Paul Muntner

Summary

Affiliation: Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Age-related associations of hypertension and diabetes mellitus with chronic kidney disease
    Tareq M Islam
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Louisiana, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:17. 2009
  2. pmc The association of biomarkers of iron status with peripheral arterial disease in US adults
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:34. 2009
  3. pmc Overweight, obesity, and elevated serum cystatin C levels in adults in the United States
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Med 121:341-8. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C and increased coronary heart disease prevalence in US adults without chronic kidney disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:54-7. 2008
  5. pmc Metabolic abnormalities are present in adults with elevated serum cystatin C
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Kidney Int 76:81-8. 2009
  6. pmc Association of serum intact parathyroid hormone with lower estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:186-94. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Antihypertensive prescriptions for newly treated patients before and after the main antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial results and seventh report of the joint national committee on prevention, detection, evaluation
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Hypertension 53:617-23. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurements of renal function
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Semin Nephrol 29:650-7. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Is measuring C-reactive protein useful for guiding treatment in women > or = 60 years and men > or = 50 years of age?
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:354-8. 2009
  10. pmc Relations between QRS|T angle, cardiac risk factors, and mortality in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    William Whang
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:981-7. 2012

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Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Age-related associations of hypertension and diabetes mellitus with chronic kidney disease
    Tareq M Islam
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Louisiana, USA
    BMC Nephrol 10:17. 2009
    ..The association of diabetes mellitus and hypertension with CKD across the adult lifespan is not well established...
  2. pmc The association of biomarkers of iron status with peripheral arterial disease in US adults
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 9:34. 2009
    ..Few studies, however, have evaluated the association between biomarkers of iron metabolism and peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The purpose of this study is to examine the association of ferritin and transferrin saturation with PAD...
  3. pmc Overweight, obesity, and elevated serum cystatin C levels in adults in the United States
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Med 121:341-8. 2008
    ..Although high body mass index (BMI) is a risk factor for hypertension, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease, limited data exist on the association of overweight and obesity with early stages of kidney disease...
  4. ncbi request reprint Serum cystatin C and increased coronary heart disease prevalence in US adults without chronic kidney disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:54-7. 2008
    ..06 to 2.56) for myocardial infarction, angina, and stroke, respectively. In conclusion, a graded association exists between higher serum cystatin C and increased CVD prevalence in patients without established chronic kidney disease...
  5. pmc Metabolic abnormalities are present in adults with elevated serum cystatin C
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York 10029, USA
    Kidney Int 76:81-8. 2009
    ..Elevated serum cystatin C may identify patients with 'preclinical' kidney disease not detected by traditional serum creatinine measurements...
  6. pmc Association of serum intact parathyroid hormone with lower estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4:186-94. 2009
    ..The prevalence of mineral metabolism abnormalities is almost universal in stage 5 chronic kidney disease (CKD), but the presence of abnormalities in milder CKD is not well characterized...
  7. doi request reprint Antihypertensive prescriptions for newly treated patients before and after the main antihypertensive and lipid-lowering treatment to prevent heart attack trial results and seventh report of the joint national committee on prevention, detection, evaluation
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Hypertension 53:617-23. 2009
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Longitudinal measurements of renal function
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Semin Nephrol 29:650-7. 2009
    ..73 m(2). More studies are needed to better define longitudinal changes in renal function. Such data will provide important information for guiding treatment choices for patients, research endeavors, and health policy...
  9. doi request reprint Is measuring C-reactive protein useful for guiding treatment in women > or = 60 years and men > or = 50 years of age?
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:354-8. 2009
    ..Given the demonstrated benefits of statin therapy, cost of measuring CRP, and large percentage of older US adults with high CRP, universal statin therapy for older US adults warrants investigation...
  10. pmc Relations between QRS|T angle, cardiac risk factors, and mortality in the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III)
    William Whang
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:981-7. 2012
    ..In conclusion, an abnormal QRS|T angle, as measured on a 12-lead electrocardiogram, was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality in this population-based sample without known heart disease...
