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Welch Center Journal Club:
2009-2010 Presenters and Articles

DatePresenter  (Advisor)Article
9/1/09Elizabeth Selvin, PhDEhlenbach WJ, et al. Epidemiologic Study of In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the Elderly. NEnglJMed. 2009 Jul 2:361(1):22-31.  
       

9/8/09

Julia Scialla, MD   (L. Appel)de Brito-Ashurst I et al. Bicarbonate Supplementation Slows Progression of
CKD and Improves Nutritional Status.  JASN Express. Pub. July 16, 2009.
     
 

9/15/09

Mara McAdams    (J. Coresh)       Kurth T, et al. Kidney function and risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality in women: a prospective cohort study. BMJ 2009;338 b2392.  
   
     
9/22/09Morgana Mongraw-Chaffin  (Anderson)Liao Y, et al. Factors Explaining Excess Stroke Prevalence in the US Stroke Belt. Stroke. 2009 Published online before print 13 Aug. doi: 10.1161/STROKEAHA.109.561688.
         
9/29/09Rosemay Remigio-Baker (S. Golden) Levitan EB, et al. Consistency With the DASH Diet and Incidence of Heart Failure. Arch Intern Med 2009;169:851-857.
           
10/6/09Scott Bussell  (M. Carlson)Melander O, et al. Novel and Conventional Biomarkers for Prediction of Incident Cardiovascular Events in the Community. JAMA 2009;302 49-57.
  
10/13/09Mika Mage    (T. Taha)Danaei G, et al. The Preventable Causes of Death in the United States: Comparative Risk Assessment of Dietary, Lifestyle, and Metabolic Risk Factors. PLoS Med. 2009 Apr;6(4):e1000058. (23 p.)   
     
       
10/20/09Practice for presentations at ASN Renal Week, San Diego, 10/27-11/1
Josef Coresh, MD, PhD

"GFR Estimating Equations: Moving From Accuracy to Risk Classification"
         

10/27/09Renata Arrington Sanders, MD, MPHJamieson DJ, et al. H1N1 2009 influenza virus infection during pregnancy in the USA. Lancet. 2009 Aug 8;374(9688):451-8.  
 
11/3/09Practice for presentations at AHA Meeting, Orlando, Nov. 14-18
Kunihiro Matsushita, MD, PhD          (E. Selvin & J. Coresh)

 "The Association of Hemoglobin A1c With Incident Heart Failure Among Persons Without Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in
Communities (ARIC) Study" 
 
     

11/10/09Lauren Loeffler   (S. Furth)Leunissen RWJ, et al. Timing and Tempo of First-Year Rapid Growth in Relation to Cardiovascular and Metabolic Risk Profile in Early Adulthood. JAMA 2009;301 2234-2242.   
 
11/17/09Sonal Singh, MD, MPH          Laméris W, et al. Imaging strategies for detection of urgent conditions in patients with acute abdominal pain: diagnostic accuracy study. BMJ 2009;338 b2431
  
    
11/24/09                                              No Journal Club: Thanksgiving     
12/1/09 Anand Narayan    (J. Coresh)Meyers DG, et al. Cardiovascular Effect of Bans on Smoking in Public Places: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2009 Sep 29;54(14):1249-55.
   
12/8/09Melania Bembea, MD, MPH 
(S. Furth) 
 

Straazzullo P, et al. Salt intake, stroke, and cardiovascular disease: meta-analysis of prospective studies. BMJ 2009;339:b4567.
and
Appel LJ. EDITORIAL: The case for population-wide salt reduction gets stronger. BMJ 2009;339:b4980, doi: 10.1136/bmj.b4980 (Published 24 November 2009).
 [Editorial online only]
     

12/15/09Practice for presentation at American Society of Transplant Surgeons meeting:  Morgan Grams, MD (J Coresh, B Astor)"Expanded criteria donor kidneys: Are the patients who are listed for them those who would benefit?"      
12/22/09                                               No Journal Club Winter Holidays
12/29/09                                            No Journal Club: Winter Holidays            
1/5/10                                       No Journal Club: Intersession       
1/12/10                                       No Journal Club: Intersession       
1/19/10                                No Journal Club: Break Between Terms
1/26/10Sanjay Rampal, MPH   (Dr. Eliseo Guallar)Patel, PS, et al. Association Between Type of Dietary Fish and Seafood Intake and the Risk of Incident Type 2 Diabetes: The European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC)-Norfolk cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2009 Oct;32(10):1857-1863.    
   
