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BMC Cardiovascular Disorders

BMC Cardiovascular Disorders 1/2020

Ausgabe 1/2020

Inhaltsverzeichnis ( 489 Artikel )

01.12.2020 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Advances in transcatheter mitral and tricuspid therapies

Pavel Overtchouk, Nicolo Piazza, Juan Granada, Osama Soliman, Bernard Prendergast, Thomas Modine

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Total iron binding capacity (TIBC) is a potential biomarker of left ventricular remodelling for patients with iron deficiency anaemia

Yan Chen, Jing Wan, Haidan Xia, Ya Li, Yufeng Xu, Haiyan Lin, Hassah Iftikhar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Progression of endothelial dysfunction, atherosclerosis, and arterial stiffness in stable kidney transplant patients: a pilot study

Joey Junarta, Nina Hojs, Robin Ramphul, Racquel Lowe-Jones, Juan C. Kaski, Debasish Banerjee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of guideline-recommended versus non-guideline-recommended β-blocker and Doppler echocardiographic parameters on 1-year mortality in Thai ischemic cardiomyopathy patients: A prospective multicenter registry

Nattawut Wongpraparut, Sarawut Siwamogsatham, Tomorn Thongsri, Pornchai Ngamjanyaporn, Arintaya Phrommintikul, Kompoj Jirajarus, Tarinee Tangcharoen, Kid Bhumimuang, Pinij Kaewsuwanna, Rungroj Krittayaphong, Rungtiwa Pongakasira, Harvey D. White

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Layer-specific speckle tracking analysis of left ventricular systolic function and synchrony in maintenance hemodialysis patients

Chang Liu, Zi-Ning Yan, Li Fan, Jun Huang, Dan Shen, Xiang-Ting Song

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

RETRACTED ARTICLE: Prognostic value of heart failure in hemodialysis-dependent end-stage renal disease patients with myocardial fibrosis quantification by extracellular volume on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Hua-yan Xu, Zhi-gang Yang, Yi Zhang, Wan-lin Peng, Chun-chao Xia, Zhen-lin Li, Yong He, Rong Xu, Li Rao, Ying Peng, Yu-ming Li, Hong-ling Gao, Ying-kun Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of liver damage on blood-borne variables and pulmonary hemodynamic responses to hypoxia and hyperoxia in anesthetized rats

Ali Sepehrinezhad, Amirreza Dehghanian, Ali Rafati, Farzaneh Ketabchi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Painless retrograde type A aortic dissection followed conservative treatment of type B aortic dissection: a case report

Yongle Ruan, Zhiwei Wang, Zhiyong Wu, Wei Ren, Zongli Ren, Anfeng Yu, Mohamed Rahouma

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Myocardial injury and pericarditis after combined left atrial and coronary sinus ablation in Wolff–Parkinson–White syndrome: a case report

Mei-fang Zheng, Zhen Wang, Zheng-yu Bao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Complication during transportation and 30 days mortality of patients with acute coronary syndrome

Michał Czapla, Dorota Zyśko, Tom Quinn, Piotr Karniej

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Reversal of stage 5 chronic kidney disease by aortic valve replacement in kidney transplant recipient: a case report

E. Hryniewiecka, T. Hryniewiecki, J. Różański, T. Pilecki, R. Zagożdżon, T. Orłowski, M. Gołębiowski, L. Pączek, K. Mucha, B. Foroncewicz

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Diagnostic and predictive value of speckle tracking echocardiography in cardiac sarcoidosis

Cristina Di Stefano, Giulia Bruno, Maria C. Arciniegas Calle, Gayatri A. Acharya, Lynn M. Fussner, Patompong Ungprasert, Leslie T. Cooper Jr, Lori A. Blauwet, Jay H. Ryu, Patricia A. Pellikka, Eva M. Carmona Porquera, Hector R. Villarraga

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Current status and factors influencing oral anticoagulant therapy among patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation in Jiangsu province, China: a multi-center, cross-sectional study

