Alvaro Alonso

Summary

Affiliation: University of Minnesota
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1200 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Europace 18:1143-9. 2016
  2. pmc Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation in a Racially Diverse Cohort: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
  3. pmc Effect of an intensive lifestyle intervention on atrial fibrillation risk in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD randomized trial
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am Heart J 170:770-777.e5. 2015
  4. pmc Intracranial hemorrhage mortality in atrial fibrillation patients treated with dabigatran or warfarin
    Alvaro Alonso
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health A A, L G S B, R F M, P L L, K L, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine L Y C and Department of Neurology K L, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    Stroke 45:2286-91. 2014
  5. pmc Birth weight and the risk of atrial fibrillation in whites and African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study
    Sherifat O Lawani
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:69. 2014
  6. pmc Association of blood pressure and aortic distensibility with P wave indices and PR interval: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:359.e1-6. 2013
  7. pmc Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000102. 2013
  8. pmc Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:217-22. 2012
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:2946-53. 2011
  10. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:1501-8. 2011

Detail Information

Publications86

  1. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1200 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Europace 18:1143-9. 2016
    ..To assess the prospective association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and atrial fibrillation (AF) risk...
  2. pmc Prediction of Atrial Fibrillation in a Racially Diverse Cohort: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    J Am Heart Assoc 5:. 2016
    ..Whether these models adequately predict AF in more racially and ethnically diverse populations is unknown...
  3. pmc Effect of an intensive lifestyle intervention on atrial fibrillation risk in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Look AHEAD randomized trial
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am Heart J 170:770-777.e5. 2015
    ..We addressed this question in the Look AHEAD randomized trial...
  4. pmc Intracranial hemorrhage mortality in atrial fibrillation patients treated with dabigatran or warfarin
    Alvaro Alonso
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health A A, L G S B, R F M, P L L, K L, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis and Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine L Y C and Department of Neurology K L, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis
    Stroke 45:2286-91. 2014
    ..Thus, we examined in-hospital mortality in AF patients with ICB being treated with dabigatran versus warfarin in a real-world population in the United States...
  5. pmc Birth weight and the risk of atrial fibrillation in whites and African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study
    Sherifat O Lawani
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Cardiovasc Disord 14:69. 2014
    ..To further understand this apparent paradox, we examined the relationship between AF and BW in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) cohort...
  6. pmc Association of blood pressure and aortic distensibility with P wave indices and PR interval: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Electrocardiol 46:359.e1-6. 2013
    ..Understanding the association of blood pressure (BP) levels and aortic distensibility with P wave indices (PWIs) and PR interval, intermediate phenotypes of atrial fibrillation, could provide insights into underlying mechanisms...
  7. pmc Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Am Heart Assoc 2:e000102. 2013
    ..Tools for the prediction of atrial fibrillation (AF) may identify high-risk individuals more likely to benefit from preventive interventions and serve as a benchmark to test novel putative risk factors...
  8. pmc Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Int J Cardiol 155:217-22. 2012
    ..Various hemostatic markers are associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease; however, limited information exists on their relationship with the occurrence and prognosis of atrial fibrillation (AF)...
  9. pmc Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:2946-53. 2011
    ..Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Chronic kidney disease may also increase the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), but existing studies have reported inconsistent results...
  10. pmc Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circulation 123:1501-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to determine what proportion of the burden of AF in blacks and whites could theoretically be avoided by the maintenance of an optimal risk profile...
  11. pmc Parathyroid hormone and the risk of incident hypertension: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Lu Yao
    aDivision of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MinnesotabDepartments of Epidemiology and MedicinecDivision of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Hypertens 34:196-203. 2016
    ..The distribution of serum PTH also varies by race...
  12. pmc Serum and dietary magnesium and incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and in African Americans--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Jeffrey R Misialek
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454
    Circ J 77:323-9. 2013
    ..Low serum magnesium (Mg) has been associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), including ventricular arrhythmias, but the association between serum or dietary Mg and atrial fibrillation (AF) has not been investigated...
  13. pmc Impact of age at smoking initiation, dosage, and time since quitting on cardiovascular disease in african americans and whites: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, 1300 South Second Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 175:816-26. 2012
    ..African Americans who smoke incur a similar level of cardiovascular risk as white smokers and would derive the same benefits from quitting as whites...
