Michael H Criqui

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Chronic venous disease in an ethnically diverse population: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:448-56. 2003
  2. pmc Ethnicity and risk factors for change in the ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1049-56. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
  4. pmc Null association between abdominal muscle and calcified atherosclerosis in community-living persons without clinical cardiovascular disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nicole E Jensky
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Metabolism 62:1562-9. 2013
  5. pmc Risk factor differences for aortic versus coronary calcified atherosclerosis: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2289-96. 2010
  6. doi request reprint The association between elevated ankle systolic pressures and peripheral occlusive arterial disease in diabetic and nondiabetic subjects
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1197-203. 2008
  7. pmc Progression of peripheral arterial disease predicts cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1736-42. 2008
  8. pmc Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Vasc Med 15:351-9. 2010
  9. pmc The ankle-brachial index and incident cardiovascular events in the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1506-12. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium: relationship to systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 11:232-8. 2006

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Publications113 found, 100 shown here

  1. pmc Chronic venous disease in an ethnically diverse population: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 158:448-56. 2003
    ..7%, 0.6%, and 1.3% for legs visibly and functionally normal. However, visible disease did not invariably predict functional disease, or vice versa, and venous thrombotic events occurred in the absence of either...
  2. pmc Ethnicity and risk factors for change in the ankle-brachial index: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 50:1049-56. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the risk factors for conversion from a normal to either a low or high ankle-brachial index (ABI)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Intrinsic contribution of gender and ethnicity to normal ankle-brachial index values: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 45:319-27. 2007
    ..Consequently, an ABI threshold that disregards these fundamental gender-related and ethnicity-related differences could partly contribute to reported prevalence differences...
  4. pmc Null association between abdominal muscle and calcified atherosclerosis in community-living persons without clinical cardiovascular disease: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nicole E Jensky
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Metabolism 62:1562-9. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that low abdominal lean muscle area would be associated with greater calcified atherosclerosis, independent of other CVD risk factors...
  5. pmc Risk factor differences for aortic versus coronary calcified atherosclerosis: the multiethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2289-96. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to compare and contrast coronary artery calcium (CAC) with abdominal aortic calcium (AAC) in terms of their associations with traditional and novel cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors...
  6. doi request reprint The association between elevated ankle systolic pressures and peripheral occlusive arterial disease in diabetic and nondiabetic subjects
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1197-203. 2008
    ..We sought to compare risk factors contributing to a low (< or =0.90) and high (> or =1.40) ABI. Additionally, we hypothesized that in instances of high ABI, occlusive PAD may coexist...
  7. pmc Progression of peripheral arterial disease predicts cardiovascular disease morbidity and mortality
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:1736-42. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of progressive versus stable peripheral arterial disease (PAD) with the risk of future cardiovascular disease (CVD) events...
  8. pmc Genetic ancestry and lower extremity peripheral artery disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0965, USA
    Vasc Med 15:351-9. 2010
    ....
  9. pmc The ankle-brachial index and incident cardiovascular events in the MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 56:1506-12. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the association of both a low and a high ankle-brachial index (ABI) with incident cardiovascular events in a multiethnic cohort...
  10. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium: relationship to systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Departments of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 11:232-8. 2006
    ..These relationships are independent of traditional CVD risk factors...
  11. ncbi request reprint Renal artery calcium is independently associated with hypertension
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1578-83. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that renal artery calcium (RAC), a marker of atherosclerotic plaque burden, is also significantly associated with higher blood pressure levels and a diagnosis of hypertension...
  12. pmc Calcium density of coronary artery plaque and risk of incident cardiovascular events
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla2Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla
    JAMA 311:271-8. 2014
    ..The standard CAC score is the Agatston, which is weighted upward for greater calcium density. However, some data suggest increased plaque calcium density may be protective for CVD...
  13. pmc 24-hour urine phosphorus excretion and mortality and cardiovascular events
    Heather L Palomino
    School of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 8:1202-10. 2013
    ..However, whether phosphorus restriction influences serum phosphorus concentrations and whether dietary phosphorus is itself associated with CVD or death are uncertain...
  14. pmc Influence of urine creatinine concentrations on the relation of albumin-creatinine ratio with cardiovascular disease events: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Caitlin E Carter
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA
    Am J Kidney Dis 62:722-9. 2013
    ..Whether low urine creatinine concentration in the denominator of the ACR contributes to the association of ACR with CVD is uncertain...
