Professor Joseph F Polak, MD MPH - Tufts University School of Medicine - Chief of Radiology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

Professor Joseph F Polak

MD MPH

Tufts University School of Medicine

Chief of Radiology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

Boston, MA | United States

Main Specialties: Cardiovascular Disease

Additional Specialties: Radiology, cardiovascular Diseases, Iterventional radiology

Professor Joseph F Polak, MD MPH - Tufts University School of Medicine - Chief of Radiology, Lemuel Shattuck Hospital

Professor Joseph F Polak

MD MPH

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Primary Affiliation: Tufts University School of Medicine - Boston, MA , United States

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127Publications

2855Reads

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2046PubMed Central Citations

Associations of Coffee, Tea, and Caffeine Intake with Coronary Artery Calcification and Cardiovascular Events.

Am J Med 2017 02 15;130(2):188-197.e5. Epub 2016 Sep 15.

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, Md.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2016.08.038DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5263166PMC
February 2017
76 Reads
1 Citation
5.003 Impact Factor

Risk Factors for Incident Carotid Artery Revascularization among Older Adults: The Cardiovascular Health Study.

Cerebrovasc Dis Extra 2016 16;6(3):129-139. Epub 2016 Nov 16.

Division of Cardiology, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1159/000452426DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5836156PMC
November 2016
7 Reads
1 Citation

Mediterranean diet score and left ventricular structure and function: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Am J Clin Nutr 2016 Sep 3;104(3):595-602. Epub 2016 Aug 3.

Division of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, The University of Texas Health Science Center-Houston, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3945/ajcn.115.128579DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4997295PMC
September 2016
49 Reads
4 Citations
6.770 Impact Factor

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness as Surrogate for and Predictor of CVD.

Glob Heart 2016 09;11(3):295-312.e3

Ultrasound Reading Center, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2016.08.006DOI Listing
September 2016
2 Reads
3 Citations

Concentration of Smaller High-Density Lipoprotein Particle (HDL-P) Is Inversely Correlated With Carotid Intima Media Thickening After Confounder Adjustment: The Multi Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 05 20;5(5). Epub 2016 May 20.

Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA Department of Genome Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.115.002977DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4889175PMC
May 2016
49 Reads
3 Citations
2.882 Impact Factor

Carotid Atherosclerosis and Cerebral Microbleeds: The Framingham Heart Study.

J Am Heart Assoc 2016 Mar 18;5(3):e002377. Epub 2016 Mar 18.

Department of Neurology, School of Public Health at Boston University, Boston, MA NHLBI's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.115.002377DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4943235PMC
March 2016
45 Reads
5 Citations
2.882 Impact Factor

Common genetic variants and subclinical atherosclerosis: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Atherosclerosis 2016 Feb 8;245:230-6. Epub 2015 Dec 8.

National Institutes of Health, Radiology and Imaging Sciences, Bethesda, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.11.034DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4738145PMC
February 2016
61 Reads
10 Citations
3.994 Impact Factor

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

PLoS One 2015 18;10(3):e0116377. Epub 2015 Mar 18.

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America; Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, United States of America; Miami Cardiovascular Institute (MCVI), Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, United States of America; Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, United States of America.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4364761PMC
February 2016
28 Reads
7 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Associations of Coronary Heart Disease with Common Carotid Artery Near and Far Wall Intima-Media Thickness: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2015 Sep 2;28(9):1114-21. Epub 2015 May 2.

Department of Radiology, Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2015.04.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4567434PMC
September 2015
7 Reads
1 Citation
4.060 Impact Factor

Left Ventricular Ejection Time Derived From the Common Carotid Artery Doppler Waveform: Association With Left Ventricular Ejection Fraction and Prediction of Heart Failure.

