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Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.Wake Forest School of Medicine

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Associate Professor,



Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8632 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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Additional Languages

Arabic

Education & Training

  • M.B.,B.Ch., Cairo University Medical School-Egypt , 1990
  • M.Sc., Free Standing Institution-Egypt , 1997
  • M.S., WFU School of Medicine , 2008

Memberships

  • World Medical Assn
  • American College of Cardiology
  • Am Heart Association
  • Int'L Soc For Computerized Ele
Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Director, Public Health Sciences-Epicare
Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Prevention
Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Center for Integrative Medicine
Cardiology

Research Interests

cancer/oncogenesis, cardiac function, diabetes, drugs/therapeutic agents pharm, epidemiology, health services, research/outc, hypertension, infectious diseases, neurosciences/behavior, prevention, vascular diseases

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-8632 | Department: 336-716-2011

Email: esoliman@wakehealth.edu

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Recent Publications

Soliman EZ, Safford MM, Muntner P, Khodneva Y, Dawood FZ, Zakai NA, Thacker EL, Judd S, Howard VJ, Howard G, Herrington DM, Cushman M. Atrial fibrillation and the risk of myocardial infarction. JAMA Intern Med. 2014;174(1):E107-E114.


Li Y, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Effect of electrocardiographic P-wave axis on mortality. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(2):372-376.

Usoro AO, Bradford N, Shah AJ, Soliman EZ. Risk of mortality in individuals with low QRS voltage and free of cardiovascular disease. Am J Cardiol. 2014;113(9):1514-1517.

Whitman IR, Patel VV, Soliman EZ, Bluemke DA, Praestgaard A, Jain A, Herrington D, Lima JA, Kawut SM. Validity of the surface electrocardiogram criteria for right ventricular hypertrophy: the MESA-RV Study (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis-Right Ventricle). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(7):672-681.

Snyder ML, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, Gellert KS, Heiss G. Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic P wave indices and PR interval. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(2):257-263.

Dawood FZ, Roediger MP, Grandits G, Miller D, Fisher M, Zhang ZM, Hodder S, Hoy JF, Lundgren JD, Neaton JD, Soliman EZ. Determinants of developing widened spatial QRS-T angle in HIV-infected individuals: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] Study. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(2):264-271.

Cox AJ, Azeem A, Yeboah J, Soliman EZ, Aggarwal SR, Bertoni AG, Carr JJ, Freedman BI, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Heart rate-corrected QT interval is an independent predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in individuals with type 2 diabetes: the Diabetes Heart Study. Diabetes Care. 2014;37(5):1454-1461.

Chrispin J, Jain A, Soliman EZ, Guallar E, Alonso A, Heckbert SR, Bluemke DA, Lima JA, Nazarian S. Association of electrocardiographic and imaging surrogates of left ventricular hypertrophy with incident atrial fibrillation: MESA (Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). J Am Coll Cardiol. 2014;63(19):2007-2013.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Gregg RE, Warren J, Horacek MB, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ. Race- and sex-associated differences in rate-adjusted QT, QTpeak, ST elevation and other regional measures of repolarization: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):342-350.

Gellert KS, Rautaharju P, Snyder ML, Whitsel EA, Matsushita K, Heiss G, Soliman EZ. Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic Tpeak-Tend and QT intervals. J Electrocardiol. 2014;47(3):356-361.

McClure LA, Kleindorfer DO, Kissela BM, Cushman M, Soliman EZ, Howard G. Assessing the performance of the Framingham Stroke Risk Score in the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke cohort. Stroke. 2014;():.

Alonso A, Misialek JR, Amiin MA, Hoogeveen RC, Chen LY, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Selvin E. Circulating levels of liver enzymes and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities cohort. Heart. 2014;():.

Bradford N, Shah AJ, Usoro A, Haisty WK Jr, Soliman EZ. Abnormal electrocardiographic QRS transition zone and risk of mortality in individuals free of cardiovascular disease. Europace. 2014;():.

Huxley RR, Misialek JR, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Chen LY, Alonso A. Physical activity, obesity, weight change and risk of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2014;():.

Li J, Agarwal SK, Alonso A, Blecker S, Chamberlain AM, London SJ, Loehr LR, McNeill AM, Poole C, Soliman EZ, Heiss G. Airflow obstruction, lung function, and incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Circulation. 2014;129(9):971-980.



Dawood FZ, Khan F, Roediger MP, Zhang ZM, Swaminathan S, Klinker H, Hoy J, Lundgren JD, Neaton JD, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic spatial QRS-T angle and incident cardiovascular disease in HIV-infected patients (from the Strategies for the Management of Antiretroviral Therapy [SMART] study). Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(1):118-124.

Smith JG, Avery CL, Evans DS, Nalls MA, Meng YA, Smith EN, Palmer C, Tanaka T, Mehra R, Butler AM, Young T, Buxbaum SG, Kerr KF, Berenson GS, Schnabel RB, Li G, Ellinor PT, Magnani JW, Chen W, Bis JC, Curb JD, Hsueh WC,. Impact of ancestry and common genetic variants on QT interval in African Americans. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2013;5(6):647-655.

