Tandaw E. Samdarshi

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OBJECTIVE Several pathomechanisms are implicated in the pathogenesis of metabolic syndrome (MetS), most of which have not been investigated in African Americans (AAs). We examined the contribution of(More)
BACKGROUND Although recent data suggest that the mitral diastolic early-to-late (E/A) ratio may be prognostic in selected population-based cohorts, its predictive value for morbidity and mortality in(More)
BACKGROUND Despite the potential link between mitral annular calcification (MAC) and atherosclerosis, there is limited data regarding the prevalence of MAC in African Americans and its relationship(More)
BACKGROUND The distribution and determinants of left ventricular (LV) geometric patterns and their relation to LV function in African Americans is not well described despite higher rates of LV(More)