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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.  


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.


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.
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)

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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