Misialek JR, Lopez FL, Lutsey PL, Huxley RR, Peacock JM, Chen LY, Soliman EZ, Agarwal SK, Alonso A. Serum and dietary magnesium and incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and in African Americans--Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Circ J. 2013;77(2):323-329.


Walsh JA III, Ilkhanoff L, Soliman EZ, Prineas R, Liu K, Ning H, Lloyd-Jones DM. Natural history of the early repolarization pattern in a biracial cohort: CARDIA (Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults) Study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(8):863-869.


Chacko BG, Edwards M, Sharrett AR, Klein BE, Klein RZ, Herrington D, Soliman E. Microvasculature and incident atrioventricular conduction abnormalities in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E381.

Deo R, Nalls MA, Avery CL, Smith JG, Evans DS, Keller MF, Butler AM, Buxbaum SG, Li G, Miguel Quibrera P, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Akylbekova EL, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EJ, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen LY, Chen W, Cummings SR,. Common genetic variation near the connexin-43 gene is associated with resting heart rate in African Americans: a genome-wide association study of 13,372 participants. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10(3):401-408.

Gupta M, Miller CJ, Baker JV, Lazar J, Bogner JR, Calmy A, Soliman EZ, Neaton JD. Biomarkers and electrocardiographic evidence of myocardial ischemia in patients with human immunodeficiency virus infection. Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(5):760-764.

Huxley RR, Lopez FL, MacLehose RF, Eckfeldt JH, Couper D, Leiendecker-Foster C, Hoogeveen RC, Chen LY, Soliman EZ, Agarwal SK, Alonso A. Novel association between plasma matrix metalloproteinase-9 and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in a case-cohort study: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. PLoS One. 2013;8(3):e59052.

Li Y, Dawood FZ, Chen H, Jain A, Walsh JA 3rd, Alonso A, Lloyd-Jones DM, Soliman EZ. Minor isolated Q waves and cardiovascular events in the MESA study. Am J Med. 2013;126(5):450.e9-16.

Lopez FL, Agarwal SK, Grams ME, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Lutsey PL, Chen LY, Huxley RR, Alonso A. Relation of serum phosphorus levels to the incidence of atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities [ARIC] study). Am J Cardiol. 2013;111(6):857-862.

Soliman EZ, Safford M, Muntner P, Khodneva Y, Judd S, Dawood F, Thacker E, Zakai NA, Howard V, Howard G, Herrington D, Cushman M. Atrial fibrillation is a risk factor for incident myocardial infarction [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E305.

Tereshchenko L, Arking D, Sotoodehnia N, Zhang YY, Han LC, Berger R, Tomaselli G, Siscovick D, Post W, Coresh J, Guallar E, Soliman E. Electrical remodeling predicts risk of sudden cardiac death in asymptomatic adults [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2013;61(10 Suppl):E1340.

Alonso A, Krijthe BP, Aspelund T, Stepas KA, Pencina MJ, Moser CB, Sinner MF, Sotoodehnia N, Fontes JD, Janssens AC, Kronmal RA, Magnani JW, Witteman JC, Chamberlain AM, Lubitz SA, Schnabel RB, Agarwal SK, McManus DD,. Simple risk model predicts incidence of atrial fibrillation in a racially and geographically diverse population: the CHARGE-AF consortium. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(2):e000102.

Chen LY, Sotoodehnia N, Buzkova P, Lopez FL, Yee LM, Heckbert SR, Prineas R, Soliman EZ, Adabag S, Konety S, Folsom AR, Siscovick D, Alonso A. Atrial fibrillation and the risk of sudden cardiac death: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study and Cardiovascular Health Study. JAMA Intern Med. 2013;173(1):29-35.

Levitan EB, Safford MM, Kilgore ML, Soliman EZ, Glasser SP, Judd SE, Muntner P. Assessment tools for unrecognized myocardial infarction: a cross-sectional analysis of the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke population. BMC Cardiovasc Disord. 2013;13():23.

Mandyam MC, Soliman EZ, Heckbert SR, Vittinghoff E, Marcus GM. Long-term outcomes of left anterior fascicular block in the absence of overt cardiovascular disease [research letter]. JAMA. 2013;309(15):1587-1588.

Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Martin LW, Perez M, Vitolins M, Prineas RJ. Different patterns of bundle-branch blocks and the risk of incident heart failure in the Women's Health Initiative (WHI) study. Circ Heart Fail. 2013;6(4):655-661.

Pullicino PM, McClure LA, Howard VJ, Wadley VG, Safford MM, Meschia JF, Anderson A, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Identifying a high stroke risk subgroup in individuals with heart failure. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;22(5):620-626.