  15. doi request reprint Fetuin-A is inversely associated with coronary artery calcification in community-living persons: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Joachim H Ix
    Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Clin Chem 58:887-95. 2012
    ..Fetuin-A is a hepatic secretory protein that inhibits arterial calcification in vitro. The association of fetuin-A with coronary arterial calcification (CAC) in the general population is uncertain...
  16. pmc Risk factors for chronic venous disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:331-7. 2007
    ..The etiology of chronic venous disease in the lower limbs is unclear, and very limited data are available on potential risk factors from representative population studies...
  17. pmc The relevance of different methods of calculating the ankle-brachial index: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, Mailcode 0811, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:368-76. 2010
    ..0, where the largest relative magnitudes of association were found using ABI-LO. PAD prevalence and its associations with CVD risk factors and subclinical atherosclerosis measures depend on the ankle pressure used to compute the ABI...
  18. doi request reprint Epidemiology and diagnosis of peripheral arterial disease in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Adv Chronic Kidney Dis 15:378-83. 2008
    ..To that end, we review the epidemiology and diagnosis of atherosclerotic PAD and medical arterial calcification in patients with CKD...
  19. doi request reprint Novel cardiovascular risk factors do not completely explain the higher prevalence of peripheral arterial disease among African Americans. The San Diego Population Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:2347-54. 2008
    ..This study was designed to determine whether novel cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors explain the high prevalence of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) among African Americans...
  20. ncbi request reprint Relationships between symptoms and venous disease: the San Diego population study
    Robert D Langer
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jalla 92093 0978, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1420-4. 2005
    ..The associations between symptoms and venous disease of the lower extremities are poorly characterized...
  21. pmc Ethnic-specific risks for atherosclerotic calcification of the thoracic and abdominal aorta (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Cardiol 104:812-7. 2009
    ..In conclusion, compared to whites, African-Americans and Hispanics, but not Chinese, have evidence of less atherosclerosis in the thoracic and abdominal aortas, which does not appear to be accounted for by traditional CVD risk factors...
  22. pmc Reduction in blood pressure with statins: results from the UCSD Statin Study, a randomized trial
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, No 0995, La Jolla, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Arch Intern Med 168:721-7. 2008
    ..Some studies have suggested reductions in blood pressure (BP)with statin treatment, particularly in persons with hypertension. Randomized trial evidence is limited...
  23. ncbi request reprint Quantified duplex augmentation in healthy subjects and patients with venous disease: San Diego population study
    Arnost Fronek
    Department of Surgery, VA San Diego Healthcare System, San Diego, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1054-8. 2003
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Ethnicity and peripheral arterial disease: the San Diego Population Study
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Circulation 112:2703-7. 2005
    ..Previous studies have indicated higher rates of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in blacks than in non-Hispanic whites (NHWs), with limited information available for Hispanics and Asians. The reason for the PAD excess in blacks is unclear...
  25. ncbi request reprint Greater Volume but not Higher Density of Abdominal Aortic Calcium Is Associated With Increased Cardiovascular Disease Risk: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Nketi I Forbang
    From the Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla N I F, R A R B, M A A, J H I, I T, D E R, M H C Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD E D M Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle R L M Veterans Administration San Diego Healthcare System, La Jolla, CA M A A, J H I, D E R and Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD V S
    Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 9:. 2016
    ..The standard AAC and CAC score, the Agatston method, upweights for greater calcium density, thereby modeling higher calcium density as a CVD hazard...
  26. pmc Family history of peripheral artery disease is associated with prevalence and severity of peripheral artery disease: the San Diego population study
    Christina L Wassel
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0965, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 58:1386-92. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of family history of peripheral artery disease (PAD) with PAD prevalence and severity...
  27. ncbi request reprint The vital prognosis of subclavian stenosis
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:1540-5. 2007
    ..This study sought to assess the prognosis of subclavian stenosis (SS) as a potential marker of total and cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality...
  28. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for progression of peripheral arterial disease in large and small vessels
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0607, USA
    Circulation 113:2623-9. 2006
    ..Using noninvasive tests, we assessed the role of traditional and novel risk factors on PAD progression. We hypothesized that the risk factors for large-vessel PAD (LV-PAD) progression might differ from small-vessel PAD (SV-PAD)...
