Marco Di Tullio

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Patent foramen ovale, subclinical cerebrovascular disease, and ischemic stroke in a population-based cohort
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:35-41. 2013
  2. pmc Higher ambulatory blood pressure is associated with aortic valve calcification in the elderly: a population-based study
    Shinichi Iwata
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 61:55-60. 2013
  3. pmc Arterial stiffness and wave reflection: sex differences and relationship with left ventricular diastolic function
    Cesare Russo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 60:362-8. 2012
  4. pmc Left atrial minimum volume and reservoir function as correlates of left ventricular diastolic function: impact of left ventricular systolic function
    Cesare Russo
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Heart 98:813-20. 2012
  5. pmc A follow-up study for left ventricular mass on chromosome 12p11 identifies potential candidate genes
    David Della-Morte
    Department of Neurology, Evelyn F McKnight Brain Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:100. 2011
  6. pmc Novel quantitative trait locus is mapped to chromosome 12p11 for left ventricular mass in Dominican families: the Family Study of Stroke Risk and Carotid Atherosclerosis
    Liyong Wang
    Department of Human Genetics, Miami Institute for Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:74. 2009
  7. pmc Endothelial dysfunction is associated with carotid plaque: a cross-sectional study from the population based Northern Manhattan Study
    Tatjana Rundek
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:35. 2006
  8. pmc Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with better endothelial function: a cross sectional study
    Keiko Suzuki
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:8. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Patent foramen ovale and the risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:797-802. 2007
  10. pmc Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and death
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 119:2376-82. 2009

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Publications64

  1. pmc Patent foramen ovale, subclinical cerebrovascular disease, and ischemic stroke in a population-based cohort
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:35-41. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between patent foramen ovale (PFO), ischemic stroke, and subclinical cerebrovascular disease in the general population...
  2. pmc Higher ambulatory blood pressure is associated with aortic valve calcification in the elderly: a population-based study
    Shinichi Iwata
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 61:55-60. 2013
    ..Diastolic ABP is independently associated with advanced calcification. This finding may have important implications in gaining further insight into the mechanism of AVC...
  3. pmc Arterial stiffness and wave reflection: sex differences and relationship with left ventricular diastolic function
    Cesare Russo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Hypertension 60:362-8. 2012
    ..Women's higher arterial stiffness, independent of body size, may contribute to their greater susceptibility to develop HFNEF...
  4. pmc Left atrial minimum volume and reservoir function as correlates of left ventricular diastolic function: impact of left ventricular systolic function
    Cesare Russo
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Heart 98:813-20. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesised that LAV(min) may be a better correlate of LV diastolic function than LAV(max)...
  5. pmc A follow-up study for left ventricular mass on chromosome 12p11 identifies potential candidate genes
    David Della-Morte
    Department of Neurology, Evelyn F McKnight Brain Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Med Genet 12:100. 2011
    ..In the present study, we use association analysis to further study the genetic effect on LVM...
  6. pmc Novel quantitative trait locus is mapped to chromosome 12p11 for left ventricular mass in Dominican families: the Family Study of Stroke Risk and Carotid Atherosclerosis
    Liyong Wang
    Department of Human Genetics, Miami Institute for Human Genomics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA
    BMC Med Genet 10:74. 2009
    ..The genetic basis of LVM is unclear although a high heritability has been suggested. We sought to map quantitative trait loci (QTL) for LVM using large Dominican families...
  7. pmc Endothelial dysfunction is associated with carotid plaque: a cross-sectional study from the population based Northern Manhattan Study
    Tatjana Rundek
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 6:35. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether endothelial dysfunction is independently associated with carotid plaque in a community of northern Manhattan...
  8. pmc Moderate alcohol consumption is associated with better endothelial function: a cross sectional study
    Keiko Suzuki
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:8. 2009
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Patent foramen ovale and the risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:797-802. 2007
    ..We sought to assess the risk of ischemic stroke from a patent foramen ovale (PFO) in the multiethnic prospective cohort of northern Manhattan...
  10. pmc Aortic arch plaques and risk of recurrent stroke and death
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 119:2376-82. 2009
    ..Aortic arch plaques are a risk factor for ischemic stroke. Although the stroke mechanism is conceivably thromboembolic, no randomized studies have evaluated the efficacy of antithrombotic therapies in preventing recurrent events...
