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CHRISTIE MITCHELL BALLANTYNE

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
Address6565 FANNIN STREET
HOUSTON TX 77030
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TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Molecular & Human Genetics
DivisionMolecular & Human Genetics

TitleProfessor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Molecular Physiology & Biophysics
DivisionMolecular Physiology & Biophysics

TitleAssistant Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Pediatrics
DivisionPediatrics-Leukocyte Biology


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  1. van Leeuwen EM, Smouter FA, Kam-Thong T, Karbalai N, Smith AV, Harris TB, Launer LJ, Sitlani CM, Li G, Brody JA, Bis JC, White CC, Jaiswal A, Oostra BA, Hofman A, Rivadeneira F, Uitterlinden AG, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM, Gudnason V, Psaty BM, Cupples LA, Järvelin MR, Ripatti S, Isaacs A, Müller-Myhsok B, Karssen LC, van Duijn CM. The Challenges of Genome-Wide Interaction Studies: Lessons to Learn from the Analysis of HDL Blood Levels. PLoS One. 2014; 9(10):e109290.
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  2. Pokharel Y, Basra S, Lincoln AE, Tucker AM, Nambi V, Nasir K, Vogel RA, Wong ND, Boone JL, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association of Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference with Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Retired NFL Players. South Med J. 2014 Oct; 107(10):633-9.
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  3. Soloviev DA, Hazen SL, Szpak D, Bledzka KM, Ballantyne CM, Plow EF, Pluskota E. Dual Role of the Leukocyte Integrin aMß2 in Angiogenesis. J Immunol. 2014 Nov 1; 193(9):4712-21.
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  4. Puri R, Nissen SE, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Sex-Related Differences of Coronary Atherosclerosis Regression Following Maximally Intensive Statin Therapy: Insights From SATURN. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Oct; 7(10):1013-22.
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  5. Puri R, Nissen SE, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Antiatherosclerotic effects of long-term maximally intensive statin therapy after acute coronary syndrome: insights from study of coronary atheroma by intravascular ultrasound: effect of rosuvastatin versus atorvastatin. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Nov; 34(11):2465-72.
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  6. Hsu JF, Chou TC, Lu J, Chen SH, Chen FY, Chen CC, Chen JL, Elayda M, Ballantyne CM, Shayani S, Chen CH. Low-density lipoprotein electronegativity is a novel cardiometabolic risk factor. PLoS One. 2014; 9(9):e107340.
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  7. Ababneh B, Rejjal L, Pokharel Y, Nambi V, Wang X, Tung CH, Han RI, Taylor AA, Kougias P, Lumsden AB, Lawrie G, Reardon M, Ballantyne CM, Morrisett JD, Brunner G. Distribution of calcification in carotid endarterectomy tissues: Comparison of micro-computed tomography imaging with histology. Vasc Med. 2014 Oct; 19(5):343-50.
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  8. Stegman B, Puri R, Cho L, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ. High-Intensity Statin Therapy Alters the Natural History of Diabetic Coronary Atherosclerosis: Insights From SATURN. Diabetes Care. 2014 Nov; 37(11):3114-20.
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  9. Selvin E, Lazo M, Chen Y, Shen L, Rubin J, McEvoy JW, Hoogeveen RC, Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J. Diabetes mellitus, prediabetes, and incidence of subclinical myocardial damage. Circulation. 2014 Oct 14; 130(16):1374-82.
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  10. Pokharel Y, Nambi V, Martin SS, Hoogeveen RC, Nasir K, Khera A, Wong ND, Jones PH, Boone J, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 mass and subclinical coronary and carotid atherosclerosis in Retired National Football League players. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Oct; 236(2):251-6.
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  11. Sinner MF, Stepas KA, Moser CB, Krijthe BP, Aspelund T, Sotoodehnia N, Fontes JD, Janssens AC, Kronmal RA, Magnani JW, Witteman JC, Chamberlain AM, Lubitz SA, Schnabel RB, Vasan RS, Wang TJ, Agarwal SK, McManus DD, Franco OH, Yin X, Larson MG, Burke GL, Launer LJ, Hofman A, Levy D, Gottdiener JS, Kääb S, Couper D, Harris TB, Astor BC, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Arai AE, Soliman EZ, Ellinor PT, Stricker BH, Gudnason V, Heckbert SR, Pencina MJ, Benjamin EJ, Alonso A. B-type natriuretic peptide and C-reactive protein in the prediction of atrial fibrillation risk: the CHARGE-AF Consortium of community-based cohort studies. Europace. 2014 Oct; 16(10):1426-33.
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  12. Morris PB, Ballantyne CM, Birtcher KK, Dunn SP, Urbina EM. Review of clinical practice guidelines for the management of LDL-related risk. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 15; 64(2):196-206.
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  13. Loss-of-function mutations in APOC3, triglycerides, and coronary disease. N Engl J Med. 2014 Jul 3; 371(1):22-31.
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  14. Lusk CM, Dyson G, Clark AG, Ballantyne CM, Frikke-Schmidt R, Tybjærg-Hansen A, Boerwinkle E, Sing CF. Validated context-dependent associations of coronary heart disease risk with genotype variation in the chromosome 9p21 region: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Hum Genet. 2014 Sep; 133(9):1105-16.
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  15. Matsushita K, Sang Y, Ballew SH, Astor BC, Hoogeveen RC, Solomon SD, Ballantyne CM, Woodward M, Coresh J. Cardiac and kidney markers for cardiovascular prediction in individuals with chronic kidney disease: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Aug; 34(8):1770-7.
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  16. Hira RS, Kennedy K, Jneid H, Alam M, Basra SS, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V, Chan PS, Virani SS. Frequency and Practice-Level Variation in Inappropriate and Nonrecommended Prasugrel Prescribing: Insights From the NCDR PINNACLE Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Jul 1; 63(25 Pt A):2876-7.
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  17. Davidson MH, Rosenson RS, Maki KC, Nicholls SJ, Ballantyne CM, Mazzone T, Carlson DM, Williams LA, Kelly MT, Camp HS, Lele A, Stolzenbach JC. Effects of Fenofibric Acid on Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Patients With Mixed Dyslipidemia on Atorvastatin Therapy: Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Study (FIRST). Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jun; 34(6):1298-306.
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  18. Querejeta Roca G, Redline S, Punjabi N, Claggett B, Ballantyne CM, Solomon SD, Shah AM. Reply: The Association between Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and N-Terminal Pro-B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Levels in Women. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2014 Apr 1; 189(7):869-70.
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  19. Schneider AL, Rawlings AM, Sharrett AR, Alonso A, Mosley TH, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Gottesman RF, Selvin E. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and cognitive function and dementia risk: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Eur Heart J. 2014 Jul 14; 35(27):1817-24.
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  20. Blom DJ, Hala T, Bolognese M, Lillestol MJ, Toth PD, Burgess L, Ceska R, Roth E, Koren MJ, Ballantyne CM, Monsalvo ML, Tsirtsonis K, Kim JB, Scott R, Wasserman SM, Stein EA. A 52-week placebo-controlled trial of evolocumab in hyperlipidemia. N Engl J Med. 2014 May 8; 370(19):1809-19.
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  21. Gao F, Ballantyne C, Ma L, Virani SS, Keinan A, Brautbar A. Rare LPL gene variants attenuate triglyceride reduction and HDL cholesterol increase in response to fenofibric acid therapy in individuals with mixed dyslipidemia. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Jun; 234(2):249-53.
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  22. Ma L, Ballantyne C, Brautbar A, Keinan A. Analysis of Multiple Association Studies Provides Evidence of an Expression QTL Hub in Gene-Gene Interaction Network Affecting HDL Cholesterol Levels. PLoS One. 2014; 9(3):e92469.
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  23. Ellis J, Lange EM, Li J, Dupuis J, Baumert J, Walston JD, Keating BJ, Durda P, Fox ER, Palmer CD, Meng YA, Young T, Farlow DN, Schnabel RB, Marzi CS, Larkin E, Martin LW, Bis JC, Auer P, Ramachandran VS, Gabriel SB, Willis MS, Pankow JS, Papanicolaou GJ, Rotter JI, Ballantyne CM, Gross MD, Lettre G, Wilson JG, Peters U, Koenig W, Tracy RP, Redline S, Reiner AP, Benjamin EJ, Lange LA. Large multiethnic Candidate Gene Study for C-reactive protein levels: identification of a novel association at CD36 in African Americans. Hum Genet. 2014 Aug; 133(8):985-95.
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  24. Pokharel Y, Macedo FY, Nambi V, Martin SS, Nasir K, Wong ND, Boone J, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Neck circumference is not associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in retired national football league players. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Jul; 37(7):402-7.
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  25. Ray KK, Kastelein JJ, Matthijs Boekholdt S, Nicholls SJ, Khaw KT, Ballantyne CM, Catapano AL, Reiner Z, Lüscher TF. The ACC/AHA 2013 guideline on the treatment of blood cholesterol to reduce atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in adults: the good the bad and the uncertain: a comparison with ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias 2011. Eur Heart J. 2014 Apr; 35(15):960-8.
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  26. Virani SS, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Decrease the incentives to order lipid panels-reply. JAMA Intern Med. 2014 Mar 1; 174(3):473-4.
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  27. Hoogeveen RC, Gaubatz JW, Sun W, Dodge RC, Crosby JR, Jiang J, Couper D, Virani SS, Kathiresan S, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Small Dense Low-Density Lipoprotein-Cholesterol Concentrations Predict Risk for Coronary Heart Disease: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 May; 34(5):1069-77.
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  28. Gore MO, Seliger SL, Defilippi CR, Nambi V, Christenson RH, Hashim IA, Hoogeveen RC, Ayers CR, Sun W, McGuire DK, Ballantyne CM, de Lemos JA. Age- and sex-dependent upper reference limits for the high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T assay. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 63(14):1441-8.
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  29. Lange LA, Hu Y, Zhang H, Xue C, Schmidt EM, Tang ZZ, Bizon C, Lange EM, Smith JD, Turner EH, Jun G, Kang HM, Peloso G, Auer P, Li KP, Flannick J, Zhang J, Fuchsberger C, Gaulton K, Lindgren C, Locke A, Manning A, Sim X, Rivas MA, Holmen OL, Gottesman O, Lu Y, Ruderfer D, Stahl EA, Duan Q, Li Y, Durda P, Jiao S, Isaacs A, Hofman A, Bis JC, Correa A, Griswold ME, Jakobsdottir J, Smith AV, Schreiner PJ, Feitosa MF, Zhang Q, Huffman JE, Crosby J, Wassel CL, Do R, Franceschini N, Martin LW, Robinson JG, Assimes TL, Crosslin DR, Rosenthal EA, Tsai M, Rieder MJ, Farlow DN, Folsom AR, Lumley T, Fox ER, Carlson CS, Peters U, Jackson RD, van Duijn CM, Uitterlinden AG, Levy D, Rotter JI, Taylor HA, Gudnason V, Siscovick DS, Fornage M, Borecki IB, Hayward C, Rudan I, Chen YE, Bottinger EP, Loos RJ, Sætrom P, Hveem K, Boehnke M, Groop L, McCarthy M, Meitinger T, Ballantyne CM, Gabriel SB, O'Donnell CJ, Post WS, North KE, Reiner AP, Boerwinkle E, Psaty BM, Altshuler D, Kathiresan S, Lin DY, Jarvik GP, Cupples LA, Kooperberg C, Wilson JG, Nickerson DA, Abecasis GR, Rich SS, Tracy RP, Willer CJ. Whole-Exome Sequencing Identifies Rare and Low-Frequency Coding Variants Associated with LDL Cholesterol. Am J Hum Genet. 2014 Feb 6; 94(2):233-45.
