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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 1/2015

Ausgabe 1/2015

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 181 Artikel )

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Intracoronary epinephrine in the treatment of refractory no-reflow after primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a retrospective study

Tolga Aksu, Tumer Erdem Guler, Ayse Colak, Erkan Baysal, Mine Durukan, Taner Sen, Umit Guray

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of treatment outcomes in patients with and without diabetes mellitus attending a multidisciplinary cardiovascular prevention programme (a retrospective analysis of the EUROACTION trial)

Sandra N Ofori, Kornelia Kotseva

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Management of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in a local public hospital in Hong Kong

Angel W Leung, Cherise Y Chan, Bryan P Yan, Cheuk Man Yu, Yat Yin Lam, Vivian W Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of adiponectin with type 2 diabetes and hypertension in African American men and women: the Jackson Heart Study

Sharon K Davis, Samson Y Gebreab, Ruihua Xu, Pia Riestra, Rumana J Khan, Anne E Sumner, DeMarc Hickson, Aurelian Bidulescu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Increased serum level of Lp-PLA2 is independently associated with the severity of coronary artery diseases: a cross-sectional study of Chinese population

Anping Cai, Guang Li, Jiyan Chen, Xida Li, Liwen Li, Yingling Zhou

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A case report of eosinophilic myocarditis and a review of the relevant literature

Haiying Li, Zhenyu Dai, Binqiao Wang, Weijian Huang

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Synchronous cardiac arrest in monozygotic twins with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy - Is sudden cardiac death genetically pre-programmed?

Cheng Yee Goh, Muhammad Asrar ul Haq, Vivek Mutha, William J van Gaal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bioelectrical impedance outperforms waist circumference for predicting cardiometabolic risk in Congolese hypertensive subjects: a cross-sectional study

Philippe Bianga Katchunga, Achile Mwira Bapolisi, Jean-René M’Buyamba-Kabangu, Michel P Hermans

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Arrhythmogenic substrate at the interventricular septum as a target site for radiofrequency catheter ablation of recurrent ventricular tachycardia in left dominant arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Stepan Havranek, Tomas Palecek, Tomas Kovarnik, Ivana Vitkova, Miroslav Psenicka, Ales Linhart, Dan Wichterle

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Body weight in midlife and long-term risk of developing heart failure-a 35-year follow-up of the primary prevention study in Gothenburg, Sweden

Lena Björck, Masuma Novak, Maria Schaufelberger, Kok Wai Giang, Annika Rosengren

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Abdominal aortic peripheral intervention to facilitate intra-aortic balloon pump support during high risk percutaneous coronary intervention: a case report

See W Low, Justin Z Lee, Kwan S Lee

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Variation in practice patterns among specialties in the acute management of atrial fibrillation

Ashley M Funk, Keith E Kocher, Jeffrey M Rohde, Brady T West, Thomas C Crawford, James B Froehlich, Sara Saberi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Seven years of use of implantable cardioverter-defibrillator therapies: a nationwide population-based assessment of their effectiveness in real clinical settings

Arn Migowski, Antonio Luiz Ribeiro, Marilia Sá Carvalho, Vitor Manuel Pereira Azevedo, Rogério Brant Martins Chaves, Lucas de Aquino Hashimoto, Carolina de Aquino Xavier, Regina Maria de Aquino Xavier

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

High sensitivity C reactive protein, fibrinogen levels and the onset of major depressive disorder in post-acute coronary syndrome

Marianne Lafitte, Sandrine Tastet, Paul Perez, Marie-Aimée Serisé, Anne-Sophie Grandoulier, Bruno Aouizerate, Igor Sibon, Lucile Capuron, Thierry Couffinhal

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic value of non-specific ST-T changes and left ventricular hypertrophy electrocardiographic criteria in hypertensive patients: 16-year follow-up results from the MINACOR cohort

Ernest Vinyoles, Núria Soldevila, Joan Torras, Noemí Olona, Mariano de la Figuera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of diabetes on cardiac resynchronization therapy in heart failure patients: a meta-analysis

Hui Sun, Yuqing Guan, Lei Wang, Yong Zhao, Hong Lv, Xiuping Bi, Huating Wang, Xuejing Zhang, Li Liu, Min Wei, Hui Song, Guohai Su

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Molecular mechanisms behind progressing chronic inflammatory dilated cardiomyopathy

Daiva Bironaite, Dainius Daunoravicius, Julius Bogomolovas, Sigitas Cibiras, Dalius Vitkus, Edvardas Zurauskas, Ieva Zasytyte, Kestutis Rucinskas, Siegfried Labeit, Algirdas Venalis, Virginija Grabauskiene

01.12.2015 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retraction Note: Cardioprotective activity of placental growth factor in a rat model of acute myocardial infarction: nanoparticle-based delivery versus direct myocardial injection

Zhe-xin Lu, Li-li Mao, Feng Lian, Jun He, Wen-tian Zhang, Chen-yang Dai, Song Xue, Wei-gen Lu, Hong-sheng Zhu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Dynamic prediction of outcome for patients with severe aortic stenosis: application of joint models for longitudinal and time-to-event data

Eleni-Rosalina Andrinopoulou, Dimitris Rizopoulos, Marcel L. Geleijnse, Emmanuel Lesaffre, Ad J. J. C. Bogers, Johanna J. M. Takkenberg

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Telerehab III: a multi-center randomized, controlled trial investigating the long-term effectiveness of a comprehensive cardiac telerehabilitation program - Rationale and study design

Ines Frederix, Dominique Hansen, Karin Coninx, Pieter Vandervoort, Emeline M. Van Craenenbroeck, Christiaan Vrints, Paul Dendale

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hypertension prevalence, awareness, treatment, and control, in male South Asian immigrants in the United Arab Emirates: a cross-sectional study

Syed M Shah, Tom Loney, Mohamud Sheek-Hussein, Mohamed El Sadig, Salma Al Dhaheri, Iffat El Barazi, Layla Al Marzouqi, Tar-Ching Aw, Raghib Ali

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The prevalence, incidence, management and risks of atrial fibrillation in an elderly Chinese population: a prospective study

Li-Hua Li, Chang-Sheng Sheng, Bang-Chuan Hu, Qi-Fang Huang, Wei-Fang Zeng, Ge-Le Li, Ming Liu, Fang-Fei Wei, Lu Zhang, Yuan-Yuan Kang, Jie Song, Shuai Wang, Yan Li, Shao-Wen Liu, Ji-Guang Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Meta- analysis and meta-regression analysis of the associations between sex and the operative outcomes of carotid endarterectomy

