Allen J Taylor

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Progression of calcified coronary atherosclerosis: relationship to coronary risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:339-45. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Paradoxical progression of atherosclerosis related to low-density lipoprotein reduction and exposure to ezetimibe
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Division, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:2939-45. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Extended-release niacin or ezetimibe and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:2113-22. 2009
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between the cardiometabolic syndrome and coronary artery calcium progression
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:505-11. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of coronary artery calcium progression in African American and white men
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:71-7. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between previous training and experience and results of the certification examination in cardiovascular computed tomography
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Division, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:976-80. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Changes in preventive medical therapies and CV risk factors after CT angiography
    Michael K Cheezum
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889 5600, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:574-81. 2013
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between routine multi-detector cardiac computed tomographic angiography prior to reoperative cardiac surgery, length of stay, and hospital charges
    Matthew A Goldstein
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street, NW, Room 1E12, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:709-17. 2013
  9. ncbi request reprint The ARBITER 6-HALTS Trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol 6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis): final results and the impact of medication adherence, dose, and treatment duration
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2721-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Community-based provision of statin and aspirin after the detection of coronary artery calcium within a community-based screening cohort
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1337-41. 2008

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Publications78

  1. ncbi request reprint Progression of calcified coronary atherosclerosis: relationship to coronary risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:339-45. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the extent of non-calcified atherosclerosis detected using carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) would predict progression of calcified atherosclerosis...
  2. doi request reprint Paradoxical progression of atherosclerosis related to low-density lipoprotein reduction and exposure to ezetimibe
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Division, Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    Eur Heart J 33:2939-45. 2012
    ..We explored the relationship between treatment effects and cumulative exposure to ezetimibe, with its effects on carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) in ARBITER 6-HALTS...
  3. doi request reprint Extended-release niacin or ezetimibe and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:2113-22. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint The relationship between the cardiometabolic syndrome and coronary artery calcium progression
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:505-11. 2009
    ..65; P=.022). Cardiometabolic syndrome is associated with the baseline CAC score, and independently associated with the progression of CAC over 4 years...
  5. doi request reprint Comparison of coronary artery calcium progression in African American and white men
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:71-7. 2009
    ..In a prospective rescan substudy of the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) Project, we evaluated ethnic differences in the rates of CAC progression over 4 years...
  6. doi request reprint Relationship between previous training and experience and results of the certification examination in cardiovascular computed tomography
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Division, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:976-80. 2010
    ..Increased duration in clinical practice, the number of scans clinically interpreted in practice, and level 3 competency were associated with higher passing rates...
  7. doi request reprint Changes in preventive medical therapies and CV risk factors after CT angiography
    Michael K Cheezum
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland 20889 5600, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:574-81. 2013
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Relationship between routine multi-detector cardiac computed tomographic angiography prior to reoperative cardiac surgery, length of stay, and hospital charges
    Matthew A Goldstein
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street, NW, Room 1E12, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 29:709-17. 2013
    ..06] in the MDCCTA group. In conclusion, preoperative MDCCTA is associated with a number of improved perioperative outcomes and does not significantly effect the length of stay or total hospital charges during the index hospitalization...
  9. ncbi request reprint The ARBITER 6-HALTS Trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol 6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis): final results and the impact of medication adherence, dose, and treatment duration
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2721-6. 2010
    ..This report describes the final results of the ARBITER 6-HALTS (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol 6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis) trial...
  10. doi request reprint Community-based provision of statin and aspirin after the detection of coronary artery calcium within a community-based screening cohort
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1337-41. 2008
    ..We examined the association of coronary artery calcium (CAC) detected on a screening exam with subsequent statin and aspirin usage in a healthy male screening cohort...
  11. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium independently predicts incident premature coronary heart disease over measured cardiovascular risk factors: mean three-year outcomes in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) project
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:807-14. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the independent predictive value of coronary artery calcium detection for coronary outcomes in a non-referred cohort of healthy men and women ages 40 to 50 years...
  12. pmc Relationship between glycemic status and progression of carotid intima-media thickness during treatment with combined statin and extended-release niacin in ARBITER 2
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 2, Room 4A34, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:159-64. 2007
    ..This analysis examines the relationship between glycemic status and the effects of niacin on common carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and HDL cholesterol...
