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    To be the leading centre of distinction and powerhouse of knowledge for translational research and epidemiology in this region.

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    A prospective cohort study to track changing lifestyles, risk factors and chronic disease in urban and rural areas epidemiological study

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PUBLICATIONS IN JOURNALS

The ONTARGET / TRANSCEND Investigators. Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of 2 large, simple, randomised trials evaluating telmisartan, ramipril, and their combination in high-risk patients: The Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination with Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial / Telmisartan Randomised Assessment Study in ACE Intolerant Subjects with Cardiovascular Disease. Am Heart J 2004; 148: 52 – 61

K Yusoff. ALLHAT in perspective: Implications to clinical practice and clinical trials. Med J Mal 2005; 60: 239 – 245

ADVANCE Collaborative Group. ADVANCE – Action in Diabetes and Vascular Disease: patient recruitment and characteristics of the study population at baseline. Diabet. Med. 2005; 22: 1 – 7

Mahmod M, Sulaiman D, K Yusoff. 2005 Young Investigator’s Award Winner: Assessement of diastolic function in newly diagnosed hypertensives. Annals of Med Singapore 2005; 34: 684 – 8.

ADVANCE Collaborative Group. ADVANCE: lessons from the run-in phase of a large study in type 2 diabetes. Blood Pressure 2006; 15: 340 – 346

JM Najeb, Sh-Hussain Salleh, K. Yusoff. Two-channel data acquisition unit for heart sound analysis. IEEE 2005; 173-175

Chan KM, Rajab NF, Ishak MH, Ali AM, K Yusoff, Din LB, Inaayat-Hussain SHGoniothalamin induces apoptosis in vascular smooth muscle cells. Chem Biol Interact 2006;159:129-140

K Yusoff. Heparin or low molecular weight heparin as adjunct therapy for fibrinolysis in ST-elevation myocardial infarction. Atheroscl Advisory Board Newsletter 2006.

Azian M, Hapizah MN, Khalid BAK, Khalid Y, Rosli A, Jamal R. Use of the denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE) method for mutational screening of patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH) and familial defective apoliprotein B100 (FDB). Mal J Pathol 2006; 28: 7 – 15

ADVANCE Collaborative Group. Effects of a fixed dose of perindopril and indapamaide on macrovascular and microvascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (the ADVANCE trial): a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2007; 370: 829 – 40

ADVANCE Collaborative Group. Effects of a fixed combination of perindopril and indapamide on macrovascular and microvascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (the ADVANCE trial): a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2007;370: 829 – 40

The ONTARGET Investigators. Telmisatan, Ramipril or both in patients at high risk for vascular events. New Engl J Med 2008; 358: 1547 – 1559.

The Telmisartan Randomised AssessmeNt Study in ACE Intolerant subjects with cardiovascular Disease (TRANSCEND) Investigators. Effects of the angiotensin-receptor blocker telmisartan on cardiovascular events in high-risk subjects intolerant to angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors: a randomized controlled trial. Lancet 2008; 372: 1174 - 83

The ONTARGET Investigators. Renal outcomes with telmisartan, ramipril, or both, in people at high vascular risk (the ONTARGET study): a multicentre, randomised, double-blind, controlled trial. The Lancet 2008; 372: 547 – 553.

The ADVANCE Collaborative Group. Intensive blood glucose control and vascular outcomes in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. New Engl J Med 2008; 358: 2560 – 72

Ramli M, Mohd Ariff R, K Yusoff, Rosnani S. Validation of the Bahasa Malaysia version of the Coping Inventory for stressful situation, Mal J Psych 2008 (e-Journal)

Teo K, Chow CK, Vaz M, Rangarahan S, Yusuf S, for the PURE Investigators. The Prospective Urban Rural Epidemilogy (PURE) study: Examining the impact of societal influences on chronic non communicable diseases in low-, middle-, and high-income countries. Am Heart J 2009; 158: 1 - 7.e1.

