Kunihiro Matsushita

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Affiliation: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Subclinical atherosclerosis measures for cardiovascular prediction in CKD
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Soc Nephrol 26:439-47. 2015
  2. pmc Cardiac and kidney markers for cardiovascular prediction in individuals with chronic kidney disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, Y S, S H B, M W, J C Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A Department of Medicine, Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX R C H, C M B Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S D S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1770-7. 2014
  3. pmc The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: the ARIC Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:401-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Clinical risk implications of the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation for estimated GFR
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:241-9. 2012
  5. pmc Risk implications of the new CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the MDRD Study equation for estimated GFR: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:648-59. 2010
  6. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
  7. pmc Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate and higher albuminuria are associated with mortality and end-stage renal disease. A collaborative meta-analysis of kidney disease population cohorts
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1331-40. 2011
  8. pmc Combined association of creatinine, albuminuria, and cystatin C with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular and kidney outcomes
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:434-42. 2013
  9. pmc Novel markers of kidney function as predictors of ESRD, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in the general population
    Brad C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:653-62. 2012
  10. pmc Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in general population cohorts: a collaborative meta-analysis
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument, Suite 2 630, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 375:2073-81. 2010

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Publications60

  1. pmc Subclinical atherosclerosis measures for cardiovascular prediction in CKD
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    J Am Soc Nephrol 26:439-47. 2015
    ..In conclusion, each measure improved cardiovascular risk prediction in subjects with CKD, with the greatest improvement observed with coronary artery calcium score. ..
  2. pmc Cardiac and kidney markers for cardiovascular prediction in individuals with chronic kidney disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, Y S, S H B, M W, J C Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A Department of Medicine, Section of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, and the Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX R C H, C M B Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA S D S
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1770-7. 2014
    ..This study compared 5 nontraditional cardiac and kidney markers on the improvement of cardiovascular prediction among those with CKD...
  3. pmc The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: the ARIC Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 178:401-9. 2013
    ..The independent associations of plasma lactate with heart failure and all-cause mortality suggest an important role for low resting oxidative capacity. ..
  4. doi request reprint Clinical risk implications of the CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the Modification of Diet in Renal Disease (MDRD) Study equation for estimated GFR
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:241-9. 2012
    ..However, it has not been determined whether the improvement in risk categorization applies to all segments of the population...
  5. pmc Risk implications of the new CKD Epidemiology Collaboration (CKD-EPI) equation compared with the MDRD Study equation for estimated GFR: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 55:648-59. 2010
    ..Although the CKD-EPI equation estimates GFR more precisely compared with the MDRD Study equation, whether this equation improves risk prediction is unknown...
  6. pmc The association of hemoglobin a1c with incident heart failure among people without diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes 59:2020-6. 2010
    ..This study sought to investigate an association of HbA1c (A1C) with incident heart failure among individuals without diabetes and compare it to fasting glucose...
  7. pmc Lower estimated glomerular filtration rate and higher albuminuria are associated with mortality and end-stage renal disease. A collaborative meta-analysis of kidney disease population cohorts
    Brad C Astor
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Kidney Int 79:1331-40. 2011
    ..Thus, these relationships are consistent with CKD stage classifications based on eGFR and suggest that albuminuria provides additional prognostic information among individuals with CKD...
  8. pmc Combined association of creatinine, albuminuria, and cystatin C with all-cause mortality and cardiovascular and kidney outcomes
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:434-42. 2013
    ..Combining multiple kidney markers to predict risk is an area of substantial interest...
  9. pmc Novel markers of kidney function as predictors of ESRD, cardiovascular disease, and mortality in the general population
    Brad C Astor
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 59:653-62. 2012
    ..It is unknown whether this advantage extends to other outcomes, such as kidney failure, or whether other novel renal filtration markers share this advantage in predicting outcomes...
  10. pmc Association of estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria with all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in general population cohorts: a collaborative meta-analysis
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument, Suite 2 630, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Lancet 375:2073-81. 2010
    ..We undertook a meta-analysis to assess the independent and combined associations of eGFR and albuminuria with mortality...