  14. pmc Trajectories of Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation Over a 25-Year Follow-Up: The ARIC Study (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities)
    Faye L Norby
    From Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L N Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology, and Department of Internal Medicine Cardiology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S Cardiac Arrhythmia Center, Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Life Sciences, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN L G S B Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill L R L Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai Heart Center, New York, NY S K A and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A A
    Circulation 134:599-610. 2016
    ..We assessed trajectories of CVRF and incidence of AF over 25 years in the ARIC study (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities)...
  15. pmc Relationships of the Mediterranean dietary pattern with insulin resistance and diabetes incidence in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Eunice E Abiemo
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Br J Nutr 109:1490-7. 2013
    ....
  16. pmc Smoking and incidence of atrial fibrillation: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Heart Rhythm 8:1160-6. 2011
    ..Cigarette smoking increases the risk of coronary heart disease, but whether smoking increases atrial fibrillation (AF) is uncertain...
  17. pmc Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55454, USA
    Am Heart J 159:850-6. 2010
    ..The metabolic syndrome (MetSyn) has been implicated in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF); however, knowledge of this association among blacks is limited...
  18. pmc Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454 USA
    Am Heart J 158:111-7. 2009
    ..To define the incidence and cumulative risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a population-based cohort of whites and African Americans...
  19. pmc Atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and cardiovascular health study
    Lin Y Chen
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    JAMA Intern Med 173:29-35. 2013
    ..It is unknown whether atrial fibrillation (AF) is associated with an increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD) in the general population. This association was examined in 2 population-based cohorts...
  20. pmc Relation of serum phosphorus levels to the incidence of atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] study)
    Faye L Lopez
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:857-62. 2013
    ..In conclusion, in the present large population-based study, greater levels of serum phosphorus and the related calcium-phosphorus product were associated with a greater incidence of AF...
  21. pmc Blood lipid levels, lipid-lowering medications, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Faye L Lopez
    Divisions of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 5:155-62. 2012
    ..Several cardiovascular risk factors have been associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF). Limited and inconsistent evidence exists on the association of blood lipid levels and lipid-lowering medication use with AF risk...
  22. pmc Type 2 diabetes, glucose homeostasis and incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Heart 98:133-8. 2012
    ..Type 2 diabetes has been inconsistently associated with the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) in previous studies that have frequently been beset by methodological challenges...
  23. pmc Plasma phospholipids and prevalence of mild cognitive impairment and/or dementia in the ARIC Neurocognitive Study (ARIC-NCS)
    Danni Li
    Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Alzheimers Dement (Amst) 3:73-82. 2016
    ..Phospholipids are altered in brains of patients with dementia and some studies suggest their plasma levels may be useful in the detection of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and dementia...
  24. pmc Demographic and cardiovascular risk factors modify association of fasting insulin with incident coronary heart disease and ischemic stroke (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study)
    Laura J Rasmussen-Torvik
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 105:1420-5. 2010
    ..0087). The associations of insulin with stroke were stronger in women (p-interaction = 0.037), whites (compared to blacks; p-interaction = 0.036), and those without hypertension (p-interaction = 0.0027)...
  25. pmc Impact of atrial fibrillation on healthcare utilization in the community: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Lindsay G S Bengtson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN L S B, P L L, A A
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001006. 2014
    ..We examined rates of inpatient and outpatient utilization by AF status in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study...
  26. pmc A clinical risk score for atrial fibrillation in a biracial prospective cohort (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study)
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 107:85-91. 2011
    ..58). In conclusion, we have developed a risk score for AF and have shown that the different pathophysiologies of AF and CHD limit the usefulness of a CHD risk score in identifying subjects at greater risk of AF...
  27. pmc Sleep Apnea, Sleep Duration and Brain MRI Markers of Cerebral Vascular Disease and Alzheimer's Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC)
    Pamela L Lutsey
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0158758. 2016
    ..A growing body of literature has suggested that obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and habitual short sleep duration are linked to poor cognitive function. Neuroimaging studies may provide insight into this relation...
