Zhu Ming Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: Wake Forest University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of serial Q/ST-T changes by the Minnesota Code and Novacode in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1430-6. 2012
  2. doi request reprint Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI])
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1489-95. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation and comparison of the Minnesota Code and Novacode for electrocardiographic Q-ST wave abnormalities for the independent prediction of incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the Women's Health Initiative)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:18-25.e2. 2010
  4. pmc Comparison of the prognostic significance of the electrocardiographic QRS/T angles in predicting incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:844-9. 2007
  5. pmc Ambient fine particulate matter exposure and myocardial ischemia in the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in the Women's Health Initiative (EEAWHI) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiologic Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:751-6. 2009
  6. pmc Gender differences between the Minnesota code and Novacode electrocardiographic prognostication of coronary heart disease in the cardiovascular health study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:817-820.e1. 2011
  7. pmc United States national prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in black and white middle-age (45- to 64-Year) and older (≥65-Year) adults (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1223-8. 2012
  8. pmc The association of spatial T wave axis deviation with incident coronary events. The ARIC cohort
    Georgeta D Vaidean
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:2. 2005
  9. pmc Electrocardiographic predictors of incident heart failure in men and women free from manifest cardiovascular disease (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:843-9. 2013
  10. pmc Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:655-61. 2013

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Publications32

  1. doi request reprint Prognostic significance of serial Q/ST-T changes by the Minnesota Code and Novacode in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Medical Center Blvd, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27157, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 19:1430-6. 2012
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI])
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 110:1489-95. 2012
    ..In conclusion, prevalent LBBB in CVD-free women and LBBB and RBBB in women with CVD were significant predictors of CHD death. In women with LBBB, ST J-point depression in lead aVL was a strong independent predictor of CHD death...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation and comparison of the Minnesota Code and Novacode for electrocardiographic Q-ST wave abnormalities for the independent prediction of incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the Women's Health Initiative)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:18-25.e2. 2010
    ..ST-T abnormalities are stronger predictors for CHD events and total mortality than isolated Q-wave abnormalities...
  4. pmc Comparison of the prognostic significance of the electrocardiographic QRS/T angles in predicting incident coronary heart disease and total mortality (from the atherosclerosis risk in communities study)
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Department of Epidemiology, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:844-9. 2007
    ..In conclusion, frontal plane QRS/T angle as an easily derived risk measure is a suitable clinical substitute for spatial QRS/T angle for risk prediction...
  5. pmc Ambient fine particulate matter exposure and myocardial ischemia in the Environmental Epidemiology of Arrhythmogenesis in the Women's Health Initiative (EEAWHI) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiologic Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:751-6. 2009
    ..Ambient particulate matter (PM) air pollution is associated with coronary heart disease, but the pathways underlying the association remain to be elucidated...
  6. pmc Gender differences between the Minnesota code and Novacode electrocardiographic prognostication of coronary heart disease in the cardiovascular health study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:817-820.e1. 2011
    ..In conclusion, ECG classification systems for myocardial infarction/ischemia abnormalities by MC or Nova are valuable and useful for men and women in clinical trials and epidemiologic studies...
  7. pmc United States national prevalence of electrocardiographic abnormalities in black and white middle-age (45- to 64-Year) and older (≥65-Year) adults (from the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study)
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:1223-8. 2012
    ....
  8. pmc The association of spatial T wave axis deviation with incident coronary events. The ARIC cohort
    Georgeta D Vaidean
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 5:2. 2005
    ....
  9. pmc Electrocardiographic predictors of incident heart failure in men and women free from manifest cardiovascular disease (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:843-9. 2013
    ....
  10. pmc Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study
    Zhu Ming Zhang
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 6:655-61. 2013
    ..We evaluated the risk of incident heart failure (HF) associated with bundle-branch blocks (BBBs) in postmenopausal women...
  11. pmc Electrocardiographic predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women free from cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000061. 2013
    ..We evaluated predictors of coronary heart disease (CHD) death and sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study...
  12. ncbi request reprint Electrocardiographic predictors of new-onset heart failure in men and in women free of coronary heart disease (from the Atherosclerosis in Communities [ARIC] Study)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1437-41. 2007
    ..In conclusion, several ECG abnormalities are manifestations of evolving HF in men and women considered free of coronary heart disease...
  13. pmc Ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of atrial fibrillation and its impact on understanding the ethnic distribution of ischemic stroke in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    Stroke 40:1204-11. 2009
    ..Hence, this study aimed to use the ethnic distribution of ECG predictors of AF as measures of AF propensity in different ethnic groups...
  14. ncbi request reprint Race- and sex-associated differences in rate-adjusted QT, QTpeak, ST elevation and other regional measures of repolarization: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 47:342-50. 2014
    ..Data are limited about race-and sex-associated differences in prognostically important ECG measures of regional repolarization...
  15. pmc Determinants of developing widened spatial QRS-T angle in HIV-infected individuals: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] Study
    Farah Z Dawood
    Department of Internal Medicine, Secion on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Electrocardiol 47:264-71. 2014
    ..However, determinants and risk factors of developing widened QRS-T angle over time in this population remain unknown...