J Ultrasound Med 2015 Jul;34(7):1237-42

Departments of Radiology (J.F.P.) and Vascular Surgery (J.M.A.-C., J.M.E.) and Division of Cardiology, Cardiovascular Center (J.M.A.-C., A.R.P.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7863/ultra.34.7.1237DOI Listing
July 2015
3 Reads
3 Citations
1.532 Impact Factor

Coronary Artery Calcium Improves Risk Assessment in Adults With a Family History of Premature Coronary Heart Disease: Results From Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Circ Cardiovasc Imaging 2015 Jun;8(6):e003186

From the Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (J.P., M.A.R., M.J. Blaha, W.S.P., R.S.B., K.N., J.W.M.); Division of Internal Medicine, Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center, Richmond (J.P.); Division of Cardiology, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA, Torrance, CA (M.J. Budoff); Department of Radiology Cardiovascular Center, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (J.F.P.); Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD (D.A.B.); Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Medicine, Veterans Administration, Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, CA (M.T.S.); Department of Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA (M.T.S.); Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle (R.A.K.); Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes and Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami (K.N.); and the Departments of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, and Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami (K.N.).

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https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.115.0031
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCIMAGING.115.003186DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5580027PMC
June 2015
70 Reads
4 Citations
5.320 Impact Factor

Edge-detected common carotid artery intima-media thickness and incident coronary heart disease in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

J Am Heart Assoc 2015 Jun 15;4(6):e001492. Epub 2015 Jun 15.

Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, MA (D.H.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.114.001492DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4599522PMC
June 2015
4 Reads
7 Citations
2.882 Impact Factor

Systemic inflammation and cardiovascular risk factors predict rapid progression of atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis.

Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Jun 20;74(6):1118-23. Epub 2014 May 20.

Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology, Department of Medicine, The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-205058DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4239202PMC
June 2015
14 Reads
15 Citations
10.380 Impact Factor

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

Atherosclerosis 2015 Apr 7;239(2):412-8. Epub 2015 Feb 7.

Cardiology Division, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD, USA; Department of Radiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2015.01.041DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4361257PMC
April 2015
20 Reads
2 Citations
3.994 Impact Factor

Relationship of cigarette smoking with inflammation and subclinical vascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2015 Apr 5;35(4):1002-10. Epub 2015 Mar 5.

From the Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Heart Disease (J.W.M., K.N., A.P.D., R.S.B., M.J. Blaha) and Division of Cardiology (J.A.C.L., W.S.P.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Center for Wellness and Prevention, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami Beach (K.N.); Division of Cardiology, University of Louisville, Rudd Heart and Lung Center, KY (A.P.D.); Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD (D.A.B.); Division of Cardiology, Wake Forest University Health Center, Winston-Salem, NC (W.G.H.); Division of General Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Department of Medicine and Department of Epidemiology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY (R.G.B.); Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute at Harbor-UCLA, Los Angeles, CA (M.J. Budoff); Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (M.S., A.N.-A., W.S.P., M.J.B.); and Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (J.F.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.304960DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4484586PMC
April 2015
27 Reads
37 Citations
6.000 Impact Factor

Common carotid intima-media thickness relates to cardiovascular events in adults aged <45 years.

Hypertension 2015 Apr 26;65(4):707-13. Epub 2015 Jan 26.

From the Department of Radiology (A.L.M.E.), Department of Cardiovascular Epidemiology, Julius Center for Health Sciences and Primary Care (K.A.G., D.E.G., S.A.E.P., M.L.B., H.M.d.R.), and Department of Experimental Cardiology (I.E.H., H.M.d.R.), University Medical Center, Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands; Department of Cardiac Sciences and Libin Cardiovascular Institute of Alberta, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada (T.J.A.); Department of Epidemiology and Public Health University College London, London, United Kingdom (A.R.B.); Department of Clinical Sciences in Malmö, Lund University, Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden (G.E., B.H., M.R.); Department of Biostatistical Sciences and Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (G.W.E.); Division of Vascular Medicine, Department of General Internal Medicine, Radboud University Medical Centre Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands (J.d.G., S.H.); Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Malaya Medical Center, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (D.E.G.); Osaka Medical Center for Health Science and Promotion, Osaka, Japan (A.I., A.K.); Department of Neurology, Tokyo Women Medical University, Tokyo, Japan (K.K.); Division of Cardiology and Population Health Research Institute, Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada (E.M.L.); Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Goethe-University, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (M.W.L., M.S.); Brain and Circulation Research Group, Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Tromsø, Tromsø, Norway (E.B.M.); Department of General Practice, EMGO Institute, VU Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (G.N., J.M.D.); Stroke Center, Department of Neurology, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan (S.O.); Department of Radiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (D.H.O'L., J.F.P.); Centre for Population Health Sciences, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom (J.F.P., C.R.); Cardiology Division, De