K Yusoff. Internationalisation - Benchmarking and benchmarked, Reaching-out and reaching-in. Med & Health Rev 2009;2: 93 – 96

M O'Donnell, D Xavier, L Lisheng, H Zhang, SL Chin, P Rao-Melacini, S Rangarajan, S Islam, P Pais, M McQueen, C Mondo, A Domasceno, P Lopez-Jaramillo, GJ Hankey, T Dans, K Yusoff, T Truelsen, HC Diener, D Ryglewicz, A Czlonkowska, C Weimar, S Yusuf on behalf of the INTERSTROKE Investigators. Risk factors for ischaemic and haemorrhagic stroke in 22 countries: Results of the first phase of INTERSTROKE in 6000 individuals. Lancet 2010; 376: 112 - 23. Epub 2010 Jun 17

Dans AL, Teo K, Yusuf S, Gao P, Yusoff K, Chen JH, Kim JH, Chaithiraphan S. Tolerance of telmisartan and ramipril among Asians in the OnTarget and TRANSCEND Studies. PLoS ONE 2010 Dec 21, 5 (12): e13694

Giuseppe Mancia, Helmut Schumacher, Josep Redon, Paolo Verdecchia, Roland Schmieder, Garry Jennings, Khalid Yusoff, Lars Ryden, G. Lisheng Liu, Koon Teo, Peter Sleight and Salim Yusuf.. Blood Pressure Targets Recommended by Guidelines and Incidence of Cardiovascular and Renal Events in the Ongoing Telmisartan Alone and in Combination With Ramipril Global Endpoint Trial (ONTARGET). Circulation. 2011;124:1727-1736

Salim Yusuf, Shofiqul Islam, Clara K Chow, Sumathy Rangarajan, Gilles Dagenais, Rafael Diaz, Rajeev Gupta, Roya Kelishadi, Romaina Iqbal, Alvaro Avezum, Annamarie Kruger, Raman Kutty, Fernando Lanas, Liu Lisheng, Li Wei, Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, Aytekin Oguz , Omar Rahman , Hany Swidan , Khalid Yusoff, Witold Zatonski, Annika Rosengren , Koon K Teo on behalf of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology (PURE) Study Investigators. 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. The Lancet 2011; 378:131-143.

J Redon, G Mancia, P Sleight, H Schumacher, P Gao, J Pogue, R Fagard, P Verdecchia, M Weber, B Williams, K Yusoff, K Teo, S Yusuf, on behalf of the ONTARGET investigators. Safety and efficacy of low blood pressure among patients with diabetes: sub-group analyses from the ONTARGET Trial. (submitted to J Am Coll Cardiol)

T Ismail, Christopher Lee. HIV associated Opportunistic Pneumonias. Med J Malaysia;66(1);76-82

Roslina AM, Loh LC, Ismail T, Abdul Razak M, George KS, Rasalind Toh BH, Norhaya MR, Noor Aliza MT, Che Wan AH, Mohammad Fauzi AR, Aziah AM. Satisfaction levels and asthma control amongst Malaysian asthmatic patients on Budesonide/Formoterol maintenance and reliever therapy: Experience in real life setting. Journal Patient Related Outcome. (in press)

Wan Haniza Wan Mohamad, T Ismail. Obstructive Sleep Apnoea Syndrome – An Overview. Journal of the Academy of Family Physicians Malaysia. Malaysian Family Physician 2011; 6(1)

Gnanou J, Caszo B, Wan Mohamad WH, Yusoff K, Nawawi H, Ismail T. Prediction equation of lung function in healthy, life time non-smoker Malaysian population. Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 2011;42(1):965-976.

Goldhaber SZ, Leizorovicz A, Kakkara AK, et al for the ADOPT Trial Investigators. Apixaban versus Enoxaparin for thromboprophylaxis in medically ill patients. New Engl J Med 2011 Epub 2011 November 13

Granger CB, Alexander JH, McMurray JJV, et al for the ARISTOTLE Committees and Investigators. Apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation. New Engl J Med 2011; 365: 981-992 Epub 2011 August 28

BP Hoh and K Yusoff. Mapping the risk for left ventricular hypertrophy among hypertensives using copy number variation. J Hypertens (submitting)

  • Anis Safura Ramli, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Mohamed Noor Khan Nor-Ashikin, Nafiza Mat-Nasir, Kien Keat Ng, Maizatullifah Miskan, Krishnapillai S. Ambigga, Farnaza Ariffin, Md Yassin Mazapuspavina, Suraya Abdul- Razak, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Fadhlina Abd- Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Hapizah Nawawi, and Khalid Yusoff. JIS Definition Identified More Malaysian Adult with Methabolc Syndrome Compared to the NCEP-ATP III and IDF Criteria. Bio Med Research International, vol. 2013. Article Id 760963, 10 pages, 2013.
  • Clara K. Chow, PhD; Koon K. Teo, PhD1; Sumathy Rangarajan, MSc1; Shofiqul Islam, MSc1; Rajeev Gupta, PhD2; Alvaro Avezum, MD3; Ahmad Bahonar, MPH4; Jephat Chifamba, PhD5; Gilles Dagenais, MD6; Rafael Diaz, MD7; Khawar Kazmi, MD8; Fernando Lanas, MD9; Li Wei, PhD10; Patricio Lopez-Jaramillo, MD, PhD11; Lu Fanghong, MD12; Noor Hassim Ismail, MSc13; Thandi Puoane, Dr PH14; Annika Rosengren, MD15; Andrzej Szuba, MD16; Ahmet Temizhan, MD17; Andy Wielgosz, MD18; Rita Yusuf, PhD19; Afzalhussein Yusufali, MD20; Martin McKee, DSc21; Lisheng Liu, MD10; Prem Mony, MD22; Salim Yusuf, DPhil1; PURE (Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology) Study investigators

