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VIJAY NAMBI

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Athero & Lipoproteins
AddressOne Baylor Plaza
HOUSTON TX 77030
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    1. Saeed A, Nambi V, Sun W, Virani SS, Taffet G, Deswal A, Selvin E, Matsushita K, Wagenknecht LE, Hoogeveen R, Coresh J, de Lemos JA, Ballantyne CM. Short-Term Global Cardiovascular Disease Risk Prediction in Older Adults. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 Mar 03. PMID: 29535064.
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    2. McBride CL, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Nambi V, Nasir K, Michos ED, Bush RL, Jneid H, Morris PB, Bittner VA, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Statin prescription rates and their facility-level variation in patients with peripheral artery disease and ischemic cerebrovascular disease: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs. Vasc Med. 2018 Mar 01; 1358863X18758914. PMID: 29600737.
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    3. Faza NN, Virani SS, Nambi V, Shah T. Aberrant Course of Pacemaker Leads: When Left is Left. Tex Heart Inst J. 2018 Feb; 45(1):52-53. PMID: 29556156.
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    4. Florido R, Kwak L, Lazo M, Nambi V, Ahmed HM, Hegde SM, Gerstenblith G, Blumenthal RS, Ballantyne CM, Selvin E, Folsom AR, Coresh J, Ndumele CE. Six-Year Changes in Physical Activity and the Risk of Incident Heart Failure: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2018 Jan 31. PMID: 29386202.
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    5. Nambi V, Deswal A, Ballantyne CM. Prevention of "Failure": Is It a Failure of Prevention? Circulation. 2018 Jan 09; 137(2):106-108. PMID: 29311345.
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    6. Nambi V, Bhatt DL. Primary Prevention of Atherosclerosis: Time to Take a Selfie? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 Dec 19; 70(24):2992-2994. PMID: 29241486.
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    7. Ndumele CE, Cobb L, Lazo M, Bello NA, Shah A, Nambi V, Blumenthal RS, Gerstenblith G, Solomon SD, Ballantyne CM, Selvin E, Coresh J. Weight History and Subclinical Myocardial Damage. Clin Chem. 2018 Jan; 64(1):201-209. PMID: 29158254.
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    8. Agarwala A, Pokharel Y, Saeed A, Sun W, Virani SS, Nambi V, Ndumele C, Shahar E, Heiss G, Boerwinkle E, Konety S, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM. The association of lipoprotein(a) with incident heart failure hospitalization: Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Atherosclerosis. 2017 May 12; 262:131-137. PMID: 28554015.
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    9. Kampangkaew J, Pickett S, Nambi V. Advances in the management of dyslipidemia. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 May 12. PMID: 28505047.
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    10. Florido R, Ndumele CE, Kwak L, Pang Y, Matsushita K, Schrack JA, Lazo M, Nambi V, Blumenthal RS, Folsom AR, Coresh J, Ballantyne CM, Selvin E. Physical Activity, Obesity, and Subclinical Myocardial Damage. JACC Heart Fail. 2017 May; 5(5):377-384. PMID: 28449797.
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    11. Saeed A, Virani SS, Jones PH, Nambi V, Zoch D, Ballantyne CM. A simplified pathway to proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 inhibitor prior authorization approval: A lipid clinic experience. J Clin Lipidol. 2017 May - Jun; 11(3):596-599. PMID: 28506382.
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    12. Pokharel Y, Tang F, Jones PG, Nambi V, Bittner VA, Hira RS, Nasir K, Chan PS, Maddox TM, Oetgen WJ, Heidenreich PA, Borden WB, Spertus JA, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Adoption of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline in Cardiology Practices Nationwide. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Mar 01. PMID: 28249067.
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    13. Kats D, Sharrett AR, Ginsberg HN, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Heiss G. Postprandial lipemia and the risk of coronary heart disease and stroke: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2017; 5(1):e000335. PMID: 28191321.
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    14. Khalid U, Wruck LM, Quibrera PM, Bozkurt B, Nambi V, Virani SS, Jneid H, Agarwal S, Chang PP, Loehr L, Basra SS, Rosamond W, Ballantyne CM, Deswal A. BNP and obesity in acute decompensated heart failure with preserved vs. reduced ejection fraction: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Surveillance Study. Int J Cardiol. 2017 Apr 15; 233:61-66. PMID: 28185703.
