Alvaro Alonso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Association of blood pressure and aortic distensibility with P wave indices and PR interval: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:359.e1-6. 2013
  2. pmc Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000102. 2013
  3. pmc Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:217-22. 2012
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:2946-53. 2011
  5. pmc Impact of age at smoking initiation, dosage, and time since quitting on cardiovascular disease in african americans and whites: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:816-26. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum and dietary magnesium and incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and in African Americans--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jeffrey R Misialek
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Circ J 77:323-9. 2013
  7. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:1501-8. 2011
  8. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
  9. pmc Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am Heart J 159:850-6. 2010
  10. pmc Atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and cardiovascular health study
    Lin Y Chen
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:29-35. 2013

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. pmc Association of blood pressure and aortic distensibility with P wave indices and PR interval: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:359.e1-6. 2013
    ..Understanding the association of blood pressure (BP) levels and aortic distensibility with P wave indices (PWIs) and PR interval, intermediate phenotypes of atrial fibrillation, could provide insights into underlying mechanisms...
  2. pmc Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000102. 2013
    ..Tools for the prediction of atrial fibrillation (AF) may identify high-risk individuals more likely to benefit from preventive interventions and serve as a benchmark to test novel putative risk factors...
  3. pmc Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:217-22. 2012
    ..Various hemostatic markers are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease; however, limited information exists on their relationship with the occurrence and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  4. pmc Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:2946-53. 2011
    ..Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Chronic kidney disease may also increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), but existing studies have reported inconsistent results...
  5. pmc Impact of age at smoking initiation, dosage, and time since quitting on cardiovascular disease in african americans and whites: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:816-26. 2012
    ..African Americans who smoke incur a similar level of cardiovascular risk as white smokers and would derive the same benefits from quitting as whites...
  6. ncbi request reprint Serum and dietary magnesium and incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and in African Americans--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jeffrey R Misialek
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Circ J 77:323-9. 2013
    ..Low serum magnesium (Mg) has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including ventricular arrhythmias, but the association between serum or dietary Mg and atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been investigated...
  7. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:1501-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine what proportion of the burden of AF in blacks and whites could theoretically be avoided by the maintenance of an optimal risk profile...
  8. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
    ..To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans...
  9. pmc Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am Heart J 159:850-6. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) has been implicated in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, knowledge of this association among blacks is limited...
  10. pmc Atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and cardiovascular health study
    Lin Y Chen
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:29-35. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the general population. This association was examined in 2 population-based cohorts...
  11. pmc Relation of serum phosphorus levels to the incidence of atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] study)
    Faye L Lopez
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:857-62. 2013
    ..In conclusion, in the present large population-based study, greater levels of serum phosphorus and the related calcium-phosphorus product were associated with a greater incidence of AF...
  12. pmc Type 2 diabetes, glucose homeostasis and incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Heart 98:133-8. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes has been inconsistently associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in previous studies that have frequently been beset by methodological challenges...
  13. pmc Blood lipid levels, lipid-lowering medications, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Faye L Lopez
    Divisions of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:155-62. 2012
    ..Several cardiovascular risk factors have been associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). Limited and inconsistent evidence exists on the association of blood lipid levels and lipid-lowering medication use with AF risk...
  14. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
    ..0087). The associations of insulin with stroke were stronger in women (p-interaction = 0.037), whites (compared to blacks; p-interaction = 0.036), and those without hypertension (p-interaction = 0.0027)...
  15. pmc Novel association between plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a case-cohort study: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59052. 2013
    ..Hence, we examine whether plasma matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and their inhibitors are related to increased risk of incident AF...
  16. doi request reprint Relationships of the Mediterranean dietary pattern with insulin resistance and diabetes incidence in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Eunice E Abiemo
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Br J Nutr 109:1490-7. 2013
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  17. pmc Fish, fish-derived n-3 fatty acids, and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Noelle N Gronroos
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e36686. 2012
    ..Results of observational and experimental studies investigating the association between intake of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) have been inconsistent...
  18. pmc Relation of lipid gene scores to longitudinal trends in lipid levels and incidence of abnormal lipid levels among individuals of European ancestry: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:73-80. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that persons with an unfavorable lipid gene profile would experience a greater increase in lipid levels and a higher incidence of abnormal lipid levels relative to those with more-favorable lipid gene profiles...
  19. pmc Dietary phosphorus, blood pressure, and incidence of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Hypertension 55:776-84. 2010
    ..04 (0.93 to 1.17; P for trend=0.48) for phosphorus from other foods. These findings could indicate an effect of phosphorus in conjunction with other dairy constituents or of dairy itself without involvement of phosphorus...
  20. doi request reprint Smoking and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1249-52. 2010
    ..To summarise published evidence and explore sources of heterogeneity, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that evaluated this association...
  21. pmc Meta-analysis of cohort and case-control studies of type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of atrial fibrillation
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:56-62. 2011
    ..5% (95% CI 0.1 to 3.9). In conclusion, DM is associated with an increased risk of subsequent AF but the mechanisms that may underpin the relation between DM and AF remain speculative...
  22. pmc Association of smoking with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk and survival in men and women: a prospective study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Neurol 10:6. 2010
    ..Moreover, limited information exists on the association between smoking and survival in ALS patients. We evaluated the association of smoking with ALS incidence and survival in a population-based cohort...
  23. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia mortality: 40 years of follow-up in the Seven Countries Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:79-83. 2009
    ..98). Finally, total serum cholesterol was directly associated with higher risk of dementia mortality (p for trend=0.03). In men, cardiovascular risk factors in midlife are associated with increased risk of dementia death later in life...
  24. pmc Atrial fibrillation and mortality in heart failure: a community study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:740-6. 2011
    ..The combination of HF and AF may carry a worse prognosis than either condition alone; however, the magnitude of this risk remains controversial and it is not known whether the timing of AF influences the risk of death...
  25. pmc Association between psoriasis and incident cancer: the Iowa's Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 2nd Street South, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1003-10. 2011
    ..Studies have reported higher cancer risk in individuals with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease; however, adjustment for potential confounders was lacking...
  26. doi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Iran
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Mult Scler 17:550-5. 2011
    ..Numerous studies have assessed risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS), although none have been conducted previously in Iran...
  27. pmc Migraine and white matter hyperintensities: the ARIC MRI study
    Ali G Hamedani
    From the Department of Neurology A G H, B L P, R F G, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Department of Epidemiology A G H, R F G, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology K M R, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Medicine Geriatrics T H M, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy L H C, Division of Public Health Services, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Departments of Radiology C R J and Neurology D S K, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health A A, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, St Paul
    Neurology 81:1308-13. 2013
    ..Migraine is associated with white matter hyperintensities (WMH) cross-sectionally, but its effect on WMH progression is uncertain...
  28. doi request reprint Gout, hyperuricemia, and Parkinson's disease: a protective effect?
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:149-55. 2010
    ..Future research should determine the mechanisms underlying this association. This, in turn, could be used in the development of new preventive strategies and treatments for PD...
  29. pmc Diet and risk of atrial fibrillation – epidemiologic and clinical evidence –
    Noelle N Gronroos
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Circ J 74:2029-38. 2010
    ..Additional large, well-conducted randomized experiments are necessary to address the role of diet in AF prevention...
  30. doi request reprint Temporal trends in the incidence of multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Neurology 71:129-35. 2008
    ..We have conducted a systematic review of incidence studies of MS to assess the overall incidence of MS and explore possible changes in the latitude gradient and the female-to-male ratio over time...