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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 1/2019

Ausgabe 1/2019

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 299 Artikel )

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Modes of death and clinical outcomes in adult patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in Thailand

Nattakorn Songsirisuk, Veraprapas Kittipibul, Nilubon Methachittiphan, Vorawan Charoenattasil, Nath Zungsontiporn, Ittikorn Spanuchart, Saranya Buppajarntham, Charoen Mankongpaisarnrung, Sudarat Satitthummanid, Suphot Srimahachota, Pairoj Chattranukulchai, Smonporn Boonyaratavej Songmuang, Sarinya Puwanant

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A genetic variant c.553G > T (rs2075291) in the apolipoprotein A5 gene is associated with altered triglycerides levels in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients with lipid lowering drug

Neda M. Bogari, Ashwag Aljohani, Amr A. Amin, Faisal A. Al-Allaf, Anas Dannoun, Mohiuddin M. Taher, Atalla Elsayed, Dareen ibrahim Rednah, Osama Elkhatee, Massimo Porqueddu, Francesco Alamanni, Soud Abdulraof A. Khogeer, Ahmed Fawzy

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ablation of unmappable ventricular parasystole originating from the right ventricular outflow tract: a case report

Huan Wang, Lihong Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender differences in association between uric acid and all-cause mortality in patients with chronic heart failure

Viera Stubnova, Ingrid Os, Aud Høieggen, Marit D. Solbu, Morten Grundtvig, Arne S. Westheim, Dan Atar, Bård Waldum-Grevbo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Circulating microRNA-1 in the diagnosis and predicting prognosis of patients with chest pain: a prospective cohort study

Tong Su, Xiaonan Shao, Xiaopu Zhang, Zhijun Han, Chengjian Yang, Xun Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The influence of LV geometry on the occurrence of abnormal exercise tests in athletes

Danny A. J. P. van de Sande, Jan Hoogsteen, Pieter A. Doevendans, Hareld M. C. Kemps

01.12.2019 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiovascular imaging approach in pre and postoperative tetralogy of Fallot

Sotiria C. Apostolopoulou, Athanassios Manginas, Nikolaos L. Kelekis, Michel Noutsias

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

First cardiovascular event in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus of a cardiovascular risk management program of a poor Colombian population: a cohort study

Pablo Miranda-Machado, Fernando Salcedo-Mejía, Justo Paz Wilches, Juan Fernandez-Mercado, Fernando De la Hoz-Restrepo, Nelson Alvis-Guzmán

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Myocardial contrast echocardiography in the diagnosis of postoperative takotsubo myocardiopathy: case report and literature review

Jia-Hui Zeng, Wei Li, Feng-Juan Yao, Dong-Hong Liu, Cui-Ling Li, Yan-Qiu Liu, Rui Fan, Min Ye, Hong Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

In-hospital and post-discharge outcomes of pediatric acute myocarditis underwent after high-dose steroid or intravenous immunoglobulin therapy

Ming-Shyan Lin, Yu-Hsiang Tseng, Mei-Yen Chen, Chang-Min Chung, Ming-Horng Tsai, Po-Chang Wang, Jung-Jung Chang, Tien-Hsing Chen, Yu-Sheng Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of using cardiovascular risk scoring in routine risk assessment in primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: an overview of systematic reviews

Krzysztof Studziński, Tomasz Tomasik, Janusz Krzysztoń, Jacek Jóźwiak, Adam Windak

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term treatment effect and adverse events of a modified jailed-balloon technique for side branch protection in patients with coronary bifurcation lesions

Wenduo Zhang, Fusui Ji, Xue Yu, Xinyue Wang

01.12.2019 | Debate | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Why complicate an important task? An orderly display of the limb leads in the 12-lead electrocardiogram and its implications for recognition of acute coronary syndrome

T. Lindow, Y. Birnbaum, K. Nikus, A. Maan, U. Ekelund, O. Pahlm

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Usefulness of apical area index to predict left ventricular thrombus in patients with systolic dysfunction: a novel index from cardiac magnetic resonance

Yodying Kaolawanich, Thananya Boonyasirinant

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case of hypertrophic cardiomyopathy combined with muscular ventricular septal defect and abnormal origin of right coronary artery

Guang-mei Zheng, Jiao Bai, Jun-ming Tang, Fang-cheng Zhu, Hong-xia Jing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Critical appraisal of international guidelines for the screening and treatment of asymptomatic peripheral artery disease: a systematic review

Qinchang Chen, Lingling Li, Qingui Chen, Xixia Lin, Yonghui Li, Kai Huang, Chen Yao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Ahmed AlTurki, Riccardo Proietti, Ahmed Dawas, Hasan Alturki, Thao Huynh, Vidal Essebag

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiovascular outcomes among elderly patients with heart failure and coronary artery disease and without atrial fibrillation: a retrospective cohort study

Qi Zhao, Li Wang, Paul A. Kurlansky, Jeff Schein, Onur Baser, Jeffrey S. Berger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Morbidity and mortality in a population of patients affected by heart failure and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: an observational study

Eugenio Roberto Cosentino, Matteo Landolfo, Crescenzio Bentivenga, Luca Spinardi, Daniela Degli Esposti, Arrigo Francesco Cicero, Rinaldo Miceli, Virna Bui, Emanuela Berardi, Claudio Borghi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Phosphorylated proteomics analysis of human coronary artery endothelial cells stimulated by Kawasaki disease patients serum

Shui-Ming Li, Wan-Ting Liu, Fang Yang, Qi-Jian Yi, Shuai Zhang, Hong-Ling Jia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical results of bioresorbable drug-eluting scaffolds in short and long coronary artery lesions using the PSP technique

Christine Reichart, Jochen Wöhrle, Sinisa Markovic, Wolfgang Rottbauer, Julia Seeger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between transitional care factors and hospital readmission after transcatheter aortic valve replacement: a retrospective observational cohort study

Andrew Czarnecki, Peter C. Austin, Stephen E. Fremes, Jack V. Tu, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, Dennis T. Ko

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: does stress perfusion imaging improve the diagnostic accuracy of late gadolinium enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance for establishing the etiology of heart failure?

Gaurav S. Gulsin, Abhishek Shetye, Jeffrey Khoo, Daniel J. Swarbrick, Eylem Levelt, Florence Y. Lai, Iain B. Squire, Jayanth R. Arnold, Gerry P. McCann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Metabolic syndrome increases operative mortality in patients with impaired left ventricular systolic function who undergo coronary artery bypass grafting: a retrospective observational study

Shuangkun Chen, Jiahui Li, Qianzhen Li, Zhihuang Qiu, Xijie Wu, Liangwan Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Genome-wide association study of myocardial infarction, atrial fibrillation, acute stroke, acute kidney injury and delirium after cardiac surgery – a sub-analysis of the RIPHeart-Study

Sabine Westphal, Christian Stoppe, Matthias Gruenewald, Berthold Bein, Jochen Renner, Jochen Cremer, Mark Coburn, Gereon Schaelte, Andreas Boening, Bernd Niemann, Frank Kletzin, Jan Roesner, Ulrich Strouhal, Christian Reyher, Rita Laufenberg-Feldmann, Marion Ferner, Ivo F. Brandes, Martin Bauer, Andreas Kortgen, Sebastian N. Stehr, Maria Wittmann, Georg Baumgarten, Rafael Struck, Tanja Meyer-Treschan, Peter Kienbaum, Matthias Heringlake, Julika Schoen, Michael Sander, Sascha Treskatsch, Thorsten Smul, Ewa Wolwender, Thomas Schilling, Frauke Degenhardt, Andre Franke, Soeren Mucha, Lukas Tittmann, Madeline Kohlhaas, Georg Fuernau, Oana Brosteanu, Dirk Hasenclever, Kai Zacharowski, Patrick Meybohm, RIPHeart-Study Collaborators

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Extreme ST-segment elevations in seemingly no significant angiographic coronary artery abnormalities: a case report

M. Piels, T. Faes, J. Vainer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Assessment of hypertension management and control: a registry-based observational study in two municipalities in Cuba

Esteban Londoño Agudelo, Armando Rodríguez Salvá, Addys Díaz Piñera, René García Roche, Pol De Vos, Tullia Battaglioli, Patrick Van der Stuyft

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Trends in electrocardiographic abnormalities and risk of cardiovascular mortality in Lithuania, 1986–2015

Abdonas Tamosiunas, Janina Petkeviciene, Ricardas Radisauskas, Gailute Bernotiene, Dalia Luksiene, Mindaugas Kavaliauskas, Irena Milvidaitė, Dalia Virviciute

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Low expression of PRMT5 in peripheral blood may serve as a potential independent risk factor in assessments of the risk of stable CAD and AMI

Buchuan Tan, Qian Liu, Liping Yang, Yushuang Yang, Dongna Liu, Long Liu, Fanbo Meng

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rationale and design of a prospective, randomised study of retrograde application of bone marrow aspirate concentrate (BMAC) through coronary sinus in patients with congestive heart failure of ischemic etiology (the RETRO study)

L. Pleva, P. Kukla, K. Vítková, V. Procházka

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: “in-vitro examination of the positive inotropic effect of caffeine and taurine, the two most frequent active ingredients of energy drinks”

R. Chaban, A. Kornberger, N. Branski, K. Buschmann, N. Stumpf, A. Beiras-Fernandez, C. F. Vahl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum IL8 is not associated with cardiovascular events but with all-cause mortality

Ilais Moreno Velásquez, Ashwini Gajulapuri, Karin Leander, Anita Berglund, Ulf de Faire, Bruna Gigante

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between coronary dominance and acute inferior myocardial infarction: a matched, case-control study

Li Wang, Jiamei Li, Ya Gao, Ruohan Li, Jingjing Zhang, Dan Su, Tao Wang, Guang Yang, Xiaochuang Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The predictive value of the renal resistive index for contrast-induced nephropathy in patients with acute coronary syndrome

Zheng-rong Xu, Jun Chen, Yuan-hui Liu, Yong Liu, Ning Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interatrial block in prediction of all-cause mortality after first-ever ischemic stroke

M. A. Baturova, A. Lindgren, Y. V. Shubik, J. Carlson, P. G. Platonov

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk factors for medication non-adherence among atrial fibrillation patients

Stephanie R. Reading, Mary Helen Black, Daniel E. Singer, Alan S. Go, Margaret C. Fang, Natalia Udaltsova, Teresa N. Harrison, Rong X. Wei, In-Lu Amy Liu, Kristi Reynolds, for the ATRIA-CVRN Investigators

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Progression of coronary atherosclerotic plaque burden and relationship with adverse cardiovascular event in asymptomatic diabetic patients

Junjie Yang, Guanhua Dou, Christian Tesche, Carlo N. De Cecco, Brian E. Jacobs, U. Joseph Schoepf, Yundai Chen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The expression profile analysis of atrial mRNA in rats with atrial fibrillation: the role of IGF1 in atrial fibrosis

Jiangrong Wang, Zhan Li, Juanjuan Du, Jianhua Li, Yong Zhang, Jing Liu, Yinglong Hou