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    15. Johri AM, Herr JE, Li TY, Yau O, Nambi V. Novel Ultrasound Methods to Investigate Carotid Artery Plaque Vulnerability. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2016 Dec 13. PMID: 27986358.
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    16. Pokharel Y, Sun W, Villareal DT, Selvin E, Virani SS, Ndumele CE, Hoogeveen RC, Coresh J, Boerwinkle E, Butler KR, Solomon SD, Pankow JS, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Association between high-sensitivity troponin T and cardiovascular risk in individuals with and without metabolic syndrome: The ARIC study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Dec 09. PMID: 27941157.
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    17. Pokharel Y, Sun W, Virani SS, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Chang PP, Ndumele CE, Solomon SD, Bozkurt B, Selvin E, Ballantyne CM, Deswal A. Myocardial Injury, Obesity, and the Obesity Paradox: The ARIC Study. JACC Heart Fail. 2016 Nov 30. PMID: 28017350.
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    18. Pokharel Y, Gosch K, Nambi V, Chan PS, Kosiborod M, Oetgen WJ, Spertus JA, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Practice-Level Variation in Statin Use Among Patients With Diabetes: Insights From the PINNACLE Registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Sep 20; 68(12):1368-9. PMID: 27634128.
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    19. Natriuretic peptides and integrated risk assessment for cardiovascular disease: an individual-participant-data meta-analysis. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2016 10; 4(10):840-9. PMID: 27599814.
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    20. Naqvi TZ, Nambi V. Risk Statins or Risk "Zero" on Atherosclerosis Imaging for Risk Stratification? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Aug 30; 68(9):892-4. PMID: 27561761.
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    21. Agarwala A, Virani S, Couper D, Chambless L, Boerwinkle E, Astor BC, Hoogeveen RC, Coresh J, Sharrett AR, Folsom AR, Mosley T, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Biomarkers and degree of atherosclerosis are independently associated with incident atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in a primary prevention cohort: The ARIC study. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Oct; 253:156-163. PMID: 27665201.
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    22. Kamran H, Nambi V, Negi S, Yang EY, Chen C, Virani SS, Kougias P, Lumsden AB, Morrisett JD, Ballantyne CM, Brunner G. Magnetic Resonance Venous Volume Measurements in Peripheral Artery Disease (from ELIMIT). Am J Cardiol. 2016 Nov 01; 118(9):1399-1404. PMID: 27670795.
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    23. McEvoy JW, Chen Y, Ndumele CE, Solomon SD, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Blumenthal RS, Coresh J, Selvin E. Six-Year Change in High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and Risk of Subsequent Coronary Heart Disease, Heart Failure, and Death. JAMA Cardiol. 2016 Aug 1; 1(5):519-28. PMID: 27439107.
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    24. Hira RS, Cowart JB, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Pokharel Y, Nambi V, Jneid H, Deswal A, Denktas A, Taylor A, Nasir K, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Risk Factor Optimization and Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in US Veterans With Peripheral Arterial and Ischemic Cerebrovascular Disease Compared to Veterans With Coronary Heart Disease. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Oct 15; 118(8):1144-1149. PMID: 27553104.
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    25. Ndumele CE, Matsushita K, Lazo M, Bello N, Blumenthal RS, Gerstenblith G, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Solomon SD, Selvin E, Folsom AR, Coresh J. Obesity and Subtypes of Incident Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Aug; 5(8). PMID: 27468925.
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    26. Pokharel Y, Akeroyd JM, Ramsey DJ, Hira RS, Nambi V, Shah T, Woodard LD, Winchester DE, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Statin Use and Its Facility-Level Variation in Patients With Diabetes: Insight From the Veterans Affairs National Database. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Apr; 39(4):185-91. PMID: 27059708; PMCID: PMC4840034 [Available on 04/05/17].
