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Wong, Nathan D

TitleAdjunct Professor
InstitutionUniversity of California, Irvine
DepartmentMedicine
Address1001 Health Sciences Road
CA 92697-3950
Phone(949) 824-5433
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    1. Khambhati J, Allard-Ratick M, Dhindsa D, Lee S, Chen J, Sandesara PB, Quyyumi AA, Wong N, Blumenthal RS, Sperling L. The Art of Cardiovascular Risk Assessment. Clin Cardiol. 2018 Jun 19. PMID: 29920711.
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    2. Lee HM, Zhao Y, Liu MA, Yanez D, Carnethon M, Barr RG, Wong N. Impact of Lung Function Measures on Cardiovascular Disease Events in Older Adults with Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes. Clin Cardiol. 2018 May 24. PMID: 29797803.
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    3. Khambhati J, Allard-Ratick M, Dhindsa D, Lee S, Chen J, Sandesara PB, O'Neal W, Quyyumi AA, Wong N, Blumenthal RS, Sperling LS. The art of cardiovascular risk assessment. Clin Cardiol. 2018 May 10. PMID: 29746005.
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    4. Budoff MJ, Young R, Burke G, Jeffrey Carr J, Detrano RC, Folsom AR, Kronmal R, Lima JAC, Liu KJ, McClelland RL, Michos E, Post WS, Shea S, Watson KE, Wong N. Ten-year association of coronary artery calcium with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) events: the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA). Eur Heart J. 2018 Apr 23. PMID: 29688297.
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    5. Wong N, Moran A, Narula J. Hypertension Control in Africa: A Call to Action. Glob Heart. 2018 Mar; 13(1):1-2. PMID: 29627102.
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    6. Thomas IC, McClelland RL, Allison MA, Ix JH, Michos ED, Forbang NI, Post WS, Wong N, Budoff MJ, Criqui MH. Progression of calcium density in the ascending thoracic aorta is inversely associated with incident cardiovascular disease events. Eur Heart J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Feb 05. PMID: 29415207.
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    7. Mazidi M, Wong N, Katsiki N, Mikhailidis DP, Banach M. Dietary patterns, plasma vitamins and Trans fatty acids are associated with peripheral artery disease. Lipids Health Dis. 2017 Dec 28; 16(1):254. PMID: 29282129.
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    8. Malik S, Zhao Y, Budoff M, Nasir K, Blumenthal RS, Bertoni AG, Wong N. Coronary Artery Calcium Score for Long-term Risk Classification in Individuals With Type 2 Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome From the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. JAMA Cardiol. 2017 Dec 01; 2(12):1332-1340. PMID: 29117273.
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    9. Goeller M, Achenbach S, Marwan M, Doris MK, Cadet S, Commandeur F, Chen X, Slomka PJ, Gransar H, Cao JJ, Wong N, Albrecht MH, Rozanski A, Tamarappoo BK, Berman DS, Dey D. Epicardial adipose tissue density and volume are related to subclinical atherosclerosis, inflammation and major adverse cardiac events in asymptomatic subjects. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2018 Jan - Feb; 12(1):67-73. PMID: 29233634.
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    10. Kianoush S, Al Rifai M, Cainzos-Achirica M, Al-Mallah MH, Tison GH, Yeboah J, Miedema MD, Allison MA, Wong N, DeFilippis AP, Longstreth W, Nasir K, Budoff MJ, Matsushita K, Blaha MJ. Thoracic extra-coronary calcification for the prediction of stroke: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Atherosclerosis. 2017 Dec; 267:61-67. PMID: 29100062.
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    11. Thomas IC, McClelland RL, Michos ED, Allison MA, Forbang NI, Longstreth WT, Post WS, Wong N, Budoff MJ, Criqui MH. Density of calcium in the ascending thoracic aorta and risk of incident cardiovascular disease events. Atherosclerosis. 2017 Oct; 265:190-196. PMID: 28917157.
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    12. Cicero AFG, Colletti A, Bajraktari G, Descamps O, Djuric DM, Ezhov M, Fras Z, Katsiki N, Langlois M, Latkovskis G, Panagiotakos DB, Paragh G, Mikhailidis DP, Mitchenko O, Paulweber B, Pella D, Pitsavos C, Reiner Ž, Ray KK, Rizzo M, Sahebkar A, Serban MC, Sperling LS, Toth PP, Vinereanu D, Vrablík M, Wong N, Banach M. Lipid-lowering nutraceuticals in clinical practice: position paper from an International Lipid Expert Panel. Nutr Rev. 2017 Sep 01; 75(9):731-767. PMID: 28938795.
