B Delia Johnson

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Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Adrenergic gene polymorphisms and cardiovascular risk in the NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Michael A Pacanowski
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Transl Med 6:11. 2008
  2. pmc The relationship of menopausal status and rapid menopausal transition with carotid intima-media thickness progression in women: a report from the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15241, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4432-40. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum amyloid A as a predictor of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular outcome in women: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Parran 127, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 109:726-32. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Determination of menopausal status in women: the NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    B Delia Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:872-87. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome modifies the cardiovascular risk associated with angiographic coronary artery disease in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Oscar C Marroquin
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 109:714-21. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity distribution and reproductive hormone levels in women: a report from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE Study
    Marian B Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:836-42. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistent chest pain predicts cardiovascular events in women without obstructive coronary artery disease: results from the NIH-NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischaemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study
    B Delia Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1408-15. 2006
  8. pmc Prognostic value of global MR myocardial perfusion imaging in women with suspected myocardial ischemia and no obstructive coronary disease: results from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE (Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation) study
    Mark Doyle
    Division of Cardiology, CV MRI Center, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1030-6. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, menopause, and coronary artery disease risk in the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S50-8. 2006
  10. pmc The clinical trial of Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) study
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:370-81. 2007

Detail Information

Publications39

  1. pmc Adrenergic gene polymorphisms and cardiovascular risk in the NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Michael A Pacanowski
    Department of Pharmacy Practice and Center for Pharmacogenomics, University of Florida College of Pharmacy, Gainesville, FL, USA
    J Transl Med 6:11. 2008
    ..Adrenergic gene polymorphisms are associated with cardiovascular and metabolic phenotypes. We investigated the influence of adrenergic gene polymorphisms on cardiovascular risk in women with suspected myocardial ischemia...
  2. pmc The relationship of menopausal status and rapid menopausal transition with carotid intima-media thickness progression in women: a report from the Los Angeles Atherosclerosis Study
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall, 130 De Soto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15241, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:4432-40. 2010
    ..However, little information is available about the rapidity of the menopausal transition and its relationship to the development of preclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Serum amyloid A as a predictor of coronary artery disease and cardiovascular outcome in women: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Parran 127, 130 DeSoto St, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 109:726-32. 2004
    ..However, prior studies have yielded inconsistent results, and the independent predictive value of SAA for coronary artery disease (CAD) severity and cardiovascular events remains unclear...
  4. ncbi request reprint Determination of menopausal status in women: the NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    B Delia Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 13:872-87. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome modifies the cardiovascular risk associated with angiographic coronary artery disease in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Oscar C Marroquin
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 109:714-21. 2004
    ..The interrelationship between metabolic status and CAD on cardiovascular risk in women is not known...
  6. ncbi request reprint Obesity distribution and reproductive hormone levels in women: a report from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE Study
    Marian B Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:836-42. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference and the association of obesity distribution with blood estrogen levels (estradiol, bioavailable estradiol, and estrone)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Persistent chest pain predicts cardiovascular events in women without obstructive coronary artery disease: results from the NIH-NHLBI-sponsored Women's Ischaemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study
    B Delia Johnson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Eur Heart J 27:1408-15. 2006
    ..This study compared CV outcomes in women with persistent chest pain (PChP) vs. those without PChP...
  8. pmc Prognostic value of global MR myocardial perfusion imaging in women with suspected myocardial ischemia and no obstructive coronary disease: results from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE (Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation) study
    Mark Doyle
    Division of Cardiology, CV MRI Center, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15212 4772, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:1030-6. 2010
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Hypertension, menopause, and coronary artery disease risk in the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Gretchen L Gierach
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S50-8. 2006
    ..We evaluated whether the relationship between hypertension, other cardiac risk factors, and coronary artery disease (CAD) is modulated by menopausal status and/or age...
  10. pmc The clinical trial of Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) study
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Contemp Clin Trials 28:370-81. 2007
    ..Body composition is measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry...
  11. ncbi request reprint Global inflammation predicts cardiovascular risk in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study
    Kevin E Kip
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 150:900-6. 2005
    ..However, no studies have collectively evaluated how inflammatory markers cluster empirically and relate to angiographic coronary artery disease and CVD events...
  12. ncbi request reprint Clinical importance of obesity versus the metabolic syndrome in cardiovascular risk in women: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) study
    Kevin E Kip
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Circulation 109:706-13. 2004
    ..Both are associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the contribution of obesity to cardiovascular risk, independent of the presence of the metabolic syndrome, remains controversial...