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.114.04658DOI Listing
April 2015
59 Reads
10 Citations
6.480 Impact Factor

Association of common carotid artery Doppler-determined dicrotic notch velocity with the left ventricular ejection fraction.

J Ultrasound Med 2015 Mar;34(3):461-7

Departments of Radiology (J.F.P.) and Vascular Surgery (J.M.A.-C., J.M.E.) and Division of Cardiology/Cardiovascular Center (J.M.A.-C., A.R.P.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7863/ultra.34.3.461DOI Listing
March 2015
4 Reads
1.532 Impact Factor

Value of complete full-length lower extremity sonography in patients undergoing computed tomographic pulmonary angiography.

J Ultrasound Med 2014 Dec;33(12):2137-43

Departments of Radiology (G.S., N.J.H., J.F.P.) and Vascular Surgery (J.M.E., J.M.A.-C.), Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts USA.

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December 2014
7 Reads
1.532 Impact Factor

Biomarkers of cardiovascular stress and subclinical atherosclerosis in the community.

Clin Chem 2014 Nov 18;60(11):1402-8. Epub 2014 Sep 18.

Framingham Heart Study of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute and Boston University School of Medicine, Framingham, MA; Cardiovascular Medicine Section, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA;

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http://www.clinchem.org/cgi/doi/10.1373/clinchem.2014.227116
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1373/clinchem.2014.227116DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4376479PMC
November 2014
16 Reads
2 Citations
7.911 Impact Factor

Association of exhaled carbon monoxide with subclinical cardiovascular disease and their conjoint impact on the incidence of cardiovascular outcomes.

Eur Heart J 2014 Nov 25;35(42):2980-7. Epub 2014 Feb 25.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Framingham Heart Study, Framingham, MA, USA Sections of Preventive Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Cardiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehu052DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4271053PMC
November 2014
3 Reads
4 Citations
15.203 Impact Factor

Associations of common carotid intima-media thickness with coronary heart disease risk factors and events vary with distance from the carotid bulb.

J Am Soc Echocardiogr 2014 Sep 15;27(9):991-7. Epub 2014 Jun 15.

Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.echo.2014.04.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4149919PMC
September 2014
27 Reads
3 Citations
4.060 Impact Factor

Mediation of cardiovascular risk factor effects through subclinical vascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 2014 Aug 29;34(8):1778-83. Epub 2014 May 29.

From the Heart and Vascular Center of Excellence, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (J.Y., D.M.H.); Department of Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (J.A.D., R.N., R.L.M.); Department of Radiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA (J.F.P.); National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD (C.T.S.); Division of Public Health Sciences, Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (A.B., G.L.B.); and Department of Radiology, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN (J.J.C.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/ATVBAHA.114.303753DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4329880PMC
August 2014
50 Reads
3 Citations
6.000 Impact Factor

Healthy lifestyle change and subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.

Circulation 2014 Jul 28;130(1):10-7. Epub 2014 Apr 28.

From the Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL (B.S., A.C.M., L.A.C., J.S., M.R., M.L.D., K.L.); Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (J.F.P.); Division of Cardiovascular Sciences, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD (J.P.R.); and Division of Research, Kaiser Permanente Northern California, Oakland, CA (S.S.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.113.005445DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4615574PMC
July 2014
39 Reads
36 Citations
14.430 Impact Factor

Plasma and serum L-selectin and clinical and subclinical cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Transl Res 2014 Jun 21;163(6):585-92. Epub 2014 Feb 21.