Ting Liu, Hui-li Yang, Lan Gu, Jie Hui, Ojo Omorogieva, Meng-xiao Ren, Xiao-hua Wang

01.12.2020 | Correspondence | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potential impacts of a novel integrated extracorporeal-CPR workflow using an interventional radiology and immediate whole-body computed tomography system in the emergency department

Kei Hayashida, Takahiro Kinoshita, Kazuma Yamakawa, Santiago J. Miyara, Lance B. Becker, Satoshi Fujimi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

In-stent restenosis and longitudinal stent deformation: a case report

Daoyuan Si, Yaliang Tong, Bo Yu, Yuquan He, Guohui Liu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Infectious pseudo-aneurysm of the left ventricle: a case report and a review of the literature

Amadu E. Juliana, Kevin H. van ’t Kruys, Pieter G. Voigt, Nico A. Blom

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anticoagulant and anti-thrombotic therapy in acute type B aortic dissection: when real-life scenarios face the shadows of the evidence-based medicine

Pier Paolo Bocchino, Ovidio De Filippo, Francesco Piroli, Paolo Scacciatella, Massimo Imazio, Fabrizio D’Ascenzo, Gaetano Maria De Ferrari

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A case report of sinoatrial arrest caused by temporal lobe epilepsy in subclinical glioblastoma

Jörg Reifart, Marlene Tschernatsch, Christian W. Hamm, Johannes Sperzel, Andreas Hain

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Influencing factors of vascular endothelial function in patients with non-obstructive coronary atherosclerosis: a 1-year observational study

Yin-Ping Li, Zhen-Xing Fan, Jing Gao, Xi-Peng Sun, Guo-Hua Zhu, Ying-Hua Zhang, Jin Si, Xue-Bing Zuo, Zhi Liu, Qi Hua, Jing Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Alterations in gut microbiota of abdominal aortic aneurysm mice

Jiahe Xie, Weiling Lu, Lintao Zhong, Yuhua Hu, Qingrui Li, Rongming Ding, Zhonggao Zhong, Ziyou Liu, Hai Xiao, Dongming Xie, Guofu Zheng, Bo Ye, Yiming Zhong, Zuheng Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dissecting myocardial mechanics in patients with severe aortic stenosis: 2-dimensional vs 3-dimensional-speckle tracking echocardiography

Xiaojun Bi, Darwin F. Yeung, Husam M. Salah, Maria C. Arciniegas Calle, Jeremy J. Thaden, Lara F. Nhola, Hartzell V. Schaff, Sorin V. Pislaru, Patricia A. Pellikka, Alberto Pochettino, Kevin L. Greason, Vuyisile T. Nkomo, Hector R. Villarraga

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of the effects of lanthanum carbonate and calcium carbonate on the progression of cardiac valvular calcification after initiation of hemodialysis

Kentaro Watanabe, Hideki Fujii, Keiji Kono, Shunsuke Goto, Shinichi Nishi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Associations between circulating resistin concentrations and left ventricular mass are not accounted for by effects on aortic stiffness or renal dysfunction

Glenda Norman, Gavin R. Norton, Vernice Peterson, Monica Gomes, Carlos D. Libhaber, Pinhas Sareli, Angela J. Woodiwiss

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of glycemic control status on patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention

Yan Li, Xiaowen Li, Yinhua Zhang, Leimin Zhang, Qingqing Wu, Zhaorun Bai, Jin Si, Xuebing Zuo, Ning Shi, Jing Li, Xi Chu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aberrant right coronary artery in a grown up congenital cardiac patient, successfully treated 46 years earlier with a double Starr-Edwards silastic ball valve replacement: a case report

Andrea Ponsiglione, Gianrico Spagnuolo, Gabriella Spagnuolo, Arnaldo Stanzione, Carmela Nappi, Serena Dell’Aversana, Antonio Spagnuolo, Alberto Cuocolo, Massimo Imbriaco

