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Alejandro A Diaz, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Alejandro Diaz and George Washko.
Connection Strength

8.570
  1. Pectoralis muscle area and mortality in smokers without airflow obstruction. Respir Res. 2018 04 10; 19(1):62.
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    Score: 0.797
  2. Disease Severity Dependence of the Longitudinal Association Between CT Lung Density and Lung Function in Smokers. Chest. 2018 03; 153(3):638-645.
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    Score: 0.771
  3. Obstructive lung disease in Mexican Americans and non-Hispanic whites: an analysis of diagnosis and survival in the National Health and Nutritional Examination Survey III Follow-up Study. Chest. 2014 Feb; 145(2):282-289.
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    Score: 0.596
  4. Effect of emphysema on CT scan measures of airway dimensions in smokers. Chest. 2013 Mar; 143(3):687-693.
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    Score: 0.559
  5. Airway count and emphysema assessed by chest CT imaging predicts clinical outcome in smokers. Chest. 2010 Oct; 138(4):880-7.
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    Score: 0.464
  6. Relationship of emphysema and airway disease assessed by CT to exercise capacity in COPD. Respir Med. 2010 Aug; 104(8):1145-51.
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    Score: 0.458
  7. Association between Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Bronchiectasis at CT: A Long-term Population-based Study of Healthy Young Adults Aged 18-30 Years in the CARDIA Study. Radiology. 2021 Jul; 300(1):190-196.
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    Score: 0.246
  8. Smaller Left Ventricle Size at Noncontrast CT Is Associated with Lower Mortality in COPDGene Participants. Radiology. 2020 07; 296(1):208-215.
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    Score: 0.230
  9. Luminal Plugging on Chest CT Scan: Association With Lung Function, Quality of Life, and COPD Clinical Phenotypes. Chest. 2020 07; 158(1):121-130.
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    Score: 0.226
  10. Arterial Vascular Pruning, Right Ventricular Size, and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. A Longitudinal Observational Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019 08 15; 200(4):454-461.
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    Score: 0.219
  11. Pulmonary vascular pruning in smokers with bronchiectasis. ERJ Open Res. 2018 Oct; 4(4).
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    Score: 0.208
  12. Differences in Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Structure Between Hispanic and Non-Hispanic White Smokers: A Comparative Study. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2017 Sep 05; 4(4):297-304.
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    Score: 0.191
  13. The Objective Identification and Quantification of Interstitial Lung Abnormalities in Smokers. Acad Radiol. 2017 08; 24(8):941-946.
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    Score: 0.182
  14. Lung Mass in Smokers. Acad Radiol. 2017 04; 24(4):386-392.
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    Score: 0.182
  15. Quantitative CT Measures of Bronchiectasis in Smokers. Chest. 2017 06; 151(6):1255-1262.
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    Score: 0.181
  16. Bronchoarterial ratio in never-smokers adults: Implications for bronchial dilation definition. Respirology. 2017 01; 22(1):108-113.
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    Score: 0.178
  17. Morphologic Response of the Pulmonary Vasculature to Endoscopic Lung Volume Reduction. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2015; 2(3):214-222.
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    Score: 0.159
  18. Abdominal Visceral Adipose Tissue is Associated with Myocardial Infarction in Patients with COPD. Chronic Obstr Pulm Dis. 2015; 2(1):8-16.
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    Score: 0.159
  19. Childhood-onset asthma in smokers. association between CT measures of airway size, lung function, and chronic airflow obstruction. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Nov; 11(9):1371-8.
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    Score: 0.157
  20. Chest CT measures of muscle and adipose tissue in COPD: gender-based differences in content and in relationships with blood biomarkers. Acad Radiol. 2014 Oct; 21(10):1255-61.
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    Score: 0.154
  21. Quantitative computed tomography measures of pectoralis muscle area and disease severity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. A cross-sectional study. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Mar; 11(3):326-34.
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    Score: 0.150
  22. Association between airway caliber changes with lung inflation and emphysema assessed by volumetric CT scan in subjects with COPD. Chest. 2012 Mar; 141(3):736-744.
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    Score: 0.127
  23. Lung volumes and emphysema in smokers with interstitial lung abnormalities. N Engl J Med. 2011 Mar 10; 364(10):897-906.
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    Score: 0.122
  24. Kurtosis and skewness of density histograms on inspiratory and expiratory CT scans in smokers. COPD. 2011 Feb; 8(1):13-20.
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    Score: 0.121
  25. Intrathoracic tracheal volume and collapsibility on inspiratory and end-expiratory ct scans correlations with lung volume and pulmonary function in 85 smokers. Acad Radiol. 2011 Mar; 18(3):299-305.