  13. ncbi request reprint beta-Blocker use in long-term dialysis patients: association with hospitalized heart failure and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2465-71. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Marked low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction below current national cholesterol education program targets provides the greatest reduction in carotid atherosclerosis
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:17-21. 2004
    ..Evidence supporting this is scant. Both LDL-C and C reactive protein (CRP) are known correlates of atherosclerosis progression...
  15. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and severity of coronary artery calcification on coronary artery computed tomography in black and white subjects
    Timothy C Lee
    Cardiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:39-44. 2003
    ..We studied the relationship between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and race in asymptomatic, active-duty personnel in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) project...
  16. doi request reprint Scout view X-ray attenuation versus weight-based selection of reduced peak tube voltage in cardiac CT angiography
    Kambiz Ghafourian
    Cardiology Division, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 5:589-95. 2012
    ..The study evaluated the relationship between cardiac computed tomography (CT) scout view x-ray attenuation and CT image noise compared with weight or body mass index (BMI)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between depression and C-reactive protein in a screening population
    Kevin M Douglas
    General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:679-83. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between CRP and depression in a cohort of participants undergoing a periodic physical to assess potential for interaction as either mediation or confounding of effect on cardiovascular risk...
  18. doi request reprint Impact of coronary calcium on arterial age and coronary heart disease risk estimation using the MESA arterial age calculator
    Jamalah A Munir
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 211:467-70. 2010
    ..We evaluated the impact of arterial age calculation on reclassification of global coronary heart disease risk using the Framingham risk score...
  19. ncbi request reprint The effect of 24 months of combination statin and extended-release niacin on carotid intima-media thickness: ARBITER 3
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2243-50. 2006
    ..Whether longer treatment with ERN would have a greater effect on carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is unknown...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin and pravastatin on serum C-reactive protein
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 145:e8. 2003
    ..These effects, with important implications for the concept of a statin "class effect," may be drug specific or may be related to the extent of lipid lowering...
  21. ncbi request reprint Heart failure as a cause for hospitalization in chronic dialysis patients
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft Lewis, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1267-77. 2003
    ..Risk factors for heart failure (HF) have not been reported previously in a nationally representative sample of dialysis patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to <70 mg/dl and usefulness of C-reactive protein in patient selection
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1224-7. 2003
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  23. doi request reprint The perimenopausal atherosclerosis transition: relationships between calcified and noncalcified coronary, aortic, and carotid atherosclerosis and risk factors and hormone levels
    Jamalah A Munir
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Menopause 19:10-5. 2012
    ..We examined the cross-sectional relationships between the atherosclerotic plaque within the coronary and carotid arteries and aorta and the menopausal hormone levels among asymptomatic perimenopausal women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Conventional, emerging, heredity, lifestyle, and psychosocial coronary risk factors: relationships to subclinical atherosclerosis
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:25-32. 2006
    ..The large residual variance, however, supports the potential of atherosclerosis imaging to incrementally and independently identify coronary heart disease risk...
  25. ncbi request reprint Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol (ARBITER) 2: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of extended-release niacin on atherosclerosis progression in secondary prevention patients treated with statins
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiovascular Research, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW, Bldg 2, Room 3L28, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Circulation 110:3512-7. 2004
    ..Niacin reduces coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality when taken either alone or in combination with statins; however, the incremental impact of adding niacin to background statin therapy is unknown...
  26. doi request reprint The use of a learning community and online evaluation of utilization for SPECT myocardial perfusion imaging
    Samira Saifi
    American College of Cardiology, Cardiology Division, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20037, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 6:823-9. 2013
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  27. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in stage 4 and 5 nephropathy
    Fred E Yeo
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:116-33. 2004
    ..Finally, patients with CKD do not currently receive adequate medical therapy for prevention and treatment of heart disease...
  28. doi request reprint Relation between the Framingham Risk Score, coronary calcium, and incident coronary heart disease among low-risk men
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:47-50. 2010
    ..3). In conclusion, CAC screening could be of benefit in refining risk assessment of low-risk men, but only when the FRS exceeds approximately 5%...
  29. ncbi request reprint Impact of electron beam tomography, with or without case management, on motivation, behavioral change, and cardiovascular risk profile: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    JAMA 289:2215-23. 2003
    ..Although the use of electron beam tomography (EBT) as a motivational tool to change behavior is practiced, its efficacy has not been studied...