2/2/10Jonathan Rubin, MD   (Dr. Josef Coresh)   Akbaraly TN, et al. Dietary pattern and depressive symptoms in middle age. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 2009 Nov;195:408-13.  
2/9/10Julio Lamprea  (Dr. Moyses Szklo & Dr. Brad Astor)

Canceled due to snow emergency
    Rescheduled to March 2nd

Jackson, CE, et al. Albuminuria in chronic heart failure: prevalence and prognostic importance. Lancet. 2009 Aug 15;374(9689):543-50.   
          

2/16/10Miranda Jones (A. Navas-Acien)      

Barnes DE, et al. Secondhand smoke, vascular disease, and dementia incidence: findings from the Cardiovascular Health Cognition Study, Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Feb 1;171(3):292-302.
    

2/23/10Practice for presentations at AHA-CVD Epi Conference,
San Francisco, March 2-6 

Saul Blecker, MD (J. Coresh)
"Left Ventricular Dysfunction and Risk of Cardiovascular and Non-Cardiovascular Hospitalizations"
3/2/10Julio Lamprea  (Dr. Moyses Szklo & Dr. Brad Astor)

Jackson, CE, et al. Albuminuria in chronic heart failure: prevalence and prognostic importance. Lancet. 2009 Aug 15;374(9689):543-50.   
     

3/9/10Di Zhao (Dr. Pete Miller)    Brugts JJ, et al. The benefits of statins in people without established cardiovascular disease but with cardiovascular risk factors: meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. BMJ 2009;338 b2376.
     
3/16/10Ana Navas-Acien, MD, PhD       Steenland K, et al. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Nov 15;170(10):1268-78. Association of perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate with serum lipids among adults living near a chemical plant. Am J Epidemiol. 2009 Nov 15;170(10):1268-78.   
    
3/23/10No Journal Club: Spring Break        
3/30/10Suheir Khajuria (Dr. Louis Niessen)

Effects of Intensive Blood-Pressure Control in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The ACCORD Study Group. N Engl J Med. 2010 Mar 14.      

4/6/10Matthew Lewis (Dr. Paul Strickland)   

Lee H, et al. Race/Ethnicity, Quality of Care, and Outcomes in Ischemic Strokeclass. 2010 Mar 22. [Epub ahead of print].

4/13/10Andrea Christman (S. Golden, E. Selvin)Rothwell, PM et al. Prognostic significance of visit-to-visit variability, maximum systolic blood pressure, and episodic hypertension. Lancet. 2010 Mar 13;375(9718):895-905.
4/20/10Pranav Barve   (R. Sharrett)Wilber DJ, et al. Comparison of Antiarrhythmic Drug Therapy and Radiofrequency Catheter
Ablation in Patients With Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAMA 2010;303:333-340.
4/27/10Anisha Talpade  (J. Yeh) Diabetes Prevention Program Research Group. 10-Year Follow-Up of Diabetes Incidence and Weight Loss in the Diabetes Prevention Program Outcomes Study. Lancet. Published online 2009 Oct 29.  (Selvin)
5/4/10

Dr. Eliseo Guallar, Assoc Editor

& Christine Laine, Editor

Annals of internal Medicine

Special session: The Peer-Review Process: From the Editor’s Desk     
5/11/10Abhishek Payal (Dr. Holly Wilcox)

Ray, W.A., et al. Outcomes with concurrent use of clopidogrel and proton-pump inhibitors: a cohort study. Annals of internal medicine 152 (6), pp. 337-345.

Griswold, M.E., Localio, A.R., Mulrow, C. Propensity score adjustment with multilevel data: setting your sites on decreasing selection bias. Annals of internal medicine 152 (6), pp. 393-395

5/18/10Elizabeth Selvin, PhD, MPHSpecial Session: "The Peer-review Process: The Author Responds"    



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