Mandyam MC, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Dewland TA, Heckbert SR, Vittinghoff E, Cummings SR, Ellinor PT, Chaitman BR, Stocke K, Applegate WB, Arking DE, Butler J, Loehr LR, Magnani JW, Murphy RA, Satterfield S, Newman AB, Marcus GM. The QT interval and risk of incident atrial fibrillation. Heart Rhythm. 2013;10(10):1562-1568.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Haisty WK Jr, Prineas RJ, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic predictors of incident heart failure in men and women free from manifest cardiovascular disease (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study. Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(6):843-849.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Warren J, Gregg RE, Haisty WK, Kucharska-Newton AM, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ. Electrocardiographic predictors of coronary heart disease and sudden cardiac deaths in men and women free from cardiovascular disease in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. J Am Heart Assoc. 2013;2(3):e000061.



Agarwal SK, Alonso A, Whelton SP, Soliman EZ, Rose KM, Chamberlain AM, Simpson RJ Jr, Coresh J, Heiss G. Orthostatic change in blood pressure and incidence of atrial fibrillation: results from a bi-ethnic population based study. PLoS One. 2013;8(11):e79030.

Denes P, Garside DB, Lloyd-Jones D, Gouskova N, Soliman EZ, Ostfeld R, Zhang ZM, Camacho A, Prineas R, Raij L, Daviglus ML. Major and minor electrocardiographic abnormalities and their association with underlying cardiovascular disease and risk factors in Hispanics/Latinos (from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos). Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(10):1667-1675.

Dubin RF, Li Y, He J, Jaar BG, Kallem R, Lash JP, Makos G, Rosas SE, Soliman EZ, Townsend RR, Yang W, Go AS, Keane M, Defilippi C, Mishra R, Wolf M, Shlipak MG, Zhang Z, et al. Predictors of high sensitivity cardiac troponin T in chronic kidney disease patients: a cross-sectional study in the chronic renal insufficiency cohort (CRIC). BMC Nephrol. 2013;14():229.

Mewton N, Strauss DG, Winslow R, Soliman EZ, Mcclelland R, Lima JAC. Prognostic value of electrocardiogram QRS score in asymptomatic individuals without clinical cardiovascular disease: insights from the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis [abstract]. Eur Heart J. 2013;34(Suppl 1):910.

Rautaharju PM, Zhang ZM, Gregg RE, Haisty WK Jr, Z Vitolins M, Curtis AB, Warren J, Horacek MB, Zhou SH, Soliman EZ. Normal standards for computer-ECG programs for prognostically and diagnostically important ECG variables derived from a large ethnically diverse female cohort: the Women's Health Initiative (WHI). J Electrocardiol. 2013;46(6):707-716.

Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Misialek JR, Jain A, Watson KE, Lloyd-Jones DM, Lima J, Shea S, Burke GL, Heckbert SR. Reference ranges of PR duration and P-wave indices in individuals free of cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). J Electrocardiol. 2013;46(6):702-706.

Walsh JA III, Soliman EZ, Ilkhanoff L, Ning H, Liu K, Nazarian S, Lloyd-Jones DM. Prognostic value of frontal QRS-T angle in patients without clinical evidence of cardiovascular disease (from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis). Am J Cardiol. 2013;112(12):1880-1884.

Drawz PE, Babineau DC, Brecklin C, He J, Kallem RR, Soliman EZ, Xie D, Appleby D, Anderson AH, Rahman M. Heart rate variability is a predictor of mortality in chronic kidney disease: a report from the CRIC Study. Am J Nephrol. 2013;38(6):517-528.

Howard G, Banach M, Kissela BM, Goff DC, Soliman EZ, Judd SE, Safford MM, Howard VJ. Changes in the impact of stroke risk factors with age, and implications for stroke epidemiology in the elderly: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study [abstract]. Cerebrovasc Dis. 2013;35(Suppl 3):141.

Perez MV, Wang PJ, Larson JC, Soliman EZ, Limacher M, Rodriguez B, Klein L, Manson JE, Martin LW, Prineas R, Connelly S, Hlatky M, Wassertheil-Smoller S, Stefanick ML. Risk factors for atrial fibrillation and their population burden in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study. Heart. 2013;99(16):1173-1178.

Gellert KS, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Meyler ML, Whitsel EA, Matsushita K, Heiss G. Short-term repeatability of electrocardiographic Tpeak-Tend interval [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AP008.

Gronroos NN, Schreiner PJ, Soliman EZ, Harnack L, MacLehose RF, Alonso A. Biomarker measures of fish-derived omega-3 fatty acids and J-Point elevation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AMP44.

Misialek JR, Bekwelem W, Chen LY, Loehr LR, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Lopez FL, Alonso A. Association of white blood cell count and differential with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AMP43.

Okwuosa T, Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Williams KA, Lopez F, Ferdinand KC. Left ventricular hypertrophy and coronary heart disease risk reclassification in blacks and whites: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AP369.

Pimple PM, Shah A, Ramadan R, Soliman EZ, Bremner D, Quyyumi A, Vaccarino V. Cardiac depolarization and repolarization changes with mental stress are associated with mental stress- induced ischemia [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;127(12 Suppl):AP373.

