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Sinus Venosus Interatrial Communication, Anomalous Pulmonary Venous Return, Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm With Left Main Compression: Complex Case With Complex Management.

Can J Cardiol 2019 Apr 29;35(4):544.e7-544.e9. Epub 2018 Dec 29.

Cardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Center for Pulmonary Hypertension and Pulmonary Vascular Disease, School of Medicine and the Affiliated Hospital, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.12.030DOI Listing
April 2019

A multi-ancestry genome-wide study incorporating gene-smoking interactions identifies multiple new loci for pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure.

Authors:
Yun Ju Sung Lisa de Las Fuentes Thomas W Winkler Daniel I Chasman Amy R Bentley Aldi T Kraja Ioanna Ntalla Helen R Warren Xiuqing Guo Karen Schwander Alisa K Manning Michael R Brown Hugues Aschard Mary F Feitosa Nora Franceschini Yingchang Lu Ching-Yu Cheng Xueling Sim Dina Vojinovic Jonathan Marten Solomon K Musani Tuomas O Kilpeläinen Melissa A Richard Stella Aslibekyan Traci M Bartz Rajkumar Dorajoo Changwei Li Yongmei Liu Tuomo Rankinen Albert Vernon Smith Salman M Tajuddin Bamidele O Tayo Wei Zhao Yanhua Zhou Nana Matoba Tamar Sofer Maris Alver Marzyeh Amini Mathilde Boissel Jin Fang Chai Xu Chen Jasmin Divers Ilaria Gandin Chuan Gao Franco Giulianini Anuj Goel Sarah E Harris Fernando P Hartwig Meian He Andrea R V R Horimoto Fang-Chi Hsu Anne U Jackson Candace M Kammerer Anuradhani Kasturiratne Pirjo Komulainen Brigitte Kühnel Karin Leander Wen-Jane Lee Keng-Hung Lin Jian'an Luan Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Colin A McKenzie Christopher P Nelson Raymond Noordam Robert A Scott Wayne H H Sheu Alena Stančáková Fumihiko Takeuchi Peter J van der Most Tibor V Varga Robert J Waken Heming Wang Yajuan Wang Erin B Ware Stefan Weiss Wanqing Wen Lisa R Yanek Weihua Zhang Jing Hua Zhao Saima Afaq Tamuno Alfred Najaf Amin Dan E Arking Tin Aung R Graham Barr Lawrence F Bielak Eric Boerwinkle Erwin P Bottinger Peter S Braund Jennifer A Brody Ulrich Broeckel Brian Cade Archie Campbell Mickaël Canouil Aravinda Chakravarti Massimiliano Cocca Francis S Collins John M Connell Renée de Mutsert H Janaka de Silva Marcus Dörr Qing Duan Charles B Eaton Georg Ehret Evangelos Evangelou Jessica D Faul Nita G Forouhi Oscar H Franco Yechiel Friedlander He Gao Bruna Gigante C Charles Gu Preeti Gupta Saskia P Hagenaars Tamara B Harris Jiang He Sami Heikkinen Chew-Kiat Heng Albert Hofman Barbara V Howard Steven C Hunt Marguerite R Irvin Yucheng Jia Tomohiro Katsuya Joel Kaufman Nicola D Kerrison Chiea Chuen Khor Woon-Puay Koh Heikki A Koistinen Charles B Kooperberg Jose E Krieger Michiaki Kubo Zoltan Kutalik Johanna Kuusisto Timo A Lakka Carl D Langefeld Claudia Langenberg Lenore J Launer Joseph H Lee Benjamin Lehne Daniel Levy Cora E Lewis Yize Li Sing Hui Lim Ching-Ti Liu Jianjun Liu Jingmin Liu Yeheng Liu Marie Loh Kurt K Lohman Tin Louie Reedik Mägi Koichi Matsuda Thomas Meitinger Andres Metspalu Lili Milani Yukihide Momozawa Thomas H Mosley Mike A Nalls Ubaydah Nasri Jeff R O'Connell Adesola Ogunniyi Walter R Palmas Nicholette D Palmer James S Pankow Nancy L Pedersen Annette Peters Patricia A Peyser Ozren Polasek David Porteous Olli T Raitakari Frida Renström Treva K Rice Paul M Ridker Antonietta Robino Jennifer G Robinson Lynda M Rose Igor Rudan Charumathi Sabanayagam Babatunde L Salako Kevin Sandow Carsten O Schmidt Pamela J Schreiner William R Scott Peter Sever Mario Sims Colleen M Sitlani Blair H Smith Jennifer A Smith Harold Snieder John M Starr Konstantin Strauch Hua Tang Kent D Taylor Yik Ying Teo Yih Chung Tham André G Uitterlinden Melanie Waldenberger Lihua Wang Ya Xing Wang Wen Bin Wei Gregory Wilson Mary K Wojczynski Yong-Bing Xiang Jie Yao Jian-Min Yuan Alan B Zonderman Diane M Becker Michael Boehnke Donald W Bowden John C Chambers Yii-Der Ida Chen David R Weir Ulf de Faire Ian J Deary Tõnu Esko Martin Farrall Terrence Forrester Barry I Freedman Philippe Froguel Paolo Gasparini Christian Gieger Bernardo Lessa Horta Yi-Jen Hung Jost Bruno Jonas Norihiro Kato Jaspal S Kooner Markku Laakso Terho Lehtimäki Kae-Woei Liang Patrik K E Magnusson Albertine J Oldehinkel Alexandre C Pereira Thomas Perls Rainer Rauramaa Susan Redline Rainer Rettig Nilesh J Samani James Scott Xiao-Ou Shu Pim van der Harst Lynne E Wagenknecht Nicholas J Wareham Hugh Watkins Ananda R Wickremasinghe Tangchun Wu Yoichiro Kamatani Cathy C Laurie Claude Bouchard Richard S Cooper Michele K Evans Vilmundur Gudnason James Hixson Sharon L R Kardia Stephen B Kritchevsky Bruce M Psaty Rob M van Dam Donna K Arnett Dennis O Mook-Kanamori Myriam Fornage Ervin R Fox Caroline Hayward Cornelia M van Duijn E Shyong Tai Tien Yin Wong Ruth J F Loos Alex P Reiner Charles N Rotimi Laura J Bierut Xiaofeng Zhu L Adrienne Cupples Michael A Province Jerome I Rotter Paul W Franks Kenneth Rice Paul Elliott Mark J Caulfield W James Gauderman Patricia B Munroe Dabeeru C Rao Alanna C Morrison