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  30. Folsom AR, Lutsey PL, Nambi V, Defilippi CR, Heckbert SR, Cushman M, Ballantyne CM. Troponin T, NT-proBNP, and venous thromboembolism: The Longitudinal Investigation of Thromboembolism Etiology (LITE). Vasc Med. 2014 Feb; 19(1):33-41.
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  31. Khan IM, Dai Perrard XY, Perrard JL, Mansoori A, Wayne Smith C, Wu H, Ballantyne CM. Attenuated adipose tissue and skeletal muscle inflammation in obese mice with combined CD4+ and CD8+ T cell deficiency. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Apr; 233(2):419-28.
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  32. Puri R, Libby P, Nissen SE, Wolski K, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Tuzcu EM, Nicholls SJ. Long-term effects of maximally intensive statin therapy on changes in coronary atheroma composition: insights from SATURN. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2014 Apr; 15(4):380-8.
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  33. Rogers PA, Daye J, Huang H, Blaustein A, Virani S, Alam M, Kumar A, Paniagua D, Kar B, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Deswal A, Jneid H. Revascularization improves mortality in elderly patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock. Int J Cardiol. 2014 Mar 1; 172(1):239-41.
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  34. O'Brien EC, Roe MT, Fraulo ES, Peterson ED, Ballantyne CM, Genest J, Gidding SS, Hammond E, Hemphill LC, Hudgins LC, Kindt I, Moriarty PM, Ross J, Underberg JA, Watson K, Pickhardt D, Rader DJ, Wilemon K, Knowles JW. Rationale and design of the familial hypercholesterolemia foundation CAscade SCreening for Awareness and DEtection of Familial Hypercholesterolemia registry. Am Heart J. 2014 Mar; 167(3):342-349.e17.
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  35. Tumova E, Sun W, Jones PH, Vrablik M, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC. The impact of rapid weight loss on oxidative stress markers and the expression of the metabolic syndrome in obese individuals. J Obes. 2013; 2013:729515.
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  36. Roca GQ, Redline S, Punjabi N, Claggett B, Ballantyne CM, Solomon SD, Shah AM. Sleep Apnea Is Associated with Subclinical Myocardial Injury in the Community. The ARIC-SHHS Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec 15; 188(12):1460-5.
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  37. Xu L, Ping F, Yin J, Xiao X, Xiang H, Ballantyne CM, Wu H, Li M. Elevated Plasma SPARC Levels Are Associated with Insulin Resistance, Dyslipidemia, and Inflammation in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. PLoS One. 2013; 8(12):e81615.
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  38. Bower JK, Pankow JS, Lazo M, Christenson E, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Halushka MK, Astor BC, Selvin E. Three-year variability in plasma concentrations of the soluble receptor for advanced glycation end products (sRAGE). Clin Biochem. 2014 Jan; 47(1-2):132-4.
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  39. Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Raya JL, Cain VA, Palmer MK, Karlson BW. Efficacy, safety and effect on biomarkers related to cholesterol and lipoprotein metabolism of rosuvastatin 10 or 20 mg plus ezetimibe 10 mg vs. simvastatin 40 or 80 mg plus ezetimibe 10 mg in high-risk patients: Results of the GRAVITY randomized study. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Jan; 232(1):86-93.
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  40. Jiang E, Perrard XD, Yang D, Khan IM, Perrard JL, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM, Wu H. Essential Role of CD11a in CD8+ T-Cell Accumulation and Activation in Adipose Tissue. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jan; 34(1):34-43.
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  41. Brunner G, Yang EY, Kumar A, Sun W, Virani SS, Negi SI, Murray T, Lin PH, Hoogeveen RC, Chen C, Dong JF, Kougias P, Taylor A, Lumsden AB, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Morrisett JD. The Effect of Lipid Modification on Peripheral Artery Disease after Endovascular Intervention Trial (ELIMIT). Atherosclerosis. 2013 Dec; 231(2):371-7.
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  42. Friedewald VE, Ballantyne CM, Bays HE, Jones PH. The editor's roundtable: hypertriglyceridemia. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 15; 112(8):1133-41.
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  43. Maxwell TJ, Ballantyne CM, Cheverud JM, Guild CS, Ndumele CE, Boerwinkle E. APOE Modulates the Correlation Between Triglycerides, Cholesterol, and CHD Through Pleiotropy, and Gene-by-Gene Interactions. Genetics. 2013 Dec; 195(4):1397-405.
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  44. Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Lee VV, Elayda M, Alam M, Huang HD, Wilson JM, Jneid H, Birnbaum Y, Deswal A, Farmer J, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between preoperative diuretic use and in-hospital outcomes after cardiac surgery. Cardiovasc Ther. 2013 Oct; 31(5):291-7.
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  45. Puri R, Nissen SE, Libby P, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. C-Reactive Protein, but not Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels, Associate With Coronary Atheroma Regression and Cardiovascular Events After Maximally Intensive Statin Therapy. Circulation. 2013 Nov 26; 128(22):2395-403.
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  46. Nambi V, Liu X, Chambless LE, de Lemos JA, Virani SS, Agarwal S, Boerwinkle E, Hoogeveen RC, Aguilar D, Astor BC, Srinivas PR, Deswal A, Mosley TH, Coresh J, Folsom AR, Heiss G, Ballantyne CM. Troponin T and N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic Peptide: a biomarker approach to predict heart failure risk--the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Clin Chem. 2013 Dec; 59(12):1802-10.
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  47. Whelton SP, Roy P, Astor BC, Zhang L, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J. Elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein as a risk marker of the attenuated relationship between serum cholesterol and cardiovascular events at older age. The ARIC Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Oct 1; 178(7):1076-84.
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  48. Virani SS, Woodard LD, Wang D, Chitwood SS, Landrum CR, Urech TH, Pietz K, Chen GJ, Hertz B, Murawsky J, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA. Correlates of repeat lipid testing in patients with coronary heart disease. JAMA Intern Med. 2013 Aug 12; 173(15):1439-44.
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  49. Virani SS, Lee VV, Brautbar A, Grove ML, Nambi V, Alam M, Elayda M, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in cholesteryl ester transfer protein gene and recurrent coronary heart disease or mortality in patients with established atherosclerosis. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Nov 1; 112(9):1287-92.
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  50. Puri R, Nissen SE, Shao M, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Coronary atheroma volume and cardiovascular events during maximally intensive statin therapy. Eur Heart J. 2013 Nov; 34(41):3182-90.
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  51. Dadu RT, Dodge R, Nambi V, Virani SS, Hoogeveen RC, Smith NL, Chen F, Pankow JS, Guild C, Tang WH, Boerwinkle E, Hazen SL, Ballantyne CM. Ceruloplasmin and heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Circ Heart Fail. 2013 Sep 1; 6(5):936-43.
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  52. Huggins GS, Papandonatos GD, Erar B, Belalcazar LM, Brautbar A, Ballantyne C, Kitabchi AE, Wagenknecht LE, Knowler WC, Pownall HJ, Wing RR, Peter I, McCaffery JM. Do genetic modifiers of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and triglyceride levels also modify their response to a lifestyle intervention in the setting of obesity and type-2 diabetes mellitus?: The Action for Health in Diabetes (Look AHEAD) study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Aug; 6(4):391-9.
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  53. Brinton EA, Ballantyne CM, Bays HE, Kastelein JJ, Braeckman RA, Soni PN. Effects of icosapent ethyl on lipid and inflammatory parameters in patients with diabetes mellitus-2, residual elevated triglycerides (200-500 mg/dL), and on statin therapy at LDL-C goal: the ANCHOR study. Cardiovasc Diabetol. 2013; 12:100.
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  54. Yaghootkar H, Lamina C, Scott RA, Dastani Z, Hivert MF, Warren LL, Stancáková A, Buxbaum SG, Lyytikäinen LP, Henneman P, Wu Y, Cheung CY, Pankow JS, Jackson AU, Gustafsson S, Zhao JH, Ballantyne CM, Xie W, Bergman RN, Boehnke M, el Bouazzaoui F, Collins FS, Dunn SH, Dupuis J, Forouhi NG, Gillson C, Hattersley AT, Hong J, Kähönen M, Kuusisto J, Kedenko L, Kronenberg F, Doria A, Assimes TL, Ferrannini E, Hansen T, Hao K, Häring H, Knowles JW, Lindgren CM, Nolan JJ, Paananen J, Pedersen O, Quertermous T, Smith U. Mendelian randomization studies do not support a causal role for reduced circulating adiponectin levels in insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes. 2013 Oct; 62(10):3589-98.
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  55. Huang HD, Alam M, Hamzeh I, Virani S, Deswal A, Aguilar D, Rogers P, Kougias P, Birnbaum Y, Paniagua D, Kar B, Ballantyne C, Bozkurt B, Jneid H. Patients with severe chronic kidney disease benefit from early revascularization after acute coronary syndrome. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Oct 9; 168(4):3741-6.
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  56. Matsushita K, Williams EK, Mongraw-Chaffin ML, Coresh J, Schmidt MI, Brancati FL, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Young JH. The association of plasma lactate with incident cardiovascular outcomes: the ARIC Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Aug 1; 178(3):401-9.
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  57. Luft VC, Schmidt MI, Pankow JS, Couper D, Ballantyne CM, Young JH, Duncan BB. Chronic inflammation role in the obesity-diabetes association: a case-cohort study. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2013; 5(1):31.
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  58. Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH, Macdougall DE, Bays HE, Dicarlo LA, Rosenberg NL, Margulies J, Newton RS. Efficacy and safety of a novel dual modulator of adenosine triphosphate-citrate lyase and adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase in patients with hypercholesterolemia: results of a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Sep 24; 62(13):1154-62.
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  59. Folsom AR, Lutsey PL, Roetker NS, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Rosamond WD, Cushman M. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and venous thromboembolism: a prospective study. Thromb Res. 2013 Jul; 132(1):44-6.
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  60. Yang EY, Brunner G, Dokainish H, Hartley CJ, Taffet G, Lakkis N, Taylor AA, Misra A, McCulloch ML, Morrisett JD, Virani SS, Ballantyne CM, Nagueh SF, Nambi V. Application of speckle-tracking in the evaluation of carotid artery function in subjects with hypertension and diabetes. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2013 Aug; 26(8):901-909.e1.
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  61. Lazo M, Young JH, Brancati FL, Coresh J, Whelton S, Ndumele CE, Hoogeveen R, Ballantyne CM, Selvin E. NH2-terminal pro-brain natriuretic peptide and risk of diabetes. Diabetes. 2013 Sep; 62(9):3189-93.
