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VIJAY NAMBI

TitleAssociate Professor
InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine
DepartmentDepartment of Medicine
DivisionMedicine-Athero & Lipoproteins
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    InstitutionBaylor College of Medicine


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    K23HL096893     (NAMBI, VIJAY)Sep 1, 2009 - May 31, 2013
    NIH/NHLBI
    Improving cardiovascular risk assessment using ultrasound imaging
    Role: Principal Investigator

    I01CX001112     (NAMBI, VIJAY)Oct 1, 2014 - Mar 31, 2020
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    Biomarker guided therapies in Stage A/B Heart Failure
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    1. Pokharel Y, Mouhanna F, Schneider ALC, Rawlings AM, Knopman DS, Nambi V, Virani SS, Hoogeveen RC, Alonso A, Heiss G, Coresh J, Mosley T, Gottesman R, Selvin E, Ballantyne C, Power MC. High-Sensitive Troponin T, Natriuretic Peptide, and Cognitive Change. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2019 Jul 30. PMID: 31359423.
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    2. Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Seven Metrics That Will Determine Your Cardiovascular Success or Failure. JACC Heart Fail. 2019 Aug; 7(8):648-650. PMID: 31302041.
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    3. Tehrani DM, Fan W, Nambi V, Gardin J, Hirsch CH, Amsterdam E, deFilippi CR, Polonsky T, Wong ND. Trends in Blood Pressure and High-Sensitivity Cardiac Troponin-T with Cardiovascular Disease: The Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Hypertens. 2019 Jun 21. PMID: 31232455.
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    4. Jaspers NEM, Blaha MJ, Matsushita K, van der Schouw YT, Wareham NJ, Khaw KT, Geisel MH, Lehmann N, Erbel R, Jöckel KH, van der Graaf Y, Verschuren WMM, Boer JMA, Nambi V, Visseren FLJ, Dorresteijn JAN. Prediction of individualized lifetime benefit from cholesterol lowering, blood pressure lowering, antithrombotic therapy, and smoking cessation in apparently healthy people. Eur Heart J. 2019 May 18. PMID: 31102402.
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    5. Jia X, Al Rifai M, Ramsey DJ, Ahmed ST, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Stone NJ, Virani SS. Association Between Lipid Testing and Statin Adherence in the Veterans Affairs Health System. Am J Med. 2019 May 17. PMID: 31103643.
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    6. Wang Z, Zhu C, Nambi V, Morrison AC, Folsom AR, Ballantyne CM, Boerwinkle E, Yu B. Metabolomic Pattern Predicts Incident Coronary Heart Disease. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2019 Jul; 39(7):1475-1482. PMID: 31092011.
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    7. Pokharel Y, Mouhanna F, Nambi V, Virani SS, Hoogeveen R, Alonso A, Heiss G, Coresh J, Mosley T, Gottesman RF, Ballantyne CM, Power MC. ApoB, small-dense LDL-C, Lp(a), LpPLA2 activity, and cognitive change. Neurology. 2019 May 28; 92(22):e2580-e2593. PMID: 31043469.
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    8. Jia X, Sun W, Hoogeveen RC, Nambi V, Matsushita K, Folsom AR, Heiss G, Couper DJ, Solomon SD, Boerwinkle E, Shah A, Selvin E, de Lemos JA, Ballantyne CM. High-Sensitivity Troponin I and Incident Coronary Events, Stroke, Heart Failure Hospitalization, and Mortality in the ARIC Study. Circulation. 2019 Jun 04; 139(23):2642-2653. PMID: 31030544.
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    9. Trang A, Kampangkaew J, Fernandes R, Tiwana J, Misra A, Hamzeh I, Blaustein A, Aguilar D, Shah T, Ballantyne C, Quinones M, Nagueh SF, Dokanish H, Virani SS, Deswal A, Kirkpatrick JN, Nambi V. Understanding by General Providers of the Echocardiogram Report. Am J Cardiol. 2019 Jul 15; 124(2):296-302. PMID: 31104774.