Hum Mol Genet 2019 Apr 10. Epub 2019 Apr 10.

Human Genetics Center, Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics, and Environmental Sciences, School of Public Health, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddz070DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6644157PMC
April 2019

Association Between Serum Adipsin Levels and Insulin Resistance in Subjects With Various Degrees of Glucose Intolerance.

J Endocr Soc 2019 Feb 21;3(2):403-410. Epub 2018 Dec 21.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/js.2018-00359DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6364621PMC
February 2019

Negative association between serum aryl hydrocarbon receptor concentrations and β-cell function in patients with no history of diabetes undergoing coronary angiography.

J Diabetes 2018 Dec 27;10(12):958-964. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/1753-0407.12784
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/1753-0407.12784DOI Listing
December 2018

Levels of serum high mobility group box 1 were independently associated with cardiovascular risk in patients undergoing coronary angiography.

Clin Chim Acta 2018 Aug 26;483:130-134. Epub 2018 Apr 26.

Department of Medical Research; Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Healthcare and Services Center, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2018.04.032DOI Listing
August 2018

Testing for HbA1c, in addition to the oral glucose tolerance test, in screening for abnormal glucose regulation helps to reveal patients with early β-cell function impairment.

Clin Chem Lab Med 2018 07;56(8):1345-1352

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1515/cclm-2017-0846DOI Listing
July 2018

Vascular Plugging for the Enlarging Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation in a Patient With Idiopathic Pulmonary Artery Hypertension.

