Daniel Edmundowicz

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Recurrent major depression predicts progression of coronary calcification in healthy women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:742-7. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive Studies of Coronary and Peripheral Arterial Blood-flow
    Daniel Edmundowicz
    Comprehensive Heart Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 120 Lytton Avenue, Suite 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:381-5. 2002
  3. pmc Ethnic difference in liver fat content: a cross-sectional observation among Japanese American in Hawaii, Japanese in Japan, and non-Hispanic whites in United States
    Koichiro Azuma
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Res Clin Pract 7:e198-205. 2013
  4. pmc Aortic stiffness and calcification in men in a population-based international study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:473-7. 2012
  5. pmc The prevalence of aortic calcification in Japanese compared to white and Japanese-American middle-aged men is confounded by the amount of cigarette smoking
    Aiman El-Saed
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Cardiol 167:134-9. 2013
  6. pmc Adiponectin, systolic blood pressure, and alcohol consumption are associated with more aortic stiffness progression among apparently healthy men
    Samar R El Khoudary
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Atherosclerosis 225:475-80. 2012
  7. pmc Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Pubic Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Metabolism 57:177-82. 2008
  8. pmc Long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and incidence rate of coronary artery calcification in Japanese men in Japan and white men in the USA: population based prospective cohort study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart 100:569-73. 2014
  9. pmc Differential association of docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids with carotid intima-media thickness
    Akira Sekikawa
    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Suite 546, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stroke 42:2538-43. 2011
  10. pmc Association of serum n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with lipids in 3 populations of middle-aged men
    Kenneth R Motoyama
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:49-55. 2009

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Publications58

  1. pmc Recurrent major depression predicts progression of coronary calcification in healthy women: Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:742-7. 2010
    ..It is less clear whether depression is related to the progression of atherosclerosis before the onset of CHD events...
  2. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive Studies of Coronary and Peripheral Arterial Blood-flow
    Daniel Edmundowicz
    Comprehensive Heart Center, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 120 Lytton Avenue, Suite 302, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Atheroscler Rep 4:381-5. 2002
    ..Finally, surveillance of endothelial function with these techniques may prove helpful in guiding aggressiveness of antiatherosclerotic therapy and effectiveness of new regimens...
  3. pmc Ethnic difference in liver fat content: a cross-sectional observation among Japanese American in Hawaii, Japanese in Japan, and non-Hispanic whites in United States
    Koichiro Azuma
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Res Clin Pract 7:e198-205. 2013
    ..We recently reported that Japanese had higher liver fat at a lower level of BMI compared with non-Hispanic whites (NHW)...
  4. pmc Aortic stiffness and calcification in men in a population-based international study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Atherosclerosis 222:473-7. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to examine the association of aortic calcification and stiffness in multi-ethnic population-based samples of relatively young men...
  5. pmc The prevalence of aortic calcification in Japanese compared to white and Japanese-American middle-aged men is confounded by the amount of cigarette smoking
    Aiman El-Saed
    Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Cardiol 167:134-9. 2013
    ..It is unclear if aortic calcification (AC) strongly linked to smoking is also lower in Japanese men who have many times higher smoking prevalence compared to US men...
  6. pmc Adiponectin, systolic blood pressure, and alcohol consumption are associated with more aortic stiffness progression among apparently healthy men
    Samar R El Khoudary
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Atherosclerosis 225:475-80. 2012
    ..We examined several risk factors as possible independent predictors of aortic stiffness progression among a population-based sample of US men...
  7. pmc Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Pubic Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Metabolism 57:177-82. 2008
    ..671 +/- 0.006 mm for the whites and 0.618 +/- 0.006 mm for the Japanese, P = .01, mean +/- SE). Differences in the distributions of NMR lipoproteins between the 2 populations did not explain the higher IMT in the whites...
  8. pmc Long chain n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids and incidence rate of coronary artery calcification in Japanese men in Japan and white men in the USA: population based prospective cohort study
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Heart 100:569-73. 2014
    ....
  9. pmc Differential association of docosahexaenoic and eicosapentaenoic acids with carotid intima-media thickness
    Akira Sekikawa
    Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Suite 546, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Stroke 42:2538-43. 2011
    ..S. white individuals and explored whether DHA or EPA contributes to the difference in IMT between the two groups...
  10. pmc Association of serum n-6 and n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids with lipids in 3 populations of middle-aged men
    Kenneth R Motoyama
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:49-55. 2009
    ..The association of serum polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) with lipids in different populations is not known...
  11. pmc Marine-derived n-3 fatty acids and atherosclerosis in Japanese, Japanese-American, and white men: a cross-sectional study
    Akira Sekikawa
    University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 52:417-24. 2008
    ..We sought to examine whether marine-derived n-3 fatty acids are associated with less atherosclerosis in Japanese versus white populations in the U.S...