ABSTRACTS IN JOURNALS

H Nawawi, R Annuar, S Muid, A Sinit, AY Shaiful, MS Daud, CK Yeo, K Yusoff.Reduction in oxidatrive stress is associated with improvement in endothelial dysfunction with high dose atorvastatin treatment in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia. J Hypertens 2004; 22 (Suppl. 1): S184

H Othman, S Muid, NS Osman, K Yusoff, H Nawawi. High dose statin treatment reduces highly sensitive C-reactive protein and interleukin-6 in patients with familial hypercholesterolaemia. J Hypertens 2004; 22 (Suppl. 1): S 44

K Yusoff. Impaired glucose tolerance and impaired fasting glucose have different associated risk factor profiles. J Hypertens 2004; 22 (Suppl. 1): S 50

AY Shaiful, S Norasykin, H Nawawi, CK Yeo, R Annuar, K Yusoff. Is prehypertensive state an entity distinct from normotensive patients? J Hypertens 2004; 22 (Suppl. 1): S 105

H Nawawi, R Annuar, S Norasykin, S Muid, AY Shaiful, CK Yeo, K Yusoff.Elevated serum levels of soluble intercellular adhesion molecule-1 is associated with endothelial dysfunction in newly diagnosed untreated hypertensive patients. J Hypertens 2004; 22 (Suppl. 1): S 61

H Nawawi, S Muid, R Annuar, K Yusoff. Reduction in oxidative stress, inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in patients with non-familial hyper-cholesterolaemia treated with low dose statin. Atheroscler (Suppl) 2005

H Nawawi, S Muid, M Muhajir, K Yusoff. A small proportion of metabolic syndrome subjects in a rural Malay population is categorised as high risk group. Prevention and Control, 2005: 1: 71

H Nawawi, S Muid, R Annuar, K Yusoff. Endothelial function and serum levels of inflammation markers in metabolic syndrome patients with hypercholesterolaemia. Prevention and Control, 2005: 1: 68

H Nawawi, S Muid, A Manaf, K Yusoff. Low to moderate tocotrienol concentration exhibits optimal antioxidant activity and reduces production of inflammatory markers by endothelial cells. Atheroscler 2006; 7: 224

K Yusoff, H Nawawi, R Ibrahim. Metabolic syndrome is associated with inflammation but not prothrombogenesis and endothelial dysfunction. Atheroscler 2006; 7: 418

H Nawawi, T Ismail, MM Mahyuddin, R Razali, S Muid, AR Azlina, K Yusoff.Lower waist circumference threshold for metabolic syndrome in a Malay Asian population. Atheroscler 2006; 7: 423

Tengku S. Ismail, Anis S. Ramli, Huzaimi Haron, Fadhlina Majid, Rafezah Razali, Hafizah Ahmad, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff for the PURE RUS Investigators. Relationship between lung function and the development of prehypertension. J Hypertens 2007

Rafezah Razali, Fadhlina Majid, Tengku S. Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff for the PURE RUS Investigators. Prehypertensive subjects have adverse risk factor profile. Journal of Hypertension 2007

Fadhlina Majid, Rafezah Razali, Tengku S. Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Status of coronary risk factors in rural population. J Hypertens 2007

Hapizah Mohd Nawawi, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Anis Safura Ramli, Normalina Mansor, Sushil Mansor, Sushil Kumar Vasudevan, Muhammad Huzaimi Haron, Azlina A. Razak, Suhaila Abd. Muid, Khalid Yusoff. (2007). Effects of antioxidants on coronary risk markers in patients with hypercholesterolaemia in the high risk category. Malaysian J Path, 29 (Suppl A),184-185