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  62. Luft VC, Pereira M, Pankow JS, Ballantyne C, Couper D, Heiss G, Duncan BB. Retinol binding protein 4 and incident diabetes - the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study (ARIC Study). Rev Bras Epidemiol. 2013 Jun; 16(2):388-97.
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  63. Wooten JS, Nambi P, Gillard BK, Pownall HJ, Coraza I, Scott LW, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Balasubramanyam A. Intensive lifestyle modification reduces Lp-PLA2 in dyslipidemic HIV/HAART patients. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2013 Jun; 45(6):1043-50.
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  64. Vasudevan M, Tchoua U, Gillard BK, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ. Modest diet-induced weight loss reduces macrophage cholesterol efflux to plasma of patients with metabolic syndrome. J Clin Lipidol. 2013 Nov-Dec; 7(6):661-70.
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  65. Ballantyne CM, Braeckman RA, Soni PN. Icosapent ethyl for the treatment of hypertriglyceridemia. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2013 Jul; 14(10):1409-16.
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  66. Dadu RT, Fornage M, Virani SS, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Boerwinkle E, Alonso A, Gottesman RF, Mosley TH, Ballantyne CM. Cardiovascular biomarkers and subclinical brain disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Stroke. 2013 Jul; 44(7):1803-8.
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  67. Puri R, Nissen SE, Ballantyne CM, Barter PJ, Chapman MJ, Erbel R, Libby P, Raichlen JS, St John J, Wolski K, Uno K, Kataoka Y, Nicholls SJ. Factors underlying regression of coronary atheroma with potent statin therapy. Eur Heart J. 2013 Jun; 34(24):1818-25.
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  68. Alam M, Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Ahmad W, Shahzad SA, Jneid H, Birnbaum Y, Kleiman NS, Coselli JS, Ballantyne CM, Lakkis N, Virani SS. Comparison by meta-analysis of mortality after isolated coronary artery bypass grafting in women versus men. Am J Cardiol. 2013 Aug 1; 112(3):309-17.
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  69. Belalcazar LM, Haffner SM, Lang W, Hoogeveen RC, Rushing J, Schwenke DC, Tracy RP, Pi-Sunyer FX, Kriska AM, Ballantyne CM. Lifestyle intervention and/or statins for the reduction of C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes: from the look AHEAD study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 May; 21(5):944-50.
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  70. Brautbar A, Barbalic M, Chen F, Belmont J, Virani SS, Scherer S, Hegele RA, Ballantyne CM. Rare APOA5 promoter variants associated with paradoxical HDL cholesterol decrease in response to fenofibric acid therapy. J Lipid Res. 2013 Jul; 54(7):1980-7.
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  71. Nambi V, Brunner G, Ballantyne CM. Ultrasound in cardiovascular risk prediction: don't forget the plaque! J Am Heart Assoc. 2013 Apr; 2(2):e000180.
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  72. Robinson JG, Ballantyne CM, Hsueh WA, Rosen JB, Lin J, Shah AK, Tomassini JE, Lowe RS, Tershakovec AM. Age, abdominal obesity, and baseline high-sensitivity C-reactive protein are associated with low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B responses to ezetimibe/simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with metabolic syndrome. J Clin Lipidol. 2013 Jul-Aug; 7(4):292-303.
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  201. Nambi V, Kimball KT, Bray PF, Bergeron AL, Johnson SL, Morrisett JD, Chen C, Lin PH, Lumsden AB, Ballantyne CM, Dong JF. Differences in responses of platelets to fluid shear stress in patients with peripheral artery disease (PAD) and coronary artery disease (CAD). Platelets. 2009 May; 20(3):199-205.
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  202. Brautbar A, Ballantyne CM, Lawson K, Nambi V, Chambless L, Folsom AR, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E. Impact of adding a single allele in the 9p21 locus to traditional risk factors on reclassification of coronary heart disease risk and implications for lipid-modifying therapy in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2009 Jun; 2(3):279-85.
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  203. Hlatky MA, Greenland P, Arnett DK, Ballantyne CM, Criqui MH, Elkind MS, Go AS, Harrell FE, Hong Y, Howard BV, Howard VJ, Hsue PY, Kramer CM, McConnell JP, Normand SL, O'Donnell CJ, Smith SC, Wilson PW. Criteria for evaluation of novel markers of cardiovascular risk: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2009 May 5; 119(17):2408-16.
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  204. Breslow NE, Lumley T, Ballantyne CM, Chambless LE, Kulich M. Using the whole cohort in the analysis of case-cohort data. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Jun 1; 169(11):1398-405.
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  205. Monda KL, Ballantyne CM, North KE. Longitudinal impact of physical activity on lipid profiles in middle-aged adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. J Lipid Res. 2009 Aug; 50(8):1685-91.
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  206. Bang H, Mazumdar M, Newman G, Bomback AS, Ballantyne CM, Jaffe AS, August PA, Kshirsagar AV. Screening for kidney disease in vascular patients: SCreening for Occult REnal Disease (SCORED) experience. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2009 Aug; 24(8):2452-7.
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  207. Chen SN, Ballantyne CM, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. The 9p21 susceptibility locus for coronary artery disease and the severity of coronary atherosclerosis. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2009; 9:3.
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  208. Virani SS, Nambi V, Lee VV, Elayda MA, Pan W, Petersen LA, Wilson JM, Willerson JT, Ballantyne CM. Obesity: an independent predictor of in-hospital postoperative renal insufficiency among patients undergoing cardiac surgery? Tex Heart Inst J. 2009; 36(6):540-5.
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  209. Goldberg AC, Bays HE, Ballantyne CM, Kelly MT, Buttler SM, Setze CM, Sleep DJ, Stolzenbach JC. Efficacy and safety of ABT-335 (fenofibric acid) in combination with atorvastatin in patients with mixed dyslipidemia. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Feb 15; 103(4):515-22.
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  211. Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Chambless L, Hu Y, Bang H, Coresh J, Ni H, Boerwinkle E, Mosley T, Sharrett R, Folsom AR, Ballantyne CM. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein improve the stratification of ischemic stroke risk in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Stroke. 2009 Feb; 40(2):376-81.
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  212. Choi EY, Chavakis E, Czabanka MA, Langer HF, Fraemohs L, Economopoulou M, Kundu RK, Orlandi A, Zheng YY, Prieto DA, Ballantyne CM, Constant SL, Aird WC, Papayannopoulou T, Gahmberg CG, Udey MC, Vajkoczy P, Quertermous T, Dimmeler S, Weber C, Chavakis T. Del-1, an endogenous leukocyte-endothelial adhesion inhibitor, limits inflammatory cell recruitment. Science. 2008 Nov 14; 322(5904):1101-4.
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  213. Vaduganathan M, Alviar CL, Arikan ME, Tellez A, Guthikonda S, DeLao T, Granada JF, Kleiman NS, Ballantyne CM, Lev EI. Platelet reactivity and response to aspirin in subjects with the metabolic syndrome. Am Heart J. 2008 Nov; 156(5):1002.e1-1002.e7.
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  214. Paolini JF, Bays HE, Ballantyne CM, Davidson M, Pasternak R, Maccubbin D, Norquist JM, Lai E, Waters MG, Kuznetsova O, Sisk CM, Mitchel YB. Extended-release niacin/laropiprant: reducing niacin-induced flushing to better realize the benefit of niacin in improving cardiovascular risk factors. Cardiol Clin. 2008 Nov; 26(4):547-60.
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  215. Pearson TA, Ballantyne CM, Veltri E, Shah A, Bird S, Lin J, Rosenberg E, Tershakovec AM. Pooled analyses of effects on C-reactive protein and low density lipoprotein cholesterol in placebo-controlled trials of ezetimibe monotherapy or ezetimibe added to baseline statin therapy. Am J Cardiol. 2009 Feb 1; 103(3):369-74.
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  216. Yan Y, North KE, Ballantyne CM, Brancati FL, Chambless LE, Franceschini N, Heiss G, Kottgen A, Pankow JS, Selvin E, West SL, Boerwinkle E. Transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) polymorphism and context-specific risk of type 2 diabetes in African American and Caucasian adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Diabetes. 2009 Jan; 58(1):285-9.
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  217. Thakker GD, Frangogiannis NG, Zymek PT, Sharma S, Raya JL, Barger PM, Taegtmeyer H, Entman ML, Ballantyne CM. Increased myocardial susceptibility to repetitive ischemia with high-fat diet-induced obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2008 Dec; 16(12):2593-600.
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  218. Crawford SO, Ambrose MS, Hoogeveen RC, Brancati FL, Ballantyne CM, Young JH. Association of lactate with blood pressure before and after rapid weight loss. Am J Hypertens. 2008 Dec; 21(12):1337-42.
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  219. Virani SS, Nambi V, Lee VV, Elayda M, Reul RM, Wilson JM, Ballantyne CM. Does preoperative statin therapy improve outcomes in patients undergoing isolated cardiac valve surgery? Am J Cardiol. 2008 Nov 1; 102(9):1235-9.
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  220. Ballantyne CM, Raichlen JS, Cain VA. Statin therapy alters the relationship between apolipoprotein B and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol targets in high-risk patients: the MERCURY II (Measuring Effective Reductions in Cholesterol Using Rosuvastatin) trial. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Aug 19; 52(8):626-32.
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  221. Balasubramanyam A, Rao S, Misra R, Sekhar RV, Ballantyne CM. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated risk factors in Asian Indians. J Immigr Minor Health. 2008 Aug; 10(4):313-23.
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  222. Steinberg BA, Bhatt DL, Mehta S, Poole-Wilson PA, O'Hagan P, Montalescot G, Ballantyne CM, Cannon CP. Nine-year trends in achievement of risk factor goals in the US and European outpatients with cardiovascular disease. Am Heart J. 2008 Oct; 156(4):719-27.
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  223. Pluskota E, Woody NM, Szpak D, Ballantyne CM, Soloviev DA, Simon DI, Plow EF. Expression, activation, and function of integrin alphaMbeta2 (Mac-1) on neutrophil-derived microparticles. Blood. 2008 Sep 15; 112(6):2327-35.
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  224. Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH, McKenney J, Keller LH, Bajorunas DR, Karas RH. Comparison of the safety and efficacy of a combination tablet of niacin extended release and simvastatin vs simvastatin monotherapy in patients with increased non-HDL cholesterol (from the SEACOAST I study). Am J Cardiol. 2008 May 15; 101(10):1428-36.
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  225. Mohler ER, Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH, Hanefeld M, Ruilope LM, Johnson JL, Zalewski A. The effect of darapladib on plasma lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity and cardiovascular biomarkers in patients with stable coronary heart disease or coronary heart disease risk equivalent: the results of a multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2008 Apr 29; 51(17):1632-41.
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  226. Lee SH, Prince JE, Rais M, Kheradmand F, Ballantyne CM, Weitz-Schmidt G, Smith CW, Corry DB. Developmental control of integrin expression regulates Th2 effector homing. J Immunol. 2008 Apr 1; 180(7):4656-67.
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  227. Klos K, Shimmin L, Ballantyne C, Boerwinkle E, Clark A, Coresh J, Hanis C, Liu K, Sayre S, Hixson J. APOE/C1/C4/C2 hepatic control region polymorphism influences plasma apoE and LDL cholesterol levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2008 Jul 1; 17(13):2039-46.
