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Six-month pivotal results of tack optimized balloon angioplasty using the Tack Endovascular System in below-the-knee arteries.

Patrick J Geraghty, George Adams, Andrej Schmidt, ,

<h4>Objective</h4>No vascular implant is commercially available in the United States to treat post-angioplasty dissections in below-the-knee (BTK) arteries. The Tack Endovascular System (Intact Vascular, Wayne, Pa) is purpose-built to repair postpercutaneous transluminal angioplasty (PTA) BTK dissections. A trial was conducted to investigate the safety and efficacy of the first-of-a-kind implantable ... Read more >>

J Vasc Surg (Journal of vascular surgery)
[2021, 73(3):918-929.e5]

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Preliminary Results of the Outpatient Endovascular and Interventional Society National Registry.

Samuel S Ahn, Robert W Tahara, Lauren E Jones, Jeffrey G Carr, John Blebea,

<h4>Purpose</h4>To present a new outcomes-based registry to collect data on outpatient endovascular interventions, a relatively new site of service without adequate historical data to assess best clinical practices. Quality data collection with subsequent outcomes analysis, benchmarking, and direct feedback is necessary to achieve optimal care.<h4>Materials and methods</h4>The Outpatient Endovascular and ... Read more >>

J Endovasc Ther (Journal of endovascular therapy : an official journal of the International Society of Endovascular Specialists)
[2020, 27(6):956-963]

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SCAI position statement on the performance of percutaneous coronary intervention in ambulatory surgical centers.

Lyndon C Box, James C Blankenship, Timothy D Henry, John C Messenger, Joaquin E Cigarroa, Issam D Moussa, Richard W Snyder, Peter L Duffy, Jeffrey G Carr, Deepali N Tukaye, Lawrence Ang, Binita Shah, Sunil V Rao, Ehtisham Mahmud,

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began reimbursement for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) performed in ambulatory surgical centers (ASC) in January 2020. The ability to perform PCI in an ASC has been made possible due to the outcomes data from observational studies and randomized controlled trials supporting same ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2020, 96(4):862-870]

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Stochastic tissue window normalization of deep learning on computed tomography.

Yuankai Huo, Yucheng Tang, Yunqiang Chen, Dashan Gao, Shizhong Han, Shunxing Bao, Smita De, James G Terry, Jeffrey J Carr, Richard G Abramson, Bennett A Landman,

Tissue window filtering has been widely used in deep learning for computed tomography (CT) image analyses to improve training performance (e.g., soft tissue windows for abdominal CT). However, the effectiveness of tissue window normalization is questionable since the generalizability of the trained model might be further harmed, especially when such ... Read more >>

J Med Imaging (Bellingham) (Journal of medical imaging (Bellingham, Wash.))
[2019, 6(4):044005]

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Long-term (5-year) clinical evaluation of the Resolute zotarolimus-eluting coronary stent: The RESOLUTE US clinical trial.

Ajay J Kirtane, Alan C Yeung, Michael Ball, Jeffrey Carr, Charles O'Shaughnessy, Laura Mauri, Minglei Liu, Martin B Leon,

<h4>Objectives</h4>To assess the long-term safety and efficacy of the Resolute zotarolimus-eluting stent (R-ZES).<h4>Background</h4>The R-ZES has been associated with low rates of adverse events over short-intermediate term follow-up. However, reliable assessment of the safety and efficacy of any implanted device requires long-term evaluation.<h4>Methods</h4>The RESOLUTE US trial was a prospective, observational study ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2020, 95(6):1067-1073]

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Impact of Abdominal Obesity on Proximal and Distal Aorta Wall Thickness in African Americans: The Jackson Heart Study.

Fawaz Mzayek, Lisa E Wang, George Relyea, Xinhua Yu, James G Terry, Jeffrey Carr, Gregory W Hundley, Michael E Hall, Adolfo Correa,

<h4>Objective</h4>Abdominal obesity and wall thickness of the central arteries have been associated with higher risk of cardiovascular disease. Despite the higher burden of overweight and cardiovascular disease among African Americans, limited data are available on the association of abdominal obesity with aortic wall thickness in African Americans. We assessed the ... Read more >>

Obesity (Silver Spring) (Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.))
[2019, 27(9):1527-1532]

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Body Composition and Diabetes Risk in South Asians: Findings From the MASALA and MESA Studies.