AS Ramli, A Devi, TS Ismail, M KAur, M Koshy, S Muid, R RAzak, N Ramli, HM Nawawi, K Yusoff. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome in Asian Malay urban and rural populations: A comparison of International Diabetes Federation definition and National Cholesterol Education Panel ATP III Asian criteria. J Hypertens 2008; 26: S353

K Yusoff, T Winn, HM Nawawi, AM Noor, F Majid, TS Saifudin, R Ahmed, A Sulaiman. Prehypertensive adults have abnormal lipid, metabolic and risk profiles among Malays in Malaysia. J Hypertens 2008; 26: S252

D Ambigga, AS Ramli, TS Ismail, M Kaur, M Koshy, S Muid, R Razali, N Ramli, HM Nawawi, K Yusoff. A comparison of Internatioinal Diabetes Federation metabolic syndrome classification definition and NCEP ATP III Asian criteria in relation to hypertension among Asian Malay urban and rural populations in Malaysia. J Hypertens 2008; 26: S128

H Nawawi, NAMN Khan, TS Ismail, AS RAmli, AD Krishnapillai, M Kaur, M Koshy, S Muid, M Ramli, K Yusoff. Higher proportion of high risk category metabolic syndrome subjects in the urban compared to rural Asian Malay population. J Hypertens 2008; 26: S353

Justin VG, Brinnell C, Wan Haniza WM, Hapizah MN, Khalid Y, Tengku S. Developing Prediction equation for lung function among healthy Malaysian Population. Respirology 2010; 15 (Suppl. 2): 26-54.

Justin VG, Brinnell C, Wan Haniza WM, Hapizah MN, Khalid Y, Tengku S. Lung function and metabolic syndrome components in a cross-sectional study of Malaysian population. Respirology 2010; Vol 15 (Suppl. 2): 55-109.

Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga SK, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Current analysis of Framingham Risk Score among rural community in Malaysia:gender and age perspective. Malaysian Journal of Medicine and Health Sciences;7(3) Supplement 2011.

  • Effarezan Abdul Rahman, Professor Khalid Yusoff, Mohd Kamal Mohd Arshad, Zubin Othman. Cardiovascular Risk Profile in Newly Diagnosed Hypertension. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 111
  • Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Anis Safura Ramli, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ng Kien Keat, Suraya Abdul Razak, Ambigga Devi Krishnapillai, Farnaza Ariffin, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Overweight and Obesity in Malaysia: An Epidemiology Survey. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 220
  • Farnaza Ariffin, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ng Kien Keat, Suraya Abdul Razak, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Fadhlina Abd Majid, , Najmin Abu Bakar, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Relationship Between Menopause and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Malaysia. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 312
  • Muhamad Rahimi Che Hassan, Mohd Ariff Fadzil, Khalid Yusoff. Seventeen-Year Transition in Cardiovascular Risk Factors In a Cohort of A Rural Malaysian Community. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 316
  • Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Hypertension is The Main Driver for Future Cardiovascular Events: Insight from Framingham Risk Score in a Developing Nation. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 331
  • Mohd Kamal Mohd Arshad, Noor Hassim Ismail, Anis Ramli, Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Fadhlina Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Abdullah Pit, Rafezah Razali, Khalid Yusoff. Stocking the Fire - Low Secondary Prevention Medications among High Risk Patients in Malaysia. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 360
  • Muhamad Rahimi Che Hassan, Mohd Ariff Fadzil, Khalid Yusoff. Risk factors Associated with the Progression of Hypertension from Prehypertension among Malay Subjects in the Rural Community of Malaysia: A 17 Year Follow-up Study. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 663
  • Nafiza Mat Nasir, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, AmbiggaDevi S. Krishnapillai, , Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Farnaza Ariffin, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ng Kien Keat, Suraya Abdul Razak, Fadhlina Abd Majid, , Najmin Abu Bakar, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Cardiovascular Risk Factors Associated with Prehypertension in Malaysian Adults. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 674
  • Maizatullifah Miskan, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, Suraya Abdul Razak, Ambigga S. Krishnapillai, Ng Kien Keat, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Mohd Yazrie Yaacob, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Clustering of Cardiovascular  Risk Factors among Malaysian Adults in Urban and Rural Population. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 678
  • Ng Kien Kiat , Aqil Mohammad Daher , Anis Safura Ramli, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Faranaza Ariffin, Maizatullifah Miskan, Suraya Abdul Razak, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Mazapuspavina Md. Yasin, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Hapizah Nawawi and Khalid Yusoff. Prevalence of Diabetes Mellitus among Urban and Rural Population in Malaysia: Is there a difference?. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 679
  • Anis Safura Ramli, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Ng Kien Keat, Maizatullifah Miskan, Suraya Abdul Razak, Ambigga S. Krishnapillai, Farnaza Ariffin, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome Among Malaysian Adults Aged > 30 Years According to the NCEP-ATP III, IDF and JIS Definitions. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 682
  • Suraya Abdul Razak, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, Ambigga Devi Krishnapillai, Maizatullifah Miskan, Kien Keat Ng, Farnaza Ariffin, Najmin Abu Bakar, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Khalid Yusoff. Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment and Control of Hypertension in Malaysian Urban and Rural Population:  A Cross Sectional Study of 11288 Subjects. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 683
  • Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Mohamed Daher, Anis Safura Ramli, Suraya Abdul Razak, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Maizatullifah Miskan, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Farnaza Ariffin, , Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff. Cardiovascular Risk Profiles of the Elderly Population in Malaysia. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 685
  • Fadhlina Abd Majid, , Najmin Abu Bakar, Mohd Yazrie Yacob, Rafezah Razali, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ng Kien Keat, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Khalid Yusoff. Comparing Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profiles Between Urban and Rural Malaysia. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 699
  • Najmin Abu Bakar, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Rafezah Razali, Maizatullifah Miskan, AmbiggaDevi S. Krishnapillai, Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Aqil Mohamed Daher, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Khalid Yusoff. Prevalence of Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in Malaysian Population Among Males & Females. Journal of Hypertension 2012 (e-Suppl 1); 30: 1060