  11. pmc Behavioral mechanisms, elevated depressive symptoms, and the risk for myocardial infarction or death in individuals with coronary heart disease: the REGARDS (Reason for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study
    Siqin Ye
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 61:622-30. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether behavioral mechanisms explain the association between depressive symptoms and myocardial infarction (MI) or death in individuals with coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Combined role of reduced estimated glomerular filtration rate and microalbuminuria on the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease
    Usman Baber
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:1446-51. 2009
    ..29), and 2.26 (95% confidence interval 1.30 to 3.94), respectively. In conclusion, the coexistence of MA and reduced eGFR was associated with a high prevalence of PAD and might be useful in identifying patients with vascular disease...
  13. pmc Serum alkaline phosphatase and phosphate and risk of mortality and hospitalization
    Matthew Abramowitz
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, New York, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 5:1064-71. 2010
    ..A retrospective cohort study was conducted to test these associations in outpatients with an estimated GFR > or =60 ml/min/1.73 m(2)...
  14. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels and the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease: results from NHANES 2001 to 2004
    Michal L Melamed
    Department of Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 28:1179-85. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) levels and the prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in the general United States population...
  15. doi request reprint Clustering of metabolic abnormalities among obese patients and mortality after percutaneous coronary intervention
    Sameer Bashey
    The Mount Sinai Cardiovascular Institute, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:1415-20. 2011
    ..In conclusion, BMI levels of 25.0 to 29.9 and 30 to 34.9 kg/m(2) were associated with lower all-cause mortality after PCI. However, an increased number of metabolic abnormalities translated into increased all-cause mortality...
  16. pmc Cardiovascular disease risk of abdominal obesity vs. metabolic abnormalities
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:853-60. 2011
    ....
  17. pmc Associations of aortic distensibility and arterial elasticity with long-term visit-to-visit blood pressure variability: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Daichi Shimbo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:896-902. 2013
    ..Although higher visit-to-visit variability (VVV) of blood pressure (BP) is associated with increased cardiovascular disease risk, the physiological basis for VVV of BP is incompletely understood...
  18. pmc Incident cardiovascular disease events in metabolically benign obese individuals
    Alexandra D Ogorodnikova
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:651-9. 2012
    ..Despite similar CVD risk estimates, the three definitions identified different subgroups of the obese population, perhaps suggesting distinct etiologies...
  19. pmc Association of chronic kidney disease with atrial fibrillation among adults in the United States: REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
    Usman Baber
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and Marie Josee and Henry R Kravis Center for Cardiovascular Health, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 4:26-32. 2011
    ..73 to 7.15) among those with stage 1 to 2, stage 3, and stage 4 to 5 CKD. The association between CKD and prevalent AF remained statistically significant after further multivariable adjustment and was consistent across numerous subgroups...
  20. pmc Predictors of nonadherence to statins: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Devin M Mann
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 44:1410-21. 2010
    ..Nonadherence to statins limits the benefits of this common drug class. Individual studies assessing predictors of nonadherence have produced inconsistent results...
  21. pmc Relation between leukocyte telomere length and incident coronary heart disease events (from the 1995 Canadian Nova Scotia Health Survey)
    Siqin Ye
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:962-7. 2013
    ..25, 95% confidence interval 0.82 to 1.90, p = 0.30). In conclusion, these findings do not support a linear association between leukocyte telomere length and incident CHD risk in the general population...
  22. pmc Association of posttraumatic stress disorder and depression with all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality and hospitalization among Hurricane Katrina survivors with end-stage renal disease
    Donald Edmondson
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Public Health 103:e130-7. 2013
    ..We determined the association of psychiatric symptoms in the year after Hurricane Katrina with subsequent hospitalization and mortality in end-stage renal disease (ESRD) patients...
  23. pmc Gender differences in calls to 9-1-1 during an acute coronary syndrome
    Jonathan D Newman
    Center for Cardiovascular Behavioral Health, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:58-62. 2013
    ..79, 95% confidence interval 1.22 to 2.64, p <0.01). In conclusion, the findings of the present study suggest that initiatives to increase calls to 911 are needed for women and men...