    27. Rubin J, Matsushita K, Lazo M, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V, Hoogeveen R, Sharrett AR, Blumenthal RS, Coresh J, Selvin E. Determinants of minimal elevation in high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T in the general population. Clin Biochem. 2016 Jun; 49(9):657-62. PMID: 26975902; PMCID: PMC4889514 [Available on 06/01/17].
    28. Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Jones PH, Nambi V, Nasir K, Petersen L, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. A dataset to assess providers? knowledge and attitudes towards the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline. Data Brief. 2016 Jun; 7:595-8. PMID: 27054163; PMCID: PMC4802420.
    29. Hoff J, Wehner W, Nambi V. Troponin in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Updates and Future Direction. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2016 Mar; 18(3):12. PMID: 26879078.
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    30. Brunner G, Bismuth J, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Taylor AA, Lumsden AB, Morrisett JD, Shah DJ. Calf muscle perfusion as measured with magnetic resonance imaging to assess peripheral arterial disease. Med Biol Eng Comput. 2016 Nov; 54(11):1667-1681. PMID: 26906279.
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    31. Crawford JR, Trial J, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Taffet GE, Entman ML. Plasma Levels of Endothelial Microparticles Bearing Monomeric C-reactive Protein are Increased in Peripheral Artery Disease. J Cardiovasc Transl Res. 2016 Jun; 9(3):184-93. PMID: 26891844; PMCID: PMC4874871 [Available on 06/01/17].
    32. Ogunwale AN, Morrison AC, Sun W, Dodge RC, Virani SS, Taylor A, Gottesman RF, Yang E, Wei P, McEvoy JW, Heiss G, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. The impact of multiple single day blood pressure readings on cardiovascular risk estimation: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2016 Feb 11. PMID: 26869459.
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    33. Vu KN, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Nambi V, Volcik KA, Boerwinkle E, Morrison AC. Causal Role of Alcohol Consumption in an Improved Lipid Profile: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. PLoS One. 2016; 11(2):e0148765. PMID: 26849558; PMCID: PMC4744040.
    34. Ndumele CE, Matsushita K, Sang Y, Lazo M, Agarwal SK, Nambi V, Deswal A, Blumenthal RS, Ballantyne CM, Coresh J, Selvin E. N-Terminal Pro-Brain Natriuretic Peptide and Heart Failure Risk Among Individuals With and Without Obesity: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2016 Feb 16; 133(7):631-8. PMID: 26746175; PMCID: PMC4758863 [Available on 02/16/17].
    35. Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Jones PH, Nambi V, Nasir K, Petersen L, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Case-based educational intervention to assess change in providers' knowledge and attitudes towards the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Cholesterol Management Guideline. Atherosclerosis. 2016 Mar; 246:115-20. PMID: 26773472.
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    36. Kumar A, Yang EY, Brunner G, Murray TO, Virani SS, Garami Z, Ballantyne CM, Morrisett JD, Nambi V. Plaque Volume of Carotid Endarterectomy Specimens Measured by 3D Ultrasound Technology. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Dec 6. PMID: 26684968.
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    37. Virani SS, Pokharel Y, Steinberg L, Chan W, Akeroyd JM, Gowani SA, Kalra A, Polsani V, Miedema MD, Jones PH, Nambi V, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Provider understanding of the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guideline. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 May-Jun; 10(3):497-504.e4. PMID: 27206936.
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    38. Parikh RH, Seliger SL, de Lemos J, Nambi V, Christenson R, Ayers C, Sun W, Gottdiener JS, Kuller LH, Ballantyne C, deFilippi CR. Prognostic Significance of High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T Concentrations between the Limit of Blank and Limit of Detection in Community-Dwelling Adults: A Metaanalysis. Clin Chem. 2015 Dec; 61(12):1524-31. PMID: 26506994.
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    39. Sharafkhaneh A, Katigbak J, Hirshkowitz M, Sharafkhaneh H, Sharafkhaneh SP, Ballantyne CM, Bozkurt B, Nambi V. Severity of hypoxia modulates effect of CPAP on myocardial stress as measured by highly sensitive troponin T. Respir Res. 2015; 16:126. PMID: 26475736.
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    40. McEvoy JW, Chen Y, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Sharrett AR, Appel LJ, Post WS, Blumenthal RS, Matsushita K, Selvin E. High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin T and Risk of Hypertension. Circulation. 2015 Sep 1; 132(9):825-33. PMID: 26152706.
