Sign In

Cardiovascular Publications


No Association Between Bone Mineral Density and Breast Arterial Calcification Among Postmenopausal Women

The association between bone mineral density (BMD) and breast arterial calcification (BAC) remains poorly understood and controversial. The objective of this article is to examine the association between BMD and BAC in a large cohort of postmenopausal wom...
Author(s): Iribarren C; Chandra M; Molloi S; Sam D; Sanchez G; Bidgoli FA; Cho HM; Ding H; Lo JC

J Endocr Soc. 2020 Feb 01;4(2):bvz026. Epub 2019-11-27.

PubMed abstract

Improving Physical Activity and Exercise Capacity in Heart Failure Taking the First Step is Always the Hardest

Author(s): Ambrosy AP; Chioncel O

Eur J Heart Fail. 2020 Jun 13.

PubMed abstract

Advancing Research on the Complex Interrelations Between Atrial Fibrillation and Heart Failure: A Report From a US National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Virtual Workshop

The interrelationships between atrial fibrillation (AF) and heart failure (HF) are complex and poorly understood, yet the number of patients with AF and HF continues to increase worldwide. Thus, there is a need for initiatives that prioritize research on ...
Author(s): Al-Khatib SM; Go AS; et al.

Circulation. 2020 Jun 09;141(23):1915-1926. Epub 2020-06-08.

PubMed abstract

The Covid-19 Pandemic and the Incidence of Acute Myocardial Infarction

Author(s): Solomon MD; McNulty EJ; Rana JS; Leong TK; Lee C; Sung SH; Ambrosy AP; Sidney S; Go AS

N Engl J Med. 2020 May 19.

PubMed abstract

Pregnancy and Subsequent Glucose Intolerance in Women of Childbearing Age: Heeding the Early Warning Signs for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women.

Author(s): Gunderson, Erica P EP; Jaffe, Marc G MG

JAMA internal medicine. 2017 12 01;177(12):1742-1744. Epub --.

PubMed abstract

How Should We Counsel Asian Americans about Fracture Risk?

Author(s): Lo JC; Ettinger B

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2020 May 06.

PubMed abstract

A reduced transferrin saturation is independently associated with excess morbidity and mortality in older adults with heart failure and incident anemia

Low transferrin saturation (TSAT) or reduced serum ferritin level are suggestive of iron deficiency but the relationship between iron parameters and outcomes has not been systematically evaluated in older adults with heart failure (HF) and anemia. We iden...
Author(s): Ambrosy AP; Go AS; RBC HEART Investigators/PACTTE Consortium; et al.

Int J Cardiol. 2020 Mar 12.

PubMed abstract

Cumulative Adherence to Secondary Prevention Guidelines and Mortality After Acute Myocardial Infarction

Background The survival benefit associated with cumulative adherence to multiple clinical and lifestyle-related guideline recommendations for secondary prevention after acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is not well established. Methods and Results We exam...
Author(s): Solomon MD; Leong TK; Levin E; Rana JS; Jaffe MG; Sidney S; Sung SH; Lee C; DeMaria A; Go AS

J Am Heart Assoc. 2020 Mar 17;9(6):e014415. Epub 2020-03-05.

PubMed abstract

The Epidemiology of Metatarsal Fractures Among Older Females With Bisphosphonate Exposure

Bisphosphonates (BP) are used to treat osteoporosis, although rare atypical femur fractures have occurred with long-term exposure, especially among Asians. Metatarsal fractures have also been reported with atypical femur fracture. We examined the epidemio...
Author(s): West TA; Pollard JD; Chandra M; Hui RL; Weintraub MR; King CM; Grimsrud CD; Lo JC

J Foot Ankle Surg. 2020 Mar - Apr;59(2):269-273.

PubMed abstract

Cardiac valvular abnormalities associated with use and cumulative exposure of cabergoline for hyperprolactinemia: the CATCH study

Whether lower dose cabergoline therapy for hyperprolactinemia increases risk of valvular dysfunction remains controversial. We examined valvular abnormalities among asymptomatic adults with hyperprolactinemia treated with dopamine agonists. This cross-sec...
Author(s): Budayr A; Tan TC; Lo JC; Zaroff JG; Tabada GH; Yang J; Go AS

BMC Endocr Disord. 2020 Feb 19;20(1):25. Epub 2020-02-19.

PubMed abstract

A longitudinal study of pre-pregnancy antioxidant levels and subsequent perinatal outcomes in black and white women: The CARDIA Study

Although protective associations between dietary antioxidants and pregnancy outcomes have been reported, randomized controlled trials of supplementation have been almost uniformly negative. A possible explanation is that supplementation during pregnancy m...
Author(s): Harville EW; Lewis CE; Catov JM; Jacobs DR; Gross MD; Gunderson EP

PLoS ONE. 2020;15(2):e0229002. Epub 2020-02-14.

PubMed abstract

Risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease by cardiovascular health metric categories in approximately 1 million patients

Author(s): Rana JS; Liu JY; Moffet HH; Karter AJ; Nasir K; Solomon MD; Jaffe MG; Ambrosy AP; Go AS; Sidney S

Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2020 Feb 10:2047487320905025.

PubMed abstract

Determinants of Oral Bisphosphonate Use Beyond 5 Years

Few studies have examined factors that determine bisphosphonate (BP) continuation beyond 5 years in clinical practice. To investigate factors associated with BP continuation among women who completed 5 years of BP therapy. Women who received 5 consecutive...
Author(s): Izano MA; Lo JC; Ettinger B; Ott SM; Li BH; Niu F; Hui RL; Neugebauer R; Adams AL

J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2020 Feb;26(2):197-202.