  11. pmc Patent foramen ovale and stroke: what should be done?
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Opin Hematol 16:391-6. 2009
    ..Also, associated conditions that may guide the therapeutic choices are being investigated...
  12. ncbi request reprint Left atrial size and the risk of ischemic stroke in an ethnically mixed population
    M R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 30:2019-24. 1999
    ..Data are available almost exclusively for white patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the association between left atrial size and ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population...
  13. doi request reprint Patent foramen ovale: echocardiographic detection and clinical relevance in stroke
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Division of Cardiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:144-55; quiz 220. 2010
    ..Some cofactors possibly involved in the association between PFO and stroke are discussed, along with the various therapeutic options to prevent recurrent cerebral ischemic events in stroke patients with a PFO...
  14. pmc Left ventricular mass and geometry and the risk of ischemic stroke
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Sergievsky Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 34:2380-4. 2003
    ..The effect of LV geometry on stroke risk has not been defined. The aim of the present study was to evaluate whether LVH and LV geometry are independently associated with increased ischemic stroke risk in a multiethnic population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Transesophageal echocardiography aortic plaque imaging
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Cardiology Division, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Neuroimaging Clin N Am 12:445-59. 2002
    ..Improvement in tissue characterization and three-dimensional capabilities may further improve the diagnostic accuracy of TEE for aortic plaque detection and evaluation...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of cardioembolic stroke
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Cardiology Division, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 4:141-8. 2002
    ..This article reviews the current understanding of cardiac embolism as a mechanism for stroke, and the preventive options that are currently adopted to decrease the stroke risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Aortic atheroma morphology and the risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population
    M R Di Tullio
    Departments of Medicine, Neurology, and Public Health Epidemiology, Sergievsky Center, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 139:329-36. 2000
    ..Moreover, data have been obtained in predominantly white populations, and little is known about the association between atheromas and stroke in minorities...
  18. pmc Aortic atherosclerosis, hypercoagulability, and stroke the APRIS (Aortic Plaque and Risk of Ischemic Stroke) study
    Marco R Di Tullio
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:855-61. 2008
    ..Our goal was to assess the effect of hypercoagulability on the risk of stroke in patients with aortic plaques...
  19. ncbi request reprint Race-ethnic differences in patent foramen ovale, atrial septal aneurysm, and right atrial anatomy among ischemic stroke patients
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 34:2097-102. 2003
    ..In particular, little is known about whether patent foramen ovale (PFO), atrial septal aneurysm (ASA), and other atrial anomalies associated with cryptogenic stroke differ among minority populations...
  20. pmc Association between social isolation and left ventricular mass
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Med 124:164-70. 2011
    ..Increased left ventricular mass is a predictor of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. It is not yet clear whether social isolation is a determinant of increased left ventricular mass...
  21. pmc Left ventricular systolic dysfunction and the risk of ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population
    Allison G Hays
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 37:1715-9. 2006
    ..The stroke risk associated with LVD, especially of mild degree, in the general population is unclear. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between LVD and ischemic stroke in a multiethnic cohort...
  22. ncbi request reprint Impact of aortic stiffness on ischemic stroke in elderly patients
    Kenichi Sugioka
    Department of Medicine, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 33:2077-81. 2002
    ..The atherosclerotic process also affects aortic distensibility, which can also be assessed by TEE. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the possible association of aortic stiffness by TEE with ischemic stroke in elderly patients...
  23. pmc Impact of mitral annular calcification on cardiovascular events in a multiethnic community: the Northern Manhattan Study
    Shun Kohsaka
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 1:617-23. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the magnitude of the association between mitral annular calcification (MAC) and vascular events in a multiethnic cohort...
  24. ncbi request reprint The association between endothelial dysfunction and cardiovascular outcomes in a population-based multi-ethnic cohort
    Daichi Shimbo
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY, United States
    Atherosclerosis 192:197-203. 2007
    ..Whether FMD testing predicts cardiovascular events in asymptomatic, lower risk individuals from the general population is unknown...
  25. pmc Impaired flow-mediated vasodilatation is associated with increased left ventricular mass in a multiethnic population. The Northern Manhattan Study
    Takuya Hasegawa
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Hypertens 23:413-9. 2010
    ..We tested the hypothesis that impaired flow-mediated vasodilatation (FMD) is associated with increased LV mass in a population-based multiethnic cohort...
