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Submissions from 2015

Biodegradable Stents - Implications for the Future of Coronary Revascularization, Ramon Quesada

Mitral Valve Repair: New Advances, Ramon Quesada

PCI Complications, Ramon Quesada

Radial Access and Intervention, Ramon Quesada

Tools and Techniques for Challenging Cases, Ramon Quesada

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Review of the Evidence, Ramon Quesada

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Reliability and Accuracy of Simple Visual Estimation in Assessment of Peripheral Arterial Stenosis, Mohammad Rajebi, James Benenati, Melanie Schernthaner, Gail Walker, Ripal Gandhi, Constantino Pena, and Barry Katzen Baptist Hospital of Miami; Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute

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Real-Time Ultrasound Guidance Facilitates Transradial Access: RAUST (Radial Artery Access With Ultrasound Trial), Jonathan Roberts

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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

Radioprotective lightweight caps in the interventional cardiology setting: a randomised controlled trial (PROTECT), Heiko Uthoff, Ramon Quesada, Jonathan Roberts, Frederic Baumann, Melanie Schernthaner, Barry Katzen, and Andreas Kreusch

Abstract 684: Principal Component Analysis Identifies Lipoprotein Subfractions Associated with Coronary Artery Calcification in a Young High Cardiometabolic Risk Population: The Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study Study, Emir Veledar, Ehimen Aneni, Emeka osondu, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Lara Roberson, Muhammad Latif, Omar Jamal, Shozabs Ali, Muhammad Aziz, Adnan Younus, Rameez Ahmad, Sher Khan, Janisse Post, Ricardo Cury, Theodore Feldman, and Khurram Nasir

Serum Fibroblast Growth Factor-23 Does Not Have a Linear Relation to Cardiovascular Mortality, Emir Veledar and Khurram Nasir

Differences in Cardiovascular Health: Why Hispanic Women Fare Better Then Non Hispanic Women: The Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Emir Veledar, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Sankalp Das, Maribeth Rouseff, Emeka Osondu, Ehimen Aneni, and Khurram Nasir

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Technical Approach to Antegrade Femoral Access, Jaime Wagner, Ripal Gandhi, and Alex Powell

Abstract P003: Distribution of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics in US and Non-US populations: A Meta-Analysis of Proportions, Adnan Younus, Ehimen Aneni, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Omar Jamal, Shozabs Ali, Muhammad Aziz, Rehan Malik, Rameez Ahmad, Emeka osondu, Lara Roberson, Janisse Post, Theodore Feldman, Wasim Maziak, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

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Prevalence of Ideal Cardiovascular Health Among Adults in the United States, Adnan Younus, Ehimen Aneni, Emeka Osondu, Sameer Shaharyar, Lara Roberson, Shozab Ali, Ogunmoroti Oluseye, Rameez Ahmad, Janisse Post, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

Abstract 16496: Relationship Between Sleep Duration and Ideal Cardiovascular Health in a Large Employee Population, Adnan Younus, Emeka Osondu, Maribeth Rouseff, Sankalp Das, Henry Guzman, Thinh Tran, Wasiam Maziak, Rameez Ahmad, Muhammad Latif, Rehan Malik, Oluseye Ogunmoroti, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

Submissions from 2014

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, Agatston Agatston and Khurram Nasir

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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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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 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

Abstract 18572: Sleep Duration is Associated with Degree of Insulin Resistance in a High Risk Population: the Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study, Shozab Ali, Ebenezer Oni, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Janisse Post, Gagandeep Nagi, Sameer Shaharyar, Omar Jamal, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Aziz, Adnan Younus, Beatriz Rosell, Henry Guzman, Ricardo Cury, Jonathan Fialkow, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, 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 and Khurram Nasir

Increased Physical Fitness Is Associated with Greater Improvement in Cardiac Parasympathetic Function Among the Obese than Overweight or Normal Weight Individuals, Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Janisse Post, Arthur Agatston, Theodore Feldman, and Khurram Nasir