  • M. Mazapuspavina 1, A.M. Daher 2, A. S. Ramli 1, K. S. Ambigga 1, M. N. Nor-Ashikin 3, F. Ariffin 1, K. K. Ng 1, H. Abdul-Hamid 1, N. Mat-Nasir 1, S. Abdul-Razak 1, M. Miskan 1, F. Abdul-Majid 4, N. Abu-Bakar 4, H. Nawawi 5, K. Yusoff 6,7. 1 Primary Care medicine Discipline, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 2 Populationa Health and Preventive Medicine Discipline, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 3 Physiology Discipline, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 4 Centre for Translational Research and Epidemiology (CenTRE), Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 5 Centre for Pathology and Diagnostic Research Laboratory (CPDRL), Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 6 Cardiology, Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 7 University College Sedaya International, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Wilayah Persekutuan, MALAYSIA. Overweight/Obesity in Malaysia: Malaysian Clinical Practice Guideline(MCPG) Identified More Abnormal Body Mass Index (BMI) and Cardiovascular Risks Compared to WHO Criteria. Journal of Hypertension 2014; 32 (e-Suppl. 1): E169.
  • M.N. Nor-Ashikin 1, A. Mohammad Daher 1, A. Ramli 1, M. Mazapuspavina 1, N. Mat-Nasir 1, M. Miskan 1, S. Abdul-Razak 1, K. Ng 1, F. Ariffin 1, H. Abdul-Hamid 1, F. Abdul-Majid 1, N. Abu-Bakar 1, H. Nawawi 1, K. Yusoff 1,2. 1 Universiti Teknologi MARA, Faculty of Medicine, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 2 University College Sedaya International, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Wilayah Persekutuan, MALAYSIA. Gender Differences in Metabolic Syndrome Among Malaysians. Journal of Hypertension 2014; 32 (e-Suppl. 1): E334.
  • K. Ng, K. Yusoff, N. Abu Bakar, N. Zainon, R. Salleh, N. Mohd Ghazali, S. Norlizan, M. Yacob, M. Azizi Ramli, N. Mohamed Noor Khan. Universiti Teknologi MARA, Sungai Buloh, MALAYSIA. Adjudication of Death in PURE Study in Malaysia by Verbal Autopsy. Journal of Hypertension 2014; 32 (e-Suppl. 1): E680.
  • H. Abdul-Hamid 1, A. S. Ramli 1, A. Mohammad Daher 1, S. Abdul Razak 1, M. Md Yasin 1, K. K. Ng 1, F. Ariffin 1, M. Miskan 1, N. Mat Nasir 1, A.D.S. Krishnapillai 2, N.A. Mohamed Noor Khan 1, H. Nawawi 1, K. Yusoff 1. 1 Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Selangor, MALAYSIA. 2 Faculty of Medicine, Universiti Pertahanan Nasional Malaysia, Selangor, MALAYSIA. The Status of Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Men in Malaysia: The Urban-Rural Divide. Journal of Hypertension 2014; 32 (e-Suppl. 1): E527.