Division of Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences Research, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minn. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trsl.2014.02.001DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4029851PMC
June 2014
4 Reads
4 Citations

Cardiovascular Disease-Risk Markers in HIV Patients.

J AIDS Clin Res 2014 Jun;5(7)

Division of Nutrition and Infection, Department of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston, MA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-6113.1000317DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4439003PMC
June 2014
3 Reads
2 Citations

Carotid artery plaque morphology and composition in relation to incident cardiovascular events: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).

Radiology 2014 May 4;271(2):381-9. Epub 2014 Mar 4.

From the Department of Medical Imaging, Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (A.E.H.Z.); Departments of Radiology (B.A.W., J.A.C.L.) and Medicine (J.A.C.L.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md; Collaborative Health Studies Coordinating Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Wash (R.L.M.); Department of Radiology, University of California-Los Angeles School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif (A.S.G.); Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn (A.R.F.); Department of Radiology, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, Mass (J.F.P.); and Department of Radiology and Imaging Sciences, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, 10 Center Dr, Bldg 10/1C355, Bethesda, MD 20892 (D.A.B.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1148/radiol.14131020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4263652PMC
May 2014
30 Reads
16 Citations
6.870 Impact Factor

Fibroblast growth factor-23 and cardiovascular disease in the general population: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Circ Heart Fail 2014 May 25;7(3):409-17. Epub 2014 Mar 25.

From the Kidney Research Institute, Department of Medicine, Division of Nephrology (B.K., M.C.S., C.R.-C., J.R., D.R., I.H.d.B.), Department of Laboratory Medicine (A.N.H.), Cardiovascular Health Research Unit, Departments of Medicine and Epidemiology (D.S.S.), and Department of Epidemiology (M.B.), University of Washington, Seattle; Division of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego (J.H.I.); Nephrology Section, Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System, CA (J.H.I.); and Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California at San Diego (J.H.I.); Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (J.A.C.L.); and Department of Radiology, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Boston, MA (J.F.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCHEARTFAILURE.113.000952DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4031265PMC
May 2014
9 Reads
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5.891 Impact Factor

Incident stroke is associated with common carotid artery diameter and not common carotid artery intima-media thickness.

Stroke 2014 May 18;45(5):1442-6. Epub 2014 Mar 18.

From the Department of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA (J.F.P.); Department of Neurology, University of Miami, FL (R.L.S.); Division of Cardiology (W.S.P.) and Department of Medicine (W.S.P., D.V.), Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD; Department of Neurology, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Winston-Salem, NC (M.K.A.); and Department of Radiology, Saint Elizabeth's Medical Center, Brighton, MA (D.H.O.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/STROKEAHA.114.004850DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4270293PMC
May 2014
7 Reads
4 Citations
5.723 Impact Factor

Childhood family psychosocial environment and carotid intima media thickness: the CARDIA study.

Soc Sci Med 2014 Mar 19;104:15-22. Epub 2013 Dec 19.

Department of Psychiatry, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Department of Psychology, University of Pittsburgh, USA; Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.12.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4017861PMC
March 2014
29 Reads
3 Citations
2.890 Impact Factor

Lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2, a novel cardiovascular inflammatory marker, in HIV-infected patients.

Clin Infect Dis 2014 Mar 11;58(6):893-900. Epub 2013 Dec 11.

Nutrition Infection Unit, Tufts University School of Medicine.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/cit815DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3935500PMC
March 2014
18 Reads
7 Citations
8.890 Impact Factor

Genome-wide association analysis of blood-pressure traits in African-ancestry individuals reveals common associated genes in African and non-African populations.

