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Clinical pharmacist understanding of the 2013 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association cholesterol guideline.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Mar - Apr;12(2):367-374.e3. Epub 2017 Dec 6.

Center for Pharmacy Practice Innovation, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA, USA; Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy, Richmond, VA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2017.11.010DOI Listing
September 2019

A Roadmap on the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease Among People Living With Diabetes.

Glob Heart 2019 09;14(3):215-240

Emory Heart Disease Prevention Center, Department of Global Health Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2019.07.009DOI Listing
September 2019

Socio-economic inequalities in hypertension burden and cascade of services: nationwide cross-sectional study in Nepal.

J Hum Hypertens 2019 Aug 18;33(8):613-625. Epub 2019 Jan 18.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41371-019-0165-3
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41371-019-0165-3DOI Listing
August 2019

PCSK9 Inhibitors Prior Authorization.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2019 Aug 23;12(8):e005910. Epub 2019 Jul 23.

Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (S.S.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.119.005910DOI Listing
August 2019

Cholesterol Insights and Controversies From the UK Biobank Study.

Circulation 2019 Aug 12;140(7):553-555. Epub 2019 Aug 12.

Ciccarone Center for the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD (S.S.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.042134DOI Listing
August 2019

Sex Differences in the Use of Statins in Community Practice.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2019 Aug 16;12(8):e005562. Epub 2019 Aug 16.

Department of Medicine, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, NC (M.G.N., T.Y.W., Q.X., Z.L., E.D.P., A.M.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.118.005562DOI Listing
August 2019

Gaps in provider lifestyle counseling and its adherence among obese adults with prediabetes and diabetes in the United States.

Prev Med 2019 Aug 24;129:105815. Epub 2019 Aug 24.

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, CT, United States of America; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, United States of America; Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, CT, United States of America. Electronic address: https://twitter.com/khurramn1.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ypmed.2019.105815DOI Listing
August 2019

Meta-Analysis of Catheter Directed Ultrasound-Assisted Thrombolysis in Pulmonary Embolism.

Am J Cardiol 2019 Aug 7. Epub 2019 Aug 7.

Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.07.040DOI Listing
August 2019

The use of structured data elements to identify ASCVD patients with statin-associated side effects: Insights from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

J Clin Lipidol 2019 Aug 9. Epub 2019 Aug 9.

Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, Health Services Research & Development Center for Innovations, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2019.08.002DOI Listing
August 2019

High-Sensitive Troponin T, Natriuretic Peptide, and Cognitive Change.

J Am Geriatr Soc 2019 Jul 30. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Milken Institute School of Public Health, The George Washington University, Washington, District of Columbia.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jgs.16092DOI Listing
July 2019

Mortality reduction with PCSK9 inhibition: A case of cautious optimism.

J Clin Lipidol 2019 Jul 4. Epub 2019 Jul 4.

Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research & Development Center for Innovations, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Department of Medicine, Section of Cardiovascular Research, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacl.2019.06.012DOI Listing
July 2019

Relation Between Cardiology Follow-Up Visits, Evidence-Based Statin Prescribing, and Statin Adherence (from the Veterans Affairs Health Care System).

Am J Cardiol 2019 Jul 25. Epub 2019 Jul 25.

Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center Health Services Research & Development Center for Innovations, Houston, Texas; Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2019.07.022DOI Listing
July 2019

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Circulation 2019 Jun 10;139(25):e1046-e1081. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

ACC/AHA Representative. †AACVPR Representative. ‡ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. §Prevention Subcommittee Liaison. ‖PCNA Representative. ¶AAPA Representative. **AGS Representative. ††ADA Representative. ‡‡PM Representative. §§ACPM Representative. ‖‖NLA Representative. ¶¶APhA Representative. ***ASPC Representative. †††ABC Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000624DOI Listing
June 2019

2018 AHA/ACC/AACVPR/AAPA/ABC/ACPM/ADA/AGS/APhA/ASPC/NLA/PCNA Guideline on the Management of Blood Cholesterol: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Circulation 2019 Jun 10;139(25):e1082-e1143. Epub 2018 Nov 10.