  28. pmc Development and Validation of a Sudden Cardiac Death Prediction Model for the General Population
    Rajat Deo
    From Section of Electrophysiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia R D Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L N, A R F Kidney Research Institute R K, B K, R A K, Division of Cardiology N S, K K P, University of Washington, Seattle Division of Cardiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN S A Division of Cardiology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore C R D Division of Nephrology, University of Washington, Seattle B K Division of Cardiology, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C, S K Department of Epidemiology and Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, University of Washington, Seattle S R H Department of Biostatistics R A K, The New York Academy of Medicine, New York, NY D S General Internal Medicine Section, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of California, San Francisco M G S and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A A
    Circulation 134:806-16. 2016
    ..Most sudden cardiac death (SCD) events occur in the general population among persons who do not have any prior history of clinical heart disease. We sought to develop a predictive model of SCD among US adults...
  29. pmc Association of Lipid-Related Genetic Variants with the Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation: The AFGen Consortium
    Faye L Norby
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0151932. 2016
    ..To test the potential effect of blood lipids with AF risk, we assessed whether previously developed lipid gene scores, used as instrumental variables, are associated with the incidence of AF in 7 large cohorts...
  30. pmc Fibroblast growth factor-23 and incident coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cardiovascular mortality: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN P L L, A A, J S P
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e000936. 2014
    ..We tested whether elevated FGF-23 is associated with incident coronary heart disease, heart failure, and cardiovascular mortality, even at normal kidney function...
  31. pmc Prospective associations of plasma phospholipids and mild cognitive impairment/dementia among African Americans in the ARIC Neurocognitive Study
    Danni Li
    Department of Lab Medicine and Pathology, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Alzheimers Dement (Amst) 6:1-10. 2017
    ....
  32. pmc Association of Smoking, Alcohol, and Obesity with Cardiovascular Death and Ischemic Stroke in Atrial Fibrillation: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study and Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Younghoon Kwon
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0147065. 2016
    ..However, addition of smoking to the CHA2DS2-VASc score did not improve risk prediction of these outcomes. ..
  33. pmc Fish, fish-derived n-3 fatty acids, and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Noelle N Gronroos
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 7:e36686. 2012
    ..Results of observational and experimental studies investigating the association between intake of long-chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) and risk of atrial fibrillation (AF) have been inconsistent...
  34. pmc Circulating fibroblast growth factor-23 and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN A A, J R M, P L L
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001082. 2014
    ..The association between FGF-23 and the risk of atrial fibrillation (AF), a common arrhythmia, is less defined. Thus, we explored whether FGF-23 concentration was associated with AF incidence in a large community-based cohort...
  35. pmc Parathyroid hormone concentration and risk of cardiovascular diseases: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am Heart J 168:296-302. 2014
    ..We examined in a prospective study the association of PTH with the incidence of CVD, taking into account vitamin D and other confounding variables...
  36. pmc Obesity related risk of sudden cardiac death in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Selcuk Adabag
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA Division of Cardiology, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Heart 101:215-21. 2015
    ..To examine the association of body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC) and waist hip ratio (WHR) with sudden cardiac death (SCD) in community dwelling individuals...
  37. pmc Relation of lipid gene scores to longitudinal trends in lipid levels and incidence of abnormal lipid levels among individuals of European ancestry: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 5:73-80. 2012
    ..We tested the hypothesis that persons with an unfavorable lipid gene profile would experience a greater increase in lipid levels and a higher incidence of abnormal lipid levels relative to those with more-favorable lipid gene profiles...
  38. pmc Novel association between plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a case-cohort study: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e59052. 2013
    ..Hence, we examine whether plasma matrix metalloproteinases (MMP) and their inhibitors are related to increased risk of incident AF...
  39. pmc Dietary phosphorus, blood pressure, and incidence of hypertension in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study and the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Hypertension 55:776-84. 2010
    ..04 (0.93 to 1.17; P for trend=0.48) for phosphorus from other foods. These findings could indicate an effect of phosphorus in conjunction with other dairy constituents or of dairy itself without involvement of phosphorus...
  40. pmc Coronary Artery Calcium Progression and Atrial Fibrillation: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    From the Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology W T Q, J Y, E Z S, and Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC J T E Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A A Cardiovascular Health Research Unit and Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle S R H and Departments of Medicine and Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD S N
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 8:. 2015
    ..Coronary artery calcium (CAC) measured at a single time point has been associated with an increased risk for atrial fibrillation (AF). It is unknown whether CAC progression over time carries a similar risk...
  41. pmc High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Kristian B Filion
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology, Lady Davis Institute, Jewish General Hospital, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN Electronic address
    Am Heart J 169:31-8.e3. 2015
    ..An association between high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T (hs-cTnT), a marker of myocardial cell damage measured with a high-sensitivity assay, and the risk of AF could have implications for AF risk stratification...