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  228. Ballantyne CM, Raichlen JS, Nicholls SJ, Erbel R, Tardif JC, Brener SJ, Cain VA, Nissen SE. Effect of rosuvastatin therapy on coronary artery stenoses assessed by quantitative coronary angiography: a study to evaluate the effect of rosuvastatin on intravascular ultrasound-derived coronary atheroma burden. Circulation. 2008 May 13; 117(19):2458-66.
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  229. Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Braun MC, Coresh J, Mosley TH, Boerwinkle E. Association of the complement factor H Y402H polymorphism with cardiovascular disease is dependent upon hypertension status: The ARIC study. Am J Hypertens. 2008 May; 21(5):533-8.
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  230. Phillipson M, Kaur J, Colarusso P, Ballantyne CM, Kubes P. Endothelial domes encapsulate adherent neutrophils and minimize increases in vascular permeability in paracellular and transcellular emigration. PLoS One. 2008; 3(2):e1649.
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  231. Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH, McKenney JM, Keller LH, Bajorunas DR, Karas RH. Comparison of the efficacy and safety of a combination tablet of niacin extended-release and simvastatin with simvastatin 80 mg monotherapy: the SEACOAST II (high-dose) study. J Clin Lipidol. 2008 Apr; 2(2):79-90.
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  232. Chamberlain AM, Folsom AR, Schreiner PJ, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Low-density lipoprotein and high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in relation to genetic polymorphisms and menopausal status: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Oct; 200(2):322-8.
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  233. Choi EY, Orlova VV, Fagerholm SC, Nurmi SM, Zhang L, Ballantyne CM, Gahmberg CG, Chavakis T. Regulation of LFA-1-dependent inflammatory cell recruitment by Cbl-b and 14-3-3 proteins. Blood. 2008 Apr 1; 111(7):3607-14.
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  234. Nambi V, Morrison AC, Hoogeveen RC, Coresh J, Miles S, Rhodes CE, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle BE, Ballantyne CM. Matrix metalloproteinase-1 and tissue inhibitors do not predict incident coronary artery disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study. Tex Heart Inst J. 2008; 35(4):388-94.
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  235. Kshirsagar AV, Bomback AS, Bang H, Gerber LM, Vupputuri S, Shoham DA, Mazumdar M, Ballantyne CM, Paparello JJ, Klemmer PJ. Association of C-reactive protein and microalbuminuria (from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, 1999 to 2004). Am J Cardiol. 2008 Feb 1; 101(3):401-6.
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  236. Paolini JF, Mitchel YB, Reyes R, Kher U, Lai E, Watson DJ, Norquist JM, Meehan AG, Bays HE, Davidson M, Ballantyne CM. Effects of laropiprant on nicotinic acid-induced flushing in patients with dyslipidemia. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Mar 1; 101(5):625-30.
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  237. Stein EA, Ballantyne CM, Windler E, Sirnes PA, Sussekov A, Yigit Z, Seper C, Gimpelewicz CR. Efficacy and tolerability of fluvastatin XL 80 mg alone, ezetimibe alone, and the combination of fluvastatin XL 80 mg with ezetimibe in patients with a history of muscle-related side effects with other statins. Am J Cardiol. 2008 Feb 15; 101(4):490-6.
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  238. Virani SS, Nambi V, Razavi M, Lee VV, Elayda M, Wilson JM, Ballantyne CM. Preoperative statin therapy is not associated with a decrease in the incidence of postoperative atrial fibrillation in patients undergoing cardiac surgery. Am Heart J. 2008 Mar; 155(3):541-6.
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  239. Virani SS, Ballantyne CM. How to identify patients with vulnerable plaques. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2008 Sep; 10(10):824-33.
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  240. Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Fuchs FD, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. Relationship of alcohol consumption and type of alcoholic beverage consumed with plasma lipid levels: differences between Whites and African Americans of the ARIC study. Ann Epidemiol. 2008 Feb; 18(2):101-7.
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  241. Stein EA, Amerena J, Ballantyne CM, Brice E, Farnier M, Guthrie RM, Harats D, Ma PT, Le Maulf F, Melezínková H, Gold A, Sager P. Long-term efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin 40 mg in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Nov 1; 100(9):1387-96.
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  242. Mikhailidis DP, Sibbring GC, Ballantyne CM, Davies GM, Catapano AL. Meta-analysis of the cholesterol-lowering effect of ezetimibe added to ongoing statin therapy. Curr Med Res Opin. 2007 Aug; 23(8):2009-26.
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  243. Volcik K, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. Interaction effects of high-density lipoprotein metabolism gene variation and alcohol consumption on coronary heart disease risk: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. J Stud Alcohol Drugs. 2007 Jul; 68(4):485-92.
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  244. Vigo A, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Couper D, Heiss G, Pankow JS, Ballantyne CM. Glutamic acid decarboxylase antibodies are indicators of the course, but not of the onset, of diabetes in middle-aged adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Braz J Med Biol Res. 2007 Jul; 40(7):933-41.
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  245. Hart Sailors ML, Folsom AR, Ballantyne CM, Hoelscher DM, Jackson AS, Linda Kao WH, Pankow JS, Bray MS. Genetic variation and decreased risk for obesity in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2007 Jul; 9(4):548-57.
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  246. Ballantyne CM. Increasing prevalence of obesity and clustered cardiometabolic risk: can treatment of the underlying cause reverse the trends? Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2007 Jun; 6(2):41-5.
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  247. Steinberg BA, Ballantyne CM, Bhatt DL, Montalescot G, Mehta S, O'Hagan P, Poole-Wilson PA, Cannon CP. An annual, prospective, international study of outpatients with cardiovascular disease or risk factors: design and methods of the CardioMonitor registry. Crit Pathw Cardiol. 2007 Jun; 6(2):72-5.
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  248. Pearson T, Ballantyne C, Sisk C, Shah A, Veltri E, Maccubbin D. Comparison of effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin versus simvastatin versus atorvastatin in reducing C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. Am J Cardiol. 2007 Jun 15; 99(12):1706-1713.
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  249. Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J, Folsom AR, Boerwinkle E. Specific P-selectin and P-selectin glycoprotein ligand-1 genotypes/haplotypes are associated with risk of incident CHD and ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Atherosclerosis. 2007 Nov; 195(1):e76-82.
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  250. Lumsden AB, Rice TW, Chen C, Zhou W, Lin PH, Bray P, Morrisett J, Nambi V, Ballantyne C. Peripheral arterial occlusive disease: magnetic resonance imaging and the role of aggressive medical management. World J Surg. 2007 Apr; 31(4):695-704.
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  251. Kohsaka S, Volcik KA, Folsom AR, Wu KK, Ballantyne CM, Willerson JT, Boerwinkle E. Increased risk of incident stroke associated with the cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2) G-765C polymorphism in African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Feb; 196(2):926-30.
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  252. Wu H, Ghosh S, Perrard XD, Feng L, Garcia GE, Perrard JL, Sweeney JF, Peterson LE, Chan L, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. T-cell accumulation and regulated on activation, normal T cell expressed and secreted upregulation in adipose tissue in obesity. Circulation. 2007 Feb 27; 115(8):1029-38.
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  253. Jehn ML, Guallar E, Clark JM, Couper D, Duncan BB, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Harris ZL, Pankow JS. A prospective study of plasma ferritin level and incident diabetes: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 May 1; 165(9):1047-54.
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  254. Orlova VV, Choi EY, Xie C, Chavakis E, Bierhaus A, Ihanus E, Ballantyne CM, Gahmberg CG, Bianchi ME, Nawroth PP, Chavakis T. A novel pathway of HMGB1-mediated inflammatory cell recruitment that requires Mac-1-integrin. EMBO J. 2007 Feb 21; 26(4):1129-39.
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  255. Pankow JS, Kwan DK, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Couper DJ, Golden S, Ballantyne CM. Cardiometabolic risk in impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetes Care. 2007 Feb; 30(2):325-31.
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  256. Collaborative meta-analysis of individual participant data from observational studies of Lp-PLA2 and cardiovascular diseases. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil. 2007 Feb; 14(1):3-11.
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  257. Ballantyne CM, Weiss R, Moccetti T, Vogt A, Eber B, Sosef F, Duffield E. Efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin 40 mg alone or in combination with ezetimibe in patients at high risk of cardiovascular disease (results from the EXPLORER study). Am J Cardiol. 2007 Mar 1; 99(5):673-80.
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  258. Nettleton JA, Steffen LM, Ballantyne CM, Boerwinkle E, Folsom AR. Associations between HDL-cholesterol and polymorphisms in hepatic lipase and lipoprotein lipase genes are modified by dietary fat intake in African American and White adults. Atherosclerosis. 2007 Oct; 194(2):e131-40.
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  259. Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Bang H, Heiss G, Duncan BB, Folsom AR, Pankow JS. Circulating oxidised low-density lipoprotein and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetologia. 2007 Jan; 50(1):36-42.
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  260. Phillipson M, Heit B, Colarusso P, Liu L, Ballantyne CM, Kubes P. Intraluminal crawling of neutrophils to emigration sites: a molecularly distinct process from adhesion in the recruitment cascade. J Exp Med. 2006 Nov 27; 203(12):2569-75.
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  261. Yang CY, Chen HH, Huang MT, Raya JL, Yang JH, Chen CH, Gaubatz JW, Pownall HJ, Taylor AA, Ballantyne CM, Jenniskens FA, Smith CV. Pro-apoptotic low-density lipoprotein subfractions in type II diabetes. Atherosclerosis. 2007 Aug; 193(2):283-91.
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  262. Abe Y, Fornage M, Yang CY, Bui-Thanh NA, Wise V, Chen HH, Rangaraj G, Ballantyne CM. L5, the most electronegative subfraction of plasma LDL, induces endothelial vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 and CXC chemokines, which mediate mononuclear leukocyte adhesion. Atherosclerosis. 2007 May; 192(1):56-66.
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  263. Catapano AL, Davidson MH, Ballantyne CM, Brady WE, Gazzara RA, Tomassini JE, Tershakovec AM. Lipid-altering efficacy of the ezetimibe/simvastatin single tablet versus rosuvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients. Curr Med Res Opin. 2006 Oct; 22(10):2041-53.
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  264. Samson SL, Pownall HJ, Scott LW, Ballantyne CM, Smith EO, Sekhar RV, Balasubramanyam A. Heart positive: design of a randomized controlled clinical trial of intensive lifestyle intervention, niacin and fenofibrate for HIV lipodystrophy/dyslipidemia. Contemp Clin Trials. 2006 Dec; 27(6):518-30.
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  265. Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Vigo A, Pankow JS, Couper D, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Heiss G. Leptin and incident type 2 diabetes: risk or protection? Diabetologia. 2006 Sep; 49(9):2086-96.
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  266. Folsom AR, Chambless LE, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J, Heiss G, Wu KK, Boerwinkle E, Mosley TH, Sorlie P, Diao G, Sharrett AR. An assessment of incremental coronary risk prediction using C-reactive protein and other novel risk markers: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Arch Intern Med. 2006 Jul 10; 166(13):1368-73.