Can J Cardiol 2018 06 2;34(6):812.e9-812.e11. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Cardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Lin Shin Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cjca.2018.02.025DOI Listing
June 2018

Synergistic effect of renalase and chronic kidney disease on endothelin-1 in patients with coronary artery disease ‒ a cross-sectional study.

Sci Rep 2018 May 9;8(1):7378. Epub 2018 May 9.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung City, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-25763-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5943599PMC
May 2018

A Large-Scale Multi-ancestry Genome-wide Study Accounting for Smoking Behavior Identifies Multiple Significant Loci for Blood Pressure.

Authors:
Yun J Sung Thomas W Winkler Lisa de Las Fuentes Amy R Bentley Michael R Brown Aldi T Kraja Karen Schwander Ioanna Ntalla Xiuqing Guo Nora Franceschini Yingchang Lu Ching-Yu Cheng Xueling Sim Dina Vojinovic Jonathan Marten Solomon K Musani Changwei Li Mary F Feitosa Tuomas O Kilpeläinen Melissa A Richard Raymond Noordam Stella Aslibekyan Hugues Aschard Traci M Bartz Rajkumar Dorajoo Yongmei Liu Alisa K Manning Tuomo Rankinen Albert Vernon Smith Salman M Tajuddin Bamidele O Tayo Helen R Warren Wei Zhao Yanhua Zhou Nana Matoba Tamar Sofer Maris Alver Marzyeh Amini Mathilde Boissel Jin Fang Chai Xu Chen Jasmin Divers Ilaria Gandin Chuan Gao Franco Giulianini Anuj Goel Sarah E Harris Fernando Pires Hartwig Andrea R V R Horimoto Fang-Chi Hsu Anne U Jackson Mika Kähönen Anuradhani Kasturiratne Brigitte Kühnel Karin Leander Wen-Jane Lee Keng-Hung Lin Jian 'an Luan Colin A McKenzie He Meian Christopher P Nelson Rainer Rauramaa Nicole Schupf Robert A Scott Wayne H H Sheu Alena Stančáková Fumihiko Takeuchi Peter J van der Most Tibor V Varga Heming Wang Yajuan Wang Erin B Ware Stefan Weiss Wanqing Wen Lisa R Yanek Weihua Zhang Jing Hua Zhao Saima Afaq Tamuno Alfred Najaf Amin Dan Arking Tin Aung R Graham Barr Lawrence F Bielak Eric Boerwinkle Erwin P Bottinger Peter S Braund Jennifer A Brody Ulrich Broeckel Claudia P Cabrera Brian Cade Yu Caizheng Archie Campbell Mickaël Canouil Aravinda Chakravarti Ganesh Chauhan Kaare Christensen Massimiliano Cocca Francis S Collins John M Connell Renée de Mutsert H Janaka de Silva Stephanie Debette Marcus Dörr Qing Duan Charles B Eaton Georg Ehret Evangelos Evangelou Jessica D Faul Virginia A Fisher Nita G Forouhi Oscar H Franco Yechiel Friedlander He Gao Bruna Gigante Misa Graff C Charles Gu Dongfeng Gu Preeti Gupta Saskia P Hagenaars Tamara B Harris Jiang He Sami Heikkinen Chew-Kiat Heng Makoto Hirata