Elena Flowers, Feng Lin, Namratha R Kandula, Matthew Allison, Jeffrey J Carr, Jingzhong Ding, Ravi Shah, Kiang Liu, David Herrington, Alka M Kanaya,

<h4>Objective</h4>South Asians have a higher prevalence of type 2 diabetes compared with other race/ethnic groups. Body composition is associated with the risk for type 2 diabetes. Differences in body composition between South Asians and other race/ethnic groups are one hypothesized mechanism to explain the disproportionate prevalence of type 2 diabetes ... Read more >>

Diabetes Care (Diabetes care)
[2019, 42(5):946-953]

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Ten-year association of coronary artery calcium with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) events: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA).

Matthew J Budoff, Rebekah Young, Gregory Burke, J Jeffrey Carr, Robert C Detrano, Aaron R Folsom, Richard Kronmal, Joao A C Lima, Kiang J Liu, Robyn L McClelland, Erin Michos, Wendy S Post, Steven Shea, Karol E Watson, Nathan D Wong,

Aims:While coronary artery calcium (CAC) has been extensively validated for predicting clinical events, most outcome studies of CAC have evaluated coronary heart disease (CHD) rather than atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) events (including stroke). Also, virtually all CAC studies are of short- or intermediate-term follow-up, so studies across multi-ethnic cohorts with ... Read more >>

Eur Heart J (European heart journal)
[2018, 39(25):2401-2408]

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"Sprint to zero": a strategy to address high rates of nontraumatic amputations in minority communities.

Jeffrey Carr,

Am J Manag Care (The American journal of managed care)
[2017, 23(14 Spec No.):SP578-SP579]

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Self-reported marijuana use over 25 years and abdominal adiposity: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study.

Michael P Bancks, Reto Auer, J Jeffrey Carr, David C Goff, Catarina Kiefe, Jamal S Rana, Jared Reis, Stephen Sidney, James G Terry, Pamela J Schreiner,

<h4>Aims</h4>We investigated the association between cumulative lifetime and current marijuana use with total abdominal adipose tissue (AT), visceral AT, subcutaneous AT, intermuscular AT, and mean liver attenuation (LA) at mid-life.<h4>Design</h4>Longitudinal and cross-sectional secondary data analysis of participants in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study.<h4>Setting</h4>CARDIA field centers ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2018, 113(4):689-698]

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Lifetime marijuana use and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study.

Reto Auer, Stephen Sidney, David Goff, Eric Vittinghoff, Mark J Pletcher, Norrina B Allen, Jared P Reis, Cora E Lewis, Jeffrey Carr, Jamal S Rana,

BACKGROUND AND AIMS:Unlike tobacco, the effect of marijuana smoke on subclinical atherosclerosis, a surrogate measure for cardiovascular disease, is not known. This study aimed to determine the association between lifetime exposure to marijuana and measures of subclinical atherosclerosis in mid-life. DESIGN, SETTING AND PARTICIPANTS:We used data from the US-based Coronary ... Read more >>

Addiction (Addiction (Abingdon, England))
[2018, 113(5):845-856]

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LumenRECON Guidewire: Pilot Study of a Novel, Nonimaging Technology for Accurate Vessel Sizing and Delivery of Therapy in Femoropopliteal Disease.

Pradeep K Nair, Jeffrey G Carr, Brian Bigelow, Deepak L Bhatt, Zachary C Berwick, George Adams,

<h4>Background</h4>Proper vessel sizing during endovascular interventions is crucial to avoid adverse procedural and clinical outcomes. LumenRECON (LR) is a novel, nonimaging, 0.035-inch wire-based technology that uses the physics-based principle of Ohm's law to provide a simple, real-time luminal size while also providing a platform for therapy delivery. This study evaluated ... Read more >>

Circ Cardiovasc Interv (Circulation. Cardiovascular interventions)
[2018, 11(1):e005333]

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Association of cardiovascular disease risk factors with coronary artery calcium volume versus density.

Isac C Thomas, Brandon Shiau, Julie O Denenberg, Robyn L McClelland, Philip Greenland, Ian H de Boer, Bryan R Kestenbaum, Gen-Min Lin, Michael Daniels, Nketi I Forbang, Dena E Rifkin, Jan Hughes-Austin, Matthew A Allison, J Jeffrey Carr, Joachim H Ix, Michael H Criqui,

<h4>Objectives</h4>Recently, the density score of coronary artery calcium (CAC) has been shown to be associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) events at any level of CAC volume. Whether risk factors for CAC volume and CAC density are similar or distinct is unknown. We sought to evaluate the ... Read more >>

Heart (Heart (British Cardiac Society))
[2018, 104(2):135-143]

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A universal drug delivery catheter for the treatment of infrapopliteal arterial disease: Results from the multi-center first-in-human study.

