Amit Khera

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Sex differences in the relationship between C-reactive protein and body fat
    Amit Khera
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3251-8. 2009
  2. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in C-reactive protein levels
    Amit Khera
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:464-9. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between C-reactive protein and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Dallas Heart Study
    Amit Khera
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Circulation 113:38-43. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, aortic wall thickness, and lifetime predicted risk of cardiovascular disease:the Dallas Heart Study
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:605-13. 2010
  5. pmc Race-specific associations of myeloperoxidase with atherosclerosis in a population-based sample: the Dallas Heart Study
    Lu Q Chen
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, United States
    Atherosclerosis 219:833-8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Independent associations between metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus and atherosclerosis: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Karen Chen
    The School of Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9047, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:96-101. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and inflammation
    Sameer K Mehta
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Hypertension 49:1385-91. 2007
  8. pmc Dysfunctional adiposity and the risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese adults
    Ian J Neeland
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8830, USA
    JAMA 308:1150-9. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Association of troponin T detected with a highly sensitive assay and cardiac structure and mortality risk in the general population
    James A de Lemos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    JAMA 304:2503-12. 2010
  10. doi request reprint The association between plasma caspase-3, atherosclerosis, and vascular function in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Apoptosis 13:1281-9. 2008

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Publications61

  1. pmc Sex differences in the relationship between C-reactive protein and body fat
    Amit Khera
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 94:3251-8. 2009
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP) levels are significantly influenced by adiposity and are higher in women compared with men. We postulated that there may be sex differences in the relationship between CRP and body fat...
  2. ncbi request reprint Race and gender differences in C-reactive protein levels
    Amit Khera
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:464-9. 2005
    ..This study sought to determine whether there are race and gender differences in the distribution of C-reactive protein (CRP) levels...
  3. ncbi request reprint Relationship between C-reactive protein and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Dallas Heart Study
    Amit Khera
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Circulation 113:38-43. 2006
    ..However, less is known regarding the relationship between CRP levels and atherosclerotic burden...
  4. doi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, aortic wall thickness, and lifetime predicted risk of cardiovascular disease:the Dallas Heart Study
    Sachin Gupta
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 3:605-13. 2010
    ....
  5. pmc Race-specific associations of myeloperoxidase with atherosclerosis in a population-based sample: the Dallas Heart Study
    Lu Q Chen
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, United States
    Atherosclerosis 219:833-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated the association of circulating MPO with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis in a large, multiethnic population...
  6. doi request reprint Independent associations between metabolic syndrome, diabetes mellitus and atherosclerosis: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Karen Chen
    The School of Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75235 9047, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:96-101. 2008
    ..In conclusion, both MetS and DM are independently associated with an increased prevalence of atherosclerosis, with the highest observed prevalence in subjects with both DM and MetS...
  7. ncbi request reprint Left ventricular hypertrophy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and inflammation
    Sameer K Mehta
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center and Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Hypertension 49:1385-91. 2007
    ..These data likely explain in part why individuals with LVH are at increased risk for myocardial infarction...
  8. pmc Dysfunctional adiposity and the risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese adults
    Ian J Neeland
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 8830, USA
    JAMA 308:1150-9. 2012
    ..A dysfunctional adiposity phenotype, characterized by excess visceral fat and insulin resistance, may contribute to diabetes development in those with obesity...
  9. doi request reprint Association of troponin T detected with a highly sensitive assay and cardiac structure and mortality risk in the general population
    James A de Lemos
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    JAMA 304:2503-12. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint The association between plasma caspase-3, atherosclerosis, and vascular function in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Apoptosis 13:1281-9. 2008
    ..Caspase-3, an apoptosis protease, is expressed in atherosclerotic plaques. We examined the relationship between plasma caspase-3 levels, aortic compliance, and atherosclerosis...
  11. pmc Evaluation of coronary artery calcium screening strategies focused on risk categories: the Dallas Heart Study
    Mahesh J Patel
    Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 157:1001-9. 2009
    ..A strategy using coronary artery calcium (CAC) screening to refine coronary heart disease risk assessment in moderately high risk (MHR) subjects (10-year risk 10%-20%) has been suggested. The potential impact of this strategy is unknown...
