Highlights of recent faculty research.

Meta-analysis of epigenome-wide association studies of carotid intima-media thickness

Portilla-Fernández E, Hwang SJ, … Mishra PP, Brody JA, Joehanes R, … Sotoodehnia N, Bis JC, Thiery J, … Ikram MA, Psaty BM, Raitakari OT, Völzke H, Deary IJ, Wong A, Waldenberger M, O'Donnell CJ, Dehghan A. Eur J Epidemiol. 2021 Jun 6. doi: 10.1007/s10654-021-00759-z. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34091768.

Interim Guidance for Emergency Medical Services Management of Out-of-Hospital Cardiac Arrest During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Goodloe JM, Topjian A, Hsu A, … Eisenberg MS, Rea TD, Kudenchuk PJ, … Sayre MR; Emergency Cardiovascular Care Committee and Get With the Guidelines-Resuscitation Adult Research Task Force of the American Heart Association in collaboration with the American College of Emergency Physicians; Resuscitation Academy; the National Association of EMS Physicians; the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians; the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians; the National Association of State EMS Officials; the International Association of Fire Chiefs; the American Academy of Pediatrics; Emergency Medical Services for Children; and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada; Supporting Organization: National Emergency Number Association. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 Jun 23:CIRCOUTCOMES120007666. doi: 10.1161/CIRCOUTCOMES.120.007666. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34157848.  

Death by COVID-19: An Open Investigation

Rea T, Kudenchuk PJ. J Am Heart Assoc. 2021 Jun 15;10(12):e021764. doi: 10.1161/JAHA.121.021764. Epub 2021 Jun 1. PMID: 34058857.

Cumulative burden of clinically significant aortic stenosis in community-dwelling older adults

Owens DS, Bartz TM, Buzkova P, Massera D, Biggs ML, Carlson SD, Psaty BM, Sotoodehnia N, Gottdiener JS, Kizer JR. Heart. 2021 Jun 2:heartjnl-2021-319025. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319025. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34083406.

CPR compression strategy 30:2 is difficult to adhere to, but has better survival than continuous chest compressions when done correctly

Schmicker RH, Nichol G, Kudenchuk P, Christenson J, Vaillancourt C, Wang HE, Aufderheide TP, Idris AH, Daya MR. Resuscitation. 2021 Jun 5;165:31-37. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2021.05.027. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34098033.

A cohort study and meta-analysis of isolated diastolic hypertension: searching for a threshold to guide treatment

Jacobsen AP, Al Rifai M, Arps K, Whelton SP, Budoff MJ, Nasir K, Blaha MJ, Psaty BM, Blumenthal RS, Post WS, McEvoy JW. Eur Heart J. 2021 Jun 1;42(21):2119-2129. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehab111. PMID: 33677498.

Cerebral oximetry during out-of-hospital resuscitation: Pilot Study of First Responder Implementation

Shin J, Walker R, Blackwood J, Chapman F, Crackel J, Kudenchuk P, Rea T. Prehosp Emerg Care. 2021 Jun 30:1-7. doi: 10.1080/10903127.2021.1948647. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34191686.

Association of neighborhood physical activity opportunities with incident cardiovascular disease in the Cardiovascular Health Study

Garg PK, Platt JM, Hirsch JA, Hurvitz P, Rundle A, Biggs ML, Psaty BM, Moore K, Lovasi GS. Health Place. 2021 Jun 3;70:102596. doi: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2021.102596. Online ahead of print. PMID: 34091144.

Evaluation of Bundled Interventions for Patients With Opioid Use Disorder Experiencing Homelessness Receiving Extended Antibiotics for Severe Infection

Beieler AM, Klein JW, Bhatraju E, Iles-Shih M, Enzian L, Dhanireddy S. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021 May 29;8(6):ofab285. doi: 10.1093/ofid/ofab285. eCollection 2021 Jun. PMID: 34189180.

Faith-Based and Federal Government-Affiliated Training Sites for Primary Care: Implications for the Provision of Women’s Health Services

McClintock AH, Nguyen A, Tan N, Godfrey E. J GEN INTERN MED (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-021-06863-w.