  24. pmc Endothelial dysfunction and the risk of hypertension: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Daichi Shimbo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Hypertension 55:1210-6. 2010
    ..In this sample, reduced FMD was not an independent predictor of hypertension incidence, suggesting that impaired endothelial function does not play a major role in the development of hypertension...
  25. pmc Association of left ventricular hypertrophy with incident hypertension: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Daichi Shimbo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, PH 9 949, New York, NY 10031, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 173:898-905. 2011
    ..001 for linear trend), whereas higher LV mass/volume quartiles were not (P = 0.643 for linear trend). In this multiethnic cohort, alterations in LV mass preceded hypertension onset among normotensive individuals...
  26. pmc The contributions of unhealthy lifestyle factors to apparent resistant hypertension: findings from the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Daichi Shimbo
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Hypertens 31:370-6. 2013
    ..Unhealthy lifestyle factors may contribute to apparent treatment resistant hypertension (aTRH). We examined associations of unhealthy lifestyle factors with aTRH in individuals taking antihypertensive medications from three or more classes...
  27. pmc The 'perfect storm' and acute coronary syndrome onset: do psychosocial factors play a role?
    Matthew M Burg
    Department of Medicine, Center for Cardiovascular Behavioral Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 55:601-10. 2013
    ....
  28. pmc Alterations in diastolic function in masked hypertension: findings from the masked hypertension study
    Yukiko Oe
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Hypertens 26:808-15. 2013
    ..We evaluated whether MHT is associated with impaired diastolic function compared with SHT and sustained normotension (NT) in the general population...
  29. doi request reprint Assessing patient-reported outcomes and preferences for same-day discharge after percutaneous coronary intervention: results from a pilot randomized, controlled trial
    Michael Kim
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 6:186-92. 2013
    ..Same-day discharge after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may be safe for some patients. Few data are available on patient-reported outcomes and preferences for same-day discharge after PCI...
  30. pmc Depressive symptoms and cardiovascular health by the American Heart Association's definition in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study
    Ian M Kronish
    Center for Behavioral Cardiovascular Health, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e52771. 2012
    ..The association between depressive symptoms and the Life's Simple 7 has not yet been explored...
  31. pmc Aspirin use is associated with an improved long-term survival in an unselected population presenting with unstable angina
    Louai Razzouk
    Division of Cardiology Department of Medicine, NYU Langone Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Clin Cardiol 33:553-8. 2010
    ..Few published data are available on the benefits of aspirin use in patients with unstable angina (UA)...
  32. doi request reprint Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI) risk score and mortality in patients with advanced chronic kidney disease and on dialysis
    Usman Baber
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:1513-7. 2009
    ..67 (95% CI 1.52 to 8.86), respectively, for patients on dialysis. In conclusion, the TIMI risk score for UAP/non-ST elevation myocardial infarction discriminates mortality risk across the full range of CKD, including patients on dialysis...
  33. doi request reprint Relation of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol to mortality after percutaneous coronary interventions in patients with low-density lipoprotein <70 mg/dl
    Annapoorna S Kini
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory of the Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, NY, USA
    Am J Cardiol 103:350-4. 2009
    ..58 to 0.79). In conclusion, in patients with LDL cholesterol levels <70 mg/dl who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention, a strong inverse association was present between HDL cholesterol level and all-cause mortality...
  34. doi request reprint C-reactive protein predicts long-term mortality independently of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention
    Louai Razzouk
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Clinical Trials Unit, Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai Heart, New York, NY, USA
    Am Heart J 158:277-83. 2009
    ..Few data are available on the association of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) and mortality independent of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)...
  35. doi request reprint Reproducibility of visit-to-visit variability of blood pressure measured as part of routine clinical care
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Hypertens 29:2332-8. 2011
    ..Measurement of blood pressure in usual practice settings may be subject to substantial error, calling into question the value of VVV in real-world settings...