  13. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and lipoproteins in women
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    WISE Coordinating Center, University of Pittsburgh, 127 Parran Hall, Graduate School of Public Health, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 91:2209-13. 2006
    ..We undertook a study to evaluate relationships among blood phytoestrogen levels, lipoprotein levels, estrogen levels, and angiographically defined coronary artery disease in women...
  14. ncbi request reprint Lifestyle intervention and coronary heart disease risk factor changes over 18 months in postmenopausal women: the Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN study) clinical trial
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:962-74. 2006
    ..In this paper, we present the results of changes in risk factors by use of hormone therapy (HT) at 18 months in the Women On the Move through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) randomized trial...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prognosis in women with myocardial ischemia in the absence of obstructive coronary disease: results from the National Institutes of Health-National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    B Delia Johnson
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Circulation 109:2993-9. 2004
    ..The prognostic implications of these findings are unknown...
  16. ncbi request reprint Comparison of SWAN and WISE menopausal status classification algorithms
    Janet M Johnston
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 15:1184-94. 2006
    ..Most epidemiological studies, including the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN), classify women based on self-reported bleeding history...
  17. ncbi request reprint The relationship between physical activity and lipoprotein subclasses in postmenopausal women: the influence of hormone therapy
    Kelley K Pettee
    Department of Epidemiology, Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Menopause 14:115-22. 2007
    ..This study's objective was to determine if the association between physical activity and lipids and lipoprotein subclasses in postmenopausal women varies by hormone therapy (HT) use...
  18. ncbi request reprint Depression, inflammation, and incident cardiovascular disease in women with suspected coronary ischemia: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored WISE study
    Viola Vaccarino
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30306, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2044-50. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine prospectively whether inflammation explains the relationship between depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  19. pmc Discontinuing hormone replacement therapy: attenuating the effect on CVD risk with lifestyle changes
    Kelley K Pettee
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, 7350 E Unity Drive, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:483-9. 2007
    ..Concern about the potential risks associated with hormone replacement therapy (HRT) has left post-menopausal women and healthcare providers searching for safe and effective means for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factor reduction...
  20. ncbi request reprint Phytoestrogens and coronary microvascular function in women with suspected myocardial ischemia: a report from the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Carl J Pepine
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    J Womens Health (Larchmt) 16:481-8. 2007
    ..Accordingly, we investigated the relationship between blood phytoestrogen levels and coronary reactivity in women with suspected myocardial ischemia referred for coronary angiography...
  21. ncbi request reprint Coronary microvascular reactivity is only partially predicted by atherosclerosis risk factors or coronary artery disease in women evaluated for suspected ischemia: results from the NHLBI Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    Timothy R Wessel
    University of Florida, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0277, USA
    Clin Cardiol 30:69-74. 2007
    ..Accordingly, the relationship between adenosine-related microvascular coronary reactivity and risk factors in symptomatic women evaluated for suspected ischemia remains uncertain...
  22. ncbi request reprint Depression, the metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular risk
    Viola Vaccarino
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, 1256 Briarcliff Road NE, Suite 1 North, Atlanta, GA 30306, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:40-8. 2008
    ..The relationship between depression and the metabolic syndrome is unclear, and whether metabolic syndrome explains the association between depression and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk is unknown...
  23. ncbi request reprint Hypoestrogenemia of hypothalamic origin and coronary artery disease in premenopausal women: a report from the NHLBI-sponsored WISE study
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:413-9. 2003
    ..We sought to evaluate hypoestrogenemia of hypothalamic origin and its association with angiographic coronary artery disease (CAD) in premenopausal women...
  24. ncbi request reprint Associations among walking performance, physical activity, and subclinical cardiovascular disease
    Kelley K Pettee
    Department of Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State Univerisity, Mesa, AZ 85212, USA
    Prev Cardiol 10:134-40. 2007
    ..001, respectively). Findings from the current report support the utility of the LDCW to identify women at higher risk for CVD who may be candidates for further cardiovascular testing or intensive lifestyle intervention...
  25. ncbi request reprint Relationship of physical fitness vs body mass index with coronary artery disease and cardiovascular events in women
    Timothy R Wessel
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, FL 32610 0277, USA
    JAMA 292:1179-87. 2004
    ..Individual contributions of obesity and physical fitness (physical activity and functional capacity) to risk of coronary heart disease in women remain unclear...