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Late presentation of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy in an octogenarian associated with a pathogenic variant in the plakophilin 2 gene: a case report

Yusuke Adachi, Takekuni Hayashi, Takeshi Mitsuhashi, Kenichi Sakakura, Yoko Yamada, Yuko Wada, Minoru Horie, Shin-ichi Momomura, Hideo Fujita

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The relationship between serum uric acid and lipid profile in Bangladeshi adults

Nurshad Ali, Sadaqur Rahman, Shiful Islam, Tangigul Haque, Noyan Hossain Molla, Abu Hasan Sumon, Rahanuma Raihanu Kathak, Md Asaduzzaman, Farjana Islam, Nayan Chandra Mohanto, Mohammad Abul Hasnat, Shaikh Mirja Nurunnabi, Shamim Ahmed

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sociodemographic factors and choice of oral anticoagulant in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Sweden: a population-based cross-sectional study using data from national registers

Venkatesh Kumar Gurusamy, Gunnar Brobert, Pareen Vora, Leif Friberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Single-center evaluation of a next generation fully repositionable and retrievable transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Karolina Berntorp, Sasha Koul, Shahab Nozohoor, Jan Harnek, Henrik Bjursten, Matthias Götberg

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender differences in plaque characteristics of nonculprit lesions in patients with coronary artery disease

Jiangtian Tian, Xuedong Wang, Jinwei Tian, Bo Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of timing on in-patient outcomes of complete repair of tetralogy of Fallot in infancy: an analysis of the United States National Inpatient 2005–2011 database

Shihai Yang, Linlin Wen, Shuguang Tao, Jiangrong Gu, Jiangang Han, Junping Yao, Jianming Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A risk score for predicting atrial fibrillation in individuals with preclinical diastolic dysfunction: a retrospective study in a single large urban center in the United States

Dan L. Li, Renato Quispe, Nidhi Madan, Lili Zhang, Cynthia C. Taub

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Nepal Pioneer Worksite Intervention Study to lower cardio-metabolic risk factors: design and protocol

Archana Shrestha, Dipesh Tamrakar, Biraj Man Karmacharya, Abha Shrestha, Rajeev Shrestha, Rajendra Dev Bhatta, Prajjwal Pyakurel, Polyna Khudyakov, Vasanti Malik, Josiemer Mattei, Donna Spiegelman

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Fractional flow reserve-guided complete revascularization versus culprit-only revascularization in acute ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multi-vessel disease patients: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Li-jie Wang, Shuo Han, Xiao-Hong Zhang, Yuan-Zhe Jin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The combination of nonthyroidal illness syndrome and renal dysfunction further increases mortality risk in patients with acute myocardial infarction: a prospective cohort study

Jun-Wei Wang, Ying Ren, Zhi-Gang Lu, Jing Gao, Cui-Chun Zhao, Lian-Xi Li, Meng Wei

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increase in ticagrelor use over time is associated with lower rates of ischemic stroke following myocardial infarction

Robin Henriksson, Anders Ulvenstam, Lars Söderström, Thomas Mooe

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Strain-encoded cardiac magnetic resonance imaging: a new approach for fast estimation of left ventricular function

Tomas Lapinskas, Victoria Zieschang, Jennifer Erley, Lukas Stoiber, Bernhard Schnackenburg, Christian Stehning, Rolf Gebker, Amit R. Patel, Keigo Kawaji, Henning Steen, Remigijus Zaliunas, Sören J. Backhaus, Andreas Schuster, Marcus Makowski, Sorin Giusca, Grigorious Korosoglou, Burkert Pieske, Sebastian Kelle

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiac resynchronization therapy-defibrillator pocket infection caused by Mycobacterium fortuitum: a case report and review of the literature

Jun Zhu, Qingluan Yang, Junjie Pan, Haiming Shi, Bo Jin, Qiying Chen

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Treatment of aortic thrombosis with retrievable stent filter and thrombolysis: a case report

Yonghua Bi, Hongmei Chen, Wenguang Zhang, Jianzhuang Ren, Xinwei Han

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hypercoagulability and the risk of recurrence in young women with myocardial infarction or ischaemic stroke: a cohort study

Alberto Maino, Ale Algra, Flora Peyvandi, Frits Richard Rosendaal, Bob Siegerink

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute effect of healthy walking on arterial stiffness in patients with type 2 diabetes and differences by age and sex: a pre-post intervention study

Rosario Alonso-Domínguez, José I. Recio-Rodríguez, Maria C. Patino-Alonso, Natalia Sánchez-Aguadero, Luis García-Ortiz, Manuel A. Gómez-Marcos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The characteristics of two LDL-cholesterol level reduction treatment strategies, “treat-to-target” and “percent reduction”: an observational study without intervention

Albert Császár

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

MRI-detected brain lesions in AF patients without further stroke risk factors undergoing ablation - a retrospective analysis of prospective studies

Juliane Herm, Johannes Schurig, Martin R. Martinek, Reinhard Höltgen, Alexander Schirdewan, Paulus Kirchhof, Marcus Wieczorek, Helmut Pürerfellner, Peter U. Heuschmann, Jochen B. Fiebach, Karl Georg Haeusler

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bioresorbable vascular scaffolds for percutaneous treatment of chronic total coronary occlusions: a meta-analysis

Alberto Polimeni, Remzi Anadol, Thomas Münzel, Martin Geyer, Salvatore De Rosa, Ciro Indolfi, Tommaso Gori

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Review of the cardiovascular safety of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors and the clinical relevance of the CAROLINA trial

Marile Santamarina, Curt J. Carlson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increases in statin eligibility to reduce cardiovascular risk according to the 2013 ACC/AHA cholesterol guidelines in the Africa Middle East region: a sub-analysis of the Africa Middle East Cardiovascular Epidemiological (ACE) study

Omar Hamoui, Mohamed I. Omar, Frederick J. Raal, Wafa Rashed, Abdoul Kane, Mohamed Alami, Paula Abreu, Walid Mashhoud, Alawi A. Alsheikh-Ali

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term statin adherence in patients after hospital discharge for new onset of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease: a population-based study of real world prescriptions in Taiwan

Shu-ting Chen, Shih-ting Huang, Wen-Yi Shau, Chao-Lun Lai, Jim Z. Li, Selwyn Fung, Vicki C. Tse, Mei-Shu Lai

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations between ADIPOQ polymorphisms and coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis

Xia Zhang, Yan Jun Cao, Hong Yu Zhang, Hongliang Cong, Jian Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Real-world adherence for direct oral anticoagulants in a newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation cohort: does the dosing interval matter?

Phuong N. Pham, Joshua D. Brown

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Medium and long-term follow-up after ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction in a sub-Saharan Africa population: a prospective cohort study

Hermann Yao, Arnaud Ekou, Aurore Hadéou, Jean-Jacques N’Djessan, Isabelle Kouamé, Roland N’Guetta

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification of hypertriglyceridemia based on bone density, body fat mass, and anthropometry in a Korean population

Jeong Hee Chi, Moon Sun Shin, Bum Ju Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute changes in morphology and renal vascular relaxation function after renal denervation using temperature-controlled radiofrequency catheter

Enyong Su, Linwei Zhao, Chuanyu Gao, Wen Zhao, Xianpei Wang, Datun Qi, Lijie Zhu, Xiaohang Yang, Binbin Zhu, Yahui Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impaired myocardial perfusion is associated with increasing end-systolic- and end-diastolic volumes in patients with non-ischemic systolic heart failure: a cross-sectional study using Rubidium-82 PET/CT

Christina Byrne, Philip Hasbak, Andreas Kjaer, Jens Jakob Thune, Lars Køber

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Good safety practice in a randomized controlled trial (CadColdEx) involving increased cardiac workload in patients with coronary artery disease

Tiina M. Ikäheimo, Miia Länsitie, Rasmus Valtonen, Heidi E. Hintsala, Niilo Ryti, Juha Perkiömäki, Matti Mäntysaari, Arto J. Hautala, Jouni J. K. Jaakkola

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Extreme ST-segment elevations in seemingly no significant angiographic coronary artery abnormalities: a case report

M. Piels, T. Faes, J. Vainer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unsatisfactory risk factor control and high rate of new cardiovascular events in patients with myocardial infarction and prior coronary artery disease

Jarle Jortveit, Sigrun Halvorsen, Anete Kaldal, Are Hugo Pripp, Ragna Elise S. Govatsmark, Jørund Langørgen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The interaction effects between TLR4 and MMP9 gene polymorphisms contribute to aortic aneurysm risk in a Chinese Han population

Tan Li, Xu Zhang, Liang Sang, Xin-tong Li, Hai-yang Sun, Jun Yang, Yuan Yuan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term survival and quality of life in Jehovah’s witnesses after cardiac surgery: a case control study

Pierre Wauthy, Charalampos Pierrakos, Louis Chebli, Redente Tortora

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CHA2DS2-VASC score as a preprocedural predictor of contrast-induced nephropathy among patients with chronic total occlusion undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a single-center experience

Yong Wang, Hong-wei Zhao, Xiao-jiao Zhang, Bao-jun Chen, Guo-ning Yu, Ai-jie Hou, Bo Luan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association of religious affiliation with cholesterol levels among South Asians: the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America study

Grishma Hirode, Eric Vittinghoff, Nazleen H. Bharmal, Namratha R. Kandula, Alka M. Kanaya

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and determinants of Hyperpolypharmacy in adults with heart failure: an observational study from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES)

Peter J. Kennel, Jerard Kneifati-Hayek, Joanna Bryan, Samprit Banerjee, Irina Sobol, Mark S. Lachs, Monika M. Safford, Parag Goyal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The safety of antithrombotic therapy in patients with cerebral microbleeds and cardiogenic cerebral embolism due to nonvalvular atrial fibrillation

Jiayu Wang, Jia Zhang, Yuan Shen, Xiaowei Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Type D personality in Russian patients with cardiovascular disease: validity of the Russian DS14 (DS14-RU)

Georgiy Pushkarev, Johan Denollet, Vadim Kuznetsov, Viola Spek, Elena Yaroslavskaya

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Regressed coronary ostial stenosis in a young female with Takayasu arteritis: a case report

Tetsuro Yokokawa, Hiroyuki Kunii, Takashi Kaneshiro, Shohei Ichimura, Akiomi Yoshihisa, Makiko Yashiro Furuya, Tomoyuki Asano, Kazuhiko Nakazato, Takafumi Ishida, Kiyoshi Migita, Yasuchika Takeishi

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Left ventricular free-wall rupture, a potentially lethal mechanical complication of acute myocardial infarction: an unusual and illustrative case report

Dulman O. Pineda-De Paz, Jorge E. Hernández-del Rio, Christian González-Padilla, Ramón M. Esturau-Santaló, Joseph Romero-Palafox, Fernando Grover-Paez, David Cardona-Muller

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Left ventricular apical hypertrophy in a transplanted heart: a case report

Uzochukwu Ibe, Kathir Balakumaran, Sabeena Arora

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum ferritin, an early marker of cardiovascular risk: a study in Chinese men of first-degree relatives with family history of type 2 diabetes

