A J Taylor

Summary

Affiliation: Walter Reed Army Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Atrial fibrillation in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: risk factors for hospitalization and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:1. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Conventional, emerging, heredity, lifestyle, and psychosocial coronary risk factors: relationships to subclinical atherosclerosis
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:25-32. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis imaging to detect and monitor cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:8L-11L. 2002
  4. doi request reprint Evidence to support aggressive management of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: implications of recent imaging trials
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:36B-43B. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between subclinical atherosclerosis and electrocardiographic abnormalities as biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Biomarkers 13:496-504. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Community-based provision of statin and aspirin after the detection of coronary artery calcium within a community-based screening cohort
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1337-41. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Progression of calcified coronary atherosclerosis: relationship to coronary risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:339-45. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Training cardiovascular fellows in cardiovascular magnetic resonance and vascular imaging; Current status following the core cardiovascular training symposium (COCATS-2) guidelines
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2108-12. 2004
  9. pmc Relationship between glycemic status and progression of carotid intima-media thickness during treatment with combined statin and extended-release niacin in ARBITER 2
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 2, Room 4A34, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:159-64. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium independently predicts incident premature coronary heart disease over measured cardiovascular risk factors: mean three-year outcomes in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) project
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:807-14. 2005

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. pmc Atrial fibrillation in chronic dialysis patients in the United States: risk factors for hospitalization and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    BMC Nephrol 4:1. 2003
    ..The incidence and risk factors for hospitalized atrial fibrillation have not been previously assessed in a national population of dialysis patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Conventional, emerging, heredity, lifestyle, and psychosocial coronary risk factors: relationships to subclinical atherosclerosis
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:25-32. 2006
    ..The large residual variance, however, supports the potential of atherosclerosis imaging to incrementally and independently identify coronary heart disease risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis imaging to detect and monitor cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:8L-11L. 2002
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Evidence to support aggressive management of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: implications of recent imaging trials
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, District of Columbia 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Cardiol 101:36B-43B. 2008
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint The relationship between subclinical atherosclerosis and electrocardiographic abnormalities as biomarkers of cardiovascular risk
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine and Radiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Biomarkers 13:496-504. 2008
    ..This suggests these two biomarkers may be complementary towards broader detection of latent CV risk...
  6. doi request reprint Community-based provision of statin and aspirin after the detection of coronary artery calcium within a community-based screening cohort
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1337-41. 2008
    ..We examined the association of coronary artery calcium (CAC) detected on a screening exam with subsequent statin and aspirin usage in a healthy male screening cohort...
  7. ncbi request reprint Progression of calcified coronary atherosclerosis: relationship to coronary risk factors and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Atherosclerosis 197:339-45. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the extent of non-calcified atherosclerosis detected using carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) would predict progression of calcified atherosclerosis...
  8. ncbi request reprint Training cardiovascular fellows in cardiovascular magnetic resonance and vascular imaging; Current status following the core cardiovascular training symposium (COCATS-2) guidelines
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 43:2108-12. 2004
    ....
  9. pmc Relationship between glycemic status and progression of carotid intima-media thickness during treatment with combined statin and extended-release niacin in ARBITER 2
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 2, Room 4A34, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 3:159-64. 2007
    ..This analysis examines the relationship between glycemic status and the effects of niacin on common carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) and HDL cholesterol...
  10. ncbi request reprint Coronary calcium independently predicts incident premature coronary heart disease over measured cardiovascular risk factors: mean three-year outcomes in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) project
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:807-14. 2005
    ..We sought to examine the independent predictive value of coronary artery calcium detection for coronary outcomes in a non-referred cohort of healthy men and women ages 40 to 50 years...
  11. ncbi request reprint Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol (ARBITER) 2: a double-blind, placebo-controlled study of extended-release niacin on atherosclerosis progression in secondary prevention patients treated with statins
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiovascular Research, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave, NW, Bldg 2, Room 3L28, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Circulation 110:3512-7. 2004
    ..Niacin reduces coronary heart disease morbidity and mortality when taken either alone or in combination with statins; however, the incremental impact of adding niacin to background statin therapy is unknown...
