Michael Criqui

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Abdominal aortic calcium, coronary artery calcium, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla M H C, J O D, M A A, J H I Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, University of Washington, Seattle R L M San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, CA J H I The Heart Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY A G Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN K P C Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles P S, K E W and Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine N D W
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1574-9. 2014
  2. pmc Progression of peripheral arterial disease predicts cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1736-42. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Lipid lowering: what and when to monitor
    Michael H Criqui
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Lancet 372:516-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Circulation 112:2703-7. 2005
  5. pmc Biomarkers in peripheral arterial disease patients and near- and longer-term mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:85-90. 2010
  6. pmc Risk factor differences for aortic versus coronary calcified atherosclerosis: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2289-96. 2010
  7. pmc Risk factors for chronic venous disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:331-7. 2007
  8. pmc The ankle-brachial index and incident cardiovascular events in the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1506-12. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
  10. pmc Ethnicity and risk factors for change in the ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1049-56. 2009

Research Grants

  1. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. The Incidence and Progression of Peripheral Venous Disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. UCSD Integrated Cardiovascular Epidemiology Fellowship
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. The Incidence and Progression of Peripheral Venous Disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2007
  5. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2006
  7. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2005
  8. Ethnic differences in peripheral arterial disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2004
  9. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. Ethnic differences in peripheral arterial disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications84

  1. pmc Abdominal aortic calcium, coronary artery calcium, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla M H C, J O D, M A A, J H I Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, University of Washington, Seattle R L M San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, CA J H I The Heart Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY A G Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN K P C Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles P S, K E W and Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine N D W
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1574-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of abdominal aortic calcium (AAC) for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) independent of coronary artery calcium (CAC)...
  2. pmc Progression of peripheral arterial disease predicts cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1736-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of progressive versus stable peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with the risk of future cardiovascular disease (CVD) events...
  3. doi request reprint Lipid lowering: what and when to monitor
    Michael H Criqui
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Lancet 372:516-7. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Circulation 112:2703-7. 2005
    ..Previous studies have indicated higher rates of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in blacks than in non-Hispanic whites (NHWs), with limited information available for Hispanics and Asians. The reason for the PAD excess in blacks is unclear...
  5. pmc Biomarkers in peripheral arterial disease patients and near- and longer-term mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    J Vasc Surg 52:85-90. 2010
    ..Our objective was to determine in patients with PAD whether novel biomarkers improve prediction of CVD mortality and total mortality...
  6. pmc Risk factor differences for aortic versus coronary calcified atherosclerosis: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2289-96. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to compare and contrast coronary artery calcium (CAC) with abdominal aortic calcium (AAC) in terms of their associations with traditional and novel cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors...
  7. pmc Risk factors for chronic venous disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:331-7. 2007
    ..The etiology of chronic venous disease in the lower limbs is unclear, and very limited data are available on potential risk factors from representative population studies...
  8. pmc The ankle-brachial index and incident cardiovascular events in the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1506-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of both a low and a high ankle-brachial index (ABI) with incident cardiovascular events in a multiethnic cohort...
  9. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
    ..Consequently, an ABI threshold that disregards these fundamental gender-related and ethnicity-related differences could partly contribute to reported prevalence differences...
  10. pmc Ethnicity and risk factors for change in the ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1049-56. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for conversion from a normal to either a low or high ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Subclavian artery stenosis: prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular diseases
    Ramin Shadman
    University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:618-23. 2004
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Chronic venous disease in an ethnically diverse population: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:448-56. 2003
    ..7%, 0.6%, and 1.3% for legs visibly and functionally normal. However, visible disease did not invariably predict functional disease, or vice versa, and venous thrombotic events occurred in the absence of either...
  13. ncbi request reprint The association between elevated ankle systolic pressures and peripheral occlusive arterial disease in diabetic and nondiabetic subjects
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1197-203. 2008
    ..We sought to compare risk factors contributing to a low (< or =0.90) and high (> or =1.40) ABI. Additionally, we hypothesized that in instances of high ABI, occlusive PAD may coexist...
  14. ncbi request reprint Novel cardiovascular risk factors do not completely explain the higher prevalence of peripheral arterial disease among African Americans. The San Diego Population Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2347-54. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether novel cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors explain the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) among African Americans...
