Jack Wang

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Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dual X-Ray absorptiometry in pediatric studies: changing scan modes alters bone and body composition measurements
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 2:135-41. 1999
  2. ncbi request reprint Four commonly used dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scanners do not identically classify subjects for osteopenia or osteoporosis by T-score in four bone regions BIz11.5
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:191-8. 2005
  3. pmc Regional body volumes, BMI, waist circumference, and percentage fat in severely obese adults
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2688-98. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry in body composition. An overview
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:317-26. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and body cell mass in African-American, Asian, and Caucasian adults
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S305-8. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Regional subcutaneous-fat loss induced by caloric restriction in obese women
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obes Res 10:885-90. 2002
  7. pmc Validation of a 3-dimensional photonic scanner for the measurement of body volumes, dimensions, and percentage body fat
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:809-16. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of waist circumferences measured at 4 sites
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:379-84. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlations between skeletal muscle mass and bone mass in children 6-18 years: influences of sex, ethnicity, and pubertal status
    J Wang
    Department of Medicine, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Growth Dev Aging 63:99-109. 1999
  10. pmc Evaluation of between-methods agreement of extracellular water measurements in adults and children
    Analiza M Silva
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:315-23. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Dual X-Ray absorptiometry in pediatric studies: changing scan modes alters bone and body composition measurements
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 2:135-41. 1999
    ..This study suggests that scan mode selections based on trunk size, BMI, or BSA instead of body weight may improve continuity of bone and body composition measurements by the DXA technique in pediatric subjects...
  2. ncbi request reprint Four commonly used dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry scanners do not identically classify subjects for osteopenia or osteoporosis by T-score in four bone regions BIz11.5
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:191-8. 2005
    ..These results indicate that classification of bone density in individual subjects using T-scores varies by different DXA scanners, even the scanners were made by the same manufacturer...
  3. pmc Regional body volumes, BMI, waist circumference, and percentage fat in severely obese adults
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:2688-98. 2007
    ....
  4. ncbi request reprint Anthropometry in body composition. An overview
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:317-26. 2000
    ..A reproducibility of +/- 2% for C and +/- 10% for SF measurements usually is required to certify the anthropometrist...
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between body mass index and body cell mass in African-American, Asian, and Caucasian adults
    J Wang
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S305-8. 2003
    ..The fraction, BCM/FFM decreased with BMI in all subgroups by race, sex, and age, and males decreased more per age and AA decrease more than A and C. Not only the BCM-BMI relationship but also BCM/FFM vs. BMI is important to health...
  6. ncbi request reprint Regional subcutaneous-fat loss induced by caloric restriction in obese women
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obes Res 10:885-90. 2002
    ....
  7. pmc Validation of a 3-dimensional photonic scanner for the measurement of body volumes, dimensions, and percentage body fat
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 83:809-16. 2006
    ..The 3-dimensional photonic scan (3DPS) technique has been used during the past decade in the fashion industry and for epidemiologic surveys to estimate human body sizes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Comparisons of waist circumferences measured at 4 sites
    Jack Wang
    Body Composition Unit and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:379-84. 2003
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Correlations between skeletal muscle mass and bone mass in children 6-18 years: influences of sex, ethnicity, and pubertal status
    J Wang
    Department of Medicine, St Lukes Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Growth Dev Aging 63:99-109. 1999
    ..Thus TBK/TBCa can be used as an index of relative growth in skeletal muscle mass and bone mass in white, black, and Asian children according to sex, age and pubertal status...
  10. pmc Evaluation of between-methods agreement of extracellular water measurements in adults and children
    Analiza M Silva
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:315-23. 2008
    ..Extracellular water (ECW), a relevant molecular level component for clinical assessment, is commonly obtained by 2 methods that rely on assumptions that may not be possible to test at the time the measurements are made...
  11. ncbi request reprint Total body potassium differs by sex and race across the adult age span
    Qing He
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 1025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:72-7. 2003
    ..Total body potassium (TBK) is an index of fat-free mass. Data describing changes in TBK in African American, Asian, or Hispanic populations have not been reported...
