Setor K Kunutsor

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cambridge
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Statins and primary prevention of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Haematol . 2017
  2. doi request reprint Associations of the fatty liver and hepatic steatosis indices with risk of cardiovascular disease: Interrelationship with age
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Clin Chim Acta . 2017
  3. doi request reprint Is lipoprotein (a) protective of dementia?
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:1149-1152. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged Finnish men: A new prospective cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 220:718-25. 2016
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum magnesium and risk of new onset heart failure in men: the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:1035-1043. 2016
  6. doi request reprint Gamma glutamyltransferase and risk of future dementia in middle-aged to older Finnish men: A new prospective cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 12:931-41. 2016
  7. doi request reprint Baseline and long-term gamma-glutamyltransferase, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias in middle-aged Finnish men: Prospective study and pooled analysis of published evidence
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 23:1354-62. 2016
  8. pmc γ-Glutamyltransferase and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Middle-Aged Finnish Men: A New Prospective Cohort Study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, UK
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
  9. doi request reprint Baseline and long-term fibrinogen levels and risk of sudden cardiac death: A new prospective study and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 245:171-80. 2016
  10. doi request reprint Serum paraoxonase-1 activity and risk of incident cardiovascular disease: The PREVEND study and meta-analysis of prospective population studies
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 245:143-54. 2016

Detail Information

Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Statins and primary prevention of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Lancet Haematol . 2017
    ..We sought to evaluate the extent to which statins are associated with first venous thromboembolism events...
  2. doi request reprint Associations of the fatty liver and hepatic steatosis indices with risk of cardiovascular disease: Interrelationship with age
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Clin Chim Acta . 2017
    ..We assessed associations of FLI and HSI with cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk...
  3. doi request reprint Is lipoprotein (a) protective of dementia?
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:1149-1152. 2016
    ..68 (0.46-0.99). Lp(a) is protective of future dementia risk in a middle-aged male Caucasian population. Further research is needed replicate these findings...
  4. doi request reprint Lipoprotein(a) and risk of sudden cardiac death in middle-aged Finnish men: A new prospective cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Int J Cardiol 220:718-25. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess the association of Lp(a) with risk of SCD in the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease prospective cohort study of 1881 men aged 42-61years at recruitment...
  5. ncbi request reprint Serum magnesium and risk of new onset heart failure in men: the Kuopio Ischemic Heart Disease Study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 31:1035-1043. 2016
    ..Serum magnesium was continuously, inversely and independently associated with future risk of HF. Further research is needed to assess any potential relevance of serum magnesium in HF prevention...
  6. doi request reprint Gamma glutamyltransferase and risk of future dementia in middle-aged to older Finnish men: A new prospective cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Alzheimers Dement 12:931-41. 2016
    ..We assessed the association of gamma glutamyltransferase (GGT) with risk of dementia...
  7. doi request reprint Baseline and long-term gamma-glutamyltransferase, heart failure and cardiac arrhythmias in middle-aged Finnish men: Prospective study and pooled analysis of published evidence
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 23:1354-62. 2016
    ..To assess the associations of baseline and long-term gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT) activity with risk of heart failure (HF), ventricular arrhythmias (VAs) and atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  8. pmc γ-Glutamyltransferase and Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in Middle-Aged Finnish Men: A New Prospective Cohort Study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, UK
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess the association of GGT with risk of SCD...
  9. doi request reprint Baseline and long-term fibrinogen levels and risk of sudden cardiac death: A new prospective study and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 245:171-80. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess the association between fibrinogen and SCD...
  10. doi request reprint Serum paraoxonase-1 activity and risk of incident cardiovascular disease: The PREVEND study and meta-analysis of prospective population studies
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 245:143-54. 2016
    ..We aimed to assess the association of PON-1 with CVD risk and determine its potential utility for CVD risk prediction...
  11. doi request reprint Serum total bilirubin levels and coronary heart disease--Causal association or epiphenomenon?
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol BS10 5NB, UK Electronic address
    Exp Gerontol 72:63-6. 2015
    ..The inverse associations demonstrated in observational studies may be driven by biases such as unmeasured confounding and/or reverse causation. However, further research in large-scale consortia is needed...
  12. doi request reprint Inverse linear associations between liver aminotransferases and incident cardiovascular disease risk: The PREVEND study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 243:138-47. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess the associations of ALT and AST with CVD risk and determine their potential utility for CVD risk prediction...