  29. doi request reprint The epidemiology of abdominal aortic diameter
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:121-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to determine the associations between the diameter of the abdominal aorta at three distinct locations and the traditional cardiovascular disease risk factors as well as calcified atherosclerosis...
  30. doi request reprint The association between abdominal body composition and vascular calcification
    Nicole E Jensky
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 19:2418-24. 2011
    ..Also, the association between lean muscle and vascular calcification was independent of visceral adipose tissue. In conclusion, adipose tissue was positively and lean body mass inversely associated with prevalent aortic calcification...
  31. pmc Test characteristics of the ankle-brachial index and ankle-brachial difference for medial arterial calcification on X-ray in type 1 diabetes
    Joachim H Ix
    Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, Calif 92161, USA
    J Vasc Surg 56:721-7. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that an ABI >1.30 and ABD >75 mm Hg would have high specificity but low sensitivity for MAC on X-ray imaging...
  32. pmc The association of bone density and calcified atherosclerosis is stronger in women without dyslipidemia: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Nicole E Jensky
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 26:2702-9. 2011
    ..54). The inverse association of BMD with CAC is stronger in women without dyslipidemia. These data argue against the hypothesis that dyslipidemia is the key factor responsible for the inverse association of BMD with atherosclerosis...
  33. pmc Exertional leg pain in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Jimmy C Wang
    University of California, School of Medicine, San Diego, CA, USA
    Circulation 112:3501-8. 2005
    ..Although exertional leg pain is a hallmark of peripheral arterial disease (PAD) and can occur in persons without PAD, symptom variation has received inadequate attention...
  34. ncbi request reprint The effect of novel cardiovascular risk factors on the ethnic-specific odds for peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 48:1190-7. 2006
    ....
  35. pmc The epidemiology of subclavian stenosis and its association with markers of subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Victor Aboyans
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 211:266-70. 2010
    ..We sought to describe the epidemiology of SS and determine its association with markers of subclinical CVD in the baseline cohort of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis...
  36. pmc Peripheral Artery Disease and Aortic Disease
    Michael H Criqui
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Glob Heart 11:313-326. 2016
    ..Also, when AAC and CAC were adjusted for each other in multivariable analysis, there was a stronger association for AAC than for CAC with CVD and total mortality...
  37. pmc The association between lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and cardiovascular disease and total mortality in vascular medicine patients
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:500-6. 2007
    ..We tested the hypothesis that Lp-PLA(2) is independently predictive of mortality in high-risk patients from a vascular laboratory...
  38. pmc Prevalence of and risk factors for subclinical cardiovascular disease in selected US Hispanic ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0811
    Am J Epidemiol 167:962-9. 2008
    ..This finding was also present for the other subclinical CVD measures. These results suggest a differential relationship between risk factors and either prevalence or extent of subclinical disease by Hispanic subgroup...
  39. pmc Serum phosphorus levels and the spectrum of ankle-brachial index in older men: the Osteoporotic Fractures in Men (MrOS) study
    Jerry Meng
    Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 171:909-16. 2010
    ..These associations may explain the link between serum phosphorus levels and CVD events...
  40. doi request reprint A high ankle-brachial index is associated with increased cardiovascular disease morbidity and lower quality of life
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1292-8. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine if an ankle-brachial index (ABI) >or=1.40 is associated with reduced quality of life (QoL)...
  41. ncbi request reprint Mitral and aortic annular calcification are highly associated with systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Circulation 113:861-6. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether atherosclerotic calcification in multiple vascular areas is significantly associated with aortic or mitral annular calcification independent of traditional risk factors...
  42. pmc The relationship between adiposity-associated inflammation and coronary artery and abdominal aortic calcium differs by strata of central adiposity: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Jan M Hughes-Austin
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 19:264-271. 2014
    ..These results support findings that adiposity-associated inflammation is associated with arterial calcification, and further add that central adiposity may modify this association...
  43. pmc Comparison of ordinal versus Agatston coronary calcification scoring for cardiovascular disease mortality in community-living individuals
    Katherine J Blair
    University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Int J Cardiovasc Imaging 30:813-8. 2014
    ..57 (1.00-2.46) using the Agatston score. A simple ordinal CAC score is reproducible, strongly correlated with Agatston CAC scores, and provides similar prediction for CVD death in predominantly Caucasian community-living individuals. ..