  26. pmc Endothelial function in individuals with coronary artery disease with and without type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Gissette Reyes-Soffer
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Metabolism 59:1365-71. 2010
    ..This finding may be relevant to the greater early and late morbidity and mortality observed in patients with both CAD and T2DM...
  27. ncbi request reprint Additional impact of electrocardiographic over echocardiographic diagnosis of left ventricular hypertrophy for predicting the risk of ischemic stroke
    Shun Kohsaka
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 149:181-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if electrocardiographically derived criteria for LVH provide additional prognostic value over echocardiography for predicting ischemic stroke in a multiethnic population...
  28. pmc Soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor 1 level is associated with left ventricular hypertrophy: the northern Manhattan study
    Yasuyoshi Takei
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 22:763-9. 2009
    ..We sought to evaluate whether inflammatory markers were independently associated with LVH in a multiethnic population in northern Manhattan...
  29. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of fasting blood glucose to predict vascular outcomes among individuals without diabetes mellitus (from the Northern Manhattan Study)
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Division of General Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1404-9. 2007
    ..The effects were more apparent for MI than for ischemic stroke; however, FBG was a strong predictor of ischemic stroke among African-American subjects...
  30. pmc Atherosclerotic disease of the proximal aorta and the risk of vascular events in a population-based cohort: the Aortic Plaques and Risk of Ischemic Stroke (APRIS) study
    Cesare Russo
    Departments of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 40:2313-8. 2009
    ..However, this association in the general population is unclear. We sought to assess whether proximal aortic plaques are associated with vascular events in a community-based cohort...
  31. pmc Race/ethnic disparities in left ventricular diastolic function in a triethnic community cohort
    Cesare Russo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 160:152-8. 2010
    ..We sought to assess whether race-ethnic differences in diastolic function exist. Such differences may contribute to the observed disparities in cardiovascular outcomes...
  32. ncbi request reprint Physical activity attenuates the effect of increased left ventricular mass on the risk of ischemic stroke: The Northern Manhattan Stroke Study
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 39:1482-8. 2002
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether the risk of ischemic stroke associated with increased left ventricular mass (LVM) is modified by physical activity (PA)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Partial loading of the left ventricle during mechanical assist device support is associated with improved myocardial function, blood flow and metabolism and increased exercise capacity
    Simon Maybaum
    Division of Circulatory Physiology, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Heart Lung Transplant 21:446-54. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the effect of the degree of left ventricular decompression, during left ventricular assist device support, on myocardial function and exercise capacity...
  34. ncbi request reprint Hypopharyngeal perforation near-miss during transesophageal echocardiography
    Jonathan E Aviv
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Columbia University Medical Center, New York Presbyterian Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Laryngoscope 114:821-6. 2004
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint High lipoprotein(a) levels and small apolipoprotein(a) sizes are associated with endothelial dysfunction in a multiethnic cohort
    Henry D Wu
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:1828-33. 2004
    ..This study sought to determine the effect of lipoprotein(a), or Lp(a), levels and apolipoprotein(a), or apo(a), sizes on endothelial function and to explore ethnic differences in their effects...
  36. ncbi request reprint Effect of aspirin and warfarin therapy in stroke patients with valvular strands
    Shunichi Homma
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 35:1436-42. 2004
    ..The recurrent rate of adverse events in stroke patients with valvular strands has not been defined and, importantly, there are no randomized studies to evaluate efficacy of antithrombotic therapies in these patients...
  37. ncbi request reprint Atrial anatomy in non-cardioembolic stroke patients: effect of medical therapy
    Shunichi Homma
    Department of Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 42:1066-72. 2003
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count is associated with aortic arch plaque thickness
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Stroke 33:2587-92. 2002
    ..Leukocyte count has been associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease, including carotid plaque thickness, in several studies. We hypothesized that white blood cell count is associated with aortic arch plaque thickness (AAPT)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Effect of medical treatment in stroke patients with patent foramen ovale: patent foramen ovale in Cryptogenic Stroke Study
    Shunichi Homma
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circulation 105:2625-31. 2002
    ..Patent foramen ovale (PFO) is associated with stroke, but there are no randomized studies to evaluate the efficacy of antithrombotic therapies...