Thomas Luebke, Jan Brunkwall

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Enhanced expression of ROCK in left atrial myocytes of mitral regurgitation: a potential mechanism of myolysis

Huang-Chung Chen, Jen-Ping Chang, Tzu-Hao Chang, Yu-Sheng Lin, Yao-Kuang Huang, Kuo-Li Pan, Chih-Yuan Fang, Chien-Jen Chen, Wan-Chun Ho, Mien-Cheng Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Access site complications following transfemoral coronary procedures: comparison between traditional compression and angioseal vascular closure devices for haemostasis

Pei-Jung Wu, Yu-Tzu Dai, Hsien-Li Kao, Chin-Hao Chang, Meei-Fang Lou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of combination therapy with nifedipine GITS: a prospective, 12-week observational study (AdADOSE)

Ahmed K. Motaweih, Elena Usova, Wajid Hussain, Ziad Dello, Birgit Schmidt, Thomas Petri

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Image-guided left ventricular lead placement in cardiac resynchronization therapy for patients with heart failure: a meta-analysis

Yan Jin, Qi Zhang, Jia-liang Mao, Ben He

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic association study of coronary collateral circulation in patients with coronary artery disease using 22 single nucleotide polymorphisms corresponding to 10 genes involved in postischemic neovascularization

Joan Duran, Pilar Sánchez Olavarría, Marina Mola, Víctor Götzens, Julio Carballo, Eva Martín Pelegrina, Màrius Petit, Omar Abdul-Jawad, Imanol Otaegui, Bruno García del Blanco, David García-Dorado, Josep Reig, Alex Cordero, Josep Maria de Anta

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mapping strategy for multiple atrial tachyarrhythmias in a transplant heart

Qi Jin, Steen Pehrson, Peter Karl Jacobsen, Xu Chen

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Permanent pacemaker implanted into patient’s left ventricle via subclavian artery by mistake: a case report

Guanmin Tang, Changlin Zhai, Zhiyong Wang, Hao Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Depression increases the onset of cardiovascular disease over and above other determinants in older primary care patients, a cohort study

Harm W. J. van Marwijk, Koen G. van der Kooy, Coen D. A. Stehouwer, Aartjan T. F. Beekman, Hein P. J. van Hout

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chronic hyperglycemia is associated with acute kidney injury in patients undergoing CABG surgery – a cohort study

Mehmet Oezkur, Martin Wagner, Dirk Weismann, Jens Holger Krannich, Christoph Schimmer, Christoph Riegler, Victoria Rücker, Rainer Leyh, Peter U. Heuschmann

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Triptolide improves systolic function and myocardial energy metabolism of diabetic cardiomyopathy in streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Zhongshu Liang, Sunnar Leo, Helin Wen, Mao Ouyang, Weihong Jiang, Kan Yang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-utility analysis of percutaneous mitral valve repair in inoperable patients with functional mitral regurgitation in German settings

Oleg Borisenko, Michael Haude, Uta C Hoppe, Tomasz Siminiak, Janusz Lipiecki, Steve L Goldberg, Nawzer Mehta, Omari V Bouknight, Staffan Bjessmo, David G Reuter

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes of endovascular treatment for patients with TASC II D femoropopliteal occlusive disease: a single center study

Xiangjiang Guo, Guanhua Xue, Xiaozhong Huang, Hui Xie, Wei Liang, Jiwei Zhang, Feng Lin, Tianping Yao

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The regional myocardial infarction registry of Saxony-Anhalt (RHESA) in Germany – rational and study protocol

Stefanie Bohley, Pietro Trocchi, Bernt-Peter Robra, Wilfried Mau, Andreas Stang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Retrospective review of in hospital use of mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists for high risk patients following myocardial infarction

Robert J. H. Miller, Jonathan G. Howlett

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

General Practitioners’ vitamin K antagonist monitoring is associated with better blood pressure control in patients with hypertension – a cross-sectional database study

Sven Streit, Vladimir Kaplan, André Busato, Sima Djalali, Oliver Senn, Damian N. Meli, and the FIRE study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Chest pain in the emergency department: risk stratification with Manchester triage system and HEART score

Luís Leite, Rui Baptista, Jorge Leitão, Joana Cochicho, Filipe Breda, Luís Elvas, Isabel Fonseca, Armando Carvalho, José Nascimento Costa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The role of urine neutrophil gelatinase – associated lipocalin (NGAL) in acute heart failure in patients with ST – elevation myocardial infarction

Simona Kirbiš, Maksimiljan Gorenjak, Andreja Sinkovič

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Ischemic biomarker heart-type fatty acid binding protein (hFABP) in acute heart failure - diagnostic and prognostic insights compared to NT-proBNP and troponin I

Ursula Hoffmann, Florian Espeter, Christel Weiß, Parviz Ahmad-Nejad, Siegfried Lang, Martina Brueckmann, Ibrahim Akin, Michael Neumaier, Martin Borggrefe, Michael Behnes

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Expression of circulating miR-486 and miR-150 in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Rui Zhang, Chao Lan, Hui Pei, Guoyu Duan, Li Huang, Li Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Platelet volume indices are associated with systolic and diastolic cardiac dysfunction, and left ventricular hypertrophy

Shu-ichi Fujita, Yoshihiro Takeda, Shun Kizawa, Takahide Ito, Kazushi Sakane, Toshiyuki Ikemoto, Yoshikatsu Okada, Koichi Sohmiya, Masaaki Hoshiga, Nobukazu Ishizaka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Differentiation of infiltrative cardiomyopathy from hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using high-sensitivity cardiac troponin T: a case-control study

Toru Kubo, Yuichi Baba, Takayoshi Hirota, Katsutoshi Tanioka, Naohito Yamasaki, Shigeo Yamanaka, Tatsuo Iiyama, Naoko Kumagai, Takashi Furuno, Tetsuro Sugiura, Hiroaki Kitaoka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and factors associated with inappropriate use of treadmill exercise stress test for coronary artery disease: a cross-sectional study

Antônio M. L. Silva, Anderson C. Armstrong, Fernando J. C. Silveira, Marcelo D. Cavalcanti, Fernando M. F. França, Luis C. L. Correia

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical indicators for recurrent cardiovascular events in acute coronary syndrome patients treated with statins under routine practice in Thailand: an observational study