  12. doi request reprint Discordant effects of rosiglitazone on novel inflammatory biomarkers
    Elan Gada
    The Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75235, USA
    Am Heart J 165:609-14. 2013
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus and trends in hospital survival after myocardial infarction, 1994 to 2006: data from the national registry of myocardial infarction
    M Odette Gore
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 5:791-7. 2012
    ..We assessed recent trends in hospital mortality for patients with MI according to DM status...
  14. doi request reprint Association of growth differentiation factor-15 with coronary atherosclerosis and mortality in a young, multiethnic population: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Anand Rohatgi
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Clin Chem 58:172-82. 2012
    ..Although higher circulating GDF-15 concentrations are associated with mortality across a spectrum of cardiovascular conditions, the relationship of GDF-15 with atherosclerosis and mortality in the general population remains undefined...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in the association between leptin and CRP: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    Shuaib M Abdullah
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Atherosclerosis 195:404-10. 2007
    ..Higher C-reactive protein (CRP) levels in women compared with men may reflect sex differences in the relationship between obesity and inflammation. We evaluated how the adipokine leptin influenced these relationships...
  16. doi request reprint Sex, race, and age distributions of mean aortic wall thickness in a multiethnic population-based sample
    Eric B Rosero
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75390 9157, USA
    J Vasc Surg 53:950-7. 2011
    ....
  17. doi request reprint A risk score for predicting coronary artery disease in women with angina pectoris and abnormal stress test finding
    Monica Y Lo
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:781-5. 2013
    ..This tool, if validated, could help to guide testing strategies in women with angina pectoris...
  18. pmc Disparities in counseling for lifestyle modification among obese adults: insights from the Dallas Heart Study
    Tiffany M Powell-Wiley
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:849-55. 2012
    ..Systematic education about and application of lifestyle interventions could capitalize on opportunities for primary CV risk prevention...
  19. doi request reprint Screening the population for left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricular systolic dysfunction using natriuretic peptides: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    James A de Lemos
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Research Center, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Am Heart J 157:746-53.e2. 2009
    ..We performed a comprehensive evaluation of the screening performance of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) and N-terminal pro-BNP (NT-proBNP) for LVSD or LVH...
  20. pmc Addition of highly sensitive troponin T and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide to electrocardiography for detection of left ventricular hypertrophy: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    Abelardo A Martinez-Rumayor
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Hypertension 61:105-11. 2013
    ..Further studies are needed to evaluate the impact and cost-effectiveness of a multimarker screening strategy...
  21. doi request reprint The relationship between C-reactive protein and atherosclerosis differs on the basis of body mass index: the Dallas Heart Study
    Nitin K Gupta
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1148-55. 2012
    ..This study sought to evaluate whether the relationship between C-reactive protein (CRP) and atherosclerosis is modified by body mass index (BMI)...
  22. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics, vascular function, and inflammation in women with angina in the absence of coronary atherosclerosis: the Dallas Heart Study
    Kamakki Banks
    DonaldW Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 4:65-73. 2011
    ..we sought to evaluate the relationship between angina and coronary artery calcium (CAC) in women, and among women without CAC, the associations between angina and clinical, vascular, and inflammatory factors...
  23. doi request reprint Application of the screening for Heart Attack Prevention and Education Task Force recommendations to an urban population: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Raphael See
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:1055-62. 2008
    ....
  24. pmc Interactions between smoking, pulmonary surfactant protein B, and atherosclerosis in the general population: the Dallas Heart Study
    Ann B Nguyen
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 31:2136-43. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that SP-B may serve as a marker of the vascular effects of smoking and would thus be associated with subclinical measures of atherosclerosis...
  25. doi request reprint Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 mass and activity with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis: findings from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Clin Chem 54:1975-81. 2008
    ..Our aim was to characterize the association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A(2) (Lp-PLA(2)) with coronary and aortic atherosclerosis in a large population-based study...