  30. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the 'metabolic score' and sub-clinical atherosclerosis detected with electron beam computed tomography
    Marc E Hunt
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 14:317-22. 2003
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  31. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake is not associated with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis
    Jeanne K Tofferi
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 148:803-9. 2004
    ..We studied the relation between alcohol intake and subclinical CAD to assess the possible role of alcohol in atherogenesis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K1 intake and coronary calcification
    Todd C Villines
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 16:199-203. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between dietary vitamin K1 (the most prevalent dietary form of vitamin K) intake and premature coronary artery calcification (CAC) in an asymptomatic screening population...
  33. ncbi request reprint The impact of cardiovascular risk factor case management on the metabolic syndrome in a primary prevention population: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:6-12. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to clarify the overall health impact of preventing the metabolic syndrome...
  34. ncbi request reprint Frequency and severity of "incidentalomas" encountered during electron beam computed tomography for coronary calcium in middle-aged army personnel
    Eric E Elgin
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:543-5. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin intake and subclinical coronary atherosclerosis
    Christos Hatzigeorgiou
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:75-81. 2006
    ..High doses of vitamin E may confer an increased risk of calcified atherosclerosis...
  36. doi request reprint The relationship between subclinical atherosclerosis, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, exercise, and diet among male participants of the PACC Project
    Lauren A Simprini
    MedStar Health Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center and Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 6:174-9. 2012
    ..We examined the independent relationships between coronary artery calcium (CAC), lipids including non-HDL, exercise, and diet among healthy male participants of the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) Project...
  37. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of the updated 2010 ACCF Cardiac CT Appropriate Use Criteria
    Michael E Rich
    Cardiology Division, Georgetown University Hospital, 3800 Reservoir Rd, NW, PHC5, Washington, DC 20007, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:108-12. 2012
    ..The cardiac CT Appropriate Use Criteria (AUC) were updated in 2010 to reflect technical advances, evolving expert consensus, and rapidly expanding clinical evidence...
  38. ncbi request reprint Relation between coronary artery calcium and incident chest pain in a community-dwelling screening population
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:61-3. 2005
    ..Incident chest pain is common and should be examined according to a patient's pretest probability of developing coronary artery disease, without excessive influence of the presence of coronary artery calcium...
  39. doi request reprint Does prolonged warfarin exposure potentiate coronary calcification in humans? Results of the warfarin and coronary calcification study
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:494-500. 2009
    ..001). Among patients without known coronary heart disease, duration of warfarin exposure was not associated with extent of coronary calcification...
  40. ncbi request reprint Decreasing outpatient cardiac catheterization rates associated with cardiology clinic volume but not with increasing cardiac computed tomography utilization
    Eddie Hulten
    Cardiology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 175:529-33. 2010
    ..The decline of outpatient LHC rates at our institution over 4 years is mainly influenced by decreasing outpatient Cardiology clinic volume...
  41. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of carotid intima-media thickness testing
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:710-8. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint Subclinical calcified atherosclerosis in men and its association with a family history of premature coronary heart disease in first- and second-degree relatives
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 2, Room 4A, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:163-7. 2004
    ..41; p=0.049) family history of coronary heart disease were similar. Clinical coronary risk assessments should broadly include an assessment of premature coronary heart disease in both first- and second-degree relatives...
  43. pmc Atrial fibrillation in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: risk factors for hospitalization and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:1. 2003
    ..The incidence and risk factors for hospitalized atrial fibrillation have not been previously assessed in a national population of dialysis patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint The role of exercise in modulating the impact of an ultralow-fat diet on serum lipids and apolipoproteins in patients with or at risk for coronary artery disease
    Debra A Marshall
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center Cardiology Service, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 151:484-91. 2006
    ..In the setting of a multicomponent lifestyle intervention program, relationships between exercise variables and HDL-C levels were examined to determine whether exercise moderates this dietary effect on serum lipids and apolipoproteins...
  45. ncbi request reprint Graft loss and acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2560-9. 2002
    ..Allograft rejection was NS. Renal transplant recipients share some of the risk factors for ACS with the general population. In addition, graft loss was identified as a unique risk factor for ACS in this population...
  46. ncbi request reprint Preoperative risk stratification using electron beam computed tomography in elective vascular surgery: relationship to clinical risk prediction and postoperative complications
    Joseph Caravalho
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:639-43. 2002
    ..However, only the clinically predicted surgical risk, and not coronary artery calcification, was related to the incidence of perioperative cardiovascular complications...