  15. ncbi request reprint Conceptual foundations of the UCSD Statin Study: a randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on cognition, behavior, and biochemistry
    Beatrice Alexandra Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:153-62. 2004
    ..However, there has been persistent controversy regarding possible favorable or adverse effects of statins or of cholesterol reduction on cognition, mood, and behavior (including aggressive or violent behavior)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in vascular patients
    Ramin Shadman
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92093, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2172-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the prognostic role of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and NT-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) for mortality end points in the vascular population...
  17. pmc Serum phosphorus levels and the spectrum of ankle-brachial index in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study
    Jerry Meng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:909-16. 2010
    ..These associations may explain the link between serum phosphorus levels and CVD events...
  18. pmc Biomarkers of inflammation and thrombosis as predictors of near-term mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a cohort study
    Himabindu Vidula
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:85-93. 2008
    ..Traditional atherosclerotic risk factors predict long-term cardiovascular disease events but are poor predictors of near-term events...
  19. ncbi request reprint The prospective association of serum insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and IGF-binding protein-1 levels with all cause and cardiovascular disease mortality in older adults: the Rancho Bernardo Study
    Gail A Laughlin
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California 92093 0607
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:114-20. 2004
    ..We conclude that low baseline levels of IGF-I and IGFBP-1 increase the risk of fatal IHD among elderly men and women independent of prevalent IHD and CVD risk factors...
  20. ncbi request reprint The vital prognosis of subclavian stenosis
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1540-5. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess the prognosis of subclavian stenosis (SS) as a potential marker of total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  21. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium: relationship to systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 11:232-8. 2006
    ..These relationships are independent of traditional CVD risk factors...
  22. ncbi request reprint Large and small vessels atherosclerosis: similarities and differences
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Angiology, Dupuytren University Hospital, Limoges, France
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 50:112-25. 2007
    ....
  23. pmc Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Vasc Med 15:351-9. 2010
    ....
  24. pmc A high ankle brachial index is associated with greater left ventricular mass MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:342-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the association of high ankle brachial index (ABI) measurements with left ventricular (LV) mass, and to compare its strength with that of low ABI with LV mass...
  25. pmc The association between lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and cardiovascular disease and total mortality in vascular medicine patients
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:500-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that Lp-PLA(2) is independently predictive of mortality in high-risk patients from a vascular laboratory...
  26. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium is independently associated with hypertension
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1578-83. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that renal artery calcium (RAC), a marker of atherosclerotic plaque burden, is also significantly associated with higher blood pressure levels and a diagnosis of hypertension...
  27. pmc The epidemiology of subclavian stenosis and its association with markers of subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 211:266-70. 2010
    ..We sought to describe the epidemiology of SS and determine its association with markers of subclinical CVD in the baseline cohort of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
  28. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for subclinical cardiovascular disease in selected US Hispanic ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811
    Am J Epidemiol 167:962-9. 2008
    ..This finding was also present for the other subclinical CVD measures. These results suggest a differential relationship between risk factors and either prevalence or extent of subclinical disease by Hispanic subgroup...
  29. doi request reprint A high ankle-brachial index is associated with increased cardiovascular disease morbidity and lower quality of life
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1292-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if an ankle-brachial index (ABI) >or=1.40 is associated with reduced quality of life (QoL)...
  30. ncbi request reprint Patterns and risk factors for systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:331-6. 2004
    ..In this study, we aim to determine the patterns of systemic atherosclerotic calcification...
  31. pmc The relevance of different methods of calculating the ankle-brachial index: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:368-76. 2010
    ..0, where the largest relative magnitudes of association were found using ABI-LO. PAD prevalence and its associations with CVD risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis measures depend on the ankle pressure used to compute the ABI...
  32. pmc Association of chronic kidney disease with the spectrum of ankle brachial index the CHS (Cardiovascular Health Study)
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 54:1176-84. 2009
    ..This study sought to determine the association of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with high ankle brachial index (ABI) measurement and to compare its strength with that of CKD with a low ABI...
  33. pmc Ethnic-specific risks for atherosclerotic calcification of the thoracic and abdominal aorta (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:812-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, compared to whites, African-Americans and Hispanics, but not Chinese, have evidence of less atherosclerosis in the thoracic and abdominal aortas, which does not appear to be accounted for by traditional CVD risk factors...
  34. doi request reprint Epidemiology and diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:378-83. 2008
    ..To that end, we review the epidemiology and diagnosis of atherosclerotic PAD and medical arterial calcification in patients with CKD...
  35. pmc Blood pressure and vascular calcification
    Nicole E Jensky
    Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, Calif 92037, USA
    Hypertension 55:990-7. 2010
    ..Isolated systolic hypertension may be clinically relevant in diagnosing or preventing calcified atherosclerosis...