  42. pmc Circulating levels of liver enzymes and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minneapolis, USA
    Heart 100:1511-6. 2014
    ..Elevated levels of circulating liver enzymes have been associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Their possible association with atrial fibrillation (AF) has received little attention...
  43. pmc Temporal trends in the occurrence and outcomes of atrial fibrillation in patients with acute myocardial infarction (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Surveillance Study)
    Lindsay G S Bengtson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota Electronic address
    Am J Cardiol 114:692-7. 2014
    ..In the setting of MI, co-occurrence of AF should be viewed as a critical clinical event, and treatment needs unique to this population should be explored further. ..
  44. doi request reprint Association between sleep disordered breathing and electrocardiographic markers of atrial abnormalities: the MESA study
    Younghoon Kwon
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 55455 MN, USA
    Europace . 2016
    ..Sleep disordered breathing (SDB) has been associated with increased risk of AF. We aimed to examine the association of ECG markers of LA abnormalities with SDB...
  45. pmc Heart Rate Variability and Incident Stroke: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Amber L Fyfe-Johnson
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A L F J, C J M, A A, A R F, R F M Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health W D R, E A W and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine E A W, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill and Division of Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY S K A
    Stroke 47:1452-8. 2016
    ..We examined the association between reduced HRV and incident stroke in a community-based cohort...
  46. pmc Diabetes mellitus and venous thromboembolism: A systematic review and meta-analysis
    Elizabeth J Bell
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, USA Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 111:10-8. 2016
    ..Diabetes mellitus (DM) may be a risk factor for venous thromboembolism (VTE) but results are inconsistent...
  47. ncbi request reprint Lifetime Risk and Risk Factors for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm in a 24-Year Prospective Study: The ARIC Study (Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities)
    Weihong Tang
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health W T, L Y, N S R, P L L, A R F and Division of Biostatistics W G, School of Public Health, Division of Cardiology E M, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine F A L, D W H, E M, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Department of Imaging C C S, Minneapolis VA Health Care System C C S, F A L, MN Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Life Sciences, Optum, Eden Prairie, MN L G S B and Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA A A
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 36:2468-2477. 2016
    ..We examined lifetime risk of AAA in a community-based cohort and prospectively assessed the association between midlife cardiovascular risk factors and AAAs...
  48. pmc Obstructive Sleep Apnea and 15-Year Cognitive Decline: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Sleep 39:309-16. 2016
    ....
  49. pmc Association of White Blood Cell Count and Differential with the Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Jeffrey R Misialek
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0136219. 2015
    ..Although inflammation is involved in the development of atrial fibrillation (AF), the association of white blood cell (WBC) count and differential with AF has not been thoroughly examined in large cohorts with extended follow-up...
  50. pmc Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Incident Small Vessel Disease on Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Jennifer L Dearborn
    From the Department of Neurology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT J L D Department of Epidemiology, Bloomberg School of Public Health A L C S, A R S, E S, Department of Neurology, School of Medicine A L C S, R F G, and Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research E S, R F G, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, The University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson T H M, B G W Department of Neurology, Pro Cardíaco Hospital, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil D C B Departments of Neurology D S K and Radiology C R J, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN Division of Public Health Sciences, The Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC L H C, L E W and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A A
    Stroke 46:3131-6. 2015
    ....
  51. pmc Metabolomics and Incidence of Atrial Fibrillation in African Americans: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 10:e0142610. 2015
    ..Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a common arrhythmia. Application of metabolomic approaches, which may identify novel pathways and biomarkers of disease risk, to a longitudinal epidemiologic study of AF has been limited...
  52. pmc Echocardiographic measures of cardiac structure and function are associated with risk of atrial fibrillation in blacks: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study
    Wobo Bekwelem
    Cardiovascular Division, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e110111. 2014
    ..Exploring AF risk factors in blacks is important given that the lower incidence of AF in this racial group despite higher risk factors, is not completely explained...
  53. pmc Serum magnesium, phosphorus, and calcium are associated with risk of incident heart failure: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Pamela L Lutsey
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN PLL, AA, and ARF the Division of Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD EDM the Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC LRL the Departments of Medicine and Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI BCA and the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD JC
    Am J Clin Nutr 100:756-64. 2014
    ..However, they also may be associated with risk of cardiovascular disease through a broad range of physiologic roles...