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  267. Rifai N, Ballantyne CM, Cushman M, Levy D, Myers GL. Point: high-sensitivity C-reactive protein and cardiac C-reactive protein assays: is there a need to differentiate? Clin Chem. 2006 Jul; 52(7):1254-6.
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  268. Volcik KA, Barkley RA, Hutchinson RG, Mosley TH, Heiss G, Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM, Boerwinkle E. Apolipoprotein E polymorphisms predict low density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and carotid artery wall thickness but not incident coronary heart disease in 12,491 ARIC study participants. Am J Epidemiol. 2006 Aug 15; 164(4):342-8.
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  269. Thakker GD, Frangogiannis NG, Bujak M, Zymek P, Gaubatz JW, Reddy AK, Taffet G, Michael LH, Entman ML, Ballantyne CM. Effects of diet-induced obesity on inflammation and remodeling after myocardial infarction. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2006 Nov; 291(5):H2504-14.
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  270. Ballantyne CM, Bertolami M, Hernandez Garcia HR, Nul D, Stein EA, Theroux P, Weiss R, Cain VA, Raichlen JS. Achieving LDL cholesterol, non-HDL cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B target levels in high-risk patients: Measuring Effective Reductions in Cholesterol Using Rosuvastatin therapY (MERCURY) II. Am Heart J. 2006 May; 151(5):975.e1-9.
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  271. Ghosh S, Chackerian AA, Parker CM, Ballantyne CM, Behar SM. The LFA-1 adhesion molecule is required for protective immunity during pulmonary Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. J Immunol. 2006 Apr 15; 176(8):4914-22.
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  272. Nissen SE, Nicholls SJ, Sipahi I, Libby P, Raichlen JS, Ballantyne CM, Davignon J, Erbel R, Fruchart JC, Tardif JC, Schoenhagen P, Crowe T, Cain V, Wolski K, Goormastic M, Tuzcu EM. Effect of very high-intensity statin therapy on regression of coronary atherosclerosis: the ASTEROID trial. JAMA. 2006 Apr 5; 295(13):1556-65.
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  273. Jelesoff NE, Ballantyne CM, Xydakis AM, Chiou P, Jones PH, Guyton JR. Effectiveness and tolerability of adding ezetimibe to niacin-based regimens for treatment of primary hyperlipidemia. Endocr Pract. 2006 Mar-Apr; 12(2):159-64.
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  274. Barter PJ, Ballantyne CM, Carmena R, Castro Cabezas M, Chapman MJ, Couture P, de Graaf J, Durrington PN, Faergeman O, Frohlich J, Furberg CD, Gagne C, Haffner SM, Humphries SE, Jungner I, Krauss RM, Kwiterovich P, Marcovina S, Packard CJ, Pearson TA, Reddy KS, Rosenson R, Sarrafzadegan N, Sniderman AD, Stalenhoef AF, Stein E, Talmud PJ, Tonkin AM, Walldius G, Williams KM. Apo B versus cholesterol in estimating cardiovascular risk and in guiding therapy: report of the thirty-person/ten-country panel. J Intern Med. 2006 Mar; 259(3):247-58.
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  275. Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Bang H, Coresh J, Folsom AR, Chambless LE, Myerson M, Wu KK, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, high-sensitivity C-reactive protein, and risk for incident ischemic stroke in middle-aged men and women in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Arch Intern Med. 2005 Nov 28; 165(21):2479-84.
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  276. Abe Y, Bui-Thanh NA, Ballantyne CM, Burns AR. Extra domain A and type III connecting segment of fibronectin in assembly and cleavage. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005 Dec 23; 338(3):1640-7.
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  277. Vasudevan AR, Wu H, Xydakis AM, Jones PH, Smith EO, Sweeney JF, Corry DB, Ballantyne CM. Eotaxin and obesity. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2006 Jan; 91(1):256-61.
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  278. Sturgeon JD, Folsom AR, Bray MS, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM. Apolipoprotein E genotype and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Stroke. 2005 Nov; 36(11):2484-6.
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  279. Fordis M, King JE, Ballantyne CM, Jones PH, Schneider KH, Spann SJ, Greenberg SB, Greisinger AJ. Comparison of the instructional efficacy of Internet-based CME with live interactive CME workshops: a randomized controlled trial. JAMA. 2005 Sep 7; 294(9):1043-51.
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  280. Stalenhoef AF, Ballantyne CM, Sarti C, Murin J, Tonstad S, Rose H, Wilpshaar W. A comparative study with rosuvastatin in subjects with metabolic syndrome: results of the COMETS study. Eur Heart J. 2005 Dec; 26(24):2664-72.
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  281. Volcik KA, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J, Folsom AR, Wu KK, Boerwinkle E. P-selectin Thr715Pro polymorphism predicts P-selectin levels but not risk of incident coronary heart disease or ischemic stroke in a cohort of 14595 participants: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Atherosclerosis. 2006 May; 186(1):74-9.
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  282. Davidson MH, Maki KC, Pearson TA, Pasternak RC, Deedwania PC, McKenney JM, Fonarow GC, Maron DJ, Ansell BJ, Clark LT, Ballantyne CM. Results of the National Cholesterol Education (NCEP) Program Evaluation ProjecT Utilizing Novel E-Technology (NEPTUNE) II survey and implications for treatment under the recent NCEP Writing Group recommendations. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Aug 15; 96(4):556-63.
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  283. Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Bang H, Pankow JS, Ballantyne CM, Golden SH, Folsom AR, Chambless LE. Identifying individuals at high risk for diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Diabetes Care. 2005 Aug; 28(8):2013-8.
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  284. Liu MY, Xydakis AM, Hoogeveen RC, Jones PH, Smith EO, Nelson KW, Ballantyne CM. Multiplexed analysis of biomarkers related to obesity and the metabolic syndrome in human plasma, using the Luminex-100 system. Clin Chem. 2005 Jul; 51(7):1102-9.
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  285. Ballantyne C, Arroll B, Shepherd J. Lipids and CVD management: towards a global consensus. Eur Heart J. 2005 Nov; 26(21):2224-31.
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  286. Chen SN, Ballantyne CM, Gotto AM, Tan Y, Willerson JT, Marian AJ. A common PCSK9 haplotype, encompassing the E670G coding single nucleotide polymorphism, is a novel genetic marker for plasma low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels and severity of coronary atherosclerosis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 May 17; 45(10):1611-9.
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  287. Hoogeveen RC, Morrison A, Boerwinkle E, Miles JS, Rhodes CE, Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM. Plasma MCP-1 level and risk for peripheral arterial disease and incident coronary heart disease: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Atherosclerosis. 2005 Dec; 183(2):301-7.
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  288. Watts GM, Beurskens FJ, Martin-Padura I, Ballantyne CM, Klickstein LB, Brenner MB, Lee DM. Manifestations of inflammatory arthritis are critically dependent on LFA-1. J Immunol. 2005 Mar 15; 174(6):3668-75.
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  289. Ballantyne CM, Abate N, Yuan Z, King TR, Palmisano J. Dose-comparison study of the combination of ezetimibe and simvastatin (Vytorin) versus atorvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: the Vytorin Versus Atorvastatin (VYVA) study. Am Heart J. 2005 Mar; 149(3):464-73.
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  290. Kullo IJ, Ballantyne CM. Conditional risk factors for atherosclerosis. Mayo Clin Proc. 2005 Feb; 80(2):219-30.
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  291. Wu AH, Ballantyne CM, Short BC, Torre-Amione G, Young JB, Ventura HO, Eisen HJ, Radovancevic B, Rayburn BK, Lake KD, Yancy CW, Taylor DO, Mehra MR, Kubo SH, Fishbein DP, Zhao XQ, O'Brien KD. Statin use and risks of death or fatal rejection in the Heart Transplant Lipid Registry. Am J Cardiol. 2005 Feb 1; 95(3):367-72.
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  292. McNeill AM, Rosamond WD, Girman CJ, Golden SH, Schmidt MI, East HE, Ballantyne CM, Heiss G. The metabolic syndrome and 11-year risk of incident cardiovascular disease in the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Diabetes Care. 2005 Feb; 28(2):385-90.
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  293. Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM. PLAC test for identification of individuals at increased risk for coronary heart disease. Expert Rev Mol Diagn. 2005 Jan; 5(1):9-14.
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  294. Ren B, McCrory MA, Pass C, Bullard DC, Ballantyne CM, Xu Y, Briles DE, Szalai AJ. The virulence function of Streptococcus pneumoniae surface protein A involves inhibition of complement activation and impairment of complement receptor-mediated protection. J Immunol. 2004 Dec 15; 173(12):7506-12.
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  295. McNeill AM, Rosamond WD, Girman CJ, Heiss G, Golden SH, Duncan BB, East HE, Ballantyne C. Prevalence of coronary heart disease and carotid arterial thickening in patients with the metabolic syndrome (The ARIC Study). Am J Cardiol. 2004 Nov 15; 94(10):1249-54.
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  296. Adams GJ, Greene J, Vick GW, Harrist R, Kimball KT, Karmonik C, Ballantyne CM, Insull W, Morrisett JD. Tracking regression and progression of atherosclerosis in human carotid arteries using high-resolution magnetic resonance imaging. Magn Reson Imaging. 2004 Nov; 22(9):1249-58.
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  297. Ballantyne CM, Miller E, Chitra R. Efficacy and safety of rosuvastatin alone and in combination with cholestyramine in patients with severe hypercholesterolemia: a randomized, open-label, multicenter trial. Clin Ther. 2004 Nov; 26(11):1855-64.
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  298. Xydakis AM, Guyton JR, Chiou P, Stein JL, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM. Effectiveness and tolerability of ezetimibe add-on therapy to a bile acid resin-based regimen for hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Sep 15; 94(6):795-7.
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  299. Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Pankow JS, Bang H, Couper D, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Heiss G. Adiponectin and the development of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Diabetes. 2004 Sep; 53(9):2473-8.
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  300. Jacobson TA, Case CC, Roberts S, Buckley A, Murtaugh KM, Sung JC, Gause D, Varas C, Ballantyne CM. Characteristics of US adults with the metabolic syndrome and therapeutic implications. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2004 Sep; 6(5):353-62.
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  301. Arumugam TV, Salter JW, Chidlow JH, Ballantyne CM, Kevil CG, Granger DN. Contributions of LFA-1 and Mac-1 to brain injury and microvascular dysfunction induced by transient middle cerebral artery occlusion. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2004 Dec; 287(6):H2555-60.
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  302. Davidson MH, Ballantyne CM, Kerzner B, Melani L, Sager PT, Lipka L, Strony J, Suresh R, Veltri E. Efficacy and safety of ezetimibe coadministered with statins: randomised, placebo-controlled, blinded experience in 2382 patients with primary hypercholesterolemia. Int J Clin Pract. 2004 Aug; 58(8):746-55.
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  303. Shi C, Zhang X, Chen Z, Sulaiman K, Feinberg MW, Ballantyne CM, Jain MK, Simon DI. Integrin engagement regulates monocyte differentiation through the forkhead transcription factor Foxp1. J Clin Invest. 2004 Aug; 114(3):408-18.