  12. ncbi request reprint Serum iron and body fat distribution in a multiethnic cohort of adults living in New York City
    Earle C Chambers
    New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 106:680-4. 2006
    ..To examine the relationship between serum iron and body composition in a multiracial adult cohort...
  13. ncbi request reprint Sex and race differences in fat distribution among Asian, African-American, and Caucasian prepubertal children
    Qing He
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2164-70. 2002
    ..This comparison of African-American, Asian, and Caucasian prepubertal children suggests phenotypic differences. Additional studies are needed to explore the metabolic and health risk implications of these findings...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sex-specific fat distribution is not linear across pubertal groups in a multiethnic study
    Qing He
    Body Composition Unit Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Plant Basement New York, New York 10025, USA
    Obes Res 12:725-33. 2004
    ..To investigate sexual dimorphism and race differences in fat distribution (android/gynoid) before and during puberty...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex difference in the effect of puberty on the relationship between fat mass and bone mass in 926 healthy subjects, 6 to 18 years old
    Alexandra Ackerman
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:819-25. 2006
    ..The epidemic of pediatric obesity and reported higher incident of fracture risk in obese children led us to study the influence of fat mass on bone mineral content (BMC) in children...
  16. pmc A new total body potassium method to estimate total body skeletal muscle mass in children
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Nutr 137:1988-91. 2007
    ..Because the adult TBK SM prediction model is not applicable for pediatric use, this study provides new empirical TBK SM prediction equations that should prove useful for studies on nutrition, growth, and development in children...
  17. ncbi request reprint Trunk fat and blood pressure in children through puberty
    Qing He
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Circulation 105:1093-8. 2002
    ..The aim of the present study was to investigate the relationship between BP and body fat distribution in a large cross-sectional pediatric sample. The effects of race, sex, and puberty on this relationship were assessed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Total body protein mass: validation of total body potassium prediction model in children and adolescents
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Nutr 136:1032-6. 2006
    ..032, P > 0.05). The TBK-Mo model can thus be used to estimate TBPro in healthy adults, adolescents, and children > 5 y old...
  19. ncbi request reprint Serum magnesium and type-2 diabetes in African Americans and Hispanics: a New York cohort
    Earle C Chambers
    Obesity Research Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:509-13. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship of serum Mg with stage of diabetes measured by fasting serum glucose in a cohort of 485 African American and Hispanic adults...
  20. ncbi request reprint Korean and Caucasian overweight premenopausal women have different relationship of body mass index to percent body fat with age
    Sochung Chung
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Appl Physiol 99:103-7. 2005
    ..Investigators who use BMI as an index of fatness should be aware of the well documented differences in the relationship of BMI and fatness across race/ethnic groups...
  21. ncbi request reprint Treatment of anorexia nervosa is associated with increases in bone mineral density, and recovery is a biphasic process involving both nutrition and return of menses
    Jennifer Dominguez
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 86:92-9. 2007
    ..Recovery from osteoporosis in anorexia nervosa (AN) is uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prepubertal Asians have less limb skeletal muscle
    Mi Yeon Song
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York 10025, USA
    J Appl Physiol 92:2285-91. 2002
    ..07); 4) and Asian girls had significantly less ASM than Asian boys (P < 0.001). This study indicates that skeletal muscle mass as a fraction of body weight is smaller in Asian compared with African-American and Caucasian children...
  23. pmc Total-body skeletal muscle mass: estimation by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry in children and adolescents
    Jaehee Kim
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:1014-20. 2006
    ..Skeletal muscle (SM) is an important compartment but is difficult to quantify in children and adolescents...
  24. ncbi request reprint Validation of an elliptical anthropometric model to estimate visceral compartment area
    Qing He
    Division of Gastroenterology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Obes Res 12:250-7. 2004
    ..However, the two-dimensional shape of the abdomen is rarely circular. This study validated an elliptical model of cross-sectional total abdominal area (TAA), subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) area, and VCA at the L(4)-L(5) level...
  25. ncbi request reprint Dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry lean soft tissue hydration: independent contributions of intra- and extracellular water
    Marie Pierre St-Onge
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New Youk, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 287:E842-7. 2004
    ..This observation has implications for the accuracy of body fat measurements by DEXA and the use of TBW as a means of checking DEXA system calibration...
