 2004
    ..046) and YEM (P =.035). These results suggest that the allelic variation (G894T) of the eNOS gene or a locus closely linked to it is associated with lower arterial wall stiffness, adjusting for BP levels, in young adults...
  17. ncbi request reprint Childhood cardiovascular risk factors and carotid vascular changes in adulthood: the Bogalusa Heart Study
    Shengxu Li
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health and Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 290:2271-6. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Impact of multiple coronary risk factors on the intima-media thickness of different segments of carotid artery in healthy young adults (The Bogalusa Heart Study)
    Elaine M Urbina
    Tulane Center for Cardiovascular Health, Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:953-8. 2002
    ..Ultrasonography of carotid arteries, especially at the bifurcation, may be helpful along with measurements of risk factors for evaluation of asymptomatic atherosclerotic disease...

Research Grants2

  1. Mechanisms of Vascular Dysfunction in Obesity & the Metabolic Syndrome
    Elaine Urbina; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Relevance: Showing that metabolic abnormalities related to overweight lead to blood vessel dysfunction in children will help doctors identify high-risk children for early treatment to prevent future heart attack and stroke. ..