  12. ncbi request reprint Subclinical calcified atherosclerosis in men and its association with a family history of premature coronary heart disease in first- and second-degree relatives
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Building 2, Room 4A, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Prev Cardiol 7:163-7. 2004
    ..41; p=0.049) family history of coronary heart disease were similar. Clinical coronary risk assessments should broadly include an assessment of premature coronary heart disease in both first- and second-degree relatives...
  13. ncbi request reprint The effect of 24 months of combination statin and extended-release niacin on carotid intima-media thickness: ARBITER 3
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Curr Med Res Opin 22:2243-50. 2006
    ..Whether longer treatment with ERN would have a greater effect on carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT) is unknown...
  14. ncbi request reprint ARBITER: Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol: a randomized trial comparing the effects of atorvastatin and pravastatin on carotid intima medial thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, and USA
    Circulation 106:2055-60. 2002
    ..We compared the effects of 2 statins with widely differing potencies for LDL reduction (pravastatin 40 mg/d and atorvastatin 80 mg/d) on carotid intima-media thickness (CIMT)...
  15. ncbi request reprint Lipid-lowering efficacy, safety, and costs of a large-scale therapeutic statin formulary conversion program
    A J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Pharmacotherapy 21:1130-9. 2001
    ..To assess the lipid-lowering efficacy, safety, and costs of a large-scale statin formulary conversion program...
  16. ncbi request reprint Do conventional risk factors predict subclinical coronary artery disease? Results from the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium Project
    A J Taylor
    Departments of Medicine and Radiology, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Building 2, Room 4A, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 141:463-8. 2001
    ..We compared CAC, with use of electron-beam computed tomography (EBCT), with clinical and serologic coronary risk factors for the identification of patients with increased coronary heart disease risk...
  17. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and the presence and extent of calcified coronary atherosclerosis
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiovascular Research, Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 34:228-33. 2002
    ..These correlations suggest that higher levels of physical activity should also attenuate the presence and extent of coronary atherosclerosis...
  18. ncbi request reprint Heart failure as a cause for hospitalization in chronic dialysis patients
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Madigan Army Medical Center, Ft Lewis, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 41:1267-77. 2003
    ..Risk factors for heart failure (HF) have not been reported previously in a nationally representative sample of dialysis patients...
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of renal transplantation on the incidence of congestive heart failure in patients with end-stage renal disease due to diabetes
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nephrol 14:369-76. 2001
    ....
  20. doi request reprint Extended-release niacin or ezetimibe and carotid intima-media thickness
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 361:2113-22. 2009
    ....
  21. doi request reprint Comparison of coronary artery calcium progression in African American and white men
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:71-7. 2009
    ..In a prospective rescan substudy of the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) Project, we evaluated ethnic differences in the rates of CAC progression over 4 years...
  22. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and severity of coronary artery calcification on coronary artery computed tomography in black and white subjects
    Timothy C Lee
    Cardiology, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:39-44. 2003
    ..We studied the relationship between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and race in asymptomatic, active-duty personnel in the Prospective Army Coronary Calcium (PACC) project...
  23. ncbi request reprint Frequency and severity of "incidentalomas" encountered during electron beam computed tomography for coronary calcium in middle-aged army personnel
    Eric E Elgin
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Cardiol 90:543-5. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Design and rationale of the ARBITER trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol)--a randomized trial comparing the effects of atorvastatin and pravastatin on carotid artery intima-media thickness
    T T Markwood
    Cardiology and General Internal Medicine Services, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307-5001, USA
    Am Heart J 141:342-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: ARBITER will provide important data on the role of marked LDL reduction and the "class effect" theory of statin therapy in cardiovascular medicine...
  25. ncbi request reprint Effect of atorvastatin and pravastatin on serum C-reactive protein
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 145:e8. 2003
    ..These effects, with important implications for the concept of a statin "class effect," may be drug specific or may be related to the extent of lipid lowering...
  26. doi request reprint The relationship between the cardiometabolic syndrome and coronary artery calcium progression
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 11:505-11. 2009
    ..65; P=.022). Cardiometabolic syndrome is associated with the baseline CAC score, and independently associated with the progression of CAC over 4 years...
  27. ncbi request reprint Marked low-density lipoprotein cholesterol reduction below current national cholesterol education program targets provides the greatest reduction in carotid atherosclerosis
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, D C 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Cardiol 27:17-21. 2004
    ..Evidence supporting this is scant. Both LDL-C and C reactive protein (CRP) are known correlates of atherosclerosis progression...