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    Score: 0.120
  26. The relationship between small pulmonary vascular alteration and aortic atherosclerosis in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: quantitative CT analysis. Acad Radiol. 2011 Jan; 18(1):40-6.
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    Score: 0.119
  27. Quantitative assessment of bronchial wall attenuation with thin-section CT: An indicator of airflow limitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2010 Aug; 195(2):363-9.
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    Score: 0.117
  28. Collapsibility of lung volume by paired inspiratory and expiratory CT scans: correlations with lung function and mean lung density. Acad Radiol. 2010 Apr; 17(4):489-95.
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    Score: 0.113
  29. Physiological and computed tomographic predictors of outcome from lung volume reduction surgery. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Mar 01; 181(5):494-500.
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    Score: 0.112
  30. Quantitative airway assessment on computed tomography in patients with alpha1-antitrypsin deficiency. COPD. 2009 Dec; 6(6):468-77.
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    Score: 0.112
  31. Identification of early interstitial lung disease in smokers from the COPDGene Study. Acad Radiol. 2010 Jan; 17(1):48-53.
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    Score: 0.110
  32. Airway wall attenuation: a biomarker of airway disease in subjects with COPD. J Appl Physiol (1985). 2009 Jul; 107(1):185-91.
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    Score: 0.107
  33. Relationship between Emphysema Progression at CT and Mortality in Ever-Smokers: Results from the COPDGene and ECLIPSE Cohorts. Radiology. 2021 Apr; 299(1):222-231.
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    Score: 0.061
  34. An open-source framework for pulmonary fissure completeness assessment. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 2020 07; 83:101712.
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    Score: 0.057
  35. Quantification of the Pulmonary Vascular Response to Inhaled Nitric Oxide Using Noncontrast Computed Tomography Imaging. Circ Cardiovasc Imaging. 2019 12; 12(1):e008338.
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    Score: 0.056
  36. Pulmonary vascular density: comparison of findings on computed tomography imaging with histology. Eur Respir J. 2019 08; 54(2).
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    Score: 0.055
  37. Increased Airway Wall Thickness in Interstitial Lung Abnormalities and Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2019 04; 16(4):447-454.
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    Score: 0.053
  38. Interstitial Features at Chest CT Enhance the Deleterious Effects of Emphysema in the COPDGene Cohort. Radiology. 2018 08; 288(2):600-609.
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    Score: 0.050
  39. Clinical and Genetic Associations of Objectively Identified Interstitial Changes in Smokers. Chest. 2017 10; 152(4):780-791.
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    Score: 0.047
  40. Ventricular Geometry From Non-contrast Non-ECG-gated CT Scans: An Imaging Marker of Cardiopulmonary Disease in Smokers. Acad Radiol. 2017 May; 24(5):594-602.
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    Score: 0.046
  41. Arterial and Venous Pulmonary Vascular Morphology and Their Relationship to Findings in Cardiac Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Smokers. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2016 Nov/Dec; 40(6):948-952.
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    Score: 0.045
  42. A Robust Emphysema Severity Measure Based on Disease Subtypes. Acad Radiol. 2016 Apr; 23(4):421-8.
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    Score: 0.043
  43. Association Between Interstitial Lung Abnormalities and All-Cause Mortality. JAMA. 2016 Feb 16; 315(7):672-81.
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    Score: 0.043
  44. A comparison of visual and quantitative methods to identify interstitial lung abnormalities. BMC Pulm Med. 2015 Oct 29; 15:134.
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    Score: 0.042
  45. Automated quantitative 3D analysis of aorta size, morphology, and mural calcification distributions. Med Phys. 2015 Sep; 42(9):5467-78.
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    Score: 0.042
  46. Computed tomographic measures of pulmonary vascular morphology in smokers and their clinical implications. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Jul 15; 188(2):231-9.
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    Score: 0.036
  47. Characterizing functional lung heterogeneity in COPD using reference equations for CT scan-measured lobar volumes. Chest. 2013 Jun; 143(6):1607-1617.
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    Score: 0.036
  48. Statins and pulmonary fibrosis: the potential role of NLRP3 inflammasome activation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2012 Mar 01; 185(5):547-56.
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    Score: 0.032
  49. Pulmonary hypertension and computed tomography measurement of small pulmonary vessels in severe emphysema. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2010 Feb 01; 181(3):218-25.
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    Score: 0.028
  50. Quantitative CT measurement of cross-sectional area of small pulmonary vessel in COPD: correlations with emphysema and airflow limitation. Acad Radiol. 2010 Jan; 17(1):93-9.
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    Score: 0.028
  51. CT metrics of airway disease and emphysema in severe COPD. Chest. 2009 Aug; 136(2):396-404.
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    Score: 0.027
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.