Genomes and Genes
Laura R Loehr
Affiliation: University of North Carolina
- Classification of acute decompensated heart failure: an automated algorithm compared with a physician reviewer panel: the atherosclerosis risk in communities studyLaura R Loehr
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin St, Suite 306, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Circ Heart Fail 6:719-26. 2013..Our objective was to assess agreement of HF classification by this contemporaneous algorithm with that by a standardized physician reviewer panel, when applied to data abstracted from community-based hospital records...
- Heart failure incidence and survival (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study)Laura R Loehr
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Am J Cardiol 101:1016-22. 2008..The greater HF incidence in African-Americans than in Caucasians is largely explained by African-Americans' greater levels of atherosclerotic risk factors...
- Association of multiple anthropometrics of overweight and obesity with incident heart failure: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities studyLaura R Loehr
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
Circ Heart Fail 2:18-24. 2009..The association of central adiposity with incident heart failure (HF) has yet to be studied in a large population-based study...
- The potentially modifiable burden of incident heart failure due to obesity: the atherosclerosis risk in communities studyLaura R Loehr
Cardiovascular Diseases Program, Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
Am J Epidemiol 172:781-9. 2010..Investigators studying exposures that are unlikely to be eradicated given current prevention efforts, such as obesity, should consider estimating the GIF to avoid overestimates of population impact...
- Airflow obstruction, lung function, and risk of incident heart failure: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) studySunil K Agarwal
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, 137 E Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
Eur J Heart Fail 14:414-22. 2012..We examined the relationship between forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV(1)), airflow obstruction, and incident heart failure (HF) in black and white, middle-aged men and women in four US communities...
- The population burden of heart failure attributable to modifiable risk factors: the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) studyChristy L Avery
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1640-6. 2012..The goal of this study was to estimate the population burden of heart failure and the influence of modifiable risk factors...
- Reduced kidney function as a risk factor for incident heart failure: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) studyAnna Kottgen
Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21287, USA
J Am Soc Nephrol 18:1307-15. 2007..In summary, middle-aged adults with moderately/severely reduced kidney function are at high risk for developing HF...
- Discovery and fine mapping of serum protein loci through transethnic meta-analysisNora Franceschini
Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
Am J Hum Genet 91:744-53. 2012....
- Racial differences in endothelial function in postmenopausal womenLaura R Loehr
Department of Internal Medicine, Sections on Section on Internal Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
Am Heart J 148:606-11. 2004..To further study differences in endothelial function between African American and Caucasian women, we analyzed measures of brachial artery flow-mediated dilation (FMD) in women enrolled in the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)...