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    13. Arnold SV, Goyal A, Inzucchi SE, McGuire DK, Tang F, Mehta SN, Sperling LS, Maddox TM, Einhorn D, Wong N, Hammar N, Fenici P, Khunti K, Lam CSP, Kosiborod M. Quality of Care of the Initial Patient Cohort of the Diabetes Collaborative Registry®. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Aug 11; 6(8). PMID: 28862933.
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    14. Fan W, Lee H, Lee A, Kieu C, Wong N. Association of lung function and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with American Heart Association's Life's Simple 7 cardiovascular health metrics. Respir Med. 2017 Oct; 131:85-93. PMID: 28947048.
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    15. Gupta A, Lau E, Varshney R, Hulten EA, Cheezum M, Bittencourt MS, Blaha MJ, Wong N, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Umscheid CA, Nasir K, Blankstein R. The Identification of Calcified Coronary Plaque Is Associated With Initiation and Continuation of Pharmacological and Lifestyle Preventive Therapies: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2017 Aug; 10(8):833-842. PMID: 28797402.
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    16. Wong N. Residual Risk After Treatment of Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease With Proprotein Convertase Subtilisin-Kexin Type 9 Monoclonal Antibody Therapy (from the Further Cardiovascular Outcomes Research With PCSK9 Inhibition in Subjects With Elevated Risk Trial). Am J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 01; 120(7):1220-1222. PMID: 28802511.
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    17. Wong N, Zhao Y, Quek RGW, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Cushman M, Garg P, Sandfort V, Tsai M, Lopez JAG. Residual atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease risk in statin-treated adults: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Clin Lipidol. 2017 Sep - Oct; 11(5):1223-1233. PMID: 28754224.
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    18. Bakhshi H, Ambale-Venkatesh B, Yang X, Ostovaneh MR, Wu CO, Budoff M, Bahrami H, Wong N, Bluemke DA, Lima JAC. Progression of Coronary Artery Calcium and Incident Heart Failure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Am Heart Assoc. 2017 Apr 20; 6(4). PMID: 28428195.
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    19. Wong N, Rosenblit PD, Greenfield RS. Advances in dyslipidemia management for prevention of atherosclerosis: PCSK9 monoclonal antibody therapy and beyond. Cardiovasc Diagn Ther. 2017 Apr; 7(Suppl 1):S11-S20. PMID: 28529918.
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    20. Kim J, Budoff MJ, Nasir K, Wong N, Yeboah J, Al-Mallah MH, Shea S, Dardari ZA, Blumenthal RS, Blaha MJ, Cainzos-Achirica M. Thoracic aortic calcium, cardiovascular disease events, and all-cause mortality in asymptomatic individuals with zero coronary calcium: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2017 Feb; 257:1-8. PMID: 28033543.
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    21. Brie D, Sahebkar A, Penson PE, Dinca M, Ursoniu S, Serban MC, Zanchetti A, Howard G, Ahmed A, Aronow WS, Muntner P, Lip GY, Wong N, Rysz J, Banach M. Effects of pentoxifylline on inflammatory markers and blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Hypertens. 2016 12; 34(12):2318-2329. PMID: 27512972.
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    22. Tehrani DM, Wong N. Integrating Biomarkers and Imaging for Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment in Diabetes. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2016 11; 18(11):105. PMID: 27612474.
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    23. Wong N, Sperling LS, Baum SJ. The American Society for Preventive Cardiology: Our 30-year legacy. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Nov; 39(11):627-630. PMID: 27783842.
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    24. Burke G, Lima J, Wong N, Narula J. The Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Glob Heart. 2016 09; 11(3):267-268. PMID: 27741973.
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    25. Criqui MH, Aboyans V, Allison MA, Denenberg JO, Forbang N, McDermott MM, Wassel CL, Wong N. Peripheral Artery Disease and Aortic Disease. Glob Heart. 2016 09; 11(3):313-326. PMID: 27741978.
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    26. Wong N. Is There More to the Calcium Scan Than Just Coronary Calcium? JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 10; 9(10):1186-1187. PMID: 27450873.