  47. doi request reprint Cardiac CT in women: clinical application and considerations
    Lauren A Simprini
    Cardiology Section, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, and Medstar Health Research Institute, 110 Irving Street NW, Room 2A111, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 6:71-7. 2012
    ..Future technologic advances in CT may allow for simultaneous screening for CHD and other disease processes, such as osteoporosis, breast cancer, and visceral adiposity in one routine test...
  48. ncbi request reprint Use of beta-blockers and aspirin after myocardial infarction by patient renal function in the Department of Defense health care system
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Clinical Information System, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:593-603. 2006
    ..Whether the previously reported underutilization of standard-of-care medications in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) persists in more recent years or differs by ward of admission has not been reported...
  49. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism among United States soldiers deployed to Southwest Asia
    Daniel W Isenbarger
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Thromb Res 117:379-83. 2006
    ..We sought to identify and describe cases of venous thromboembolism among US military personnel serving in Southwest Asia, and estimate relative disease rates compared to non-deployed personnel...
  50. ncbi request reprint Early renal insufficiency and hospitalized heart disease after renal transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppression
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2358-65. 2003
    ..Preservation of renal function after renal transplantation may reduce the rates of HHD, and renal transplant recipients with reduced eGFR should be considered at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease...
  51. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized atrial fibrillation after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:471-6. 2003
    ..The strongest risk factors for AF after renal transplantation were older age, allograft rejection, graft loss and obesity...
  52. ncbi request reprint Real-world application of coronary computed tomography angiography and its potential effect on downstream resource utilization in evaluating angina
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:214-9. 2008
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  53. ncbi request reprint The relationship between subclinical atherosclerosis and electrocardiographic abnormalities as biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Biomarkers 13:496-504. 2008
    ..This suggests these two biomarkers may be complementary towards broader detection of latent CV risk...
  54. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effects of rosiglitazone and metformin on inflammation and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Derek J Stocker
    Endocrine, Diabetes, and Metabolism Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am Heart J 153:445.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Does the diagnosis of coronary calcification with electron beam computed tomography motivate behavioral change in smokers?
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 167:211-4. 2002
    ..Electron beam computed tomography is promoted as a test that may enhance patient motivation to alter cardiovascular risk behaviors...
  56. doi request reprint Effect of hybrid iterative reconstruction technique on quantitative and qualitative image analysis at 256-slice prospective gating cardiac CT
    Daisuke Utsunomiya
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Research Institute, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street, Washington DC, NW 20010, USA
    Eur Radiol 22:1287-94. 2012
    ..To evaluate the effect of hybrid iterative reconstruction on qualitative and quantitative parameters at 256-slice cardiac CT...
  57. doi request reprint Niacin: the evidence, clinical use, and future directions
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, 8901 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20889, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 14:49-59. 2012
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  58. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pharmacy care program on medication adherence and persistence, blood pressure, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a randomized controlled trial
    Jeannie K Lee
    Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    JAMA 296:2563-71. 2006
    ..Poor medication adherence diminishes the health benefits of pharmacotherapies. Elderly patients with coronary risk factors frequently require treatment with multiple medications, placing them at increased risk for nonadherence...
  59. ncbi request reprint Acetylcysteine In Diabetes (AID): a randomized study of acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast nephropathy in diabetics
    Louis C Coyle
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1032.e9-12. 2006
    ..We tested the efficacy of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) relative to hydration in unselected patients (irrespective of baseline Cr) with DM...
  60. doi request reprint Viability imaging by cardiac computed tomography
    Dorinna D Mendoza
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:83-91. 2010
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  61. ncbi request reprint Incident acute coronary syndromes in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1799-805. 2002
    ..Patients on dialysis have a disproportionately high rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the incidence and risk factors for incident acute coronary syndromes (ACS) have not been previously assessed in dialysis patients...
  62. ncbi request reprint International, multidisciplinary update of the 2006 Appropriateness Criteria for cardiac computed tomography
    Salvatore Carbonaro
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:224-32. 2009
    ..Since then, CCT has experienced rapid growth in technologic advances and clinical use. We sought to reassess opinion about the appropriate use of CCT among an international group of experts in the field...