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    10. Jia X, Akeroyd JM, Nasir K, Nambi V, Ballantyne CM, Petersen LA, Virani SS. Eligibility and Cost for Icosapent Ethyl Based on the REDUCE-IT Trial. Circulation. 2019 Mar 05; 139(10):1341-1343. PMID: 30865483.
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    11. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Michos ED, Morris PB, Nasir K, Smith SC, Stone NJ, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Applicability and Cost Implications for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors Based on the ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial. Circulation. 2019 Jan 15; 139(3):410-412. PMID: 30586689.
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    12. Saeed A, Sun W, Agarwala A, Virani SS, Nambi V, Coresh J, Selvin E, Boerwinkle E, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC. Lipoprotein(a) levels and risk of cardiovascular disease events in individuals with diabetes mellitus or prediabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Atherosclerosis. 2019 Mar; 282:52-56. PMID: 30685442.
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    13. Nambi V, Rohatgi A, Bhatt DL. Is RCT (Reverse Cholesterol Transport) Ready for an RCT (Randomized Controlled Trial)? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 12 25; 72(25):3270-3273. PMID: 30573029.
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    14. Saeed A, Virani SS, Ballantyne CM, Taylor AA, Nambi V. Are All Benefits and Harms Equal? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 08 14; 72(7):819-820. PMID: 30092962.
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    15. Saeed A, Feofanova EV, Yu B, Sun W, Virani SS, Nambi V, Coresh J, Guild CS, Boerwinkle E, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC. Remnant-Like Particle Cholesterol, Low-Density Lipoprotein Triglycerides, and Incident Cardiovascular Disease. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2018 07 10; 72(2):156-169. PMID: 29976289.
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    16. Saeed A, Dabhadkar K, Virani SS, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Correction to: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018 06 19; 20(9):42. PMID: 29915890.
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    17. Basra SS, Wang TY, Simon DN, Chiswell K, Virani SS, Alam M, Nambi V, Denktas AE, Deswal A, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Peterson ED, Jneid H. Ticagrelor Use in Acute Myocardial Infarction: Insights From the National Cardiovascular Data Registry. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018 06 09; 7(12). PMID: 29886424.
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    18. Saeed A, Virani SS, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Case reports of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibition nonresponse. J Clin Lipidol. 2018 Sep - Oct; 12(5):1141-1145. PMID: 30318064.
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    19. Saeed A, Dabhadkar K, Virani SS, Jones PH, Ballantyne CM, Nambi V. Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions. Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2018 05 21; 20(7):35. PMID: 29781057.
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    20. 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 06; 23(3):232-240. PMID: 29600737.
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    21. Saeed A, Nambi V, Sun W, Virani SS, Taffet GE, 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 06 05; 71(22):2527-2536. PMID: 29535064.
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    22. Faza NN, Virani SS, Nambi V, Shah T. Aberrant Course of Pacemaker Leads: When Left is Left. Tex Heart Inst J. 2018 02; 45(1):52-53. PMID: 29556156.
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    23. 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: ARIC Study. Circulation. 2018 05 15; 137(20):2142-2151. PMID: 29386202.
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    24. Nambi V, Deswal A, Ballantyne CM. Prevention of "Failure": Is It a Failure of Prevention? Circulation. 2018 01 09; 137(2):106-108. PMID: 29311345.
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    25. Nambi V, Bhatt DL. Primary Prevention of Atherosclerosis: Time to Take a Selfie? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2017 12 19; 70(24):2992-2994. PMID: 29241486.
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    26. 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 01; 64(1):201-209. PMID: 29158254.
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    27. Saeed A, Kampangkaew J, Nambi V. Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Women. Methodist Debakey Cardiovasc J. 2017 Oct-Dec; 13(4):185-192. PMID: 29744010.
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    28. Kampangkaew J, Pickett S, Nambi V. Advances in the management of dyslipidemia. Curr Opin Cardiol. 2017 Jul; 32(4):348-355. PMID: 28505047.