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    27. Schreiner PJ, Jacobs DR, Wong N, Kiefe CI. Twenty-Five Year Secular Trends in Lipids and Modifiable Risk Factors in a Population-Based Biracial Cohort: The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) Study, 1985-2011. J Am Heart Assoc. 2016 Jul 05; 5(7). PMID: 27381757.
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    28. Vulic D, Loncar S, Ostojic M, Marinkovic J, Vulic B, Wong N. Risk factor indicators in offspring of patients with premature coronary heart disease in Banja Luka region/Republic of Srpska/Bosnia and Herzegovina. Arch Med Sci. 2016 Aug 01; 12(4):736-41. PMID: 27478453; PMCID: PMC4947620.
    29. Wong N, Young D, Zhao Y, Nguyen H, Caballes J, Khan I, Sanchez RJ. Prevalence of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association statin eligibility groups, statin use, and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol control in US adults using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2011-2012. J Clin Lipidol. 2016 Sep-Oct; 10(5):1109-18. PMID: 27678427.
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    30. Arnold SV, Inzucchi SE, McGuire DK, Mehta SN, Goyal A, Sperling LS, Maddox TM, Einhorn D, Wong N, Ratner RE, Hammar N, Fenici P, Sheehan JJ, Wong JL, Kosiborod M. Evaluating the Quality of Comprehensive Cardiometabolic Care for Patients With Type 2 Diabetes in the U.S.: The Diabetes Collaborative Registry. Diabetes Care. 2016 07; 39(7):e99-e101. PMID: 27222504.
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    31. Forbes CA, Quek RG, Deshpande S, Worthy G, Wolff R, Stirk L, Kleijnen J, Gandra SR, Djedjos S, Wong N. The relationship between Lp(a) and CVD outcomes: a systematic review. Lipids Health Dis. 2016 May 17; 15:95. PMID: 27184891; PMCID: PMC4869344.
    32. Zhao Y, Delaney JA, Quek RG, Gardin JM, Hirsch CH, Gandra SR, Wong N. Cardiovascular Disease, Mortality Risk, and Healthcare Costs by Lipoprotein(a) Levels According to Low-density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Levels in Older High-risk Adults. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Jul; 39(7):413-20. PMID: 27177347.
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    33. Kianoush S, Al Rifai M, Whelton SP, Shaya GE, Bush AL, Graham G, Wong N, Blaha MJ. Stratifying cardiovascular risk in diabetes: The role of diabetes-related clinical characteristics and imaging. J Diabetes Complications. 2016 Sep-Oct; 30(7):1408-15. PMID: 27179751.
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    34. Blaha MJ, Budoff MJ, Tota-Maharaj R, Dardari ZA, Wong N, Kronmal RA, Eng J, Post WS, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Improving the CAC Score by Addition of Regional Measures of Calcium Distribution: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2016 12; 9(12):1407-1416. PMID: 27085449.
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    35. Tehrani DM, Zhao Y, Blaha MJ, Mora S, Mackey RH, Michos ED, Budoff MJ, Cromwell W, Otvos JD, Rosenblit PD, Wong N. Discordance of Low-Density Lipoprotein and High-Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Particle Versus Cholesterol Concentration for the Prediction of Cardiovascular Disease in Patients With Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [MESA]). Am J Cardiol. 2016 Jun 15; 117(12):1921-7. PMID: 27156827.
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    36. Wong N, Franklin SS. Reducing the Burden of Hypertension: China's Long March Ahead. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 Apr; 176(4):532-3. PMID: 26974497.
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    37. Wong N, Zhao Y, Patel R, Patao C, Malik S, Bertoni AG, Correa A, Folsom AR, Kachroo S, Mukherjee J, Taylor H, Selvin E. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Targets and Cardiovascular Disease Event Risk in Diabetes: A Pooling Project of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis, and Jackson Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2016 05; 39(5):668-76. PMID: 27208374.
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    38. Forbes C, Quek RG, Deshpande S, Worthy G, Ross J, Kleijnen J, Gandra SR, Kassahun H, Wong N, Nicholls SJ. Relationship between changes in coronary atherosclerotic plaque burden measured by intravascular ultrasound and cardiovascular disease outcomes: a systematic literature review. Curr Med Res Opin. 2016 06; 32(6):1143-50. PMID: 26949994.