Dujrudee Chinwong, Jayanton Patumanond, Surarong Chinwong, Khanchai Siriwattana, Siriluck Gunaparn, John Joseph Hall, Arintaya Phrommintikul

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A case report of inflammatory pseudotumor of carotid artery with radiologic-pathological-surgical findings

Xudong Chen, Cheng Fei Zheng, Xiaoling Wang, Hannu Savolainen, Jin wei, Jianhui Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Characterization of exercise limitations by evaluating individual cardiac output patterns: a prospective cohort study in patients with chronic heart failure

Ruud F. Spee, Victor M. Niemeijer, Bart Wessels, Jasper P. Jansen, Pieter F.F. Wijn, Pieter A.F.M. Doevendans, Hareld M.C. Kemps

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Rs7193343 polymorphism in zinc finger homeobox 3 (ZFHX3) gene and atrial fibrillation: an updated meta-analysis of 10 case-control comparisons

ChuanNan Zhai, HongLiang Cong, YuJie Liu, Ying Zhang, XianFeng Liu, Hao Zhang, ZhiJing Ren

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Diastolic dysfunction in spontaneous type 2 diabetes rhesus monkeys: a study using echocardiography and magnetic resonance imaging

Can Qian, Li Gong, Zunyuan Yang, Wei Chen, Yushu Chen, Ziqian Xu, Bing Wu, Chungui Tang, Fabao Gao, Wen Zeng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Correlation of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the pregnancy-associated plasma protein-A gene with carotid plaques

Shiming Zhou, Min Cui, Zegang Yin, Rui Li, Jie Zhu, Huadong Zhou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Additional value of associating aortic valve calcification to coronary calcium as a gatekeeper for coronary tomography angiography

Ana Faustino, Rui Providência, Luís Paiva, Rui Catarino, Susana Basso, Marco Costa, Lino Gonçalves

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Microarray profiling of long non-coding RNA (lncRNA) associated with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Wei Yang, Yuan Li, Fawei He, Haixiang Wu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Neither endothelial function nor carotid artery intima-media thickness predicts coronary computed tomography angiography plaque burden in clinically healthy subjects: a cross-sectional study

Elin B. Brolin, Stefan Agewall, Torkel B. Brismar, Kenneth Caidahl, Per Tornvall, Kerstin Cederlund

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Influence of glycemic control on gain in VO2 peak, in patients with type 2 diabetes enrolled in cardiac rehabilitation after an acute coronary syndrome. The prospective DARE study

Bruno Vergès, Bénédicte Patois-Vergès, Marie-Christine Iliou, Isabelle Simoneau-Robin, Jean-Henri Bertrand, Jean-Michel Feige, Hervé Douard, Bogdan Catargi, Michel Fischbach, DARE Study group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between elevated serum alanine aminotransferase and cardiometabolic risk factors in rural Chinese population: a cross-sectional study

Shuang Chen, Xiaofan Guo, Xingang Zhang, Shasha Yu, Hongmei Yang, Mohan Jiang, Guozhe Sun, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association between serum uric acid levels, metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease in middle aged and elderly Chinese: results from the DYSlipidemia International Study

Yongfeng Tian, Kang Chen, Zongyan Xie, Yuan Fang, Haibin Wang, Yi Nie, Dayi Hu, Yiming Mu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Lack of “obesity paradox” in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction including cardiogenic shock: a multicenter German network registry analysis

Ibrahim Akin, Henrik Schneider, Christoph A. Nienaber, Werner Jung, Mike Lübke, Andreas Rillig, Uzair Ansari, Nina Wunderlich, Ralf Birkemeyer

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cathether-based interventional strategies for cor triatriatum in the adult – feasibility study through a hybrid approach

Wilson W. Li, David R. Koolbergen, Berto J. Bouma, Mark G. Hazekamp, Bas A. de Mol, Robbert J. de Winter

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performance of Sokolow-Lyon index in detection of echocardiographically diagnosed left ventricular hypertrophy in a normal Eastern German population - results of the CARLA study

Jochen Schröder, Sebastian Nuding, Ursula Müller-Werdan, Karl Werdan, Alexander Kluttig, Martin Russ, Karin H. Greiser, Jan A. Kors, Johannes Haerting, Daniel Medenwald

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Serum S-100β and NSE levels after off-pump versus on-pump coronary artery bypass graft surgery

Lei Zheng, Qing-Ming Fan, Zhen-Yu Wei

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The impact of social deprivation on mortality following acute myocardial infarction, stroke or subarachnoid haemorrhage: A record linkage study

Kymberley Thorne, John G. Williams, Ashley Akbari, Stephen E. Roberts

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Troponin in diabetic patients with and without chronic coronary artery disease

Carlos Alexandre Wainrober Segre, Whady Hueb, Rosa Maria Rahmi Garcia, Paulo Cury Rezende, Desiderio Favarato, Celia Maria Cassaro Strunz, Marília da Costa Oliveira Sprandel, Alessandra Roggério, Ana Luiza de Oliveira Carvalho, Raul Cavalcante Maranhão, José Antonio Franchini Ramires, Roberto Kalil Filho

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors and in-hospital outcome of acute ST segment elevation myocardial infarction in young Bangladeshi adults

Mohammad Azizul Karim, Abdullah Al Shafi Majumder, Khandaker Qamrul Islam, Muhammad Badrul Alam, Makhan Lal Paul, Mohammad Shafiqul Islam, Kamrun N. Chowdhury, Sheikh Mohammed Shariful Islam

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Functional capacity and heart rate response: associations with nocturnal hypertension

Paul Ritvo, Leslie E. Stefanyk, Saam Azargive, Slobodan Stojanovic, Faye Stollon, Juda Habot, Yaariv Khaykin, Terry Fair, Meysam Pirbaglou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Specific inhibition of bile acid transport alters plasma lipids and GLP-1

Mats Rudling, Michael Camilleri, Hans Graffner, Jens Juul Holst, Leif Rikner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of hypertension among federal ministry civil servants in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: a call for a workplace-screening program

Kassawmar Angaw, Abel Fekadu Dadi, Kefyalew Addis Alene

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Preconditioning offers cardioprotection in hyperlipidemic rat hearts: possible role of Dopamine (D2) signaling

Varun Gupta, Rohit Goyal, Pyare Lal Sharma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Feasibility of a new method using two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography for aortic annular sizing in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation; a case–control study