ACC/AHA Representative. †AACVPR Representative. ‡ACC/AHA Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines Liaison. §Prevention Subcommittee Liaison. ‖PCNA Representative. ¶AAPA Representative. **AGS Representative. ††ADA Representative. ‡‡PM Representative. §§ACPM Representative. ‖‖NLA Representative. ¶¶APhA Representative. ***ASPC Representative. †††ABC Representative.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000625DOI Listing
June 2019

Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2019 Jun 22;21(9):32. Epub 2019 Jun 22.

Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, One Baylor Plaza, Suite 100-37D, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0794-6DOI Listing
June 2019

ApoB, small-dense LDL-C, Lp(a), LpPLA activity, and cognitive change.

Neurology 2019 May 1;92(22):e2580-e2593. Epub 2019 May 1.

From Saint Luke's Mid-America Heart Institute (Y.P.), University of Missouri-Kansas City; Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics (F.M., M.C.P.), George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, Washington, DC; Department of Epidemiology (F.M., A.A.), Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Section of Cardiology (V.N., S.S.V.), Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center; Section of Cardiology (V.N., S.S.V., R.H., C.M.B.), Baylor College of Medicine; Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention (V.N., S.S.V., R.H., C.M.B.), Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, TX; Department of Epidemiology (G.H.), Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; Department of Epidemiology (J.C., R.F.G.), Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD; Department of Medicine (T.M.), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson; Department of Neurology (R.F.G.), Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6556082PMC
May 2019

Association Between Lipid Testing and Statin Adherence in the Veterans Affairs Health System.

Am J Med 2019 May 17. Epub 2019 May 17.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, Texas; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas; Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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May 2019

Major Randomized Clinical Trials in Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Presented at the 2019 American College of Cardiology Annual Scientific Session.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2019 May 24;21(8):31. Epub 2019 May 24.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0789-3DOI Listing
May 2019

The Forgotten Lipids: Triglycerides, Remnant Cholesterol, and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk.

Endocr Rev 2019 04;40(2):537-557

Center for Preventive Cardiology, Knight Cardiovascular Institute, Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1210/er.2018-00184DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6416708PMC
April 2019

Association of Clinician Knowledge and Statin Beliefs With Statin Therapy Use and Lipid Levels (A Survey of US Practice in the PALM Registry).

Am J Cardiol 2019 Apr 4;123(7):1011-1018. Epub 2019 Jan 4.

Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, North Carolina; Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjcard.2018.12.031DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6526057PMC
April 2019

The potential of m-Health-based interventions to improve medication literacy and adherence in non-communicable diseases in Pakistan.

Int J Stroke 2019 04 25;14(3):NP8-NP10. Epub 2019 Jan 25.

6 Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1747493019827762DOI Listing
April 2019

Subsequent Event Risk in Individuals With Established Coronary Heart Disease.