  26. pmc Adipose tissue distribution after weight restoration and weight maintenance in women with anorexia nervosa
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, and New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:1132-7. 2009
    ..Whether these abnormalities persist over time remains unknown...
  27. ncbi request reprint Pencil-beam vs fan-beam dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry comparisons across four systems: body composition and bone mineral
    Janet Mae P Soriano
    Body Composition Unit and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 7:281-9. 2004
    ..We conclude that longitudinal studies should always be evaluated on the same system when possible, and translation models should be used to assess cross-instrument differences...
  28. ncbi request reprint Prediction models for evaluation of total-body bone mass with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry among children and adolescents
    Mary Horlick
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e337-45. 2004
    ..Our objective was to develop an algorithm for the evaluation of bone mass among children that included known determinants of bone mass and of its measurement with DXA...
  29. ncbi request reprint Is percentage body fat differentially related to body mass index in Hispanic Americans, African Americans, and European Americans?
    Jose R Fernandez
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital and the Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:71-5. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Whole-body skeletal muscle mass: development and validation of total-body potassium prediction models
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:76-82. 2003
    ..There are now > 30 whole-body counters worldwide that have large cross-sectional and longitudinal TBK databases...
  31. ncbi request reprint Body fat redistribution after weight gain in women with anorexia nervosa
    Laurel Mayer
    Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 81:1286-91. 2005
    ..Increasing evidence suggests that the fat distribution immediately after weight restoration in patients with AN differs from the distribution typical of healthy adult women...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antiretroviral therapy affects the composition of weight loss in HIV infection: implications for clinical nutrition
    Bruno S Maia
    Faculty of Nutrition and Food Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal, and Gastroenterology Division, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Clin Nutr 24:971-8. 2005
    ..HIV-infected patients treated with antiretroviral (ARV) agents may lose subcutaneous fat (lipoatrophy) in the absence of FFM depletion, which could confound the clinical interpretation of weight loss...
  33. pmc Quantitative magnetic resonance fat measurements in humans correlate with established methods but are biased
    Dympna Gallagher
    New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:2047-54. 2010
    ..Should the latter be accomplished, QMR holds promise as a highly precise, rapid, and safe, noninvasive method for estimating the amount of and changes in TBF in overweight and severely obese persons...
  34. ncbi request reprint Body cell mass: model development and validation at the cellular level of body composition
    ZiMian Wang
    Weight Control Unit, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E123-8. 2004
    ..0083 x TBK) formulated on rough tissue composition estimates. The present analyses provide a physiologically based, improved, and validated TBK-BCM prediction formula that should prove useful in body composition and metabolism research...
  35. pmc Does percent body fat predict outcome in anorexia nervosa?
    Laurel E S Mayer
    Eating Disorders Research Unit, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, and New York Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 164:970-2. 2007
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the relationship of body composition and neuroendocrine levels with clinical outcome in women with anorexia nervosa in a relapse-prevention trial...
  36. pmc Four-compartment cellular level body composition model: comparison of two approaches
    Wei Shen
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and Institute of Human Nutrition, Weight Control Unit, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obes Res 13:58-65. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop and compare two DXA-based four-compartment [body weight=body cell mass (BCM)+extracellular fluid (ECF)+extracellular solids (ECS)+fat] cellular level models...
  37. ncbi request reprint Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry-measured lean soft tissue mass: differing relation to body cell mass across the adult life span
    Marie Pierre St-Onge
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 59:796-800. 2004
    ..001) than women; quadratic and cubic age terms were also significant or approached significance. Thus, the fraction of LST as BCM is smaller in older adults, a finding that has implications for the interpretation of DEXA results...
  38. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and variation of fat-free mass density: a cellular-level body composition modeling study
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 284:E267-73. 2003
    ..The difference in FFM density across sex, race, and age groups was examined with the developed model. The present study thus provides a conceptual framework for the systematic study of FFM density in humans...