  26. pmc Association between circulating soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products and atherosclerosis: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Jason B Lindsey
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Diabetes Care 32:1218-20. 2009
    ..To determine the association between circulating soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE) and coronary atherosclerosis...
  27. pmc Physical activity participation, health perceptions, and cardiovascular disease mortality in a multiethnic population: the Dallas Heart Study
    Reese A Mathieu
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 163:1037-40. 2012
    ..We determined whether health beliefs regarding the benefit of PA contribute to ethnic differences in participation and assessed how these differences impact CV mortality...
  28. doi request reprint Potential of electron beam computed tomography for coronary artery calcium screening to evaluate fatty liver: comparison with 1H magnetic resonance spectroscopy in the Dallas Heart Study
    Susan Matulevicius
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, 75390 9047, USA
    J Investig Med 59:780-6. 2011
    ..We compared quantitative estimates of hepatic steatosis measured by EBCT with those obtained by a well-validated, accurate-measure, magnetic resonance spectroscopy ((1)H MRS)...
  29. doi request reprint Accuracy of estimating resting oxygen uptake and implications for hemodynamic assessment
    Nikhil Narang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:594-8. 2012
    ..Estimation of VO(2) at rest is inaccurate, especially in men and with increasing adiposity. In conclusion, when clinical hemodynamic assessment is performed, VO(2) should be measured, not estimated...
  30. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and classification of risk of cardiovascular disease mortality
    Sachin Gupta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circulation 123:1377-83. 2011
    ..Cardiorespiratory fitness (fitness) is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. However, the extent to which fitness improves risk classification when added to traditional risk factors is unclear...
  31. pmc Randomized comparison of the effects of rosiglitazone vs. placebo on peak integrated cardiovascular performance, cardiac structure, and function
    Darren K McGuire
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5909 Harry Hines Blvd, Room HA9 133, Dallas, TX 75235 9047, USA
    Eur Heart J 31:2262-70. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of rosiglitazone on cardiovascular performance and cardiac function...
  32. pmc Associations of four circulating chemokines with multiple atherosclerosis phenotypes in a large population-based sample: results from the dallas heart study
    Leticia Castillo
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Research Center and Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 30:339-47. 2010
    ..The novel chemotactic protein, CCL23, which has not been previously studied in atherosclerosis, is independently associated with coronary atherosclerosis, suggesting that this chemokine merits further study in animal and human models...
  33. pmc Lifetime risks for cardiovascular disease mortality by cardiorespiratory fitness levels measured at ages 45, 55, and 65 years in men. The Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Jarett D Berry
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 57:1604-10. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association between fitness and lifetime risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  34. doi request reprint Association of troponin T, detected with highly sensitive assay, and outcomes in infective endocarditis
    Amy B Stancoven
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:416-20. 2011
    ..3, 95% confidence interval 1.3 to 24.1, p = 0.02). In conclusion, cTnT is detectable in 93% of patients with infective endocarditis using a novel highly sensitive assay, with higher levels correlating with poor clinical outcomes...
  35. ncbi request reprint Relation of coronary atherosclerosis determined by electron beam computed tomography and plasma levels of n-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in a multiethnic population-based sample (the Dallas Heart Study)
    Shuaib M Abdullah
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:1284-9. 2005
    ..In conclusion, these findings support the hypothesis that coronary atherosclerosis may directly influence the activation of the cardiac neurohormonal system...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relation of osteoprotegerin to coronary calcium and aortic plaque (from the Dallas Heart Study)
    Moeen Abedin
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:513-8. 2007
    ..In conclusion, plasma OPG is independently associated with CAC and aortic plaque in an unselected population, suggesting it may be a novel biomarker for atherosclerosis in humans...
  37. ncbi request reprint The association of differing measures of overweight and obesity with prevalent atherosclerosis: the Dallas Heart Study
    Raphael See
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9037, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:752-9. 2007
    ..This study sought to evaluate the associations between different measures of obesity and prevalent atherosclerosis in a large population-based cohort...