Agarwal S, Shah T, Lopez F, Wong T, Conttesman R, Soliman E, Chen L, Chacko B, Klein B, Klein R, Solomon S, Heiss G, Coresh J, Alonso A, Sharrett R. Retinal microvascular abnormalities, albuminaria, and atrial fibrillation incidence: the ARIC Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A13405.

Chen LY, Lopez FL, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, Heiss G, Alonso A. Determinants of longitudinal change in heart rate variability in the general population: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A10377.

Dharod A, Soliman EZ, Dawood F, Chen HY, Shea S, Nazarian S, Bertoni AG. Long-term outcomes of bradycardia in adults free of cardiovascular disease: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A10726.

Hang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond WD, Soliman EZ. Does the degree of QRS prolongation in bundle branch blocks modify the risk of incident heart failure? The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A11317.

Tereshchenko LG, Zhang YY, Feeny A, Han LC, Arking D, Stoodehnia N, Siscovick D, Post W, Solomon S, Berger R, Guallar E, Coresh J, Soliman E. Interval that estimates overlap between depolarization and repolarization helps to discriminate between benign and malignant early repolarization in black men [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A12403.

Magnani JW, Lopez F, Zhu L, Benjamin EJ, Pencina MJ, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. P wave indices and risk of atrial fibrillation: cross-cohort assessments from the Framingham Heart Study and Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A14057.

Peacock J, Whang W, Alcantara C, Nazarian S, Shah AJ, Shea S, Soliman EZ, Muntner P, Shimbo D. Anxiety and depressive symptoms have inverse relationships with cardiac depolarization by ECG: MESA Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A9393.

Gupta DK, Shah AM, Rautaharju PM, Heiss G, Fox E, Mnsley T, Zhang ZM, Prineas RJ, Loehr L, Rosamond W, Soliman EZ, Solomon SD. The relationships between QRS duration and morphology, cardiac structure and function, and incident heart failure in the Atherosclerosis Risk In Communities Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2013;128(22 Suppl):A17411.

Huxley RR, Alonso A, Lopez FL, Filion KB, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Pankow JS, Selvin E. Type 2 diabetes, glucose homeostasis and incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Heart. 2012;98(2):133-138.

Magnani JW, Lopez FL, Soliman EZ, Maclehose RF, Crow RS, Alonso A. P wave indices, obesity, and the metabolic syndrome: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012;20(3):666-672.

Alonso A, Tang W, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Chamberlain AM, Folsom AR. Hemostatic markers are associated with the risk and prognosis of atrial fibrillation: the ARIC study. Int J Cardiol. 2012;155(2):217-222.

Soliman EZ, Rautaharju PM. Heart rate adjustment of PR interval in middle-aged and older adults. J Electrocardiol. 2012;45(1):66-69.

Ebong IA, Bertoni AG, Soliman EZ, Guo M, Sibley CT, Chen YD, Rotter JI, Chen YC, Goff DC Jr. Electrocardiographic abnormalities associated with the metabolic syndrome and its components: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Metab Syndr Relat Disord. 2012;10(2):92-97.


Lopez FL, Agarwal SK, MacLehose RF, Soliman EZ, Sharrett AR, Huxley RR, Konety S, Ballantyne CM, Alonso A. Blood lipid levels, lipid-lowering medications, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012;5(1):155-162.


Soliman EZ, Howard G, Cushman M, Kissela B, Kleindorfer D, Le A, Judd S, McClure LA, Howard VJ. Prolongation of QTc and risk of stroke: the REGARDS (REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke) study. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2012;59(16):1460-1467.

Ellinor PT, Lunetta KL, Albert CM, Glazer NL, Ritchie MD, Smith AV, Arking DE, Muller-Nurasyid M, Krijthe BP, Lubitz SA, Bis JC, Chung MK, Dorr M, Ozaki K, Roberts JD, Smith JG, Pfeufer A, Sinner MF, Lohman K, Ding J, Smith NL, Smith JD. Meta-analysis identifies six new susceptibility loci for atrial fibrillation. Nat Genet. 2012;44(6):670-675.

Stiles MC, Seaquist ER, Yale JF, Green JB, Katz LA, Kempainen S, Light LS, Pepper PV, Zhang ZM, Soliman EZ. Is silent myocardial infarction more common in women with type 2 diabetes than in men?. J Diabetes Complications. 2012;26(2):118-122.

Gao L, Meschia JF, Judd SE, Muntner P, McClure LA, Howard VJ, Rhodes JD, Cushman M, Safford MM, Soliman EZ, Kleindorfer DO, Howard G. What stroke symptoms tell us: association of risk factors and individual stroke symptoms in the REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2012;21(5):411-416.

Gronroos NN, Chamberlain AM, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Agarwal SK, Nettleton JA, Alonso A. Fish, fish-derived n-3 fatty acids, and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. PLoS ONE. 2012;7(5):e36686.

Murad K, Brubaker PH, Fitzgerald DM, Morgan TM, Goff DC Jr, Soliman EZ, Eggebeen JD, Kitzman DW. Exercise training improves heart rate variability in older patients with heart failure: a randomized, controlled, single-blinded trial. Congest Heart Fail. 2012;18(4):192-197.


