Author Contributions: Dr Rao had full access
to all of the data in the study and takes responsibility for the integrity
of the data and the accuracy of the data analysis.
Study concept and design: Rao, Harrington,Moliterno,
Pieper, Stamler, Califf.
Acquisition of data: Harrington, Granger, Newby,Moliterno,
Analysis and interpretation of data: Rao, Jollis,Harrington,
Newby, Armstrong, Moliterno,Lindblad, Pieper, Topol, Califf.
Drafting of the manuscript: Rao, Topol.
Critical revision of the manuscript for important
intellectual content: Jollis, Harrington, Granger, Newby, Armstrong,
Moliterno, Lindblad, Pieper, Topol,Stamler, Califf.
Statistical analysis: Rao, Jollis, Granger,
Obtained funding: Harrington, Armstrong, Topol,Califf.
Administrative, technical, or material support:Harrington,
Study supervision: Rao, Harrington, Granger,Moliterno,
Funding/Support: This work was supported by
the Duke Clinical Research Institute, Durham, NC.
Role of the Sponsor: The study’s sponsor
had no role in the design and conduct of the study, in the collection, analysis,
and interpretation of the data, or in the preparation, review, or approval
of the manuscript.