Authors:
Riyaz S Patel Vinicius Tragante Amand F Schmidt Raymond O McCubrey Michael V Holmes Laurence J Howe Kenan Direk Axel Åkerblom Karin Leander Salim S Virani Karol A Kaminski Jochen D Muehlschlegel Hooman Allayee Peter Almgren Maris Alver Ekaterina V Baranova Hassan Behloui Bram Boeckx Peter S Braund Lutz P Breitling Graciela Delgado Nubia E Duarte Marie-Pierre Dubé Line Dufresne Niclas Eriksson Luisa Foco Markus Scholz Crystel M Gijsberts Charlotte Glinge Yan Gong Jaana Hartiala Mahyar Heydarpour Jaroslav A Hubacek Marcus Kleber Daniel Kofink Salma Kotti Pekka Kuukasjärvi Vei-Vei Lee Andreas Leiherer Petra A Lenzini Daniel Levin Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Nicola Martinelli Ute Mons Christopher P Nelson Kjell Nikus Anna P Pilbrow Rafal Ploski Yan V Sun Michael W T Tanck W H Wilson Tang Stella Trompet Sander W van der Laan Jessica Van Setten Ragnar O Vilmundarson Chiara Viviani Anselmi Efthymia Vlachopoulou Lawien Al Ali Eric Boerwinkle Carlo Briguori John F Carlquist Kathryn F Carruthers Gavino Casu John Deanfield Panos Deloukas Frank Dudbridge Thomas Engstrøm Natalie Fitzpatrick Kim Fox Bruna Gigante Stefan James Marja-Liisa Lokki Paulo A Lotufo Nicola Marziliano Ify R Mordi Joseph B Muhlestein Christopher Newton-Cheh Jan Pitha Christoph H Saely Ayman Samman-Tahhan Pratik B Sandesara Andrej Teren Adam Timmis Frans Van de Werf Els Wauters Arthur A M Wilde Ian Ford David J Stott Ale Algra Maria G Andreassi Diego Ardissino Benoit J Arsenault Christie M Ballantyne Thomas O Bergmeijer Connie R Bezzina Simon C Body Eric H Boersma Peter Bogaty Michiel L Bots Hermann Brenner Jasper J Brugts Ralph Burkhardt Clara Carpeggiani Gianluigi Condorelli Rhonda M Cooper-DeHoff Sharon Cresci Nicolas Danchin Ulf de Faire Robert N Doughty Heinz Drexel James C Engert Keith A A Fox Domenico Girelli Diederick E Grobbee Emil Hagström Stanley L Hazen Claes Held Harry Hemingway Imo E Hoefer G Kees Hovingh Reza Jabbari Julie A Johnson J Wouter Jukema Marcin P Kaczor Mika Kähönen Jiri Kettner Marek Kiliszek Olaf H Klungel Bo Lagerqvist Diether Lambrechts Jari O Laurikka Terho Lehtimäki Daniel Lindholm B K Mahmoodi Anke H Maitland-van der Zee Ruth McPherson Olle Melander Andres Metspalu Anna Niemcunowicz-Janica Oliviero Olivieri Grzegorz Opolski Colin N Palmer Gerard Pasterkamp Carl J Pepine Alexandre C Pereira Louise Pilote Arshed A Quyyumi A Mark Richards Marek Sanak Agneta Siegbahn Tabassome Simon Juha Sinisalo J Gustav Smith John A Spertus Steen Stender Alexandre F R Stewart Wojciech Szczeklik Anna Szpakowicz Jean-Claude Tardif Jurriën M Ten Berg Jacob Tfelt-Hansen George Thanassoulis Joachim Thiery Christian Torp-Pedersen Yolanda van der Graaf Frank L J Visseren Johannes Waltenberger Peter E Weeke Pim Van der Harst Chim C Lang Naveed Sattar Vicky A Cameron Jeffrey L Anderson James M Brophy Guillaume Pare Benjamin D Horne Winfried März Lars Wallentin Nilesh J Samani Aroon D Hingorani Folkert W Asselbergs

Circ Genom Precis Med 2019 Apr 21;12(4):e002470. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Institute of Health Informatics (N.F., A. Timmis, H.H., F.W.A.), Faculty of Population Health Science, University College London, United Kingdom.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6629546PMC
April 2019

Association of Chromosome 9p21 With Subsequent Coronary Heart Disease Events.