Rizk DV, Gutierrez O, Levitan EB, McClellan WM, Safford M, Soliman EZ, Warnock DG, Muntner P. Prevalence and prognosis of unrecognized myocardial infarctions in chronic kidney disease. Nephrol Dial Transplant. 2012;27(9):3482-3488.

Azeem A, Yeboah J, Soliman EZ, Cox A, Bertoni A, Herrington DM, Bowden DW. Heart rate corrected QT interval is an independent predictor of all-cause mortality in a diabetic population--the Diabetes Heart Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2012;126(21 Suppl):A15550.

Zhang ZM, Prineas RJ, Soliman EZ, Baggett C, Heiss G. Prognostic significance of serial Q/ST-T changes by the Minnesota Code and Novacode in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Eur J Prev Cardiol. 2012;19(6):1430-1436.

Ilkhanoff L, Liu K, Ning H, Nazarian S, Bluemke DA, Soliman EZ, Lloyd-Jones DM. Association of QRS duration with left ventricular structure and function and risk of heart failure in middle-aged and older adults: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Eur J Heart Fail. 2012;14(11):1285-1292.


Zhang ZM, Rautaharju PM, Soliman EZ, Manson JE, Cain ME, Martin LW, Bavry AA, Mehta L, Vitolins M, Prineas RJ. Mortality risk associated with bundle branch blocks and related repolarization abnormalities (from the Women's Health Initiative [WHI]). Am J Cardiol. 2012;110(10):1489-1495.

Butler AM, Yin X, Evans DS, Nalls MA, Smith EN, Tanaka T, Li G, Buxbaum SG, Whitsel EA, Alonso A, Arking DE, Benjamin EJ, Berenson GS, Bis JC, Chen W, Deo R, Ellinor PT, Heckbert SR, Heiss G, Hsueh WC, Keating BJ, Kerr KF, Li Y,. Novel loci associated with PR interval in a genome-wide association study of 10 African American cohorts. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012;5(6):639-646.

Lopez FL, Huxley RR, Konety S, Alonso A, Agarwal SK, MacLehose RF, Soliman EZ, Sharrett AR, Ballantyne CM. Response to letter from Watanabe and Aizawa regarding article, 'Blood lipid levels, lipid-lowering medications, and the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study' [letter]. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2012;5(3):e81.

Babcock MJ, Soliman EZ, Ding J, Kronmal RA, Goff DC Jr. Pericardial fat and atrial conduction abnormalities in the Multiethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). Obesity (Silver Spring). 2011;19(1):179-184.

Soliman EZ, Lundgren JD, Roediger MP, Duprez DA, Temesgen Z, Bickel M, Shlay JC, Somboonwit C, Reiss P, Stein JH, et al. Boosted protease inhibitors and the electrocardiographic measures of QT and PR durations. AIDS. 2011;25(3):367-377.

Baber U, Howard VJ, Halperin JL, Soliman EZ, Zhang X, McClellan W, Warnock DG, Muntner P. Association of chronic kidney disease with atrial fibrillation among adults in the United States: REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study. Circ Arrhythm Electrophysiol. 2011;4(1):26-32.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Chambless LE, Crow R, Ambrose M, Alonso A. A clinical risk score for atrial fibrillation in a biracial prospective cohort (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study). Am J Cardiol. 2011;107(1):85-91.

Viera AJ, Sheridan SL, Edwards T, Soliman EZ, Harris R, Furberg CD. Acceptance of a Polypill approach to prevent cardiovascular disease among a sample of U.S. physicians. Prev Med. 2011;52(1):10-15.

Smith JG, Magnani JW, Palmer C, Meng YA, Soliman EZ, Musani SK, Kerr KF, Schnabel RB, Lubitz SA, Liu Y, et al. Genome-wide association studies of the PR interval in African Americans. PLoS Genet. 2011;7(2):e1001304.


Huxley RR, Lopez FL, Folsom AR, Agarwal SK, Loehr LR, Soliman EZ, Maclehose R, Konety S, Alonso A. Absolute and attributable risks of atrial fibrillation in relation to optimal and borderline risk factors: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2011;123(14):1501-1508.

Alonso A, Lopez FL, Matsushita K, Loehr LR, Agarwal SK, Chen LY, Soliman EZ, Astor BC, Coresh J. Chronic kidney disease is associated with the incidence of atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Circulation. 2011;123(25):2946-2953.

Howard VJ, Kleindorfer DO, Judd SE, McClure LA, Safford MM, Rhodes JD, Cushman M, Moy CS, Soliman EZ, Kissela BM, et al. Disparities in stroke incidence contributing to disparities in stroke mortality. Ann Neurol. 2011;69(4):619-627.

Soliman EZ, Mendis S, Dissanayake WP, Somasundaram NP, Gunaratne PS, Jayasingne IK, Furberg CD. A Polypill for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a feasibility study of the World Health Organization. Trials. 2011;12():article 3.