  39. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral content is lower in prepubertal HIV-infected children
    Stephen M Arpadi
    Comprehensive Care Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, U S A
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 29:450-4. 2002
    ..TBBMC is decreased in HIV-infected children. As a result of compromised bone mineral accrual, HIV-infected children may be at increased risk for osteoporosis and related complications...
  40. ncbi request reprint Measurement of percentage of body fat in 411 children and adolescents: a comparison of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry with a four-compartment model
    Aviva B Sopher
    Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 113:1285-90. 2004
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of recombinant human growth hormone in the treatment of visceral fat accumulation in HIV infection
    Ellen S Engelson
    Gastrointestinal Division, Obesity Research Center, New York 10025, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 30:379-91. 2002
    ..However, frequent adverse effects warrant controlled studies and careful patient monitoring, especially regarding glucose tolerance...
  42. pmc Age-related skeletal muscle decline is similar in HIV-infected and uninfected individuals
    Kevin E Yarasheski
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 66:332-40. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that muscle mass would be lower and decline faster in HIV-infected adults than in similar-aged controls...
  43. pmc Metabolically active portion of fat-free mass: a cellular body composition level modeling analysis
    ZiMian Wang
    Obesity Research Center, 1090 Amsterdam Ave, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 292:E49-53. 2007
    ..584 +/- 0.041 and 0.529 +/- 0.041 for adult men and women (P < 0.001), respectively. A multiple linear regression model showed that there are independent significant associations of sex, age, and fat mass with BCM/FFM...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relative influences of sex, race, environment, and HIV infection on body composition in adults
    D P Kotler
    Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:432-9. 1999
    ..The factors that control body composition in disease are uncertain...
  45. pmc Truncal fat in relation to total body fat: influences of age, sex, ethnicity and fatness
    C H Wu
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1384-91. 2007
    ..To investigate the influence of age, sex, ethnicity and total fatness on central obesity in four ethnic populations...
  46. ncbi request reprint Association of lean tissue and fat mass with bone mineral content in children and adolescents
    Angelo Pietrobelli
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Obes Res 10:56-60. 2002
    ..Based on suggested skeletal muscle-bone relationships, this study tested the hypothesis that in children and adolescents lean tissue mass (LTM) is a better predictor of total bone mineral content (TBMC) than is FM...
  47. pmc Predicting fat percent by skinfolds in racial groups: Durnin and Womersley revisited
    Lance E Davidson
    New York Obesity Nutrition Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:542-9. 2011
    ....
  48. pmc iDXA, Prodigy, and DPXL dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry whole-body scans: a cross-calibration study
    Holly Hull
    Department of Medicine, Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Institute of Human Nutrition, Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 12:95-102. 2009
    ....
  49. ncbi request reprint Bioimpedance for severe obesity: comparing research methods for total body water and resting energy expenditure
    Gladys W Strain
    Department of Surgery, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1953-6. 2008
    ..Research methods such as deuterium (D(2)O) dilution and metabolic carts are problematic in the clinical setting. We compared bioimpedance analysis (BIA) predicted (Tanita TBF-310) and measured TBW and REE...
  50. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of pediatric whole body bone and body composition measures by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry using the GE Lunar Prodigy
    Lauren Margulies
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, and Columbia University, New York, NY 10025, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:298-304. 2005
    ..The results of this study can be used by clinicians and researchers for interpretation of longitudinal observations and for power calculations...
  51. ncbi request reprint Is there an association between skeletal muscle mass and bone mineral density among African-American, Asian-American, and European-American women?
    A J Sun
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Institute of Human Nutrition, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S309-13. 2003
    ..Body weight and age were positively and negatively associated with TBBMD, respectively, and the relationship was stronger in POM. In all race groups the variability in TBBMD was significantly greater in POM women...
  52. ncbi request reprint Estrogen and exercise may be related to body fat distribution and leptin in young women
    Jardena J Puder
    Department of Medicine, University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York, USA
    Fertil Steril 86:694-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the effects of estrogen deficiency and exercise on body composition and leptin in young women...
  53. ncbi request reprint Air displacement plethysmography: validation in overweight and obese subjects
    Samir R Ginde
    Weight Control Unit, 1090 Amsterdam Avenue, 14th Floor, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Obes Res 13:1232-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare D(b) measured by ADP to D(b) measured by underwater weighing (UWW) in subjects ranging from normal weight to severely obese...