Albert Hofman Barbara V Howard Steven Hunt Marguerite R Irvin Yucheng Jia Roby Joehanes Anne E Justice Tomohiro Katsuya Joel Kaufman Nicola D Kerrison Chiea Chuen Khor Woon-Puay Koh Heikki A Koistinen Pirjo Komulainen Charles Kooperberg Jose E Krieger Michiaki Kubo Johanna Kuusisto Carl D Langefeld Claudia Langenberg Lenore J Launer Benjamin Lehne Cora E Lewis Yize Li Sing Hui Lim Shiow Lin Ching-Ti Liu Jianjun Liu Jingmin Liu Kiang Liu Yeheng Liu Marie Loh Kurt K Lohman Jirong Long Tin Louie Reedik Mägi Anubha Mahajan Thomas Meitinger Andres Metspalu Lili Milani Yukihide Momozawa Andrew P Morris Thomas H Mosley Peter Munson Alison D Murray Mike A Nalls Ubaydah Nasri Jill M Norris Kari North Adesola Ogunniyi Sandosh Padmanabhan Walter R Palmas Nicholette D Palmer James S Pankow Nancy L Pedersen Annette Peters Patricia A Peyser Ozren Polasek Olli T Raitakari Frida Renström Treva K Rice Paul M Ridker Antonietta Robino Jennifer G Robinson Lynda M Rose Igor Rudan Charumathi Sabanayagam Babatunde L Salako Kevin Sandow Carsten O Schmidt Pamela J Schreiner William R Scott Sudha Seshadri Peter Sever Colleen M Sitlani Jennifer A Smith Harold Snieder John M Starr Konstantin Strauch Hua Tang Kent D Taylor Yik Ying Teo Yih Chung Tham André G Uitterlinden Melanie Waldenberger Lihua Wang Ya X Wang Wen Bin Wei Christine Williams Gregory Wilson Mary K Wojczynski Jie Yao Jian-Min Yuan Alan B Zonderman Diane M Becker Michael Boehnke Donald W Bowden John C Chambers Yii-Der Ida Chen Ulf de Faire Ian J Deary Tõnu Esko Martin Farrall Terrence Forrester Paul W Franks Barry I Freedman Philippe Froguel Paolo Gasparini Christian Gieger Bernardo Lessa Horta Yi-Jen Hung Jost B Jonas Norihiro Kato Jaspal S Kooner Markku Laakso Terho Lehtimäki Kae-Woei Liang Patrik K E Magnusson Anne B Newman Albertine J Oldehinkel Alexandre C Pereira Susan Redline Rainer Rettig Nilesh J Samani James Scott Xiao-Ou Shu Pim van der Harst Lynne E Wagenknecht Nicholas J Wareham Hugh Watkins David R Weir Ananda R Wickremasinghe Tangchun Wu Wei Zheng Yoichiro Kamatani Cathy C Laurie Claude Bouchard Richard S Cooper Michele K Evans Vilmundur Gudnason Sharon L R Kardia Stephen B Kritchevsky Daniel Levy Jeff R O'Connell Bruce M Psaty Rob M van Dam Mario Sims Donna K Arnett Dennis O Mook-Kanamori Tanika N Kelly Ervin R Fox Caroline Hayward Myriam Fornage Charles N Rotimi Michael A Province Cornelia M van Duijn E Shyong Tai Tien Yin Wong Ruth J F Loos Alex P Reiner Jerome I Rotter Xiaofeng Zhu Laura J Bierut W James Gauderman Mark J Caulfield Paul Elliott Kenneth Rice Patricia B Munroe Alanna C Morrison L Adrienne Cupples Dabeeru C Rao Daniel I Chasman