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    29. 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 07; 262:131-137. PMID: 28554015.
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    30. Virani SS, Akeroyd JM, Nambi V, Heidenreich PA, Morris PB, Nasir K, Michos ED, Bittner VA, Petersen LA, Ballantyne CM. Estimation of Eligibility for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors and Associated Costs Based on the FOURIER Trial (Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk): Insights From the Department of Veterans Affairs. Circulation. 2017 06 20; 135(25):2572-2574. PMID: 28465286.
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    31. 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 05; 5(5):377-384. PMID: 28449797.
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    32. 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 04 01; 2(4):361-369. PMID: 28249067.
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    33. 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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    34. 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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    35. 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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    36. 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. 2017 01; 5(1):56-63. PMID: 28017350.
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    37. Johri AM, Herr JE, Li TY, Yau O, Nambi V. Novel Ultrasound Methods to Investigate Carotid Artery Plaque Vulnerability. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2017 02; 30(2):139-148. PMID: 27986358.
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    38. 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. 2017 04; 24(6):628-638. PMID: 27941157.
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    39. 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 09 20; 68(12):1368-9. PMID: 27634128.
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    40. Willeit P, Kaptoge S, Welsh P, Butterworth AS, Chowdhury R, Spackman SA, Pennells L, Gao P, Burgess S, Freitag DF, Sweeting M, Wood AM, Cook NR, Judd S, Trompet S, Nambi V, Olsen MH, Everett BM, Kee F, Ärnlöv J, Salomaa V, Levy D, Kauhanen J, Laukkanen JA, Kavousi M, Ninomiya T, Casas JP, Daniels LB, Lind L, Kistorp CN, Rosenberg J, Mueller T, Rubattu S, Panagiotakos DB, Franco OH, de Lemos JA, Luchner A, Kizer JR, Kiechl S, Salonen JT, Goya Wannamethee S, de Boer RA, Nordestgaard BG, Andersson J, Jørgensen T, Melander O, Ballantyne ChM, DeFilippi Ch, Ridker PM, Cushman M, Rosamond WD, Thompson SG, Gudnason V, Sattar N, Danesh J, Di Angelantonio E. 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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    41. Naqvi TZ, Nambi V. Risk Statins or Risk "Zero" on Atherosclerosis Imaging for Risk Stratification? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 08 30; 68(9):892-4. PMID: 27561761.
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    42. 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 10; 253:156-163. PMID: 27665201.
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    43. 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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    44. 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 08 01; 1(5):519-28. PMID: 27439107.
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    45. 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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    46. 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 07 28; 5(8). PMID: 27468925.
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    47. 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.
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    48. 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):657-662. PMID: 26975902.
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    49. 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.
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    50. 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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    51. 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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    52. 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 06; 9(3):184-93. PMID: 26891844.
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    53. 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 09; 23(14):1529-36. PMID: 26869459.
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    54. 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.
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    55. McRae MP, Bozkurt B, Ballantyne CM, Sanchez X, Christodoulides N, Simmons G, Nambi V, Misra A, Miller CS, Ebersole JL, Campbell C, McDevitt JT. Cardiac ScoreCard: A Diagnostic Multivariate Index Assay System for Predicting a Spectrum of Cardiovascular Disease. Expert Syst Appl. 2016 Jul 15; 54:136-147. PMID: 31467464.
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    56. 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.
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    57. 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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    58. 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. 2016 09; 9(9):1118-1119. PMID: 26684968.
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    59. 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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    60. 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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    61. 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 Oct 16; 16:126. PMID: 26475736.
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    62. 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 01; 132(9):825-33. PMID: 26152706.
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    63. 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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    64. 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 Dec; 20(6):501-8. PMID: 26060082.
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    65. 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.
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    66. 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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    67. 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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    68. 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.
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    69. 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.
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    70. 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.
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    71. 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.
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    72. 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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    73. 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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    74. 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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