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Systematic review and meta-analysis of the prognostic impact of cancer among patients with acute coronary syndrome and/or percutaneous coronary intervention

Vincent Roule, Laurine Verdier, Katrien Blanchart, Pierre Ardouin, Adrien Lemaitre, Mathieu Bignon, Rémi Sabatier, Joachim Alexandre, Farzin Beygui

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Optimal duration of Vitamin K antagonists anticoagulant therapy after venous thromboembolism: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Wei Wang, Yang Su, Chunyan Wu, Yuxi Sun, Neng Dai, Wei Chen, Jie Zhang, Yawei Xu, Ralph G. Brindis, Dachun Xu, Jue Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characteristics and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving direct oral anticoagulants in off-label doses

Alexandros Briasoulis, Yubo Gao, Chakradhari Inampudi, Paulino Alvarez, Rabea Asleh, Elizabeth Chrischilles, Enrique C. Leira, Mary Vaughan-Sarrazin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Bioinformatic analysis of peripheral blood miRNA of breast cancer patients in relation with anthracycline cardiotoxicity

Wang Yadi, Chen Shurui, Zhang Tong, Chen Suxian, Tong Qing, He Dongning

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Hyperhomocysteinemia accompany with metabolic syndrome increase the risk of left ventricular hypertrophy in rural Chinese

Shasha Yu, Yintao Chen, Hongmei Yang, Xiaofan Guo, Liqiang Zheng, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Selenium, copper, zinc and hypertension: an analysis of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2011–2016)

Mrigendra M. Bastola, Craig Locatis, Richard Maisiak, Paul Fontelo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The my experience of taking medicines (MYMEDS) questionnaire for assessing medicines adherence barriers in post-myocardial infarction patients: development and utility

Rani Khatib, Nasrin Patel, Alistair S. Hall

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Higher incidence of perivalvular abscess determines perioperative clinical outcome in patients undergoing surgery for prosthetic valve endocarditis

Carolyn Weber, Parwis B. Rahmanian, Melanie Nitsche, Asmae Gassa, Kaveh Eghbalzadeh, Stefanie Hamacher, Julia Merkle, Antje-Christin Deppe, Anton Sabashnikov, Elmar W. Kuhn, Oliver J. Liakopoulos, Thorsten Wahlers

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Zero-fluoroscopy approach for ablation of supraventricular tachycardia using the Ensite NavX system: a multicenter experience

Guangzhi Chen, Yan Wang, Riccardo Proietti, Xunzhang Wang, Feifan Ouyang, Chang Sheng Ma, Rong Hui Yu, Chunxia Zhao, Kezhong Ma, Jie Qiu, Qigong Liu, Dao Wen Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relationship between fluoroquinolones and the risk of aortic diseases: a meta-analysis of observational studies

Xiao-ce Dai, Xin-xin Yang, Lan Ma, Guan-min Tang, Yan-yun Pan, Hui-lin Hu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Metformin improves lipid metabolism and reverses the Warburg effect in a canine model of chronic atrial fibrillation

Yaozhong Liu, Fan Bai, Na Liu, Baojian Zhang, Fen Qin, Tao Tu, Biao Li, Jiayi Li, Yingxu Ma, Feifan Ouyang, Qiming Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sex differences in the evolution of left ventricle remodeling in rats with severe volume overload

Elisabeth Walsh-Wilkinson, Marie-Claude Drolet, Marie Arsenault, Jacques Couet

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Elevated antistreptolysin O titer is closely related to cardiac mitral insufficiency in untreated patients with Takayasu arteritis

Lili Pan, Juan Du, Junming Zhu, Zhiyu Qiao, Yanlong Ren, Xinsheng Huang, Shichao Guo, Na Gao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Persistent unexplained chest pain and dyspnea in a patient with coronary artery disease: a case report

Sameh K. Mobarek

01.12.2020 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Systematic review on left atrial appendage closure with the LAmbre device in patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation

