Publications list for Associate Professor Clara Kayei Chow

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  • Hillis, G., Welsh, P., Chalmers, J., Perkovic, V., Chow, C., Li, Q., Jun, M., Neal, B., Zoungas, S., Poulter, N., Mancia, G., Williams, B., Sattar, N., Woodward, M. (2014), The relative and combined ability of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T and N-terminal pro-BNP to predict cardiovascular events and death in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes Care. 37(1), 295-303. [Abstract]


  • Mir, H., Roberts, B., Richardson, E., Chow, C., McKee, M. (2013), Analysing compliance of cigarette packaging with the FCTC and national legislation in eight former Soviet Countries. Tobacco Control. 22(4), 231-234. [Abstract]
  • Corsi, D., Subramanian, S., Chow, C., McKee, M., Chifamba, J., Dagenais, G., Diaz, R., Iqbal, R., Kelishadi, R., Kruger, A., Lanas, F., Lopez-Jaramilo, P., Mony, P., Mohan, V., Avezum, A., Oguz, A., Rahman, M., Rosengren, A., Szuba, A., Li, W., Yusoff, K., Yusufali, A., Rangarajan, S., Teo, K., Yusuf, S. (2013), Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: Baseline characteristics of the household sample and comparative analyses with national data in 17 countries. American Heart Journal. 166(4), 636-646.e4. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Teo, K., Rangarajan, S., Islam, S., Gupta, R., Avezum, A., Bahonar, A., Chifamba, J., Dagenais, G., Diaz, R., Kazmi, K., Lanas, F., Wei, L., Lopez-Jaramillo, P., Fanghong, L., Ismail, N., Puoane, T., Rosengren, A., Szuba, A., Temizhan, A., Wielgosz, A., Yusuf, R., Yusufali, A., McKee, M., Liu, L., Mony, P., Yusuf, S. (2013), Prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension in rural and urban communities in high-, middle-, and low-income countries. JAMA. 310(9), 959-968. [Abstract]
  • Briffa, T., Chow, C., Clark, A., Redfern, J. (2013), Improving outcomes after acute coronary syndrome with rehabilitation and secondary prevention. Clinical Therapeutics. 35(8), 1076-1081. [Abstract]
  • Corsi, D., Subramanian, S., Lear, S., Chow, C., Teo, K., Boyle, M. (2013), Co-variation in dimensions of smoking behaviour: A multivariate analysis of individuals and communities in Canada. Health & Place. 22, 29-37. [Abstract]
  • Fathima, F., Joshi, R., Agrawal, T., Hegde, S., Xavier, D., Misquith, D., Chidambaram, N., Kalantri, S., Chow, C., Islam, S., Devereaux, P., Gupta, R., Pais, P., Yusuf, S. (2013), Rationale and design of the Primary pREvention strategies at the community level to Promote Adherence of treatments to pREvent cardiovascular diseases trial number (CTRI/2012/09/002981). American Heart Journal. 166(1), 4-12. [Abstract]
  • Watson, K., Roberts, B., Chow, C., Goryakin, Y., Rotman, D., Gasparishvili, A., Haerpfer, C., McKee, M. (2013), Micro- and meso-level influences on obesity in the former Soviet Union: a multi-level analysis. European Journal of Public Health. 23(2), 291-298. [Abstract]
  • Blomster, J., Chow, C., Zoungas, S., Woodward, M., Patel, A., Poulter, N., Marre, M., Harrap, S., Chalmers, J., Hillis, G. (2013), The influence of physical activity on vascular complications and mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolism. 15(11), 1008-1012. [Abstract]
  • Mooney, J., Ranasinghe, I., Chow, C., Perkovic, V., Barzi, F., Zoungas, S., Holzmann, M., Welten, G., Biancari, F., Wu, V., Tan, T., Cass, A., Hillis, G. (2013), Preoperative Estimates of Glomerular Filtration Rate as Predictors of Outcome after Surgery: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. Anesthesiology. 118(4), 809-824. [Abstract]
  • Corsi, D., Lear, S., Chow, C., Subramanian, S., Boyle, M., Teo, K. (2013), Socioeconomic and geographic patterning of smoking behaviour in Canada: a cross-sectional multilevel analysis. PloS One. 8(2), e57646. [Abstract]