 

PROCEEDING IN CONFERENCES

K Yusoff, I Reduan, A Pit, H Nawawi. Differences in the prevalence of components of the metabolic syndrome between rural and urban Malays in Malaysia. 21st Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, 15th – 19th October 2006, Fukuoka

K Yusoff. Risk factors and biomarkers of coronary artery disease of a population in transition: The case of the Malays and Orang Asli in Malaysia. 21st Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, 15th – 19th October 2006, Fukuoka

Fathinul Fikri, T Ismail, ZM Jusoh, MDM Haniffa, K Yusoff. Effect of a hypergravity pull on the central haemodynamic parameters in healthy adults. 21st Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Hypertension, 15th – 19th October 2006, Fukuoka

Fadhlina Majid, Rafezah Razali, Tengku S. Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff, PURE RUS Investigators (2007) . Status of coronary risk factors in rural population. Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Hypertension and Related Diseases, Beijing: 2 - 99

Tengku S. Ismail, Anis S. Ramli, Huzaimi Haron, Fadhlina Majid, Rafezah Razali, Hafizah Ahmad, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff, PURE RUS Investigators (2007). Relationship between lung function and the development of prehypertension. Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Hypertension and Related Diseases. Beijing : 2-105.

Rafezah Razali, Fadhlina Majid, Tengku S. Ismail, Hapizah Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff, PURE RUS Investigators (2007). Prehypertensive subjects have adverse risk factors. Proceedings 9th International Symposium on Hypertension and Related Diseases, Beijing, 2-104.

Hapizah Nawawi, Tengku Saifudin Tengku Ismail, Nor Ashikin Mohamed Noor Khan, Anis Safura Ramli, Suhaila Muid, Norfaizah Ramli, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Fadhlina Majid, Rosiah Ahmad, Razif Dasiman, Khalid Yusoff for the PURE RUS Investigators. Community study on Asian Malay population: Assessment of treatment-to-target lipid lowering drug management according to risk stratification. Atherosclerosis 2008. The 77th EAS Congress, Istanbul, Turkey, 26-29 April 2008

Razali R, Majid F, Ambiga D, Ramli A.S, Nasir N, NAMN Khan, Ismail T, Nawawi H, Yusoff K for the Coronary Risk Prevention Investigators. Prevalence of hypertension and dyslipidemia among Malays in rural and urban Malaysia. 2nd World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension, Barcelona, Spain, 2008.

Razali R, Majid F, Ambiga D, Ramli A.S, Nasir N, NAMN Khan, Ismail T, Nawawi H, Yusoff K for the Coronary Risk Prevention Investigators. Proportion of prehypertensive subjects and associated coronary risk profile among malays in urban and rural Malaysia. 2nd World Congress on Controversies to Consensus in Diabetes, Obesity and Hypertension, Barcelona, Spain, 2008

A Devi, F Majid, A Ahmad, R Razali, R Ahmad, A Ramli, NAMN Khan, NM Nasir, T Winn, TS Ismail, H Nawawi, K Yusoff. Blood pressure profile and cardiovascular risk factors in an Urban Population in Malaysia. 7th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension, Kuala Lumpur, 19th – 22nd February 2009

T Winn, R Razali, F Majid, TS Ismail, NAMN Khan, A Ramli, NM Nasir, R Ahmad, AD Krishnapillai, H Nawawi, K Yusoff for the CRisP Investigators. Cardiovascular risk scores among urban and rural Malays in Malaysia. 7th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension, Kuala Lumpur, 19th – 22nd February 2009

R Dasiman, A Devi, R Ahmad, AS Ramli, NAMN Khan, NM Nasir, T Winn, TS Ismail, H Nawawi, F Majid, A Ahmad, R Razali, K Yusoff for the CRisP Investigators. Metabolic Syndrome: Prevalence and profile among Malays in rural and urban peninsular Malaysia. 7th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension 2009, 19-22 February 2009

Razali R, Majid F, Dasiman R, Ahmad R, Ambiga D, Ramli A.S., Ismail T, Nasir N, NAMN Khan, Winn T, Nawawi H, Yusoff K for the CRisP Investigators. Prehypertension and associated coronary risk profile among malays in urban and rural peninsular Malaysia. 7th Asian-Pacific Congress of Hypertension, Kuala Lumpur, 19th – 22nd February 2009

Ismail T, Winn T, Ramli AS, Nor Ashikin MNK, Nafiza MN, Majid FA, Razali R, Dasiman R, Ahmad R, Nawawi H, Yusoff K. Different Cardiovascular Risk Profiles in Rural Peninsular and Rural East Malaysia Populations. Australian Atherosclerosis Society, 13-16 October 2009, Melbourne.