  40. pmc Patent foramen ovale and stroke
    Shunichi Homma
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Cardiol 56:134-41. 2010
    ..The present article will review the evidence regarding this association, the technical aspects of PFO detection, and the preventive options to decrease the risk of recurrent cerebral events...
  41. ncbi request reprint Seropositivity to Chlamydia pneumoniae is associated with risk of first ischemic stroke
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Stroke 37:790-5. 2006
    ..The objective of this study is to determine whether serological evidence of C pneumoniae infection is associated with risk of ischemic stroke...
  42. ncbi request reprint Leukocyte count is associated with reduced endothelial reactivity
    Mitchell S V Elkind
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and the Columbia University Medical Center of New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Atherosclerosis 181:329-38. 2005
    ..Leukocyte count has been associated with cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease in several studies. We hypothesized that white blood cell count is associated with endothelial reactivity...
  43. ncbi request reprint Effect of social support on nocturnal blood pressure dipping
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Division of Cardiology, Columbia University, 622 W 168th Street, PH 3 342, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:7-12. 2008
    ..Non-Hispanic blacks have higher rates of cardiovascular morbidity and mortality from hypertension and are more likely to have ambulatory blood pressure (ABP) that remains high at night (nondipping)...
  44. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound assessment of subclinical cardiovascular disease in a community-based multiethnic population and comparison to the Framingham score
    Yukio Abe
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1374-8. 2006
    ..In the intermediate FRS category, FRS appears to underestimate the coronary risk more in women than in men and more in whites and especially in blacks than in Hispanics...
  45. pmc Genetic contribution to brachial artery flow-mediated dilation: the Northern Manhattan Family Study
    Keiko Suzuki
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:212-6. 2008
    ..The importance of genetic contribution to FMD and baseline brachial artery diameter has not been shown in Hispanic populations. The purpose of this study was to estimate the heritability of FMD...
  46. ncbi request reprint Relation of plasma glucose and endothelial function in a population-based multiethnic sample of subjects without diabetes mellitus
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1273-7. 2005
    ..These results further support the role of hyperglycemia in the pathogenesis of vascular dysfunction at different stages of diabetes development and the role of impaired fasting glucose as a risk factor for macrovascular disease...
  47. pmc Self-reported peripheral arterial disease predicts future vascular events in a community-based cohort
    Maya J Salameh
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 23:1423-8. 2008
    ..Lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is highly prevalent and strongly associated with cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. The ankle-brachial index used to screen for PAD is not routinely performed in primary care settings...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prognostic implications of left ventricular mass among Hispanics: the Northern Manhattan Study
    Carlos J Rodriguez
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 48:87-92. 2006
    ..Our findings identify the Hispanic population with increased LVM as a high-risk subgroup...
  49. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of using a real-time 3-dimensional technique for contrast dobutamine stress echocardiography
    Todd Pulerwitz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 19:540-5. 2006
    ..RT3D dobutamine contrast stress echocardiography is feasible, greatly improves image quality compared with noncontrast images, and quickly acquires full data sets for subsequent analysis...
  50. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular mobile thrombus associated with ventricular assist device: diagnosis by transesophageal echocardiography
    Yumiko Miyake
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Circ J 68:383-4. 2004
    ..A 61-year-old woman supported with VAD with LV apical cannulation had a mobile LV thrombus adjacent to the inflow cannula diagnosed by transesophageal echocardiography...
  51. pmc Carotid bruit for detection of hemodynamically significant carotid stenosis: the Northern Manhattan Study
    Elizabeth V Ratchford
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Neurol Res 31:748-52. 2009
    ..We aimed to establish the prevalence of carotid bruits and the diagnostic accuracy of auscultation for detection of hemodynamically significant carotid stenosis, using carotid duplex as the gold standard...
  52. pmc Association between carotid intima-media thickness and aortic arch plaques
    Elena Tessitore
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 23:772-7. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate this association in an elderly asymptomatic cohort and to assess the possibility of using CIMT to predict the presence or absence of large aortic arch plaques...