Frank Bunch, Craig Walker, Elias Kassab, Jeffrey Carr,

<h4>Objective</h4>The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility, safety and initial efficacy of paclitaxel administration using a novel drug delivery catheter for the prevention of restenosis in infrapopliteal de novo and restenotic lesions.<h4>Background</h4>Restenosis continues to be a great challenge after percutaneous revascularization procedures for peripheral arterial disease, particularly ... Read more >>

Catheter Cardiovasc Interv (Catheterization and cardiovascular interventions : official journal of the Society for Cardiac Angiography & Interventions)
[2018, 91(2):296-301]

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Cardiometabolic Abnormalities Among Normal-Weight Persons From Five Racial/Ethnic Groups in the United States: A Cross-sectional Analysis of Two Cohort Studies.

Unjali P Gujral, Eric Vittinghoff, Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin, Dhananjay Vaidya, Namratha R Kandula, Matthew Allison, Jeffrey Carr, Kiang Liu, K M Venkat Narayan, Alka M Kanaya,

<h4>Background</h4>The relationship between body weight and cardiometabolic disease may vary substantially by race/ethnicity.<h4>Objective</h4>To determine the prevalence and correlates of the phenotype of metabolic abnormality but normal weight (MAN) for 5 racial/ethnic groups.<h4>Design</h4>Cross-sectional analysis.<h4>Setting</h4>2 community-based cohorts.<h4>Participants</h4>2622 white, 803 Chinese American, 1893 African American, and 1496 Hispanic persons from MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study ... Read more >>

Ann Intern Med (Annals of internal medicine)
[2017, 166(9):628-636]

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2111 : Insulin resistance patterns over 25-years of adulthood and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in middle age: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study

Lisa B. VanWagner, Michael Bancks, Hongyan Ning, Juned Siddique, Cora Lewis, John Jeffrey Carr, Miriam Vos, Elizabeth Speliotes, Norah Terrault, Mary E. Rinella, Norrina B. Allen, Donald Lloyd-Jones,

OBJECTIVES/SPECIFIC AIMS: Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is the most common cause of liver disease in the United States and increases risk for cirrhosis and liver cancer. Identifying modifiable risk factors for NAFLD could allow better targeting of prevention programs. Insulin resistance (IR) plays a significant role in the development ... Read more >>

J Clin Transl Sci (Journal of clinical and translational science)
[2017, 1(Suppl 1):23-24]

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Optical coherence tomography: guided therapy of in-stent restenosis for peripheral arterial disease.

Michael K Lichtenberg, Jeffrey G Carr, Jaafer A Golzar,

Approximately 27 million people in Europe and North America currently have peripheral arterial disease (PAD). The endovascular treatment of stenosis or blocked peripheral arteries in PAD include percutaneous transluminal angioplasty with or without a drug coated balloon (DCB), atherectomy (rotational, directional, orbital or laser), and stenting. The development of next ... Read more >>

J Cardiovasc Surg (Torino) (The Journal of cardiovascular surgery)
[2017, 58(4):518-527]

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Echocardiographic Pulmonary Artery Systolic Pressure in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study: Associations With Race and Metabolic Dysregulation.

Evan L Brittain, Chike Nwabuo, Meng Xu, Deepak K Gupta, Anna R Hemnes, Henrique T Moreira, Henrique Doria De Vasconcellos, James G Terry, Jeffrey J Carr, Joao A C Lima,

<h4>Background</h4>The determinants of pulmonary artery systolic pressure (PASP) are not fully understood. It is unknown whether racial differences in PASP exist or if other population characteristics are associated with pulmonary pressure in humans. We examined echocardiographically estimated PASP in the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, a ... Read more >>

J Am Heart Assoc (Journal of the American Heart Association)
[2017, 6(4):]

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Ectopic Fat Depots and Coronary Artery Calcium in South Asians Compared With Other Racial/Ethnic Groups.