  36. doi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Chinese adults: between 1991 and 1999-2000
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1448-53. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate trends in BMI and the prevalence of overweight (BMI > or = 25 kg/m(2)) and obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)) between 1991 and 1999-2000 among Chinese adults...
  37. pmc Comparative validity of 3 diabetes mellitus risk prediction scoring models in a multiethnic US cohort: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Devin M Mann
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1087, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:980-8. 2010
    ..10). The Framingham, ARIC, and San Antonio models maintained high discriminative ability but required recalibration in a modern, multiethnic US cohort...
  38. doi request reprint Improvements in robot-assisted prostatectomy: the effect of surgeon experience and technical changes on oncologic and functional outcomes
    David B Samadi
    Department of Urology, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    J Endourol 24:1105-10. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of surgeon experience and technical modifications on functional and oncologic outcomes after robot-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy (RALP)...
  39. ncbi request reprint Ethnic, gender, and age-related differences in patients with the metabolic syndrome
    Louai Razzouk
    Department of Community and Preventive Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, One Gustave L Levy Place, Box 1057, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 11:127-32. 2009
    ..Understanding the basic pathophysiology underlying the metabolic syndrome may help explain the age, gender, and ethnic differences in its prevalence and guide preventive and therapeutic efforts...
  40. pmc Empirical derivation to improve the definition of the metabolic syndrome in the evaluation of cardiovascular disease risk
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:746-8. 2011
    ..To examine whether a quantitatively derived metabolic syndrome definition predicts incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) events better than do existing definitions...
  41. doi request reprint Within-visit variability of blood pressure and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality among US adults
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 14:165-71. 2012
    ..35), respectively (P=.566). No association with mortality was present after further adjustment and when modeling within-visit standard deviation of SBP as a continuous variable. Standard deviation of DBP was not associated with mortality...
  42. pmc Prevalence and associations of 25-hydroxyvitamin D deficiency in US children: NHANES 2001-2004
    Juhi Kumar
    Children s Hospital at Montefiore, Bronx, New York, USA
    Pediatrics 124:e362-70. 2009
    ..To determine the prevalence of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25[OH]D) deficiency and associations between 25(OH)D deficiency and cardiovascular risk factors in children and adolescents...
  43. ncbi request reprint Trends in statin use and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels among US adults: impact of the 2001 National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines
    Devin Mann
    Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Ann Pharmacother 42:1208-15. 2008
    ..Few data are available on the use of statins after publication of the National Cholesterol Education Program Third Adult Treatment Panel (ATP-III) guidelines in 2001...
  44. ncbi request reprint Lack of clinical predictors of optimal V-V delay in patients with cardiac resynchronization devices
    Avi Fischer
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Interv Card Electrophysiol 25:153-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the present study was to determine whether there are any clinical predictors of the optimal V-V settings in patients implanted with CRT devices...
  45. doi request reprint Combined and independent impact of diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease on residual platelet reactivity
    Usman Baber
    Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory, Mount Sinai Medical Center, One Gustave L Levy Place, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Thromb Haemost 110:118-23. 2013
    ..Whether more potent platelet inhibitors may improve outcomes among patients with both abnormalities warrants investigation. ..
  46. doi request reprint Hyperuricemia is associated with the development of the composite outcomes of new cardiovascular events and chronic allograft nephropathy
    Enver Akalin
    Division of Nephrology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029 6574, USA
    Transplantation 86:652-8. 2008
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Inflammation, neovascularization and intra-plaque hemorrhage are associated with increased reparative collagen content: implication for plaque progression in diabetic atherosclerosis
    K Raman Purushothaman
    Zena and Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Vasc Med 16:103-8. 2011
    ..58; p < 0.001) in DM plaques. In conclusion, our study suggests that enhanced type III collagen deposition was associated with inflammation, neovascularization and IPH, and may be a contributing factor in DM plaque progression...