  36. pmc Urinary creatinine excretion rate and mortality in persons with coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, and VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Circulation 121:1295-303. 2010
    ..In persons with coronary artery disease, low body mass index is associated with greater mortality; however, it is uncertain whether low muscle mass is a risk factor for mortality in this setting...
  37. doi request reprint The epidemiology of abdominal aortic diameter
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:121-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the associations between the diameter of the abdominal aorta at three distinct locations and the traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors as well as calcified atherosclerosis...
  38. doi request reprint Reduction in blood pressure with statins: results from the UCSD Statin Study, a randomized trial
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, No 0995, La Jolla, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:721-7. 2008
    ..Some studies have suggested reductions in blood pressure (BP)with statin treatment, particularly in persons with hypertension. Randomized trial evidence is limited...
  39. ncbi request reprint The effect of novel cardiovascular risk factors on the ethnic-specific odds for peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1190-7. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease: morbidity and mortality implications
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Circulation 114:688-99. 2006
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantified duplex augmentation in healthy subjects and patients with venous disease: San Diego population study
    Arnost Fronek
    Department of Surgery, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1054-8. 2003
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Exertional leg pain in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Jimmy C Wang
    University of California, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Circulation 112:3501-8. 2005
    ..Although exertional leg pain is a hallmark of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and can occur in persons without PAD, symptom variation has received inadequate attention...
  43. ncbi request reprint Relationships between symptoms and venous disease: the San Diego population study
    Robert D Langer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jalla 92093 0978, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1420-4. 2005
    ..The associations between symptoms and venous disease of the lower extremities are poorly characterized...
  44. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic venous disease: San Diego population study
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1047-53. 2003
    ..Chronic venous disease in the lower extremities may have a substantial effect on functioning and quality of life. We report quality of life data for an ethnically diverse population that had been systematically evaluated for venous disease...
  45. ncbi request reprint The UCSD Statin Study: a randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on selected noncardiac outcomes
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:178-202. 2004
    ..If effects (favorable or unfavorable) are identified, we will seek to ascertain whether there are baseline variables that predict who will be most susceptible to these favorable or adverse noncardiac effects (i.e., effect modification)...
  46. ncbi request reprint Can we improve cardiovascular risk prediction beyond risk equations in the physician's office?
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Angiology, Dupuytren University Hospital, Limoges, France
    J Clin Epidemiol 59:547-58. 2006
    ..However, the majority of these markers require specific devices and skills, which are not widely available in primary care...
  47. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for progression of peripheral arterial disease in large and small vessels
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Circulation 113:2623-9. 2006
    ..Using noninvasive tests, we assessed the role of traditional and novel risk factors on PAD progression. We hypothesized that the risk factors for large-vessel PAD (LV-PAD) progression might differ from small-vessel PAD (SV-PAD)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Mitral and aortic annular calcification are highly associated with systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Circulation 113:861-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether atherosclerotic calcification in multiple vascular areas is significantly associated with aortic or mitral annular calcification independent of traditional risk factors...
  49. doi request reprint Lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the absence of traditional risk factors. The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Victor Aboyans
    Dept of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery and Vascular Medicine, Dupuytren University Hospital, Limoges, France
    Atherosclerosis 214:169-73. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that the prevalence of LE-PAD in the absence of traditional CVD risk factors is not negligible, and that this condition would remain associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in other territories...
  50. ncbi request reprint Association of the metabolic syndrome with history of myocardial infarction and stroke in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    John K Ninomiya
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, 352 SCRB, La Jolla, Calif 92093 0607, USA
    Circulation 109:42-6. 2004
    ..The combination of cardiovascular risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome is receiving increased attention from physicians, but data on the syndrome's association with morbidity are limited...
  51. ncbi request reprint The association between aspirin use and the incidence of colorectal cancer in women
    Matthew Allison
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 164:567-75. 2006
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Stability of physical activity across the lifespan
    Howard S Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1092-104. 2008
    ..Further, a simplex model provided a better fit than a one factor model. Successful models and interventions to improve health will likely require a more nuanced, pattern-sensitive understanding of physical activity across time...
  53. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-specific prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in the United States
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:328-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the age-, gender-, and ethnic-specific burden of PAD in the United States for the year 2000...
  54. ncbi request reprint 34th Bethesda Conference: Task force #3--What is the spectrum of current and emerging techniques for the noninvasive measurement of atherosclerosis?
