- Effect of cystatin C levels on angiographic atherosclerosis progression and events among postmenopausal women with angiographically decompensated coronary artery disease (from the Women's Angiographic Vitamin and Estrogen [WAVE] study)DHAVALKUMAR PATEL
Department of Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, USA
Am J Cardiol 111:1681-7. 2013..In conclusion, in postmenopausal women with angiographically documented coronary artery disease, baseline cystatin C levels were associated with worse clinical outcomes without accelerated progression of atherosclerosis...
- Discordant association of C-reactive protein with clinical events and coronary luminal narrowing in postmenopausal women: data from the Women's Angiographic Vitamin and Estrogen (WAVE) studyDHAVALKUMAR PATEL
Department of Internal Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital, Richmond, Virginia
Clin Cardiol 36:535-41. 2013..This study was designed to determine the effect of baseline CRP on cardiovascular events and on the progression of atherosclerotic narrowing among 423 postmenopausal women with angiographic stenosis between 15% and 75%...
- Role of pioglitazone in the prevention of restenosis and need for revascularization after bare-metal stent implantation: a meta-analysisDHAVALKUMAR PATEL
Washington Hospital Center, DC 20010, USA
JACC Cardiovasc Interv 4:353-60. 2011..We performed a meta-analysis to evaluate the impact of pioglitazone in the prevention of in-stent restenosis (ISR) and need for revascularization after bare-metal stent (BMS) implantation...