Publications:

Association of 25 (OH) D with lower all-cause and cardiovascular mortality is consistent across race and gender in healthy adults. Findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004. Amer M, Bolorunduro O, Bakht Muhammad, Qayyum R. American Heart Association, Annual Scientific Sessions 2011, Orlando, Florida.


Abstract Presentation (Poster):

Plasma Cystatin C predicts risk of all-causes mortality and mortality related to cardiovascular, coronary artery disease or any malignant neoplasm independent of creatinine based assessment of renal function status among asymptomatic adults: The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey linked mortality files, 1999-2004. Amer M, Prakasa K, Bedar M. American Heart Association, Annual Scientific Sessions 2012, Los Angeles, CA.

Deep vein thrombosis as a predictor of mortality in patients hospitalized with congestive heart failure: Results form the nationwide inpatient sample 1998-2007 of healthcare cost and utilization project. Bolorunduro O, Bedar M, Amer M. Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2011, Dallas, Texas.

Relationship between 25-Hydroxyvitamin D and all-cause and cardiovascular mortality: Results from The National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2001-2004. Amer M, Bedar M, Qayyum R. Society of Hospital Medicine Annual Meeting 2011, Dallas, Texas.

Relationship between vitamin D and serum Cystatin C levels in adults US population: Finding from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Amer M, Bedar M. American Heart Association's Joint Conference- Nutrition, Physical Activity and Metabolism and Cardiovascular Disease Epidemiology and Prevention, 2011, Atlanta, Georgia.