  48. pmc Impact of A1C screening criterion on the diagnosis of pre-diabetes among U.S. adults
    Devin M Mann
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2190-5. 2010
    ..New clinical practice recommendations include A1C as an alternative to fasting glucose as a diagnostic test for identifying pre-diabetes. The impact of these new recommendations on the diagnosis of pre-diabetes is unknown...
  49. ncbi request reprint Systolic blood pressure goals to reduce cardiovascular disease among older adults
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology PM, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama Department of Medicine CBB, Emory University, Atlanta Veterans Affairs Medical Center CBB Atlanta, Georgia and Department of Medicine DS, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York
    Am J Med Sci 348:129-34. 2014
    ..S. adults. In closing, we highlight future research needs related to hypertension and outcomes among older adults. ..
  50. pmc Cardiovascular magnetic resonance parameters of atherosclerotic plaque burden improve discrimination of prior major adverse cardiovascular events
    Venkatesh Mani
    Imaging Science Laboratories Translational and Molecular Imaging Institute, Department of Radiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    J Cardiovasc Magn Reson 11:10. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if patients with traditional risk factors and prior MACE had increased cardiovascular magnetic resonance (CMR) plaque burden measures compared to patients with risk factors but no prior events...
  51. pmc Risk stratification and early oncologic outcomes following robotic prostatectomy
    Ardavan Akhavan
    Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York 10022, USA
    JSLS 13:515-21. 2009
    ..Although the popularity of robotic-assisted laparoscopic prostatectomy is assured, little is known about the oncologic outcomes following the procedure...
  52. pmc Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) symptoms predict delay to hospital in patients with acute coronary syndrome
    Jonathan D Newman
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e27640. 2011
    ..It is unknown, however, whether PTSD symptoms negatively impact the time to presentation during an ACS...
  53. doi request reprint Haptoglobin genotype is a major determinant of the amount of iron in the human atherosclerotic plaque
    Pedro R Moreno
    Department of Medicine Cardiology, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1049-51. 2008
    ..We sought to test the hypothesis that haptoglobin (Hp) genotype is a determinant of the amount of iron in the atherosclerotic plaque...
  54. ncbi request reprint The obese without cardiometabolic risk factor clustering and the normal weight with cardiometabolic risk factor clustering: prevalence and correlates of 2 phenotypes among the US population (NHANES 1999-2004)
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology and Population Health, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, 1300 Morris Park Ave, Belfer Building, Room 1309, Bronx, NY 10461, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1617-24. 2008
    ....
  55. pmc Trends in diabetes, high cholesterol, and hypertension in chronic kidney disease among U.S. adults: 1988-1994 to 1999-2004
    Caroline S Fox
    Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute s Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 31:1337-42. 2008
    ..The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) increased among U.S. adults from 1988-1994 to 1999-2004. We sought to explore the importance of trends in risk factors for CKD over time..
  56. ncbi request reprint Relation of borderline peripheral arterial disease to cardiovascular disease risk
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 98:1226-30. 2006
    ..In conclusion, subjects with a low-normal ABI or with borderline PAD need screening for CVD risk factors, and interventions may be appropriate to prevent cardiovascular events...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Lydia A Bazzano
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 138:891-7. 2003
    ..Few studies have examined the relationship between cigarette smoking and novel risk factors for cardiovascular disease in a general population or have included a biochemical marker of current smoking...
  58. ncbi request reprint Association between the metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in Chinese adults
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA, and the Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital, Beijing, China
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:1100-6. 2007
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular and chronic kidney disease (CKD) in Western populations. We examined the relationship between the metabolic syndrome and risk of CKD in Chinese adults...
  59. ncbi request reprint Geographic variations in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Hypertens 21:1273-81. 2003
    ..To compare the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of hypertension in north and south, and urban and rural residents of China...
  60. ncbi request reprint The impact of reclassifying moderate CKD as a coronary heart disease risk equivalent on the number of US adults recommended lipid-lowering treatment
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 49:37-45. 2007
    ..59 mmol/L]) for adults with coronary heart disease risk equivalents. Chronic kidney disease is associated with increased coronary heart disease risk but is not included as a risk equivalent in these guidelines...
