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Epidemiology of Coronary Heart Disease in Men Aged 40 and Over

This study has been completed.
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First Posted: October 6, 2003
Last Update Posted: January 15, 2013
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
University of Pittsburgh
No Study Results Posted on ClinicalTrials.gov for this Study
  Study Status: This study has been completed.
  Study Completion Date: July 2008
  Primary Completion Date: July 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
Sekikawa A, Ueshima H, Zaky WR, Kadowaki T, Edmundowicz D, Okamura T, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Nakamura Y, Egawa K, Kanda H, Kashiwagi A, Kita Y, Maegawa H, Mitsunami K, Murata K, Nishio Y, Tamaki S, Ueno Y, Kuller LH. Much lower prevalence of coronary calcium detected by electron-beam computed tomography among men aged 40-49 in Japan than in the US, despite a less favorable profile of major risk factors. Int J Epidemiol. 2005 Feb;34(1):173-9. Epub 2004 Nov 24.
Takamiya T, Kadowaki T, Zaky WR, Ueshima H, Evans RW, Okamura T, Kashiwagi A, Nakamura Y, Kita Y, Tracy RP, Kuller LH, Sekikawa A. The determinants of plasma plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels differ for American and Japanese men aged 40-49. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2006 May;72(2):176-82. Epub 2005 Dec 1.
Kadowaki T, Sekikawa A, Murata K, Maegawa H, Takamiya T, Okamura T, El-Saed A, Miyamatsu N, Edmundowicz D, Kita Y, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kuller LH, Ueshima H. Japanese men have larger areas of visceral adipose tissue than Caucasian men in the same levels of waist circumference in a population-based study. Int J Obes (Lond). 2006 Jul;30(7):1163-5. Epub 2006 Jan 31. Erratum in: Int J Obes (Lond). 2012 Oct;36(10):1371.
Kadowaki T, Sekikawa A, Okamura T, Takamiya T, Kashiwagi A, Zaky WR, Maegawa H, El-Saed A, Nakamura Y, Evans RW, Edmundowicz D, Kita Y, Kuller LH, Ueshima H. Higher levels of adiponectin in American than in Japanese men despite obesity. Metabolism. 2006 Dec;55(12):1561-3.
Okamura T, Kadowaki T, Sekikawa A, Murata K, Miyamatsu N, Nakamura Y, El-Saed A, Kashiwagi A, Maegawa H, Nishio Y, Takamiya T, Kanda H, Mitsunami K, Kita Y, Edmundowicz D, Tamaki S, Tsujita Y, Kuller LH, Ueshima H. Alcohol consumption and coronary artery calcium in middle-aged Japanese men. Am J Cardiol. 2006 Jul 15;98(2):141-4. Epub 2006 May 19.
Abbott RD, Ueshima H, Rodriguez BL, Kadowaki T, Masaki KH, Willcox BJ, Sekikawa A, Kuller LH, Edmundowicz D, Shin C, Kashiwagi A, Nakamura Y, El-Saed A, Okamura T, White R, Curb JD. Coronary artery calcification in Japanese men in Japan and Hawaii. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Dec 1;166(11):1280-7. Epub 2007 Aug 28.
Nakamura Y, Ueno Y, Tamaki S, Kadowaki T, Okamura T, Kita Y, Miyamatsu N, Sekikawa A, Takamiya T, El-Saed A, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Ueshima H. Fish consumption and early atherosclerosis in middle-aged men. Metabolism. 2007 Aug;56(8):1060-4.
Matsunaga-Irie S, Ueshima H, Zaky WR, Kadowaki T, Evans RW, Okamura T, Takamiya T, Kita Y, Kuller LH, Sekikawa A. Serum ghrelin levels are higher in Caucasian men than Japanese men aged 40-49 years. Diabetes Obes Metab. 2007 Jul;9(4):591-3.
El-Saed A, Sekikawa A, Edmundowicz D, Evans RW, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kadowaki T, Choo J, Takamiya T, Kuller LH. Coronary calcification is more predictive of carotid intimal medial thickness in black compared to white middle aged men. Atherosclerosis. 2008 Feb;196(2):913-8. Epub 2007 Mar 9.
Sekikawa A, Ueshima H, Sutton-Tyrrell K, Kadowaki T, El-Saed A, Okamura T, Takamiya T, Ueno Y, Evans RW, Nakamura Y, Edmundowicz D, Kashiwagi A, Maegawa H, Kuller LH. Intima-media thickness of the carotid artery and the distribution of lipoprotein subclasses in men aged 40 to 49 years between whites in the United States and the Japanese in Japan for the ERA JUMP study. Metabolism. 2008 Feb;57(2):177-82. doi: 10.1016/j.metabol.2007.08.022.
El-Saed A, Sekikawa A, Zaky RW, Kadowaki T, Takamiya T, Okamura T, Edmundowicz D, Kita Y, Kuller LH, Ueshima H. Association of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 with coronary calcification among American and Japanese men. J Epidemiol. 2007 Nov;17(6):179-85.
Choo J, Ueshima H, Jang Y, Sutton-Tyrrell K, El-Saed A, Kadowaki T, Takamiya T, Okamura T, Ueno Y, Nakamura Y, Sekikawa A, Curb JD, Kuller LH, Shin C. Difference in carotid intima-media thickness between Korean and Japanese men. Ann Epidemiol. 2008 Apr;18(4):310-5. Epub 2007 Nov 5.

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