Muhammad Ali, Angelos G. Rigopoulos, Mammad Mammadov, Abdelrahman Torky, Andrea Auer, Marios Matiakis, Elena Abate, Constantinos Bakogiannis, Stergios Tzikas, Boris Bigalke, Daniel Sedding, Michel Noutsias

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Up-regulating autophagy by targeting the mTOR-4EBP1 pathway: a possible mechanism for improving cardiac function in mice with experimental dilated cardiomyopathy

Bo Jin, Haiming Shi, Jun Zhu, Bangwei Wu, Quzhen Geshang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dietary quality indices modifies the effects of melanocortin-4 receptor (MC4R) rs17782313 polymorphism on cardio-metabolic risk factors and hypothalamic hormones in obese adults

Mahdieh Khodarahmi, Houman Kahroba, Mohammad Asghari Jafarabadi, Mehran Mesgari-Abbasi, Mahdieh Abbasalizad Farhangi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Non-diagnostic autopsy findings in sudden unexplained death victims

Puriya Daniel Yazdanfard, Alex Hørby Christensen, Jacob Tfelt-Hansen, Henning Bundgaard, Bo Gregers Winkel

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The Tyrolean early vascular ageing-study (EVA-Tyrol): study protocol for a non-randomized controlled trial

Effect of a cardiovascular health promotion program in youth, a prospective cohort study
Benoît Bernar, Nina Gande, Katharina A. Stock, Anna Staudt, Raimund Pechlaner, Ralf Geiger, Andrea Griesmacher, Stefan Kiechl, Michael Knoflach, Ursula Kiechl-Kohlendorfer, for the Early Vascular Aging (EVA) Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Activating the interleukin-6-Gp130-STAT3 pathway ameliorates ventricular electrical stability in myocardial infarction rats by modulating neurotransmitters in the paraventricular nucleus

Meng Gao, Dechun Yin, Jugang Chen, Xiufen Qu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Preventable clinical and psychosocial factors predicted two out of three recurrent cardiovascular events in a coronary population

E. Sverre, K. Peersen, H. Weedon-Fekjær, J. Perk, E. Gjertsen, E. Husebye, L. Gullestad, T. Dammen, J. E. Otterstad, J. Munkhaugen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

One-year results of drug-coated balloons for long and occlusive Femoropopliteal artery disease: a single-arm trial

Zhichao Lai, Xin Zhang, Jiang Shao, Kang Li, Lijing Fang, Leyin Xu, Xiaoxi Yu, Jingjing Wang, Xiu Liu, Jinsong Lei, Bao Liu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy complicated by cardiac tamponade due to non-hemorrhagic pericardial effusion: a case report

Yuta Nagamori, Takuto Hamaoka, Hisayoshi Murai, Shinichiro Takashima, Takeshi Kato, Soichiro Usui, Kenji Sakata, Hiroshi Furusho, Masaaki Kawashiri, Masayuki Takamura

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of morphometry and ventricular function of healthy and smoking young people

Ana Natália Ribeiro Batista, Thais Garcia, Estefânia Aparecida Thomé Franco, Paula Schmidt Azevedo, Mauricio Fregonesi Barbosa, Leonardo Antonio Mamede Zornoff, Marcos Ferreira Minicucci, Sergio Alberto Rupp de Paiva, José William Zucchi, Irma de Godoy, Suzana Erico Tanni

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Treatment adherence and blood pressure outcome among hypertensive out-patients in two tertiary hospitals in Sokoto, Northwestern Nigeria

Rasaq Adisa, Olumide Ayodeji Ilesanmi, Titilayo Oyelola Fakeye

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Simultaneous pacing from two branches of coronary sinus in a patient with prosthetic tricuspid valve and complete heart block

Mustafa Yolcu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Circular RNA expression profile and its potential regulative role in human abdominal aortic aneurysm