  • Corsi, D., Chow, C., Lear, S., Subramanian, S., Teo, K., Boyle, M. (2012), Smoking in context: a multilevel analysis of 49,088 communities in Canada. American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 43(6), 601-610. [Abstract]
  • McKee, M., Chow, C. (2012), Improving health outcomes: innovation, coverage, quality and adherence. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research. 1(1), 43. [Abstract]
  • Hillis, G., Hata, J., Woodward, M., Perkovic, V., Arima, H., Chow, C., Zoungas, S., Patel, A., Poulter, N., Mancia, G., Williams, B., Chalmers, J. (2012), Resting heart rate and the risk of microvascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Journal of the American Heart Association. 1(5), e002832. [Abstract]
  • Celermajer, D., Chow, C., Marijon, E., Anstey, N., Woo, K. (2012), Cardiovascular Disease in the Developing World: Prevalences, Patterns, and the Potential of Early Disease Detection. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 60(14), 1207¿1216. [Abstract]
  • Devereaux, P., Chan, M., Alonso-Coello, P., Walsh, M., Berwanger, O., Villar, J., Wang, C., Garutti, R., Jacka, M., Sigamani, A., Srinathan, S., Biccard, B., Chow, C., Abraham, V., Tiboni, M., Pettit, S., Szczeklik, W., Lurati Buse, G., Botto, F., Guyatt, G., Heels-Ansdell, D., Sessler, D., Thorlund, K., Garg, A., Mrkobrada, M., Thomas, S., Rodseth, R., Pearse, R., Thabane, L., McQueen, M., VanHelder, T., Bhandari, M., Bosch, J., Kurz, A., Polanczyk, C., Malaga, G., Nagele, P., Le Manach, Y., Leuwer, M., Yusuf, S. (2012), Association between postoperative troponin levels and 30-day mortality among patients undergoing noncardiac surgery. JAMA. 307(21), 2295-2304. [Abstract]
  • Joshi, R., Chow, C., Raju, P., Raju, K., Gottumukkala, A., Reddy, K., Macmahon, S., Heritier, S., Li, Q., Dandona, R., Neal, B. (2012), The Rural Andhra Pradesh Cardiovascular Prevention Study (RAPCAPS): a cluster randomized trial. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 59(13), 1188-1196. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Patel, A. (2012), Women's cardiovascular health in India. Heart. 98(6), 456-459. [Abstract]
  • Justin Zaman, M., Patel, A., Jan, S., Hillis, G., Raju, P., Neal, B., Chow, C. (2012), Socio-economic distribution of cardiovascular risk factors and knowledge in rural India. International Journal of Epidemiology. 41(5), 1302-1314. [Abstract]
  • Hillis, G., Woodward, M., Rodgers, A., Chow, C., Li, Q., Zoungas, S., Patel, A., Webster, R., Batty, G., Ninomiya, T., Mancia, G., Poulter, N., Chalmers, J. (2012), Resting heart rate and the risk of death and cardiovascular complications in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Diabetologia. 55(5), 1283-1290. [Abstract]
  • Corsi, D., Subramanian, S., McKee, M., Li, W., Swaminathan, S., Lopez-Jaramillo, P., Avezum, A., Lear, S., Dagenais, G., Rangarajan, S., Teo, K., Yusuf, S., Chow, C. (2012), Environmental Profile of a Community's Health (EPOCH): An Ecometric Assessment of Measures of the Community Environment Based on Individual Perception. PLoS One. 7(9), e44410. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Redfern, J., Thiagalingam, A., Jan, S., Whittaker, R., Hackett, M., Graves, N., Mooney, J., Hillis, G. (2012), Design and rationale of the tobacco, exercise and diet messages (TEXT ME) trial of a text message-based intervention for ongoing prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with coronary disease: a randomised controlled trial protocol. BMJ Open. 2(1), e000606. [Abstract]
  • Sheth, T., Butler, C., Chow, B., Chan, M., Mitha, A., Nagele, P., Tandon, V., Stewart, L., Graham, M., Choi, G., Kisten, T., Woodard, P., Crean, A., Abdul Aziz, Y., Karthikeyan, G., Chow, C., Szczeklik, W., Markobrada, M., Mastracci, T., Devereaux, P. (2012), The coronary CT angiography vision protocol: a prospective observational imaging cohort study in patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery. BMJ Open. 2(4), e001474. [Abstract]