Am J Hum Genet 2018 03 15;102(3):375-400. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA 02215, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2018.01.015DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5985266PMC
March 2018

The association between brain-derived neurotrophic factor and central pulse pressure after an oral glucose tolerance test.

Clin Chim Acta 2018 Jan 10;476:1-8. Epub 2017 Nov 10.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung 40705, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei 11221, Taiwan; School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University, Taichung 40201, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.10.023DOI Listing
January 2018

Identification of new susceptibility loci for type 2 diabetes and shared etiological pathways with coronary heart disease.

Nat Genet 2017 Oct 4;49(10):1450-1457. Epub 2017 Sep 4.

Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ng.3943DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5844224PMC
October 2017

Associations of fibroblast growth factor 21 with cardiovascular risk and β-cell function in patients who had no history of diabetes.

Clin Chim Acta 2017 Sep 19;472:80-85. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Clinical Medicine, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Medical Research, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.07.017DOI Listing
September 2017

Genetic and Pharmacologic Inactivation of ANGPTL3 and Cardiovascular Disease.

N Engl J Med 2017 07 24;377(3):211-221. Epub 2017 May 24.

From Regeneron Genetics Center (F.E.D., C.O., C.S., O.G., S.M., C.V.V.H., S.B., L.H., A.L., J.P., N.S., A.J.M., J.D.O., J.G.R., A.R.S., I.B.B., T.M.T., G.D.Y., S.J.M., A. Baras) and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (V.G., H.M.D., A.Z., W.S., N.S., A.J.M., S.H., A. Bouzelmat, R.Z., B.S., R.P., D.G., G.A.H., W.J.S., P.B., G.D.Y., S.J.M., J.G.) Tarrytown, NY; the Department of Medicine, Division of Translational Medicine and Human Genetics (R.L.D.), and Departments of Surgery (S.D.) and Genetics and Medicine (A.S., D.J.R.), Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, and Geisinger Health System, Danville (J.B.L., M.F.M., M.D.R., H.L.K., D.H.L., D.J.C.) - both in Pennsylvania; the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine (W.H.H.S., I.-T.L.) and Cardiovascular Center (K.-W.L.), Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Institute of Medical Technology, National Chung-Hsing University (W.H.H.S.), School of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University (I.-T.L.), and the Department of Medicine, China Medical University (K.-W.L.), Taichung, and School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University (W.H.H.S., I.-T.L., K.-W.L.), and School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center (W.H.H.S.), Taipei - all in Taiwan; Institute for Translational Genomics and Population Sciences, Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute and Department of Pediatrics, Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA (X.G., J.I.R., Y.-D.I.C.); the Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Molecular Physiology Institute, School of Medicine, Duke University, Durham, NC (W.E.K., S.H.S.); the Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Rigshospitalet (A.B.W., B.G.N., A.T.-H.), the Copenhagen General Population Study (B.G.N., A.T.-H.) and Department of Clinical Biochemistry (B.G.N.), Herlev and Gentofte Hospital, and the Copenhagen City Heart Study, Frederiksberg Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital, and Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen (B.G.N., A.T.-H.) - all in Copenhagen; and TNO Metabolic Health Research, Gaubius Laboratory, Leiden, the Netherlands (A.M.H., H.M.G.P.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1612790DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5800308PMC
July 2017

Familial clustering of congenital deafness, patent ductus arteriosus, Eisenmenger complex, and differential cyanosis: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Jun;96(24):e7105

aCardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung bDepartment of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, National Yang Ming University, School of Medicine, Taipei cCishan Hospital, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Kaohsiung dDepartment of Medicine, Chung Shan Medical University eDepartment of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000007105DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5478314PMC
June 2017

Association analyses of East Asian individuals and trans-ancestry analyses with European individuals reveal new loci associated with cholesterol and triglyceride levels.