PubMed abstract

Renin-Angiotensin System Blockade after Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) and Risk of Recurrent AKI

How to best medically manage patients who survived hospitalized AKI is unclear. Use of renin-angiotensin system blockers in this setting may increase risk of recurrent AKI. This is a cohort study of 10,242 members of an integrated health care delivery sys...
Author(s): Hsu CY; Liu KD; Yang J; Glidden DV; Tan TC; Pravoverov L; Zheng S; Go AS

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2019 Dec 16.

PubMed abstract

Non-cardiac-related morbidity, mobility limitation, and outcomes in older adults with heart failure

To examine the individual and combined associations of non-cardiac-related conditions and mobility limitation with morbidity and mortality in adults with heart failure (HF). We conducted a retrospective cohort study in a large, diverse group of adults wit...
Author(s): Tisminetzky M; Gurwitz JH; Fan D; Reynolds K; Smith DH; Fouayzi H; Sung SH; Goldberg R; Go AS

J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci. 2019 Dec 09.

PubMed abstract

Research Needs and Priorities for Catheter Ablation of Atrial Fibrillation: A Report from a National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Virtual Workshop

Catheter ablation has brought major advances in the management of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). As evidenced by multiple randomized trials, AF catheter ablation can reduce the risk of recurrent AF and improve quality of life. In some studies, AF...
Author(s): Al-Khatib SM; Go AS; et al.

Circulation. 2019 Nov 20.

PubMed abstract

Comparison of Long-Term Adverse Outcomes in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation Having Ablation Versus Antiarrhythmic Medications

The impact of atrial fibrillation (AF) catheter ablation versus chronic antiarrhythmic therapy alone on clinical outcomes such as death and stroke remains unclear. We compared adverse outcomes for AF ablation versus chronic antiarrhythmic therapy in 1,070...
Author(s): Freeman JV; Tabada GH; Reynolds K; Sung SH; Singer DE; Wang PJ; Liu TI; Gupta N; Hlatky MA; Go AS

Am J Cardiol. 2019 Nov 19.

PubMed abstract

Statin Therapy and Risk of Incident Diabetes Mellitus in Adults With Cardiovascular Risk Factors

The association between statins and diabetes mellitus (DM) remains controversial. The Kaiser Permanente CHAMP Study identified adults without DM who had cardiovascular (CV) risk factors and no previous lipid lowering therapy (LLT) between 2008 and 2010. T...
Author(s): Go AS; Ambrosy AP; Kheder K; Fan D; Sung SH; Inveiss AI; Romo-LeTourneau V; Thomas SM; Koren A; Lo JC; Kaiser Permanente Cholesterol-Lowering Therapy in High-Risk Adults: Management and Patient Risks (KP CHAMP) Study

Am J Cardiol. 2019 Nov 19.

PubMed abstract

Hyperglycemia and outcomes in acute heart failure - A bittersweet relationship

Author(s): Chioncel O; Ambrosy AP

Int J Cardiol. 2019 Nov 18.

PubMed abstract

Association Between Aging of the US Population and Heart Disease Mortality From 2011 to 2017

A deceleration in the rate of decrease of heart disease (HD) mortality between 2011 and 2014 has been reported. In the context of the rapid increase in the population of adults aged 65 years and older, extending the examination of HD mortality through 201...
Author(s): Sidney S; Go AS; Jaffe MG; Solomon MD; Ambrosy AP; Rana JS

JAMA Cardiol. 2019 Oct 30.

PubMed abstract

Atypical femur fracture incidence in women increases with duration of bisphosphonate exposure

In a northern California population of older women who were treated with oral bisphosphonate drugs, the incidence of atypical femur fracture, a rare complication of treatment, increased with longer duration of bisphosphonate exposure. These findings align...
Author(s): Lo JC; Grimsrud CD; Ott SM; Chandra M; Hui RL; Ettinger B

Osteoporos Int. 2019 Sep 25.

PubMed abstract

Trends Associated With Large-scale Expansion of Peritoneal Dialysis Within an Integrated Care Delivery Model

Despite favorable national trends in the incidence of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) from 2008 to 2011, ESRD incidence has been increasing recently, and less than 10% of patients with ESRD start renal replacement therapy with peritoneal dialysis (PD) in t...
Author(s): Pravoverov LV; Zheng S; Parikh R; Tan TC; Bhalla N; Reddy C; Mroz J; Jonelis TY; Go AS

JAMA Intern Med. 2019 Sep 09.

PubMed abstract

Depot Medroxyprogesterone Acetate, Oral Contraceptive, Intrauterine Device Use, and Fracture Risk

To assess fracture risk among women with depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), oral contraceptive pill (OCP), and intrauterine device (IUD) use. A retrospective cohort study of 308,876 women age 12-45 years who initiated DMPA, combined or progestin-on...
Author(s): Raine-Bennett T; Chandra M; Armstrong MA; Alexeeff S; Lo JC

Obstet Gynecol. 2019 Sep;134(3):581-589.

PubMed abstract

Links Between Childhood Obesity, Gestational Diabetes, and Infant Temperament-Reply

Author(s): Faith MS; Hittner JB; Gunderson EP

JAMA Pediatr. 2019 Aug 26.

PubMed abstract

Vitamin D Status Among Older Women Initiating Osteoporosis Therapy

Author(s): Li CF; Ettinger B; Chandra M; Lo JC

J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Aug 23.

PubMed abstract