  61. ncbi request reprint The Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) Study: Design and Methods
    Harold I Feldman
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology, Philadelphia, 19104, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:S148-53. 2003
    ..Insights from CRIC should lead to the formulation of hypotheses regarding therapy that will serve as the basis for targeted interventional trials focused on reducing the burden of CRI and CVD...
  62. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk among adults with chronic kidney disease, with or without prior myocardial infarction
    Keattiyoat Wattanakit
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55454 1015, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1183-9. 2006
    ..This study sought to determine whether chronic kidney disease (CKD) should be considered a coronary heart disease (CHD) risk equivalent for cholesterol treatment...
  63. ncbi request reprint Relationship between HbA1c level and peripheral arterial disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL 18 New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 28:1981-7. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the association of HbA(1c) (A1C) with peripheral arterial disease in a representative sample of the U.S. population with and without diabetes...
  64. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of nontraditional risk factors for coronary heart disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Paul Muntner
    Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:9-17. 2004
    ..Risk for coronary heart disease is high among patients with chronic kidney disease...
  65. ncbi request reprint Relation of inflammation to peripheral arterial disease in the national health and nutrition examination survey, 1999-2002
    Rachel P Wildman
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1579-83. 2005
    ..26 (95% CI 1.69 to 6.28) for current smokers versus 0.83 (95% CI 0.51 to 1.35) for never smokers (p interaction=0.006). In conclusion, in the general United States adult population, inflammation is independently associated with PAD...
  66. ncbi request reprint The metabolic syndrome and chronic kidney disease in U.S. adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University Schools of Medicine and Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Ann Intern Med 140:167-74. 2004
    ..The metabolic syndrome is a common risk factor for cardiovascular disease...
  67. ncbi request reprint Exposure to radiologic contrast media and an increased risk of treated end-stage renal disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:353-9. 2003
    ..Radiologic contrast media can cause acute renal failure, but whether their repeated use is associated with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) is unknown...
  68. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of isolated systolic and isolated diastolic hypertension subtypes in China
    Jianfeng Huang
    Cardiovascular Institute, Fu Wai Hospital, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, People s Republic of China
    Am J Hypertens 17:955-62. 2004
    ..The prevalence of ISH versus other hypertension subtypes in the general Chinese adult population is not known...
  69. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and risk of ESRD in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:754-64. 2007
    ..The relationship between body mass index (BMI) and risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) in Asians has not been well established...
  70. ncbi request reprint Association of kidney function with anemia: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (1988-1994)
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1401-8. 2002
    ..Kidney failure is known to cause anemia, which is associated with a higher risk of cardiac failure and mortality. The impact of milder decreases in kidney function on hemoglobin levels and anemia in the US population, however, is unknown...
  71. ncbi request reprint History of myocardial infarction and stroke among incident end-stage renal disease cases and population-based controls: an analysis of shared risk factors
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:323-30. 2002
    ..A history of myocardial infarction (MI) and stroke is more common among incident cases of treated end-stage renal disease (ESRD) than in the general US population...
  72. ncbi request reprint Serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol levels and awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Circulation 110:405-11. 2004
    ..Cardiovascular disease has become the leading cause of death in China. We examined the levels of serum total and lipoprotein cholesterol and status of awareness, treatment, and control of hypercholesterolemia in China...
  73. ncbi request reprint Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in china
    Dongfeng Gu
    Cardiovascular Institute and Fuwai Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China
    Hypertension 40:920-7. 2002
    ..These results underscore the urgent need to develop national strategies to improve prevention, detection, and treatment of hypertension in China...
  74. ncbi request reprint A population-based, prospective study of blood pressure and risk for end-stage renal disease in China
    Kristi Reynolds
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1440 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1928-35. 2007
    ..These results document the importance of high BP as a modifiable risk factor for ESRD in China. Strategies to prevent ESRD should incorporate the prevention, treatment, and control of BP...