  11. pmc CKD and cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study: interactions with age, sex, and race
    Xuan Hui
    Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:691-702. 2013
    ..Universal thresholds regardless of age, sex, and race are recommended, but relatively little is known about how these demographic factors alter the relationship of eGFR and albuminuria to cardiovascular outcomes...
  12. pmc Diabetes medication use and blood lactate level among participants with type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities carotid MRI study
    Morgana L Mongraw-Chaffin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e51237. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to compare lactate levels between users and non-users of diabetes medications under the hypothesis that the level of lactate is a marker of oxidative capacity...
  13. pmc Determinants of minimal elevation in high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T in the general population
    Jonathan Rubin
    Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Clin Biochem 49:657-62. 2016
    ..To study the relationship between cardiovascular risk factors and detectable cardiac troponin-T using a highly sensitive assay (hs-cTnT) among persons without a history of cardiovascular disease...
  14. pmc Combined association of albuminuria and cystatin C-based estimated GFR with mortality, coronary heart disease, and heart failure outcomes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Salman Waheed
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 60:207-16. 2012
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  15. pmc Chronic hyperglycemia and subclinical myocardial injury
    Jonathan Rubin
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 59:484-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association between hyperglycemia and subclinical myocardial injury in persons without clinically evident coronary heart disease (CHD)...
  16. pmc Comparing the association of GFR estimated by the CKD-EPI and MDRD study equations and mortality: the third national health and nutrition examination survey (NHANES III)
    Tariq Shafi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 13:42. 2012
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  17. pmc Albuminuria and estimated glomerular filtration rate independently associate with acute kidney injury
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 21:1757-64. 2010
    ..Patterns persisted within subgroups of age, race, and gender. In summary, albuminuria and eGFR have strong, independent associations with incident AKI...
  18. pmc Obesity and Subtypes of Incident Cardiovascular Disease
    Chiadi E Ndumele
    Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Nevertheless, there are limited comparisons of the associations of obesity with each of these CVD subtypes, particularly regarding the extent to which they are unexplained by traditional CVD mediators...
  19. pmc Association of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and natriuretic peptide with incident ESRD: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Yuhree Kim
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis 65:550-8. 2015
    ..We investigated the associations of high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT) and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) risk in a community-based cohort...
  20. doi request reprint The definition, classification, and prognosis of chronic kidney disease: a KDIGO Controversies Conference report
    Andrew S Levey
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 80:17-28. 2011
    ..KDIGO has now convened a workgroup to develop a global clinical practice guideline for the definition, classification, and prognosis of chronic kidney disease...
  21. pmc Associations of kidney disease measures with mortality and end-stage renal disease in individuals with and without hypertension: a meta-analysis
    Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Lancet 380:1649-61. 2012
    ..However, whether the association of the kidney disease measures, estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and albuminuria, with mortality or end-stage renal disease (ESRD) differs by hypertensive status is unknown...
  22. pmc Natriuretic Peptide and High-Sensitivity Troponin for Cardiovascular Risk Prediction in Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Mauro Gori
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Cardiovascular Department, Azienda Ospedaliera Papa Giovanni XXIII Hospital, Bergamo, Italy
    Diabetes Care 39:677-85. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that N-terminal prohormone brain natriuretic peptide (NTproBNP) and high-sensitivity troponin T may enhance CVD risk stratification beyond commonly used markers of risk and that CVD risk is heterogeneous in diabetes...
  23. doi request reprint Chronic kidney disease, plasma lipoproteins, and coronary artery calcium incidence: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Julio A Lamprea-Montealegre
    Department of Medicine, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 33:652-8. 2013
    ..To determine the association of chronic kidney disease and coronary artery calcium (CAC) incidence, and the distribution of lipoproteins across categories of kidney function and their association with CAC risk...
  24. doi request reprint Cohort profile: the chronic kidney disease prognosis consortium
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA, Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI, USA, Department of Nephrology, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands, Departments of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada, Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA, USA, Department of Medicine, St Paul s Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan and Institute of Population Science, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan and George Institute, University of Sydney, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 42:1660-8. 2013
    ..Each cohort can opt in/out for each topic. CKD-PC has established a productive and effective collaboration, allowing flexible participation and complex meta-analyses for studying CKD. ..