  28. ncbi request reprint The relationship between the 'metabolic score' and sub-clinical atherosclerosis detected with electron beam computed tomography
    Marc E Hunt
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 14:317-22. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Preoperative risk stratification using electron beam computed tomography in elective vascular surgery: relationship to clinical risk prediction and postoperative complications
    Joseph Caravalho
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Ann Vasc Surg 16:639-43. 2002
    ..However, only the clinically predicted surgical risk, and not coronary artery calcification, was related to the incidence of perioperative cardiovascular complications...
  30. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of coronary electron-beam computed tomography for coronary heart disease events in asymptomatic populations
    P G O'Malley
    General Internal Medicine Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 85:945-8. 2000
    ..Further study is needed on the incremental value of EBCT over conventional risk prediction before this test is used in screening asymptomatic populations...
  31. ncbi request reprint A randomized trial of the effects of rosiglitazone and metformin on inflammation and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes
    Derek J Stocker
    Endocrine, Diabetes, and Metabolism Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am Heart J 153:445.e1-6. 2007
    ....
  32. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake is not associated with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis
    Jeanne K Tofferi
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 148:803-9. 2004
    ..We studied the relation between alcohol intake and subclinical CAD to assess the possible role of alcohol in atherogenesis...
  33. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk in stage 4 and 5 nephropathy
    Fred E Yeo
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center and Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 11:116-33. 2004
    ..Finally, patients with CKD do not currently receive adequate medical therapy for prevention and treatment of heart disease...
  34. ncbi request reprint Incident acute coronary syndromes in chronic dialysis patients in the United States
    Fernando C Trespalacios
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Kidney Int 62:1799-805. 2002
    ..Patients on dialysis have a disproportionately high rate of cardiovascular disease (CVD). However, the incidence and risk factors for incident acute coronary syndromes (ACS) have not been previously assessed in dialysis patients...
  35. ncbi request reprint Can characteristics of a health care system mitigate ethnic bias in access to cardiovascular procedures? Experience from the Military Health Services System
    A J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 30:901-7. 1997
    ..This study sought to investigate the independent effect of ethnicity on the utilization of invasive cardiac procedures after acute myocardial infarction (AMI)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Lack of correlation between psychological factors and subclinical coronary artery disease
    P G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    N Engl J Med 343:1298-304. 2000
    ..We studied the relation between multiple psychological variables and subclinical coronary artery disease to assess the possible role of such variables in atherogenesis...
  37. ncbi request reprint Pathophysiology of calcium deposition in coronary arteries
    A P Burke
    Department of Cardiovascular Pathology, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC, USA
    Herz 26:239-44. 2001
    ..This review outlines morphologic studies relating calcification to risk factors and coronary plaque morphology...
  38. ncbi request reprint Clinical value of carotid intima-media thickness testing
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Nucl Cardiol 13:710-8. 2006
    ....
  39. doi request reprint The ARBITER 6-HALTS Trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol 6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis): final results and the impact of medication adherence, dose, and treatment duration
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:2721-6. 2010
    ..This report describes the final results of the ARBITER 6-HALTS (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol 6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis) trial...
  40. ncbi request reprint Use of beta-blockers and aspirin after myocardial infarction by patient renal function in the Department of Defense health care system
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Clinical Information System, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 47:593-603. 2006
    ..Whether the previously reported underutilization of standard-of-care medications in the management of patients with acute myocardial infarction (AMI) persists in more recent years or differs by ward of admission has not been reported...
  41. ncbi request reprint The role of exercise in modulating the impact of an ultralow-fat diet on serum lipids and apolipoproteins in patients with or at risk for coronary artery disease
    Debra A Marshall
    Walter Reed Army Medical Center Cardiology Service, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 151:484-91. 2006
    ..In the setting of a multicomponent lifestyle intervention program, relationships between exercise variables and HDL-C levels were examined to determine whether exercise moderates this dietary effect on serum lipids and apolipoproteins...
  42. ncbi request reprint The Framingham Risk Score: an appraisal of its benefits and limitations
    Brian A Hemann
    Medical Corps, United States Army, USA
    Am Heart Hosp J 5:91-6. 2007
    ..The emergence of subclinical atherosclerosis testing offers promise to refine the assessment of global risk, specifically identifying subjects assessed as intermediate risk by the standard Framingham Risk Score...