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Cassandra N Spracklen Peng Chen Young Jin Kim Xu Wang Hui Cai Shengxu Li Jirong Long Ying Wu Ya Xing Wang Fumihiko Takeuchi Jer-Yuarn Wu Keum-Ji Jung Cheng Hu Koichi Akiyama Yonghong Zhang Sanghoon Moon Todd A Johnson Huaixing Li Rajkumar Dorajoo Meian He Maren E Cannon Tamara S Roman Elias Salfati Keng-Hung Lin Xiuqing Guo Wayne H H Sheu Devin Absher Linda S Adair Themistocles L Assimes Tin Aung Qiuyin Cai Li-Ching Chang Chien-Hsiun Chen Li-Hsin Chien Lee-Ming Chuang Shu-Chun Chuang Shufa Du Qiao Fan Cathy S J Fann Alan B Feranil Yechiel Friedlander Penny Gordon-Larsen Dongfeng Gu Lixuan Gui Zhirong Guo Chew-Kiat Heng James Hixson Xuhong Hou Chao Agnes Hsiung Yao Hu Mi Yeong Hwang Chii-Min Hwu Masato Isono Jyh-Ming Jimmy Juang Chiea-Chuen Khor Yun Kyoung Kim Woon-Puay Koh Michiaki Kubo I-Te Lee Sun-Ju Lee Wen-Jane Lee Kae-Woei Liang Blanche Lim Sing-Hui Lim Jianjun Liu Toru Nabika Wen-Harn Pan Hao Peng Thomas Quertermous Charumathi Sabanayagam Kevin Sandow Jinxiu Shi Liang Sun Pok Chien Tan Shu-Pei Tan Kent D Taylor Yik-Ying Teo Sue-Anne Toh Tatsuhiko Tsunoda Rob M van Dam Aili Wang Feijie Wang Jie Wang Wen Bin Wei Yong-Bing Xiang Jie Yao Jian-Min Yuan Rong Zhang Wanting Zhao Yii-Der Ida Chen Stephen S Rich Jerome I Rotter Tzung-Dau Wang Tangchun Wu Xu Lin Bok-Ghee Han Toshihiro Tanaka Yoon Shin Cho Tomohiro Katsuya Weiping Jia Sun-Ha Jee Yuan-Tsong Chen Norihiro Kato Jost B Jonas Ching-Yu Cheng Xiao-Ou Shu Jiang He Wei Zheng Tien-Yin Wong Wei Huang Bong-Jo Kim E-Shyong Tai Karen L Mohlke Xueling Sim

Hum Mol Genet 2017 05;26(9):1770-1784

Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University Health System, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/hmg/ddx062DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6075203PMC
May 2017

Genome-Wide Association Study Meta-Analysis of Long-Term Average Blood Pressure in East Asians.

Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2017 Apr;10(2):e001527

From the Department of Epidemiology, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, New Orleans, LA (C.L., J.H., J.Z., T.N.K.); Center for Genome Science, Korea National Institute of Health, Osong Health Technology Administration Complex, Chungcheongbuk-do, Korea (Y.K.K., J.L., S.H., B.-G.H., S.M., B.-J.K.); Genome Institute of Singapore, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (R.D., J.L., Y.-Y.T.); Key Laboratory of Nutrition and Metabolism, Institute for Nutritional Sciences, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences and Graduate University of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (H.L., Y.H., Y.W., L.S., X.L.); National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (I-T.L.); National Yang-Ming University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan; Singapore Eye Research Institute, Singapore National Eye Center (Y.C., Y.K., Y.Z., N.K., T.Y.W.); Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, National University of Singapore, (Y.C., N.K., T.Y.W., E-S.T.); Department of Ophthalmology (Y.C., T.Y.W.), Department of Statistics and Applied Probability (Y.-Y.T.), Life Sciences Institute (Y.-Y.T.), NUS Graduate School for Integrative Science and Engineering (Y.-Y.T.), Department of Medicine, National University Health System, Singapore (E-S.T.); MOE Key Lab of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China (M.H., H.H., L.G., Y.H., T.W.); Division of Endocrine and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan (I-T.L., W.H-h.S); School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan (W.H-h.S., K.-W.L.); Institute for Translational Genomics and Population Sciences, Department of Pediatrics, LABioMed at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA (X.G., J.Y., K.D.T., J.I.R., Y.-d.I.C.); Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Human Genetics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (S.K.G.); Department of Medicine, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA (J.H., J.C.); Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore and National University Health System (J.L., Y.-Y.T., X.S., E-S.T.); Division of Biostatistics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO (D.C.R.); Department of Medical Genetics (F.-J.T.) and School of Chinese Medicine (C.-H.C., J.-Y.W.), China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY (W.P.); Department of Epidemiology, Human Genetics and Environmental Sciences, University of Texas School of Public Health, Houston (J.E.H.); Department of Internal Medicine, Ditmanson Medical Foundation, Chiayi Christian Hospital, Taiwan (C.H.L.); Department of Business Administration, National Chung Cheng University, Chia-yi, Taiwan (C.H.L.); Department of Nursing, DaYeh University, Changhua, Taiwan (C.H.L.); Department of Medical Research, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan (W.-J.L.); State Key Laboratory of Cardiovascular Disease, Fuwai Hospital, National Center of Cardiovascular Diseases, Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences and Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China (D.G.); National Center for Genome Medicine, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan (C.-H.C., J.-Y.W.); Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore, Singapore (N.K.); Medical Genetics Research Institute, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA (L.J.R.); and Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Georgia at Athens, Athens (C.L.); Department of Cardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan (K.-W.L.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.116.001527DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5704911PMC
April 2017

The synergistic effect of vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 and coronary artery disease on brain-derived neurotrophic factor.