  54. ncbi request reprint Detection of segmental internal fat by bioelectrical impedance analysis in a biological phantom
    Qing He
    Division of Gastroenterology, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 1111 Amsterdam Avenue, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Nutrition 19:541-4. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that surface impedance, determined by bioimpedance analysis, might be used to predict regional internal fat content change in a phantom model...
  55. doi request reprint Total body bone measurements: a cross-sectional study in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia during and following completion of therapy
    Kara M Kelly
    Division of Pediatric Oncology, Columbia University Medical Center, Morgan Stanley Children s Hospital of New York Presbyterian, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Pediatr Blood Cancer 52:33-8. 2009
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Bone density and amenorrhea in ballet dancers are related to a decreased resting metabolic rate and lower leptin levels
    Becky A Kaufman
    Department of Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 87:2777-83. 2002
    ....
  57. ncbi request reprint Fat distribution in HIV-infected patients reporting truncal enlargement quantified by whole-body magnetic resonance imaging
    E S Engelson
    Gastrointestinal Division, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 69:1162-9. 1999
    ..Antiretroviral therapy has improved the prospects for people infected with HIV, but some develop a syndrome of profound body habitus and metabolic alterations that include truncal enlargement...
  58. ncbi request reprint Changes in body composition of children with chronic renal failure on growth hormone
    V L Johnson
    Department of Pediatrics, Weill Medical Collee of Cornell University, New York, NY 10021, USA
    Pediatr Nephrol 14:695-700. 2000
    ..Despite these improvements, no change was observed in the body mass index (BMI). Measurement of BMI alone does not define the compartmental catabolic losses in FFM...
  59. ncbi request reprint Use of a Durnin-Womersley formula to estimate change in subcutaneous fat content in HIV-infected subjects
    Shireen Andrade
    Gastrointestinal Division, the Weight Control Unit, The Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 75:587-92. 2002
    ..HIV-infected individuals may develop malnutrition or lipodystrophy, leading to losses of subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance analysis models for prediction of total body water and fat-free mass in healthy and HIV-infected children and adolescents
    Mary Horlick
    Children s Hospital of New York, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:991-9. 2002
    ..Bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) is an attractive method of measuring pediatric body composition in the field, but the applicability of existing equations to diverse populations has been questioned...
  61. ncbi request reprint Segment-specific resistivity improves body fluid volume estimates from bioimpedance spectroscopy in hemodialysis patients
    F Zhu
    Renal Research Institute, Yorkville Dialysis Center, 1555 3rd Ave 218, New York, NY 10128, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 100:717-24. 2006
    ..Use of segmental resistivity values combined with adjustment for body volumes that are neglected by traditional SBIS technique significantly improves estimations of body fluid volume in hemodialysis patients...
  62. doi request reprint Everolimus-eluting versus paclitaxel-eluting stents in coronary artery disease
    Gregg W Stone
    Columbia University Medical Center New York Presbyterian Hospital and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation, New York, NY 10022, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:1663-74. 2010
    ..Previous studies have established the superiority of coronary everolimus-eluting stents over paclitaxel-eluting stents with respect to angiographic findings. However, these trials were not powered for superiority in clinical end points...
  63. ncbi request reprint Magnitude and variation of ratio of total body potassium to fat-free mass: a cellular level modeling study
    Z Wang
    Obesity Research Center, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 281:E1-7. 2001
    ..The present study provides a conceptual framework for examining the separate TBK/FFM determinants and suggests important limitations of the TBK/FFM method used in estimating total body fat in humans and other mammals...
  64. ncbi request reprint Body composition changes during Tanner stage 5
    M Horlick
    Body Composition Unit, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:410-5. 2000
    ..We propose that peak levels of lean body components should be included in the definition of maturity in certain clinical and metabolic situations...
  65. ncbi request reprint Body composition in prepubertal children with human immunodeficiency virus type 1 infection
    S M Arpadi
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, College of Physicians and Surgeons and School of Public Health, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, NY 10025, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 152:688-93. 1998
    ..To characterize the body composition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)-infected children, especially those with growth failure (GF), using laboratory-based methods...