Jun-Ru Liu, Yang Liu, Fu-Zai Yin, Bo-Wei Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Subclinical thyroid dysfunction is associated with adverse prognosis in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction

Guodong Yang, Ya Wang, Aiqun Ma, Tingzhong Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Segment-specific association of carotid-intima-media thickness with cardiovascular risk factors – findings from the STAAB cohort study

Lara Müller-Scholden, Jan Kirchhof, Caroline Morbach, Margret Breunig, Rudy Meijer, Viktoria Rücker, Theresa Tiffe, Tino Yurdadogan, Martin Wagner, Götz Gelbrich, Michiel L. Bots, Stefan Störk, Peter U. Heuschmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of sex, age and education level with patient reported outcomes in atrial fibrillation

Kelly T. Gleason, Cheryl R. Dennison Himmelfarb, Daniel E. Ford, Harold Lehmann, Laura Samuel, Hae Ra Han, Sandeep K. Jain, Gerald V. Naccarelli, Vikas Aggarwal, Saman Nazarian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Regional variations in trajectories of long-term readmission rates among patients in England with heart failure

Ahsan Rao, Dani Kim, Ara Darzi, Azeem Majeed, Paul Aylin, Alex Bottle

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of intravenous hydration on risk of contrast induced nephropathy and in-hospital mortality in STEMI patients undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Yong Liu, Daqing Hong, Amanda Ying Wang, Rui Guo, Brendan Smyth, Jin Liu, Guoli Sun, Shiqun Chen, Ning Tan, Meg Jardine, David Brieger, Ahmed Shaman, Shariful Islam, Jiyan Chen, Martin Gallagher

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sedentary lifestyle and Framingham risk scores: a population-based study in Riyadh city, Saudi Arabia

AlJohara M. AlQuaiz, Amna Rehana Siddiqui, Ambreen Kazi, Mohammad Ali Batais, Ali M. Al-Hazmi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Modified balloon-stent kissing technique avoid side-branch compromise for simple true bifurcation lesions

Wen-Bo Qu, Wei Zhang, Jun-Yan Liu, Fan Zhang, Shuai-Nan Mu, Sheng-Ming Zhang, Hao Tang, Xi-Qian Liu, Xue-Qi Li, Bing-Chen Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Unique electrocardiographic pattern “w” wave in lead I of idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias arising from the distal great cardiac vein

Teng Li, Qiong Xu, Xian-zhang Zhan, Yu-mei Xue, Hong-tao Liao, Yi-fu Li, Konstantinos P. Letsas, Shu-lin Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Complete versus culprit-only revascularization in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multivessel disease: a meta-analysis of randomized trials

Haiyan Xu, Xiwen Zhang, Jiangjin Li, Hailang Liu, Xiao Hu, Jing Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of informal carers in the diagnostic process of heart failure: a secondary qualitative analysis

Frances Bell-Davies, Clare Goyder, Nicola Gale, F. D. Richard Hobbs, Clare J. Taylor

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiovascular outcomes associated with crush versus provisional stenting techniques for bifurcation lesions: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Feng Huang, Zu-chun Luo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ischemic stroke risk estimation in patients without oral anticoagulation: an observational cohort study based on secondary data from Germany

Felix S. Wicke, Martin A. Schaller, Kateryna Karymova, Martin Beyer, Beate S. Müller

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Symptoms of depression are associated with physical inactivity but not modified by gender or the presence of a cardiovascular disease; a cross-sectional study

Retze Achttien, Jan van Lieshout, Michel Wensing, Maria Nijhuis van der Sanden, J. Bart Staal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Female sex and cardiovascular disease risk in rural Uganda: a cross-sectional, population-based study

Itai M. Magodoro, Maggie Feng, Crystal M. North, Dagmar Vořechovská, John D. Kraemer, Bernard Kakuhikire, David Bangsberg, Alexander C. Tsai, Mark J. Siedner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Optimal INR level for warfarin therapy after mechanical mitral valve replacement

Itthidet Kamthornthanakarn, Rungroj Krittayaphong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between dental health and obstructive coronary artery disease: an observational study

Ho Lee, Hack-Lyoung Kim, Kwang Nam Jin, Sohee Oh, Yoon-Sic Han, Da-Un Jung, Hye-Young Sim, Hee-Sun Kim, Woo-Hyun Lim, Jae-Bin Seo, Sang-Hyun Kim, Joo-Hee Zo, Myung-A Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Self-management of heart failure in dementia and cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Janaka Lovell, Tony Pham, Samer Q. Noaman, Marie-Claire Davis, Marilyn Johnson, Joseph E. Ibrahim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Transvenous dual-chamber pacemaker implantation in patients with persistent left superior vena cava

Teng Li, Qiong Xu, Hong-tao Liao, Dimitrios Asvestas, Konstantinos P. Letsas, Yifu Li

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pulmonary embolism causing atrial fibrillation with slow ventricular response: a case report

Mohammad A. Abdulsalam, Mohammed N. Elganainy, Ahmad J. Abdulsalam

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The diagnostic and prognostic utility of risk factors defined by the AHA/ACCF on the evaluation of cardiac disease in liver transplantation candidates

Sarah Alexander, Meron Teshome, Hena Patel, Edie Y. Chan, Rami Doukky

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dysglycemia and increased left ventricle mass in normotensive patients admitted with a first myocardial infarction: prognostic implications of dysglycemia during 14 years of follow-up

Gokulan Pararajasingam, Brian Bridal Løgstrup, Dan Eik Høfsten, Thomas Brøcher Christophersen, Søren Auscher, Jørgen Hangaard, Kenneth Egstrup

01.12.2019 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of cardiac arrhythmic events in non coronary artery disease patients

C. Balla, F. Vitali, A. Brieda, F. Gualandi, A. Ferlini, M. Bertini, R. Ferrari

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Low triiodothyronine syndrome and selenium deficiency - undervalued players in advanced heart failure? A single center pilot study

Magdalena Fraczek-Jucha, Katarzyna Zbierska-Rubinkiewicz, Małgorzata Kabat, Krzysztof Plens, Radoslaw Rychlak, Jadwiga Nessler, Andrzej Gackowski

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Parathyroidectomy improves cardiovascular risk factors in normocalcemic and hypercalcemic primary hyperparathyroidism

Selvihan Beysel, Mustafa Caliskan, Muhammed Kizilgul, Mahmut Apaydin, Seyfullah Kan, Mustafa Ozbek, Erman Cakal

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Significant association between admission serum monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and early changes in myocardial function in patients with first ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction after primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Yong Zhu, Chengping Hu, Yu Du, Jianwei Zhang, Jinxing Liu, Hongya Han, Yingxin Zhao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Transcatheter aortic valve replacement- management of patients with significant coronary artery disease undergoing aortic valve interventions: surgical compared to catheter-based approaches in hybrid procedures

Hardy Baumbach, Eva R. Schairer, Kristina Wachter, Christian Rustenbach, Samir Ahad, Alina Stan, Stephan Hill, Peter Bramlage, Ulrich F. W. Franke, Tim Schäufele

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison short time discharge with long time discharge following uncomplicated percutaneous coronary intervention for Non-ST elevation myocardial infarction patients

Guozhong Wang, Quanming Zhao, Qing Cheng, Xiaoxia Zhang, Lei Tian, Xiaofan Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical study of chlamydia pneumoniae infection in patients with coronary heart disease

Lei Xue, Yan-Hong Liang, Yuan-Yuan Gao, Xiao-Juan Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Inflammation in ST- elevation myocardial infarction: risk factors, patterns of presentation and association with clinical picture and outcome, an observational study conducted at the Institute of Cardiology-National Hospital of Sri Lanka

Mitrakrishnan Rayno Navinan, Sepalika Mendis, Sumudu Wickramasinghe, Ambiga Kathirgamanathan, Tharanga Fernando, Jevon Yudhisdran

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cerebrovascular events, bleeding complications and device related thrombi in atrial fibrillation patients with chronic kidney disease and left atrial appendage closure with the WATCHMAN™ device

Blerim Luani, Conrad Genz, Joerg Herold, Andreas Mitrasch, Julius Mitusch, Marcus Wiemer, Alexander Schmeißer, Rüdiger C. Braun-Dullaeus, Thomas Rauwolf

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparing clinical outcomes of NOACs with warfarin on atrial fibrillation with Valvular heart diseases: a meta-analysis

Qiyu He, Chun-Yat Sze, Tin-Yau Shum, Guang Hao, Nga-Yin Belinda Wong, Tat-Hang Sin, Wei Wei, Sujian Xia

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A novel marker of persistent left ventricular systolic dysfunction in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy: monocyte count- to- HDL cholesterol ratio

Firdevs Aysenur Ekizler, Serkan Cay

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Oestradiol: any role in cardiovascular risk factors in female centenarians of Hainan?

Qiao Zhu, Yao Yao, Chao-Xue Ning, Xiao-Ping Chen, Fu-Xin Luan, Liang Liu, Qiong Liu, Na Wang, Fu Zhang, Ya-Li Zhao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The influence of calcium-phosphate metabolism abnormalities on the quality of life in patients with hemodynamically significant mitral regurgitation

Olga Mozenska, Jacek Bil, Agnieszka Segiet, Dariusz A. Kosior

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Contribution of fibrin glue in the surgery of cyanogenic and non-cyanogenic congenital cardiopathies: retrospective cohort study

Amine Cheikh, Mohamed Rida Ajaja, Hicham Rhazali, Mustapha Bouatia, Ali Benomar, Anas Slaoui, Yahia Cherrah, Redouane Abouqal, Amine El Hassani, Younes Cheikhaoui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The greater effect of high-intensity interval training versus moderate-intensity continuous training on cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury through Klotho levels and attenuate of myocardial TRPC6 expression

Maral Ramez, Hamid Rajabi, Fatemeh Ramezani, Nasim Naderi, Amir Darbandi-Azar, Farinaz Nasirinezhad

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between plasma lipid levels during acute coronary syndrome and long-term malignancy risk. The ABC-4* study on heart disease

Giuseppe Berton, Rocco Cordiano, Fiorella Cavuto, Francesco Bagato, Heba Talat Mahmoud, Mattia Pasquinucci

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development and external validation of predictive models for prevalent and recurrent atrial fibrillation: a protocol for the analysis of the CATCH ME combined dataset

Winnie Chua, Christina L. Easter, Eduard Guasch, Alice Sitch, Barbara Casadei, Harry J. G. M. Crijns, Doreen Haase, Stéphane Hatem, Stefan Kääb, Lluis Mont, Ulrich Schotten, Moritz F. Sinner, Karla Hemming, Jonathan J. Deeks, Paulus Kirchhof, Larissa Fabritz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Uncontrolled hypertension and associated factors among adult hypertensive patients in Ayder comprehensive specialized hospital, Tigray, Ethiopia, 2018