Clin Chim Acta 2017 Mar 25;466:194-200. Epub 2017 Jan 25.

Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan; Institute of Medical Technology, National Chung-Hsing University, Taichung, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cca.2017.01.026DOI Listing
March 2017

Left Main Coronary Artery Stenting to Relieve Extrinsic Compression by a Giant Pulmonary Artery Aneurysm in a Patient with Idiopathic Pulmonary Artery Hypertension.

Heart Lung Circ 2016 Oct 2;25(10):e122-5. Epub 2016 Apr 2.

Cardiovascular Center, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan; Department of Medicine, Cardiovascular Research Center, School of Medicine, National Yang Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.hlc.2016.02.020DOI Listing
October 2016

The genetics of blood pressure regulation and its target organs from association studies in 342,415 individuals.

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Georg B Ehret Teresa Ferreira Daniel I Chasman Anne U Jackson Ellen M Schmidt Toby Johnson Gudmar Thorleifsson Jian'an Luan Lousie A Donnelly Stavroula Kanoni Ann-Kristin Petersen Vasyl Pihur Rona J Strawbridge Dmitry Shungin Maria F Hughes Osorio Meirelles Marika Kaakinen Nabila Bouatia-Naji Kati Kristiansson Sonia Shah Marcus E Kleber Xiuqing Guo Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Cristiano Fava Niclas Eriksson Ilja M Nolte Patrik K Magnusson Elias L Salfati Loukianos S Rallidis Elizabeth Theusch Andrew J P Smith Lasse Folkersen Kate Witkowska Tune H Pers Roby Joehanes Stuart K Kim Lazaros Lataniotis Rick Jansen Andrew D Johnson Helen Warren Young Jin Kim Wei Zhao Ying Wu Bamidele O Tayo Murielle Bochud Devin Absher Linda S Adair Najaf Amin Dan E Arking Tomas Axelsson Damiano Baldassarre Beverley Balkau Stefania Bandinelli Michael R Barnes Inês Barroso Stephen Bevan Joshua C Bis Gyda Bjornsdottir Michael Boehnke Eric Boerwinkle Lori L Bonnycastle Dorret I Boomsma Stefan R Bornstein Morris J Brown Michel Burnier Claudia P Cabrera John C Chambers I-Shou Chang Ching-Yu Cheng Peter S Chines Ren-Hua Chung Francis S Collins John M Connell Angela Döring Jean Dallongeville John Danesh Ulf de Faire Graciela Delgado Anna F Dominiczak Alex S F Doney Fotios Drenos Sarah Edkins John D Eicher Roberto Elosua Stefan Enroth Jeanette Erdmann Per Eriksson Tonu Esko Evangelos Evangelou Alun Evans Tove Fall Martin Farrall Janine F Felix Jean Ferrières Luigi Ferrucci Myriam Fornage Terrence Forrester Nora Franceschini Oscar H Franco Duran Anders Franco-Cereceda Ross M Fraser Santhi K Ganesh He Gao Karl Gertow Francesco Gianfagna Bruna Gigante Franco Giulianini Anuj Goel Alison H Goodall Mark O Goodarzi Mathias Gorski Jürgen Gräßler Christopher Groves Vilmundur Gudnason Ulf Gyllensten Göran Hallmans Anna-Liisa Hartikainen Maija Hassinen Aki S Havulinna Caroline Hayward Serge Hercberg Karl-Heinz Herzig Andrew A Hicks Aroon D Hingorani Joel N Hirschhorn Albert Hofman Jostein Holmen