Min Zhou, Zhenyu Shi, Liang Cai, Xu Li, Yong Ding, Tianchen Xie, Weiguo Fu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Longitudinal study of the relationship between patients’ medication adherence and quality of life outcomes and illness perceptions and beliefs about cardiac rehabilitation

Patricia Thomson, Gordon F. Rushworth, Federico Andreis, Neil J. Angus, Andrea R. Mohan, Stephen J. Leslie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognostic value of plasma von Willebrand factor levels in major adverse cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Mengge Fan, Xia Wang, Xun Peng, Shuo Feng, Junyu Zhao, Lin Liao, Yong Zhang, Yinglong Hou, Ju Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of high-risk coronary plaques in patients with and without metabolic syndrome and the relationship with prognosis

Xu Yang, Wei Luo, Shan Han, Lei Zha, Jing Zhang, Xiaowei Li, Hui Zhao, Shuo Liang, Ru Zhao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Next-generation sequencing identified novel Desmoplakin frame-shift variant in patients with Arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy

Xiaoping Lin, Yuankun Ma, Zhejun Cai, Qiyuan Wang, Lihua Wang, Zhaoxia Huo, Dan Hu, Jian’an Wang, Meixiang Xiang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of preconditioning with high-intensity training on tissue levels of G-CSF, its receptor and C-kit after an acute myocardial infarction in male rats

Reza Ghanimati, Hamid Rajabi, Fatemeh Ramezani, Maral Ramez, Mohsen Bapiran, Farinaz Nasirinezhad

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between cumulative social risk, particulate matter environmental pollutant exposure, and cardiovascular disease risk

Ann Canterbury, Justin B. Echouffo-Tcheugui, Daniel Shpilsky, Aryan Aiyer, Steven E. Reis, Sebhat Erqou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Body fat percentage and CRP correlates with a composite score of vascular risk markers in healthy, young adults - The Lifestyle, Biomarkers, and Atherosclerosis (LBA) study

Paul Pettersson-Pablo, Yang Cao, Torbjörn Bäckström, Torbjörn K. Nilsson, Anita Hurtig-Wennlöf

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Recurrent epileptic seizures following cardiac catheterization with iodixanol: a case report

Pingping Lei, Weiping He, Quan Shi, Meiying Sun, Zhigang Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Tanshinone IIA prevents platelet activation and down-regulates CD36 and MKK4/JNK2 signaling pathway

Hua Wang, Lin Zhong, Shaohua Mi, Nianpeng Song, Wei Zhang, Ming Zhong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Whole grain food diet slightly reduces cardiovascular risks in obese/overweight adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Weihao Wang, Jianan Li, Xiaoxi Chen, Miao Yu, Qi Pan, Lixin Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A comparison between drug-eluting stent implantation and drug-coated balloon angioplasty in patients with left main bifurcation in-stent restenotic lesions

Hyungdon Kook, Hyung Joon Joo, Jae Hyoung Park, Soon Jun Hong, Cheol Woong Yu, Do-Sun Lim

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Acute rupture of a sinus of Valsalva aneurysm into the right atrium: a case report and a narrative review

Ata Doost, Julie-Ann Craig, Siang Yong Soh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor attenuates myocardial remodeling and ventricular arrhythmia susceptibility via the JAK2-STAT3 pathway in a rabbit model of coronary microembolization

Weiwei Wang, Shuhua Ye, Lutao Zhang, Qiong Jiang, Jianhua Chen, Xuehai Chen, Feilong Zhang, Hangzhou Wu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Reccurent thrombus in the gigantic left atrium during effective anticoagulant therapy: case report

Lucia Masarova, Jan Novak, Martin Pesl, Jiri Ondrasek, Jiri Semenka, Eva Simarova, Roman Panovsky

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Community-level socioeconomic inequality in the incidence of ischemic heart disease: a nationwide cohort study

Jun Gyo Gwon, Jimi Choi, Young Jin Han

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Consecutive electrocardiographic changes during percutaneous coronary intervention for acute coronary syndrome with high-grade atrioventricular block: a case report