Gebrewahd Bezabh Gebremichael, Kalayou Kidanu Berhe, Teklewoini Mariye Zemichael

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Plasma big endothelin-1 predicts new-onset atrial fibrillation after surgical septal myectomy in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Changpeng Song, Shengwei Wang, Ying Guo, Xinxin Zheng, Jie Lu, Xiaonan Fang, Shuiyun Wang, Xiaohong Huang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Usage of PCI and long-term cardiovascular risk in post-myocardial infarction patients: a nationwide registry cohort study from Finland

Ville Kytö, Tuire Prami, Houssem Khanfir, Pål Hasvold, Eeva Reissell, Juhani Airaksinen

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Optimal blood pressure control for patients after thoracic endovascular aortic repair of type B aortic dissection

Nan Lu, Xiaojing Ma, Tan Xu, Zhuoqiao He, Bayi Xu, Qingfeng Xiong, Xuerui Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte and platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in Chinese Han population from Chaoshan region in South China

Lishan Wu, Shan Zou, Cantian Wang, Xuerui Tan, Min Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Influence of intermittent fasting on myocardial infarction-induced cardiac remodeling

K. Okoshi, M. D. M. Cezar, M. A. M. Polin, J. R. Paladino Jr, P. F. Martinez, S. A. Oliveira Jr, A. R. R. Lima, R. L. Damatto, S. A. R. Paiva, L. A. M. Zornoff, M. P. Okoshi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Torsemide versus furosemide after acute decompensated heart failure: a retrospective observational study

Alaa Rahhal, Mohamed Omar Saad, Kawthar Tawengi, Abed Al Raouf Assi, Masa Habra, Dalia Ahmed

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mean platelet volume and coronary plaque vulnerability: an optical coherence tomography study in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome

Jun Wang, Xing Li, Jun Pu, Siyu Jin, Lu Jia, Xiaomei Li, Fen Liu, Yining Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictive value of gamma-glutamyltransferase for ventricular arrhythmias and cardiovascular mortality in implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients

You Zhou, Shuang Zhao, Keping Chen, Wei Hua, Shu Zhang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An emergency ECG sign of ST elevation myocardial infarction

Baoze Qu, Guizhou Tao, Renguang Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of circulating BMP9 with coronary heart disease and hypertension in Chinese populations

Rui Liu, Wenjing Hu, Xiaoqiang Li, Danlan Pu, Gangyi Yang, Hua Liu, Minghong Tan, Danping Zhu

01.12.2019 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Safety of in-hospital insertable cardiac monitor procedures performed outside the traditional settings: results from the Reveal LINQ in-office 2 international study

Prashanthan Sanders, Christopher Piorkowski, Johannes A. Kragten, Grahame K. Goode, Satish R. Raj, Trang Dinh, M. Rizwan Sohail, Rishi Anand, Angel Moya-Mitjans, Noreli Franco, Kurt Stromberg, John D. Rogers

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Low triiodothyronine syndrome and selenium deficiency - undervalued players in advanced heart failure? A single center pilot study

Magdalena Fraczek-Jucha, Katarzyna Zbierska-Rubinkiewicz, Małgorzata Kabat, Krzysztof Plens, Radoslaw Rychlak, Jadwiga Nessler, Andrzej Gackowski

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mechanical chest compressions for cardiac arrest in the cath-lab: when is it enough and who should go to extracorporeal cardio pulmonary resuscitation?

Bjarne Madsen Hardig, Karl B. Kern, Henrik Wagner

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

β-blockers and risk of all-cause mortality in patients with chronic heart failure and atrial fibrillation—a meta-analysis

Tianyu Xu, Yuli Huang, Haobin Zhou, Yujia Bai, Xingfu Huang, Yunzhao Hu, Dingli Xu, Yuhui Zhang, Jian Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Omega 3 fatty acid supplementation after myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Federico Popoff, Giselle Balaciano, Ariel Bardach, Daniel Comandé, Vilma Irazola, Hugo Norberto Catalano, Ariel Izcovich

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Peak systolic longitudinal rotation: a new tool for detecting left ventricular systolic function in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus by two-dimensional speckle tracking echocardiography

Jun Huang, Hai-Ling Hu, Zi-Ning Yan, Li Fan, Yi-Fei Rui, Dan Shen, Jie Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Residual flow may increase the risk of adverse events in patients received combined catheter ablation and transcatheter left atrial appendage closure for nonvalvular atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis

Zhonglin Han, Xiang Wu, Zheng Chen, Wengqing Ji, Xuehua Liu, Yu Liu, Wencheng Di, Xiaohong Li, Hongsong Yu, Xinlin Zhang, Biao Xu, Rong Fang Lan, Wei Xu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

C1q/TNF-related protein 3 (CTRP3) and 9 (CTRP9) concentrations are decreased in patients with heart failure and are associated with increased morbidity and mortality

Chao Gao, Shasha Zhao, Kun Lian, Baibing Mi, Rui Si, Zhijun Tan, Feng Fu, Shuai Wang, Rutao Wang, Xinliang Ma, Ling Tao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

CD36 gene polymorphism rs1761667 (G > A) is associated with hypertension and coronary artery disease in an Iranian population

Mohammad Amin Momeni-Moghaddam, Gholamreza Asadikaram, Hamed Akbari, Moslem Abolhassani, Mohammad Masoumi, Zahra Nadimy, Mohammad Khaksari

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Pulmonary arterial hypertension caused by congenital extrahepatic portocaval shunt: a case report

Kai-yang Lin, Hui Chen, Ling Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness and safety of direct oral anticoagulants compared to warfarin in treatment naïve non-valvular atrial fibrillation patients in the US Department of defense population

Kiran Gupta, Jeffrey Trocio, Allison Keshishian, Qisu Zhang, Oluwaseyi Dina, Jack Mardekian, Anagha Nadkarni, Thomas C Shank

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patients with ST segment elevation myocardial infarction: moderating effect of perceived control on the relationship between depression and in-hospital complications

Mohannad Eid AbuRuz

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Meta-analysis of Nicorandil effectiveness on myocardial protection after percutaneous coronary intervention

Xiao-Tao Zhao, Chun-Fei Zhang, Qing-Jie Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Vitamin D deficiency is associated with risk of developing peripheral arterial disease in type 2 diabetic patients

Jing Yuan, Pu Jia, Lin Hua, Zhong Xin, Jin-Kui Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Arrhythmic episodes in patients implanted with a cardioverter-defibrillator – results from the Prospective Study on Predictive Quality with Preferencing PainFree ATP therapies (4P)

François Regoli, Denis Graf, Beat Schaer, Firat Duru, Peter Ammann, Lorenza Mangoni di S. Stefano, Barbara Naegli, Haran Burri, Rainer Zbinden, Nazmi Krasniqi, Martin Fromer, 4P Study Group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

What is the role of metabolic syndrome and obesity for postoperative atrial fibrillation after coronary bypass grafting?

Ünsal Vural, Ahmet Arif Ağlar

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence of cardiovascular disease and its associated risk factors in at-risk men and women in the United Arab Emirates: a 9-year retrospective cohort study

Saif Al-Shamsi, Dybesh Regmi, Romona D. Govender

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Upregulation of miR-330-5p is associated with carotid plaque’s stability by targeting Talin-1 in symptomatic carotid stenosis patients

Xiaolong Wei, Yudong Sun, Tonglei Han, Jiang Zhu, Yongfu Xie, Shiying Wang, Yani Wu, Yinxing Fan, Xiuli Sun, Jian Zhou, Zhiqing Zhao, Zaiping Jing

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors influencing the accuracy of non-invasive blood pressure measurements in patients admitted for cardiogenic shock

Jitka Seidlerová, Pavlína Tůmová, Richard Rokyta, Milan Hromadka

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical impact of newly developed atrial fibrillation complicated with longstanding ventricular fibrillation during left ventricular assist device support: A case report

Chie Bujo, Eisuke Amiya, Masaru Hatano, Masaki Tsuji, Hisataka Maki, Yumiko Hosoya, Emi Fujii, Tatsuya Kamon, Toshiya Kojima, Kan Nawata, Osamu Kinoshita, Mitsutoshi Kimura, Minoru Ono, Issei Komuro

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Elevated high-sensitivity C-reactive protein combined with procalcitonin predicts high risk of contrast-induced nephropathy after percutaneous coronary intervention

Guoqiang Gu, Xuechao Yuan, Yaqing Zhou, Demin Liu, Wei Cui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Plasma fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP4) level is associated with abnormal QTc interval in patients with stable angina and chronic kidney disease

Chao-Ping Wang, Chia-Chang Hsu, Wei-Chin Hung, Teng-Hung Yu, Cheng-Ching Wu, I-Ting Tsai, Wei-Hua Tang, Fu-Mei Chung, Jer-Yiing Houng, Yau-Jiunn Lee, Yung-Chuan Lu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cortical thickness and cognitive performance in asymptomatic unilateral carotid artery stenosis

Alina Nickel, Simon Kessner, Andreas Niebuhr, Julian Schröder, Caroline Malherbe, Felix Fischer, Marlene Heinze, Bastian Cheng, Jens Fiehler, Hans Pinnschmidt, Axel Larena-Avellaneda, Christian Gerloff, Götz Thomalla

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Positive association between ATP2B1 rs17249754 and essential hypertension: a case-control study in Burkina Faso, West Africa

Herman Karim Sombié, Jonas Koudougou Kologo, Daméhan Tchelougou, Serge Yannick Ouédraogo, Abdoul Karim Ouattara, Tegwindé Rebecca Compaoré, Bolni Marius Nagalo, Abel Pegdwendé Sorgho, Issoufou Nagabila, Serge Théophile Soubeïga, Florencia Wendkuuni Djigma, Albert Théophane Yonli, Patrice Zabsonré, Hassanata Millogo, Jacques Simporé

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute myocardial infarction and transient elevated anticardiolipin antibody in a young adult with possible familial hypercholesterolemia: a case report

Anticardiolipin antibody and myocardial infarction
Xin Su, Aqian Wang, Hai Zhu, Hongling Su, Yichao Duan, Shanlian Wu, Min Zhang, Yan Huang, Xing Zhou, Yunshan Cao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The left atrial substrate plays a significant role in the development of complex atrial tachycardia in patients with precapillary pulmonary hypertension

Zdenka Fingrova, Stepan Havranek, David Ambroz, Pavel Jansa, Ales Linhart

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Non-traumatic chest pain in patients presenting to an urban emergency Department in sub Saharan Africa: a prospective cohort study in Tanzania

Amour S. Mohamed, Hendry R. Sawe, Biita Muhanuzi, Nafsa R. Marombwa, Kilalo Mjema, Ellen J. Weber

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spatiotemporal variations in cardiovascular disease mortality in China from 1991 to 2009

Hongyan Ren, Xia Wan, Cao Wei, Gonghuan Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Increased urinary adiponectin level is associated with contrast-induced nephropathy in patients undergoing elective percutaneous coronary intervention

Jun-yi Zhang, Qiong Wang, Ru-tao Wang, Fei Li, He-xiang Cheng, Kun Lian, Yi Liu, Ling Tao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Gender but not diabetes, hypertension or smoking affects infarct evolution in ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients – data from the CHILL-MI, MITOCARE and SOCCER trials