Authors:
Riyaz S Patel Amand F Schmidt Vinicius Tragante Raymond O McCubrey Michael V Holmes Laurence J Howe Kenan Direk Axel Åkerblom Karin Leander Salim S Virani Karol A Kaminski Jochen D Muehlschlegel Marie-Pierre Dubé Hooman Allayee Peter Almgren Maris Alver Ekaterina V Baranova Hassan Behlouli Bram Boeckx Peter S Braund Lutz P Breitling Graciela Delgado Nubia E Duarte Line Dufresne Niclas Eriksson Luisa Foco Crystel M Gijsberts Yan Gong Jaana Hartiala Mahyar Heydarpour Jaroslav A Hubacek Marcus Kleber Daniel Kofink Pekka Kuukasjärvi Vei-Vei Lee Andreas Leiherer Petra A Lenzini Daniel Levin Leo-Pekka Lyytikäinen Nicola Martinelli Ute Mons Christopher P Nelson Kjell Nikus Anna P Pilbrow Rafal Ploski Yan V Sun Michael W T Tanck W H Wilson Tang Stella Trompet Sander W van der Laan Jessica van Setten Ragnar O Vilmundarson Chiara Viviani Anselmi Efthymia Vlachopoulou Eric Boerwinkle Carlo Briguori John F Carlquist Kathryn F Carruthers Gavino Casu John Deanfield Panos Deloukas Frank Dudbridge Natalie Fitzpatrick Bruna Gigante Stefan James Marja-Liisa Lokki Paulo A Lotufo Nicola Marziliano Ify R Mordi Joseph B Muhlestein Chris Newton Cheh Jan Pitha Christoph H Saely Ayman Samman-Tahhan Pratik B Sandesara Andrej Teren Adam Timmis Frans Van de Werf Els Wauters Arthur A M Wilde Ian Ford David J Stott Ale Algra Maria G Andreassi Diego Ardissino Benoit J Arsenault Christie M Ballantyne Thomas O Bergmeijer Connie R Bezzina Simon C Body Peter Bogaty Gert J de Borst Hermann Brenner Ralph Burkhardt Clara Carpeggiani Gianluigi Condorelli Rhonda M Cooper-DeHoff Sharon Cresci Ulf de Faire Robert N Doughty Heinz Drexel James C Engert Keith A A Fox Domenico Girelli Emil Hagström Stanley L Hazen Claes Held Harry Hemingway Imo E Hoefer G Kees Hovingh Julie A Johnson Pim A de Jong J Wouter Jukema Marcin P Kaczor Mika Kähönen Jiri Kettner Marek Kiliszek Olaf H Klungel Bo Lagerqvist Diether Lambrechts Jari O Laurikka Terho Lehtimäki Daniel Lindholm Bakhtawar K Mahmoodi Anke H Maitland-van der Zee Ruth McPherson Olle Melander Andres Metspalu Witold Pepinski Oliviero Olivieri Grzegorz Opolski Colin N Palmer Gerard Pasterkamp Carl J Pepine Alexandre C Pereira Louise Pilote Arshed A Quyyumi A Mark Richards Marek Sanak Markus Scholz Agneta Siegbahn Juha Sinisalo J Gustav Smith John A Spertus Alexandre F R Stewart Wojciech Szczeklik Anna Szpakowicz Jurriën M Ten Berg George Thanassoulis Joachim Thiery Yolanda van der Graaf Frank L J Visseren Johannes Waltenberger Pim Van der Harst Jean-Claude Tardif Naveed Sattar Chim C Lang Guillaume Pare James M Brophy Jeffrey L Anderson Winfried März Lars Wallentin Vicky A Cameron Benjamin D Horne Nilesh J Samani Aroon D Hingorani Folkert W Asselbergs

Circ Genom Precis Med 2019 Apr 21;12(4):e002471. Epub 2019 Mar 21.

Institute of Cardiovascular Science, Faculty of Population Health Science (R.S.P., A.F.S., L.J.H., K.D., J.D., A.D.H., F.W.A.).

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6625876PMC
April 2019

CLEAR Serenity Trial: More Clarity for the Future of Bempedoic Acid in Patients Unable to Take Statins?

J Am Heart Assoc 2019 Apr;8(7):e012352

1 Section of Cardiovascular Research Department of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.119.012352DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6509702PMC
April 2019

The 2018 Cholesterol Management Guidelines: Topics in Secondary ASCVD Prevention Clinicians Need to Know.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2019 Apr 2;21(6):20. Epub 2019 Apr 2.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0784-8DOI Listing
April 2019

Childhood Oral Infections and Subclinical Atherosclerosis in Adulthood: Should We Wait for Causality or Just Treat?

JAMA Netw Open 2019 Apr 5;2(4):e192489. Epub 2019 Apr 5.

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.2489DOI Listing
April 2019

Eligibility and Cost for Icosapent Ethyl Based on the REDUCE-IT Trial.

Circulation 2019 Mar;139(10):1341-1343

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX (X.J., V.N., C.B., S.V.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.038691DOI Listing
March 2019

2018 Cholesterol Guidelines: Key Topics in Primary Prevention.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2019 Mar 16;21(5):17. Epub 2019 Mar 16.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11883-019-0776-8DOI Listing
March 2019

Combating non-communicable diseases: potentials and challenges for community health workers in a digital age, a narrative review of the literature.

Health Policy Plan 2019 Feb;34(1):55-66

Director, CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Armendáriz 497, 2do piso, Miraflores, Lima 18, Perú.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/heapol/czy099DOI Listing
February 2019

Risk Assessment of Stroke in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation: Current Shortcomings and Future Directions.

Cardiovasc Drugs Ther 2019 02;33(1):105-117

Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10557-018-06849-7DOI Listing
February 2019

Financial Hardship From Medical Bills Among Nonelderly U.S. Adults With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2019 Feb;73(6):727-732

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Health, New Haven, Connecticut; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Department of Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut; Department of Health Policy and Management, Yale School of Public Health, New Haven, Connecticut. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2018.12.004DOI Listing
February 2019

Variation in the Use of Warfarin and Direct Oral Anticoagulants in Atrial Fibrillation and Associated Cost Implications.