Hiroyuki Sueyoshi, Yuzo Akita, Yohei Oishi, Yu Mukai, Tomoko Hagino, Kotaro Yutaka, Yumie Matsui, Masahiro Yoshinaga, Masahiro Karakawa, Yasukiyo Mori

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of pulse rate with outcomes in heart failure with reduced ejection fraction: a retrospective cohort study

Katherine E. Kurgansky, Petra Schubert, Rachel Parker, Luc Djousse, Jerome B. Riebman, David R. Gagnon, Jacob Joseph

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Elevated circulating metalloproteinase 7 predicts recurrent cardiovascular events in patients with carotid stenosis: a prospective cohort study

David Moreno-Ajona, Pablo Irimia, José Antonio Rodríguez, María José García-Velloso, Jesús López-Fidalgo, Leopoldo Fernández-Alonso, Lukasz Grochowitz, Roberto Muñoz, Pablo Domínguez, Jaime Gállego-Culleré, Eduardo Martínez-Vila

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictive value of random blood glucose versus fasting blood glucose on in-hospital adverse events in patients with ST-segment elevation acute myocardial infarction

Yuhan Qin, Gaoliang Yan, Yong Qiao, Dong Wang, Erfei Luo, Jiantong Hou, Chengchun Tang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The hypotensive effect of salt substitutes in stage 2 hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Sadegh Jafarnejad, Hamed Mirzaei, Cain C. T. Clark, Mohsen Taghizadeh, Armin Ebrahimzadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

High-dose nitrate therapy recovers the expression of subtypes α1 and β-adrenoceptors and Ang II receptors of the renal cortex in rats with myocardial infarction-induced heart failures

Yubo Peng, Yanfang Li, Mengmeng Chen, Junying Song, Zhili Jiang, Shutian Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Peripheral arterial disease and its correlates in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus in a teaching hospital in northern Nigeria: a cross-sectional study

Orighomisan Freda Agboghoroma, Fatai Momodu Akemokwe, Fabian H. Puepet

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Neutrophil activation and neutrophil derived neutrophil extracellular trap formation in patients with coronary artery ectasia

Yuchao Guo, Ruifeng Liu, Lianfeng Chen, Wei Wu, Shuyang Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intractable mechanical hemolytic anemia complicating mitral valve surgery: a case series study

Jin Wang, Hanlin Zhang, Hongyang Fan, Kang Chen, Yuelun Zhang, Kaicheng Song, Hushan Ao, Chunhua Yu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Acute peripheral pulmonary embolism attributed to autoimmune haemolytic anaemia: a case report

Jing Xu, Liang Wang, Fadong Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The diagonal branches and outcomes in patients with anterior ST- elevation myocardial infarction

Shuning Zhang, Xin Deng, Wenlong Yang, Liping Xia, Kang Yao, Hao Lu, Lei Ge, Li Shen, Aijun Sun, Yunzeng Zou, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of standard and low dose ticagrelor versus clopidogrel in east AsianPatients with chronic total occlusion undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a single center retrospective study

Yong Wang, Hong-wei Zhao, Cheng-fu Wang, Xiao-jiao Zhang, Jie Tao, Chun-sheng Cui, Qing-kun Meng, Yu Zhu, De-feng Luo, Ai-jie Hou, Bo Luan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation of the accuracy of two point-of-care haemoglobin meters used in sub-Saharan African population: a cross-sectional study

Simeon-Pierre Choukem, Colette Sih, Akondu Tontu Ntumsi, Christian Akem Dimala, Yannick Mboue-Djieka, Eveline D. T. Ngouadjeu, Andre-Pascal Kengne

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Different adiposity indices and their associations with hypertension among Chinese population from Jiangxi province