Mohammad A. Sherif, Joerg Herold, Wolfram Voelker, Octavian Maniuc, Georg Ertl, Christian Praast, Ruediger Christian Braun-Dullaeus

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Admission hypoxia-inducible factor 1α levels and in-hospital mortality in patients with acute decompensated heart failure

Gang Li, Wei-hua Lu, Xiao-wei Wu, Jian Cheng, Rong Ai, Zi-hua Zhou, Zhong-zhi Tang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

FGF21 protects against ox-LDL induced apoptosis through suppressing CHOP expression in THP1 macrophage derived foam cells

En Li, Ting Wang, Feng Wang, Tao Wang, Li-qiang Sun, Li Li, Shao-hui Niu, Jin-ying Zhang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Role of SIRT3 in Angiotensin II-induced human umbilical vein endothelial cells dysfunction

Hui Liu, Tongshuai Chen, Na Li, Shujian Wang, Peili Bu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The mechanisms by which antidepressants may reduce coronary heart disease risk

Marc J. Mathews, Edward H. Mathews, Leon Liebenberg

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

An internet-based self-administered intervention for promoting healthy habits and weight loss in hypertensive people who are overweight or obese: a randomized controlled trial

Rosa M. Banos, Marinna S. Mensorio, Ausias Cebolla, Enrique Rodilla, Gonzalo Palomar, JuanFrancisco Lisón, Cristina Botella

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

N-Acetyl Cysteine improves the diabetic cardiac function: possible role of fibrosis inhibition

Cong Liu, Xiao-Zhao Lu, Ming-Zhi Shen, Chang-Yang Xing, Jing Ma, Yun-You Duan, Li-Jun Yuan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation of the VEINES-QOL quality of life instrument in venous leg ulcers: repeatability and validity study embedded in a randomised clinical trial

J. Martin Bland, Jo C. Dumville, Rebecca L. Ashby, Rhian Gabe, Nikki Stubbs, Una Adderley, Arthur R. Kang’ombe, Nicky A. Cullum

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association of plasma osteoprotegerin levels with the severity of lower extremity arterial disease in patients with type 2 diabetes

Yixin Niu, Weiwei Zhang, Zhen Yang, Xiaoyong Li, Jie Wen, Suijun Wang, Hongmei Zhang, Xuanchun Wang, Houguang Zhou, Wenjun Fang, Li Qin, Qing Su

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Atrial fibrillation in the Indigenous populations of Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States: a systematic scoping review

Judith M. Katzenellenbogen, John A. Woods, Tiew-Hwa Katherine Teng, Sandra C. Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Hyponatremia during hospitalization and in-hospital mortality in patients hospitalized from heart failure

S. Saepudin, Patrick A. Ball, Hana Morrissey

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Associations between risk factors in childhood (12–13 years) and adulthood (48–49 years) and subclinical atherosclerosis: the Kaunas Cardiovascular Risk Cohort Study

Indre Ceponiene, Jurate Klumbiene, Egle Tamuleviciute-Prasciene, Justina Motiejunaite, Edita Sakyte, Jonas Ceponis, Rimvydas Slapikas, Janina Petkeviciene

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elevated expression of periostin in diabetic cardiomyopathy and the effect of valsartan

Jun Guan, Wen-Qi Liu, Ming-Qing Xing, Yue Shi, Xue-Ying Tan, Chang-Qing Jiang, Hong-Yan Dai

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Yoga’s effect on inflammatory biomarkers and metabolic risk factors in a high risk population – a controlled trial in primary care

Moa Wolff, Ashfaque A. Memon, John P. Chalmers, Kristina Sundquist, Patrik Midlöv

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between left ventricular global longitudinal strain and natriuretic peptides in outpatients with chronic systolic heart failure

F Gaborit, H Bosselmann, N Tønder, K Iversen, T Kümler, C Kistorp, G Sölétormos, J P. Goetze, M Schou

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The relationship between fasting plasma glucose and MPO in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Xiangyu Zhang, Lini Dong, Qiong Wang, Xiaomei Xie

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The 100 most-cited articles on cardiovascular diseases from Mainland China

Yuan-hui Liu, Sheng-qi Wang, Jin-hua Xue, Yong Liu, Ji-yan Chen, Guo-feng Li, Ning Tan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Highly active antiretroviral therapy and dyslipidemia in people living with HIV/AIDS in Fako Division, South West Region of Cameroon

Dickson Shey Nsagha, Elroy Patrick Weledji, Nguedia Jules Clement Assob, Longdoh Anna Njunda, Elvis Asangbeng Tanue, Odette Dzemo kibu, Charlotte Wenze Ayima, Marcelin Ngowe Ngowe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Colchicine in cardiac disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Subodh Verma, John W. Eikelboom, Stefan M. Nidorf, Mohammed Al-Omran, Nandini Gupta, Hwee Teoh, Jan O. Friedrich

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

MicroRNA profiling in the left atrium in patients with non-valvular paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Jiangang Wang, Shiqiu Song, Changqing Xie, Jie Han, Yan Li, Jiahai Shi, Meng Xin, Jun Wang, Tiange Luo, Xu Meng, Bo Yang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between hyperuricemia and atrial fibrillation in rural China: a cross-sectional study

Guo-Zhe Sun, Liang Guo, Jun Wang, Ning Ye, Xun-Zhang Wang, Ying-Xian Sun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic value of Tpeak-Tend interval in patients with acute pulmonary embolism

Abdullah Icli, Mehmet Kayrak, Hakan Akilli, Alpay Aribas, Mukremin Coskun, Sumeyye Fatma Ozer, Kurtulus Ozdemir

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of arterial stiffness progression in a Han-Chinese population in Taiwan: a 4-year longitudinal follow-up

Lien-Ying Lin, Yi-Chu Liao, Hsiu-Fen Lin, Yu-Shan Lee, Reuy-Tay Lin, Chung Y. Hsu, Suh-Hang H. Juo

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recurrent acute coronary syndrome and restenosis after percutaneous coronary intervention in a patient with idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura: a case report and literature review

Ge Li-Sha, Chen Peng, Li Yue-Chun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prognostic significance of endothelial dysfunction in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the era of drug-eluting stents

Motoki Kubo, Toru Miyoshi, Hiroki Oe, Yuko Ohno, Kazufumi Nakamura, Hiroshi Ito

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A review of outcome following valve surgery for rheumatic heart disease in Australia

