Cecilia P Chung

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Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Prevalence of traditional modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with control subjects from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:535-44. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying patients with rheumatoid arthritis using administrative or claims data
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, D 3100, Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2358, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:K41-61. 2013
  3. pmc Increased oxidative stress in patients with depression and its relationship to treatment
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Psychiatry Res 206:213-6. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis and inflammation: insights from rheumatoid arthritis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue T 3219 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1228-33. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress, microvascular dysfunction, and scleroderma: an association with potential therapeutic implications, a commentary on "Postocclusive reactive hyperemia inversely correlates with urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane levels in systemic sclerosis&
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Rheumatology Division T 3219 MCN, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 40:1698-9. 2006
  6. pmc High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: association with disease characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Ave T 3219 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:208-14. 2007
  7. pmc Utility of the Framingham risk score to predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R186. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory mechanisms affecting the lipid profile in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Cecilia P Chung
    Departments of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Biostatistics, Pathology, and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:1849-54. 2007
  9. pmc N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in systemic lupus erythematosus: relationship with inflammation, augmentation index, and coronary calcification
    Cecilia P Chung
    Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Physiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1314-9. 2008
  10. pmc Amino-terminal fragment of the prohormone brain-type natriuretic peptide in rheumatoid arthritis
    Joseph Solus
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2662-9. 2008

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  1. pmc Prevalence of traditional modifiable cardiovascular risk factors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: comparison with control subjects from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 41:535-44. 2012
    ..We tested the hypotheses that major modifiable cardiovascular risk factors were more frequent and rates of treatment, detection, and control were lower in patients with RA than in non-RA controls...
  2. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of validated methods for identifying patients with rheumatoid arthritis using administrative or claims data
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue South, D 3100, Medical Center North, Nashville, TN 37232 2358, USA Electronic address
    Vaccine 31:K41-61. 2013
    ..To review the evidence supporting the validity of billing, procedural, or diagnosis code, or pharmacy claim-based algorithms used to identify patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in administrative and claim databases...
  3. pmc Increased oxidative stress in patients with depression and its relationship to treatment
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Psychiatry Res 206:213-6. 2013
    ..These results suggest that alternative mechanisms, beyond oxidative stress, may be involved in the development of depression and subsequent responses to treatment...
  4. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis and inflammation: insights from rheumatoid arthritis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Avenue T 3219 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1228-33. 2007
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  5. ncbi request reprint Oxidative stress, microvascular dysfunction, and scleroderma: an association with potential therapeutic implications, a commentary on "Postocclusive reactive hyperemia inversely correlates with urinary 15-F2t-isoprostane levels in systemic sclerosis&
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Rheumatology Division T 3219 MCN, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN, USA
    Free Radic Biol Med 40:1698-9. 2006
  6. pmc High prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus: association with disease characteristics and cardiovascular risk factors
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Vanderbilt University, 1161 21st Ave T 3219 MCN, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:208-14. 2007
    ..Patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have accelerated atherosclerosis; however, there are no controlled studies of the metabolic syndrome in patients with SLE...
  7. pmc Utility of the Framingham risk score to predict the presence of coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Ave, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arthritis Res Ther 8:R186. 2006
    ..15, 95% CI 1.02 to 1.29, P = 0.03). In conclusion, a higher Framingham risk score is independently associated with the presence of coronary calcification in patients with RA...
  8. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory mechanisms affecting the lipid profile in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Cecilia P Chung
    Departments of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Biostatistics, Pathology, and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:1849-54. 2007
    ..We examined the relationships between lipid concentrations, cytokines, and inflammatory markers in patients with SLE...
  9. pmc N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide in systemic lupus erythematosus: relationship with inflammation, augmentation index, and coronary calcification
    Cecilia P Chung
    Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Physiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1314-9. 2008
    ..We examined the hypothesis that NT-proBNP concentrations are higher in patients with SLE, and are related to inflammation, augmentation index, coronary atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular risk factors...
  10. pmc Amino-terminal fragment of the prohormone brain-type natriuretic peptide in rheumatoid arthritis
    Joseph Solus
    Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2662-9. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that NT-proBNP concentrations are elevated in patients with RA and are associated with coronary artery calcification and markers of inflammation...