  26. ncbi request reprint Abnormal coronary vasomotion as a prognostic indicator of cardiovascular events in women: results from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    Gregory O von Mering
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Fla 32610 0277, USA
    Circulation 109:722-5. 2004
    ..Coronary vascular dysfunction has been linked to atherosclerosis and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in men, but these relationships have not been firmly established in women...
  27. ncbi request reprint The value of estimated functional capacity in estimating outcome: results from the NHBLI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S36-43. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the prognostic value of estimated metabolic equivalents (METs) based on self-reported functional capacity by the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) in symptomatic women...
  28. ncbi request reprint Cholesterol-lowering medication, cholesterol level, and reproductive hormones in women: the Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Med 113:723-7. 2002
    ..We also sought to evaluate this association, independent of statin use, particularly among premenopausal women of childbearing age...
  29. ncbi request reprint Hemoglobin level is an independent predictor for adverse cardiovascular outcomes in women undergoing evaluation for chest pain: results from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation Study
    Christopher B Arant
    University of Florida College of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2009-14. 2004
    ..This study was designed to investigate the relationship between hemoglobin level (Hgb) and adverse cardiovascular outcomes in women with suspected ischemia...
  30. ncbi request reprint Past oral contraceptive use and angiographic coronary artery disease in postmenopausal women: data from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute-sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute and Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 85:1425-31. 2006
    ..To evaluate past oral contraceptive use and angiographic coronary artery disease in women...
  31. ncbi request reprint The economic burden of angina in women with suspected ischemic heart disease: results from the National Institutes of Health--National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute--sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Circulation 114:894-904. 2006
    ..Few data exist regarding the type and intensity of resource consumption in women with chest pain after coronary angiography...
  32. ncbi request reprint Women's Ischemic Syndrome Evaluation: current status and future research directions: report of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute workshop: October 2-4, 2002: Section 1: diagnosis of stable ischemia and ischemic heart disease
    Carl J Pepine
    Circulation 109:e44-6. 2004
  33. ncbi request reprint Impaired coronary vascular reactivity and functional capacity in women: results from the NHLBI Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study
    Eileen Handberg
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Florida College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0277, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S44-9. 2006
    ..We investigated the relationship between coronary vascular reactivity and functional capacity as assessed from the Duke Activity Status Index (DASI) in a cohort of women evaluated for suspected ischemia...
  34. ncbi request reprint Migraines, angiographic coronary artery disease and cardiovascular outcomes in women
    Bina Ahmed
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Am J Med 119:670-5. 2006
    ..There are conflicting data regarding the association between migraines and cardiovascular events. We evaluated the relationship between migraine headaches, angiographic coronary artery disease, and cardiovascular events in women...
  35. pmc Postmenopausal women with a history of irregular menses and elevated androgen measurements at high risk for worsening cardiovascular event-free survival: results from the National Institutes of Health--National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute sponsored W
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:1276-84. 2008
    ..Women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have a greater clustering of cardiac risk factors. However, the link between PCOS and cardiovascular (CV) disease is incompletely described...
  36. doi request reprint Social networks and incident stroke among women with suspected myocardial ischemia
    Thomas Rutledge
    Department of Psychiatry, VA San Diego Healthcare System, University of California, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Psychosom Med 70:282-7. 2008
    ..Social networks are an independent predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality, but their relationship with stroke events in at-risk populations is largely unknown...
  37. pmc Diabetes mellitus, hypothalamic hypoestrogenemia, and coronary artery disease in premenopausal women (from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute sponsored WISE study)
    Bina Ahmed
    Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:150-4. 2008
    ..The presence of both DM and HHE predicted a greater burden of angiographic CAD. Prospective research is warranted to better understand causal relations between DM, endogenous hormones, and MACE in premenopausal women...
  38. ncbi request reprint Insights from the NHLBI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study: Part II: gender differences in presentation, diagnosis, and outcome with regard to gender-based pathophysiology of atherosclerosis and macrovascular and microvascular cor
    C Noel Bairey Merz
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S21-9. 2006
    ..Additionally, innovative cardiovascular imaging techniques will be discussed. Finally, we identify critical areas of further inquiry needed to advance this new gender-specific IHD understanding into improved outcomes for women...
  39. ncbi request reprint Insights from the NHLBI-Sponsored Women's Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE) Study: Part I: gender differences in traditional and novel risk factors, symptom evaluation, and gender-optimized diagnostic strategies
    Leslee J Shaw
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Research Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:S4-S20. 2006
    ....