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    41. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Maddox TM, Gillette MA, Michael Ho P, Rumsfeld J, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Implications for Ezetimibe Therapy Use Based on IMPROVE-IT Criteria. Am J Med. 2015 Nov; 128(11):1253-6. PMID: 26071828.
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    42. Murray T, Yang EY, Brunner G, Kumar A, Lakkis N, Misra A, Virani SS, Hartley CJ, Morrisett JD, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Postprandial effects on arterial stiffness parameters in healthy young adults. Vasc Med. 2015 Jun 9. PMID: 26060082.
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    43. McEvoy JW, Lazo M, Chen Y, Shen L, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Ballantyne CM, Blumenthal RS, Coresh J, Selvin E. Patterns and determinants of temporal change in high-sensitivity cardiac troponin-T: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Cohort Study. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 187:651-7. PMID: 25880403; PMCID: PMC4442046.
    44. Hira RS, Kennedy K, Nambi V, Jneid H, Alam M, Basra SS, Ho PM, Deswal A, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Frequency and practice-level variation in inappropriate aspirin use for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: insights from the National Cardiovascular Disease Registry's Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence registry. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Jan 20; 65(2):111-21. PMID: 25593051.
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    45. Agarwala A, Jones P, Nambi V. The role of antisense oligonucleotide therapy in patients with familial hypercholesterolemia: risks, benefits, and management recommendations. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2015 Jan; 17(1):467. PMID: 25398643.
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    46. Khalid U, Ather S, Bavishi C, Chan W, Loehr LR, Wruck LM, Rosamond WD, Chang PP, Coresh J, Virani SS, Nambi V, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Deswal A. Pre-morbid body mass index and mortality after incident heart failure: the ARIC Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014 Dec 30; 64(25):2743-9. PMID: 25541126; PMCID: PMC4280076.
    47. Pokharel Y, Sun W, de Lemos JA, Taffet GE, Virani SS, Ndumele CE, Mosley TH, Hoogeveen RC, Coresh J, Wright JD, Heiss G, Boerwinkle EA, Bozkurt B, Solomon SD, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. High-sensitivity troponin T and cardiovascular events in systolic blood pressure categories: atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Hypertension. 2015 Jan; 65(1):78-84. PMID: 25350984; PMCID: PMC4268376.
    48. Filion KB, Agarwal SK, Ballantyne CM, Eberg M, Hoogeveen RC, Huxley RR, Loehr LR, Nambi V, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Am Heart J. 2015 Jan; 169(1):31-8.e3. PMID: 25497245; PMCID: PMC4429290.
    49. Ndumele CE, Coresh J, Lazo M, Hoogeveen RC, Blumenthal RS, Folsom AR, Selvin E, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Obesity, subclinical myocardial injury, and incident heart failure. JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Dec; 2(6):600-7. PMID: 25443112; PMCID: PMC4345168.
    50. 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. PMID: 25279867.
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    51. Basra SS, Pokharel Y, Hira RS, Bandeali SJ, Nambi V, Deswal A, Nasir K, Martin SS, Vogel RA, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Relation between playing position and coronary artery calcium scores in retired National Football League players. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Dec 15; 114(12):1836-40. PMID: 25432152.
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    52. 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. PMID: 25193489.
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    53. Gupta DK, Skali H, Claggett B, Kasabov R, Cheng S, Shah AM, Loehr LR, Heiss G, Nambi V, Aguilar D, Wruck LM, Matsushita K, Folsom AR, Rosamond WD, Solomon SD. Heart failure risk across the spectrum of ankle-brachial index: the ARIC study (Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities). JACC Heart Fail. 2014 Oct; 2(5):447-54. PMID: 25194293; PMCID: PMC4194157.
    54. 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. PMID: 25105582.
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    55. 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. PMID: 24814485.
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    56. 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. PMID: 24648005.
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    57. 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. PMID: 24530665; PMCID: PMC3984900.
    58. 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. PMID: 24558027; PMCID: PMC4006375.