  11. pmc Inflammation-associated insulin resistance: differential effects in rheumatoid arthritis and systemic lupus erythematosus define potential mechanisms
    Cecilia P Chung
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 58:2105-12. 2008
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  12. pmc Inflammatory mediators and premature coronary atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Young Hee Rho
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 61:1580-5. 2009
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  13. ncbi request reprint Increased augmentation index in rheumatoid arthritis and its relationship to coronary artery atherosclerosis
    Ingrid Avalos
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2681, USA
    J Rheumatol 34:2388-94. 2007
    ..We examined the hypothesis that augmentation index and pulse wave velocity are increased in RA, and are related to coronary artery atherosclerosis...
  14. pmc Interaction between oxidative stress and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol is associated with severity of coronary artery calcification in rheumatoid arthritis
    Young Hee Rho
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:1473-80. 2010
    ..To test the hypothesis that oxidative stress is increased in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) due to increased inflammation and contributes to the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis...
  15. pmc Adipocytokines are associated with radiographic joint damage in rheumatoid arthritis
    Young Hee Rho
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 60:1906-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the hypothesis that adipocytokines modulate inflammation and radiographic joint damage in patients with RA...
  16. pmc Adipocytokines, insulin resistance, and coronary atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Young Hee Rho
    Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:1259-64. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to examine the hypothesis that adipocytokines affect insulin resistance and coronary atherosclerosis among patients with RA...
  17. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome is increased in rheumatoid arthritis and is associated with coronary atherosclerosis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 6602, USA
    Atherosclerosis 196:756-63. 2008
    ..In conclusion, patients with RA have a higher prevalence of the metabolic syndrome than control subjects. Inflammation-associated metabolic syndrome is a mechanism that may contribute to increased coronary-artery atherosclerosis in RA...
  18. ncbi request reprint Increased coronary-artery atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis: relationship to disease duration and cardiovascular risk factors
    Cecilia P Chung
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3045-53. 2005
    ..To compare the prevalence and severity of coronary-artery atherosclerosis in patients with early and established rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and controls...
  19. pmc Novel cardiovascular risk factors in premature coronary atherosclerosis associated with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Young Hee Rho
    Department of Molecular Physiology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1789-94. 2008
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  20. pmc Lipoprotein subclasses determined by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and coronary atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    J Rheumatol 37:1633-8. 2010
    ....
  21. pmc Free fatty acids are associated with insulin resistance but not coronary artery atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis
    Michelle J Ormseth
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine and Pharmacology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Atherosclerosis 219:869-74. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that increased IL-6 concentrations are associated with increased FFAs resulting in insulin resistance and atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  22. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risks of nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs in patients after hospitalization for serious coronary heart disease
    Wayne A Ray
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2:155-63. 2009
    ..The cardiovascular safety of individual nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) is highly controversial, particularly in persons with serious coronary heart disease...
  23. pmc An automated database case definition for serious bleeding related to oral anticoagulant use
    Andrew Cunningham
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 20:560-6. 2011
    ..To facilitate epidemiologic investigations of bleeding complications, we developed and validated an automated database case definition for bleeding-related hospitalizations...
  24. pmc Suboptimal inhibition of platelet cyclooxygenase 1 by aspirin in systemic lupus erythematosus: association with metabolic syndrome
    Vivian K Kawai
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 66:285-92. 2014
    ..We examined the hypothesis that aspirin response is impaired in SLE...
  25. pmc Oxidative stress in fibromyalgia and its relationship to symptoms
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 6602, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 28:435-8. 2009
    ..Oxidative stress is not increased in patients with fibromyalgia, but as was previously found in patients with systemic lupus erythematosus, oxidative stress was associated with fatigue...
  26. ncbi request reprint Increased concentration of proatherogenic inflammatory cytokines in systemic lupus erythematosus: relationship to cardiovascular risk factors
    Yu Asanuma
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 6602, USA
    J Rheumatol 33:539-45. 2006
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  27. pmc Outcomes with concurrent use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors: a cohort study
    Wayne A Ray
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Veterans Affairs Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Intern Med 152:337-45. 2010
    ..Proton-pump inhibitors (PPIs) and clopidogrel are frequently coprescribed, although the benefits and harms of their concurrent use are unclear...