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  304. Kevil CG, Hicks MJ, He X, Zhang J, Ballantyne CM, Raman C, Schoeb TR, Bullard DC. Loss of LFA-1, but not Mac-1, protects MRL/MpJ-Fas(lpr) mice from autoimmune disease. Am J Pathol. 2004 Aug; 165(2):609-16.
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  305. Ballantyne CM, Lipka LJ, Sager PT, Strony J, Alizadeh J, Suresh R, Veltri EP. Long-term safety and tolerability profile of ezetimibe and atorvastatin coadministration therapy in patients with primary hypercholesterolaemia. Int J Clin Pract. 2004 Jul; 58(7):653-8.
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  306. Wu H, Rodgers JR, Perrard XY, Perrard JL, Prince JE, Abe Y, Davis BK, Dietsch G, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Deficiency of CD11b or CD11d results in reduced staphylococcal enterotoxin-induced T cell response and T cell phenotypic changes. J Immunol. 2004 Jul 1; 173(1):297-306.
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  307. Ballantyne CM, Blazing MA, King TR, Brady WE, Palmisano J. Efficacy and safety of ezetimibe co-administered with simvastatin compared with atorvastatin in adults with hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2004 Jun 15; 93(12):1487-94.
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  308. Xydakis AM, Case CC, Jones PH, Hoogeveen RC, Liu MY, Smith EO, Nelson KW, Ballantyne CM. Adiponectin, inflammation, and the expression of the metabolic syndrome in obese individuals: the impact of rapid weight loss through caloric restriction. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2004 Jun; 89(6):2697-703.
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  309. Hallman DM, Brown SA, Ballantyne CM, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. Relationship between low-density lipoprotein subclasses and asymptomatic atherosclerosis in subjects from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Biomarkers. 2004 Mar-Apr; 9(2):190-202.
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  310. Ballantyne CM, Riegger G, Moore N, Saia F, Serruys PW. Fluvastatin reduces cardiac mortality in patients with coronary heart disease. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2004 Jan; 18(1):67-75.
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  311. Chen S, Tsybouleva N, Ballantyne CM, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Effects of PPARalpha, gamma and delta haplotypes on plasma levels of lipids, severity and progression of coronary atherosclerosis and response to statin therapy in the lipoprotein coronary atherosclerosis study. Pharmacogenetics. 2004 Jan; 14(1):61-71.
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  312. Pankow JS, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Ballantyne CM, Couper DJ, Hoogeveen RC, Golden SH. Fasting plasma free fatty acids and risk of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Diabetes Care. 2004 Jan; 27(1):77-82.
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  313. Miller EA, Pankow JS, Millikan RC, Bray MS, Ballantyne CM, Bell DA, Heiss G, Li R. Glutathione-S-transferase genotypes, smoking, and their association with markers of inflammation, hemostasis, and endothelial function: the atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Dec; 171(2):265-72.
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  314. Dunne JL, Collins RG, Beaudet AL, Ballantyne CM, Ley K. Mac-1, but not LFA-1, uses intercellular adhesion molecule-1 to mediate slow leukocyte rolling in TNF-alpha-induced inflammation. J Immunol. 2003 Dec 1; 171(11):6105-11.
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  315. Ballantyne CM, Blazing MA, Hunninghake DB, Davidson MH, Yuan Z, DeLucca P, Ramsey KE, Hustad CM, Palmisano J. Effect on high-density lipoprotein cholesterol of maximum dose simvastatin and atorvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: results of the Comparative HDL Efficacy and Safety Study (CHESS). Am Heart J. 2003 Nov; 146(5):862-9.
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  316. Ballantyne CM, Davidson MH. Possible differences between fibrates in pharmacokinetic interactions with statins. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Oct 27; 163(19):2394-5.
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  317. Wu H, Prince JE, Brayton CF, Shah C, Zeve D, Gregory SH, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Host resistance of CD18 knockout mice against systemic infection with Listeria monocytogenes. Infect Immun. 2003 Oct; 71(10):5986-93.
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  318. Scott LW, Balasubramanyam A, Kimball KT, Aherns AK, Fordis CM, Ballantyne CM. Long-term, randomized clinical trial of two diets in the metabolic syndrome and type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2003 Aug; 26(8):2481-2.
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  319. Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Pankow JS, Ballantyne CM, Couper D, Vigo A, Hoogeveen R, Folsom AR, Heiss G. Low-grade systemic inflammation and the development of type 2 diabetes: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Diabetes. 2003 Jul; 52(7):1799-805.
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  320. Folsom AR, Desvarieux M, Nieto FJ, Boland LL, Ballantyne CM, Chambless LE. B vitamin status and inflammatory markers. Atherosclerosis. 2003 Jul; 169(1):169-74.
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  321. Hunninghake DB, Ballantyne CM, Maccubbin DL, Shah AK, Gumbiner B, Mitchel YB. Comparative effects of simvastatin and atorvastatin in hypercholesterolemic patients with characteristics of metabolic syndrome. Clin Ther. 2003 Jun; 25(6):1670-86.
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  322. Schmidt MI, Duncan BB, Vigo A, Pankow J, Ballantyne CM, Couper D, Brancati F, Folsom AR. Detection of undiagnosed diabetes and other hyperglycemia states: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetes Care. 2003 May; 26(5):1338-43.
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  323. Case CC, Jacobson TA, Roberts S, Buckley A, Murtaugh KM, Sung JC, Gause D, Varas C, Ballantyne CM. Management of persons with high risk of coronary heart disease but low serum low-density lipoprotein cholesterol. Am J Cardiol. 2003 May 1; 91(9):1134-6.
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  324. Ballantyne CM, Houri J, Notarbartolo A, Melani L, Lipka LJ, Suresh R, Sun S, LeBeaut AP, Sager PT, Veltri EP. Effect of ezetimibe coadministered with atorvastatin in 628 patients with primary hypercholesterolemia: a prospective, randomized, double-blind trial. Circulation. 2003 May 20; 107(19):2409-15.
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  325. Chen CH, Jiang T, Yang JH, Jiang W, Lu J, Marathe GK, Pownall HJ, Ballantyne CM, McIntyre TM, Henry PD, Yang CY. Low-density lipoprotein in hypercholesterolemic human plasma induces vascular endothelial cell apoptosis by inhibiting fibroblast growth factor 2 transcription. Circulation. 2003 Apr 29; 107(16):2102-8.
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  326. Wu KK, Aleksic N, Ballantyne CM, Ahn C, Juneja H, Boerwinkle E. Interaction between soluble thrombomodulin and intercellular adhesion molecule-1 in predicting risk of coronary heart disease. Circulation. 2003 Apr 8; 107(13):1729-32.
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  327. Ballantyne CM, Corsini A, Davidson MH, Holdaas H, Jacobson TA, Leitersdorf E, März W, Reckless JP, Stein EA. Risk for myopathy with statin therapy in high-risk patients. Arch Intern Med. 2003 Mar 10; 163(5):553-64.
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  328. Ballantyne CM, Stein EA, Paoletti R, Southworth H, Blasetto JW. Efficacy of rosuvastatin 10 mg in patients with the metabolic syndrome. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Mar 6; 91(5A):25C-27C; discussion 28C.
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  329. Ma K, Cilingiroglu M, Otvos JD, Ballantyne CM, Marian AJ, Chan L. Endothelial lipase is a major genetic determinant for high-density lipoprotein concentration, structure, and metabolism. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Mar 4; 100(5):2748-53.
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  330. Shahar E, Chambless LE, Rosamond WD, Boland LL, Ballantyne CM, McGovern PG, Sharrett AR. Plasma lipid profile and incident ischemic stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Stroke. 2003 Mar; 34(3):623-31.
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  331. Schneck DW, Knopp RH, Ballantyne CM, McPherson R, Chitra RR, Simonson SG. Comparative effects of rosuvastatin and atorvastatin across their dose ranges in patients with hypercholesterolemia and without active arterial disease. Am J Cardiol. 2003 Jan 1; 91(1):33-41.
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  332. Fernandes LS, Conde ID, Wayne Smith C, Kansas GS, Snapp KR, Bennet N, Ballantyne C, McIntire LV, O'Brian Smith E, Klem JA, Mathew S, Frangogiannis N, Turner NA, Maresh KJ, Kleiman NS. Platelet-monocyte complex formation: effect of blocking PSGL-1 alone, and in combination with alphaIIbbeta3 and alphaMbeta2, in coronary stenting. Thromb Res. 2003; 111(3):171-7.
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  333. Borjesson DL, Simon SI, Hodzic E, DeCock HE, Ballantyne CM, Barthold SW. Roles of neutrophil beta 2 integrins in kinetics of bacteremia, extravasation, and tick acquisition of Anaplasma phagocytophila in mice. Blood. 2003 Apr 15; 101(8):3257-64.
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  334. Xydakis AM, Ballantyne CM. Combination therapy for combined dyslipidemia. Am J Cardiol. 2002 Nov 20; 90(10B):21K-29K.
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  335. Case CC, Jones PH, Nelson K, O'Brian Smith E, Ballantyne CM. Impact of weight loss on the metabolic syndrome. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2002 Nov; 4(6):407-14.
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  336. Bodamer OA, Bercovich D, Schlabach M, Ballantyne C, Zoch D, Beaudet AL. Use of denaturing HPLC to provide efficient detection of mutations causing familial hypercholesterolemia. Clin Chem. 2002 Nov; 48(11):1913-8.
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  337. Koenig JM, Ballantyne CM, Kumar AG, Smith CW, Yoder MC. Vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 expression and hematopoietic supportive capacity of immortalized murine stromal cell lines derived from fetal liver and adult bone marrow. In Vitro Cell Dev Biol Anim. 2002 Oct; 38(9):538-43.
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  338. Salek L, Lutucuta S, Ballantyne CM, Gotto Jr AM, Marian AJ. Effects of SREBF-1a and SCAP polymorphisms on plasma levels of lipids, severity, progression and regression of coronary atherosclerosis and response to therapy with fluvastatin. J Mol Med (Berl). 2002 Nov; 80(11):737-44.
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  339. Ballantyne CM, Entman ML. Soluble adhesion molecules and the search for biomarkers for atherosclerosis. Circulation. 2002 Aug 13; 106(7):766-7.
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  340. Morrisett JD, Abdel-Fattah G, Hoogeveen R, Mitchell E, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ, Opekun AR, Jaffe JS, Oppermann S, Kahan BD. Effects of sirolimus on plasma lipids, lipoprotein levels, and fatty acid metabolism in renal transplant patients. J Lipid Res. 2002 Aug; 43(8):1170-80.
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  341. Ballantyne CM. Familial hypercholesterolaemia: optimum treatment strategies. Int J Clin Pract Suppl. 2002 Jul; (130):22-6.
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  342. Bowden RA, Ding ZM, Donnachie EM, Petersen TK, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Burns AR. Role of alpha4 integrin and VCAM-1 in CD18-independent neutrophil migration across mouse cardiac endothelium. Circ Res. 2002 Mar 22; 90(5):562-9.