  63. doi request reprint Evidence to support aggressive management of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: implications of recent imaging trials
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:36B-43B. 2008
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  64. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis imaging to detect and monitor cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:8L-11L. 2002
    ....
  65. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the presence and extent of calcified coronary atherosclerosis
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiovascular Research, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:228-33. 2002
    ..These correlations suggest that higher levels of physical activity should also attenuate the presence and extent of coronary atherosclerosis...
  66. ncbi request reprint ARBITER: Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol: a randomized trial comparing the effects of atorvastatin and pravastatin on carotid intima medial thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, and USA
    Circulation 106:2055-60. 2002
    ..We compared the effects of 2 statins with widely differing potencies for LDL reduction (pravastatin 40 mg/d and atorvastatin 80 mg/d) on carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT)...
  67. doi request reprint Standardized medical terminology for cardiac computed tomography: a report of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography
    Wm Guy Weigold
    Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street, NW, Suite 4B 1, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:136-44. 2011
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  68. doi request reprint Cardiac CT angiography compared with myocardial perfusion stress testing on downstream resource utilization
    Michael K Cheezum
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 2, Room 4A 34A, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 5:101-9. 2011
    ..Nuclear myocardial perfusion stress (MPS) testing and cardiac computed tomographic angiography (CCTA) are commonly used noninvasive tests. Limited studies exist comparing their clinical and cost outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using electron beam computed tomography to identify patients at risk for clinical coronary artery disease
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Heart J 148:106-13. 2004
    ..The use of electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) to screen for coronary artery calcification (CAC) has been widely promulgated, although the cost effectiveness of this practice is unknown...
  70. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive atherosclerosis imaging: use to assess response to novel or combination lipid therapies
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Curr Drug Targets Cardiovasc Haematol Disord 5:557-64. 2005
    ..Modern CMR imaging, aided by high reproducibility and image resolution, is rapidly advancing and early studies imaging non-coronary and coronary atherosclerosis are impressive...
  71. pmc How should we measure medication adherence in clinical trials and practice?
    Jeannie K Lee
    Pharmacy and Cardiology Services, Walter Reed Army Medical Center Washington, DC, USA
    Ther Clin Risk Manag 3:685-90. 2007
    ..To determine if simple adherence measures, such as twenty-four hour recall and refill history, are accurate for routine use, compared to more time-consuming measures such as pill counts...
  72. ncbi request reprint Prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis: cardiac CT, 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiogram, and pathology correlation
    Steven A Goldstein
    Cardiology Division, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street NW, Suite 4B, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:221-3. 2010
    ..Images in cardiovascular computed tomography display prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis with cardiac CT, 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography, and pathology correlation...
  73. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized congestive heart failure after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:115-22. 2002
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  74. ncbi request reprint A prospective evaluation of the effect of simvastatin on heart rate variability in non-ischemic cardiomyopathy
    Philip J Gentlesk
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 150:478-83. 2005
    ..We examined the effect of simvastatin on heart rate variability (HRV) in patients with non-ischemic dilated cardiomyopathy to evaluate for an antisympathetic effect of statins independent of anti-ischemic properties...
  75. ncbi request reprint Design and rationale of the ARBITER 6 trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol)-6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis (HALTS)
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:221-5. 2007
    ..However, whether this approach would be superior to a strategy in which lower concentrations of LDL-C are targeted is unknown...
  76. ncbi request reprint Implementation of a therapeutic-interchange clinic for HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors
    Karen A Grace
    Pharmacy Clinical Support Service, Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center WRAMC, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 59:1077-82. 2002
    ..A therapeutic-interchange clinic at a military medical center provided an efficient means of switching a large number of patients to alternative statin therapy, monitoring the outcomes, and individualizing patient care...
  77. ncbi request reprint Training cardiovascular fellows in cardiovascular magnetic resonance and vascular imaging; Current status following the core cardiovascular training symposium (COCATS-2) guidelines
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2108-12. 2004
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  78. doi request reprint Perioperative outcomes in reoperative cardiac surgery guided by cardiac multidetector computed tomographic angiography
    Gabriel Maluenda
    Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Department of Medicine Cardiology, Washington Hospital Center, 110Irving Street NW, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Am Heart J 159:301-6. 2010
    ..We aimed to evaluate how the presurgical evaluation with MDCTA impacts the outcomes after reoperative cardiac surgery (RCS)...