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Role of Micro RNA-205 in Promoting Visceral Adiposity of NZ10 Mice with Polygenic Susceptibility for Type 2 Diabetes, Arthur Agatston

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A systematic review of internet-based worksite wellness approaches for cardiovascular disease risk management: outcomes, challenges & opportunities, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Maribeth Rouseff, and Thinh Tran

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The use of Procalcitonin as a sepsis marker in a community hospital: Preliminary analysis, Nathalia DeOro, Maria Gauthreaux, Joseph Scott, and Julie Lamoureux

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Hybrid mesh for sports hernia repair, David Edelman

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Laparoscopic appendectomy versus open appendectomy: a single institution study, David Edelman

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Make it on Time: Quality Improvement in Family Medicine Outpatient Setting, Tatiana Ivan, Karim Hanna, Abrill Jones, Mary O'Meara, Kaitlin Ross, Christopher DaFonseca, Michelle DeFreitas, Wendy Marquina, and Tanya Cohn

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INITIAL EVALUATION OF CORONARY CT ANGIOGRAPHY IMAGE QUALITY ON THE REVOLUTION CT SYSTEM, Muhammad Latif, Frank Sanchez, Karl Sayegh, Emir Veledar, Arthur Agatston, Juan Batlle, Warren Janowitz, Constantino Pena, Jack Ziffer, Khurram Nasir, and Ricardo Cury

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Cost-effectiveness of coronary artery calcium testing for coronary heart and cardiovascular disease risk prediction to guide statin allocation: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Khurram Nasir

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Obesity, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular prognosis: from the Partners coronary computed tomography angiography registry, Khurram Nasir

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Qingdao Port Cardiovascular Health Study: a prospective cohort study, Khurram Nasir

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Sex Differences in Clinical Profiles and Quality of Care Among Patients With ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction From 2001 to 2011: Insights From the China Patient-Centered Evaluative Assessment of Cardiac Events (PEACE)-Retrospective Study, Khurram Nasir

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Use of imaging and clinical data to screen for cardiovascular disease in asymptomatic diabetics, Khurram Nasir

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National Assessment of Statin Therapy in Patients Hospitalized with Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insight from China PEACE-Retrospective AMI Study, 2001, 2006, 2011, Khurram Nasir and Harlan Krumholz

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Rationale and design of the Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study: a randomized trial assessing the efficacy of the addition of an interactive, personalized, web-based, lifestyle intervention tool to an existing health information web platform in a high-risk employee population, Janisse Post, Shozab Ali, Lara Roberson, Ehimen Aneni, Adnan Younus, Omar Jamal, Rameez Ahmad, Muhammad Aziz, Rehan Malik, Theodore Feldman, Jonathan Fialkow, Emir Veledar, Ricardo Cury, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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Beyond BMI: The Metabolically healthy obese phenotype & its association with clinical/subclinical cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality -- a systematic review, Lara Roberson, Ehimen Aneni, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Maribeth Rouseff, and Thinh Tran

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Obesity and metabolic phenotypes (metabolically healthy and unhealthy variants) are significantly associated with prevalence of elevated C-reactive protein and hepatic steatosis in a large healthy Brazilian population, Sameer Shaharyar, Lara Roberson, Omar Jamal, Adnan Younus, Shozab Ali, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir Baptist Health Medical Group

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Economic Impact of Moderate-Vigorous Physical Activity Among Those With and Without Established Cardiovascular Disease: 2012 Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, Javier Valero-Elizondo, Joseph Salami, Emeka Osondu, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Adnan Younus, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

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Novel Biomarker of Oxidative Stress Is Associated With Risk of Death in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease, Emir Veledar

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Economic Evaluation of PCSK9 Inhibitors in Reducing Cardiovascular Risk from Health System and Private Payer Perspectives, Emir Veledar and Khurram Nasir

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Stapler access and visibility in the deep pelvis: A comparative human cadaver study between a computerized right angle linear cutter versus a curved cutting stapler, Juan-Carlos Verdeja

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Glanzmann’s Thrombasthenia Diagnosed following Knee Arthroscopy, John Zvijac and Gary Kiebzak

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Consensus guidelines for high dose rate remote brachytherapy in cervical, endometrial, and endobronchial tumors. Clinical Research Committee, American Endocurietherapy Society, Andre Abitbol

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Predictors of radiotherapy-related GI toxicity from anal cancer DP-IMRT: Secondary analysis of RTOG 0529, Andre Abitbol

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Trending Cardiovascular Nutrition Controversies, Arthur Agatston

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Baseline subclinical atherosclerosis burden and distribution are associated with frequency and mode of future coronary revascularization: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Coronary artery calcium for the prediction of mortality in young adults <45 years old and elderly adults>75 years old, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Coronary artery Calcium predicts Cardiovascular events in participants with a low lifetime risk of Cardiovascular disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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C-reactive protein is independently associated with coronary atherosclerosis burden among octogenarians, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Dyslipidemia, coronary artery calcium, and incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: implications for statin therapy from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Impact of coronary artery calcification on all-cause mortality in individuals with and without hypertension, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Impact of coronary artery calcium on coronary heart disease events in individuals at the extremes of traditional risk factor burden: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Polypill therapy, subclinical atherosclerosis, and cardiovascular events-implications for the use of preventive pharmacotherapy: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis), Arthur Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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Systematic review on noninvasive assessment of subclinical cardiovascular disease in obstructive sleep apnea: new kid on the block!, Shozab Ali, Adil Karim, Sameer Shaharyar, Omar Jamal, Jonathan Fialkow, Ricardo Cury, and Khurram Nasir