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Nora Franceschini Ervin Fox Zhaogong Zhang Todd L Edwards Michael A Nalls Yun Ju Sung Bamidele O Tayo Yan V Sun Omri Gottesman Adebawole Adeyemo Andrew D Johnson J Hunter Young Ken Rice Qing Duan Fang Chen Yun Li Hua Tang Myriam Fornage Keith L Keene Jeanette S Andrews Jennifer A Smith Jessica D Faul Zhang Guangfa Wei Guo Yu Liu Sarah S Murray Solomon K Musani Sathanur Srinivasan Digna R Velez Edwards Heming Wang Lewis C Becker Pascal Bovet Murielle Bochud Ulrich Broeckel Michel Burnier Cara Carty Daniel I Chasman Georg Ehret Wei-Min Chen Guanjie Chen Wei Chen Jingzhong Ding Albert W Dreisbach Michele K Evans Xiuqing Guo Melissa E Garcia Rich Jensen Margaux F Keller Guillaume Lettre Vaneet Lotay Lisa W Martin Jason H Moore Alanna C Morrison Thomas H Mosley Adesola Ogunniyi Walter Palmas George Papanicolaou Alan Penman Joseph F Polak Paul M Ridker Babatunde Salako Andrew B Singleton Daniel Shriner Kent D Taylor Ramachandran Vasan Kerri Wiggins Scott M Williams Lisa R Yanek Wei Zhao Alan B Zonderman Diane M Becker Gerald Berenson Eric Boerwinkle Erwin Bottinger Mary Cushman Charles Eaton Fredrik Nyberg Gerardo Heiss Joel N Hirschhron Virginia J Howard Konrad J Karczewsk Matthew B Lanktree Kiang Liu Yongmei Liu Ruth Loos Karen Margolis Michael Snyder Bruce M Psaty Nicholas J Schork David R Weir Charles N Rotimi Michele M Sale Tamara Harris Sharon L R Kardia Steven C Hunt Donna Arnett Susan Redline Richard S Cooper Neil J Risch D C Rao Jerome I Rotter Aravinda Chakravarti Alex P Reiner Daniel Levy Brendan J Keating Xiaofeng Zhu

Am J Hum Genet 2013 Sep 22;93(3):545-54. Epub 2013 Aug 22.

Department of Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2013.07.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3769920PMC
September 2013
74 Reads
63 Citations
10.931 Impact Factor

Relation of leptin to left ventricular hypertrophy (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis).

Am J Cardiol 2013 Sep 24;112(5):726-30. Epub 2013 May 24.

Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2013.04.053DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3745795PMC
September 2013
8 Reads
16 Citations
3.280 Impact Factor

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

Hypertension 2013 Sep 8;62(3):477-84. Epub 2013 Jul 8.

Welch Center for Prevention, Epidemiology and Clinical Research, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/HYPERTENSIONAHA.113.01605DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3838105PMC
September 2013
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Environ Health 2013 May 3;12:39. Epub 2013 May 3.

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Pulse pressure and subclinical cardiovascular disease in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

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Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, MI, USA.

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Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 4225 Roosevelt Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105, USA.

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Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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Tufts Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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Tufts Medical Center, Department of Radiology, 800 Washington Street, Box 299, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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Common carotid artery intima-media thickness progression as a predictor of stroke in multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

Stroke 2011 Nov 1;42(11):3017-21. Epub 2011 Sep 1.

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HIV infection and progression of carotid and coronary atherosclerosis: the CARE study.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2011 Oct;58(2):148-53

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Am J Epidemiol 2011 Sep 27;174(5):528-36. Epub 2011 Jun 27.

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Nat Genet 2011 Sep 11;43(10):940-7. Epub 2011 Sep 11.

Cardiovascular Health Research Unit and Department of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Vasc Med 2011 Aug 27;16(4):247-52. Epub 2011 Jun 27.

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Framingham risk score and early markers of atherosclerosis in a cohort of adults infected with HIV.

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Carotid-wall intima-media thickness and cardiovascular events.

N Engl J Med 2011 Jul;365(3):213-21

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Inter-reader differences in common carotid artery intima-media thickness: implications for cardiovascular risk assessment and vascular age determination.

J Ultrasound Med 2011 Jul;30(7):915-20

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Am J Epidemiol 2011 Jul 17;174(2):165-72. Epub 2011 Jun 17.