  28. pmc Endothelial function in systemic lupus erythematosus: relationship to disease activity, cardiovascular risk factors, corticosteroid therapy, and coronary calcification
    Elizabeth Turner
    Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Center of Health Services Research, Department of Biostatistics, 560 Robinson Research Building, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 37232 6602, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 1:357-60. 2005
    ..In this pilot study we have characterized the relationship between endothelial function, measures of disease activity, and cardiovascular risk factors in patients with lupus...
  29. ncbi request reprint Lipoprotein subclasses and particle size determined by nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Cecilia P Chung
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN 37232 6602, USA
    Clin Rheumatol 27:1227-33. 2008
    ..Lipoprotein subclasses were associated with metabolic variables, inflammatory markers, and corticosteroid use but not with coronary artery atherosclerosis in SLE...
  30. pmc A computer case definition for sudden cardiac death
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 19:563-72. 2010
    ..The study of community dwelling Tennessee Medicaid enrollees 30-74 years of age utilized a linked database with Medicaid inpatient/outpatient files, state death certificate files, and a state 'all-payers' hospital discharge file...
  31. ncbi request reprint Aspirin therapy and thromboxane biosynthesis in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Ingrid Avalos
    Department of Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232 2681, USA
    Lupus 16:981-6. 2007
    ..35). Thromboxane biosynthesis is increased in SLE and is associated with disease activity. Additionally, response to aspirin may be attenuated in some patients with SLE...
  32. ncbi request reprint Obesity is an independent contributor to functional capacity and inflammation in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Annette Oeser
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 23rd Avenue South at Pierce Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232 6602, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:3651-9. 2005
    ..However, little is known about the effects of obesity in patients with chronic inflammatory illnesses such as systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)...
  33. ncbi request reprint Computerized definitions showed high positive predictive values for identifying hospitalizations for congestive heart failure and selected infections in Medicaid enrollees with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37212, USA
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 17:890-5. 2008
    ..However, information on their accuracy is limited. We evaluated the ability of computerized definitions to identify these conditions as the reason for admission among patients diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  34. pmc Atypical antipsychotic drugs and the risk of sudden cardiac death
    Wayne A Ray
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville 37212, USA
    N Engl J Med 360:225-35. 2009
    ..However, less is known regarding the cardiac safety of the atypical antipsychotic drugs, which have largely replaced the older agents in clinical practice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Assessment of adherence to and persistence on disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Carlos G Grijalva
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Med Care 45:S66-76. 2007
    ..However, measurements of relative effectiveness, including treatment adherence and persistence, are lacking. We evaluated adherence and persistence during new episodes of use of traditional and biologic DMARDs...
  36. ncbi request reprint Risk of peptic ulcer hospitalizations in users of NSAIDs with gastroprotective cotherapy versus coxibs
    Wayne A Ray
    Division of Pharmacoepidemiology, Department of Preventive Medicine, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37212, USA
    Gastroenterology 133:790-8. 2007
    ..However, the relative clinical effectiveness of these therapeutic alternatives is understudied...
  37. pmc Serum osteoprotegerin is increased and independently associated with coronary-artery atherosclerosis in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Yu Asanuma
    Saitama Medical University, Saitama, Japan
    Atherosclerosis 195:e135-41. 2007
    ..43-3.34), p<0.001]. In conclusion, OPG concentrations are increased in patients with RA and are associated with inflammation. In patients with long-standing disease, OPG is independently associated with coronary-artery calcification...
  38. doi request reprint Childhood systemic lupus erythematosus in Latin America. The GLADEL experience in 230 children
    L A Ramírez Gómez
    Seccion de Reumatologia, Universidad de Antioquia, Hospital Universitario San Vicente de Paúl Medellín, Colombia
    Lupus 17:596-604. 2008
    ..01), whereas adults had greater disease damage (p: 0.02). In Latin America, childhood onset SLE seems to be a more severe disease than adults. Some differences can be detected among ethnic groups...
  39. ncbi request reprint Obesity is independently associated with impaired quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Augusto García-Poma
    Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
    Clin Rheumatol 26:1831-5. 2007
    ..3, P = 0.039). In conclusion, obesity is independently associated with the impaired quality of life in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  40. ncbi request reprint The effect of low-dose prednisone on bone mineral density in Peruvian rheumatoid arthritis patients
    Cecilia P Chung
    Division of Rheumatology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Rheumatol Int 25:114-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the difference between bone mineral density (BMD) of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients on low-dose prednisone and matched RA patients without prior systemic corticosteroid therapy...