Abstract 14680: Relationship of Insulin Resistance with Impaired Endothelial Function & Coronary Atherosclerosis among High Risk Individuals Enrolled in a Web-Based Lifestyle Intervention Study: Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study (BEHHS), Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Janisse Post, Gagandeep Nagi, Sameer Shaharyar, Omar Jamal, Shozab Ali, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Aziz, Adnan Younus, Chen Ye, Beatriz Rosell, Henry Guzman, Ricardo Cury, Jonathan Fialkow, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, and Khurram Nasir

Increase in Physical Fitness after an Intensive 12-Week Healthy Lifestyle Workplace Intervention is Associated with Improvement in Heart Rate Profile Independent of Weight Changes or Traditional Metabolic Risk Factors, Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Maribeth Rouseff, Henry Guzman, Thinh Tran, Sankalp Das, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Joseph Mora, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Josette Bou-Khalil, Beatriz Castillo, Janisse Post, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

Increased Aerobic Fitness is associated with Cardiometabolic Risk Reduction in a High Cardiovascular Disease Risk Occupational Cohort Independent of Significant Weight Loss, Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Maribeth Rouseff, Henry Guzman, Thinh Tran, Sankalp Das, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Joseph Mora, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Josette Bou-Khalil, Beatriz Castillo, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Janisse Post, and Khurram Nasir

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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, Thinh Tran, 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

Abstract 18588: Lipoprotein Sub-fractions by Ion Mobility Analysis Association with Burden of Subclinical Coronary Atherosclerosis in a High Risk Population: the Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study (BEHHS), Ehimen Aneni, Emir Veledar, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Janisse Post, Gagandeep Nagi, Sameer Shaharyar, Omar Jamal, Shozab Ali, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Aziz, Adnan Younus, Beatriz Rosell, Henry Guzman, Ricardo Cury, Michael Ozner, Jonathan Fialkow, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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Lightweight bilayer barium sulfate-bismuth oxide composite thyroid collars for superior radiation protection in fluoroscopy-guided interventions: a prospective randomized controlled trial, James Benenati, Barry Katzen, Constantino Pena, and Ripal Gandhi

Improved Cardio-Metabolic Risk Profile through Targeted Life Style Modification Program, Sankalp Das, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Khurram Nasir, Josette Bou-Khalil, Joseph Mora, Henry Guzman, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Beatriz Castillo, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Emir Veledar, Ebenezer Oni, and Janisse Post

Improved Cardio-metabolic Risk Profile through Targeted Life Style Modification Program, Sankalp Das, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Khurram Nasir, Josette Bou-Khalil, Joseph Mora, Henry Guzman, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Beatriz Castillo, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Emir Veledar, Ebenezer Oni, and Janisse Post

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Evaluation of the patient who presents with critical limb ischemia: diagnosis, prognosis, and medical management, Ian Del Conde

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Noninvasive Testing in Peripheral Arterial Disease, Ian Del Conde and James Benenati

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Buerger Disease (Thromboangiitis Obliterans), Ian Del Conde and Constantino Pena

Clinical and Endovascular Approach to Acute Limb Ischemia, Ripal Gandhi

Use of Vascular Robotics for Vascular Interventional Procedures – What Is the Value Now and in the Future?, Ripal Gandhi

Clinically Significant Blood Pressure Reduction Among Participants of a Lifestyle Intervention Improvement Program Strongly Associated with Reduced Systemic Inflammation in a High Risk Working Population, Henry Guzman, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Khurram Nasir, Josette Bou-Khalil, Joseph Mora, Sankalp Das, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Ehimen Aneni, Ebenezer Oni, Lara Roberson, Emir Veledar, Janisse Post, and Beatriz Castillo