  53. ncbi request reprint Coronary vasomotor function is abnormal in first-degree relatives of patients with type 2 diabetes
    Kumiko Hirata
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 30:150-3. 2007
  54. pmc Metabolic syndrome, endothelial dysfunction, and risk of cardiovascular events: the Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS)
    Takeki Suzuki
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am Heart J 156:405-10. 2008
    ..We tested the hypothesis that both MetS and endothelial dysfunction are vascular risk factors and provide additive prognostic values in predicting cardiovascular events in a multiethnic community sample...
  55. doi request reprint Stroke location and association with fatal cardiac outcomes: Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS)
    Fred Rincon
    Department of Neurology, College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 39:2425-31. 2008
    ..We sought to determine the association between stroke location and cardiac death or MI in a multiethnic community-based cohort...
  56. doi request reprint Clinical utility of new real time three-dimensional transthoracic echocardiography in assessment of mitral valve prolapse
    Kumiko Hirata
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Echocardiography 25:482-8. 2008
    ..We sought to evaluate the feasibility of RT3D for the assessment of MVP segments when compared with transesophageal echocardiography (TEE) and intraoperative findings...
  57. pmc Relationship between serum lipid values and atherosclerotic burden in the proximal thoracic aorta
    Shun Kohsaka
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Stroke 5:257-63. 2010
    ..We conducted a cross-sectional analysis in a population-based cohort to compare the strength of the associations among various lipid parameters and the presence of atherosclerotic plaque in the proximal thoracic aorta...
  58. pmc Heritability of left ventricular mass and other morphologic variables in Caribbean Hispanic subjects: the Northern Manhattan Family Study
    Suh Hang Hank Juo
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:735-7. 2005
  59. ncbi request reprint Diastolic dysfunction does ethnicity matter?
    Marco R Di Tullio
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1022-3. 2008
  60. pmc Association between diabetes mellitus and left ventricular hypertrophy in a multiethnic population
    Kazuo Eguchi
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Jichi Medical University School of Medicine, Tochigi, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 101:1787-91. 2008
    ..Presence of T2DM increased the risk of LV hypertrophy by about 1.5-fold, and it possibly interacted with central obesity...
  61. pmc Electrocardiographic left atrial abnormalities and risk of ischemic stroke
    Shun Kohsaka
    Department of Cardiology, Texas Heart Institute, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Stroke 36:2481-3. 2005
    ..We evaluated the association between electrocardiographic left atrial abnormality (ECG-LAA) and ischemic stroke, especially whether ECG-LAA provides additional prognostic information to that provided by echocardiography...
  62. pmc Patent foramen ovale and migraine: a cross-sectional study from the Northern Manhattan Study (NOMAS)
    Tatjana Rundek
    Department of Neurology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Circulation 118:1419-24. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the association between PFO and migraine among stroke-free individuals in an urban, population-based, multiethnic cohort...
  63. ncbi request reprint Quantitative assessment of severity of mitral regurgitation by serial echocardiography in a multicenter clinical trial of percutaneous mitral valve repair
    Elyse Foster
    Department of Cardiology, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1577-83. 2007
    ..0; p <0.0018). In conclusion, quantitative assessment of MR is feasible in a multicenter trial, and percutaneous mitral repair with the MitraClip produces a sustained decrease in MR severity to moderate or less for > or =6 months...
  64. ncbi request reprint Mitral valve hemodynamic effects of percutaneous edge-to-edge repair with the MitraClip device for mitral regurgitation
    Howard C Herrmann
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratories, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 68:821-8. 2006
    ..The effects on the mitral valve gradient (MVG) and mitral valve area (MVA) are not known...

Research Grants10

  1. ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC STROKE PREDICTORS IN A TRI-ETHNIC COMM
    Marco Di Tullio; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This study will be the first prospective cohort study to evaluate the role of multiple echocardiographic risk factors for ischemic stroke in a community of whites, blacks and Hispanics living in the same area. ..
  2. ARCH PLAQUES AND STROKE IN AN ETHNICALLY MIXED COMMUNITY
    Marco Di Tullio; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The study will provide important data on stroke pathophysiology and set the ground for clinical trials to assess the efficacy of therapeutic options in treating elderly patients with stroke and aortic arch atheromas. ..
  3. Aortic, Cardiovascular Disease and Silent Brain Infarcts
    Marco Di Tullio; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The present application will help fill gaps in knowledge on silent brain infarcts and their risk factors in the elderly, and identify subjects at higher risk before a symptomatic stroke or other vascular event occurs. ..