  • Yusuf, S., Islam, S., Chow, C., Rangarajan, S., Dagenais, G., Diaz, R., Gupta, R., Kelishadi, R., Iqbal, R., Avezum, A., Kruger, A., Kutty, R., Lanas, F., Lisheng, L., Wei, L., Lopez-Jaramillo, P., Oguz, A., Rahman, O., Swidan, H., Yusoff, K., Zatonski, W., Rosengren, A., Teo, K. (2011), Use of secondary prevention drugs for cardiovascular disease in the community in high-income, middle-income, and low-income countries (the PURE Study): a prospective epidemiological survey. Lancet. 378(9798), 1231-1243. [Abstract]
  • Wood, A., Pell, J., Patel, A., Neal, B., Raju, P., Chow, C. (2011), Prevention of cardiovascular disease in a rural region of India and strategies to address the unmet need. Heart (British Cardiac Society). 97(17), 1373-8. [Abstract]
  • Kavsak, P., Walsh, M., Srinathan, S., Thorlacius, L., Buse, G., Botto, F., Pettit, S., McQueen, M., Hill, S., Thomas, S., Mrkobrada, M., Alonso-Coello, P., Berwanger, O., Biccard, B., Cembrowski, G., Chan, M., Chow, C., de Miguel, A., Garcia, M., Graham, M., Jacka, M., Kueh, J., Li, S., Lit, L., Martínez-Brú, C., Naidoo, P., Nagele, P., Pearse, R., Rodseth, R., Sessler, D., Sigamani, A., Szczeklik, W., Tiboni, M., Villar, J., Wang, C., Xavier, D., Devereaux, P. (2011), High sensitivity troponin T concentrations in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery: a prospective cohort study. Clinical Biochemistry. 44(12), 1021-1024. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Sheth, T. (2011), Reply. Internal Medicine Journal. , 583. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Devereaux, P. (2011), The Optimal Timing of Smoking Cessation Before Surgery: Comment on "Smoking Cessation Shortly Before Surgery and Postoperative Complications". Archives of internal medicine. 171(11), 989-90. [Abstract]
  • Corsi, D., Chow, C., Lear, S., Rahman, M., Subramanian, S., Teo, K. (2011), Shared environments: a multilevel analysis of community context and child nutritional status in Bangladesh. Public Health Nutrition. 14(6), 951-959. [Abstract]
  • Mir, H., Buchanan, D., Gilmore, A., McKee, M., Yusuf, S., Chow, C. (2011), Cigarette pack labelling in 12 countries at different levels of economic development. Journal of Public Health Policy. 32(2), 146-164. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Islam, S., Bautista, L., Rumboldt, Z., Yusufali, A., Xie, C., Anand, S., Engert, J., Rangarajan, S., Yusuf, S. (2011), Parental History and Myocardial Infarction Risk Across the World The INTERHEART Study. Journal of the American College of Cardiology. 57, 619-627. [Abstract]
  • Ritchie, G., Kengne, A., Joshi, R., Chow, C., Neal, B., Patel, A., Zoungas, S. (2011), Comparison of near-patient capillary glucose measurement and a risk assessment questionnaire in screening for type 2 diabetes in a high-risk population in rural India. Diabetes Care. 34(1), 44-49. [Abstract]
  • Cao, B., Chow, C., Elliot, P., MacPherson, R., Crane, J., Bajorek, B. (2011), Implementing a pharmacist charting service in the pre-admission clinic. Journal of Pharmacy Practice and Research. 41:2, 102-107.
  • Joshi, R., Praveen, D., Chow, C., Neal, B. (2011), Effects on the estimated cause-specific mortality fraction of providing physician reviewers with different formats of verbal autopsy data. Population Health Metrics. 9(1), 33. [Abstract]
  • Gasevic, D., Vukmirovich, I., Yusuf, S., Teo, K., Chow, C., Dagenais, G., Lear, S. (2011), A direct assessment of "obesogenic" built environments: challenges and recommendations. Journal of Environmental and Public Health. 2011, 161574. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Sheth, T. (2011), What is the role of invasive versus non-invasive coronary angiography in the investigation of patients suspected to have coronary heart disease?. Internal medicine journal. 41(1a), 5-13. [Abstract]


  • Chow, C., Jolly, S., Rao-Melacini, P., Fox, K., Anand, S., Yusuf, S. (2010), Association of diet, exercise, and smoking modification with risk of early cardiovascular events after acute coronary syndromes. Circulation. 121(6), 750-758. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Lock, K., Madhavan, M., Corsi, D., Gilmore, A., Subramanian, S., Li, W., Swaminathan, S., Lopez-Jaramillo, P., Avezum, A., Lear, S., Dagenais, G., Teo, K., McKee, M., Yusuf, S. (2010), Environmental Profile of a Community's Health (EPOCH): an instrument to measure environmental determinants of cardiovascular health in five countries. PloS one. 5(12), e14294. [Abstract]
  • Thompson, H., Pell, A., Anderson, J., Chow, C., Pell, J. (2010), Screening families of patients with premature coronary heart disease to identify avoidable cardiovascular risk: a cross-sectional study of family members and a general population comparison group. BMC Research Notes. 3, 132. [Abstract]