Abstract 17805: Association of LpPLA2 with Lipoprotein Subclasses, Inflammation, Atherosclerosis & Endothelial Dysfunction in a Web-Based Lifestyle Intervention Study: Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study (BEHHS), Omar Jamal, Ehimen Aneni, Lara Roberson, Sameer Shaharyar, Adnan Younus, Shozab Ali, Beatriz Rosell, Ebenezer Oni, Henry Guzman, Chen Ye, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Aziz, Janisse Post, Ricardo Cury, Jonathan Fialkow, Michael Ozner, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Emir Veledar, and Khurram Nasir

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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, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease in a Lean Population is Associated with Hypertension Independent of Metabolic Risk Factors, Adil Karim, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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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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ABI and stroke: action at a distance and a call to action, 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 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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Cardiometabolic risk is associated with atherosclerotic burden and prognosis: results from the partners coronary computed tomography angiography registry, Khurram Nasir

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Coronary artery calcium and physical fitness - the two best predictors of long-term survival, Khurram Nasir

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Coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomographic angiography is associated with intensification of preventive medical therapy and lower low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, Khurram Nasir

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Coronary computed tomography as a cost-effective test strategy for coronary artery disease assessment - a systematic review, Khurram Nasir

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Critical review of high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and coronary artery calcium for the guidance of statin allocation: head-to-head comparison of the JUPITER and St. Francis Heart Trials, Khurram Nasir

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Ethnic and sex differences in fatty liver on cardiac computed tomography: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Family history of coronary heart disease and the incidence and progression of coronary artery calcification: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Khurram Nasir

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Headed in the right direction but at risk for miscalculation: a critical appraisal of the 2013 ACC/AHA risk assessment guidelines, Khurram Nasir

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Heart Disease and Stroke Statistics-2015 Update: A Report From the American Heart Association, Khurram Nasir

High Cardiorespiratory Fitness Attenuates Risk of Short-Term Mortality After First Myocardial Infarction: The Henry Ford Hospital Exercise Testing (FIT) Project, Khurram Nasir

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Incremental prognostic value of coronary artery calcium score versus CT angiography among symptomatic patients without known coronary artery disease, Khurram Nasir

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Neck circumference is not associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in retired National Football League players, Khurram Nasir

Obesity With and Without Metabolic Syndrome - Association With Coronary Artery Disease and Adverse Cardiovascular Outcomes, Khurram Nasir

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Prognostic value of nonobstructive and obstructive coronary artery disease detected by coronary computed tomography angiography to identify cardiovascular events, Khurram Nasir

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Relation between playing position and coronary artery calcium scores in retired National Football League players, Khurram Nasir

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Relation between self-reported physical activity level, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk, Khurram Nasir

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Relation of thoracic aortic distensibility to left ventricular area (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA]), Khurram Nasir

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Short and lifetime cardiovascular risk estimates: same wine, different bottles. Do we have the COURAGE to abandon risk scores?, Khurram Nasir

The Association of Coronary Artery Calcium With Age-related Non-Cardiovascular Disease: The Importance of “Biologic Aging” From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (mesa), Khurram Nasir

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The new "intermediate risk" group: a comparative analysis of the new 2013 ACC/AHA risk assessment guidelines versus prior guidelines in men, Khurram Nasir

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Use of coronary artery calcium testing to guide aspirin utilization for primary prevention: estimates from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis, Khurram Nasir

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Utility of cardiovascular imaging to refine cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk assessment, Khurram Nasir

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Omega-3 Fatty Acid Blood Levels Clinical Significance Update, Khurram Nasir and Arthur Agatston

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Assessment of American Heart Association’s Ideal Cardiovascular Health Metrics Among Employees of Large Health Care Organization: the Baptist Health South Florida Employee Study, Khurram Nasir, Emir Veledar, Ehimen Aneni, Sankalp Das, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Don Parris, Leah Holzwarth, Henry Guzman, Theodore Feldman, Michael Ozner, Jonathan Fialkow, Bernie Fernandez, and Arthur Agatston