  38. doi request reprint Higher natriuretic Peptide levels associate with a favorable adipose tissue distribution profile
    Ian J Neeland
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    J Am Coll Cardiol 62:752-60. 2013
    ..The goal of this study was to investigate the association between natriuretic peptides and body fat distribution in a multiethnic cohort...
  39. pmc Association between family history and coronary heart disease death across long-term follow-up in men: the Cooper Center Longitudinal Study
    Justin M Bachmann
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circulation 125:3092-8. 2012
    ..However, data are sparse on the association between family history and risk for CHD across long-term follow-up...
  40. doi request reprint Adiponectin as an independent predictor of the presence and degree of hepatic steatosis in the Dallas Heart Study
    Aslan T Turer
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Boulevard, Dallas, Texas 75390 8521, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 97:E982-6. 2012
    ..OBJECTIVES AND MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: The objective of this study was to establish whether an independent relationship exists between serum adiponectin concentrations and liver fat...
  41. pmc Circulating levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 and abdominal aortic pathology: from the Dallas Heart Study
    Justin L Grodin
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
    Vasc Med 16:339-45. 2011
    ..08), coronary artery calcium (p = 0.20) or the aortic luminal diameter/aortic wall thickness ratio (p = 0.37), supporting the hypothesis that therapies targeting MMP-9 may affect the abdominal aortic wall and modify aortic pathology...
  42. ncbi request reprint Association among plasma levels of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1, traditional cardiovascular risk factors, and subclinical atherosclerosis
    Rajat Deo
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:1812-8. 2004
    ..We sought to evaluate the association between plasma levels of monocyte chemoattractant protein (MCP)-1 and the risk for subclinical atherosclerosis...
  43. doi request reprint Association between renal function and circulating levels of natriuretic peptides (from the Dallas Heart Study)
    Sandeep R Das
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:1394-8. 2008
    ..With eGFR <90 ml/min/1.73 m(2), both NT-pro-BNP and BNP were inversely and independently associated with renal function, with a greater magnitude of association with renal impairment noted for NT-pro-BNP...
  44. ncbi request reprint Associations between soluble CD40 ligand, atherosclerosis risk factors, and subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    James A de Lemos
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:2192-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the associations between plasma levels of soluble CD40 ligand (sCD40L), atherosclerosis risk factors, and evidence of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  45. pmc Differential associations between soluble cellular adhesion molecules and atherosclerosis in the Dallas Heart Study: a distinct role for soluble endothelial cell-selective adhesion molecule
    Anand Rohatgi
    Division of Cardiology, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 29:1684-90. 2009
    ..Given its role in endothelial pathobiology, we hypothesized that soluble ESAM (sESAM) would be independently associated with atherosclerosis and vascular stiffness...
  46. doi request reprint Association of cystatin C with left ventricular structure and function: the Dallas Heart Study
    Parag C Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 2:98-104. 2009
    ..We tested the hypothesis that cystatin C is associated with preclinical cardiac structural and functional abnormalities in a younger population-based sample...
  47. doi request reprint The association between peptidoglycan recognition protein-1 and coronary and peripheral atherosclerosis: Observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Anand Rohatgi
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, 75390 9047, United States
    Atherosclerosis 203:569-75. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that PGLYRP-1 is associated with subclinical atherosclerosis as measured by computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging...
  48. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and determinants of troponin T elevation in the general population
    Thomas W Wallace
    Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9047, USA
    Circulation 113:1958-65. 2006
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence and determinants of cTnT elevation in a large, representative sample of the general population...
  49. doi request reprint Relation of level of B-type natriuretic peptide with outcomes in patients with infective endocarditis
    Angela B Shiue
    Department of Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:1011-5. 2010
    ..01). In conclusion, these data demonstrate a significant association between elevated BNP alone and in combination with cTnI for serious outcomes in infective endocarditis and warrant prospective evaluation...