  • Chow, C., Lock, K., Teo, K., Subramanian, S., McKee, M., Yusuf, S. (2009), Environmental and societal influences acting on cardiovascular risk factors and disease at a population level: a review. International journal of epidemiology. 38(6), 1580-94. [Abstract]
  • Rosengren, A., Subramanian, S., Islam, S., Chow, C., Avezum, A., Kazmi, K., Sliwa, K., Zubaid, M., Rangarajan, S., Yusuf, S. (2009), Education and risk for acute myocardial infarction in 52 high, middle and low-income countries: INTERHEART case-control study. Heart. 95(24), 2014-22. [Abstract]
  • Teo, K., Liu, L., Chow, C., Wang, X., Islam, S., Jiang, L., Sanderson, J., Rangarajan, S., Yusuf, S. (2009), Potentially modifiable risk factors associated with myocardial infarction in China: the INTERHEART China study. Heart. 95(22), 1857-64. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Moayyedi, P., Devereaux, P. (2009), Is it safe to use a proton pump inhibitor with clopidogrel?. Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej. 119(9), 564-568. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Joshi, R., Gottumukkala, A., Raju, K., Raju, R., Reddy, S., Macmahon, S., Neal, B. (2009), Rationale and design of the Rural Andhra Pradesh Cardiovascular Prevention Study (RAPCAPS): a factorial, cluster-randomized trial of 2 practical cardiovascular disease prevention strategies developed for rural Andhra Pradesh, India. American Heart Journal. 158(3), 349-355. [Abstract]
  • Teo, K., Chow, C., Vaz, M., Rangarajan, S., Yusuf, S. (2009), The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) study: examining the impact of societal influences on chronic noncommunicable diseases in low-, middle-, and high-income countries. American heart journal. 158(1), 1-7.e1. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Joshi, R., Celermajer, D., Patel, A., Neal, B. (2009), Recalibration of a Framingham risk equation for a rural population in India. Journal of Epidemiology & Community Health. 63(5), 379-385. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C. (2009), What is the significance of unrecognized non-Q-wave myocardial infarction?. PLoS Medicine. 6(4), e1000060. [Abstract]
  • Joshi, R., Chow, C., Raju, P., Raju, R., Reddy, K., Macmahon, S., Lopez, A., Neal, B. (2009), Fatal and nonfatal cardiovascular disease and the use of therapies for secondary prevention in a rural region of India. Circulation. 119(14), 1950-1955. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Patel, A. (2009), A global view of cardiovascular risk factors. In: Therepeutic Strategies in Lipid Disorders. (pp.1-14).United Kingdom: Clinical Publishing Services.
  • McKee, M., Chow, C. (2009), The social determinants of cardiovascular disease. In: Evidence-Based Cardiology. (pp.211-220).United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Chow, C., Anand, S., Yusuf, S. (2009), Ethnicity and cardiovascular disease. In: Evidence-Based Cardiology. (pp.235-257).United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.


  • Cardona, M., Joshi, R., Ivers, R., Iyengar, S., Chow, C., Colman, S., Ramakrishna, G., Dandona, R., Stevenson, M., Neal, B. (2008), The burden of fatal and non-fatal injury in rural India. Injury prevention : journal of the International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention. 14(4), 232-237. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., McQuillan, B., Raju, P., Iyengar, S., Raju, R., Harmer, J., Neal, B., Celermajer, D. (2008), Greater adverse effects of cholesterol and diabetes on carotid intima-media thickness in South Asian Indians: Comparison of risk factor-IMT associations in two population-based surveys. Atherosclerosis. 199(0), 116-22. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Pell, J. (2008), Importance of screening to prevent heart attacks. Future cardiology. 4, 103-106. [Abstract]
  • Chow, C., Naidu, S., Raju, K., Raju, R., Joshi, R., Sullivan, D., Celermajer, D., Neal, B. (2008), Significant lipid, adiposity and metabolic abnormalities amongst 4535 Indians from a developing region of rural Andhra Pradesh. Atherosclerosis. 196(0), 943-52. [Abstract]