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    39. Franklin SS, Wong N. Pulse Pressure: How Valuable as a Diagnostic and Therapeutic Tool? J Am Coll Cardiol. 2016 Feb 02; 67(4):404-406. PMID: 26821628.
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    40. Boulos NM, Gardin JM, Malik S, Postley J, Wong N. Carotid Plaque Characterization, Stenosis, and Intima-Media Thickness According to Age and Gender in a Large Registry Cohort. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Apr 01; 117(7):1185-91. PMID: 26869392.
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    41. Joshi PH, Patel B, Blaha MJ, Berry JD, Blankstein R, Budoff MJ, Wong N, Agatston A, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Coronary artery Calcium predicts Cardiovascular events in participants with a low lifetime risk of Cardiovascular disease: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2016 Mar; 246:367-73. PMID: 26841074.
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    42. Hui G, Koch B, Calara F, Wong N. Angina in Coronary Artery Disease Patients With and Without Diabetes: US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2010. Clin Cardiol. 2016 Jan; 39(1):30-6. PMID: 26694985.
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    43. Quek RGW, Fox KM, Wang L, Li L, Gandra SR, Wong N. A US Claims-Based Analysis of Real-World Lipid-Lowering Treatment Patterns in Patients With High Cardiovascular Disease Risk or a Previous Coronary Event. Am J Cardiol. 2016 Feb 15; 117(4):495-500. PMID: 26742468.
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    44. Tehrani DM, Wong N. Cardiovascular Disease Risk Assessment: Review of Established and Newer Modalities. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2015 Dec; 17(12):57. PMID: 26472424.
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    45. Darabian S, Luo Y, Homat A, Khosraviani K, Wong N, Zeb I, Nasir K, Budoff MJ. CAC score as a possible criterion for administration of angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors and/or angiotensin receptor blockers: the MultiEthnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Coron Artery Dis. 2015 Dec; 26(8):678-85. PMID: 26398149.
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    46. Zhao Y, Wong N. Should adults with type 2 diabetes be screened for atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease? F1000Res. 2015; 4. PMID: 26937273; PMCID: PMC4752024.
    47. Youssef G, Guo M, McClelland RL, Shavelle DM, Nasir K, Rivera J, Carr JJ, Wong N, Budoff MJ. Risk Factors for the Development and Progression of Thoracic Aorta Calcification: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Acad Radiol. 2015 Dec; 22(12):1536-45. PMID: 26403646.
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    48. Quek RG, Fox KM, Wang L, Li L, Gandra SR, Wong N. Lipid-lowering treatment patterns among patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus with high cardiovascular disease risk. BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care. 2015; 3(1):e000132. PMID: 26435839; PMCID: PMC4586941.
    49. Postley JE, Luo Y, Wong N, Gardin JM. Identification by ultrasound evaluation of the carotid and femoral arteries of high-risk subjects missed by three validated cardiovascular disease risk algorithms. Am J Cardiol. 2015 Nov 15; 116(10):1617-23. PMID: 26434511.
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    50. Hoang K, Zhao Y, Gardin JM, Carnethon M, Mukamal K, Yanez D, Wong N. LV Mass as a Predictor of CVD Events in Older Adults With and Without Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes. JACC Cardiovasc Imaging. 2015 Sep; 8(9):1007-1015. PMID: 26319502.
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    51. Wong N, Chuang J, Zhao Y, Rosenblit PD. Residual dyslipidemia according to low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, non-high-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and apolipoprotein B among statin-treated US adults: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2009-2010. J Clin Lipidol. 2015 Jul-Aug; 9(4):525-32. PMID: 26228670.
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    52. Warraich HJ, Wong N, Rana JS. Role for combination therapy in diabetic dyslipidemia. Curr Cardiol Rep. 2015 May; 17(5):32. PMID: 25894802.
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    53. Banach M, Rizzo M, Toth PP, Farnier M, Davidson MH, Al-Rasadi K, Aronow WS, Athyros V, Djuric DM, Ezhov MV, Greenfield RS, Hovingh GK, Kostner K, Serban C, Lighezan D, Fras Z, Moriarty PM, Muntner P, Goudev A, Ceska R, Nicholls SJ, Broncel M, Nikolic D, Pella D, Puri R, Rysz J, Wong N, Bajnok L, Jones SR, Ray KK, Mikhailidis DP. Statin intolerance - an attempt at a unified definition. Position paper from an International Lipid Expert Panel. Expert Opin Drug Saf. 2015 Jun; 14(6):935-55. PMID: 25907232.