David Nordlund, Henrik Engblom, Jean-Louis Bonnet, Henrik Steen Hansen, Dan Atar, David Erlinge, Ulf Ekelund, Einar Heiberg, Marcus Carlsson, Håkan Arheden

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bilateral pulmonary vein stenting for treatment of massive hemoptysis caused by pulmonary vein stenosis following catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation

Dong Yu, Bing Jie, Ling-Ling Li, Sen Jiang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High admission glucose levels predict worse short-term clinical outcome in non-diabetic patients with acute myocardial infraction: a retrospective observational study

Xiao Song Ding, Shan Shan Wu, Hui Chen, Xue Qiao Zhao, Hong Wei Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between circulating microparticles and hypertension and other cardiac disease biomarkers in the elderly

Hanife Usta Atmaca, Feray Akbas, Hale Aral

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Characteristics of patients initiated on edoxaban in Europe: baseline data from edoxaban treatment in routine clinical practice for patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) in Europe (ETNA-AF-Europe)

Raffaele De Caterina, Peter Kelly, Pedro Monteiro, Jean Claude Deharo, Carlo de Asmundis, Esteban López-de-Sá, Thomas W. Weiss, Johannes Waltenberger, Jan Steffel, Joris R. de Groot, Pierre Levy, Ameet Bakhai, Wolfgang Zierhut, Petra Laeis, Michael Kerschnitzki, Paul-Egbert Reimitz, Paulus Kirchhof, on behalf of the ETNA-AF-Europe investigators

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The effect of mobile applications for improving adherence in cardiac rehabilitation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Linqi Xu, Feng Li, Changli Zhou, Jinwei Li, Chengcheng Hong, Qian Tong

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Acute myocardial infarction in a patient positive for lupus anticoagulant: a case report

Kota Murai, Kenji Sakata, Tadatsugu Gamou, Yoji Nagata, Hayato Tada, Masaya Shimojima, Hirofumi Okada, Kenshi Hayashi, Masa-aki Kawashiri

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic implications of statin intolerance in stable coronary artery disease patients with different levels of high-sensitive troponin

Jo-Jo Hai, Yuen-Kwun Wong, Chun-Ka Wong, Ka-Chun Un, Pak-Hei Chan, Chung-Wah Siu, Kai-Hang Yiu, Chu-Pak Lau, Hung-Fat Tse

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Development of anthracycline-induced dilated cardiomyopathy due to mutation on LMNA gene in a breast cancer patient: a case report

Jock Chichaco Kuruc, Armando A. Durant-Archibold, Jorge Motta, K. S. Rao, Barry Trachtenberg, Carlos Ramos, Hongyu Wang, David Gorenstein, Fredrik Vannberg, King Jordan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prognostic significance of factor XIIIA promoter methylation status in aneurysmal subarachnoid haemorrhage (aSAH)

S. Arati, G. K. Chetan, M. K. Sibin, Dhananjaya I. Bhat, Vikas Vazhayil, K. V. L. Narasingarao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Validity of self blood pressure measurement in the control of the hypertensive patient: factors involved

Arleen De León-Robert, Juan José Gascón-Cánovas, José Joaquín Antón-Botella, Isabel María Hidalgo-García, Carmen López-Alegría, Yoalys Dilvani Pérez-Cabrera, Heidy Merari Campusano-Castellanos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Balloon-expandable transcatheter aortic valve implantation with or without pre-dilation – results of a meta-analysis of 3 multicenter registries

Jannik Ole Ashauer, Nikolaos Bonaros, Markus Kofler, Gerhard Schymik, Christian Butter, Mauro Romano, Vinayak Bapat, Justus Strauch, Holger Schröfel, Andreas Busjahn, Cornelia Deutsch, Peter Bramlage, Jana Kurucova, Martin Thoenes, Stephan Baldus, Tanja K. Rudolph

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of systemic hypertension in older adults in Africa: a systematic review

William Kofi Bosu, Justice Moses Kwaku Aheto, Eugenio Zucchelli, Siobhan Theresa Reilly

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Next-generation sequencing using microfluidic PCR enrichment for molecular autopsy

Hariharan Raju, James S. Ware, Jonathan R. Skinner, Paula L. Hedley, Gavin Arno, Donald R. Love, Christian van der Werf, Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, Bo Gregers Winkel, Marta C. Cohen, Xinzhong Li, Shibu John, Sanjay Sharma, Steve Jeffery, Arthur A. M. Wilde, Michael Christiansen, Mary N. Sheppard, Elijah R. Behr

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

High red blood cell distribution width is closely associated with in-stent restenosis in patients with unstable angina pectoris

Ning Geng, Guangsheng Su, Shaojun Wang, Deling Zou, Wenyue Pang, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Relationship between ALDH2 genotype and in-stent restenosis in Chinese Han patients after percutaneous coronary intervention

Lizhi Lv, Weijie Ye, Peiyuan Song, Yubin Chen, Jing Yang, Congmin Zhang, Xiaoping Chen, Fanyan Luo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Homocysteine and education but not lipoprotein (a) predict estimated 10-year risk of cardiovascular disease in blood donors: a community based cross-sectional study

Francesco Vadini, Francesca Santilli, Giuseppe Casalini, Mario dell’Isola, Ornella Iuliani, Damiano D’Ardes, Luisa Lattanzio, Marta Di Nicola, Giancarlo Di Iorio, Patrizia Accorsi

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Can men with atrial fibrillation really rest easy with a CHA2DS2-VASc score of 0?

Chen-Di Cheng, Xiang Gu, Hong-Xiao Li, Ruo-Yu Duan, Lei Sun, Yi Zhang, Zheng-Yu Bao, Jian-Hua Shen, Fu-Kun Chen, Ye Zhu

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epicardial cardiac cavernous Haemangioma-a case report

Mahmoud Yousef Ibrahim Abuharb, Xiao Ming Bian, Jian He

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Functional aging in health and heart failure: the COmPLETE Study

Jonathan Wagner, Raphael Knaier, Denis Infanger, Konstantin Arbeev, Matthias Briel, Thomas Dieterle, Henner Hanssen, Oliver Faude, Ralf Roth, Timo Hinrichs, Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Renal-aortic ratio as an objective measure of renal artery diameter a computed tomography angiography study

Marcin Majos, Michał Polguj, Ludomir Stefańczyk, Magdalena Derlatka-Kochel, Mariusz Wachowski, Agata Majos

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Indirect comparison of novel Oral anticoagulants among Asians with non-Valvular atrial fibrillation in the real world setting: a network meta-analysis

Jianchao Zhang, Junnan Tang, Xiaolin Cui, Bo Wang, Mengsen Bu, Yan Bai, Kai Wang, Jiacheng Guo, Deliang Shen, Jinying Zhang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Endovascular repair of late type IIIb endoleak after endovascular aneurysm repair: a case report

Jiang Shao, Xin Zhang, Yu Chen, Yuehong Zheng, Bao Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Study of angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism, enzyme activity and oxidized low density lipoprotein in Western Iranians with atherosclerosis: a case-control study

Negar Nouryazdan, Glavizh Adibhesami, Mehdi Birjandi, Rouhollah Heydari, Banafsheh Yalameha, Gholamreza Shahsavari

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Life’s simple 7 and cardiovascular disease risk knowledge in Hong Kong

Vivian W. Y. Lee, Felix Y. H. Fong, Franco W. T. Cheng, Bryan P. Y. Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term effectiveness and safety of self-management of oral anticoagulants in real-world settings

Bárbara Menéndez-Jándula, José Antonio García-Erce, Clara Zazo, Luis Larrad-Mur

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Long-term clinical outcomes in patients with untreated non-culprit intermediate coronary lesion and evaluation of predictors by using virtual histology-intravascular ultrasound; a prospective cohort study

Young Hoon Seo, Yong-Kyun Kim, In Geol Song, Ki-Hong Kim, Taek-Geun Kwon, Jang-Ho Bae

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prescribing patterns of coronary artery aneurysm in Taiwan

Chun-Hui Lu, Chih-Wun Fang, Hao-Ming Chen, Yi-Ping Fang, Chein-Tang Fang, Yaw-Bin Huang, Chung-Yu Chen, Kuang-Ming Liao, Shu-Chuan Jennifer Yeh

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Application of strain and other echocardiographic parameters in the evaluation of early and long-term clinical outcomes after cardiac surgery revascularization

Anna Gozdzik, Krzysztof Letachowicz, Barbara Barteczko Grajek, Tomasz Plonek, Marta Obremska, Marek Jasinski, Waldemar Gozdzik

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Establishing the interchangeability of arterial stiffness but not endothelial function parameters in healthy individuals

Raissa Perrault, Alexander Omelchenko, Carla G. Taylor, Peter Zahradka

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Swallow syncope: a case report and review of literature

Kelvin Shenq Woei Siew, Maw Pin Tan, Ida Normiha Hilmi, Alexander Loch

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Downregulation of long non-coding RNA nuclear enriched abundant transcript 1 promotes cell proliferation and inhibits cell apoptosis by targeting miR-193a in myocardial ischemia/reperfusion injury

Lingyun Ren, Shanshan Chen, Wei Liu, Pan Hou, Wei Sun, Hong Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predicting stroke and death in patients with heart failure using CHA2DS2-VASc score in Asia

Mi Kyoung Son, Nam-Kyoo Lim, Hyun-Young Park

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Mineralocorticoid receptor antagonist use after hospitalization of patients with heart failure and post-discharge outcomes: a single-center retrospective cohort study

Matthew S. Durstenfeld, Stuart D. Katz, Hannah Park, Saul Blecker

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Atrial fibrillation incidence and impact of biventricular pacing on long-term outcome in patients with heart failure treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy

Jonatan Jacobsson, Christian Reitan, Jonas Carlson, Rasmus Borgquist, Pyotr G. Platonov

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Percutaneous retrieval of an embolized left atrial appendage closure device from the left atrium in a patient with previous MitraClips

Manik Chopra, Yam-Hong Wong, Lars Søndergaard, Ole De Backer

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiac pacing challenge in Sub-Saharan Africa environnement: experience of the Cardiology Department of Teaching Hospital Aristide Le Dantec in Dakar

Adama Kane, Simon Antoine Sarr, Juliette Valerie Danièle Ndobo, Alioune Tabane, Kana Babaka, Fatou Aw, Malick Bodian, Serigne Mor Beye, Momar Dioum, Aliou Alassane Ngaidé, Mouhamadou Bamba Ndiaye, Alassane Mbaye, Maboury Diao, Abdoul Kane, Serigne Abdou BA

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of the autonomic nervous system by analysis of heart rate variability in the preterm infants

Luiz Fernando Martins de Souza Filho, Jordana Campos Martins de Oliveira, Mayara Kelly Alves Ribeiro, Marcelo Cozac Moura, Nelson David Fernandes, Rafael Dias de Sousa, Gustavo Rodrigues Pedrino, Ana Cristina Silva Rebelo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Critical appraisal of international guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pregnancy-associated venous thromboembolism: a systematic review