E. Anne Russell, Lavinia Tran, Robert A. Baker, Jayme S. Bennetts, Alex Brown, Christopher M. Reid, Robert Tam, Warren F. Walsh, Graeme P. Maguire

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Genetic risk for atrial fibrillation could motivate patient adherence to warfarin therapy: a cost effectiveness analysis

Dov Shiffman, Marco V. Perez, Lance A. Bare, Judy Z. Louie, Andre R. Arellano, James J. Devlin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiac autonomic dysfunction in chronic stroke women is attenuated after submaximal exercise test, as evaluated by linear and nonlinear analysis

Juliana Valente Francica, Aline Bigongiari, Luís Mochizuki, Kátia Bilhar Scapini, Oscar Albuquerque Moraes, Cristiano Mostarda, Erico Chagas Caperuto, Maria Cláudia Irigoyen, Katia De Angelis, Bruno Rodrigues

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Risk factors of acute myocardial infarction in middle-aged and adolescent people (< 45 years) in Yantai

Hong Du, Chang-yan Dong, Qiao-yan Lin

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Root causes for delayed hospital discharge in patients with ST-segment Myocardial Infarction (STEMI): a qualitative analysis

Jeremy Adams, Brian Wong, Harindra C. Wijeysundera

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Para- and perirenal ultrasonographic fat thickness is associated with 24-hours mean diastolic blood pressure levels in overweight and obese subjects

Giovanni De Pergola, Nicla Campobasso, Adele Nardecchia, Vincenzo Triggiani, Domenico Caccavo, Loreto Gesualdo, Franco Silvestris, Carlo Manno

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acute cardiac injury events ≤30 days after laboratory-confirmed influenza virus infection among U.S. veterans, 2010–2012

Alison Ludwig, Cynthia Lucero-Obusan, Patricia Schirmer, Carla Winston, Mark Holodniy

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Elevated resting heart rate predisposes metabolic syndrome in women rather than in men: a 15-year prospective study

Si Wang, Kai Liu, Xin Zhang, Qingtao Meng, Yong Wang, Shixi Wan, Xiaoping Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence of pregnancy induced hypertension and pregnancy outcomes among women seeking maternity services in Harare, Zimbabwe

Monica Muti, Mufuta Tshimanga, Gombe T. Notion, Donewell Bangure, Prosper Chonzi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and characteristics of coronary artery anomalies in an adult population undergoing multidetector-row computed tomography for the evaluation of coronary artery disease

Christos Graidis, Dimokritos Dimitriadis, Vasileios Karasavvidis, Georgios Dimitriadis, Efstathia Argyropoulou, Fotios Economou, Dadoush George, Antonios Antoniou, Georgios Karakostas

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pessimism and the risk for coronary heart disease among middle-aged and older Finnish men and women: a ten-year follow-up study

Mikko T. Pänkäläinen, Tuomas V. Kerola, Jukka J. Hintikka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Clinical implications of carotid artery intima media thickness assessment on cardiovascular risk stratification in hyperlipidemic Korean adults with diabetes: the ALTO study

Eun-Gyoung Hong, Jung Hun Ohn, Seong Jin Lee, Hyuk Sang Kwon, Sin Gon Kim, Dong Jun Kim, Dong Sun Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Association between environmental particulate matter and arterial stiffness in patients undergoing hemodialysis

Cheng-Hao Weng, Ching-Chih Hu, Tzung-Hai Yen, Wen-Hung Huang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

PEP-1-SOD1 fusion proteins block cardiac myofibroblast activation and angiotensin II-induced collagen production

Li-Guo Tan, Jun-Hui Xiao, Dan-Li Yu, Lei Zhang, Fei Zheng, Ling-Yun Guo, Jian-Ye Yang, Jun-ming Tang, Shi-You Chen, Jia-Ning Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

How low should we target the LDL goal to improve survival for acute coronary syndrome patients in Hong Kong?

Vivian W. Lee, Raymond Y. Chau, Herich Y. Cheung, Cheuk Man Yu, Yat Yin Lam, Bryan P. Yan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparing the effectiveness and safety between triple antiplatelet therapy and dual antiplatelet therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients after coronary stents implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Pravesh Kumar Bundhun, Tao Qin, Meng-Hua Chen

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Mitral valve replacement complicated by iatrogenic left ventricular outflow obstruction and paravalvular leak: case report and review of literature

Justin Z. Lee, Kai R. Tey, Ahmad Mizyed, Charles T. Hennemeyer, Rajesh Janardhanan, Kapildeo Lotun

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Performance of gene-expression profiling test score variability to predict future clinical events in heart transplant recipients

Maria G. Crespo-Leiro, Jörg Stypmann, Uwe Schulz, Andreas Zuckermann, Paul Mohacsi, Christoph Bara, Heather Ross, Jayan Parameshwar, Michal Zakliczyński, Roberto Fiocchi, Daniel Hoefer, Mario Deng, Pascal Leprince, David Hiller, Lane Eubank, Emir Deljkich, James P. Yee, Johan Vanhaecke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of different vascular risk engines in the identification of type 2 diabetes patients with high cardiovascular risk

Antonio Rodriguez-Poncelas, Gabriel Coll-de-Tuero, Marc Saez, José M. Garrido-Martín, José M. Millaruelo-Trillo, Joan Barrot de-la-Puente, Josep Franch-Nadal, on behalf RedGDPS Study Group

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

TSC-22 up-regulates collagen 3a1 gene expression in the rat heart

Annina Kelloniemi, Jani Aro, Juha Näpänkangas, Elina Koivisto, Erja Mustonen, Heikki Ruskoaho, Jaana Rysä

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Case report: severe reversible cardiomyopathy associated with systemic inflammatory response syndrome in the setting of diabetic hyperosmolar hyperglycemic non-ketotic syndrome

Justin Berk, Raymond Wade, Hatice Duygu Baser, Joaquin Lado

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Infective endocarditis presenting initially with ileus complicated by dehiscence of annuloplasty ring

Takao Konishi, Hiroshi Nishihara, Tadashi Ito, Yoshiaki Tanaka

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cardiovascular secondary prevention in high-risk patients: a randomized controlled trial sub-study

Stina Jakobsson, Anna-Lotta Irewall, Fredrik Bjorklund, Thomas Mooe

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The contemporary role of Impella in a comprehensive mechanical circulatory support program: a single institutional experience

Marina Pieri, Rachele Contri, Dario Winterton, Matteo Montorfano, Antonio Colombo, Alberto Zangrillo, Michele De Bonis, Federico Pappalardo

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fractional flow reserve of non-culprit vessel post-myocardial infarction: is it reliable?