Am J Med 2019 01 2;132(1):61-70.e1. Epub 2018 Oct 2.

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital & Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2018.09.026DOI Listing
January 2019

Epidemiologic studies targeting primary cardiovascular disease prevention in South Asia.

Indian Heart J 2018 Sep - Oct;70(5):721-730. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2018.01.029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6204454PMC
January 2019

Electronic health records and outpatient cardiovascular disease care delivery: Insights from the American College of Cardiology's PINNACLE India Quality Improvement Program (PIQIP).

Indian Heart J 2018 Sep - Oct;70(5):750-752. Epub 2018 Mar 7.

Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX, United States; Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, United States; Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ihj.2018.03.002DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6204447PMC
January 2019

Applicability and Cost Implications for Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin/Kexin Type 9 Inhibitors Based on the ODYSSEY Outcomes Trial.

Circulation 2019 Jan;139(3):410-412

Section of Health Services Research (S.S.V., J.M.A.., L.A.P.), Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.034993DOI Listing
January 2019

Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Cardiovascular Outcomes: Insights From Recent Clinical Trials.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2019 Jan 10;21(1). Epub 2019 Jan 10.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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January 2019

Association of Body Mass Index With Risk Factor Optimization and Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy in US Veterans With Cardiovascular Disease.

Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes 2019 Jan;12(1):e004817

Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veteran Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, Houston, TX (J.M.A., L.A.P., S.S.V.).

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January 2019

Facility-Level Variations in Kidney Disease Care among Veterans with Diabetes and CKD.

Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2018 12 29;13(12):1842-1850. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Health Policy, Quality and Informatics Program, Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, and.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2215/CJN.03830318DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6302320PMC
December 2018

Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol: Is 160 the New 190?

Circulation 2018 11;138(21):2326-2329

Department of Medicine, Sections of Cardiovascular Research and Cardiology (S.S.V., C.M.B.), Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.034922DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6363356PMC
November 2018

Frequency of Statin Use in Patients With Low-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol ≥190 mg/dl from the Veterans Affairs Health System.

Am J Cardiol 2018 09 7;122(5):756-761. Epub 2018 Jun 7.

Division of Cardiovascular Medicine and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California; Veterans Affairs Health System, Palo Alto, California.

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September 2018

Impact of Patient-Centered Medical Home Implementation on Diabetes Control in the Veterans Health Administration.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 08 2;33(8):1276-1282. Epub 2018 Apr 2.

Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety, Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center, 2002 Holcombe Blvd., Mail Stop 152, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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August 2018

Life's Simple 7 and the risk of atrial fibrillation: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Atherosclerosis 2018 08 2;275:174-181. Epub 2018 Jun 2.

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation, Yale New Haven Hospital, New Haven, CT, USA; Section of Cardiovascular Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

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August 2018

Association of low-density lipoprotein pattern with mortality after myocardial infarction: Insights from the TRIUMPH study.

J Clin Lipidol 2017 Nov - Dec;11(6):1458-1470.e4. Epub 2017 Oct 3.

Department of Medicine, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA; Department of Cardiology, Saint Luke's Mid America Heart Institute, Kansas City, MO, USA.

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July 2018

Effectiveness of NPs and PAs in managing diabetes and cardiovascular disease.