Jie Zheng, Qinchang Chen, Jing Fu, Yanling Lu, Tianjun Han, Ping He

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ethnic disparities in prevalence and clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in rural Southwest China

Li Hui-Fang, Le Cai, Xu-Ming Wang, Allison Rabkin Golden

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effects of ezetimibe/simvastatin 10/10 mg versus Rosuvastatin 10 mg on carotid atherosclerotic plaque inflammation

Minyoung Oh, Hyunji Kim, Eon Woo Shin, Changhwan Sung, Do-Hoon Kim, Dae Hyuk Moon, Cheol Whan Lee

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between the XKR6 rs7819412 SNP and serum lipid levels and the risk of coronary artery disease and ischemic stroke

Peng-Fei Zheng, Rui-Xing Yin, Guo-Xiong Deng, Yao-Zong Guan, Bi-Liu Wei, Chun-Xiao Liu

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial for evaluating the efficacy of intracoronary injection of autologous bone marrow mononuclear cells in the improvement of the ventricular function in patients with idiopathic dilated myocardiopathy: a study protocol

Miguel Romero, José Suárez-de-Lezo, Concha Herrera, Manuel Pan, José López-Aguilera, José Suárez-de-Lezo Jr, Flor Baeza-Garzón, Francisco Javier Hidalgo-Lesmes, Olga Fernández-López, Juliana Martínez-Atienza, Eva Cebrián, Vanesa Martín-Palanco, Rosario Jiménez-Moreno, Rosario Gutiérrez-Fernández, Sonia Nogueras, Maria Dolores Carmona, Soledad Ojeda, Natividad Cuende, Rosario Mata

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Meta-analysis of the growth rates of abdominal aortic aneurysm in the Chinese population

Tingting Huang, Shuai Liu, Jianhua Huang, Baohui Xu, Yongping Bai, Wei Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Body composition is a strong predictor of local carotid stiffness in Swedish, young adults – the cross sectional Lifestyle, biomarkers, and atherosclerosis study

Ulrika Fernberg, Jos op ‘t Roodt, Maria Fernström, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Blood pressure predictors of stroke in rural Chinese dwellers with hypertension: a large-scale prospective cohort study

Jia Zheng, Zhaoqing Sun, Xiaofan Guo, Yanxia Xie, Yingxian Sun, Liqiang Zheng

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Meta-analysis for the value of colchicine for the therapy of pericarditis and of postpericardiotomy syndrome

Leon L. Lutschinger, Angelos G. Rigopoulos, Peter Schlattmann, Marios Matiakis, Daniel Sedding, Paul Christian Schulze, Michel Noutsias

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical outcomes of coronary artery bifurcation disease patients underwent Culotte two-stent technique: a single center experience

Chih-Feng Chang, Keng-Hao Chang, Chih-Hung Lai, Tzu-Hsiang Lin, Tsun-Jui Liu, Wen-Lieng Lee, Chieh-Shou Su

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and prognosis of heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction: insights from a multi-centre registry study in China

Siqi Lyu, Litian Yu, Huiqiong Tan, Shaoshuai Liu, Xiaoning Liu, Xiao Guo, Jun Zhu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effect of pre-discharge cardiopulmonary fitness on outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction after percutaneous coronary intervention

He Cai, Yang Zheng, Zhaoxi Liu, Xinying Zhang, Rongyu Li, Wangshu Shao, Lin Wang, Lin Zou, Pengyu Cao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Autonomic nervous system response to remote ischemic conditioning: heart rate variability assessment

Daniel Noronha Osório, Ricardo Viana-Soares, João Pedro Marto, Marcelo D. Mendonça, Hugo P. Silva, Cláudia Quaresma, Miguel Viana-Baptista, Hugo Gamboa, Helena L. A. Vieira

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Peripheral arterial disease and systematic detection of circulating tumor cells: rationale and design of the DETECTOR prospective cohort study

Alexandra Yannoutsos, Manon Fontaine, Alexandre Galloula, Diane Damotte, Gilles Chatellier, Patrizia Paterlini-Bréchot, Guy Meyer, Jean Pastre, Véronique Duchatelle, Valéria Marini, Karl-Léo Schwering, Isabelle Lazareth, Parinaz Ghaffari, Audrey Stansal, Hélène Sanson, Cécile Labrousse, Hélène Beaussier, Nesrine Ben Nasr, Marc Zins, Sergio Salmeron, Emmanuel Messas, Jean-Patrick Lajonchère, Joseph Emmerich, Pascal Priollet, Jean Trédaniel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and the risk of cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes

Sudong Liu, Jing Liu, Ruiqiang Weng, Xiaodong Gu, Zhixiong Zhong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of first-degree atrioventricular block and the associated risk factors: a cross-sectional study in rural Northeast China

Zhi Du, Liying Xing, Min Lin, Yuanmeng Tian, Li Jing, Han Yan, Boqiang Zhang, Shuang Liu, Shiwen Yu, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Going beyond classic echo in aortic stenosis: left atrial mechanics, a new marker of severity

Patrícia Marques-Alves, Ana Vera Marinho, Rogério Teixeira, Rui Baptista, Graça Castro, Rui Martins, Lino Gonçalves

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Infantile hepatic hemangiomas associated with high-output cardiac failure and pulmonary hypertension

Xin-tong Zhang, Wei-dong Ren, Guang Song, Yang-jie Xiao, Fei-fei Sun, Nan Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiac power output accurately reflects external cardiac work over a wide range of inotropic states in pigs

Dawud Abawi, Alessandro Faragli, Michael Schwarzl, Martin Manninger, David Zweiker, Karl-Patrik Kresoja, Jochen Verderber, Birgit Zirngast, Heinrich Maechler, Paul Steendijk, Burkert Pieske, Heiner Post, Alessio Alogna

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum uric acid and risk of cardiovascular mortality: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of cohort studies of over a million participants

Fatemeh Rahimi-Sakak, Mahsa Maroofi, Jamal Rahmani, Nick Bellissimo, Azita Hekmatdoost

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Protective role of berberine in isoprenaline-induced cardiac fibrosis in rats

Yan Che, Di-Fei Shen, Zhao-Peng Wang, Ya-Ge Jin, Qing-Qing Wu, Sha-Sha Wang, Yuan Yuan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of multi-disciplinary treatment strategy on systolic heart failure outcome

Shyh-Ming Chen, Yen-Nan Fang, Lin-Yi Wang, Ming-Kung Wu, Po-Jui Wu, Tsung-Hsun Yang, Yung-Lung Chen, Chi-Ling Hang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Glucose associated NETosis in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction: an observational study

Ragnhild Helseth, Eva Cecilie Knudsen, Jan Eritsland, Trine Baur Opstad, Harald Arnesen, Geir Øystein Andersen, Ingebjørg Seljeflot

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Short- and medium-term follow-up of transcatheter closure of perimembranous ventricular septal defects

Hao Li, Youyang Shi, Songyue Zhang, Yue Ren, Xing Rong, Zhenquan Wang, Tianhe Xia, Tingting Wu, Haitang Xu, Yaoyao Yan, Yi Zhan, Maoping Chu, Rongzhou Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of circular RNAs and environmental risk factors with coronary heart disease

Yi Sun, Rong Chen, Shaowei Lin, Xiaoxu Xie, Hailing Ye, Fuli Zheng, Jie Lin, Qing Huang, Shuna Huang, Qishuang Ruan, Tingxing Zhang, Huangyuan Li, Siying Wu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Modeling lifetime abuse and cardiovascular disease risk among women

Kelly A. Scott-Storey, Marilyn Hodgins, Judith Wuest

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bilateral vessel-outlining carotid artery calcifications in panoramic radiographs: an independent risk marker for vascular events

Maria Garoff, Jan Ahlqvist, Linda-Tereza Edin, Sofia Jensen, Eva Levring Jäghagen, Fredrik Petäjäniemi, Per Wester, Elias Johansson

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Do ultrathin strut bare-metal stents with passive coating improve efficacy in large coronary arteries? Insights from the randomized, multicenter BASKET-PROVE trials

Kim Wadt Hansen, Raban Jeger, Rikke Sørensen, Christoph Kaiser, Matthias Pfisterer, Tor Biering-Sørensen, Louise Hougesen Bjerking, Søren Galatius

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Meta-analysis for the value of colchicine for the therapy of pericarditis and of postpericardiotomy syndrome

Leon L. Lutschinger, Angelos G. Rigopoulos, Peter Schlattmann, Marios Matiakis, Daniel Sedding, Paul Christian Schulze, Michel Noutsias

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Longitudinal study of electrical, functional and structural remodelling in an equine model of atrial fibrillation

Eva Zander Hesselkilde, Helena Carstensen, Mette Flethøj, Merle Fenner, Ditte Dybvald Kruse, Stefan M. Sattler, Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, Steen Pehrson, Thomas Hartig Braunstein, Jonas Carlson, Pyotr G. Platonov, Thomas Jespersen, Rikke Buhl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Epidemiology and risk factors of patients with types of acute coronary syndrome presenting to a tertiary care hospital in Sri Lanka

Udaya Ralapanawa, Pallegoda Vithanage Ranjith Kumarasiri, Kushalee Poornima Jayawickreme, Prabashini Kumarihamy, Yapa Wijeratne, Madhushanka Ekanayake, Chandira Dissanayake

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Risk of subsequent ventricular arrhythmia is higher in primary prevention patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillator than in secondary prevention patients

You Zhou, Shuang Zhao, Keping Chen, Wei Hua, Yangang Su, Silin Chen, Zhaoguang Liang, Wei Xu, Shu Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Patient, clinician and logistic barriers to blood pressure control among adult hypertensives in rural district hospitals in Rwanda: a cross-sectional study

J. P. Sibomana, R. L. McNamara, T. D. Walker

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of Tp-e interval, Tp-e/QT ratio and Tp-e/QTc ratio in patients with acute myocarditis

Fatih Mehmet Ucar, Cihan Ozturk, Mustafa Adem Yılmaztepe

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Radiofrequency catheter ablation of ventricular arrhythmias arising from the region above pulmonary valve

Jin Li, Cheng Zheng, Zhi-Rui Liu, Jun Ma, Ge Jin, Wei-Qian Lin, Yao-Yao Wang, Jia-Feng Lin

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Diabetes and risk of peripheral artery disease in patients undergoing first-time coronary angiography between 2000 and 2012 – a nationwide study

Sadaf Kamil, Thomas S. G. Sehested, Nicholas Carlson, Kim Houlind, Jens F. Lassen, Casper N. Bang, Helena Dominguez, Christian T. Pedersen, Gunnar H. Gislason

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Impact of care coordination on oral anticoagulant therapy among patients with atrial fibrillation in routine clinical practice in Japan: a prospective, observational study

Fumiko Ono, Sayako Akiyama, Akifumi Suzuki, Yoshinobu Ikeda, Akira Takahashi, Hitoshi Matsuoka, Masahiro Sasaki, Tomonori Okamura, Nariaki Yoshihara, The Akita study group

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Disease burden and associated risk factors for metabolic syndrome among adults in Ethiopia