  50. ncbi request reprint Relation of family history of myocardial infarction and the presence of coronary arterial calcium in various age and risk factor groups
    Binu Philips
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 99:825-9. 2007
    ..05 for each). In conclusion, this study suggests that FHMI is a more important predictor of atherosclerosis in young compared with older adults and, among the young, in those with multiple CV risk factors...
  51. ncbi request reprint Implications of family history of myocardial infarction in young women
    Mahesh J Patel
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9034, USA
    Am Heart J 154:454-60. 2007
    ....
  52. doi request reprint Agreement between methods of measurement of mean aortic wall thickness by MRI
    Eric B Rosero
    Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas Texas 75390 9157, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 29:576-82. 2009
    ..To assess the agreement between three methods of calculation of mean aortic wall thickness (MAWT) using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)...
  53. doi request reprint Assessment and reproducibility of aortic atherosclerosis magnetic resonance imaging: impact of 3-Tesla field strength and parallel imaging
    Christopher D Maroules
    Department of Radiology, Division of Cardiology, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8896, USA
    Invest Radiol 43:656-62. 2008
    ..To investigate image quality and interstudy reproducibility of aortic atherosclerosis imaging at 1.5 T, and to explore the impact of parallel imaging techniques at 3 T...
  54. doi request reprint Relation of troponin elevation to outcome in patients with infective endocarditis
    Jonathan B Purcell
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:1479-81. 2008
    ..05 for each). In conclusion, elevated cTnI was associated with the composite of death, abscess, and central nervous system events (p <0.001)...
  55. pmc Influence of race and sex on lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels: observations from the Dallas Heart Study
    Emmanouil S Brilakis
    The Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, TX, United States
    Atherosclerosis 199:110-5. 2008
    ..Most lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) studies included mainly white men. We sought to determine whether Lp-PLA2 levels differ according to race and sex...
  56. doi request reprint The effect of a disease management algorithm and dedicated postacute coronary syndrome clinic on achievement of guideline compliance: results from the parkland acute coronary event treatment study
    Jeff Yorio
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX 75390, USA
    J Investig Med 56:15-25. 2008
    ..It is unknown whether this strategy would improve adherence to secondary prevention goals after acute coronary syndromes (ACSs) in a largely indigent county hospital setting...
  57. ncbi request reprint Management of diabetic dyslipidemia: need for reappraisal of the goals
    Amit Khera
    Division of Cardiology and the Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9047, USA
    Am J Cardiovasc Drugs 5:83-91. 2005
    ..Several ongoing trials of various pharmacologic agents should help clarify the role of these agents alone and in combination with HMG-CoA reductase inhibitors in the management of diabetic dyslipidemia...
  58. doi request reprint Mild hyponatremia is associated with an increased risk of death in an ambulatory setting
    Fabrice Gankam-Kengne
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8885, USA
    Kidney Int 83:700-6. 2013
    ..75). Thus, mild hyponatremia is associated with an increased risk of death in a young and ethnically diverse community population...
  59. doi request reprint Interstudy reproducibility of SSFP cine magnetic resonance: impact of magnetic field strength and parallel imaging
    Christopher D Maroules
    Department of Radiology, Donald W Reynolds Cardiovascular Clinical Research Center, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 8896, USA
    J Magn Reson Imaging 27:1139-45. 2008
    ....
  60. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-18, the metabolic syndrome, and subclinical atherosclerosis: results from the Dallas Heart Study
    Andreas Zirlik
    Donald W Reynolds Centers of the Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 27:2043-9. 2007
    ..Although IL-18 promotes atherogenesis in animal studies and predicts cardiovascular risk in humans, it is unknown whether elevated IL-18 levels are associated with coronary atherosclerosis in the general population...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of glucose-insulin-potassium (GIK) infusion on biomarkers of cardiovascular risk in ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI): insight into the failure of GIK
    Shailja V Parikh
    Department of Internal Medicine, the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, Texas 75235 9047, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:222-5. 2007
    ..In conclusion, GIK had no discernible effect on biomarkers associated with inflammation, neurohormonal activation or myonecrosis, three pathways associated with adverse outcomes in STEMI...