    Rita F Redberg
    UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M1180, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1886-98. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in peripheral arterial disease: associations with the ankle brachial index and leg symptoms
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 292:453-61. 2004
    ..However, relations between these clinical characteristics and objectively measured functional decline are unknown...
  56. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: clinical characteristics, leg symptoms, and lower extremity functioning
    Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:922-30. 2004
    ..The describe peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in African Americans, and compare findings in African Americans and whites with PAD...
  57. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Conference: Writing Group I: epidemiology
    Richard C Pasternak
    Circulation 109:2605-12. 2004
  58. ncbi request reprint A pilot exercise intervention to improve lower extremity functioning in peripheral arterial disease unaccompanied by intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:187-96. 2004
    ..A pilot study was conducted to test the feasibility of supervised treadmill exercise training to improve functioning in study participants with peripheral arterial disease who did not have classical symptoms of intermittent claudication...
  59. ncbi request reprint Relation of levels of hemostatic factors and inflammatory markers to the ankle brachial index
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:194-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that D-dimer levels may be more sensitive than other blood markers for measuring the extent of atherosclerosis in lower extremity arteries...
  60. ncbi request reprint D-dimer, inflammatory markers, and lower extremity functioning in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Circulation 107:3191-8. 2003
    ..We determined whether higher levels of D-dimer, C-reactive protein (CRP), fibrinogen, and serum amyloid A are associated independently with functional impairment in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  61. ncbi request reprint Leg strength in peripheral arterial disease: associations with disease severity and lower-extremity performance
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:523-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine relationships between lower-extremity arterial obstruction, leg strength, and lower-extremity functioning...
  62. ncbi request reprint Risk factor clustering in the insulin resistance syndrome and its relationship to cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal white, black, hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander women
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Metabolism 52:362-71. 2003
    ..0434) and strongly in black women (P =.0095). Components of the IR syndrome appear to be associated with CVD in postmenopausal women, although the magnitude of these relationships differed by ethnicity...
  63. ncbi request reprint Statin use and leg functioning in patients with and without lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 107:757-61. 2003
    ..We determined whether statin use (versus nonuse) is associated with superior lower-extremity functioning independently of cholesterol levels and other confounders in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease...
  64. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index is associated with leg function and physical activity: the Walking and Leg Circulation Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:873-83. 2002
    ..The ankle brachial index (ABI) is a noninvasive, reliable measure of lower-extremity ischemia. However, the relationship between ABI and lower-extremity function has not been well studied...
  65. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance is associated with daily life physical activity in individuals with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:247-55. 2002
    ..To determine whether persons with poorer lower extremity functioning have reduced physical activity levels...
  66. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and thrombotic blood markers and walking-related disability in men and women with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1888-94. 2004
    ..To determine whether higher circulating levels of thrombotic and inflammatory markers are associated with greater disability...
  67. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory markers, D-dimer, pro-thrombotic factors, and physical activity levels in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Ste 18 200, 675 North St Clair Street, Chicago, IL 60611 2923, USA
    Vasc Med 9:107-15. 2004
    ..036). Based on these findings, future studies should assess whether interventions to increase physical activity in patients with PAD reduce levels of D-dimer and inflammatory markers...
  68. ncbi request reprint Conjugated equine estrogens and peripheral arterial disease risk: the Women's Health Initiative
    Judith Hsia
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Heart J 152:170-6. 2006
    ..Estradiol reduced progression of ultrasonographic carotid disease in a randomized trial. No trials of unopposed estrogen for prevention of lower extremity arterial disease or aortic aneurysm have been conducted...
  69. pmc Obesity, weight change, and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1198-204. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that baseline obesity and weight gain during follow-up would each be associated with functional declines in persons with PAD...
  70. ncbi request reprint Retinal arteriolar narrowing and left ventricular remodeling: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:48-55. 2007
    ..This study sought to examine the relationships of retinal vascular signs with left ventricular (LV) mass, volume, and concentric remodeling...
  71. pmc Physical activity during daily life and mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Parveen K Garg
    New York University School of Medicine, New York City, NY, USA
    Circulation 114:242-8. 2006
    ..We determined whether patients with lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) who are more physically active during daily life have lower mortality rates than PAD patients who are less active...
  72. ncbi request reprint Aortic distensibility and retinal arteriolar narrowing: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hypertension 50:617-22. 2007
    ..These data suggest that changes in the microvasculature may play a role linking aortic stiffness with clinical cardiovascular events...