Luís Leite, Joana Moura Ferreira, João Silva Marques, Elisabete Jorge, Vítor Matos, Jorge Guardado, João Calisto, Mariano Pego

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Malnutrition and associated factors among heart failure patients on follow up at Jimma university specialized hospital, Ethiopia

Hiwot Amare, Leja Hamza, Henok Asefa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Epidemiological associations between hyperuricemia and cardiometabolic risk factors: a comprehensive study from Chinese community

Shihui Fu, Leiming Luo, Ping Ye, Wenkai Xiao

01.12.2015 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Endothelial cell control of thrombosis

Jonathan W. Yau, Hwee Teoh, Subodh Verma

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Augmentation index is associated with coronary revascularization in patients with high Framingham risk scores: a hospital-based observational study

JoonHyouk Choi, Song-Yi Kim, Seung-Jae Joo, Ki-Seok Kim

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

In-hospital resource utilization in surgical and transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Jochen Reinöhl, Klaus Kaier, Anja Gutmann, Stefan Sorg, Constantin von zur Mühlen, Matthias Siepe, Hardy Baumbach, Martin Moser, Annette Geibel, Andreas Zirlik, Philipp Blanke, Werner Vach, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Christoph Bode, Manfred Zehender

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Management of acute coronary syndromes in a developing country; time for a paradigm shift? an observational study

Arjuna Medagama, Ruwanthi Bandara, Chinthani De Silva, Manoj Prasanna Galgomuwa

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Factors associated with 30-day readmission of patients with heart failure from a Japanese administrative database

Hiroki Aizawa, Shinobu Imai, Kiyohide Fushimi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The rs1803274 polymorphism of the BCHE gene is associated with an increased risk of coronary in-stent restenosis

L. Pleva, P. Kovarova, L. Faldynova, P. Plevova, S. Hilscherova, J. Zapletalova, P. Kusnierova, P. Kukla

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Improved treatment and prognosis after acute myocardial infarction in Estonia: cross-sectional study from a high risk country

Aet Saar, Toomas Marandi, Tiia Ainla, Krista Fischer, Mai Blöndal, Jaan Eha

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Determinants of outcome in patients with chronic ischemic left ventricular dysfunction undergone percutaneous coronary interventions

Enrico Ammirati, Valentina Guida, Azeem Latib, Francesco Moroni, Francesco Arioli, Isabella Scotti, Ornella E. Rimoldi, Antonio Colombo, Paolo G. Camici

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of endovenous laser ablation of the great saphenous vein in patients with uncomplicated primary varicosis

Thomas Luebke, Jan Brunkwall

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Bipolar radiofrequency catheter ablation for refractory perimitral flutter: a case report

Kenichiro Yamagata, Dan Wichterle, Petr Peichl, Bashar Aldhoon, Robert Čihák, Josef Kautzner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

A six question screen to facilitate primary cardiovascular disease prevention

Niels V. van der Hoeven, Maurice A. J. Niessen, Erik S. G. Stroes, Lex Burdorf, Roderik A. Kraaijenhagen, Bert-Jan H. van den Born

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Left ventricular diastolic dysfunction in nonhuman primate model of dysmetabolism and diabetes

Haihua Gu, Yongqiang Liu, Shuang Mei, Bingdi Wang, Guofeng Sun, Xiaoli Wang, Yongfu Xiao, Michael Staup, Francine M. Gregoire, Keefe Chng, Yixin (Jim) Wang

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The association among MDCT-derived three-dimensional visceral adiposities on cardiac diastology and dyssynchrony in asymptomatic population

Yau-Huei Lai, Charles Jia-Yin Hou, Chun-Ho Yun, Kuo-Tzu Sung, Cheng-Huang Su, Tung-Hsin Wu, Fei-Shih Yang, Ta-Chuan Hung, Chung-Lieh Hung, Hiram G. Bezerra, Hung-I Yeh

01.12.2015 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Antithrombotic treatment in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: a practical approach

Carmen Suárez Fernández, Francesc Formiga, Miguel Camafort, Jose María Cepeda Rodrigo, Jesús Díez-Manglano, Antonio Pose Reino, Gregorio Tiberio, Jose María Mostaza, on behalf of Grupo de trabajo de Riesgo vascular de la SEMI

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Are lifestyle cardiovascular disease risk factors associated with pre-hypertension in 15–18 years rural Nigerian youth? A cross sectional study

N. A. Odunaiya, Q. A. Louw, K. A. Grimmer

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Independent prognostic value of left atrial function by two-dimensional speckle tracking imaging in patients with non -ST-segment-elevation acute myocardial infarction

Chunlai Shao, Jing Zhu, Jianchang Chen, Weiting Xu

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Circulating concentrations of endothelin-1 predict coronary heart disease in women but not in men: a longitudinal observational study in the Vara-Skövde Cohort

Bledar Daka, Josefin Olausson, Charlotte A. Larsson, Margareta I. Hellgren, Lennart Råstam, Per-Anders Jansson, Ulf Lindblad

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Low-dose CT coronary angiography for assessment of coronary artery disease in patients with type 2 diabetes - A cross-sectional study

Geir Reinvik Ulimoen, Anne Pernille Ofstad, Knut Endresen, Lars Gullestad, Odd Erik Johansen, Arne Borthne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Angina at Low heart rate And Risk of imminent Myocardial infarction (the ALARM study): a prospective, observational proof-of-concept study

Yuk-ki Wong, Shelley Stearn, Sally Moore, Beverley Hale

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Adult left-ventricular diverticulum and patent ductus arteriosus misdiagnosed as coronary artery disease with infarct aneurysm: a case report

Hong Qu, Tianqi Liu, Haiyan Wang, Dong Wang, Quan Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Novel sirolimus-eluting stent Prolim® with a biodegradable polymer in the all-comers population: one year clinical results with quantitative coronary angiography and optical coherence tomography analysis

Jacek Bil, Robert J. Gil, Adam Kern, Tomasz Pawłowski, Piotr Seweryniak, Zbigniew Śliwiński

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Validation study of GRACE risk scores in indigenous and non-indigenous patients hospitalized with acute coronary syndrome

Pamela J. Bradshaw, Judith M. Katzenellenbogen, Frank M. Sanfilippo, Michael S. T. Hobbs, Peter L. Thompson, Sandra C. Thompson