  44. pmc Renal artery calcification and mortality among clinically asymptomatic adults
    Dena E Rifkin
    Division of Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:1079-85. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the associations between renal artery calcification (RAC) and mortality in a healthy outpatient cohort with no known cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  45. doi request reprint Calcified atherosclerosis in different vascular beds and the risk of mortality
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 32:140-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to determine differences in risks for total and cause-specific mortality related to calcified atherosclerosis in different vascular beds...
  46. pmc Urinary creatinine excretion rate and mortality in persons with coronary artery disease: the Heart and Soul Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, and VA San Diego Healthcare System, 3350 La Jolla Village Dr, Mail Code 111 H, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Circulation 121:1295-303. 2010
    ..In persons with coronary artery disease, low body mass index is associated with greater mortality; however, it is uncertain whether low muscle mass is a risk factor for mortality in this setting...
  47. pmc Biomarkers of inflammation and thrombosis as predictors of near-term mortality in patients with peripheral arterial disease: a cohort study
    Himabindu Vidula
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois University of California at San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Ann Intern Med 148:85-93. 2008
    ..Traditional atherosclerotic risk factors predict long-term cardiovascular disease events but are poor predictors of near-term events...
  48. pmc The UCSD Statin Study: a randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on selected noncardiac outcomes
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, San Diego, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Control Clin Trials 25:178-202. 2004
    ..If effects (favorable or unfavorable) are identified, we will seek to ascertain whether there are baseline variables that predict who will be most susceptible to these favorable or adverse noncardiac effects (i.e., effect modification)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Ethnic-specific prevalence of peripheral arterial disease in the United States
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Prev Med 32:328-33. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the age-, gender-, and ethnic-specific burden of PAD in the United States for the year 2000...
  50. ncbi request reprint Subclavian artery stenosis: prevalence, risk factors, and association with cardiovascular diseases
    Ramin Shadman
    University of California San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92093 0607, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 44:618-23. 2004
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Glomerular filtration rate and N-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide as predictors of cardiovascular mortality in vascular patients
    Ramin Shadman
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92093, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 49:2172-81. 2007
    ..The purpose of this work was to assess the prognostic role of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and NT-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) for mortality end points in the vascular population...
  52. pmc Antidepressant Use and Subclinical Measures of Atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Alvaro Camacho
    From the Departments of Psychiatry, and Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, CA Departments of Biostatistics, and Epidemiology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Services, University of Washington Group Health Research Institute, Seattle, WA Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, CA Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC and Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD
    J Clin Psychopharmacol 36:340-6. 2016
    ..Antidepressants are commonly prescribed medications used in primary care. The cardiovascular safety profile of antidepressant medications, in terms of subclinical atherosclerosis, is underexamined...
  53. pmc Associations of diabetes mellitus and other cardiovascular disease risk factors with decline in the ankle-brachial index
    Nketi I Forbang
    University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Vasc Med 19:465-72. 2014
    ..In conclusion, ABI change over time in persons with diabetes may not accurately reflect underlying atherosclerosis. ..
  54. pmc Abdominal aortic calcium, coronary artery calcium, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Michael H Criqui
    From the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla M H C, J O D, M A A, J H I Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, University of Washington, Seattle R L M San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, CA J H I The Heart Center, Saint Francis Hospital, Roslyn, NY A G Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN K P C Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles P S, K E W and Division of Cardiology, University of California, Irvine N D W
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 34:1574-9. 2014
    ..To evaluate the predictive value of abdominal aortic calcium (AAC) for incident cardiovascular disease (CVD) independent of coronary artery calcium (CAC)...
  55. doi request reprint Associations of cardiovascular disease risk factors with abdominal aortic calcium volume and density: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Nketi I Forbang
    University of California, San Diego, Dept of Family Medicine and Public Health, La Jolla, CA, USA Electronic address
    Atherosclerosis 255:54-58. 2016
    ..We determined associations of CVD risk factors with AAC volume and density (separately)...
  56. doi request reprint Sex and ethnic differences in the associations between lipoprotein(a) and peripheral arterial disease in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Nketi I Forbang
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, Calif Electronic address
    J Vasc Surg 63:453-8. 2016
    ..Also, elevated Lp(a) serum levels have been observed in women and African Americans (AAs). It remains uncertain if sex and ethnicity modify the association between Lp(a) and PAD...