Sachin K Garg, Feng Lin, Namratha Kandula, Jingzhong Ding, Jeffrey Carr, Matthew Allison, Kiang Liu, David Herrington, Dhananjay Vaidya, Eric Vittinghoff, Alka M Kanaya,

<h4>Background</h4>South Asians have a low body mass index and high prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) relative to other racial/ethnic groups. Radiographically detected ectopic fat distribution is better associated with CVD than body mass index. We assessed whether differences in ectopic fat depots explained differences in the prevalence/severity of coronary artery ... Read more >>

J Am Heart Assoc (Journal of the American Heart Association)
[2016, 5(11):]

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Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and measures of early brain health in middle-aged adults: The CARDIA study.

Lisa B VanWagner, James G Terry, Lisa S Chow, Amy C Alman, Hakmook Kang, Katherine H Ingram, Christina Shay, Cora E Lewis, R Nick Bryan, Lenore J Launer, J Jeffrey Carr,

<h4>Objective</h4>To assess associations between nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and measures of brain health in a population-based sample of adults.<h4>Methods</h4>Participants from the CARDIA study (Y25 exam; age 43-55 years) with concurrent computed tomography quantification of liver fat, visceral adipose tissue (VAT), and brain magnetic resonance (MR) images were included (n = 505). ... Read more >>

Obesity (Silver Spring) (Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.))
[2017, 25(3):642-651]

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Structural and Substituent Group Effects on Multielectron Standard Reduction Potentials of Aromatic N-Heterocycles.

Mitchell C Groenenboom, Karthikeyan Saravanan, Yaqun Zhu, Jeffrey M Carr, Aude Marjolin, Gabriel G Faura, Eric C Yu, Raymond N Dominey, John A Keith,

Aromatic N-heterocycles have been used in electrochemical CO2 reduction, but their precise role is not yet fully understood. We used first-principles quantum chemistry to determine how the molecular sizes and substituent groups of these molecules affect their standard redox potentials involving various proton and electron transfers. We then use that ... Read more >>

J Phys Chem A (The journal of physical chemistry. A)
[2016, 120(34):6888-6894]

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Relationships between measures of adiposity with subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with type 2 diabetes.

Mingxia Yuan, Fang-Chi Hsu, Donald W Bowden, Jianzhao Xu, S Carrie Smith, Lynne E Wagenknecht, Mary E Comeau, Jasmin Divers, Thomas C Register, J Jeffrey Carr, Carl D Langefeld, Barry I Freedman,

<h4>Objective</h4>Assess cross-sectional relationships between body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), pericardial (PAT), visceral (VAT), and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) volumes with calcified plaque (CP) in African Americans (AAs) and European Americans (EAs) with type 2 diabetes.<h4>Methods</h4>Computed tomography measured PAT, VAT, SAT, and CP in coronary arteries (CAC), carotid arteries, ... Read more >>

Obesity (Silver Spring) (Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.))
[2016, 24(8):1810-1818]

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Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Incident Cardiac Events: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis.

Irfan Zeb, Dong Li, Matthew J Budoff, Ronit Katz, Donald Lloyd-Jones, Arthur Agatston, Roger S Blumenthal, Michael J Blaha, Ron Blankstein, Jeffrey Carr, Khurram Nasir,

J Am Coll Cardiol (Journal of the American College of Cardiology)
[2016, 67(16):1965-1966]

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Development and Validation of a Prediction Rule for Benefit and Harm of Dual Antiplatelet Therapy Beyond 1 Year After Percutaneous Coronary Intervention.

Robert W Yeh, Eric A Secemsky, Dean J Kereiakes, Sharon-Lise T Normand, Anthony H Gershlick, David J Cohen, John A Spertus, Philippe Gabriel Steg, Donald E Cutlip, Michael J Rinaldi, Edoardo Camenzind, William Wijns, Patricia K Apruzzese, Yang Song, Joseph M Massaro, Laura Mauri, ,

<h4>Importance</h4>Dual antiplatelet therapy after percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) reduces ischemia but increases bleeding.<h4>Objective</h4>To develop a clinical decision tool to identify patients expected to derive benefit vs harm from continuing thienopyridine beyond 1 year after PCI.<h4>Design, setting, and participants</h4>Among 11,648 randomized DAPT Study patients from 11 countries (August 2009-May 2014), a ... Read more >>

JAMA (JAMA)
[2016, 315(16):1735-1749]

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Era of Change in Sites of Service for Peripheral Vascular Intervention Requires New Ways to Look at Costs.

Jeffrey G Carr,

J Am Coll Cardiol (Journal of the American College of Cardiology)
[2015, 66(15):1741-1743]

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