Lihua Hu, Guiping Hu, Xiao Huang, Wei Zhou, Chunjiao You, Juxiang Li, Ping Li, Yanqing Wu, Qinghua Wu, Zengwu Wang, Runlin Gao, Huihui Bao, Xiaoshu Cheng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impaired fasting glucose and major adverse cardiovascular events by hypertension and dyslipidemia status: the Golestan cohort study

Nahid Hashemi Madani, Faramarz Ismail-Beigi, Hossein Poustchi, Mahdi Nalini, Sadaf G. Sepanlou, Mojtaba Malek, Mohammad Amin Abbasi, Alireza Khajavi, Mohammad E. Khamseh, Reza Malekzadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Novel myocardial markers GADD45G and NDUFS5 identified by RNA-sequencing predicts left ventricular reverse remodeling in advanced non-ischemic heart failure: a retrospective cohort study

Togo Iwahana, Sho Okada, Masato Kanda, Motohiko Oshima, Atsushi Iwama, Goro Matsumiya, Yoshio Kobayashi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Recombinant Klotho protein enhances cholesterol efflux of THP-1 macrophage-derived foam cells via suppressing Wnt/β-catenin signaling pathway

Wei Liu, Xiujuan Chen, Min Wu, Lin Li, Jiani Liu, Jing Shi, Tian Hong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Associations between ankle-brachial index, diabetes, and sleep apnea in the Hispanic community health study/study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL) database

Mohammed M. Alshehri, Abdulfattah S. Alqahtani, Aqeel M. Alenazi, Monira Aldhahi, Shaima Alothman, Corey Gray, Bader Alqahtani, Kamlesh Khunti, Patricia Kluding

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Case report: left atrial Myxoma causing elevated C-reactive protein, fatigue and fever, with literature review

Jake Cho, Steven Quach, Justin Reed, Omeni Osian

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Access to reperfusion therapy and mortality outcomes in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction under universal health coverage in Thailand

Chulaporn Limwattananon, Jiraphan Jaratpatthararoj, Jutatip Thungthong, Phumtham Limwattananon, Amnat Kitkhuandee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Features of serum fatty acids in acute ischaemic stroke patients aged 50 years or older

Takahisa Mori, Kazuhiro Yoshioka

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patient-level factors influencing hypertension control in adults in Accra, Ghana

Darlene Esinam Okai, Adom Manu, Emefa Modey Amoah, Amos Laar, Joseph Akamah, Kwasi Torpey

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Heparin-binding protein measurement improves the prediction of myocardial injury-related cardiogenic shock

Tuo Pan, Guang-Feng Long, Cheng Chen, Hai-Tao Zhang, Jun-Xia Wang, Anshu Ahaskar, Hong-Bing Chen, Dong-Jin Wang

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Rationale and design of a prospective, observational study for the QUantitative EStimation of Thrombus burden in patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction using micro-computed tomography: the QUEST-STEMI trial

Efstratios Karagiannidis, Nikolaos V. Konstantinidis, Georgios Sofidis, Evangelia Chatzinikolaou, Georgios Sianos

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of MTHFR C677T and ALDH2 Glu504Lys polymorphism in acute coronary syndrome in a Hakka population in southern China

Jingyuan Hou, Zhixiong Zhong, Qiaoting Deng, Lifang Lin, Xing Zeng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between serum liver enzymes and hypertension: a cross-sectional study in Bangladeshi adults

Sadaqur Rahman, Shiful Islam, Tangigul Haque, Rahanuma Raihanu Kathak, Nurshad Ali

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Uncontrolled hypertension in Ethiopia: a systematic review and meta-analysis of institution-based observational studies

Firehiwot Amare, Bisrat Hagos, Mekonnen Sisay, Bereket Molla

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prasugrel or ticagrelor relative to clopidogrel in triple-antiplatelet treatment combined with glycoprotein IIb/IIIa inhibitor for patients with STEMI undergoing PCI: a meta-analysis

Zhe Wang, Da-Yan Zhou, Yong Su, Liang-Yi Si, Qiang Xu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessing left ventricular systolic function in children with a history of Kawasaki disease