  12. pmc Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 with coronary calcification among American and Japanese men
    Aiman El-Saed
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Epidemiol 17:179-85. 2007
    ..To determine whether lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 (Lp-PLA2) levels are related to the difference in the prevalence of CAC between the two populations...
  13. pmc Circulating levels of 8 cytokines and marine n-3 fatty acids and indices of obesity in Japanese, white, and Japanese American middle-aged men
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Interferon Cytokine Res 30:541-8. 2010
    ..Generally cytokines had weak and nonsignificant associations with indices of obesity and marine n-3 FA. Further investigation is needed to determine why JJ had lower circulating levels of cytokines...
  14. pmc Significant inverse associations of serum n-6 fatty acids with plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1
    Sunghee Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Br J Nutr 107:567-72. 2012
    ..These associations were consistent across three populations. Among 915 middle-aged men, serum n-6 fatty acids had significant inverse associations with PAI-1...
  15. pmc C-reactive protein and coronary artery calcium in asymptomatic women with systemic lupus erythematosus or rheumatoid arthritis
    Amy H Kao
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 102:755-60. 2008
    ..The increased odds for CAC may in part result from higher levels of inflammation and endothelial activation in these patients...
  16. pmc Associations of D-dimer and von Willebrand factor with atherosclerosis in Japanese and white men
    Ryoko W Azuma
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Acta Cardiol 65:449-56. 2010
    ..S.). We examined whether the differences in D-dimer and vWF levels are associated with differences in atherosclerosis between the two populations...
  17. pmc Much lower prevalence of coronary calcium detected by electron-beam computed tomography among men aged 40-49 in Japan than in the US, despite a less favorable profile of major risk factors
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 3512 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 34:173-9. 2005
    ..We compared the degree of coronary calcium and other factors in men in the post WWII birth cohort: men aged 40-49 in the US and Japan...
  18. pmc Coronary artery calcification by computed tomography in epidemiologic research and cardiovascular disease prevention
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Epidemiol 22:188-98. 2012
    ..Such research could identify factors responsible for differences among populations, which may improve CHD prevention...
  19. pmc Association between depression and coronary artery calcification in women with systemic lupus erythematosus
    Carol M Greco
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 48:576-81. 2009
    ..To determine the associations between depression, cardiovascular risk factors and coronary artery calcification (CAC) in women with SLE and controls...
  20. pmc Higher liver fat content among Japanese in Japan compared with non-Hispanic whites in the United States
    Koichiro Azuma
    Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Metabolism 58:1200-7. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc Less subclinical atherosclerosis in Japanese men in Japan than in White men in the United States in the post-World War II birth cohort
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 North Bellefield Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 165:617-24. 2007
    ..616 mm (standard error, 0.005) vs. 0.672 (standard error, 0.005) mm, p < 0.01). Both associations remained significant after adjusting for risk factors. The findings warrant further investigations...
  22. pmc Association between depression and vascular disease in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Carol M Greco
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    J Rheumatol 39:262-8. 2012
    ..Although depression may contribute to CVD risk in population-based studies, its influence on cardiovascular morbidity in SLE has not been evaluated. We evaluated the association between depression and vascular disease in SLE...
  23. pmc Stronger associations of sagittal abdominal diameter with atherogenic lipoprotein subfractions than waist circumference in middle-aged US white and Japanese men
    Katsumi Nakata
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Metabolism 59:1742-51. 2010
    ..Sagittal abdominal diameter was comparable to VAT and stronger than WC in the associations with atherogenic lipoprotein subfractions for middle-aged, nondiabetic, white and Japanese men...
  24. pmc Abdominal adiposity and hot flashes among midlife women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    From the 1Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Menopause 15:429-34. 2008
    ..The study objective was to examine associations between abdominal adiposity and hot flashes, including the role of reproductive hormones in these associations...
  25. pmc The Women on the Move Through Activity and Nutrition (WOMAN) study: final 48-month results
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:636-43. 2012
    ..Long-term maintenance of successful lifestyle changes, weight loss and reduced risk factors is the hurdle for lifestyle interventions attempting to prevent CV and other chronic diseases...
  26. pmc Psychosocial predictors of coronary artery calcification progression in postmenopausal women
    Carissa A Low
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 73:789-94. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine whether positive and negative psychosocial factors prospectively predict CAC progression in postmenopausal women...
  27. pmc Coronary calcification is more predictive of carotid intimal medial thickness in black compared to white middle aged men
    Aiman El-Saed
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, USA
    Atherosclerosis 196:913-8. 2008
    ..Race-specific data for the association between coronary artery calcification (CAC) and carotid intimal medial thickness (IMT) are limited. We sought to compare black-white specific associations of these two measures...