Samrawit Solomon, Wudeneh Mulugeta

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Interventional cardiac catheterization predictors at Al-Arabi heart Center in Palestine in 2017

Abdulsalam Alkaiyat, Reham Abumadi, Shuruq Atari, Wasef Sayeh, Hamzeh Al Zabadi, Zaid Sarawan, Fekri Bisharat, Nizar Shakhshir

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Changes in waist circumference and risk of all-cause and CVD mortality: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer in Norfolk (EPIC-Norfolk) cohort study

Angela A. Mulligan, Marleen A. H. Lentjes, Robert N. Luben, Nicholas J. Wareham, Kay-Tee Khaw

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The ratio of total cholesterol to high density lipoprotein cholesterol and myocardial infarction in Women’s health in the Lund area (WHILA): a 17-year follow-up cohort study

Susanna Calling, Sven-Erik Johansson, Moa Wolff, Jan Sundquist, Kristina Sundquist

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Phenome-wide association analysis of LDL-cholesterol lowering genetic variants in PCSK9

Amand F. Schmidt, Michael V. Holmes, David Preiss, Daniel I. Swerdlow, Spiros Denaxas, Ghazaleh Fatemifar, Rupert Faraway, Chris Finan, Dennis Valentine, Zammy Fairhurst-Hunter, Fernando Pires Hartwig, Bernardo Lessa Horta, Elina Hypponen, Christine Power, Max Moldovan, Erik van Iperen, Kees Hovingh, Ilja Demuth, Kristina Norman, Elisabeth Steinhagen-Thiessen, Juri Demuth, Lars Bertram, Christina M. Lill, Stefan Coassin, Johann Willeit, Stefan Kiechl, Karin Willeit, Dan Mason, John Wright, Richard Morris, Goya Wanamethee, Peter Whincup, Yoav Ben-Shlomo, Stela McLachlan, Jackie F. Price, Mika Kivimaki, Catherine Welch, Adelaida Sanchez-Galvez, Pedro Marques-Vidal, Andrew Nicolaides, Andrie G. Panayiotou, N. Charlotte Onland-Moret, Yvonne T. van der Schouw, Giuseppe Matullo, Giovanni Fiorito, Simonetta Guarrera, Carlotta Sacerdote, Nicholas J. Wareham, Claudia Langenberg, Robert A. Scott, Jian’an Luan, Martin Bobak, Sofia Malyutina, Andrzej Pająk, Ruzena Kubinova, Abdonas Tamosiunas, Hynek Pikhart, Niels Grarup, Oluf Pedersen, Torben Hansen, Allan Linneberg, Tine Jess, Jackie Cooper, Steve E. Humphries, Murray Brilliant, Terrie Kitchner, Hakon Hakonarson, David S. Carrell, Catherine A. McCarty, Kirchner H. Lester, Eric B. Larson, David R. Crosslin, Mariza de Andrade, Dan M. Roden, Joshua C. Denny, Cara Carty, Stephen Hancock, John Attia, Elizabeth Holliday, Rodney Scott, Peter Schofield, Martin O’Donnell, Salim Yusuf, Michael Chong, Guillaume Pare, Pim van der Harst, M. Abdullah Said, Ruben N. Eppinga, Niek Verweij, Harold Snieder, Tim Christen, D. O. Mook-Kanamori, Stefan Gustafsson, Lars Lind, Erik Ingelsson, Raha Pazoki, Oscar Franco, Albert Hofman, Andre Uitterlinden, Abbas Dehghan, Alexander Teumer, Sebastian Baumeister, Marcus Dörr, Markus M. Lerch, Uwe Völker, Henry Völzke, Joey Ward, Jill P. Pell, Tom Meade, Ingrid E. Christophersen, Anke H. Maitland-van der Zee, Ekaterina V. Baranova, Robin Young, Ian Ford, Archie Campbell, Sandosh Padmanabhan, Michiel L. Bots, Diederick E. Grobbee, Philippe Froguel, Dorothée Thuillier, Ronan Roussel, Amélie Bonnefond, Bertrand Cariou, Melissa Smart, Yanchun Bao, Meena Kumari, Anubha Mahajan, Jemma C. Hopewell, Sudha Seshadri, Caroline Dale, Rui Providencia E. Costa, Paul M. Ridker, Daniel I. Chasman, Alex P. Reiner, Marylyn D. Ritchie, Leslie A. Lange, Alex J. Cornish, Sara E. Dobbins, Kari Hemminki, Ben Kinnersley, Marc Sanson, Karim Labreche, Matthias Simon, Melissa Bondy, Philip Law, Helen Speedy, James Allan, Ni Li, Molly Went, Niels Weinhold, Gareth Morgan, Pieter Sonneveld, Björn Nilsson, Hartmut Goldschmidt, Amit Sud, Andreas Engert, Markus Hansson, Harry Hemingway, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Riyaz S. Patel, Brendan J. Keating, Naveed Sattar, Richard Houlston, Juan P. Casas, Aroon D. Hingorani, Lifelines Cohort authors, the ICBP Consortium, the METASTROKE Consortium of the ISGC

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and associated anthropometric and lifestyle predictors of hypertension among adults in Kombolcha town and suburbs, Northeast Ethiopia: a community-based cross-sectional study

Biniem Hassen, Hassen Mamo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Creating and disseminating a home-based cardiac rehabilitation program: experience from the Veterans Health Administration

Bonnie J. Wakefield, Kariann Drwal, Monica Paez, Sara Grover, Carrie Franciscus, Heather Schacht Reisinger, Peter J. Kaboli, Ramzi El Accaoui

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Determinants of suboptimal long-term secondary prevention of acute myocardial infarction: the structural interview method and physical examinations

Maria Sakalaki, Salim Barywani, Annika Rosengren, Lena Björck, Michael Fu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Neck circumference as an indicator of elevated blood pressure independent from body composition: implications from the China nation health survey (CNHS)

Huijing He, Li Pan, Feng Liu, Jingang Ma, Li Wang, Zhiping Hu, Yajun Li, Guangliang Shan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of left ventricular diastolic dysfunction by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging in thalassemia major patients with normal left ventricular systolic function

Benjaporn Chinprateep, Nithima Ratanasit, Yodying Kaolawanich, Khemajira Karaketklang, Pairash Saiviroonporn, Vip Viprakasit, Rungroj Krittayaphong

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between abnormal myocardial scintigraphy findings and long-term outcomes for elderly patients 85 years or older: a retrospective cohort study

Takao Kato, Mitsumasa Okano, Yoshizumi Haruna, Moriaki Inoko

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case report: a giant cardiac atypical lipoma associated with pericardium and right atrium

Xin Wang, Xiaona Yu, Weidong Ren, Dongyu Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between circulating 25-hydroxyvitamin D and cardiovascular diseases: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies

Fatemeh Gholami, Ghobad Moradi, Bushra Zareei, Mohammad Aziz Rasouli, Bahram Nikkhoo, Daem Roshani, Ebrahim Ghaderi

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Early continuous ultrafiltration in Chinese patients with congestive heart failure (EUC-CHF): study protocol for an open-label registry-based prospective clinical trial

Ying Yang, Chao Shen, Jiangting Lu, Fen Xu, Jinshan Tong, Jiangfen Jiang, Guosheng Fu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The dating of thrombus organization in cases of pulmonary embolism: an autopsy study

Gelsomina Mansueto, Dario Costa, Emanuele Capasso, Federica Varavallo, Giuseppina Brunitto, Rosanna Caserta, Salvatore Esposito, Massimo Niola, Celestino Sardu, Raffaele Marfella, Claudio Napoli, Mariano Paternoster

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Predictors of one-year outcomes in chronic heart failure: the portrait of a middle income country

Luciana Gioli-Pereira, Fabiana G. Marcondes-Braga, Sabrina Bernardez-Pereira, Fernando Bacal, Fábio Fernandes, Alfredo J. Mansur, Alexandre C. Pereira, José E. Krieger

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Hospital mortality in acute coronary syndrome: adjustment of GRACE score by D-dimer enables a more accurate prediction in a prospective cohort study

Tongtong Yu, Yundi Jiao, Jia Song, Dongxu He, Jiake Wu, Zhijun Sun, Zhaoqing Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Incidence and risk factors for recurrent cardiovascular disease in middle-eastern adults: a retrospective study

Romona D. Govender, Saif Al-Shamsi, Elpidoforos S. Soteriades, Dybesh Regmi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Investigating the physiology of normothermic ex vivo heart perfusion in an isolated slaughterhouse porcine model used for device testing and training

Benjamin Kappler, Carlos A. Ledezma, Sjoerd van Tuijl, Veronique Meijborg, Bastiaan J. Boukens, Bülent Ergin, P. J. Tan, Marco Stijnen, Can Ince, Vanessa Díaz-Zuccarini, Bas A. J. M. de Mol

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Dynamic predictive accuracy of electrocardiographic biomarkers of sudden cardiac death within a survival framework: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study

Erick A. Perez-Alday, Aron Bender, David German, Srini V. Mukundan, Christopher Hamilton, Jason A. Thomas, Yin Li-Pershing, Larisa G. Tereshchenko

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

To what extent is multi-morbidity associated with new onset depression in patients attending cardiac rehabilitation?

Serdar Sever, Patrick Doherty, Alexander Stephen Harrison, Su Golder

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Value of dual Doppler echocardiography for prediction of atrial fibrillation recurrence after radiofrequency catheter ablation

Fengjiao Chen, Qinliang Sun, Hairu Li, Shaohui Qu, Weidong Yu, Shuangquan Jiang, Jiawei Tian

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Elevated blood pressure level based on 2017 ACC/AHA guideline in relation to stroke risk in rural areas of Liaoning province

Yanxia Xie, Mingfeng Ma, Zhao Li, Xiaofan Guo, Guozhe Sun, Zhaoqing Sun, Jia Zheng, Yingxian Sun, Liqiang Zheng

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Harnessing technology and molecular analysis to understand the development of cardiovascular diseases in Asia: a prospective cohort study (SingHEART)

Jonathan Yap, Weng Khong Lim, Anders Sahlén, Calvin Woon-Loong Chin, Kenneth Michael Yun-Chi Chew, Sonia Davila, John Allen, Vera Goh, Swee Yaw Tan, Patrick Tan, Carolyn S. P. Lam, Stuart Alexander Cook, Khung Keong Yeo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does depressed persons with non-cardiovascular morbidity have a higher risk of CVD? A population-based cohort study in Sweden

Aysha Almas, Jette Moller, Romaina Iqbal, Andreas Lundin, Yvonne Forsell

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Comparison of transesophageal echocardiography findings after different anticoagulation strategies in patients with atrial fibrillation: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jian Yang, Xuan Zhang, Xi-ying Wang, Chi Zhang, Song-zan Chen, Shen-Jiang Hu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association and impact of hypertension defined using the 2017 AHA/ACC guidelines on the risk of atrial fibrillation in The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study

Anas Rattani, J’Neka S. Claxton, Mohammed K. Ali, Lin Y. Chen, Elsayed Z. Soliman, Alonso Alvaro

01.12.2019 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Correction to: Long-term effectiveness and safety of self-management of oral anticoagulants in real-world settings

Bárbara Menéndez-Jándula, José Antonio García-Erce, Clara Zazo, Luis Larrad-Mur

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Does pre-angiography Total ST-segment resolution reliably predict spontaneous reperfusion of the infarct-related artery in patients with acute myocardial infarction?