  57. pmc Associations of body composition measures and C2, a marker for small artery elasticity: The MESA
    Nketi I Forbang
    Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 23:2294-8. 2015
    ..It is hypothesized that the paradoxical positive association between body mass index (BMI) and C2 may reflect muscle instead of excess fat...
  58. pmc Association of subsyndromal and depressive symptoms with inflammatory markers among different ethnic groups: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)
    Alvaro Camacho
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA Electronic address
    J Affect Disord 164:165-70. 2014
    ..Therefore, we studied the association of subsyndromal and depressive symptoms with inflammatory markers in a large multi-ethnic cohort...
  59. pmc Relation of leptin to left ventricular hypertrophy (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Matthew A Allison
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 112:726-30. 2013
    ..In conclusion, the results indicate that higher levels of leptin are associated with more favorable values of several measures of LV structure and function...
  60. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease: morbidity and mortality implications
    Beatrice A Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, 9500 Gilman Dr, La Jolla, CA 92093 0995, USA
    Circulation 114:688-99. 2006
  61. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with chronic venous disease: San Diego population study
    Robert M Kaplan
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, La Jolla 92093 0628, USA
    J Vasc Surg 37:1047-53. 2003
    ..Chronic venous disease in the lower extremities may have a substantial effect on functioning and quality of life. We report quality of life data for an ethnically diverse population that had been systematically evaluated for venous disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Patterns and risk factors for systemic calcified atherosclerosis
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California, San Diego, California, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 24:331-6. 2004
    ..In this study, we aim to determine the patterns of systemic atherosclerotic calcification...
  63. pmc Relationship of Coronary Calcium on Standard Chest CT Scans With Mortality
    Jan M Hughes-Austin
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, California
    JACC Cardiovasc Imaging 9:152-9. 2016
    ....
  64. pmc Associations of cardiovascular disease risk factors and calcified atherosclerosis with aortoiliac bifurcation position: the MultiEthnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Nketi I Forbang
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Angiology 66:90-5. 2015
    ..These findings suggest that age-related bifurcation descent is associated with CVD markers for aortic disease. Future studies should assess whether the bifurcation position is an independent prognosticator for CVD. ..
  65. pmc Genetic determinants of the ankle-brachial index: a meta-analysis of a cardiovascular candidate gene 50K SNP panel in the candidate gene association resource (CARe) consortium
    Christina L Wassel
    University of California San Diego, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Preventive Medicine, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:138-47. 2012
    ..We conducted a two stage meta-analysis of ∼50,000 SNPs across ∼2100 candidate genes to identify genetic variants for ABI...
  66. pmc A high ankle brachial index is associated with greater left ventricular mass MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis)
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92161, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 55:342-9. 2010
    ..This study sought to determine the association of high ankle brachial index (ABI) measurements with left ventricular (LV) mass, and to compare its strength with that of low ABI with LV mass...
  67. ncbi request reprint Association of the metabolic syndrome with history of myocardial infarction and stroke in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    John K Ninomiya
    Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Dr, 352 SCRB, La Jolla, Calif 92093 0607, USA
    Circulation 109:42-6. 2004
    ..The combination of cardiovascular risk factors known as the metabolic syndrome is receiving increased attention from physicians, but data on the syndrome's association with morbidity are limited...
  68. doi request reprint Lipid lowering: what and when to monitor
    Michael H Criqui
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Lancet 372:516-7. 2008
  69. pmc Association of body mass index with peripheral arterial disease in older adults: the Cardiovascular Health Study
    Joachim H Ix
    Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego and San Diego VA HealthCare System, San Diego, CA 92161, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:1036-43. 2011
    ..00, 1.76) among never smokers in good health. Greater BMI is associated with PAD in older persons who remain healthy and have never smoked. Normal weight maintenance may decrease PAD incidence and associated comorbidity in older age...
  70. doi request reprint Epidemiology of peripheral artery disease
    Michael H Criqui
    From the Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA M H C Department of Cardiology, Dupuytren University Hospital, Limoges, France V A and INSERM 1094, Tropical Neuroepidemiology, Limoges School of Medicine, Limoges, France V A
    Circ Res 116:1509-26. 2015
    ..After adjustment for known cardiovascular disease risk factors, PAD is associated with an increased risk of incident coronary and cerebrovascular disease morbidity and mortality. ..