Zhang Y, Post WS, Dalal D, Bansal S, Blasco-Colmenares E, Jan De Beur S, Alonso A, Soliman EZ, Whitsel EA, Brugada R, et al. Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D, calcium, phosphorus, and electrocardiographic QT interval duration: findings from NHANES III and ARIC. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2011;96(6):1873-1882.

Anderson AM, Judd S, Kleindorfer D, Kissela B, Soliman EZ, Levitan EB, Brenner D, Brown TM, Safford MM, Howard VJ, et al. Prevalence and significance of unrecognized myocardial infarctions with stroke risk: the REGARDS study [abstract]. Stroke. 2011;42(3):E102.

Pullicino P, McClure L, Howard V, Wadley WG, Safford M, Meschia J, Anderson A, Howard G, Soliman E. Stroke risk in persons with heart failure: the REGARDS study [abstract]. Stroke. 2011;42(3):e271.

Tanner RM, Baber U, Carson AP, Voeks J, Brown TM, Soliman EZ, Howard VJ, Muntner P. Association of the metabolic syndrome with atrial fibrillation among United States adults (from the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke [REGARDS] Study). Am J Cardiol. 2011;108(2):227-232.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Folsom AR, Duval S, Soliman EZ, Ambrose M, Eberly LE, Alonso A. Smoking and incidence of atrial fibrillation: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Heart Rhythm. 2011;8(8):1160-1166.

Ilkhanoff L, Soliman EZ, Ning H, Liu K, Lloyd-Jones DM. Factors associated with development of prolonged QRS duration over 20 years in healthy young adults: the Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E115.

Murad K, Lloyd-Jones DM, Soliman EZ, Carnethon M, Sloan R, Ning HY, Person SD, Goff DC Jr. Heart rate variability and markers of subclinical cardiovascular disease. The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults study [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2011;57(14 Suppl 1):E116.

Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Case LD, Russell G, Rosamond W, Rea T, Sotoodehnia N, Post WS, Siscovick D, Burke GL, et al. Electrocardiographic and clinical predictors separating atherosclerotic sudden cardiac death from incident coronary heart disease. Heart. 2011;97(19):1597-1601.

Zhang Y, Ouyang P, Post WS, Dalal D, Vaidya D, Blasco-Colmenares E, Soliman EZ, Tomaselli GF, Guallar E. Sex-steroid hormones and electrocardiographic QT-interval duration: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey and the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;174(4):403-411.

Soliman EZ, Howard G, Meschia JF, Cushman M, Muntner P, Pullicino PM, McClure LA, Judd S, Howard VJ. Self-reported atrial fibrillation as a predictor for stroke in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study [abstract]. Am J Epidemiol. 2011;173(Suppl 11):S109.

Ricardo AC, Lash JP, Fischer MJ, Lora CM, Budoff M, Keane MG, Kusek JW, Martinez M, Nessel L, Soliman EZ, et al. Cardiovascular disease among Hispanics and non-Hispanics in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC) study. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011;6(9):2121-2131.

Soliman EZ, Howard G, Meschia JF, Cushman M, Muntner P, Pullicino PM, McClure LA, Judd S, Howard VJ. Self-reported atrial fibrillation and risk of stroke in the Reasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Stroke. 2011;42(10):2950-2953.

Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Roediger MP, Duprez DA, Boccara F, Boesecke C, Stephan C, Hodder S, Stein JH, Lundgren JD, et a. Prevalence and prognostic significance of ECG abnormalities in HIV-infected patients: results from the Strategies for Management of Antiretroviral Therapy study. J Electrocardiol. 2011;44(6):779-785.

Ernst ME, Neaton JD, Grimm RH Jr, Collins G, Thomas W, Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ. Long-term effects of chlorthalidone versus hydrochlorothiazide on electrocardiographic left ventricular hypertrophy in the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial. Hypertension. 2011;58(6):1001-1007.

Faul C, Amaral AP, Oskouei B, Hu M-C, Sloan A, Isakova T, Gutierrez OM, Aguillon-Prada R, Lincoln J, Soliman EZ, et al. FGF23 induces left ventricular hypertrophy. J Clin Invest. 2011;121(11):4393-4408.

Schnabel RB, Kerr KE, Lubitz SA, Alkylbekova EL, Marcus GM, Sinner MF, Magnani JW, Wolf PA, Deo R, Soliman EZ, et al. Large-scale candidate gene analysis in whites and African Americans identifies IL6R polymorphism in relation to atrial fibrillation: the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute's Candidate Gene Association Resource (CARe) project. Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2011;4(5):557-564.

Tamariz L, Agarwal S, Soliman EZ, Chamberlain AM, Prineas R, Folsom AR, Ambrose M, Alonso A. Association of serum uric acid with incident atrial fibrillation (from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities [ARIC] study). Am J Cardiol. 2011;108(9):1272-1276.

Turkbey EB, Backlund J-YC, Genuth S, Jain A, Miao C, Cleary PA, Lachin JM, Nathan DM, van der Geest RJ, Soliman EZ, Liu C-Y, Lima JAC, Bluemke DA. Myocardial structure, function, and scar in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2011;124(16):1737-1746.