Nawawi H, Winn T, Ismail T, Muid S, Razali R, Dasiman R, Majid FA, Yusoff K. East Malaysian Rural Population has Higher Prevalence of Low HDL. Australian Atherosclerosis Society, 13-16 October 2009, Melbourne.

TS Tengku Ismail, N Sayyedah, R Taib, K Yusoff, M Osman, S Muid, H Nawawi. Inflammatory status in metabolic syndrome and central obesity. XV International Symposium on Atherosclerosis Supplements 2009, 14-18 June 2009, Boston MA USA, Vol 10, Issue 2

Ali S, Azlina AR, Mohamad Sharipudin NS, Osman MT, Ismail TS, Ramli AS, Vasudevan SK, Haron MH, Nawawi H. Neutral effects of tocotrienol rich fraction (TRF) vitamin E on endothelial function and thrombogenesis in the low coronary risk category. Proc 10th Asian Colloquium of Asian Network of Clin Lab Standardization and Harmonization (ANCLS). 21-23th Oct 2009, Daegu, Korea

MY Mazapuspavina, MN Nafiza, M Miskan, KK Ng, MNK NorAshikin, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, FA Majid, R Razali, R Dasiman, R Ahmad, H Nawawi, TS Ismiail, M Mariam, K Yusoff for the CRisP Study Group. Cardiovascular Risk Profile associated with smoking status in Malaysian Malays. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 10

MN Nafiza, MNK NorAshikin, MY Mazapuspavina, M Miskan, KK Ng, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, TS Ismail, FA Majid, R Razali, R Dasiman, R Ahmad, Than Winn, K Yusoff for the CRisP Study Group. Prevalence, Awareness and control of hypertension in Malaysia: Is there an Urban-Rural Divide? 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 2010

MNK NorAshikin, MN Nafiza, MY Mazapuspavina, M Miskan, KK Ng, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, TS Ismial, FA Majjid,R Razali, R Dasiman, R Ahmad, T Winn, H Nawawi, K Yusoff for the CRisP Study Group. Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors in the Malaysian population. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 2010

KK Ng, M Miskan, MY Mazapuspavina, MN Nafiza, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, TS Ismail, MNK NorAshikin, FA Majid, R Razali, R Dasiman, R Ahmad, K Yusoff, T Winn on behalf of the CRisP Study Group. High prevalence of diabetes among urban and rural populations in Malaysia. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 2010

T Winn, A Devi, FA Majid, R Dasiman, A Ahmad, R Razali, AS Ramli, MNK NorAshikin, TS Ismail, MN Nafiza, R Ahmad, HM Nawawi, K Yusoff for the CRisP Group. Agreement across three cardiovascular risk scoring algorithms employed on the ethnic Malay adults in Malaysia. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 2010

M Maizatullifah, MY Mazapuspavina, MN Nafiza, KK Ng, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, TS Ismail, MNK NorAshikin, FA Majid, R Razali, R Dasiman, R Ahmad, H Nawawi, K Yusoff for the CRisP Study Group. Prevalence, awareness and control of hyperlipidaemia and diabetes in Malaysia: Are there differences between men and women. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, Vancouver 26 – 29 Sept 2010

AR Razak, TS Tengku Ismail, MR Mohamad Taib, M Mustafa Kamal, S Abd Muid, MT Osman, K Yusoff, H Nawawi. Prothrombogenesis in subjects with metabolic syndrome and central obesity. 78th EAS Congress, Stockholm 2010

KK Ng, M Miskan, MY Mazapuspavina, MN Nafiza, AS Ramli, AD Krishnapillai, TS Ismail, MNK Nor-Ashikin, FA Majid, R Razali, R Dasimon, R Ahmad, K Yusoff, T Winn on behalf of the CRisP Study Group. Prevalence of diabetes among urban and rural populations of Malaysia - Is there a difference? APSAVD, October 2010, Cairns, Australia

AD Krishnapillai, AS Ramli, T Winn, Ariaratnam S, MY Mazapuspavina, M Maizatullifah, KK Ng, MN Nafiza, MNK NorAshikin, FA Majid, H Nawawi, K Yusoff for the CRisP Study Group. Hypertension and cardiovascular risks profile among the elderly in a developing country. 7th International Congress of Hypertension, 26 – 29 Sept 2010, Vancouver.