  71. pmc Conceptual foundations of the UCSD Statin Study: a randomized controlled trial assessing the impact of statins on cognition, behavior, and biochemistry
    Beatrice Alexandra Golomb
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:153-62. 2004
    ..However, there has been persistent controversy regarding possible favorable or adverse effects of statins or of cholesterol reduction on cognition, mood, and behavior (including aggressive or violent behavior)...
  72. doi request reprint Stability of physical activity across the lifespan
    Howard S Friedman
    Department of Psychology, University of California, Riverside, USA
    J Health Psychol 13:1092-104. 2008
    ..Further, a simplex model provided a better fit than a one factor model. Successful models and interventions to improve health will likely require a more nuanced, pattern-sensitive understanding of physical activity across time...
  73. ncbi request reprint 34th Bethesda Conference: Task force #3--What is the spectrum of current and emerging techniques for the noninvasive measurement of atherosclerosis?
    Rita F Redberg
    UCSF National Center of Excellence in Women s Health, Division of Cardiology, School of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M1180, San Francisco, CA 94143 0124, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 41:1886-98. 2003
  74. ncbi request reprint Lower extremity performance is associated with daily life physical activity in individuals with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 50:247-55. 2002
    ..To determine whether persons with poorer lower extremity functioning have reduced physical activity levels...
  75. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in peripheral arterial disease: leg symptoms and physical functioning
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 51:222-8. 2003
    ..To compare lower extremity functioning and leg symptoms between women and men with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  76. ncbi request reprint The ankle brachial index is associated with leg function and physical activity: the Walking and Leg Circulation Study
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University and Catholic Health Partners, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 136:873-83. 2002
    ..The ankle brachial index (ABI) is a noninvasive, reliable measure of lower-extremity ischemia. However, the relationship between ABI and lower-extremity function has not been well studied...
  77. pmc Physical activity, walking exercise, and calf skeletal muscle characteristics in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 676 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 46:87-93. 2007
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Aortic distensibility and retinal arteriolar narrowing: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Ning Cheung
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
    Hypertension 50:617-22. 2007
    ..These data suggest that changes in the microvasculature may play a role linking aortic stiffness with clinical cardiovascular events...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relationship of monocyte count and peripheral arterial disease: results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 1999-2002
    Khurram Nasir
    Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21287 0409, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 25:1966-71. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Relation of retinopathy to coronary artery calcification: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis
    Tien Y Wong
    Centre for Eye Research Australia, Department of Ophthalmology, School of Medicine, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Am J Epidemiol 167:51-8. 2008
    ..This study shows that retinopathy signs are independently associated with CAC, supporting the concept that common pathophysiologic processes may underlie both micro- and macrovascular disease...
  81. pmc Associations between lower extremity ischemia, upper and lower extremity strength, and functional impairment with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:724-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether poorer strength may mediate poorer lower extremity performance in persons with lower arterial brachial index (ABI) levels...
  82. ncbi request reprint Peripheral arterial disease in African Americans: clinical characteristics, leg symptoms, and lower extremity functioning
    Cheryl Rucker-Whitaker
    Department of Preventive Medicine, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:922-30. 2004
    ..The describe peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in African Americans, and compare findings in African Americans and whites with PAD...
  83. ncbi request reprint Risk factor clustering in the insulin resistance syndrome and its relationship to cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal white, black, hispanic, and Asian/Pacific Islander women
    Barbara V Howard
    MedStar Research Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Metabolism 52:362-71. 2003
    ..0434) and strongly in black women (P =.0095). Components of the IR syndrome appear to be associated with CVD in postmenopausal women, although the magnitude of these relationships differed by ethnicity...
  84. ncbi request reprint Leg strength in peripheral arterial disease: associations with disease severity and lower-extremity performance
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 39:523-30. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine relationships between lower-extremity arterial obstruction, leg strength, and lower-extremity functioning...
  85. pmc Association between non-subcutaneous adiposity and calcified coronary plaque: a substudy of the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis
    Jingzhong Ding
    Sticht Center on Aging, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:645-50. 2008
    ..Excessive non-subcutaneous fat deposition may impair the functions of surrounding tissues and organs through the release of inflammatory cytokines and free fatty acids...
  86. ncbi request reprint Utility and barriers to performance of the ankle-brachial index in primary care practice
    Emile R Mohler
    University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Vasc Med 9:253-60. 2004
    ..The ABI is a simple peripheral arterial disease detection tool that can be successfully applied in primary care office practices...