  54. pmc Physical activity, obesity, weight change, and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Rachel R Huxley
    From the School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia R R H Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis J R M, A A Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD S K A, L R L Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC E Z S and Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C
    Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol 7:620-5. 2014
    ..We prospectively examined the relationship between body size, weight change, and level of PA in a biracial cohort of middle-aged men and women...
  55. doi request reprint Smoking and the risk of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55416, USA
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 81:1249-52. 2010
    ..To summarise published evidence and explore sources of heterogeneity, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that evaluated this association...
  56. pmc Low Heart Rate Variability in a 2-Minute Electrocardiogram Recording Is Associated with an Increased Risk of Sudden Cardiac Death in the General Population: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Ankit Maheshwari
    Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 11:e0161648. 2016
    ..Low HRV is independently associated with increased risk of SCD in the general population. ..
  57. pmc Hospitalized Infection as a Trigger for Acute Ischemic Stroke: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Logan T Cowan
    From the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis L T C, A A, J S P, A R F, K L Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill W D R and Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD R F G
    Stroke 47:1612-7. 2016
    ..We hypothesized that infection increases acute stroke risk, especially among those with low CVD risk...
  58. pmc Serum fibroblast growth factor-23 and incident hypertension: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Amber L Fyfe-Johnson
    aDivision of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota bDepartment of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health cWelch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland dDivision of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio eDivision of Cardiology, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, New York, USA
    J Hypertens 34:1266-72. 2016
    ..It is unclear whether FGF23 impacts the development of incident hypertension. We examined the association between elevated FGF23 and incident hypertension in a community-based cohort...
  59. pmc American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7: Avoiding Heart Failure and Preserving Cardiac Structure and Function
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Electronic address
    Am J Med 128:970-6.e2. 2015
    ....
  60. pmc Atrial fibrillation and cognitive decline-the role of subclinical cerebral infarcts: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Lin Y Chen
    From the Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L L, A A Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G Queensland Clinical Trials and Biostatistics Center, School of Population Health, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia R R H Division of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD S K A Department of Epidemiology, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill L L and University of Mississippi School of Medicine, Jackson T M
    Stroke 45:2568-74. 2014
    ..We examined the association of incident AF with cognitive decline in stroke-free individuals, stratified by subclinical cerebral infarcts (SCIs) on brain MRI scans...
  61. pmc Relation of systolic, diastolic, and pulse pressures and aortic distensibility with atrial fibrillation (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Nicholas S Roetker
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Am J Cardiol 114:587-92. 2014
    ..Our results cast doubt on the clinical utility of aortic distensibility as a predictor for the development of AF. ..
  62. pmc Meta-analysis of cohort and case-control studies of type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of atrial fibrillation
    Rachel R Huxley
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:56-62. 2011
    ..5% (95% CI 0.1 to 3.9). In conclusion, DM is associated with an increased risk of subsequent AF but the mechanisms that may underpin the relation between DM and AF remain speculative...
  63. pmc Advanced interatrial block and ischemic stroke: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study
    Wesley T O'Neal
    From the Department of Medicine W T O and Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention Z M Z, E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Neurology H K, Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY and Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Division L Y C, and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health A A, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN W T O is currently with the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA and A A is currently with the Department of Epidemiology, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
    Neurology 87:352-6. 2016
    ..Given that recent reports have suggested left atrial disease to be an independent risk factor for ischemic stroke, we sought to examine if advanced interatrial block (aIAB) is an independent stroke risk factor...
  64. doi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors for multiple sclerosis in Iran
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Mult Scler 17:550-5. 2011
    ..Numerous studies have assessed risk factors for multiple sclerosis (MS), although none have been conducted previously in Iran...
  65. pmc Prospective study of plasma D-dimer and incident venous thromboembolism: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, United States Electronic address
    Thromb Res 136:781-5. 2015
    ..Yet, evidence is limited on whether higher basal D-dimer concentrations in the general population are associated with greater risk of first VTE...
  66. pmc Circulating Biomarkers and Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Incidence: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Aaron R Folsom
    From Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health A R F, L Y, A A, P L L, W T, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine E M, and Department of Medicine, School of Medicine F A L, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Minneapolis VA Health Care System, MN F A L and Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, TX C M B
    Circulation 132:578-85. 2015
    ..The pathogenesis of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) is complex. Cross-sectional studies have connected circulating biomarkers with AAA, but prospective evidence is limited...
