Brian G Kral

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Noncalcified coronary plaque volumes in healthy people with a family history of early onset coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    From the Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, Department of Medicine B G K, L C B, D V, L R Y, R Q, T F M, D M B and Department of Radiology S L Z, E K F, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD and the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences D D and Departments of Imaging and Medicine D S B, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:446-53. 2014
  2. pmc Relation of subclinical coronary artery atherosclerosis to cerebral white matter disease in healthy subjects from families with early-onset coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:747-52. 2013
  3. pmc Genetics of coronary artery calcification among African Americans, a meta-analysis
    Mary K Wojczynski
    Department of Genetics, Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Med Genet 14:75. 2013
  4. pmc Silent myocardial ischaemia and long-term coronary artery disease outcomes in apparently healthy people from families with early-onset ischaemic heart disease
    Brian G Kral
    The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 8023, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:2766-72. 2011
  5. pmc A common variant in the CDKN2B gene on chromosome 9p21 protects against coronary artery disease in Americans of African ancestry
    Brian G Kral
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Hum Genet 56:224-9. 2011
  6. pmc Severity of inducible myocardial ischemia predicts incident acute coronary syndromes in asymptomatic individuals with a family history of premature coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:28-36. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint The association of brachial artery diameter with noncalcified coronary plaque burden in apparently healthy individuals
    Dhananjay Vaidya
    Departments of aMedicine bRadiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 24:657-62. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Ethnic-specific determinants of exercise capacity in a healthy high-risk population
    Rochelle V Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1150-6. 2012
  9. pmc Effect of positive well-being on incidence of symptomatic coronary artery disease
    Lisa R Yanek
    GeneSTAR Research Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1120-5. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Detecting occult coronary disease in a high-risk asymptomatic population
    Roger S Blumenthal
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 107:702-7. 2003

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Publications14

  1. ncbi request reprint Noncalcified coronary plaque volumes in healthy people with a family history of early onset coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    From the Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, Department of Medicine B G K, L C B, D V, L R Y, R Q, T F M, D M B and Department of Radiology S L Z, E K F, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD and the Biomedical Imaging Research Institute, Department of Biomedical Sciences D D and Departments of Imaging and Medicine D S B, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:446-53. 2014
    ..We examined the distributions of NCP and calcified coronary plaque in healthy 30- to 74-year-old individuals from families with early onset coronary artery disease...
  2. pmc Relation of subclinical coronary artery atherosclerosis to cerebral white matter disease in healthy subjects from families with early-onset coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:747-52. 2013
    ..In conclusion, these findings support the premise of possible shared causal pathways in 2 vascular beds in families at increased risk for early-onset vascular disease...
  3. pmc Genetics of coronary artery calcification among African Americans, a meta-analysis
    Mary K Wojczynski
    Department of Genetics, Division of Statistical Genomics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    BMC Med Genet 14:75. 2013
    ..African Americans (AA) have higher rates of CHD but are less well-studied in genomic studies. We assembled the largest AA data resource currently available with measured CAC to identify associated genetic variants...
  4. pmc Silent myocardial ischaemia and long-term coronary artery disease outcomes in apparently healthy people from families with early-onset ischaemic heart disease
    Brian G Kral
    The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 8023, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:2766-72. 2011
    ..The extent to which inducible myocardial ischaemia exists and is associated with long-term incident CAD in apparently healthy siblings of early-onset CAD patients is unknown...
  5. pmc A common variant in the CDKN2B gene on chromosome 9p21 protects against coronary artery disease in Americans of African ancestry
    Brian G Kral
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Hum Genet 56:224-9. 2011
    ..The findings demonstrate a significant protective effect against incident CAD in African American siblings of persons with premature CAD, with replication in a combination of two additional African American cohorts...
  6. pmc Severity of inducible myocardial ischemia predicts incident acute coronary syndromes in asymptomatic individuals with a family history of premature coronary artery disease
    Brian G Kral
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins GeneSTAR Research Program, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 19:28-36. 2012
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  7. ncbi request reprint The association of brachial artery diameter with noncalcified coronary plaque burden in apparently healthy individuals
    Dhananjay Vaidya
    Departments of aMedicine bRadiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 24:657-62. 2013
    ..We thus examined the association of brachial artery diameter (BAD), an artery that does not suffer clinical atherosclerosis, with the presence and the extent of coronary CP and NCP...
  8. doi request reprint Ethnic-specific determinants of exercise capacity in a healthy high-risk population
    Rochelle V Brown
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1150-6. 2012
    ..We thus examined exercise capacity and its biopsychosocial correlates in a healthy population of AA and EA at increased risk of CVD...
  9. pmc Effect of positive well-being on incidence of symptomatic coronary artery disease
    Lisa R Yanek
    GeneSTAR Research Program, Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 112:1120-5. 2013
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  10. ncbi request reprint Detecting occult coronary disease in a high-risk asymptomatic population
    Roger S Blumenthal
    Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Circulation 107:702-7. 2003
    ..In asymptomatic individuals with a family history of premature CAD, it is unclear whether abnormalities on these functional exercise tests represent significant coronary disease...
  11. pmc Independent metabolic syndrome variants predict new-onset coronary artery disease
    Dhananjay Vaidya
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:1376-8. 2010
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  12. pmc Extreme deep white matter hyperintensity volumes are associated with african american race
    Paul A Nyquist
    Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Cerebrovasc Dis 37:244-50. 2014
    ..Longitudinal studies are required to see if DWMV is predictive of symptomatic subcortical strokes in this population. © 2014 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  13. pmc The use of high-sensitivity assays for C-reactive protein in clinical practice
    Kiran Musunuru
    Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Preventive Cardiology Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 5:621-35. 2008
    ..Data suggests that these high-sensitivity assays should be used in combination with measurements of LDL-cholesterol levels to assist risk stratification of selected patients for prevention of CVD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Familial occurrence of abnormalities of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Brian G Kral
    The Johns Hopkins Sibling and Family Heart Study, Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, 1830 East Monument Street, Room 8033, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 1:31-40. 2007
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