Wadley VG, Howard VJ, Howard G, Soliman EZ. Continuum of cognitive impairment to stroke possibly via atrial fibrillation [reply to letter]. Ann Neurol. 2011;70(4):666-667.

Howard G, Cushman M, Kissela BM, Kleindorfer DO, McClure LA, Safford MM, Rhodes JD, Soliman EZ, Moy CS, Judd SE, Howard VJ. Traditional risk factors as the underlying cause of racial disparities in stroke: lessons from the half-full (empty?) glass. Stroke. 2011;42(12):3369-3375.

Olson KA, Viera AJ, Soliman EZ, Crow RS, Rosamond WD. Long-term prognosis associated with J-point elevation in a large middle-aged biracial cohort: the ARIC study. Eur Heart J. 2011;32(24):3098-3106.

Chen LY, Lopez F, Prineas R, Soliman EZ, Adabag AS, Konety S, Folsom AR, Alonso A. Atrial fibrillation and sudden cardiac death: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstraact]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A10286.

Filion KB, Agarwal SK, Ballantyne CM, Hoogeveen RC, Huxley RR, Loehr LR, Nambi V, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and the risk of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A8460.

Misialek JR, Rose KM, Everson-Rose SA, Soliman EZ, Clark CJ, Lopez FL, Alonso A. Socioeconomic status and the incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2011;124(21 Suppl):A16708.

Soliman EZ, Ding J, Hsu F-C, Carr JJ, Polak JF, Goff DC Jr. Association between carotid-intima-media thickness and pericardial fat in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA). J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010;19(1):58-65.


Meschia JF, Merrill P, Soliman EZ, Howard VJ, Barrett KM, Zakai NA, Kleindorfer D, Safford M, Howard G. Racial disparities in awareness and treatment of atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) study. Stroke. 2010;41(4):581-587.

Pfeufer A, van Noord C, Marciante KD, Arking DE, Larson MG, Smith AV, Tarasov KV, Muller M, Sotoodehnia N, Soliman EZ, et al. Genome-wide association study of PR interval. Nat Genet. 2010;42(2):153-159.

Ellinor PT, Lunetta KL, Glazer NL, Pfeufer A, Alonso A, Chung MK, Sinner MF, de Bakker PIW, Mueller M, Soliman EZ, et al. Common variants in KCNN3 are associated with lone atrial fibrillation. Nat Genet. 2010;42(3):240-244.


Agarwal SK, Alonson A, Soliman EZ, Chamberlain A, Ambrose M, Simpson RJ Jr, Heiss G. Heart rate variability and incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risks in Communities Study [abstract]. Stroke. 2010;41(4):E337.

Howard VJ, Kleindorfer D, McClure LA, Kissela BM, Safford MM, Rhodes JD, Cushman M, Moy CS, Soliman EZ, Howard G. Stroke incidence as the major contributor to racial and regional disparities in stroke mortality: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study [abstract]. Stroke. 2010;41(4):E244-E245.

Meschia JF, Merril P, Soliman EZ, Howard VJ, Barrett KM, Zakai NA, Kleindorfer D, Safford M, Howard G. Racial disparities in awareness and treatment of atrial fibrillation: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke Study [abstract]. Stroke. 2010;41(4):E245.

Howard G, Kissela BM, Kleindorfer DO, McClure LA, Safford MM, Rhodes D, Cushman M, Soliman EZ, Moy CS, Howard VJ. Traditional risk factors play a minor role in the excess stroke incidence of African Americans: the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study [abstract]. Stroke. 2010;41(4):E225.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Ambrose M, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. Metabolic syndrome and incidence of atrial fibrillation among blacks and whites in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study. Am Heart J. 2010;159(5):850-856.

Soliman EZ, Howard G, Prineas RJ, McClure LA, Howard VJ. Calculating Cornell voltage from nonstandard chest electrode recording site in the Reasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke study. J Electrocardiol. 2010;43(3):209-214.

Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Go AS, Xie D, Lash JP, Rahman M, Ojo A, Teal VL, Jensvold NG, Robinson NL, et al. Chronic kidney disease and prevalent atrial fibrillation: the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC). Am Heart J. 2010;159(6):1102-1107.

Alonso A, Soliman EZ, Agarwal SK, Loehr L, Folsome AR. PR interval, P wave indices, and incidence of atrial fibrillation in Caucasians and African-Americans: the ARIC cohort [abstract]. Heart Rhythm. 2010;7(5 Suppl):S44.

Gorodeski EZ, Magnani JW, Prineas RJ, Vitolins MZ, O'Sullivan MJ, Soliman EZ, Martin LW, Limacher MC, Curb JD, Cochrane BB, et al. Epidemiology of P wave indices in healthy post-menopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(10A):A13.E125.

Tamariz L, Agarwal S, Soliman E, Chamberlain A, Prineas R, Folsom A, Ambrose M, Alonso A. Serum uric acid as a predictor of incident atrial fibrillation: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study [abstract]. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010;55(10A):A7.E62.

