Salim S Virani

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1140-6. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol reporting and goal attainment in primary care
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 6:545-52. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Chromosome 9p21 single nucleotide polymorphisms are not associated with recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Salim S Virani
    Center of Excellence, Health Services Research and Development, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circ J 76:950-6. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular biomarkers and subclinical brain disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Razvan T Dadu
    Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Stroke 44:1803-8. 2013
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical complexity on the quality of diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:508-14. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Association between traditional cholesterol parameters, lipoprotein particle concentration, novel biomarkers and carotid plaques in retired National Football League players
    Salim S Virani
    Health Services Research and Development, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:551-6. 2012
  7. pmc Cardiac troponin T measured by a highly sensitive assay predicts coronary heart disease, heart failure, and mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Justin T Saunders
    6565 Fannin, MS A 601, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 123:1367-76. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Barriers to non-HDL cholesterol goal attainment by providers
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 124:876-80.e2. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Subclinical changes in serum creatinine and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Daniel A Tolpin
    Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, The Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:682-688.e1. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Frequency and correlates of treatment intensification for elevated cholesterol levels in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 162:725-732.e1. 2011

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  1. doi request reprint Institutional, provider, and patient correlates of low-density lipoprotein and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment according to the Adult Treatment Panel III guidelines
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am Heart J 161:1140-6. 2011
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol reporting and goal attainment in primary care
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 6:545-52. 2012
    ..However, non-HDL-C levels are not reported on standard lipid panels by many hospital-based and/or commercial biochemical laboratories...
  3. ncbi request reprint Chromosome 9p21 single nucleotide polymorphisms are not associated with recurrent myocardial infarction in patients with established coronary artery disease
    Salim S Virani
    Center of Excellence, Health Services Research and Development, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circ J 76:950-6. 2012
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Cardiovascular biomarkers and subclinical brain disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Razvan T Dadu
    Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Stroke 44:1803-8. 2013
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Impact of clinical complexity on the quality of diabetes care
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 18:508-14. 2012
    ..To assess the impact of clinical complexity on 3 dimensions of diabetes care...
  6. doi request reprint Association between traditional cholesterol parameters, lipoprotein particle concentration, novel biomarkers and carotid plaques in retired National Football League players
    Salim S Virani
    Health Services Research and Development, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:551-6. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Cardiac troponin T measured by a highly sensitive assay predicts coronary heart disease, heart failure, and mortality in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Justin T Saunders
    6565 Fannin, MS A 601, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circulation 123:1367-76. 2011
    ....
  8. doi request reprint Barriers to non-HDL cholesterol goal attainment by providers
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence and Section of Health Services Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Med 124:876-80.e2. 2011
    ..This study assessed providers' knowledge of, attitude toward, and practice regarding non-HDL-C...
  9. doi request reprint Subclinical changes in serum creatinine and mortality after coronary artery bypass grafting
    Daniel A Tolpin
    Division of Cardiovascular Anesthesiology, The Texas Heart Institute, St Luke s Episcopal Hospital, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143:682-688.e1. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Frequency and correlates of treatment intensification for elevated cholesterol levels in patients with cardiovascular disease
    Salim S Virani
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, TX, USA
    Am Heart J 162:725-732.e1. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in obese individuals: a propensity matched analysis of outcomes
    Mahboob Alam
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circ J 75:1378-85. 2011
    ..There is conflicting data regarding the impact of obesity on morbidity and mortality in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG)...
  12. doi request reprint Treating chronically ill people with diabetes mellitus with limited life expectancy: implications for performance measurement
    LeChauncy D Woodard
    Health Policy and Quality Program, Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:193-201. 2012
    ..To develop an algorithm to identify individuals with limited life expectancy and examine the effect of limited life expectancy on glycemic control and treatment intensification in individuals with diabetes mellitus...
  13. doi request reprint A novel mutation in the ABCA1 gene causing an atypical phenotype of Tangier disease
    Smita I Negi
    Center for Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Lipidol 7:82-7. 2013
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Lipid management: considerations in acute coronary syndrome
    Venkateshwar R Polsani
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Cardiol Rep 10:334-41. 2008
    ..A growing body of literature supports the concept that early and intensive treatment with statins after an ACS event decreases recurrent adverse cardiovascular events. We review available evidence pertaining to lipid alterations in ACS...
  15. ncbi request reprint Percutaneous coronary intervention vs. coronary artery bypass graft surgery for unprotected left main coronary artery disease in the drug-eluting stents era--an aggregate data meta-analysis of 11,148 patients
    Mahboob Alam
    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Circ J 77:372-82. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that PCI with DES for unprotected LMCA disease is safe and effective compared with CABG...
  16. doi request reprint Variants in the APOA5 gene region and the response to combination therapy with statins and fenofibric acid in a randomized clinical trial of individuals with mixed dyslipidemia
    Ariel Brautbar
    Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Atherosclerosis 219:737-42. 2011
    ..We sought to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) associated with HDL-C, TG, and apolipoprotein A1 (ApoA-I) response to combination therapy with statins and fenofibric acid (FA) in individuals with atherogenic dyslipidemia...
  17. doi request reprint Automatic quantification of muscle volumes in magnetic resonance imaging scans of the lower extremities
    Gerd Brunner
    Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Magn Reson Imaging 29:1065-75. 2011
    ..Experiments for the fully automatic detection of muscle volume in MRI scans demonstrated an averaged accuracy, sensitivity and specificity for leave-one-out cross-validation of 88.3%, 93.6% and 87.2%, respectively...
  18. pmc Real-time co-registration using novel ultrasound technology: ex vivo validation and in vivo applications
    Eric Y Yang
    Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Am Soc Echocardiogr 24:720-8. 2011
    ..We then evaluated in vivo US-US and US-MRI co-registration...
  19. pmc Relationship between circulating levels of RANTES (regulated on activation, normal T-cell expressed, and secreted) and carotid plaque characteristics: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Carotid MRI Study
    Salim S Virani
    Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Eur Heart J 32:459-68. 2011
    ..To assess the relationship between regulated on activation, normal T-cell expressed and secreted (RANTES) and carotid atherosclerotic plaque burden and plaque characteristics...
  20. ncbi request reprint Lipid management: considerations in acute coronary syndrome
    Venkateshwar R Polsani
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 11:149-56. 2009
    ..A growing body of literature supports the concept that early and intensive treatment with statins after an ACS event decreases recurrent adverse cardiovascular events. We review available evidence pertaining to lipid alterations in ACS...
  21. ncbi request reprint Novel markers of inflammation in atherosclerosis
    Salim S Virani
    Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, 6565 Fannin, M S A 601, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 10:164-70. 2008
    ..It also discusses the limitations of current risk stratification models and characteristics of a good biomarker...
  22. doi request reprint Preoperative statin therapy is not associated with a decrease in the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery
    Salim S Virani
    Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am Heart J 155:541-6. 2008
    ..We investigated whether preoperative statin therapy was associated with decreased incidence of postoperative AF in patients undergoing cardiac surgery, including isolated valve surgery and patients with low ejection fraction (EF)...