Staying Active Improves Insulin Resistance Independent of the Metabolic Syndrome and Obesity, Ebenezer Oni, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

Keep Moving, Your Health Depends On It: Impact of Improved Physical Activity and Weight Loss In a Wellness Program, Ebenezer Oni, Ehimen Aneni, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Henry Guzman, Sankalp Das, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Joseph Mora, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Beatriz Castillo, Lara Roberson, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

Abstract 19088: Independent Association of Lipoprotein Sub-fractions by Ion Mobility Analysis with Anthropometric and Ectopic Visceral fat on Cardiac CT Examinations in a High risk Population: The Baptist Employee Healthy Heart Study (BEHHS), Ebenezer Oni, Ehimen Aneni, Emir Veledar, Lara Roberson, Gagandeep Nagi, Sameer Shaharyar, Omar Jamal, Shozab Ali, Henry Guzman, Rehan Malik, Muhammad Aziz, Ricardo Cury, Jonathan Fialkow, Michael Ozner, Arthur Agatston, Janisse Post, Theodore Feldman, and Khurram Nasir

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Statin use is not associated with presence of and severity of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, Ebenezer Oni, Pragya Sinha, Adil Karim, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

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All-cause mortality in asymptomatic persons with extensive Agatston scores above 1000, J Patel, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

All Coronary Cases Should be Radial, Ramon Quesada

ASD: Indications and Technique of Closure, Ramon Quesada

Basic Technique of Transseptal Puncture, Ramon Quesada

Case Selection for TAVR, Ramon Quesada

Clinical Indications of CTO Recanalization, Ramon Quesada

Guide Catheter Selection and Manipulation from the Wrist, Ramon Quesada

Hemostasis & Radial Artery Occlusion, Ramon Quesada

How to Convert Your Access to the Radial Approach, Ramon Quesada

Improving Safety and Efficacy: LAA Closure Step by Step, Ramon Quesada

Integration of TAVR in Daily Practice, Ramon Quesada

LAA Closure: The Challenges of Complex Anatomy, Ramon Quesada

LAA Closure: What Is the Evidence?, Ramon Quesada

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Percutaneous mitral valve repair for mitral regurgitation in high-risk patients: results of the EVEREST II study, Ramon Quesada

Technique Vignette: Vascular Access and Adjunct Pharmacotherapy Considerations, Ramon Quesada

Tips and Tricks for Complex MitraClip Cases, Ramon Quesada

Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement: Review of Evidence, Ramon Quesada

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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, Thinh Tran, and Khurram Nasir

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The prevalence of the metabolically healthy obese phenotype in an aging population and its association with subclinical cardiovascular disease: The Brazilian study on healthy aging, Lara Roberson, Ehimen Aneni, Arthur Agatston, and Khurram Nasir

My Unlimited Health Potential: Short Term Effect of Participation in a Worksite Lifestyle Intervention Program on Significant Weight Loss and Eligibility Criteria for Bariatric Surgery Among High Risk Individuals, Lara Roberson, Ehimen Aneni, Sameer Shaharyar, Ebenezer Oni, Maribeth Rouseff, Thinh Tran, Henry Guzman, Sankalp Das, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Joseph Mora, Beatriz Castillo, Emir Veledar, Theodore Feldman, Arthur Agatston, Janisse Post, and Khurram Nasir

Abstract 327: Six months follow-up of “My Unlimited Potential”, A 12-week Worksite, Multi-Component, Lifestyle Intervention for Improving Cardiometabolic Health in High Risk Persons, Maribeth Rouseff, Ehimen Aneni, Thinh Tran, Josette Bou-Khalil, Joseph Mora, Henry Guzman, Sankalp Das, Doris Brown, Joann Santiago-Charles, Teresa Ochoa, Cynthia Gilliam, Virginia Lehn, Beatriz Castillo, Lara Roberson, Emir Veledar, Janisse Post, Khurram Nasir, and Angelica Ruiz