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Relationship between the A(8002)G intronic polymorphism of pre-pro-endothelin-1 gene and the endothelin-1 concentration among Tunisian coronary patients

Abdelkader Chalghoum, Yosri Noichri, Azza Dandana, Sana Azaiez, Bruno Baudin, Gouider Jeridi, Abdelhédi Miled, Salima Ferchichi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison of intravascular ultrasound guided versus angiography guided drug eluting stent implantation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Yao-Jun Zhang, Si Pang, Xiao-Yun Chen, Christos V. Bourantas, Dao-Rong Pan, Sheng-Jie Dong, Wen Wu, Xiao-Min Ren, Hao Zhu, Shun-Yi Shi, Javaid Iqbal, Bill D. Gogas, Bo Xu, Shao-Liang Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Outcomes following the implementation of a quality control campaign to decrease sternal wound infections after coronary artery by-pass grafting

Rickard P. F. Lindblom, Birgitta Lytsy, Camilla Sandström, Nadjira Ligata, Beata Larsson, Ulrika Ransjö, Christine Leo Swenne

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of premature coronary artery disease in patients undergoing coronary angiography in Kurdistan, Iraq

Ameen Mosa Mohammad, Hekmat Izzat Jehangeer, Sabri Khalif Shaikhow

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Comparison between CHA2DS2-VASc and the new R2CHADS2 and ATRIA scores at predicting thromboembolic event in non-anticoagulated and anticoagulated patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Rami Riziq-Yousef Abumuaileq, Emad Abu-Assi, Andrea López-López, Sergio Raposeiras-Roubin, Moisés Rodríguez-Mañero, Luis Martínez-Sande, Javier García-Seara, Xesús Alberte Fernandez-López, Carlos Peña-Gil, Jose Ramón González-Juanatey

01.12.2015 | Erratum | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Erratum: Antithrombotic treatment in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation: a practical approach

Carmen Suárez Fernández, Francesc Formiga, Miguel Camafort, Jose María Cepeda Rodrigo, Jesús Díez-Manglano, Antonio Pose Reino, Gregorio Tiberio, Jose María Mostaza, on behalf of Grupo de trabajo de Riesgo vascular de la SEMI

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Distribution of ischemic infarction and stenosis of intra- and extracranial arteries in young Chinese patients with ischemic stroke

Rajeev Ojha, Dongya Huang, Hedi An, Rong Liu, Cui Du, Nan Shen, Zhilan Tu, Ying Li

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coronary microvascular function, insulin sensitivity and body composition in predicting exercise capacity in overweight patients with coronary artery disease

Anders Jürs, Lene Rørholm Pedersen, Rasmus Huan Olsen, Martin Snoer, Elizaveta Chabanova, Steen Bendix Haugaard, Eva Prescott

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Detection of occult paroxysmal atrial fibrilation by implantable long-term electrocardiographic monitoring in cryptogenic stroke and transient ischemic attack population: a study protocol for prospective matched cohort study

Andrea Petrovičová, Egon Kurča, Miroslav Brozman, Jozef Hasilla, Pavel Vahala, Peter Blaško, Andrea Andrášová, Robert Hatala, Luboš Urban, Štefan Sivák

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Acculturation is associated with left ventricular mass in a multiethnic sample: the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Valery S. Effoe, Haiying Chen, Andrew Moran, Alain G. Bertoni, David A. Bluemke, Teresa Seeman, Christine Darwin, Karol E. Watson, Carlos J. Rodriguez

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Administration of granulocyte-colony stimulating factor accompanied with a balanced diet improves cardiac function alterations induced by high fat diet in mice

Pâmela Santana Daltro, Paula Santana Alves, Murilo Fagundes Castro, Carine M. Azevedo, Juliana Fraga Vasconcelos, Kyan James Allahdadi, Luiz Antônio Rodrigues de Freitas, Bruno Solano de Freitas Souza, Ricardo Ribeiro dos Santos, Milena Botelho Pereira Soares, Simone Garcia Macambira

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

C-Reactive protein reactions to glucose-insulin-potassium infusion and relations to infarct size in patients with acute coronary syndromes

Hadeel Alkofide, Gordon S. Huggins, Joni R. Beshansky, Robin Ruthazer, Inga Peter, Madhab Ray, Jayanta T. Mukherjee, Harry P. Selker

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Qualitative and semi-quantitative evaluation of myocardium perfusion with 3 T stress cardiac MRI

Chun-Ho Yun, Jui-Peng Tsai, Cheng-Ting Tsai, Greta S. P. Mok, Jing-Yi Sun, Chung-Lieh Hung, Tung-Hsin Wu, Wu-Ta Huang, Fei-Shih Yang, Jason Jeun-Shenn Lee, Ricardo C. Cury, Anas Fares, Lemba Dina Nshisso, Hiram G. Bezerra

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Myocardia ischemia associated with a myocardial bridge with no significant atherosclerotic stenosis

Min Yu, Lihong Zhou, Tingting Chen, Kaihong Yi, Chujuan Zeng, Xuerui Tan

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Exercise training restores the cardiac microRNA-1 and −214 levels regulating Ca2+ handling after myocardial infarction

Stéphano Freitas Soares Melo, Valério Garrone Barauna, Vander José Neves, Tiago Fernandes, Lucienne da Silva Lara, Diego Robles Mazzotti, Edilamar Menezes Oliveira

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Evaluation of the relationship between effervescent paracetamol and blood pressure: clinical trial

Mencia Benitez-Camps, Ernest Vinyoles-Bargalló, Oriol Rebagliato-Nadal, Rosa Morros-Pedrós, Helena Pera-Pujadas, Antoni Dalfó-Baqué, Ignacio López-Pavón, Carlos Roca-Sánchez, Rosa Maria Coma-Carbó, Mariano De La Figuera Von Wichmann, Lucas Mengual-Martínez, Carmen Yuste-Marco, Montserrat Teixidó-Colet, Josep M. Pepió i Vilaubí, Riera Ciurana-Tost, Rosa Pou-Vila, Ma Antònia Vila-Coll, Josep Maria Bordas-Julve, Rosa Aragonès-Forès, Francisco Javier Pelegrina-Rodríguez, Josep Agudo-Ugena, Carlos Blanco-Mata, Jon de la Iglesia Berrojalbiz, Natalia Burgos-Alonso, Maria Cruz Gómez-Fernández

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Greater body mass index is a better predictor of subclinical cardiac damage at long-term follow-up in men than is insulin sensitivity: a prospective, population-based cohort study