Rizk D, McClellan W, Safford M, Soliman EZ, Warnock D, Muntner P. Prevalence and significance of unrecognized myocardial infarctions in chronic kidney disease [abstract]. Am J Kidney Dis. 2010;55(4):A94.

Soliman EZ, Juma H, Nkosi N. A simple electrocardiogram marker for risk stratification of ischemic stroke in low-resources settings. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2010;19(5):388-392.

Murad K, Soliman EZ, Morgan TM, Fitzgerald DM, Eggebeen JD, Goff DC, Kitzman DW. Exercise training improves heart rate variability in older patients with heart failure. A randomized, controlled, single-blinded study [abstract]. J Card Fail. 2010;16(8 Suppl 1):S67.

Marcus GM, Alonso A, Peralta CA, Lettre G, Vittinghoff E, Lubitz SA, Fox ER, Levitzky YS, Mehra R, Soliman EZ, et al. European ancestry as a risk factor for atrial fibrillation in African Americans. Circulation. 2010;122(20):2009-2015.

Sotoodehnia N, Isaacs A, de Bakker PIW, Dorr M, Newton-Cheh C, Nolte IM, van der Harst P, Muller M, Eijgelsheim M, Soliman EZ, et al. Common variants in 22 loci are associated with QRS duration and cardiac ventricular conduction. Nat Genet. 2010;42(12):1068-1076.

Furberg CD, Psaty BM, Soliman EZ. Blood pressure and cardiovascular disease In: Yusuf S, Cairns J, Camm J, Fallen EL, Gersh BJ, eds. Evidence-based cardiology. 3rd ed. Chichester (UK): Wiley-Blackwell;2010: 165-178.


Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ. Early repolarization and sudden cardiac death [letter]. South Med J. 2009;102(1):110-111.

Chamberlain AM, Agarwal SK, Ambrose M, Folsom AR, Soliman EZ, Alonso A. Metabolic syndrome and risk of incident atrial fibrillation in the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;119(10):e297.

Alonso A, Agarwal SK, Soliman EZ, Ambrose M, Chamberlain AM, Prineas RJ, Folsom AR. Incidence of atrial fibrillation in whites and African-Americans: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study. Am Heart J. 2009;158(1):111-117.

Benjamin EJ, Rice KM, Arking DE, Pfeufer A, van Noord C, Smith AV, Schnabel RB, Bis JC, Boerwinkle E, Soliman EZ, et al. Variants in ZFHX3 are associated with atrial fibrillation in individuals of European ancestry. Nat Genet. 2009;41(8):879-881.


Soliman EZ, Alonso A, Goff DC Jr. Atrial fibrillation and ethnicity: the known, the unknown and the paradox. Future Cardiol. 2009;5(6):547-556.

Soliman EZ, Abdel-Salam M, Dardir MD. A simple ECG marker for the detection of coronary restenosis after successful coronary angioplasty. Intern Med. 2009;48(20):1793-1798.

Baber U, Howard V, Halperin JL, Soliman EZ, Zhang X, McClellan WM, Warnock DG, Muntner P. Association of chronic kidney disease with atrial fibrillation in the United States [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl 2):S520.

Perez M, Wang PJ, Klein L, Connelly S, Larson J, Limacher M, Manson J, Martin LW, Prineas R, Soliman E, et al. Independent clinical correlates of atrial fibrillation in postmenopausal women: the Women's Health Initiative Observational Study [abstract]. Circulation. 2009;120(18 Suppl 2):S520.


Soliman EZ. Predicting benefit for implantable cardioverter-defibrillator use [letter]. JAMA. 2008;299(3):286-287.

Furberg CD, Soliman EZ. Double-blindness protects scientific validity [editorial]. J Thromb Haemost. 2008;6(2):230-231.

Soliman EZ. The ethics of non-inferiority trials [letter]. Lancet. 2008;371(9616):895.

Soliman EZ, Goff DC Jr. The paradox of racial distribution of atrial fibrillation [letter]. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008;100(4):447-448.

Soliman EZ, Shalash OA. Homocysteine, vitamins, and vascular disease prevention: more negative results [letter]. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008;87(4):1069-1070.




Soliman EZ. Dobutamine stress myocardial perfusion imaging: expect the unexpected [editorial]. South Med J. 2008;101(10):988.

Soliman EZ, Juma H. Cardiac disease patterns in northern Malawi: epidemiologic transition perspective. J Epidemiol. 2008;18(5):204-208.


Soliman EZ, Abdel-Salam M. Effect of repeated coronary angioplasty on QT dispersion [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(12):e241.

Jain A, Tandri H, Dalal D, Chahal H, Soliman EZ, Prineas RJ, Folsom AR, Lima JA, Bluemke DA. Utility of ECG to detect left ventricular hypertrophy defined by cardiac MRI in different ethnic groups: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) [abstract]. Circulation. 2008;118(18 Suppl 2):833.

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Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

Elsayed Zohair Soliman, M.D.

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Maya Angelou Center for Health Equity
Center for Integrative Medicine
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