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    54. Tison GH, Guo M, Blaha MJ, McClelland RL, Allison MA, Szklo M, Wong N, Blumenthal RS, Budoff MJ, Nasir K. Multisite extracoronary calcification indicates increased risk of coronary heart disease and all-cause mortality: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. J Cardiovasc Comput Tomogr. 2015 Sep-Oct; 9(5):406-14. PMID: 26043963.
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    55. Sahebkar A, Serban C, Ursoniu S, Wong N, Muntner P, Graham IM, Mikhailidis DP, Rizzo M, Rysz J, Sperling LS, Lip GY, Banach M. Lack of efficacy of resveratrol on C-reactive protein and selected cardiovascular risk factors--Results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Int J Cardiol. 2015; 189:47-55. PMID: 25885871.
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    56. Wong N, Moran AE. The U.S. prevention of cardiovascular disease guidelines and implications for implementation in LMIC. Glob Heart. 2014 Dec; 9(4):445-55. PMID: 25592799.
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    57. Zhao Y, Malik S, Wong N. Evidence for coronary artery calcification screening in the early detection of coronary artery disease and implications of screening in developing countries. Glob Heart. 2014 Dec; 9(4):399-407. PMID: 25592793.
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    58. Franklin SS, Gokhale SS, Chow VH, Larson MG, Levy D, Vasan RS, Mitchell GF, Wong N. Does low diastolic blood pressure contribute to the risk of recurrent hypertensive cardiovascular disease events? The Framingham Heart Study. Hypertension. 2015 Feb; 65(2):299-305. PMID: 25421982.
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    59. Lee HM, Liu MA, Barrett-Connor E, Wong N. Association of lung function with coronary heart disease and cardiovascular disease outcomes in elderly: the Rancho Bernardo study. Respir Med. 2014 Dec; 108(12):1779-85. PMID: 25448311; PMCID: PMC4254667.
    60. Pokharel Y, Basra S, Lincoln AE, Tucker AM, Nambi V, Nasir K, Vogel RA, Wong N, Boone JL, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association of body mass index and waist circumference with subclinical atherosclerosis in retired NFL players. South Med J. 2014 Oct; 107(10):633-9. PMID: 25279867.
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    61. Gardin JM, Bartz TM, Polak JF, O'Leary DH, Wong N. What do carotid intima-media thickness and plaque add to the prediction of stroke and cardiovascular disease risk in older adults? The cardiovascular health study. J Am Soc Echocardiogr. 2014 Sep; 27(9):998-1005.e2. PMID: 25172401.
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    62. Franklin SS, Wong N. The complexity of masked hypertension: diagnostic and management challenges. Curr Hypertens Rep. 2014 Sep; 16(9):474. PMID: 25097111.
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    63. Wong N, Franklin SS. Epidemiology of hypertension. J Am Soc Hypertens. 2014 Oct; 8(10):760-3; quiz 764. PMID: 25418499.
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    64. Wong N, Patao C, Malik S, Iloeje U. Reply: To PMID 24581920. Am J Cardiol. 2014 Aug 15; 114(4):654-5. PMID: 25086783.
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    65. Yeboah J, Erbel R, Delaney JC, Nance R, Guo M, Bertoni AG, Budoff M, Moebus S, Jöckel KH, Burke GL, Wong N, Lehmann N, Herrington DM, Möhlenkamp S, Greenland P. Development of a new diabetes risk prediction tool for incident coronary heart disease events: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis and the Heinz Nixdorf Recall Study. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Oct; 236(2):411-7. PMID: 25150939.
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    66. Pokharel Y, Nambi V, Martin SS, Hoogeveen RC, Nasir K, Khera A, Wong N, Jones PH, Boone J, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Association between lipoprotein associated phospholipase A2 mass and subclinical coronary and carotid atherosclerosis in Retired National Football League players. Atherosclerosis. 2014 Oct; 236(2):251-6. PMID: 25105582.
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    67. Criqui MH, Denenberg JO, McClelland RL, Allison MA, Ix JH, Guerci A, Cohoon KP, Srikanthan P, Watson KE, Wong N. Abdominal aortic calcium, coronary artery calcium, and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2014 Jul; 34(7):1574-9. PMID: 24812323; PMCID: PMC4153597.