  16. pmc Normal standards for computer-ECG programs for prognostically and diagnostically important ECG variables derived from a large ethnically diverse female cohort: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA Electronic address
    J Electrocardiol 46:707-16. 2013
    ..The objective of the present study was to establish reference standards for these novel risk predictors in a large, ethnically diverse cohort of healthy women from the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study...
  17. ncbi request reprint Long-term prognostic significance of isolated minor electrocardiographic T-wave abnormalities in middle-aged men free of clinical cardiovascular disease (The Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial [MRFIT])
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina 27104, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:1391-5. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Comparison of mortality risk for electrocardiographic abnormalities in men and women with and without coronary heart disease (from the Cardiovascular Health Study)
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    the Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 97:309-15. 2006
    ..In conclusion, we found no evidence that the relative risk of mortality for ECG abnormalities is lower in women than in men...
  19. pmc Neighborhood and weight-related health behaviors in the Look AHEAD (Action for Health in Diabetes) study
    Tiffany L Gary-Webb
    Department of Epidemiology, Columbia Mailman School of Public Health, New York, NY, USA
    BMC Public Health 10:312. 2010
    ..This study aims to conduct a multi-level analysis to examine the relationship between neighborhood SES and weight-related health behaviors...
  20. pmc Electrocardiographic spatial QRS-T angle and incident cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients (from the Strategies for the Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] study)
    Farah Z Dawood
    Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:118-24. 2013
    ..This highlights the potential role of routine electrocardiography as a simple noninvasive CVD risk-screening tool in HIV-infected patients...
  21. pmc Intensive lifestyle intervention improves physical function among obese adults with knee pain: findings from the Look AHEAD trial
    Capri G Foy
    Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:83-93. 2011
    ..The ILI condition also resulted in significant weight loss and improved fitness, which are possible mechanisms through which the ILI condition improved physical function...
  22. pmc Describing patterns of weight changes using principal components analysis: results from the Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) research group
    Mark A Espeland
    Department of Biostatistical Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine and Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 19:701-10. 2009
    ..To demonstrate how principal components analysis can be used to describe patterns of weight changes in response to an intensive lifestyle intervention...
  23. ncbi request reprint Assessment of prolonged QT and JT intervals in ventricular conduction defects
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    EpiCare Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 93:1017-21. 2004
    ..Thus, detection of prolonged repolarization in VCD requires the use of the JT interval or a bivariate model for QT with RR and QRS intervals as covariates...
  24. pmc Novel loci associated with PR interval in a genome-wide association study of 10 African American cohorts
    Anne M Butler
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 27514, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:639-46. 2012
    ..However, few studies have examined loci associated with PR in African Americans...
  25. pmc The sensitivity of the method used to detect atrial fibrillation in population studies affects group-specific prevalence estimates: ethnic and regional distribution of atrial fibrillation in the REGARDS study
    Ronald J Prineas
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Epidemiol 19:177-81. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that the reported ethnic and regional distributions of AF are affected by the sensitivity of the methods that were used to detect AF in previous reports...
  26. pmc Constructing common cohorts from trials with overlapping eligibility criteria: implications for comparing effect sizes between trials
    David L Mount
    Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    Clin Trials 6:416-29. 2009
    ..Comparing findings from separate trials is necessary to choose among treatment options, however differences among study cohorts may impede these comparisons...
  27. ncbi request reprint A simple procedure for estimation of the spatial QRS/T angle from the standard 12-lead electrocardiogram
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    EpiCare Center, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC, USA
    J Electrocardiol 40:300-4. 2007
    ..It is concluded that this simple method may provide a satisfactory substitute for QRS/T from the matrix transformation method...
  28. ncbi request reprint Linearly scaled, rate-invariant normal limits for QT interval: eight decades of incorrect application of power functions
    Pentti M Rautaharju
    EpiCare Center, Department of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University, Winston Salem, North Carolina, USA
    J Cardiovasc Electrophysiol 13:1211-8. 2002
    ..Normal limits for QT traditionally are derived as mean +/- 2*SD, with rate adjustment done by dividing QT values by power functions such as RR 1/2 (proportional scaling)...
  29. pmc Chronic kidney disease and cognitive function in older adults: findings from the chronic renal insufficiency cohort cognitive study
    Kristine Yaffe
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 58:338-45. 2010
    ....
  30. pmc Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) trial: baseline evaluation of selected nutrients and food group intake
    Mara Z Vitolins
    Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27104, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 109:1367-75. 2009
    ..Little has been reported regarding food and nutrient intake in individuals diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and most reports have been based on findings in select groups or individuals who self-reported having diabetes...
  31. pmc The association among autonomic nervous system function, incident diabetes, and intervention arm in the Diabetes Prevention Program
    Mercedes R Carnethon
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:914-9. 2006
    ..2 years...
  32. pmc Ambient particulate air pollution and ectopy--the environmental epidemiology of arrhythmogenesis in Women's Health Initiative Study, 1999-2004
    Duanping Liao
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health A 72:30-8. 2009
    ..Acute PM(2.5) and PM(10) exposure is directly associated with the odds of VE among smokers, suggesting that they are more vulnerable to the arrhythmogenic effects of PM...