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Nadeen N. Faza is a cardiovascular disease fellow at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Tex. Julia M. Akeroyd is a project manager at Baylor College of Medicine. David J. Ramsey is a senior biostatistician at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston. Tina Shah is a staff cardiologist at the DeBakey VA Medical Center and an assistant professor at Baylor College of Medicine. Khurram Nasir is director of the Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes and director of the High Risk Cardiovascular Disease Clinic at Baptist Health South Florida in Miami, Fla.; an adjunct professor of medicine and epidemiology at Florida International University in Miami; and an adjunct assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University's Ciccarone Center for Preventive Cardiology in Baltimore, Md. Anita Deswal is chief of cardiology at the DeBakey VA Medical Center in Houston, Tex., and a professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine. Christie M. Ballantyne is director of the Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention at Methodist DeBakey Heart Center. At Baylor College of Medicine, she is chief of the Section of Cardiovascular Research, J.S. Abercrombie Chair in Atherosclerosis and Lipoprotein Research, chief of the Section of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine, director of the Maria and Alando J. Ballantyne, MD, Atherosclerosis Laboratory, and a professor of medicine, professor of genetics, professor of physiology with a joint appointment in pediatrics. She also is director of the Lipid Metabolism and Atherosclerosis Clinic at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Tex. Laura A. Petersen is director of the Center for Innovations in Quality, Effectiveness, and Safety and associate chief of staff for research at the DeBakey VA Medical Center and a professor of medicine and chief of the Section of Health Services Research at Baylor College of Medicine. Salim S. Virani is a staff cardiologist at the DeBakey VA Medical Center and an associate professor of medicine and associate director for research in the center's cardiology fellowship training program. The authors have disclosed that this research was supported by grants from the American Heart Association Beginning Grant-in-Aid, American Diabetes Association Clinical Science and Epidemiology Award, and DeBakey VA Medical Center's Health Services Resource and Development Center for Innovations. The authors have disclosed no other potential conflicts of interest, financial or otherwise. The views expressed in this article are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the views of the Department of Veterans Affairs, the US government, or Baylor College of Medicine.

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July 2018

Remnant-Like Particle Cholesterol, Low-Density Lipoprotein Triglycerides, and Incident Cardiovascular Disease.

J Am Coll Cardiol 2018 07;72(2):156-169

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas; Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, Texas. Electronic address:

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July 2018

Association between intensity of statin therapy and mortality in persons with chronic kidney disease.

Nephrol Dial Transplant 2018 Jul 20. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Selzman Institute for Kidney Health, Section of Nephrology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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July 2018

Health Care Resource Utilization for Outpatient Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes Care Delivery Among Advanced Practice Providers and Physician Providers in Primary Care.

Popul Health Manag 2018 06 10;21(3):209-216. Epub 2017 Oct 10.

1 Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations; and Section of Health Services Research , Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas.

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June 2018

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 30;23(3):232-240. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

2 Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations; and Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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June 2018

Correction to: Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2018 06 19;20(9):42. Epub 2018 Jun 19.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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June 2018

Case reports of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibition nonresponse.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Sep - Oct;12(5):1141-1145. Epub 2018 Jun 1.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; Center for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention, Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiology, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA; Section of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Electronic address:

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June 2018

Cardiovascular Disease Prevention: Training Opportunities, the Challenges, and Future Directions.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2018 05 21;20(7):35. Epub 2018 May 21.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA.

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May 2018

Incorporating Guideline Adherence and Practice Implementation Issues into the Design of Decision Support for Beta-Blocker Titration for Heart Failure.

Appl Clin Inform 2018 04 27;9(2):478-489. Epub 2018 Jun 27.

Salt Lake City VA Health Care System HSR&D Informatics, Decision-Enhancement and Analytic Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States.

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April 2018

High-density lipoprotein cholesterol and causes of death in chronic kidney disease.

J Clin Lipidol 2018 Jul - Aug;12(4):1061-1071.e7. Epub 2018 Mar 30.

Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, Glickman Urological and Kidney Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA; Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA.

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March 2018

Persistent socioeconomic disparities in cardiovascular risk factors and health in the United States: Medical Expenditure Panel Survey 2002-2013.

Atherosclerosis 2018 02 8;269:301-305. Epub 2017 Dec 8.

Center for Healthcare Advancement and Outcomes, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, USA; The Johns Hopkins Ciccarone Center for Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease, Baltimore, MD, USA; Department of Epidemiology, Robert Stempel College of Public Health, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Department of Medicine, Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine, Florida International University, Miami, FL, USA; Miami Cardiac and Vascular Institute, Baptist Health South Florida, Miami, FL, USA. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Lipoprotein(a) and cardiovascular disease: current state and future directions for an enigmatic lipoprotein.

Front Biosci (Landmark Ed) 2018 Jan 1;23:1099-1112. Epub 2018 Jan 1.

Section of Cardiovascular Research, Department of Medicine Baylor College of Medicine,Houston, TX,

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January 2018

Premature Coronary Heart Disease in South Asians: Burden and Determinants.

Curr Atheroscler Rep 2018 01 27;20(1). Epub 2018 Jan 27.

Health Policy, Quality & Informatics Program, Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center Health Services Research and Development Center for Innovations, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX, 77030, USA.

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January 2018