  28. ncbi request reprint Double-edged relationship between adiposity and coronary artery calcification in type 1 diabetes
    Baqiyyah Conway
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15217, USA
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 4:332-9. 2007
    ..This double-edged association emphasises the complex relationship between adiposity and cardiovascular risk in diabetes...
  29. pmc Incident coronary artery calcium among postmenopausal women
    Lewis H Kuller
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States
    Atherosclerosis 200:278-85. 2008
    ....
  30. pmc Free fatty acids are associated with pulse pressure in women, but not men, with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Baqiyyah Conway
    Department of Epidemiology, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Metabolism 58:1215-21. 2009
    ..This finding might help explain the loss of the sex difference in CVD in T1D...
  31. ncbi request reprint Positive and negative attributes and risk for coronary and aortic calcification in healthy women
    Karen A Matthews
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 68:355-61. 2006
    ..We tested the hypothesis that low positive and high negative affect and cognitions would be related to risk for coronary and aortic calcification in healthy women...
  32. doi request reprint Progression of coronary artery calcium in Japanese American men and white men in the ERA JUMP study
    Vasudha Ahuja
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Int J Cardiol 228:672-676. 2016
    ..Our objective was to compare progression of CAC between Japanese Americans and whites...
  33. pmc Sleep apnea is related to the atherogenic phenotype, lipoprotein subclass B
    Faith S Luyster
    School of Nursing, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Clin Sleep Med 8:155-61. 2012
    ..We examined the relationship between sleep apnea and LDL subclass B, considering body size...
  34. pmc Effect modification of obesity on associations between endogenous steroid sex hormones and arterial calcification in women at midlife
    Samar R El Khoudary
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Menopause 18:906-14. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to examine whether obesity modifies the effects of endogenous steroid sex hormones on arterial calcification in women at midlife...
  35. pmc History of hot flashes and aortic calcification among postmenopausal women
    Rebecca C Thurston
    Department of Psychiatry, School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Menopause 17:256-61. 2010
    ..Interactions with hormone therapy use were examined in an exploratory fashion...
  36. ncbi request reprint Subclinical atherosclerosis in multiple vascular beds: an index of atherosclerotic burden evaluated in postmenopausal women
    Kim Sutton-Tyrrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, 130 DeSoto Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Atherosclerosis 160:407-16. 2002
    ..Women with lower premenopausal risk factors did not develop high levels of subclinical atherosclerosis, suggesting that atherosclerosis is a preventable disease in women...
  37. pmc A greater reduction in high-frequency heart rate variability to a psychological stressor is associated with subclinical coronary and aortic calcification in postmenopausal women
    Peter J Gianaros
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Psychosom Med 67:553-60. 2005
    ..We tested whether the reduction in HF-HRV to a psychological stressor relative to a baseline level is also associated with subclinical coronary or aortic atherosclerosis, as assessed by calcification in these vascular regions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in coronary artery calcification are not attributed to differences in lipoprotein particle sizes: the Heart Strategies Concentrating on Risk Evaluation (Heart SCORE) Study
    Aryan N Aiyer
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 153:328-34. 2007
    ..As a group, blacks have less coronary artery calcification (CAC) than whites. We evaluated whether racial differences in CAC are explained by differences in lipoprotein levels and particle sizes...
  39. pmc Premenopausal risk factors for coronary and aortic calcification: a 20-year follow-up in the healthy women study
    Karen A Matthews
    University of Pittsburgh, Department of Psychiatry, Epidemiology and Psychology, 3811 O Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Prev Med 45:302-8. 2007
    ..It is important to understand the early development of subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) in women to prevent costly morbidity and mortality associated with CVD events...
  40. pmc Brachial-ankle pulse wave velocity is associated with coronary calcification among 1131 healthy middle-aged men
    Abhishek Vishnu
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA
    Int J Cardiol 189:67-72. 2015
    ..We examined whether baPWV is associated with coronary atherosclerosis in an international study of healthy middle-aged men...
  41. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary artery calcification and relationship to disease duration in women with rheumatoid arthritis
    Amy H Kao
    Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:61-9. 2008
    ..To examine the association between disease duration of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and the presence and extent of coronary artery calcification (CAC) in women with RA...
  42. ncbi request reprint The role of preventive cardiology in systemic lupus erythematosus
    Jennifer Rae Elliott
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, S727 Biomedical Sciences Tower, 3500 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 9:125-30. 2007
    ..In addition to nephrologists and dermatologists, preventive cardiologists should be an integral part of the care of patients with lupus...
  43. ncbi request reprint Eptifibatide-induced thrombocytopenia
    Marwan Refaat
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop Street, Scaife Hall, Suite S553, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Thromb Thrombolysis 25:204-6. 2008
    ..This report adds another case of eptifibatide associated thrombocytopenia to the literature and reinforces the importance of platelet count monitoring after therapy with this agent...