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  343. Borjesson DL, Simon SI, Hodzic E, Ballantyne CM, Barthold SW. Kinetics of CD11b/CD18 up-regulation during infection with the agent of human granulocytic ehrlichiosis in mice. Lab Invest. 2002 Mar; 82(3):303-11.
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  344. Morrison AC, Ballantyne CM, Bray M, Chambless LE, Sharrett AR, Boerwinkle E. LPL polymorphism predicts stroke risk in men. Genet Epidemiol. 2002 Mar; 22(3):233-42.
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  345. Ballantyne CM. Soluble adhesion molecules and coronary heart disease. Lancet. 2002 Feb 9; 359(9305):525; author reply 526-7.
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  346. Case CC, Ballantyne CM. Statins and inflammatory markers. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2002 Jan; 4(1):42-7.
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  347. Dunne JL, Ballantyne CM, Beaudet AL, Ley K. Control of leukocyte rolling velocity in TNF-alpha-induced inflammation by LFA-1 and Mac-1. Blood. 2002 Jan 1; 99(1):336-41.
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  348. Ballantyne CM, Olsson AG, Cook TJ, Mercuri MF, Pedersen TR, Kjekshus J. Influence of low high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and elevated triglyceride on coronary heart disease events and response to simvastatin therapy in 4S. Circulation. 2001 Dec 18; 104(25):3046-51.
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  349. Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ, Opekun AR, Hachey DL, Jaffe JS, Oppermann S, Kahan BD, Morrisett JD. Effect of sirolimus on the metabolism of apoB100- containing lipoproteins in renal transplant patients. Transplantation. 2001 Oct 15; 72(7):1244-50.
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  350. Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM, Coady SA, Heiss G, Sorlie PD, Catellier D, Patsch W. Coronary heart disease prediction from lipoprotein cholesterol levels, triglycerides, lipoprotein(a), apolipoproteins A-I and B, and HDL density subfractions: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2001 Sep 4; 104(10):1108-13.
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  351. Andrews TC, Ballantyne CM, Hsia JA, Kramer JH. Achieving and maintaining National Cholesterol Education Program low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goals with five statins. Am J Med. 2001 Aug 15; 111(3):185-91.
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  352. Ballantyne CM, Andrews TC, Hsia JA, Kramer JH, Shear C. Correlation of non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol with apolipoprotein B: effect of 5 hydroxymethylglutaryl coenzyme A reductase inhibitors on non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels. Am J Cardiol. 2001 Aug 1; 88(3):265-9.
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  353. Prince JE, Brayton CF, Fossett MC, Durand JA, Kaplan SL, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. The differential roles of LFA-1 and Mac-1 in host defense against systemic infection with Streptococcus pneumoniae. J Immunol. 2001 Jun 15; 166(12):7362-9.
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  354. Lutucuta S, Ballantyne CM, Elghannam H, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Novel polymorphisms in promoter region of atp binding cassette transporter gene and plasma lipids, severity, progression, and regression of coronary atherosclerosis and response to therapy. Circ Res. 2001 May 11; 88(9):969-73.
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  355. Turban S, Fuentes F, Ferlic L, Brugada R, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM, Marian AJ. A prospective study of paraoxonase gene Q/R192 polymorphism and severity, progression and regression of coronary atherosclerosis, plasma lipid levels, clinical events and response to fluvastatin. Atherosclerosis. 2001 Feb 15; 154(3):633-40.
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  356. Ballantyne CM, Pazzucconi F, Pintó X, Reckless JP, Stein E, McKenney J, Bortolini M, Chiang YT. Efficacy and tolerability of fluvastatin extended-release delivery system: a pooled analysis. Clin Ther. 2001 Feb; 23(2):177-92.
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  357. Briaud SA, Ding ZM, Michael LH, Entman ML, Daniel S, Ballantyne CM. Leukocyte trafficking and myocardial reperfusion injury in ICAM-1/P-selectin-knockout mice. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2001 Jan; 280(1):H60-7.
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  358. Ballantyne CM, Herd JA, Stein EA, Ferlic LL, Dunn JK, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Apolipoprotein E genotypes and response of plasma lipids and progression-regression of coronary atherosclerosis to lipid-lowering drug therapy. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Nov 1; 36(5):1572-8.
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  359. Choi YJ, Baranowska-Daca E, Nguyen V, Koji T, Ballantyne CM, Sheikh-Hamad D, Suki WN, Truong LD. Mechanism of chronic obstructive uropathy: increased expression of apoptosis-promoting molecules. Kidney Int. 2000 Oct; 58(4):1481-91.
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  360. Ballantyne CM, McKenney J, Trippe BS. Efficacy and safety of an extended-release formulation of fluvastatin for once-daily treatment of primary hypercholesterolemia. Am J Cardiol. 2000 Oct 1; 86(7):759-63.
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  361. Frangogiannis NG, Mendoza LH, Lindsey ML, Ballantyne CM, Michael LH, Smith CW, Entman ML. IL-10 is induced in the reperfused myocardium and may modulate the reaction to injury. J Immunol. 2000 Sep 1; 165(5):2798-808.
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  362. Simon DI, Chen Z, Xu H, Li CQ, Dong Jf, McIntire LV, Ballantyne CM, Zhang L, Furman MI, Berndt MC, López JA. Platelet glycoprotein ibalpha is a counterreceptor for the leukocyte integrin Mac-1 (CD11b/CD18). J Exp Med. 2000 Jul 17; 192(2):193-204.
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  363. Ballantyne CM. Development and assessment of antiatherosclerotic therapies beyond low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and blood pressure. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2000 Jul; 2(4):281-3.
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  364. Kubo N, Boisvert WA, Ballantyne CM, Curtiss LK. Leukocyte CD11b expression is not essential for the development of atherosclerosis in mice. J Lipid Res. 2000 Jul; 41(7):1060-6.
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  365. Jacobson TA, Griffiths GG, Varas C, Gause D, Sung JC, Ballantyne CM. Impact of evidence-based "clinical judgment" on the number of American adults requiring lipid-lowering therapy based on updated NHANES III data. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Arch Intern Med. 2000 May 8; 160(9):1361-9.
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  366. Nossuli TO, Lakshminarayanan V, Baumgarten G, Taffet GE, Ballantyne CM, Michael LH, Entman ML. A chronic mouse model of myocardial ischemia-reperfusion: essential in cytokine studies. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Apr; 278(4):H1049-55.
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  367. Cahilly C, Ballantyne CM, Lim DS, Gotto A, Marian AJ. A variant of p22(phox), involved in generation of reactive oxygen species in the vessel wall, is associated with progression of coronary atherosclerosis. Circ Res. 2000 Mar 3; 86(4):391-5.
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  368. Lu H, Youker K, Ballantyne C, Entman M, Smith CW. Hydrogen peroxide induces LFA-1-dependent neutrophil adherence to cardiac myocytes. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2000 Mar; 278(3):H835-42.
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  369. Simon DI, Dhen Z, Seifert P, Edelman ER, Ballantyne CM, Rogers C. Decreased neointimal formation in Mac-1(-/-) mice reveals a role for inflammation in vascular repair after angioplasty. J Clin Invest. 2000 Feb; 105(3):293-300.
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  370. Elghannam H, Tavackoli S, Ferlic L, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM, Marian AJ. A prospective study of genetic markers of susceptibility to infection and inflammation, and the severity, progression, and regression of coronary atherosclerosis and its response to therapy. J Mol Med (Berl). 2000; 78(10):562-8.
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  371. Marian AJ, Safavi F, Ferlic L, Dunn JK, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM. Interactions between angiotensin-I converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism and response of plasma lipids and coronary atherosclerosis to treatment with fluvastatin: the lipoprotein and coronary atherosclerosis study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2000 Jan; 35(1):89-95.
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  372. Ding ZM, Babensee JE, Simon SI, Lu H, Perrard JL, Bullard DC, Dai XY, Bromley SK, Dustin ML, Entman ML, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Relative contribution of LFA-1 and Mac-1 to neutrophil adhesion and migration. J Immunol. 1999 Nov 1; 163(9):5029-38.
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  373. Abe Y, Smith CW, Katkin JP, Thurmon LM, Xu X, Mendoza LH, Ballantyne CM. Endothelial alpha 2,6-linked sialic acid inhibits VCAM-1-dependent adhesion under flow conditions. J Immunol. 1999 Sep 1; 163(5):2867-76.
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  374. Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Zachariah JP, Gould KE, Pocius JS, Taffet GE, Hartley CJ, Pham TT, Daniel SL, Funk E, Entman ML. Myocardial infarction and remodeling in mice: effect of reperfusion. Am J Physiol. 1999 Aug; 277(2 Pt 2):H660-8.
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  375. Ballantyne CM. Reducing atherothrombotic events in high-risk patients: recent data on therapy with statins and fatty acids. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 1999 Jul; 1(1):6-8.
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  376. Sing K, Ballantyne CM, Ferlic L, Brugada R, Cushman I, Dunn JK, Herd JA, Pownall HJ, Gotto AM, Marian AJ. Lipoprotein lipase gene mutations, plasma lipid levels, progression/regression of coronary atherosclerosis, response to therapy, and future clinical events. Lipoproteins and Coronary Atherosclerosis Study. Atherosclerosis. 1999 Jun; 144(2):435-42.
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  377. Pownall HJ, Ballantyne CM, Kimball KT, Simpson SL, Yeshurun D, Gotto AM. Effect of moderate alcohol consumption on hypertriglyceridemia: a study in the fasting state. Arch Intern Med. 1999 May 10; 159(9):981-7.
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  378. Pownall HJ, Brauchi D, Kilinç C, Osmundsen K, Pao Q, Payton-Ross C, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM. Correlation of serum triglyceride and its reduction by omega-3 fatty acids with lipid transfer activity and the neutral lipid compositions of high-density and low-density lipoproteins. Atherosclerosis. 1999 Apr; 143(2):285-97.
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  379. Frangogiannis NG, Youker KA, Rossen RD, Gwechenberger M, Lindsey MH, Mendoza LH, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Entman ML. Cytokines and the microcirculation in ischemia and reperfusion. J Mol Cell Cardiol. 1998 Dec; 30(12):2567-76.
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  380. Ballantyne CM. Low-density lipoproteins and risk for coronary artery disease. Am J Cardiol. 1998 Nov 5; 82(9A):3Q-12Q.
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  381. Jacobson TA, Schein JR, Williamson A, Ballantyne CM. Maximizing the cost-effectiveness of lipid-lowering therapy. Arch Intern Med. 1998 Oct 12; 158(18):1977-89.
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  382. Abe Y, El-Masri B, Kimball KT, Pownall H, Reilly CF, Osmundsen K, Smith CW, Ballantyne CM. Soluble cell adhesion molecules in hypertriglyceridemia and potential significance on monocyte adhesion. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 1998 May; 18(5):723-31.
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  383. Hwang SJ, Ballantyne CM, Sharrett AR, Smith LC, Davis CE, Gotto AM, Boerwinkle E. Circulating adhesion molecules VCAM-1, ICAM-1, and E-selectin in carotid atherosclerosis and incident coronary heart disease cases: the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities (ARIC) study. Circulation. 1997 Dec 16; 96(12):4219-25.