Zongsheng Guo, Xinchun Yang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Identification and functional analysis of genetic variants in TBX5 gene promoter in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Shuai Wang, Jie Zhang, Xiaohui He, Yexin Zhang, Jing Chen, Qiang Su, Shuchao Pang, Shufang Zhang, Yinghua Cui, Bo Yan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Perioperative poor grip strength recovery is associated with 30-day complication rate after cardiac surgery discharge in middle-aged and older adults - a prospective observational study

Liyuan Fu, Yuanyuan Zhang, Bohan Shao, Xiangjing Liu, Bo Yuan, Zhengqing Wang, Tienan Chen, Zhigang Liu, Xiaocheng Liu, Qi Guo

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Towards standardized postprocessing of global longitudinal strain by feature tracking – OptiStrain CMR-FT study

Robert Heinke, Faraz Pathan, Melanie Le, Tommaso D’Angelo, Lea Winau, Christophe Arendt, Thomas J. Vogl, Andreas Zeiher, Eike Nagel, Valentina O. Puntmann

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk factors among high-risk individuals attending the general practice at king Abdulaziz University hospital: a cross-sectional study

Ranya A. Ghamri, Nada S. Alzahrani, Amal M. Alharthi, Hana J. Gadah, Bayan G. Badoghaish, Azzah A. Alzahrani

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The association between carotid intima-media thickness and new-onset hypertension in a Chinese community-based population

Long Zhang, Fangfang Fan, Litong Qi, Jia Jia, Ying Yang, Jianping Li, Yan Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between elevated blood glucose level and non-valvular atrial fibrillation: a report from the Guangzhou heart study

Lu Fu, Hai Deng, Wei-dong Lin, Shang-fei He, Fang-zhou Liu, Yang Liu, Xian-zhang Zhan, Xian-hong Fang, Hong-tao Liao, Wei Wei, Zi-li Liao, Li-hong Tang, Zu-yi Fu, Mu-rui Zheng, Shu-lin Wu, Yu-mei Xue

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Rationale and design of the Henan ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) registry: a regional STEMI project in predominantly rural central China

You Zhang, Shan Wang, Shuyan Yang, Shanshan Yin, Qianqian Cheng, Muwei Li, Datun Qi, Xianpei Wang, Zhongyu Zhu, Luosha Zhao, Dayi Hu, Chuanyu Gao

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The role of OX40L and ICAM-1 in the stability of coronary atherosclerotic plaques and their relationship with sudden coronary death

Yu Wang, Xiaoyu Sun, Bing Xia, Cuiyun Le, Zhu Li, Jie Wang, Jiang Huang, Jiawen Wang, Changwu Wan

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

An application of RASER technique in the treatment of chronic total occlusion accompanied with stent fracture in right coronary artery: a case report

Yajun Xue, Boda Zhou, Weimin Wang, Guobin Miao, Ou Zhang, Jie Zhou, Yu Geng, Yanlong Zhai, Chunhui Ren, Ping Zhang

01.12.2019 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Effectiveness of eHealth cardiac rehabilitation on health outcomes of coronary heart disease patients: a randomized controlled trial protocol

Jing Jing Su, Doris Sau Fung Yu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Factors associated with the rates of coronary artery bypass graft and percutaneous coronary intervention

Agnus M. Kim, Jong Heon Park, Seongcheol Cho, Sungchan Kang, Tae Ho Yoon, Yoon Kim

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence and risk factors of prolonged corrected QT interval in general Chinese population

Qun Ma, Zhao Li, Xiaofan Guo, Liang Guo, Shasha Yu, Hongmei Yang, Lu Zou, Liqiang Zheng, Guowei Pan, Yonghong Zhang, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Associations of maternal upper respiratory tract infection/influenza during early pregnancy with congenital heart disease in offspring: evidence from a case-control study and meta-analysis

Y. Q. Xia, K. N. Zhao, A. D. Zhao, J. Z. Zhu, H. F. Hong, Y. L. Wang, S. H. Li

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Glycemic control is associated with atrial structural remodeling in patients with type 2 diabetes

Qing Wang, Jing Wang, Pei Wang, Liaoyuan Wang, Lanting Jia, Xinyu Ling, Wang Xi, Jie Min, Hua Shen, Jian Xiao, Jinxiang Yuan, Zhinong Wang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Apolipoprotein M and sphingosine-1-phosphate complex alleviates TNF-α-induced endothelial cell injury and inflammation through PI3K/AKT signaling pathway

Yang Liu, Li Tie

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association of household secondhand smoke exposure and mortality risk in patients with heart failure

Xin He, Jingjing Zhao, Jiangui He, Yugang Dong, Chen Liu

01.12.2019 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Time to shape up – assessment and reporting standards for data quality in clinical research using echocardiographic imaging techniques require improvement

Kai O. Hensel

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Serum amyloid a protein as a potential biomarker in predicting acute onset and association with in-hospital death in acute aortic dissection

Yuchen He, Changcheng Ma, Jia Xing, Shiyue Wang, Chao Ji, Yanshuo Han, Jian Zhang

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Thromboembolic risks associated with paroxysmal and persistent atrial fibrillation in Asian patients: a report from the Chinese atrial fibrillation registry

Ying Wang, Chang-Sheng Ma, Xin Du, Liu He, Jie Li, Guo-Hong Wang, Dan Wen, Jian-Zeng Dong, Jian-Hong Pan, Gregory Y. H. Lip

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Prevalence of abdominal aortic aneurysm and associated lower extremity artery aneurysm in men hospitalized for suspected or known cardiopulmonary disease

Anna Hohneck, Michael Keese, Gerhard Ruemenapf, Klaus Amendt, Hannelore Muertz, Katharina Janda, Ibrahim Akin, Martin Borggrefe, Martin Sigl

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Complete versus simplified Selvester QRS score for infarct severity assessment in ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Christina Tiller, Martin Reindl, Sebastian Johannes Reinstadler, Magdalena Holzknecht, Michael Schreinlechner, Alexander Peherstorfer, Nicolas Hein, Ivan Lechner, Agnes Mayr, Gert Klug, Bernhard Metzler

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Isolated metastasis of hepatocellular carcinoma in the right ventricle

Xin-tong Zhang, Ying Li, Si-hua Ren, Wei-dong Ren, Guang Song, Yang-jie Xiao, Fei-fei Sun, Lu Sun, Xiang-hong Yang, Xue-ying Tan

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Cardiac self-efficacy and quality of life in patients with coronary heart disease: a cross-sectional study from Palestine

Aya Barham, Reem Ibraheem, Sa’ed H. Zyoud

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Spectrum of heart diseases in children presenting to a paediatric cardiac echocardiography clinic in the Lake Zone of Tanzania: a 7 years overview

Antke Zuechner, Tumaini Mhada, Naizihijwa G. Majani, Godwin G. Sharau, William Mahalu, Matthias W. Freund

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

The prognostic value of postoperative blood glucose in non-diabetic patients with rheumatic heart disease

Wan-zi Hong, Yu Wang, Hongjiao Yu, Xue-biao Wei, Danqing Yu, Chun-xiang Zhang, Ning Tan, Lei Jiang

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Case reports of a c.475G>T, p.E159* lamin A/C mutation with a family history of conduction disorder, dilated cardiomyopathy and sudden cardiac death

Tetsuro Yokokawa, Shohei Ichimura, Naoko Hijioka, Takashi Kaneshiro, Akiomi Yoshihisa, Hiroyuki Kunii, Kazuhiko Nakazato, Takafumi Ishida, Osamu Suzuki, Seiko Ohno, Takeshi Aiba, Hiroshi Ohtani, Yasuchika Takeishi

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A novel individualized strategy for cryoballoon catheter ablation in patients with paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Jun Ding, Jing Xu, Wei Ma, Bingwei Chen, Peigen Yang, Yu Qi, Shan Sun, Aijuan Cheng

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Intravascular ultrasound findings and stent implantation for a patient with coronary spastic angina at site of progressive atherosclerotic plaque and responded poorly to medical treatment: a case report

Haoran Wang, Geng Peng, Yancai Dong, Dongliang Liu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Glycated hemoglobin predicts coronary artery disease in non-diabetic adults

Mohammed Ewid, Hossam Sherif, Syed Muhammad Baqui Billah, Nazmus Saquib, Wael AlEnazy, Omer Ragab, Saed Enabi, Tawfik Rajab, Zaki Awad, Rami Abazid

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Another Whipple’s triad? Pericardial, myocardial and valvular disease in an unusual case presentation from a Canadian perspective

Christina S. Thornton, Yinong Wang, Martin Köebel, Kathryn Bernard, Tamara Burdz, Andrew Maitland, Jose G. Ferraz, Paul L. Beck, Andre Ferland

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Sex differences in 10-year ischemic cardiovascular disease risk prediction in Chinese patients with prediabetes and type 2 diabetes

Lihong Yang, Anne F. Fish, Yuanyuan Zhu, Xiaodan Yuan, Jianing Li, Xiaoyun Wang, Li Yuan, Zhumin Jia, Chao Liu, Yunchen Xu, Qingqing Lou

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

A case report of a 40-year-old woman with endomyocardial fibrosis in a non-tropical area: from initial presentation to high urgent heart transplantation

Gernot Wagner, Markus Haumer, Gerhard Poelzl, Dominik Wiedemann, Andreas Kliegel, Robert Ullrich, Gerald Gartlehner, Andreas Zuckermann, Ludwig Müller, Harald Mayr, Deddo Moertl

01.12.2019 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

First-degree relatives with similar phenotypic characterisation of acute myocardial infarction: a case report and review of the literature

Yi-Dan Hao, Bright Eric Ohene, Shi-Wei Yang, Yu-Jie Zhou

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Bisoprolol transdermal patch for perioperative care of non-cardiac surgery in patients with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

Yoichi Imori, Hitoshi Takano, Hiroshi Mase, Junya Matsuda, Hideto Sangen, Yuki Izumi, Yukichi Tokita, Takeshi Yamamoto, Wataru Shimizu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Ticagrelor and clopidogrel suppress NF-κB signaling pathway to alleviate LPS-induced dysfunction in vein endothelial cells

Zhuyin Jia, Yiwei Huang, Xiaojun Ji, Jiaju Sun, Guosheng Fu

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Evaluation of alterations in serum immunoglobulin concentrations in components of metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and dyslipidemia

Dee Lin, Mary Barna Bridgeman, Luigi Brunetti

01.12.2019 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2019 Open Access

Association between chymase gene polymorphisms and atrial fibrillation in Chinese Han population

Dongchen Zhou, Yuewei Chen, Jiaxin Wu, Jiabo Shen, Yushan Shang, Liangrong Zheng, Xudong Xie

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