  25. pmc Glycated hemoglobin, diabetes, and cardiovascular risk in nondiabetic adults
    Elizabeth Selvin
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    N Engl J Med 362:800-11. 2010
    ..Fasting glucose is the standard measure used to diagnose diabetes in the United States. Recently, glycated hemoglobin was also recommended for this purpose...
  26. pmc High-normal albuminuria and risk of heart failure in the community
    Saul Blecker
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 58:47-55. 2011
    ..Albuminuria has been associated with cardiovascular risk, but the relationship of high-normal albuminuria to subsequent heart failure has not been well established...
  27. pmc Change in estimated GFR associates with coronary heart disease and mortality
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument Street, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:2617-24. 2009
    ..In conclusion, a steeper than average decline in eGFR associates with a higher risk for CHD and all-cause mortality. Increases in eGFR among participants with chronic kidney disease associate with similar increased risks...
  28. pmc Ankle-brachial index and physical function in older individuals: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis . 2016
    ..g., patients at vascular clinics or persons with reduced function), leaving particular uncertainty regarding the association in the general community...
  29. pmc Antihypertensive Medications and the Prevalence of Hyperkalemia in a Large Health System
    Alex R Chang
    From the Division of Nephrology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA A R C, J L, T Y Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Y S, K M, S H B, J C, M E G Geisinger Health System, Biomedical and Translational Informatics, Danville, PA H L K Division of Nephrology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA L A I and Division of Nephrology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD M E G
    Hypertension 67:1181-8. 2016
    ..1% and 49.6% of people taking these medications, respectively. In conclusion, hyperkalemia is common. Future research may enable optimal renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitor use with improved management of hyperkalemia. ..
  30. pmc Heart Failure Stages Among Older Adults in the Community: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Amil M Shah
    From Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA A M S, B C, S D S Gillings School of Global Public Health L L, A K N, G H and School of Medicine P C, C S, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, J C Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC D K Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis S K, A R F Divisions of Geriatrics and Neurology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson T H M and Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Washington, DC J W
    Circulation 135:224-240. 2017
    ..Additionally, the role of contemporary measures of longitudinal strain and diastolic dysfunction in defining HF stages is unclear...
  31. pmc Contemporary Assessment of Left Ventricular Diastolic Function in Older Adults: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Amil M Shah
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Circulation . 2016
    ....
  32. pmc N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Heart Failure Risk Among Individuals With and Without Obesity: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Chiadi E Ndumele
    From Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease C E N, R S B and Department of General Internal Medicine M L, J C, E S, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD C E N, K M, Y S, M L, J C, E S Division of Cardiology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY S K A Division of Atherosclerosis and Vascular Medicine V N, C M B and Section of Cardiology A D, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX V N, C M B and Section of Cardiology, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston TX A D, V N
    Circulation 133:631-8. 2016
    ..It is unclear whether the prognostic value and implications of NT-proBNP levels for HF risk differ across body mass index (BMI) categories...
  33. pmc Change in Multiple Filtration Markers and Subsequent Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality
    Casey M Rebholz
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 10:941-8. 2015
    ..This study aimed to evaluate whether changes in multiple filtration markers, individually and combined, were associated with cardiovascular disease and death...
  34. pmc Rationale and design of a multicenter echocardiographic study to assess the relationship between cardiac structure and function and heart failure risk in a biracial cohort of community-dwelling elderly persons: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities stud
    Amil M Shah
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 7:173-81. 2014
    ..Limited normative and prognostic data exist on measures of cardiac structure, diastolic function, and novel measures of systolic deformation in older adults living in the community...
  35. pmc Comparison of risk prediction using the CKD-EPI equation and the MDRD study equation for estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    JAMA 307:1941-51. 2012
    ....
  36. pmc Association of Kidney Disease Measures with Cause-Specific Mortality: The Korean Heart Study
    Yejin Mok
    Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0153429. 2016
    ..The link of low estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) and high proteinuria to cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality is well known. However, its link to mortality due to other causes is less clear...