  43. doi request reprint Impact of coronary calcium on arterial age and coronary heart disease risk estimation using the MESA arterial age calculator
    Jamalah A Munir
    Department of Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Atherosclerosis 211:467-70. 2010
    ..We evaluated the impact of arterial age calculation on reclassification of global coronary heart disease risk using the Framingham risk score...
  44. ncbi request reprint The impact of cardiovascular risk factor case management on the metabolic syndrome in a primary prevention population: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine and Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Cardiometab Syndr 1:6-12. 2006
    ..Further study is needed to clarify the overall health impact of preventing the metabolic syndrome...
  45. doi request reprint International, multidisciplinary update of the 2006 Appropriateness Criteria for cardiac computed tomography
    Salvatore Carbonaro
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 3:224-32. 2009
    ..Since then, CCT has experienced rapid growth in technologic advances and clinical use. We sought to reassess opinion about the appropriate use of CCT among an international group of experts in the field...
  46. doi request reprint Does prolonged warfarin exposure potentiate coronary calcification in humans? Results of the warfarin and coronary calcification study
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Calcif Tissue Int 85:494-500. 2009
    ..001). Among patients without known coronary heart disease, duration of warfarin exposure was not associated with extent of coronary calcification...
  47. ncbi request reprint Design and rationale of the ARBITER 6 trial (Arterial Biology for the Investigation of the Treatment Effects of Reducing Cholesterol)-6-HDL and LDL Treatment Strategies in Atherosclerosis (HALTS)
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 21:221-5. 2007
    ..However, whether this approach would be superior to a strategy in which lower concentrations of LDL-C are targeted is unknown...
  48. ncbi request reprint Early renal insufficiency and hospitalized heart disease after renal transplantation in the era of modern immunosuppression
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 14:2358-65. 2003
    ..Preservation of renal function after renal transplantation may reduce the rates of HHD, and renal transplant recipients with reduced eGFR should be considered at high risk of developing cardiovascular disease...
  49. ncbi request reprint beta-Blocker use in long-term dialysis patients: association with hospitalized heart failure and mortality
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:2465-71. 2004
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Relationship between depression and C-reactive protein in a screening population
    Kevin M Douglas
    General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Psychosom Med 66:679-83. 2004
    ..This study examined the relationship between CRP and depression in a cohort of participants undergoing a periodic physical to assess potential for interaction as either mediation or confounding of effect on cardiovascular risk...
  51. ncbi request reprint Impact of electron beam tomography, with or without case management, on motivation, behavioral change, and cardiovascular risk profile: a randomized controlled trial
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    JAMA 289:2215-23. 2003
    ..Although the use of electron beam tomography (EBT) as a motivational tool to change behavior is practiced, its efficacy has not been studied...
  52. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of using electron beam computed tomography to identify patients at risk for clinical coronary artery disease
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am Heart J 148:106-13. 2004
    ..The use of electron beam computed tomography (EBCT) to screen for coronary artery calcification (CAC) has been widely promulgated, although the cost effectiveness of this practice is unknown...
  53. ncbi request reprint Graft loss and acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, 20307 5001, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 13:2560-9. 2002
    ..Allograft rejection was NS. Renal transplant recipients share some of the risk factors for ACS with the general population. In addition, graft loss was identified as a unique risk factor for ACS in this population...
  54. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized congestive heart failure after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:115-22. 2002
    ....
  55. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of lowering low-density lipoprotein cholesterol to <70 mg/dl and usefulness of C-reactive protein in patient selection
    Steven M Kent
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Cardiol 92:1224-7. 2003
    ....
  56. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized atrial fibrillation after renal transplantation in the United States
    Kevin C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am J Transplant 3:471-6. 2003
    ..The strongest risk factors for AF after renal transplantation were older age, allograft rejection, graft loss and obesity...
  57. ncbi request reprint Does the diagnosis of coronary calcification with electron beam computed tomography motivate behavioral change in smokers?
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 167:211-4. 2002
    ..Electron beam computed tomography is promoted as a test that may enhance patient motivation to alter cardiovascular risk behaviors...
  58. ncbi request reprint Relation between coronary artery calcium and incident chest pain in a community-dwelling screening population
    Allen J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 96:61-3. 2005
    ..Incident chest pain is common and should be examined according to a patient's pretest probability of developing coronary artery disease, without excessive influence of the presence of coronary artery calcium...