  13. doi request reprint Association of serum total osteocalcin with type 2 diabetes and intermediate metabolic phenotypes: systematic review and meta-analysis of observational evidence
    Setor Kwadzo Kunutsor
    Musculoskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, University of Bristol, Southmead Road, Bristol, BS10 5NB, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 30:599-614. 2015
    ..Large-scale prospective studies are needed to establish whether serum total osteocalcin may be useful in the prevention of adverse metabolic outcomes such as type 2 diabetes...
  14. doi request reprint Serum albumin concentration and incident type 2 diabetes risk: new findings from a population-based cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetologia 58:961-7. 2015
    ..We prospectively assessed the association between baseline values of serum albumin and incident type 2 diabetes risk in the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart Disease population-based cohort study...
  15. doi request reprint Circulating gamma glutamyltransferase and prediction of cardiovascular disease
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 238:356-64. 2015
    ..We aimed to determine whether adding information on GGT values to conventional cardiovascular risk factors is associated with improvement in prediction of CVD risk...
  16. doi request reprint Circulating total bilirubin and risk of incident cardiovascular disease in the general population
    Setor K Kunutsor
    From the Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom S K K, R C Musculoskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom S K K Departments of Nephrology Medicine S J L B, R T G and Endocrinology R P F D, University of Groningen and University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 35:716-24. 2015
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  17. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyl transferase and risk of type II diabetes: an updated systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK Electronic address
    Ann Epidemiol 24:809-16. 2014
    ..We assessed the nature of the dose-response relationship between gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) levels and risk of incident type II diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the general population...
  18. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and risk of cardiovascular disease in the general population: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB1 8RN, United Kingdom Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 236:7-17. 2014
    ..However, the strength and consistency of their associations in the general population have not been reliably quantified...
  19. pmc Clinic Attendance for Medication Refills and Medication Adherence amongst an Antiretroviral Treatment Cohort in Uganda: A Prospective Study
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds LS2 9LJ, UK
    AIDS Res Treat 2010:872396. 2010
    ..Where human resource constraints do not allow pill counts or other time-consuming measures, then monitoring clinic attendance and acting on missed appointments may be an effective proxy measure...
  20. doi request reprint Vitamin D and high blood pressure: causal association or epiphenomenon?
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:1-14. 2014
    ..Additional evidence from genetic data are directionally consistent with clinical trial data, though underpowered to reliably demonstrate a strong causal effect of vitamin D status on BP. Further investigation may be warranted...
  21. doi request reprint Liver aminotransferases and risk of incident type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Strangeways Research Laboratory, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, School of Clinical Medicine, University of Cambridge, Worts Causeway, Cambridge CB1 8RN, UK
    Am J Epidemiol 178:159-71. 2013
    ..There was no evidence for an increased risk of T2D with AST. Large prospective studies may still be needed to establish the magnitude and nature of these associations. ..
  22. doi request reprint Ferritin levels and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: an updated systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective evidence
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 29:308-18. 2013
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  23. doi request reprint Vitamin D and risk of future hypertension: meta-analysis of 283,537 participants
    Setor Kwadzo Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, CB1 8RN, UK
    Eur J Epidemiol 28:205-21. 2013
    ..Studies are needed to determine whether the association of vitamin D with hypertension represents a causal association and also to determine whether vitamin D therapy may be beneficial in the prevention or the treatment of hypertension...
  24. doi request reprint Improving adherence to antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan African HIV-positive populations: an enhanced adherence package
    S Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds, UK
    AIDS Care 24:1308-15. 2012
    ..Health systems in sub-Saharan African countries should consider integrating these elements into their treatment programs for HIV/AIDS...
  25. pmc The effect of ambient temperature on blood pressure in a rural West African adult population: a cross-sectional study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Malaria Consortium, Comdis Muk, Kampala, Uganda
    Cardiovasc J Afr 21:17-20. 2010
    ..This phenomenon has been overlooked in blood pressure surveys in sub-Saharan Africa. We assessed the effect of ambient temperature on blood pressure in an adult population in a West African country...
  26. doi request reprint Ascertaining baseline levels of antiretroviral therapy adherence in Uganda: a multimethod approach
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds, UK
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 55:221-4. 2010
    ..This study aimed to determine baseline levels of adherence using 2 measures of adherence...
  27. doi request reprint Using mobile phones to improve clinic attendance amongst an antiretroviral treatment cohort in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional and prospective study
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, Leeds, UK
    AIDS Behav 14:1347-52. 2010
    ..Privacy and confidentiality issues were not considered deterrents. Mobile phones have a potential for use in resource-constrained settings to substantially improve the clinical management of HIV/AIDS...