  37. pmc Carotid Intima-Media Thickness and Incident ESRD: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Yuanjie Pang
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 11:1197-205. 2016
    ..Carotid intima-media thickness has been reported to predict kidney function decline. However, whether carotid intima-media thickness is associated with a hard kidney end point, ESRD, has not been investigated...
  38. pmc High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and Risk of Hypertension
    John W McEvoy
    From Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD J W M, Y C, A R S, L J A, W S P, K M, E S Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD J W M, W S P, R S B Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Hospital, Houston, TX V M and Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Research, Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX V M, C M B
    Circulation 132:825-33. 2015
    ..Thus, we assessed whether high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT), a marker of subclinical myocardial damage, can identify individuals at risk for hypertension or left ventricular hypertrophy...
  39. pmc The prospective association of Chlamydia pneumoniae and four other pathogens with development of coronary artery calcium: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Babray Laek
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, 615 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA Netherlands Institute for Health Sciences, Erasmus University, Dr Molewaterplein 60, 3015 GJ Rotterdam, The Netherlands Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 230:268-74. 2013
    ..The aim of this study is to prospectively evaluate this association in a population-based cohort...
  40. pmc Glycated hemoglobin and risk of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Julie K Bower
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:1031-7. 2012
    ..Hypertension is known to predict diabetes. However, hyperglycemia also may be independently associated with future development of hypertension. We investigated glycated hemoglobin (HbA(1c)) as a predictor of incident hypertension...
  41. pmc The population burden of heart failure attributable to modifiable risk factors: the ARIC (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities) study
    Christy L Avery
    Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27514, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1640-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to estimate the population burden of heart failure and the influence of modifiable risk factors...
  42. doi request reprint Serum Potassium, Mortality, and Kidney Outcomes in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Yan Chen
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Mayo Clin Proc 91:1403-1412. 2016
    ..To investigate the association between serum potassium, mortality, and kidney outcomes in the general population and whether potassium-altering medications modify these associations...
  43. pmc Association of NTproBNP and cTnI with outpatient sudden cardiac death in hemodialysis patients: the Choices for Healthy Outcomes in Caring for ESRD (CHOICE) study
    Rachel M Kruzan
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    BMC Nephrol 17:18. 2016
    ..The goal of our study was to determine the association and risk prediction of SCD by serum N-terminal prohormone of brain natriuretic peptide (NTproBNP) troponin I (cTnI) in hemodialysis patients...
  44. pmc Acute Kidney Injury After Major Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of Veterans Health Administration Data
    Morgan E Grams
    Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 67:872-80. 2016
    ..The frequency of, risk factors for, and outcomes after AKI following other types of major surgery have not been well characterized and may present additional opportunities for trials in AKI...
  45. pmc Ankle-brachial index and incident diabetes mellitus: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study
    Simin Hua
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, 2024 E Monument Street Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD, 21287, USA
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 15:163. 2016
    ..Although diabetes is a risk factor for PAD, whether low ankle-brachial index (ABI) predates diabetes has not been studied...
  46. pmc Kidney measures with diabetes and hypertension on cardiovascular disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Nadine Alexander
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am J Nephrol 41:409-17. 2015
    ..Whether the association of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with cardiovascular risk differs based on diabetes mellitus (DM) and hypertension (HTN) status remains unanswered...
  47. doi request reprint Risk of end-stage renal disease in Japanese patients with chronic kidney disease increases proportionately to decline in estimated glomerular filtration rate
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, Maryland, USA Electronic address
    Kidney Int 90:1109-1114. 2016
    ..Thus, 30% to 40% declines in eGFR are strongly associated with the risk of ESRD in Japanese patients with reduced eGFR, broadening global implications as a surrogate endpoint in clinical research...
  48. pmc Prognostic Importance of Dyspnea for Cardiovascular Outcomes and Mortality in Persons without Prevalent Cardiopulmonary Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Mário Santos
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0165111. 2016
    ..We studied the prognostic relevance of self-reported dyspnea for cardiovascular outcomes and all-cause mortality in persons without previously diagnosed cardiopulmonary disease...