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  384. Youker KA, Birdsall HH, Frangogiannis NG, Kumar AG, Lindsey ML, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Rossen RD, Entman ML. Phagocytes in ischemia injury. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1997 Dec 15; 832:243-65.
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  385. Ballantyne CM, Herd JA, Dunn JK, Jones PH, Farmer JA, Gotto AM. Effects of lipid lowering therapy on progression of coronary and carotid artery disease. Curr Opin Lipidol. 1997 Dec; 8(6):354-61.
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  386. Herd JA, Ballantyne CM, Farmer JA, Ferguson JJ, Jones PH, West MS, Gould KL, Gotto AM. Effects of fluvastatin on coronary atherosclerosis in patients with mild to moderate cholesterol elevations (Lipoprotein and Coronary Atherosclerosis Study [LCAS]). Am J Cardiol. 1997 Aug 1; 80(3):278-86.
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  387. Lu H, Smith CW, Perrard J, Bullard D, Tang L, Shappell SB, Entman ML, Beaudet AL, Ballantyne CM. LFA-1 is sufficient in mediating neutrophil emigration in Mac-1-deficient mice. J Clin Invest. 1997 Mar 15; 99(6):1340-50.
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  388. Ballantyne CM, el Masri B, Morrisett JD, Torre-Amione G. Pathophysiology and treatment of lipid perturbation after cardiac transplantation. Curr Opin Cardiol. 1997 Mar; 12(2):153-60.
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  389. Kumar AG, Ballantyne CM, Michael LH, Kukielka GL, Youker KA, Lindsey ML, Hawkins HK, Birdsall HH, MacKay CR, LaRosa GJ, Rossen RD, Smith CW, Entman ML. Induction of monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 in the small veins of the ischemic and reperfused canine myocardium. Circulation. 1997 Feb 4; 95(3):693-700.
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  390. West MS, Herd JA, Ballantyne CM, Pownall HJ, Simpson S, Gould L, Gotto AM. The Lipoprotein and Coronary Atherosclerosis Study (LCAS): design, methods, and baseline data of a trial of fluvastatin in patients without severe hypercholesterolemia. Control Clin Trials. 1996 Dec; 17(6):550-83.
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  391. Abe Y, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW. Functions of domain 1 and 4 of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 in alpha4 integrin-dependent adhesion under static and flow conditions are differentially regulated. J Immunol. 1996 Dec 1; 157(11):5061-9.
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  392. Entman ML, Ballantyne CM. Association of neutrophils with platelet aggregates in unstable angina. Should we alter therapy? Circulation. 1996 Sep 15; 94(6):1206-8.
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  393. Ballantyne CM, Bourge RC, Domalik LJ, Eisen HJ, Fishbein DP, Kubo SH, Lake KD, Radovancevic B, Taylor DO, Ventura HO, Yancy CW, Young JB. Treatment of hyperlipidemia after heart transplantation and rationale for the Heart Transplant Lipid Registry. Am J Cardiol. 1996 Sep 1; 78(5):532-5.
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  394. Hackman A, Abe Y, Insull W, Pownall H, Smith L, Dunn K, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM. Levels of soluble cell adhesion molecules in patients with dyslipidemia. Circulation. 1996 Apr 1; 93(7):1334-8.
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  395. Ballantyne CM, Masri BM, Clubb FJ, Radovancevic B, Smith CW, Hawkins HK, Frazier OH, Willerson JT. Increased expression of ICAM-1 in a case of accelerated coronary artery disease after heart transplantation. Tex Heart Inst J. 1996; 23(4):293-5.
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  396. Michael LH, Entman ML, Hartley CJ, Youker KA, Zhu J, Hall SR, Hawkins HK, Berens K, Ballantyne CM. Myocardial ischemia and reperfusion: a murine model. Am J Physiol. 1995 Dec; 269(6 Pt 2):H2147-54.
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  397. Schowengerdt KO, Zhu JY, Stepkowski SM, Tu Y, Entman ML, Ballantyne CM. Cardiac allograft survival in mice deficient in intercellular adhesion molecule-1. Circulation. 1995 Jul 1; 92(1):82-7.
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  398. Kukielka GL, Youker KA, Michael LH, Kumar AG, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Entman ML. Role of early reperfusion in the induction of adhesion molecules and cytokines in previously ischemic myocardium. Mol Cell Biochem. 1995 Jun 7-21; 147(1-2):5-12.
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  399. Manning AM, Lu HF, Kukielka GL, Oliver MG, Ty T, Toman CA, Drong RF, Slightom JL, Ballantyne CM, Entman ML, et al. Cloning and comparative sequence analysis of the gene encoding canine intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1). Gene. 1995 Apr 24; 156(2):291-5.
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  400. Kumar AG, Dai XY, Kozak CA, Mims MP, Gotto AM, Ballantyne CM. Murine VCAM-1. Molecular cloning, mapping, and analysis of a truncated form. J Immunol. 1994 Nov 1; 153(9):4088-98.
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  401. Ballantyne CM, Mainolfi EA, Young JB, Windsor NT, Cocanougher B, Lawrence EC, Pollack MS, Entman ML, Rothlein R. Relationship of increased levels of circulating intercellular adhesion molecule 1 after heart transplantation to rejection: human leukocyte antigen mismatch and survival. J Heart Lung Transplant. 1994 Jul-Aug; 13(4):597-603.
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  402. Schowengerdt KO, Ballantyne CM. Key references on transplant coronary artery disease. Circulation. 1994 Jul; 90(1):632-5.
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  403. Kukielka GL, Youker KA, Hawkins HK, Perrard JL, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Entman ML. Regulation of ICAM-1 and IL-6 in myocardial ischemia: effect of reperfusion. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 1994 Jun 17; 723:258-70.
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  404. Youker KA, Hawkins HK, Kukielka GL, Perrard JL, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Entman ML. Molecular evidence for induction of intracellular adhesion molecule-1 in the viable border zone associated with ischemia-reperfusion injury of the dog heart. Circulation. 1994 Jun; 89(6):2736-46.
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  405. Welty SE, Rivera JL, Elliston JF, Smith CV, Zeb T, Ballantyne CM, Montgomery CA, Hansen TN. Increases in lung tissue expression of intercellular adhesion molecule-1 are associated with hyperoxic lung injury and inflammation in mice. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 1993 Oct; 9(4):393-400.
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  406. Sligh JE, Ballantyne CM, Rich SS, Hawkins HK, Smith CW, Bradley A, Beaudet AL. Inflammatory and immune responses are impaired in mice deficient in intercellular adhesion molecule 1. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1993 Sep 15; 90(18):8529-33.
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  407. Wilson RW, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Montgomery C, Bradley A, O'Brien WE, Beaudet AL. Gene targeting yields a CD18-mutant mouse for study of inflammation. J Immunol. 1993 Aug 1; 151(3):1571-8.
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  408. Entman ML, Ballantyne CM. Inflammation in acute coronary syndromes. Circulation. 1993 Aug; 88(2):800-3.
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  409. Cocanougher B, Ballantyne CM, Pollack MS, Payton-Ross C, Lowry R, Kleiman NS, Farmer JA, Noon GP, Short HD, Young JB. Degree of HLA mismatch as a predictor of death from allograft arteriopathy after heart transplant. Transplant Proc. 1993 Feb; 25(1 Pt 1):233-6.
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  410. Youker KA, Hawkins HK, Kukielka GL, Perrard JL, Michael LH, Ballantyne CM, Smith CW, Entman ML. Molecular evidence for a border zone vulnerable to inflammatory reperfusion injury. Trans Assoc Am Physicians. 1993; 106:145-54.
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  411. Ballantyne CM, Sligh JE, Dai XY, Beaudet AL. Characterization of the murine Icam-1 gene. Genomics. 1992 Dec; 14(4):1076-80.
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  412. Sanders WE, Wilson RW, Ballantyne CM, Beaudet AL. Molecular cloning and analysis of in vivo expression of murine P-selectin. Blood. 1992 Aug 1; 80(3):795-800.
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  413. Ballantyne CM, Radovancevic B, Farmer JA, Frazier OH, Chandler L, Payton-Ross C, Cocanougher B, Jones PH, Young JB, Gotto AM. Hyperlipidemia after heart transplantation: report of a 6-year experience, with treatment recommendations. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1992 May; 19(6):1315-21.
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  414. Farmer JA, Ballantyne CM, Frazier OH, Radovancevic B, Payton-Ross C, Patsch W, Morrisett JD, Gotto AM, Young JB. Lipoprotein(a) and apolipoprotein changes after cardiac transplantation. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1991 Oct; 18(4):926-30.
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  415. Ballantyne CM, Kozak CA, O'Brien WE, Beaudet AL. Assignment of the gene for intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (Icam-1) to proximal mouse chromosome 9. Genomics. 1991 Mar; 9(3):547-50.
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  416. Smart FW, Ballantyne CM, Cocanougher B, Farmer JA, Sekela ME, Noon GP, Young JB. Insensitivity of noninvasive tests to detect coronary artery vasculopathy after heart transplant. Am J Cardiol. 1991 Feb 1; 67(4):243-7.
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  417. Smart FW, Grinstead WC, Cocanougher B, Ballantyne CM, Farmer JA, Kleiman N, Young JB. Detection of transplant arteriopathy: does exercise thallium scintigraphy improve noninvasive diagnostic capabilities? Transplant Proc. 1991 Feb; 23(1 Pt 2):1189-92.
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  418. Zoghbi HY, Ballantyne CM, O'Brien WE, McCall AE, Kwiatkowski TJ, Ledbetter SA, Beaudet AL. Deletion and linkage mapping of eight markers from the proximal short arm of chromosome 6. Genomics. 1990 Feb; 6(2):352-7.
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  419. Ballantyne CM, O'Brien WE, Beaudet AL. Nucleotide sequence of the cDNA for murine intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1). Nucleic Acids Res. 1989 Jul 25; 17(14):5853.
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  420. Ballantyne CM, Podet EJ, Patsch WP, Harati Y, Appel V, Gotto AM, Young JB. Effects of cyclosporine therapy on plasma lipoprotein levels. JAMA. 1989 Jul 7; 262(1):53-6.
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  421. Ballantyne CM, Zoghbi HY, Grzeschik KH, O'Brien WE, Beaudet AL. A human single copy DNA probe (ZB6-1) detects multiple polymorphisms on 6q. Nucleic Acids Res. 1988 Feb 25; 16(4):1650.
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  422. Ballantyne CM, Verani MS, Short HD, Hyatt C, Noon GP. Delayed recovery of severely "stunned" myocardium with the support of a left ventricular assist device after coronary artery bypass graft surgery. J Am Coll Cardiol. 1987 Sep; 10(3):710-2.
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  423. Ballantyne CM, Jones PH, Payton-Ross C, Patsch W, Short HD, Noon GP, Gotto AM, DeBakey ME, Young JB. Hyperlipidemia following heart transplantation: natural history and intervention with mevinolin (lovastatin). Transplant Proc. 1987 Aug; 19(4 Suppl 5):60-2.
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  424. Ballantyne CM, Vega GL, East C, Richards G, Grundy SM. Low-density lipoprotein metabolism in cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis. Metabolism. 1987 Mar; 36(3):270-6.
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