  75. ncbi request reprint Traditional and nontraditional risk factors predict coronary heart disease in chronic kidney disease: results from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University SPHTM, 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 16:529-38. 2005
    ..CHD risk factors in the general population remain predictive among patients with CKD. Given the high risk for CHD among patients with CKD, control of these risk factors may have a substantial impact on their excess burden of CHD...
  76. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertension awareness, treatment, and control in a representative sample of the chinese population
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, SPHTM 1430 Tulane Avenue, SL 18 New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Hypertension 43:578-85. 2004
    ..59; 1.11, 2.27). These data identify potential methods for improving blood pressure control in China through the identification, follow-up, and lifestyle modification of persons with high blood pressure...
  77. ncbi request reprint Trends in blood pressure among children and adolescents
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    JAMA 291:2107-13. 2004
    ..The prevalence of overweight among children and adolescents increased between 1988 and 2000. The change in blood pressure among children and adolescents over that time and the role of overweight is unknown...
  78. ncbi request reprint Meta-analysis of observational studies on fish intake and coronary heart disease
    Seamus Paul Whelton
    Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1119-23. 2004
    ..These findings suggest that fish consumption may be an important component of lifestyle modification for the prevention of CHD...
  79. ncbi request reprint Effect of blood pressure on early decline in kidney function among hypertensive men
    Suma Vupputuri
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Hypertension 42:1144-9. 2003
    ..These results indicate that better blood pressure control might prevent the onset of chronic kidney disease among hypertensives...
  80. ncbi request reprint Predictors of variation in office visit interval assignment
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine, Tulane School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, New Orleans, LA 70012, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:399-405. 2003
    ..Our objective was to examine whether predictors of RVI assignment that we had assessed using vignettes were also significant in the actual patient care setting...
  81. ncbi request reprint Renal insufficiency and subsequent death resulting from cardiovascular disease in the United States
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:745-53. 2002
    ..This study indicates that, in a representative sample of the United States general population, renal insufficiency is independently associated with increased cardiovascular disease-related and all-cause mortality rates...
  82. ncbi request reprint The contribution of increased diabetes prevalence and improved myocardial infarction and stroke survival to the increase in treated end-stage renal disease
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:1568-77. 2003
    ..The increasing number of treated ESRD cases in the United States is partly explained by the increase in diabetes prevalence and US population growth but only minimally by MI and stroke survival...
  83. ncbi request reprint Blood lead and chronic kidney disease in the general United States population: results from NHANES III
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana 70112, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1044-50. 2003
    ..High lead exposure is associated with hypertension and renal dysfunction but the effect of low-level environmental exposure is not as well studied...
  84. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and risk of chronic kidney disease in nondiabetic US adults
    Jing Chen
    Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:469-77. 2003
    ..Further studies into the causality between insulin resistance and CKD are warranted...
  85. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with hypertension control in the general population of the United States
    Jiang He
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave SL18, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Arch Intern Med 162:1051-8. 2002
    ..Uncontrolled hypertension is the most common and important risk factor for cardiovascular and renal disease. We studied factors associated with hypertension control in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  86. ncbi request reprint Trends in stroke prevalence between 1973 and 1991 in the US population 25 to 74 years of age
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Stroke 33:1209-13. 2002
    ..The effect of these trends on the prevalence and number of stroke survivors in the United States has not been determined...
  87. ncbi request reprint Global burden of hypertension: analysis of worldwide data
    Patricia M Kearney
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Lancet 365:217-23. 2005
    ..We aimed to pool data from different regions of the world to estimate the overall prevalence and absolute burden of hypertension in 2000, and to estimate the global burden in 2025...
  88. ncbi request reprint Retinal microvascular abnormalities and renal dysfunction: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Tien Yin Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, 32 Gisborne Street, Victoria 3002, Australia
    J Am Soc Nephrol 15:2469-76. 2004
    ..Retinal microvascular abnormalities are associated with renal dysfunction, suggesting that common systemic microvascular processes may underlie the development of microvascular damage in the eye and kidneys...