  67. pmc Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of ST-Segment-Elevation Versus Non-ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Elsayed Z Soliman
    From Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention E Z S, Z M Z, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology E Z S, and Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis F L, L B, A A Cardiovascular Division, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis L Y C Department of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill L L and Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, Burlington M C
    Circulation 131:1843-50. 2015
    ..Further study of the relationship of AF with the type of MI (ST-segment-elevation MI [STEMI] versus non-ST-segment-elevation MI [NSTEMI]) might shed light on the potential mechanisms...
  68. pmc Association of sick sinus syndrome with incident cardiovascular disease and mortality: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study and Cardiovascular Health Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e109662. 2014
    ..Sick sinus syndrome (SSS) is a common indication for pacemaker implantation. Limited information exists on the association of sick sinus syndrome (SSS) with mortality and cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the general population...
  69. pmc Comparable ascertainment of newly-diagnosed atrial fibrillation using active cohort follow-up versus surveillance of centers for medicare and medicaid services in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study
    Lindsay G S Bengtson
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 9:e94321. 2014
    ..We examined incidence rates and concordance of AF diagnosis based on active cohort follow-up versus surveillance of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services data in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study...
  70. pmc Association of Dietary Protein Consumption With Incident Silent Cerebral Infarcts and Stroke: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study
    Bernhard Haring
    From the Department of Internal Medicine I, Comprehensive Heart Failure Center, University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany B H Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis J R M, A A Department of Epidemiology and the Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD C M R Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Gillings School of Global Public Health, Chapel Hill N P I Department of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD R F G and Department of Neurology, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson T H M
    Stroke 46:3443-50. 2015
    ..The effect of dietary protein on the risk of stroke has shown inconsistent results. We aimed to evaluate the relationship of dietary protein sources with the risk of stroke and silent cerebral infarcts in a large community-based cohort...
  71. doi request reprint Association of sleep characteristics with atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Younghoon Kwon
    Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
    Thorax 70:873-9. 2015
    ..We investigated the cross-sectional association with prevalent AF of objectively collected prespecified measures of overnight sleep breathing disturbances, sleep stage distributions, arousal and sleep duration...
  72. pmc Brachial flow-mediated dilation and incident atrial fibrillation: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Wesley T O'Neal
    From the Department of Internal Medicine W T O, Department of Internal Medicine, Section on Cardiology J Y, E Z S, and Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, Epidemiological Cardiology Research Center EPICARE E Z S, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, East Carolina Heart Institute, Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC J T E Departments of Medicine and Cardiology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD S N Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A A and Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle S R H
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:2717-20. 2014
    ..It is unknown whether endothelial dysfunction precedes atrial fibrillation (AF) development. The objective of this study was to examine the association of brachial flow-mediated dilation (FMD) with incident AF...
  73. pmc Migraine and white matter hyperintensities: the ARIC MRI study
    Ali G Hamedani
    From the Department of Neurology A G H, B L P, R F G, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore Department of Epidemiology A G H, R F G, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD Department of Epidemiology K M R, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Medicine Geriatrics T H M, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS Department of Social Sciences and Health Policy L H C, Division of Public Health Services, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC Departments of Radiology C R J and Neurology D S K, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN and Division of Epidemiology and Community Health A A, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, St Paul
    Neurology 81:1308-13. 2013
    ..Migraine is associated with white matter hyperintensities (WMH) cross-sectionally, but its effect on WMH progression is uncertain...
  74. doi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factors and dementia mortality: 40 years of follow-up in the Seven Countries Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    J Neurol Sci 280:79-83. 2009
    ..98). Finally, total serum cholesterol was directly associated with higher risk of dementia mortality (p for trend=0.03). In men, cardiovascular risk factors in midlife are associated with increased risk of dementia death later in life...
  75. pmc Association of smoking with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis risk and survival in men and women: a prospective study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    BMC Neurol 10:6. 2010
    ..Moreover, limited information exists on the association between smoking and survival in ALS patients. We evaluated the association of smoking with ALS incidence and survival in a population-based cohort...
  76. pmc Atrial fibrillation and mortality in heart failure: a community study
    Alanna M Chamberlain
    Department of Health Sciences Research, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55095, USA
    Circ Heart Fail 4:740-6. 2011
    ..The combination of HF and AF may carry a worse prognosis than either condition alone; however, the magnitude of this risk remains controversial and it is not known whether the timing of AF influences the risk of death...