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Low zinc levels is associated with increased inflammatory activity but not with atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis or endothelial dysfunction among the very elderly, Ehimen Aneni, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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Relation of physical activity to prevalence of nonalcoholic Fatty liver disease independent of cardiometabolic risk, Ehimen Aneni, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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Blood pressure is associated with the presence and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease across the spectrum of cardiometabolic risk, Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

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Delayed heart rate recovery is strongly associated with early and late-stage prehypertension during exercise stress testing, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Sameer Shaharyar, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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The Association of Sleep Duration and Morbid Obesity in a Working Population: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Muhammad Aziz, Emeka Osondu, Adnan Younus, Rehan Malik, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Ehimen Aneni, and Khurram Nasir

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CAD-RADS: Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System.: An Expert Consensus Document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, Ricardo Cury and Arthur Agatston

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CAD-RADSTM Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System. An expert consensus document of the Society of Cardiovascular Computed Tomography (SCCT), the American College of Radiology (ACR) and the North American Society for Cardiovascular Imaging (NASCI). Endorsed by the American College of Cardiology, Ricardo Cury and Arthur Agatston

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Coronary Artery Disease - Reporting and Data System (CAD-RADS): An Expert Consensus Document of SCCT, ACR and NASCI: Endorsed by the ACC, Ricardo Cury and Arthur Agatston

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Low HDL cholesterol but not high LDL cholesterol is independently associated with subclinical coronary atherosclerosis in healthy octogenarians, Ricardo Cury, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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Long-term psychological benefits of cognitive-behavioral stress management for women with breast cancer: 11-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial, Robert Derhagopian

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Postsurgical Depressive Symptoms and Proinflammatory Cytokine Elevations in Women Undergoing Primary Treatment for Breast Cancer, Robert Derhagopian

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Sleep quality and fatigue after a stress management intervention for women with early-stage breast cancer in southern Florida, Robert Derhagopian

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Robotic-assisted Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia: feasibility, technique, and short-term outcomes, Mark Dylewski

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Total port-access robot-assisted pulmonary lobectomy without utility thoracotomy, Mark Dylewski

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A comparison of laparoscopic and open treatment of acute cholecystitis, David Edelman

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Alternative laparoscopic technique for cholecystectomy during pregnancy, David Edelman

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Bile leak from the liver bed following laparoscopic cholecystectomy, David Edelman

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Bipolar versus monopolar cautery scissors for laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a randomized, prospective study, David Edelman

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Carcinoma of a gallbladder polyp: treated by laparoscopic laser cholecystectomy, David Edelman

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Eosinophilic enteritis. A case for diagnostic laparoscopy, David Edelman

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Gastroscopic-assisted laparoscopic wedge resection of B-cell gastric mucosa-associated lymphoid tissue (MALT) lymphoma, David Edelman

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Laparoendoscopic approaches to enteral access, David Edelman

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Laparoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy: review of 22 cases, David Edelman

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Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair with mesh, David Edelman

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Umbilical herniorrhaphy reinforced with biologic mesh, David Edelman

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Outcomes in laparoscopic cholecystectomy by single incision with SPIDER surgical system are comparable to conventional multiport technique: one surgeon's experience, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Pedro Emilio Garcia Quintero, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, and Juan-Carlos Verdeja

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Feasibility of robotic inguinal hernia repair, a single-institution experience, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Michael Gonzalez Ramos, Rupa Seetharamaiah, Donkor Charan, Jorge Rabaza, and Anthony Gonzalez

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Description of robotic single site cholecystectomy and a review of outcomes, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Christian Hernandez, and Anthony Gonzalez

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Rare use of robotic surgery for removal of large urachal carcinoma, Michelle Gallas, Anthony Gonzalez, and Rupa Seetharamaiah

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Gastropleural fistula after bariatric surgery: a report of two cases, Pedro Emilio Garcia Quintero, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, Rey Romero, John DeRosimo, and Anthony Gonzalez

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Brief cognitive-behavioral and relaxation training interventions for breast cancer: A randomized controlled trial, Gladys Giron

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Cosmesis, patient satisfaction, and quality of life after da Vinci Single-Site cholecystectomy and multiport laparoscopic cholecystectomy: short-term results from a prospective, multicenter, randomized, controlled trial, Anthony Gonzalez

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Robotic-assisted ventral hernia repair: a multicenter evaluation of clinical outcomes, Anthony Gonzalez, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Rey Romero, Gail Walker, Jacqueline Mejias, and Michelle Gallas

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A multicenter study of initial experience with single-incision robotic cholecystectomies (SIRC) demonstrating a high success rate in 465 cases, Anthony Gonzalez, Christian Hernandez-Murcia, Rey Romero, Ernesto Escobar-Domingues, Garcia Quintero, Gail Walker, Michelle Gallas, Jorge Rabaza, and Don Parris