  89. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of non-traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors among persons with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, diabetes, and the metabolic syndrome: analysis of the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 14:686-95. 2004
    ..To calculate the prevalence of non-traditional cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors across diabetes status and for persons with and without the metabolic syndrome...
  90. ncbi request reprint Measures of adiposity and cardiovascular disease risk factors
    Andy Menke
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:785-95. 2007
    ..To determine which of five measures of adiposity maintains the strongest association with cardiovascular disease risk factors...
  91. ncbi request reprint Trends in ATP-III-defined high blood cholesterol prevalence, awareness, treatment and control among U.S. adults
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 17:548-55. 2007
    ..We sought to determine trends in the prevalence, awareness, treatment and control of high low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol among U.S. adults...
  92. ncbi request reprint Pulse wave velocity is inversely related to vertebral bone density in hemodialysis patients
    Paolo Raggi
    Division of Cardiology and Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Hypertension 49:1278-84. 2007
    ..QCT and not dual energy x-ray absorptiometry should be used to assess spine BMD in dialysis patients...
  93. ncbi request reprint Willingness to attend group visits for hypertension treatment
    Lumie Kawasaki
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Am J Manag Care 13:257-62. 2007
    ..To determine the proportion and characteristics of patients willing to attend group medical visits...
  94. pmc Psychosocial status of hemodialysis patients one year after Hurricane Katrina
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Med Sci 336:94-8. 2008
    ..Hemodialysis patients experience a high degree of psychosocial impairment...
  95. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder among hemodialysis patients following Hurricane Katrina
    Amanda D Hyre
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 50:585-93. 2007
    ..Patients with end-stage renal disease reliant on maintenance hemodialysis therapy may be particularly susceptible to developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after natural disasters...
  96. ncbi request reprint Parathyroid hormone status does not influence blood and bone lead levels in dialysis patients
    Jhumka Ghosh-Narang
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Am J Med Sci 334:415-20. 2007
    ..40). The high blood lead levels observed among dialysis patients do not appear to be the result of increased bone turnover. The causes of higher blood lead levels for these patients need to be identified and attenuated...
  97. doi request reprint Increasing prevalence and low awareness, treatment and control of diabetes mellitus among Chinese adults: the InterASIA study
    Dongsheng Hu
    Department of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Zhengzhou University, Zhengzhou, Henan, China
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 81:250-7. 2008
    ..To estimate the prevalence rates of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and diabetes mellitus (DM) and to evaluate the awareness, treatment, and control of DM in the Chinese adult population...
  98. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of poor antihypertensive medication adherence in an urban health clinic setting
    Amanda D Hyre
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, and Ochsner Clinic Foundation, Center for Health Research, New Orleans, LA 70121, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 9:179-86. 2007
    ..The current study identified a set of risk factors for poor antihypertensive medication adherence in the urban setting...
  99. pmc Symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder in a New Orleans workforce following Hurricane Katrina
    Karen B DeSalvo
    Section of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    J Urban Health 84:142-52. 2007
    ..The strong relationship between displacement from one's pre-Katrina residence and symptoms of PTSD suggests a need to focus resource utilization and interventions on individuals living in temporary housing...
  100. ncbi request reprint Development of a cardiovascular calcification index using simple imaging tools in haemodialysis patients
    Paul Muntner
    Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University, 1140 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Nephrol Dial Transplant 22:508-14. 2007
    ..Coronary artery calcification (CAC) is highly prevalent in haemodialysis patients and is associated with cardiovascular outcomes. Though cardiac computed tomography (CCT) is accurate, it is not widely available...
  101. ncbi request reprint Association between inflammation and insulin resistance in U.S. nondiabetic adults: results from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jing Chen
    Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1430 Tulane Ave, SL45, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Diabetes Care 27:2960-5. 2004
    ..These findings indicate that elevated levels of inflammatory markers are positively and independently associated with insulin resistance. Further studies should examine the potential causal effect of inflammation on insulin resistance...