  77. pmc Association between psoriasis and incident cancer: the Iowa's Women's Health Study
    Anna E Prizment
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 2nd Street South, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Cancer Causes Control 22:1003-10. 2011
    ..Studies have reported higher cancer risk in individuals with psoriasis, a chronic inflammatory autoimmune disease; however, adjustment for potential confounders was lacking...
  78. pmc Usefulness of N-terminal Pro-brain Natriuretic Peptide and Myocardial Perfusion in Asymptomatic Adults (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Adam Mitchell
    Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
    Am J Cardiol 115:1341-5. 2015
    ....
  79. pmc Blood lipids and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and the Framingham Heart Study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN A A, N S R
    J Am Heart Assoc 3:e001211. 2014
    ..Dyslipidemia is a major contributor to the development of atherosclerosis and coronary disease. Its role in the etiology of atrial fibrillation (AF) is uncertain...
  80. pmc Fibroblast growth factor-23 and incident atrial fibrillation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) and the Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS)
    Jehu S Mathew
    From the Division of Cardiology J S M, K K P, Division of Nephrology and Kidney Research Institute J S M, M C S, R K, B K, I H d B, Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology S R H, D S S, Department of Epidemiology S R H, B K, I H d B, and Department of Laboratory Medicine A N H, University of Washington, Seattle Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis A A Division of Renal Diseases and Hypertension, University of Colorado, Denver M C Division of Cardiology, Electrophysiology Section, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia R D and Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, and San Diego VA Healthcare System, San Diego J H I
    Circulation 130:298-307. 2014
    ..FGF-23 may promote atrial fibrillation (AF) by inducing left ventricular hypertrophy and diastolic and left atrial dysfunction...
  81. doi request reprint Gout, hyperuricemia, and Parkinson's disease: a protective effect?
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 1300 South 2nd Street, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 12:149-55. 2010
    ..Future research should determine the mechanisms underlying this association. This, in turn, could be used in the development of new preventive strategies and treatments for PD...
  82. pmc Heart rate variability and the risk of Parkinson disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
    Ann Neurol 77:877-83. 2015
    ..Limited data exist on the prospective association of heart rate variability (HRV), a marker of autonomic function, with PD risk...
  83. pmc Diet and risk of atrial fibrillation – epidemiologic and clinical evidence –
    Noelle N Gronroos
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
    Circ J 74:2029-38. 2010
    ..Additional large, well-conducted randomized experiments are necessary to address the role of diet in AF prevention...
  84. pmc Predicted long-term cardiovascular risk among young adults in the national longitudinal study of adolescent health
    Cari Jo Clark
    Cari Jo Clark is with the Department of Medicine and the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Alvaro Alonso is with the Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota Rachael A Spencer is an independent researcher in Atlanta, GA Michael Pencina is with the Clinical Research Unit and the Department of Biostatistics and Bioinformatics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC Ken Williams is with KenAnCo Biostatistics, San Antonio, TX Susan A Everson Rose is with the Department of Medicine and the Program in Health Disparities Research, University of Minnesota
    Am J Public Health 104:e108-15. 2014
    ..We estimated the distribution of predicted long-term cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk among young adults in the United States...
  85. pmc Chronic stress, depressive symptoms, anger, hostility, and risk of stroke and transient ischemic attack in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Susan A Everson-Rose
    From the Departments of Medicine S A E R and Epidemiology and Community Health N S R, P L L, A A, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Department of Preventive Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL K N K Departments of Neurology and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle W T L Departments of Neurology, Public Health Sciences, Neurosurgery, and Human Genetics, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, FL R L S and Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor A V D R
    Stroke 45:2318-23. 2014
    ..This study investigated chronic stress, depressive symptoms, anger, and hostility in relation to incident stroke and transient ischemic attacks in middle-aged and older adults...
  86. pmc Temporal trends in the incidence of multiple sclerosis: a systematic review
    Alvaro Alonso
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, West Bank Office Building, 1300 S 2nd St, Suite 300, Minneapolis, MN 55454, USA
    Neurology 71:129-35. 2008
    ..We have conducted a systematic review of incidence studies of MS to assess the overall incidence of MS and explore possible changes in the latitude gradient and the female-to-male ratio over time...