Department of Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA.

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Associations of edge-detected and manual-traced common carotid intima-media thickness measurements with Framingham risk factors: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis.

Stroke 2011 Jul 5;42(7):1912-6. Epub 2011 May 5.

Department of Radiology, 299, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2011 Mar-Apr;20(2):155-61. Epub 2010 Jun 26.

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Environ Health Perspect 2011 Jun 18;119(6):844-51. Epub 2011 Jan 18.

University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2029, USA.

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Occup Environ Med 2011 May 8;68(5):319-26. Epub 2010 Oct 8.

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Kidney stones and subclinical atherosclerosis in young adults: the CARDIA study.

J Urol 2011 Mar 19;185(3):920-5. Epub 2011 Jan 19.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington, Division of Public Health Sciences, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Seattle, Washington, USA.

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Markers of atherosclerosis and inflammation and mortality in patients with HIV infection.

Atherosclerosis 2011 Feb 17;214(2):468-73. Epub 2010 Nov 17.

Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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Hypertension 2010 May 22;55(5):1210-6. Epub 2010 Mar 22.

Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA.

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Micronutrient concentrations and subclinical atherosclerosis in adults with HIV.

Am J Clin Nutr 2010 May 10;91(5):1213-9. Epub 2010 Mar 10.

Department of Medicine, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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J Rheumatol 2010 Apr 28;37(4):730-9. Epub 2010 Jan 28.

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AIDS 2010 Feb;24(4):583-92

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J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2010 Jan;19(1):58-65

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Stroke 2010 Jan 12;41(1):9-15. Epub 2009 Nov 12.

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Hypertension 2009 Dec 5;54(6):1408-15. Epub 2009 Oct 5.

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J Cardiovasc Med (Hagerstown) 2009 Oct;10(10):747-51

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Am J Clin Nutr 2009 Sep 22;90(3):647-54. Epub 2009 Jul 22.

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Psychosom Med 2009 Sep 6;71(7):756-62. Epub 2009 Aug 6.

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Lipids 2009 Aug 25;44(8):733-43. Epub 2009 Jun 25.

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Creation of virtual patients from CT images of cadavers to enhance integration of clinical and basic science student learning in anatomy.

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Am J Hematol 2009 Jun;84(6):349-53

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Carotid intima-media thickness: an early marker of cardiovascular disease.

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Ultrasound Q 2009 Jun;25(2):55-61

Ultrasound Reading Center, Tufts Medical Center and Professor of Radiology, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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Carotid artery atherosclerosis, MRI indices of brain ischemia, aging, and cognitive impairment: the Framingham study.

Stroke 2009 May 5;40(5):1590-6. Epub 2009 Mar 5.

Department of Neurology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA.

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Am J Kidney Dis 2009 Mar 27;53(3):389-98. Epub 2008 Sep 27.

Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

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Arterial stiffness is associated with regional ventricular systolic and diastolic dysfunction: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

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Arterial compliance and retinal vascular caliber in cerebrovascular disease.

Ann Neurol 2007 Dec;62(6):618-24

Centre for Eye Research Australia, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

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December 2007
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Association of carotid artery intima-media thickness, plaques, and C-reactive protein with future cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality: the Cardiovascular Health Study.

Circulation 2007 Jul 18;116(1):32-8. Epub 2007 Jun 18.

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, 10 Center Dr, MSC 1061, Bldg 10, Room B1D-416, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA.

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Prevalence and prognostic impact of subclinical cardiovascular disease in individuals with the metabolic syndrome and diabetes.

Diabetes 2007 Jun 16;56(6):1718-26. Epub 2007 Mar 16.

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Metabolic syndrome and subclinical atherosclerosis in patients infected with HIV.

Clin Infect Dis 2007 May 5;44(10):1368-74. Epub 2007 Apr 5.

Department of Medicine, Tufts-New England Medical Center, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02111, USA.

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May 2007
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