  59. ncbi request reprint Vitamin K1 intake and coronary calcification
    Todd C Villines
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 16:199-203. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the relationship between dietary vitamin K1 (the most prevalent dietary form of vitamin K) intake and premature coronary artery calcification (CAC) in an asymptomatic screening population...
  60. ncbi request reprint Antioxidant vitamin intake and subclinical coronary atherosclerosis
    Christos Hatzigeorgiou
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Prev Cardiol 9:75-81. 2006
    ..High doses of vitamin E may confer an increased risk of calcified atherosclerosis...
  61. ncbi request reprint Venous thromboembolism among United States soldiers deployed to Southwest Asia
    Daniel W Isenbarger
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Thromb Res 117:379-83. 2006
    ..We sought to identify and describe cases of venous thromboembolism among US military personnel serving in Southwest Asia, and estimate relative disease rates compared to non-deployed personnel...
  62. ncbi request reprint Acetylcysteine In Diabetes (AID): a randomized study of acetylcysteine for the prevention of contrast nephropathy in diabetics
    Louis C Coyle
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Am Heart J 151:1032.e9-12. 2006
    ..We tested the efficacy of N-acetylcysteine (NAC) relative to hydration in unselected patients (irrespective of baseline Cr) with DM...
  63. ncbi request reprint A comparison of four stent designs on arterial injury, cellular proliferation, neointima formation, and arterial dimensions in an experimental porcine model
    A J Taylor
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 14th Street and Alaska Avenue, Washington, D.C. 20306, USA
    Catheter Cardiovasc Interv 53:420-5. 2001
    ..Cathet Cardiovasc Intervent 2001;53:420-425. Published 2001 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  64. ncbi request reprint Hospitalized valvular heart disease in patients on renal transplant waiting list: incidence, clinical correlates and outcomes
    K C Abbott
    Nephrology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Clin Nephrol 59:79-87. 2003
    ..It has not been established whether hospitalized valvular heart disease (VHD) is a substantial barrier to renal transplantation (RT) after transplant listing, or whether VHD progresses after RT...
  65. doi request reprint Relation between the Framingham Risk Score, coronary calcium, and incident coronary heart disease among low-risk men
    Allen J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC, USA
    Am J Cardiol 106:47-50. 2010
    ..3). In conclusion, CAC screening could be of benefit in refining risk assessment of low-risk men, but only when the FRS exceeds approximately 5%...
  66. ncbi request reprint Non-invasive atherosclerosis imaging: use to assess response to novel or combination lipid therapies
    Todd C Villines
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Curr Drug Targets Cardiovasc Haematol Disord 5:557-64. 2005
    ..Modern CMR imaging, aided by high reproducibility and image resolution, is rapidly advancing and early studies imaging non-coronary and coronary atherosclerosis are impressive...
  67. ncbi request reprint Decreasing outpatient cardiac catheterization rates associated with cardiology clinic volume but not with increasing cardiac computed tomography utilization
    Eddie Hulten
    Cardiology Service, Department of Internal Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 6900 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    Mil Med 175:529-33. 2010
    ..The decline of outpatient LHC rates at our institution over 4 years is mainly influenced by decreasing outpatient Cardiology clinic volume...
  68. doi request reprint Viability imaging by cardiac computed tomography
    Dorinna D Mendoza
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:83-91. 2010
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint PREPARED: Preparation for Angiography in Renal Dysfunction: a randomized trial of inpatient vs outpatient hydration protocols for cardiac catheterization in mild-to-moderate renal dysfunction
    A J Taylor
    Department of Medicine, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    Chest 114:1570-4. 1998
    ..We tested an outpatient oral precatheterization hydration strategy in comparison with overnight IV hydration...
  70. doi request reprint Prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis: cardiac CT, 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiogram, and pathology correlation
    Steven A Goldstein
    Cardiology Division, Noninvasive Cardiovascular Imaging, Washington Hospital Center, 110 Irving Street NW, Suite 4B, Washington, DC 20010 2975, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 4:221-3. 2010
    ..Images in cardiovascular computed tomography display prosthetic mitral valve thrombosis with cardiac CT, 3-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography, and pathology correlation...