  87. ncbi request reprint Smoking, diabetes, and blood cholesterol differ in their associations with subclinical atherosclerosis: the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)
    A Richey Sharrett
    The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Epidemiology, 615N Wolfe St, Room E6518, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Atherosclerosis 186:441-7. 2006
    ..Diabetes contributes uniquely to arterial stiffness...
  88. ncbi request reprint Peripheral artery disease, diabetes, and reduced lower extremity functioning
    Nancy C Dolan
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    Diabetes Care 25:113-20. 2002
    ..To characterize lower extremity function and dysfunction in peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients with and without diabetes...
  89. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease: associations with comorbidity, gender, and race
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Vasc Surg 42:1131-7. 2005
    ..We also determined whether female sex and black race were associated with greater functional decline than male sex and white race, respectively, in PAD...
  90. pmc Prognostic value of functional performance for mortality in patients with peripheral artery disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 51:1482-9. 2008
    ..Among persons with lower extremity peripheral artery disease (PAD), we determined whether objective measures of walking performance predict mortality independently of the ankle brachial index (ABI)...
  91. ncbi request reprint The effect of inhibition of acyl coenzyme A-cholesterol acyltransferase (ACAT) on exercise performance in patients with peripheral arterial disease
    William R Hiatt
    Section of Vascular Medicine, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 4200 E 9th Ave, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    Vasc Med 9:271-7. 2004
    ....
  92. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory and thrombotic blood markers and walking-related disability in men and women with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, 675 N St Clair, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:1888-94. 2004
    ..To determine whether higher circulating levels of thrombotic and inflammatory markers are associated with greater disability...
  93. ncbi request reprint Functional decline in peripheral arterial disease: associations with the ankle brachial index and leg symptoms
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    JAMA 292:453-61. 2004
    ..However, relations between these clinical characteristics and objectively measured functional decline are unknown...
  94. ncbi request reprint A pilot exercise intervention to improve lower extremity functioning in peripheral arterial disease unaccompanied by intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Ill, USA
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:187-96. 2004
    ..A pilot study was conducted to test the feasibility of supervised treadmill exercise training to improve functioning in study participants with peripheral arterial disease who did not have classical symptoms of intermittent claudication...
  95. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerotic Vascular Disease Conference: Writing Group I: epidemiology
    Richard C Pasternak
    Circulation 109:2605-12. 2004
  96. ncbi request reprint Estrogen plus progestin and the risk of peripheral arterial disease: the Women's Health Initiative
    Judith Hsia
    Department of Medicine, George Washington University, Washington, DC, USA
    Circulation 109:620-6. 2004
    ..This analysis evaluates clinical peripheral arterial disease among generally healthy women in the Women's Health Initiative randomized trial of estrogen plus progestin...
  97. ncbi request reprint Physical performance in peripheral arterial disease: a slower rate of decline in patients who walk more
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Ann Intern Med 144:10-20. 2006
    ..However, it is unknown whether patients with PAD who walk for exercise regularly have less functional decline than those with less walking activity...
  98. ncbi request reprint Statin use and functional decline in patients with and without peripheral arterial disease
    Jay Giri
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 47:998-1004. 2006
    ..We determined whether statin use (vs. non-use) is associated with less annual decline in lower-extremity functioning in patients with and without lower-extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD) over three-year follow-up...
  99. pmc Obesity, weight change, and functional decline in peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University s Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 43:1198-204. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that baseline obesity and weight gain during follow-up would each be associated with functional declines in persons with PAD...
  100. pmc Corridor-based functional performance measures correlate better with physical activity during daily life than treadmill measures in persons with peripheral arterial disease
    Mary M McDermott
    Departments of Medicine and Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Vasc Surg 48:1231-7, 1237.e1. 2008
    ..To compare associations of physical activity during daily life with treadmill walking performance and corridor-based functional performance measures in persons with lower extremity peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...
  101. pmc Asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease is associated with more adverse lower extremity characteristics than intermittent claudication
    Mary M McDermott
    Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Circulation 117:2484-91. 2008
    ..This study assessed functional performance, calf muscle characteristics, peripheral nerve function, and quality of life in asymptomatic persons with peripheral arterial disease (PAD)...