    59. Nicholls SJ, Kastelein JJ, Schwartz GG, Bash D, Rosenson RS, Cavender MA, Brennan DM, Koenig W, Jukema JW, Nambi V, Wright RS, Menon V, Lincoff AM, Nissen SE. Varespladib and cardiovascular events in patients with an acute coronary syndrome: the VISTA-16 randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Jan 15; 311(3):252-62. PMID: 24247616.
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    60. 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. PMID: 24267254; PMCID: PMC4545656.
    61. Bell EJ, Selvin E, Lutsey PL, Nambi V, Cushman M, Folsom AR. Glycemia (hemoglobin A1c) and incident venous thromboembolism in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort study. Vasc Med. 2013 Oct; 18(5):245-50. PMID: 24165467; PMCID: PMC3980470.
    62. 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. PMID: 24036936; PMCID: PMC4208068.
    63. 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. PMID: 23891427; PMCID: PMC3800478.
    64. 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. PMID: 23861484; PMCID: PMC3908901.
    65. 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. PMID: 23759168; PMCID: PMC3725197.
    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. PMID: 23660848; PMCID: PMC4334904.
    67. 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. PMID: 23598274; PMCID: PMC3647285.
    68. Folsom AR, Nambi V, Bell EJ, Oluleye OW, Gottesman RF, Lutsey PL, Huxley RR, Ballantyne CM. Troponin T, N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide, and incidence of stroke: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study. Stroke. 2013 Apr; 44(4):961-7. PMID: 23471272; PMCID: PMC3614093.
    69. Yu B, Barbalic M, Brautbar A, Nambi V, Hoogeveen RC, Tang W, Mosley TH, Rotter JI, deFilippi CR, O'Donnell CJ, Kathiresan S, Rice K, Heckbert SR, Ballantyne CM, Psaty BM, Boerwinkle E. Association of genome-wide variation with highly sensitive cardiac troponin-T levels in European Americans and Blacks: a meta-analysis from atherosclerosis risk in communities and cardiovascular health studies. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013 Feb; 6(1):82-8. PMID: 23247143; PMCID: PMC3693561.
    70. Oluleye OW, Folsom AR, Nambi V, Lutsey PL, Ballantyne CM. Troponin T, B-type natriuretic peptide, C-reactive protein, and cause-specific mortality. Ann Epidemiol. 2013 Feb; 23(2):66-73. PMID: 23228375; PMCID: PMC3543509.
    71. Neeland IJ, Drazner MH, Berry JD, Ayers CR, deFilippi C, Seliger SL, Nambi V, McGuire DK, Omland T, de Lemos JA. Biomarkers of chronic cardiac injury and hemodynamic stress identify a malignant phenotype of left ventricular hypertrophy in the general population. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013 Jan 15; 61(2):187-95. PMID: 23219305; PMCID: PMC3547631.
    72. Kayani WT, Bandeali SJ, Lee VV, Elayda M, Khan A, Nambi V, Jneid H, Alam M, Wilson JM, Huang HD, Birnbaum Y, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between statins and infections after coronary artery bypass grafting. Int J Cardiol. 2013 Sep 20; 168(1):117-20. PMID: 23046597.
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    73. Rubin J, Nambi V, Chambless LE, Steffes MW, Juraschek SP, Coresh J, Sharrett AR, Selvin E. Hyperglycemia and arterial stiffness: the Atherosclerosis Risk in the Communities study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Nov; 225(1):246-51. PMID: 23031361; PMCID: PMC3936879.
    74. Folsom AR, Nambi V, Pankow JS, Tang W, Farbakhsh K, Yamagishi K, Boerwinkle E. Effect of 9p21 genetic variation on coronary heart disease is not modified by other risk markers. The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Atherosclerosis. 2012 Oct; 224(2):435-9. PMID: 22935634; PMCID: PMC3459136.
    75. Bandeali SJ, Kayani WT, Lee VV, Pan W, Elayda MA, Nambi V, Jneid HM, Alam M, Wilson JM, Birnbaum Y, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Outcomes of preoperative angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor therapy in patients undergoing isolated coronary artery bypass grafting. Am J Cardiol. 2012 Oct 1; 110(7):919-23. PMID: 22727178.
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