  66. ncbi request reprint Relative overhydration of fat-free mass in postobese versus never-obese subjects
    P A Leone
    Department of Medicine, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Columbia University, New York, New York 10025, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 904:514-9. 2000
    ..05). These observations are important for interpreting body weight, body composition, and metabolic data of obese subjects who lost weight and maintained their weight loss over the long term...
  67. ncbi request reprint Prediction of body cell mass, fat-free mass, and total body water with bioelectrical impedance analysis: effects of race, sex, and disease
    D P Kotler
    Gastrointestinal Division, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York 10025, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 64:489S-497S. 1996
    ..These results indicate that body composition can be estimated with simple and easily applied techniques, and that the estimates are sufficiently precise for use in clinical investigation and practice...
  68. ncbi request reprint Body fat and water changes during pregnancy in women with different body weight and weight gain
    S A Lederman
    Columbia University School of Public Health, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 90:483-8. 1997
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Hemodynamic effects of direct biventricular compression studied in isovolumic and ejecting isolated canine hearts
    J H Artrip
    Department of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 99:2177-84. 1999
    ..The effect of uniform DCC on left and right ventricular performance was evaluated in 7 isolated canine heart preparations...
  70. ncbi request reprint Acute type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibition with sildenafil enhances flow-mediated vasodilation in patients with chronic heart failure
    S D Katz
    Division of Circulatory Physiology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 36:845-51. 2000
    ..To determine the acute effects of type 5 phosphodiesterase inhibition with sildenafil on flow-mediated vasodilation in the brachial artery of patients with chronic heart failure...
  71. ncbi request reprint Prepubertal girls with premature adrenarche have greater bone mineral content and density than controls
    A B Sopher
    Department of Pediatrics, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 86:5269-72. 2001
    ..The findings of this study suggest that hormonal alterations associated with PA affect bone mineral accrual and may elucidate the mechanisms involved in this process...
  72. ncbi request reprint Metabolic consequences of body size and body composition in hemodialysis patients
    S R Sarkar
    Renal Research Institute and Beth Israel Medical Center, New York, USA
    Kidney Int 70:1832-9. 2006
    ..The poorer survival observed in smaller dialysis patients may be related to these relative differences...
  73. ncbi request reprint Assessment of segmental wall motion abnormalities using contrast two-dimensional echocardiography in awake mice
    K Suehiro
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 280:H1729-35. 2001
    ..Thus echocardiographic assessment of segmental wall motion in awake mice was feasible and the accuracy was improved with the use of a contrast agent...
  74. ncbi request reprint Effects of whey protein and resistance exercise on body cell mass, muscle strength, and quality of life in women with HIV
    D Agin
    Gastrointestinal Division, St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, New York, New York 10025, USA
    AIDS 15:2431-40. 2001
    ..To determine the effects of whey protein, resistance exercise, and combined protein and exercise treatment on body cell mass (BCM), muscle strength, and quality of life (QOL) in HIV-infected women with reduced BCM...
  75. ncbi request reprint Lipodystrophy in HIV-infected children is associated with high viral load and low CD4+ -lymphocyte count and CD4+ -lymphocyte percentage at baseline and use of protease inhibitors and stavudine
    S M Arpadi
    St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York City, New York, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 27:30-4. 2001
    ..Studies to determine whether HIV-infected children with changes in regional fat also experience increases in "atherogenic" lipids and insulin resistance as described in adults with HIV-associated LD are warranted...
  76. pmc Regional adipose tissue and lipid and lipoprotein levels in HIV-infected women
    Judith Currier
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 48:35-43. 2008
    ..HIV infection and antiretroviral therapy are associated with dyslipidemia, but the association between regional body fat and lipid levels is not well described...
  77. ncbi request reprint Surgical removal of visceral fat reverses hepatic insulin resistance
    N Barzilai
    Department of Medicine, and Diabetes Research and Training Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Diabetes 48:94-8. 1999
    ..We conclude that visceral fat is a potent modulator of insulin action on hepatic glucose production and gene expression...