  28. doi request reprint Improving clinic attendance and adherence to antiretroviral therapy through a treatment supporter intervention in Uganda: a randomized controlled trial
    Setor Kunutsor
    Nuffield Centre for International Health and Development, Institute of Health Sciences, Leeds University, UK
    AIDS Behav 15:1795-802. 2011
    ..6 vs. 90.1% for TS and non-TS, respectively (OR = 1.19, 95% CI: 0.74-1.91, P > 0.05). Use of patient-selected treatment supporters may be an effective intervention to improve ARV treatment outcomes in resource-constrained settings...
  29. ncbi request reprint Descriptive epidemiology of blood pressure in a rural adult population in Northern Ghana
    S Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Institute of Public Health, University of Cambridge, University Forvie Site, Cambridge, UK
    Rural Remote Health 9:1095. 2009
    ..There are limited data on blood pressure (BP) levels in rural populations in sub-Saharan Africa. This is a cause for concern considering high BP contributes to a substantial public health burden in this population...
  30. doi request reprint Fasting plasma glucose and incident heart failure risk: a population-based cohort study and new meta-analysis
    Hassan Khan
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom Electronic address
    J Card Fail 20:584-92. 2014
    ..There remains uncertainty regarding the association between fasting plasma glucose (FPG) and risk of heart failure (HF) in individuals without a history of diabetes...
  31. pmc Serum Alkaline Phosphatase and Risk of Incident Cardiovascular Disease: Interrelationship with High Sensitivity C-Reactive Protein
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Bristol, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 10:e0132822. 2015
    ..We assessed the association of ALP with CVD risk and determined its utility for CVD risk prediction...
  32. ncbi request reprint Is High Serum LDL/HDL Cholesterol Ratio an Emerging Risk Factor for Sudden Cardiac Death? Findings from the KIHD Study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital
    J Atheroscler Thromb . 2016
    ..However, the relationship between LDL-c/HDL-c ratio and the risk of SCD has not been previously investigated. We aimed to assess the associations of LDL-c, HDL-c, and the ratio of LDL-c/HDL-c with the risk of SCD...
  33. doi request reprint Circulating active serum calcium reduces the risk of hypertension
    Setor K Kunutsor
    1 School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 24:239-243. 2017
    ..Further research is needed to confirm these findings and help unravel the mechanistic pathways of calcium in the pathogenesis of hypertension...
  34. doi request reprint Serum zinc concentrations and incident hypertension: new findings from a population-based cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    aSchool of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Southmead Road, Bristol, UK bInstitute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
    J Hypertens 34:1055-61. 2016
    ..We aimed to prospectively investigate the association between baseline concentrations of serum zinc and incident hypertension...
  35. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase and risk of prostate cancer: Findings from the KIHD prospective cohort study
    Setor K Kunutsor
    School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Learning and Research Building Level 1, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 140:818-824. 2017
    ..Further research is needed to understand the mechanistic pathways involved and if GGT may have potential relevance in prostate cancer prevention...
  36. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase and risk of hypertension: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective evidence
    Setor K Kunutsor
    aMusculoskeletal Research Unit, School of Clinical Sciences, University of Bristol, Southmead Hospital, Southmead bFaculty of Health and Social Sciences, School of Health and Wellbeing, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds, UK cDepartment of Medicine dState Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    J Hypertens 33:2373-81. 2015
    ..Further investigation of any potential relevance of GGT in hypertension prevention is warranted. ..
  37. doi request reprint Gamma glutamyltransferase, alanine aminotransferase and risk of cancer: systematic review and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Int J Cancer 136:1162-70. 2015
    ..The positive association was generally evident for site-specific cancers. There are geographical variations in the association of ALT and overall cancer. ..
  38. pmc Alanine aminotransferase and risk of the metabolic syndrome: a linear dose-response relationship
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Strangeways Research Laboratory, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 9:e96068. 2014
    ..Elevated baseline circulating alanine aminotransferase (ALT) level has been demonstrated to be associated with an increased risk of the metabolic syndrome (MetS), but the nature of the dose-response relationship is uncertain...
  39. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and risk of all-cause mortality in general populations: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Setor K Kunutsor
    Department of Public Health and Primary Care, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK, Institute of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK and Maranatha University, P O Box AN 10320, Accra, Ghana
    Int J Epidemiol 43:187-201. 2014
    ..The prospective evidence on the associations in general populations has not been reliably quantified...