Oddgeir Lingaas Holmen Jouke-Jan Hottenga Phil Howard Chao A Hsiung Steven C Hunt M Arfan Ikram Thomas Illig Carlos Iribarren Richard A Jensen Mika Kähönen Hyun Kang Sekar Kathiresan Brendan J Keating Kay-Tee Khaw Yun Kyoung Kim Eric Kim Mika Kivimaki Norman Klopp Genovefa Kolovou Pirjo Komulainen Jaspal S Kooner Gulum Kosova Ronald M Krauss Diana Kuh Zoltan Kutalik Johanna Kuusisto Kirsti Kvaløy Timo A Lakka Nanette R Lee I-Te Lee Wen-Jane Lee Daniel Levy Xiaohui Li Kae-Woei Liang Honghuang Lin Li Lin Jaana Lindström Stéphane Lobbens Satu Männistö Gabriele Müller Martina Müller-Nurasyid François Mach Hugh S Markus Eirini Marouli Mark I McCarthy Colin A McKenzie Pierre Meneton Cristina Menni Andres Metspalu Vladan Mijatovic Leena Moilanen May E Montasser Andrew D Morris Alanna C Morrison Antonella Mulas Ramaiah Nagaraja Narisu Narisu Kjell Nikus Christopher J O'Donnell Paul F O'Reilly Ken K Ong Fred Paccaud Cameron D Palmer Afshin Parsa Nancy L Pedersen Brenda W Penninx Markus Perola Annette Peters Neil Poulter Peter P Pramstaller Bruce M Psaty Thomas Quertermous Dabeeru C Rao Asif Rasheed N William N W R Rayner Frida Renström Rainer Rettig Kenneth M Rice Robert Roberts Lynda M Rose Jacques Rossouw Nilesh J Samani Serena Sanna Jouko Saramies Heribert Schunkert Sylvain Sebert Wayne H-H Sheu Young-Ah Shin Xueling Sim Johannes H Smit Albert V Smith Maria X Sosa Tim D Spector Alena Stančáková Alice Stanton Kathleen E Stirrups Heather M Stringham Johan Sundstrom Amy J Swift Ann-Christine Syvänen E-Shyong Tai Toshiko Tanaka Kirill V Tarasov Alexander Teumer Unnur Thorsteinsdottir Martin D Tobin Elena Tremoli Andre G Uitterlinden Matti Uusitupa Ahmad Vaez Dhananjay Vaidya Cornelia M van Duijn Erik P A van Iperen Ramachandran S Vasan Germaine C Verwoert Jarmo Virtamo Veronique Vitart Benjamin F Voight Peter Vollenweider Aline Wagner Louise V Wain Nicholas J Wareham Hugh Watkins Alan B Weder Harm-Jan Westra Rainford Wilks Tom Wilsgaard James F Wilson Tien Y Wong Tsun-Po Yang Jie Yao Loic Yengo Weihua Zhang Jing Hua Zhao Xiaofeng Zhu Pascal Bovet Richard S Cooper Karen L Mohlke Danish Saleheen Jong-Young Lee Paul Elliott Hinco J Gierman Cristen J Willer Lude Franke G Kees Hovingh Kent D Taylor George Dedoussis Peter Sever Andrew Wong Lars Lind Themistocles L Assimes Inger Njølstad Peter Eh Schwarz Claudia Langenberg Harold Snieder Mark J Caulfield Olle Melander Markku Laakso Juha Saltevo Rainer Rauramaa Jaakko Tuomilehto Erik Ingelsson Terho Lehtimäki Kristian Hveem Walter Palmas Winfried März Meena Kumari Veikko Salomaa Yii-Der I Chen Jerome I Rotter Philippe Froguel Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin Edward G Lakatta Kari Kuulasmaa Paul W Franks Anders Hamsten H-Erich Wichmann Colin N A Palmer Kari Stefansson Paul M Ridker Ruth J F Loos Aravinda Chakravarti Panos Deloukas Andrew P Morris Christopher Newton-Cheh Patricia B Munroe

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