  49. pmc Race-Related Differences in Left Ventricular Structural and Functional Remodeling in Response to Increased Afterload: The ARIC Study
    Miguel M Fernandes-Silva
    Cardiovascular Division, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts
    JACC Heart Fail . 2016
    ..The hypothesis under study was that the left ventricle in blacks displays heightened afterload sensitivity compared with whites...
  50. pmc Change in novel filtration markers and risk of ESRD
    Casey M Rebholz
    Department of Epidemiology and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Md Electronic address
    Am J Kidney Dis 66:47-54. 2015
    ..However, it is unclear whether change in novel filtration marker levels provides additional information for ESRD risk to change in eGFRcr...
  51. doi request reprint Apolipoproteins do not add prognostic information beyond lipoprotein cholesterol measures among individuals with obesity and insulin resistance syndromes: the ARIC study
    Chiadi E Ndumele
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Eur J Prev Cardiol 21:866-75. 2014
    ....
  52. pmc Association of kidney disease measures with ischemic versus hemorrhagic strokes: pooled analyses of 4 prospective community-based cohorts
    Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi
    From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD B K M, K M, Y S, M W, J C Department of Nephrology, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands B K M, R T G Department of Public Health, Fujita Health University, Toyoake, Japan H Y Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G Department of Medicine and Department of Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison B C A George Institute, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia M W Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle W T L Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology and Health Service, University of Washington and Group Health Research Institute, Group Health Cooperative, Seattle B M P Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco VA Medical Center, University of California San Francisco M G S and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A R F
    Stroke 45:1925-31. 2014
    ..We contrasted the association of these kidney measures with ischemic versus hemorrhagic stroke...
  53. pmc Left ventricular dysfunction as a risk factor for cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in African Americans
    Saul Blecker
    Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Am Heart J 160:488-95. 2010
    ..We assessed whether left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction was associated with increased risk of both cardiovascular and noncardiovascular hospitalizations in a community sample of African Americans...
  54. pmc Cardiovascular risk prediction in people with chronic kidney disease
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    aDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health bWelch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology, and Clinical Research, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Curr Opin Nephrol Hypertens 25:518-523. 2016
    ..This review summarizes recent literature regarding CVD prediction in the context of CKD...
  55. pmc Comparative prognostic performance of definitions of prediabetes: a prospective cohort analysis of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Bethany Warren
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 5:34-42. 2017
    ..We aimed to analyse the associations of definitions with outcomes to provide a comparison of different definitions...
  56. pmc CKD and Risk for Hospitalization With Infection: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Junichi Ishigami
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Am J Kidney Dis . 2016
    ..Individuals on dialysis therapy have a high risk for infection, but risk for infection in earlier stages of chronic kidney disease has not been comprehensively described...
  57. pmc Estimated glomerular filtration rate and albuminuria for prediction of cardiovascular outcomes: a collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 3:514-25. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess the addition of creatinine-based eGFR and albuminuria to traditional risk factors for prediction of cardiovascular risk with a meta-analytic approach...
  58. doi request reprint Influence of chronic kidney disease on cardiac structure and function
    Kunihiro Matsushita
    Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, 2024 E Monument Street, Suite 2 600, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Curr Hypertens Rep 17:581. 2015
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  59. pmc Cardiac structure and function across the glycemic spectrum in elderly men and women free of prevalent heart disease: the Atherosclerosis Risk In the Community study
    Hicham Skali
    From the Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA H S, A s, S C, B C, J L, S S Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN D K G Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY N B Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX D A University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, Madison O V and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD K M, E S
    Circ Heart Fail 8:448-54. 2015
    ..We aimed to assess the relationship between echocardiographic measures of cardiac structure and function and dysglycemia...
  60. pmc Prevalence of and Racial Disparities in Risk Factor Control in Older Adults With Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Christina M Parrinello
    Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    Diabetes Care 38:1290-8. 2015
    ..We evaluated the proportion of older adults with diabetes meeting different targets, focusing on possible differences by race, and assessed whether demographic and clinical characteristics explained disparities...