    68. Lee HM, Liu M, Lee K, Luo Y, Wong N. Does low vitamin D amplify the association of COPD with total and cardiovascular disease mortality? Clin Cardiol. 2014 Aug; 37(8):473-8. PMID: 24719373.
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    69. Wong N. Epidemiological studies of CHD and the evolution of preventive cardiology. Nat Rev Cardiol. 2014 May; 11(5):276-89. PMID: 24663092.
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    70. Pokharel Y, Macedo FY, Nambi V, Martin SS, Nasir K, Wong N, Boone J, Roberts AJ, Ballantyne CM, Virani SS. Neck circumference is not associated with subclinical atherosclerosis in retired National Football League players. Clin Cardiol. 2014 Jul; 37(7):402-7. PMID: 24648005.
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    71. Lama Tamang TG, Tang L, Chuang J, Patel RJ, Wong N. Examining risk factor goal attainment and adherence to treatment among US heart failure patients: the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2010. Am J Cardiovasc Drugs. 2014 Feb; 14(1):41-9. PMID: 24105016.
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    72. Wong N, Patao C, Malik S, Iloeje U. Preventable coronary heart disease events from control of cardiovascular risk factors in US adults with diabetes (projections from utilizing the UKPDS risk engine). Am J Cardiol. 2014 Apr 15; 113(8):1356-61. PMID: 24581920.
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    73. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Blaha MJ, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton HJ, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Pandey DK, Paynter NP, Reeves MJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong N, Woo D, Turner MB. Executive summary: heart disease and stroke statistics--2014 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Jan 21; 129(3):399-410. PMID: 24446411.
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    74. Marta M, Zanchetti A, Wong N, Malyszko J, Rysz J, Banach M. Patients with prehypertension - do we have enough evidence to treat them? Curr Vasc Pharmacol. 2014; 12(4):586-97. PMID: 23627984.
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    75. Sunkara N, Wong N, Malik S. Role of coronary artery calcium in cardiovascular risk assessment. Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther. 2014 Jan; 12(1):87-94. PMID: 24345092.
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    76. Go AS, Mozaffarian D, Roger VL, Benjamin EJ, Berry JD, Blaha MJ, Dai S, Ford ES, Fox CS, Franco S, Fullerton HJ, Gillespie C, Hailpern SM, Heit JA, Howard VJ, Huffman MD, Judd SE, Kissela BM, Kittner SJ, Lackland DT, Lichtman JH, Lisabeth LD, Mackey RH, Magid DJ, Marcus GM, Marelli A, Matchar DB, McGuire DK, Mohler ER, Moy CS, Mussolino ME, Neumar RW, Nichol G, Pandey DK, Paynter NP, Reeves MJ, Sorlie PD, Stein J, Towfighi A, Turan TN, Virani SS, Wong N, Woo D, Turner MB. Heart disease and stroke statistics--2014 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2014 Jan 21; 129(3):e28-e292. PMID: 24352519.
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    77. Pandey AK, Blaha MJ, Sharma K, Rivera J, Budoff MJ, Blankstein R, Al-Mallah M, Wong N, Shaw L, Carr J, O'Leary D, Lima JA, Szklo M, Blumenthal RS, Nasir K. Family history of coronary heart disease and the incidence and progression of coronary artery calcification: Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Atherosclerosis. 2014 Feb; 232(2):369-76. PMID: 24468150.
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    78. Groves EM, Yu K, Wong N, Malik S. Standard and Novel Treatment Options for Metabolic Syndrome and Diabetes Mellitus. Curr Treat Options Cardiovasc Med. 2013 Nov 15. PMID: 24234946.
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    79. Tehrani DM, Gardin JM, Yanez D, Hirsch CH, Lloyd-Jones DM, Stein PK, Wong N. Impact of inflammatory biomarkers on relation of high density lipoprotein-cholesterol with incident coronary heart disease: cardiovascular Health Study. Atherosclerosis. 2013 Dec; 231(2):246-51. PMID: 24267235.
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    81. Largent JA, Vasey J, Bessonova L, Okerson T, Wong N. Reduction in Framingham risk of cardiovascular disease in obese patients undergoing laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. Adv Ther. 2013 Jul; 30(7):684-96. PMID: 23897217; PMCID: PMC3747322.
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