  73. pmc Elevated levels of inflammation, d-dimer, and homocysteine are associated with adverse calf muscle characteristics and reduced calf strength in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:897-905. 2007
    ....
  74. pmc Lower extremity ischemia, calf skeletal muscle characteristics, and functional impairment in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:400-6. 2007
    ..To determine whether lower ankle brachial index (ABI) levels are associated with lower calf skeletal muscle area and higher calf muscle percentage fat in persons with and without lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  75. ncbi request reprint Relation of retinopathy to coronary artery calcification: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Tien Y Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 167:51-8. 2008
    ..This study shows that retinopathy signs are independently associated with CAC, supporting the concept that common pathophysiologic processes may underlie both micro- and macrovascular disease...
  76. ncbi request reprint D-dimer and inflammatory markers as predictors of functional decline in men and women with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1688-96. 2005
    ..To determine whether higher circulating levels of inflammatory and thrombotic markers are associated with greater decline in lower extremity performance...
  77. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for declining ankle-brachial index in men and women 65 years or older: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Margaret Kennedy
    Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1896-902. 2005
    ..9 is a noninvasive measure of lower extremity arterial disease and a predictor of cardiovascular events. Little information is available on longitudinal change in ABI or on risk factors for declining ABI in a community-based population...
  78. pmc Associations between lower extremity ischemia, upper and lower extremity strength, and functional impairment with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:724-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether poorer strength may mediate poorer lower extremity performance in persons with lower arterial brachial index (ABI) levels...
  79. doi request reprint The impact of peripheral arterial disease on health-related quality of life in the Peripheral Arterial Disease Awareness, Risk, and Treatment: New Resources for Survival (PARTNERS) Program
    Judith G Regensteiner
    Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Vasc Med 13:15-24. 2008
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Relationship of monocyte count and peripheral arterial disease: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Khurram Nasir
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 0409, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1966-71. 2005
    ....
  81. doi request reprint Asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease is associated with more adverse lower extremity characteristics than intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 117:2484-91. 2008
    ..This study assessed functional performance, calf muscle characteristics, peripheral nerve function, and quality of life in asymptomatic persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  82. ncbi request reprint Ankle-brachial index and subclinical cardiac and carotid disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 162:33-41. 2005
    ..0002). These findings indicate excess coronary and carotid atherosclerosis at ABI values below 1.10 (men) and 1.00 (women) and may imply increased risk of cardiovascular events in persons with borderline and low-normal ABI...
  83. ncbi request reprint CDC/AHA Workshop on Markers of Inflammation and Cardiovascular Disease: Application to Clinical and Public Health Practice: report from the population science discussion group
    Stephen P Fortmann
    Circulation 110:e554-9. 2004
    ..Although considerable work has been published since this review was completed, the perspectives and issues presented are still useful in evaluating the use of inflammation markers for risk stratisfication and prevention...
  84. pmc Lower extremity nerve function in patients with lower extremity ischemia
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N St Clair, Suite 200, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Arch Intern Med 166:1986-92. 2006
    ..We determined whether lower extremity ischemia, as measured by the ankle brachial index (ABI), is associated with impaired lower extremity nerve function...

Research Grants13

  1. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. The Incidence and Progression of Peripheral Venous Disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This application builds on the seminal findings in our prevalence study, and since no such incidence data exist, is original and innovative. ..
  3. UCSD Integrated Cardiovascular Epidemiology Fellowship
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Due to the expertise, experience and breadth of mentors committed to the program, rich opportunities exist for exceptional research experiences incorporating an interdisciplinary approach. ..
  4. The Incidence and Progression of Peripheral Venous Disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This application builds on the seminal findings in our prevalence study, and since no such incidence data exist, is original and innovative. ..
  5. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  7. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  8. Ethnic differences in peripheral arterial disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This is the first attempt to see if these newer risk markers can explain ethnic differences in PAD. Thus, this application is highly innovative and addresses original hypotheses. ..
  9. Aortic Calcium: epidemiology and progression
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. Ethnic differences in peripheral arterial disease
    Michael Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This is the first attempt to see if these newer risk markers can explain ethnic differences in PAD. Thus, this application is highly innovative and addresses original hypotheses. ..
  11. The Incidence and Progression of Peripheral Venous Disease
    Michael H Criqui; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This application builds on the seminal findings in our prevalence study, and since no such incidence data exist, is original and innovative. ..