  44. ncbi request reprint Relationship between coronary artery calcification and other measures of subclinical cardiovascular disease in older adults
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:1674-9. 2002
    ..In the Cardiovascular Health Study, subclinical cardiovascular disease (CVD) predicted CVD events in older adults. The extent to which this measure or its components reflect calcified coronary disease is unknown...
  45. pmc Progression of coronary artery calcium in type 1 diabetes mellitus
    Tina Costacou
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Cardiol 100:1543-7. 2007
    ..Thus, weight control, in addition to lipid and renal management, may help retard atherosclerosis progression in persons with type 1 DM...
  46. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in coronary artery calcification in older adults
    Anne B Newman
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 22:424-30. 2002
    ..The lower CAC scores in blacks compared with whites observed in this study is consistent with either a lower prevalence of coronary artery disease or a lower extent of calcification of coronary artery disease...
  47. ncbi request reprint Heterogeneity of microvascular dysfunction in women with chest pain not attributable to coronary artery disease: implications for clinical practice
    Oscar C Marroquin
    Cardiovascular Institute, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 145:628-35. 2003
    ..Therefore, diagnostic accuracy is dependent on homogeneity of microvascular dysfunction in the myocardium...
  48. ncbi request reprint [Electron-beam computed tomography for identification of high-risk persons in primary prevention of coronary heart disease in the United States and its implication for Japan]
    Akira Sekikawa
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Nihon Koshu Eisei Zasshi 50:183-93. 2003
    ..It is, therefore, important to evaluate subclinical atherosclerosis measured by EBCT in men in recent birth cohorts in Japan and compare it to that in men in the US in order to predict future trend in CHD in Japan...
  49. ncbi request reprint Non-cardiac findings on coronary electron beam computed tomography scanning
    Jeffrey G Schragin
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Thorac Imaging 19:82-6. 2004
    ..With the relatively high detection of significant, non-cardiac pathology in this increasingly common screening procedure, consideration should be given for radiologists to interpret the scans...
  50. ncbi request reprint Subclinical coronary atherosclerosis: racial profiling is necessary!
    Sarwar H Orakzai
    Department of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am Heart J 152:819-27. 2006
    ..We aim to review the studies comparing coronary calcification across different ethnic groups...
  51. ncbi request reprint Coronary and aortic calcification in women with a history of major depression
    Patricia K Agatisa
    Department of Psychiatry, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1229-36. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that middle-aged women with a history of recurrent major depression would show evidence of atherosclerosis...
  52. ncbi request reprint Subclinical atherosclerosis and estimated glucose disposal rate as predictors of mortality in type 1 diabetes
    Jon C Olson
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Epidemiol 12:331-7. 2002
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Volumetric BMD and vascular calcification in middle-aged women: the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation
    Ghada N Farhat
    Department of Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 21:1839-46. 2006
    ..Lower vBMD was related to high AC, but not to CAC, independent of age and shared risk factors between osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease...
  54. ncbi request reprint Relationship of adiposity to subclinical atherosclerosis in obese patients with type 2 diabetes
    Refaat A F Hegazi
    Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obes Res 11:1597-605. 2003
    ..This study was designed to examine the relationship between obesity and regional patterns of adiposity, insulin resistance, and five independent measures of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  55. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and coronary artery calcium in middle-aged Japanese men
    Tomonori Okamura
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, and Department of Medicine, Kohka Public Hospital, Shiga, Japan
    Am J Cardiol 98:141-4. 2006
    ..There was an increase of CAC in heavy drinkers (>or=46 g/day), and participants who were drinking>or=69 g/day showed a significant increase in CAC compared with never drinkers after adjusting for other cardiovascular risk factors...
  56. ncbi request reprint Marital status, marital quality, and atherosclerotic burden in postmenopausal women
    Linda C Gallo
    SDSU UCSD Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology, San Diego State University, USA
    Psychosom Med 65:952-62. 2003
    ..Marriage confers health benefits for men, but the evidence for women is less consistent. Inconsistent findings may be attributed, in part, to the confounding of marital status and marital quality...
  57. pmc Higher levels of adiponectin in American than in Japanese men despite obesity
    Takashi Kadowaki
    Department of Health Science, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga 520 2192, Japan
    Metabolism 55:1561-3. 2006
    ..3 +/- 5.8 vs 7.3 +/- 4.2 (microg/mL) despite higher levels of obesity. Smaller areas of visceral adipose tissue in American than in Japanese men may have resulted in the higher levels of adiponectin...
  58. pmc Oophorectomy, hormone therapy, and subclinical coronary artery disease in women with hysterectomy: the Women's Health Initiative coronary artery calcium study
    Matthew A Allison
    University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Menopause 15:639-47. 2008
    ..In this study, we aimed to determine the associations between coronary artery calcium (CAC) and hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and hormone therapy use with a focus on the duration of menopause for which there was no hormone therapy use...