Muhamad Rahimi Che Hassan, Khalid Yusoff, Mohd Ariff Fadzil. Correlation of the Anthropometric Measurement and Framingham Risk score in a Rural Community. International Health Conference IIUM 2011, 7th - 8th December 2011, Kuantan, Pahang.

Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Cardiovascular Risk Perception Among Diabetic Patients in a Rural Community. 10th Continuing Professional Development Series: Diabetes Asia 2011 Conference, 5th - 9th October 2011, Kuala Lumpur.

Muhamad Rahimi Che Hassan, Rafezah Razali, Mohd Ariff Fadzil, Khalid Yusoff. Progression of Hypertension, Diabetes Melitus and Obesity Among Prehypertensive, Impaired Fasting Glucose and Overweight Malays in A Rural Community: 17 Years Follow-up Study. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, 10th - 12th February 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Relationship between Cardiovascular Risk Perception and Blood Pressure Profile amongst the Rural Population of Malaysia. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, 10th - 12th February 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Fadhlina Abd Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Mohd Yazrie Yacob, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Ng Kien Keat, Khalid Yusiff for the CRisP Investigators. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profile: A Comparison Between Urban and Rural Peninsular Malaysia. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, 10th - 12th February 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Najmin Abu Bakar, Fadhlina Abd Majid, Mohd Yazrie Yacob, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Ng Kien Keat, Khalid Yusiff for the CRisP Investigators. Cardiovascular Risk Factor Profile in Rural Peninsular Malaysia Vs Rural East Malaysia: Is There a Difference?. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, 10th - 12th February 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Norsyazana Mohamed Zari, Khalid Yusoff, Mohamad Ikhsan Selamat. Prevalence of Prehypertension and Associated Risk Factors in Urban and Rural Area of Malaysia. 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Malaysian Society of Hypertension, 10th - 12th February 2012, Kuala Lumpur.

Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Does Age Have an Effect on the Cardiovascular Risk Perception Among Rural Population? A Comparative Cross Sectional Study. 1st World Congress on Healthy Ageing 2012. 19th - 22nd March 2012. Kuala Lumpur.

Nazar M. Azahar, Ambigga S. Krishnapillai, Shahril A. Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Risk Perception on Cardiovascular Disease among Adults in Rural Population in Malaysia: A Pilot Study. 1st Asia Pacific Clinical Epidemiology and Evidence Based Medicine Conference. 6th-8th July 2012. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Mazapuspavina Md Yasin, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Nafiza Mat Nasir, Anis Safura Ramli, Suraya Abdul Razak, Maizatullifah Miskan, Ng Kien Keat, Farnaza Ariffin, Ambigga Devi S Krishnapillai, Hasidah Abdul Hamid, Hapizah Mohd Nawawi, Khalid Yusoff, for The CRisP Investigators. Update on Overweight and Obesity Prevalence in Malaysia. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 12th-14th July 2012. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Nazar Mohd Zabadi Mohd Azahar, Ambigga Devi S. Krishnapillai, Mohd Shahril Ahmad Saman, Khalid Yusoff. Hypertension Drives the Coronary Heart Disease Even in Rural Malaysia. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine. 12th-14th July 2012. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Muhamad Rahimi Che Hassan, Mohd Ariff Fadzil, Khalid Yusoff. Cardiovascular Risk Factors in a Rural Community: A 17 Year Follow-up. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 12th - 14th July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Norsyazana Mohamed Zari, Mohamad Ikhsan Selamat, Khalid Yusoff. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 12th - 14th July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Maizatullifah Miskan, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Fadhlina Abdul Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Mohd Yazrie Yacob, Khalid Yusoff, for The REDISCOVER PET Study Investigators. Cardiovascular Risk Factors Clustering-Is there an Urban and Rural divide?. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 12th - 14th July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

M K Arshad, Noor Hassim Ismail, Anis Ramli, Mohd Hasni Jaafar, Fadhlina Majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Azmi Mohd Tamil, Abdullah Pit, Rafezah Razali, Khalid Yusoff for PURE Malaysia Investigators. Low Use of Secondary Prevention Medications among High Risk Patients in Malaysia. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 12th - 14th July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Mohd Yazrie Yacob, Fadhlina Abd majid, Najmin Abu Bakar, Rafezah Razali, Aqil Mohammad Daher, Khalid Yusoff for The REDISCOVER PET Study Investigators. 46th Malaysia-Singapore Congress of Medicine, 12th - 14th July 2012, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

 

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