  78. ncbi request reprint Direct coronary artery perfusion from the left ventricle
    K Suehiro
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Columbia University, New York City, NY 10032, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 121:307-15. 2001
    ..Therefore, a conduit from the left ventricle to an epicardial vessel could serve as a rapidly deployable means of revascularizing totally occluded coronary vessels for which suitable natural conduits are not available...
  79. ncbi request reprint Gonadal steroids and hypothalamic galanin and neuropeptide Y: role in eating behavior and body weight control in female rats
    S F Leibowitz
    Rockefeller University, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Endocrinology 139:1771-80. 1998
    ..This evidence suggests that in the female rat, both GAL and NPY in the MPOA may contribute to the overeating and increased weight gain that occur during a fat-rich diet...
  80. ncbi request reprint Assessment of left ventricular systolic function using contrast two-dimensional echocardiography with a high-frequency transducer in the awake murine model of myocardial infarction
    K Suehiro
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Jpn Circ J 65:979-83. 2001
    ....
  81. pmc Surfactant use for premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome in three New York city hospitals: discordance of practice from a community clinician consensus standard
    E A Howell
    Department of Health Policy, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    J Perinatol 30:590-5. 2010
    ....
  82. ncbi request reprint Pencil-beam versus fan-beam dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry comparisons across four systems: appendicular lean soft tissue
    E Ioannidou
    New York Obesity Research Center St Luke s Roosevelt Hospital, Institute of Human Nutrition College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Acta Diabetol 40:S83-5. 2003
    ..There was no significant bias detected across the four systems. ALST estimates from the evaluated DXA systems are comparable and thus appear interchangeable as methods for quantifying total body SM in vivo...
  83. pmc Age, gender, and education norms on the CERAD neuropsychological battery in the oldest old
    M S Beeri
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, One Gustave Levy Place, Box 1230, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Neurology 67:1006-10. 2006
    ..To evaluate the performance of nondemented subjects 85 years and older on the Consortium to Establish a Registry for Alzheimer's Disease (CERAD) neuropsychological battery, and to assess its relationship with sociodemographic variables...
  84. ncbi request reprint beta-adrenergic receptor blockers restore cardiac calcium release channel (ryanodine receptor) structure and function in heart failure
    S Reiken
    Center for Molecular Cardiology, Department of Pharmacology, Circulatory Physiology Division, Department of Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY, USA
    Circulation 104:2843-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: These results may, in part, explain the improved cardiac function observed in heart failure patients treated with beta-adrenergic receptor blockers...
  85. ncbi request reprint Decreased visceral adiposity accounts for leptin effect on hepatic but not peripheral insulin action
    N Barzilai
    Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Am J Physiol 277:E291-8. 1999
    ..We conclude that 1) a moderate decrease in VF uniformly leads to a marked increase in hepatic insulin action, but 2) the effects of leptin on peripheral insulin action are not due to the associated changes in VF or beta3 activation...
  86. ncbi request reprint Targeted overexpression of parathyroid hormone-related protein (PTHrP) to vascular smooth muscle in transgenic mice lowers blood pressure and alters vascular contractility
    S Maeda
    Department of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0547, USA
    Endocrinology 140:1815-25. 1999
    ..We postulate that the heterologous desensitization to acetylcholine-induced relaxation in PTHrP-overexpressing blood vessels involves desensitization of second messenger/effector signaling pathways common to PTHrP and acetylcholine...
  87. ncbi request reprint A growth factor mixture that significantly enhances angiogenesis in vivo
    W Roethy
    Department of Medicine, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 299:494-500. 2001
    ..The use of multiple growth factors may be an effective strategy for therapeutic angiogenesis provided a more effective delivery strategy is devised that can achieve improved maximum blood flow potential...
  88. pmc The non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor efavirenz stimulates replication of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 harboring certain non-nucleoside resistance mutations
    J Wang
    Department of Medicine, 601 Elmwood Ave, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Virology 402:228-37. 2010
    ..These studies have important implications regarding the treatment of HIV-1 with combination nucleoside and non-nucleoside therapies...