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Single-incision cholecystectomy: a comparative study of standard laparoscopic, robotic, and SPIDER platforms, Anthony Gonzalez, Jorge Rabaza, Charan Donkor, Rey Romero, Radomir Kosanovik, and Juan-Carlos Verdeja

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Intravenous acetaminophen in bariatric surgery: Effects on opioid requirements, Anthony Gonzalez, Rey Romero, Maria Ojeda, and Jorge Rabaza

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Effectiveness of MRI to assess the integrity of distal biceps tendon repair during the first year postoperatively, Keith Hecthman and Gary Kiebzak

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AAOS Appropriate Use Criteria: Management of Pediatric Supracondylar Humerus Fractures With Vascular Injury, Pooya Hosseinzadeh

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Compartment Syndrome in Children, Pooya Hosseinzadeh

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Compartment Syndrome in Children: Diagnosis and Management, Pooya Hosseinzadeh

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Current Issues Affecting the Practice of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons: Results of the 2014 Workforce Survey of American Academy of Pediatrics Section on Orthopaedics, Pooya Hosseinzadeh

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Management of Clubfoot Relapses With the Ponseti Method: Results of a Survey of the POSNA Members, Pooya Hosseinzadeh and Gary Kiebzak

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Cigarette smoking worsens systemic inflammation in persons with metabolic syndrome, Omar Jamal, Ehimen Aneni, Sameer Shaharyar, Shozab Ali, Don Parris, Emir Veledar, and Arthur Agatston

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Volumetric Single-Beat Coronary Computed Tomography Angiography: Relationship of Image Quality, Heart Rate, and Body Mass Index. Initial Patient Experience With a New Computed Tomography Scanner, Muhammad Latif, Rosie Sanchez, Emir Veledar, Muhammad Aziz, Rehan Malik, Arthur Agatston, Juan Batlle, Warren Janowitz, Constantino Pena, Jack Ziffer, Khurram Nasir, and Ricardo Cury

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Measuring coronary artery calcification: Is serum vitamin D relevant?, Rehan Malik, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Shozab Ali, Sameer Shaharyar, Jamal Omar, Muhammad Aziz, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

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Elevated serum uric acid is associated with vascular inflammation but not coronary artery calcification in the healthy octogenarians: the Brazilian study on healthy aging, Rehan Malik, Khurram Nasir, Ehimen Aneni, Sameer Shaharyar, Shozab Ali, Emir Veledar, Muhammad Latif, Muhammad Aziz, and Rameez Ahmad

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Measures of Appropriateness and Value for Breast Surgeons and Their Patients: The American Society of Breast Surgeons Choosing Wisely (R) Initiative, Starr Mautner

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Percutaneous large arterial access closure techniques, Charles McGraw, Ripal Gandhi, Frederic Baumann, and James Benenati

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ABI and stroke: action at a distance and a call to action, Khurram Nasir

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Absolute coronary artery calcium score is the best predictor of non-calcified plaque involvement in patients with low calcium scores (1-100), Khurram Nasir

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A dataset to assess providers׳ knowledge and attitudes towards the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline, Khurram Nasir

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Addressing Knowledge Gaps in the 2013 ACC/AHA Guideline on the Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk: a Review of Recent Coronary Artery Calcium Literature, Khurram Nasir

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Age-dependent prognostic value of exercise capacity and derivation of fitness-associated biologic age, Khurram Nasir

Age-specific gender differences in early mortality following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in China, Khurram Nasir

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Age-specific gender differences in early mortality following ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in China, Khurram Nasir

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An analysis of calibration and discrimination among multiple cardiovascular risk scores in a modern multiethnic cohort, Khurram Nasir

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An Update on the Utility of Coronary Artery Calcium Scoring for Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction, Khurram Nasir

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Association Between Endogenous Sex Hormones and Liver Fat in a Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Association between lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 mass and subclinical coronary and carotid atherosclerosis in Retired National Football League players, Khurram Nasir

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Association between nonalcoholic hepatic steatosis and hyper reactive blood pressure response on the exercise treadmill test, Khurram Nasir

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Association between resting heart rate and inflammatory biomarkers (high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, interleukin-6, and fibrinogen) (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis), Khurram Nasir

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Association of body mass index and waist circumference with subclinical atherosclerosis in retired NFL players, Khurram Nasir

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Association of coronary artery calcium and coronary heart disease events in young and elderly participants in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis: a secondary analysis of a prospective, population-based cohort, Khurram Nasir

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Association of resting heart rate with carotid and aortic arterial stiffness: multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

Association of subclinical atherosclerosis using carotid intima-media thickness, carotid plaque, and coronary calcium score with left ventricular dyssynchrony: The multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Association of subclinical atherosclerosis using carotid intima-media thickness, carotid plaque, and coronary calcium score with left ventricular dyssynchrony: The multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Book Chapter: Role of Noncontrast Coronary CT for Detection of Coronary Heart Disease and Cardiovascular Disease Risk Stratification, Khurram Nasir