Mette Lundgren Nielsen, Manan Pareek, Oke Gerke, Margrét Leósdóttir, Peter M. Nilsson, Michael Hecht Olsen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The duration of balloon inflation affects the luminal diameter of coronary segments after bioresorbable vascular scaffolds deployment

Sabato Sorrentino, Salvatore De Rosa, Giuseppe Ambrosio, Annalisa Mongiardo, Carmen Spaccarotella, Alberto Polimeni, Jolanda Sabatino, Daniele Torella, Gianluca Caiazzo, Ciro Indolfi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Atorvastatin treatment improves effects of implanted mesenchymal stem cells: meta-analysis of animal models with acute myocardial infarction

Guo Dai, Qing Xu, Rong Luo, Jianfang Gao, Hui Chen, Yun Deng, Yongqing Li, Yuequn Wang, Wuzhou Yuan, Xiushan Wu

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Coronary artery fistula between single right coronary artery and right pulmonary artery: a case report and literature review

Li-Jian Xie, Li Zhang, Ting-Ting Xiao, Jie Shen

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Isolated double-orifice mitral valve: a case report

Philipp Krisai, Bastian Wein, Beat A. Kaufmann

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Myocardial infarction, symptomatic third degree atrioventricular block and pulmonary embolism caused by thalidomide: a case report

Shengyu Zhang, Jing Yang, Xiaofeng Jin, Shuyang Zhang

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Fast-track endovascular aneurysm repair: rationale and design of the multicenter Least Invasive Fast-Track EVAR (LIFE) registry

Zvonimir Krajcer, Venkatesh Ramaiah, Meredith Huetter

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The influence of real-time blood glucose levels on left ventricular myocardial strain and strain rate in pediatric patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus - a speckle tracking echocardiography study

Kai O. Hensel, Franziska Grimmer, Andreas C. Jenke, Stefan Wirth, Andreas Heusch

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cumulative effect of reproductive factors on ideal cardiovascular health in postmenopausal women: a cross-sectional study in central south China

Xia Cao, Jiansong Zhou, Hong Yuan, Zhiheng Chen

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Part 1 – Coronary angiography with gadofosveset trisodium: a prospective feasibility study evaluating injection techniques for steady-state imaging

Mark A. Ahlman, Fabio S. Raman, Scott R. Penzak, Jianing Pang, Zhaoyang Fan, Songtao Liu, Neville Gai, Debiao Li, David A. Bluemke

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Pharmacist intervention in the prevention of heart failure for high-risk elderly patients in the community

Vivian W. Lee, Libby M. Choi, Winki J. Wong, Ho Wing Chung, Carman K. Ng, Franco W. Cheng

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Renal insufficiency was correlated with 2-year mortality for rural female patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction after reperfusion therapy: a multicenter, prospective study

Yuan Gao, Daming Jiang, Bo Zhang, Yujiao Sun, Lina Ren, Dandan Fan, Guoxian Qi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Cost-effectiveness of fondaparinux versus enoxaparin in non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome in Canada (OASIS-5)

Jorge Alfonso Ross Terres, G. Lozano-Ortega, R. Kendall, M. J. Sculpher

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Two-dimensional transesophageal echocardiography for aortic annular sizing in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Mohammad A. Sherif, Hüseyin Ince, Octavian Maniuc, Therese Reiter, Wolfram Voelker, Georg Ertl, Alper Öner

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Management and outcomes of acute ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction at a tertiary-care hospital in Sri Lanka: an observational study

Ruwanthi Bandara, Arjuna Medagama, Ruwan Munasinghe, Nandana Dinamithra, Amila Subasinghe, Jayantha Herath, Mahesh Ratnayake, Buddhini Imbulpitiya, Ameena Sulaiman

01.12.2015 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Effectiveness of a combined strategy to improve therapeutic compliance and degree of control among patients with hypercholesterolaemia: a randomised clinical trial

Ignacio Párraga-Martínez, Joseba Rabanales-Sotos, Fernando Lago-Deibe, Juan M Téllez-Lapeira, Francisco Escobar-Rabadán, Alejandro Villena-Ferrer, Mariano Blasco-Valle, José M Ferreras-Amez, Susana Morena-Rayo, José M del Campo-del Campo, Maria Candelaria Ayuso-Raya, José J Pérez-Pascual

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Recurrent Tako-Tsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) in a pre-menopausal woman: late sequelae of a traumatic event?

Jochen Hefner, Herbert Csef, Stefan Frantz, Nina Glatter, Bodo Warrings

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

National trends in hospital length of stay for acute myocardial infarction in China

Qian Li, Zhenqiu Lin, Frederick A Masoudi, Jing Li, Xi Li, Sonia Hernández-Díaz, Sudhakar V Nuti, Lingling Li, Qing Wang, John A Spertus, Frank B Hu, Harlan M Krumholz, Lixin Jiang

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Nemaline myopathy and heart failure: role of ivabradine; a case report

Filippo M Sarullo, Giuseppe Vitale, Antonino Di Franco, Silvia Sarullo, Ylenia Salerno, Laura Vassallo, Emanuela Petrona Baviera, Stefania Marazia, Giorgio Mandalà, Gaetano A Lanza

01.12.2015 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Noncompaction cardiomyopathy: a substrate for a thromboembolic event

Marcelo Dantas Tavares de Melo, José Arimateia Batista de Araújo Filho, Jose Rodrigues Parga Filho, Camila Rocon de Lima, Charles Mady, Roberto Kalil-Filho, Vera Maria Cury Salemi

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

Electrocardiographic features of disease progression in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia

Ardan M Saguner, Sabrina Ganahl, Andrea Kraus, Samuel H Baldinger, Deniz Akdis, Arhan R Saguner, Thomas Wolber, Laurent M Haegeli, Jan Steffel, Nazmi Krasniqi, Thomas F Lüscher, Felix C Tanner, Corinna Brunckhorst, Firat Duru

01.12.2015 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

The difference between Asian and Western in the effect of LDL-C lowering therapy on coronary atherosclerotic plaque: a meta-analysis report

Yu-Feng Li, Quan-Zhou Feng, Wen-Qian Gao, Xiu-Jing Zhang, Ya Huang, Yun-Dai Chen

01.12.2015 | Reviewer acknowledgement | Ausgabe 1/2015 Open Access

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders reviewer acknowledgement 2014

Tim Shipley

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