  89. ncbi request reprint Why most workers with occupational repetitive trauma do not file for workers' compensation
    K D Rosenman
    Department of Medicine, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824 1316, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:25-34. 2000
    ..Our study population consisted mainly of unionized autoworkers, and our findings may not be generalizable to the total workforce...
  90. ncbi request reprint Cardiac dysfunction caused by myocardium-specific expression of a mutant thyroid hormone receptor
    C Pazos-Moura
    Thyroid Unit, Department of Medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Circ Res 86:700-6. 2000
    ..This is the first demonstration indicating that isolated cardiac hypothyroidism causes cardiac dysfunction in the absence of changes in the adrenergic or peripheral vascular system...
  91. ncbi request reprint Selective renal vasodilation and active renal artery perfusion improve renal function in dogs with acute heart failure
    K Suehiro
    The Cardiac Physiology Laboratory, Division of Circulatory Physiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 298:1154-60. 2001
    ..5 +/- 2.6 versus 40.3 +/- 24.7 ml/15 min, p = 0.03). In conclusion, ARP and selective renal vasodilation may effectively promote salt and water excretion in the setting of heart failure, particularly when systemic blood pressure is low...
  92. ncbi request reprint Anesthetic inhibition in ischemic and nonischemic murine heart: comparison with conscious echocardiographic approach
    S Takuma
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 280:H2364-70. 2001
    ....
  93. ncbi request reprint Capacitative Ca(2+) entry in agonist-induced pulmonary vasoconstriction
    S S McDaniel
    Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 280:L870-80. 2001
    ..These results suggest that CCE, potentially through transient receptor potential-encoded Ca(2+) channels, plays an important role in agonist-mediated PA contraction...
  94. ncbi request reprint Lysine-rich histone (H1) is a lysyl substrate of tissue transglutaminase: possible involvement of transglutaminase in the formation of nuclear aggregates in (CAG)(n)/Q(n) expansion diseases
    A J Cooper
    Department of Biochemistry, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, New York, NY, USA
    Dev Neurosci 22:404-17. 2000
    ....
  95. ncbi request reprint Neovascularization of ischemic myocardium by human bone-marrow-derived angioblasts prevents cardiomyocyte apoptosis, reduces remodeling and improves cardiac function
    A A Kocher
    Department of Surgery, Columbia University, New York, New York, USA
    Nat Med 7:430-6. 2001
    ....
  96. ncbi request reprint Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery
    Sai Krupa Das
    Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University, Boston 02111, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 284:E1080-8. 2003
    ..A simple 3C model utilizing air displacement plethysmography and BIA is useful for clinical evaluation in this population...
  97. pmc Simple anthropometric measures correlate with metabolic risk indicators as strongly as magnetic resonance imaging-measured adipose tissue depots in both HIV-infected and control subjects
    Rebecca Scherzer
    Northern California Institute for Research and Education, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 87:1809-17. 2008
    ..Studies in persons without HIV infection have compared percentage body fat (%BF) and waist circumference as markers of risk for the complications of excess adiposity, but only limited study has been conducted in HIV-infected subjects...
  98. pmc Comparison of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry and magnetic resonance imaging-measured adipose tissue depots in HIV-infected and control subjects
    Rebecca Scherzer
    University of California, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1088-96. 2008
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Racial/ethnic differences in body fatness among children and adolescents
    David S Freedman
    Division of Nutrition and Physical Activity, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1105-11. 2008
    ..Although the BMI is widely used as a measure of adiposity, it is a measure of excess weight, and its association with body fatness may differ across racial or ethnic groups...
  100. ncbi request reprint Truncal adiposity and lung function in older black women
    Earle C Chambers
    Department of Family and Social Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Mazer 111, Bronx, New York 10461, USA
    Lung 186:13-7. 2008
    ..Results of this study show that truncal fat mass measured by DXA is more strongly associated with lung function than anthropometric indices of truncal adiposity in this sample of women...
  101. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference: a simple, inexpensive, and reliable tool that should be included as part of physical examinations in the doctor's office
    Jack Wang
    Am J Clin Nutr 78:902-3. 2003