  71. doi request reprint Real-world application of coronary computed tomography angiography and its potential effect on downstream resource utilization in evaluating angina
    Patrick J Devine
    Cardiology Service, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr 2:214-9. 2008
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  72. ncbi request reprint Effect of a pharmacy care program on medication adherence and persistence, blood pressure, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a randomized controlled trial
    Jeannie K Lee
    Department of Pharmacy, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307 5001, USA
    JAMA 296:2563-71. 2006
    ..Poor medication adherence diminishes the health benefits of pharmacotherapies. Elderly patients with coronary risk factors frequently require treatment with multiple medications, placing them at increased risk for nonadherence...
  73. ncbi request reprint Does ENHANCE diminish confidence in lowering LDL or in ezetimibe?
    B Greg Brown
    N Engl J Med 358:1504-7. 2008
  74. ncbi request reprint Role of noninvasive testing in the clinical evaluation of women with suspected coronary artery disease: Consensus statement from the Cardiac Imaging Committee, Council on Clinical Cardiology, and the Cardiovascular Imaging and Intervention Committee, Coun
    Jennifer H Mieres
    Circulation 111:682-96. 2005
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  75. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA clinical competence statement on cardiac imaging with computed tomography and magnetic resonance: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation/American Heart Association/American College of Physicians Task Force on Clinical Competenc
    Matthew J Budoff
    J Am Coll Cardiol 46:383-402. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA 2007 clinical expert consensus document on coronary artery calcium scoring by computed tomography in global cardiovascular risk assessment and in evaluation of patients with chest pain: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Cl
    Philip Greenland
    Circulation 115:402-26. 2007
  77. ncbi request reprint Finding the pathway to improving patient outcomes with atherosclerosis imaging: who's motivated?
    Allen J Taylor
    Am Heart J 154:1008-10. 2007
  78. ncbi request reprint ACCF/AHA 2007 clinical expert consensus document on coronary artery calcium scoring by computed tomography in global cardiovascular risk assessment and in evaluation of patients with chest pain: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Cl
    Philip Greenland
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:378-402. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Acute coronary syndromes after renal transplantation in patients with end-stage renal disease resulting from diabetes
    Iman O Hypolite
    Office of Minority Health Research Coordination, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:274-81. 2002
    ..The reasons for this decreased risk should be the subject of further study...
  80. ncbi request reprint Comparison of prognostic usefulness of coronary artery calcium in men versus women (results from a meta- and pooled analysis estimating all-cause mortality and coronary heart disease death or myocardial infarction)
    Antonio Bellasi
    Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:409-14. 2007
    ..66), suggesting an equivalent ability to risk stratify by gender. In conclusion, this meta- and pooled analysis revealed that CAC screening is equally accurate in stratifying risk in women and men...
  81. ncbi request reprint Prognostic value of coronary artery calcification
    Patrick G O'Malley
    Circulation 108:E169. 2003
  82. ncbi request reprint Highlights of the Second Annual Scientific Meeting of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography Washington, DC, July 6-8, 2007
    Daniel S Berman
    Departments of Imaging and Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Cedars Sinai Medical Center and the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:2329-35. 2007
  83. ncbi request reprint Given the ENHANCE trial results, ezetimibe is still unproven
    Allen J Taylor
    Cleve Clin J Med 75:497-8, 502, 505-6. 2008
  84. doi request reprint Task force 13: training in advanced cardiovascular imaging (computed tomography) endorsed by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, and Socie
    Matthew J Budoff
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:409-14. 2008
  85. ncbi request reprint Association between C-reactive protein and hypertension in healthy middle-aged men and women
    Leonelo E Bautista
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Washington DC, USA
    Coron Artery Dis 15:331-6. 2004
    ..To ascertain whether C-reactive protein (CRP), an inflammatory marker related to increased cardiovascular risk, is associated with blood pressure in a sample of healthy, middle-aged people...
  86. ncbi request reprint Task Force 12: training in advanced cardiovascular imaging (computed tomography): endorsed by the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology, Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, Society of Atherosclerosis Imaging and Prevention, and Soci
    Matthew J Budoff
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:915-20. 2006
  87. ncbi request reprint ACCF/ACR/SCCT/SCMR/ASNC/NASCI/SCAI/SIR 2006 appropriateness criteria for cardiac computed tomography and cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: a report of the American College of Cardiology Foundation Quality Strategic Directions Committee Appropriateness C
    Robert C Hendel
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1475-97. 2006