Zhou Lin, Jingjing Zheng, Weiling Chen, Tingting Ding, Wei Yu, Bei Xia

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Plasma levels of matrix metalloproteinase-9 are elevated in individuals with hypertensive crisis

Flavia Mariana Valente, Days Oliveira de Andrade, Luciana Neves Cosenso-Martin, Cláudia Bernardi Cesarino, Sérgio Mussi Guimarães, Victor Beneditti Guimarães, Riccardo Lacchini, José Eduardo Tanus-Santos, Juan Carlos Yugar-Toledo, José Fernando Vilela-Martin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Inhibition of JAK2/STAT3/SOCS3 signaling attenuates atherosclerosis in rabbit

Xilan Yang, Jian Jia, Zhen Yu, Zheng Duanmu, Huiwei He, Sen Chen, Chen Qu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Refractoriness to subcutaneous implantable cardioverter defibrillator after frequent therapies for ventricular fibrillation storms in a Brugada syndrome case

Yasuhisa Nakao, Kazuyoshi Suenari, Kohei Yamashiro, Hiroshi Nakagawa, Nobuo Shiode

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Uncontrolled and apparent treatment resistant hypertension: a cross-sectional study of Russian and Norwegian 40–69 year olds

Jakob Petersen, Sofia Malyutina, Andrey Ryabikov, Anna Kontsevaya, Alexander V. Kudryavtsev, Anne Elise Eggen, Martin McKee, Sarah Cook, Laila A. Hopstock, Henrik Schirmer, David A. Leon

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Giant coronary artery fistula complicated with coronary artery aneurysm and acute myocardial infarction: a case report

Zhuoxuan Yang, Liang Zhang, Jin Gao, Jingang Cui, Jiansong Yuan, Shengwen Liu, Yue Zhou, Shubin Qiao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

6q25.1 (TAB2) microdeletion is a risk factor for hypoplastic left heart: a case report that expands the phenotype

Andrew Cheng, Whitney Neufeld-Kaiser, Peter H. Byers, Yajuan J. Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between anthropometric measures of adiposity and the progression of carotid atherosclerosis

Yume Imahori, Ellisiv B. Mathiesen, Katy E. Morgan, Chris Frost, Alun D. Hughes, Laila A. Hopstock, Stein Harald Johnsen, Nina Emaus, David A. Leon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Research into the intervention effect of folic acid on arsenic-induced heart abnormalities in fetal rats during the periconception period

Lin Na, Bai Q, Zhao Xiumei, Zhuang Lingzi, He Deqin, Zhuang Xuanxuan, Guo Huanhuan, Lin Yuan, Chen Xiujuan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The risk of dyspnea in patients treated with third-generation P2Y12 inhibitors compared with clopidogrel: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Na Zhang, Weisen Xu, Ou Li, Bing Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The important effect of 5-HTTLPR polymorphism on the risk of depression in patients with coronary heart disease: a meta-analysis

Li-Jun Zhang, Xian-Tao Zeng, Ming-Juan Zhao, Dong-Fang He, Jian-Yang Liu, Mei-Yan Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Epicardial adipose tissue is a predictor of ascending aortic dilatation in hypertensive patients, but not paracardial adipose tissue

Onur Argan, Eyup Avci, Tarik Yildirim, Ozgen Safak

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Brachial pulse pressure is associated with the presence and extent of coronary artery disease in stable angina patients: a cross-sectional study

Jin Li, Yangpei Peng, Kangting Ji

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Influence of microcirculation load on FFR in coronary artery stenosis model

Hongzeng Xu, Jing Liu, Donghui Zhou, Yuanzhe Jin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Chinese ASCVD risk equations rather than pooled cohort equations are better to identify macro- and microcirculation abnormalities

Qiaowei Li, Fan Lin, Zhonghai Gao, Feng Huang, Pengli Zhu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A case report of a recurrent early and late Bioresorbable vascular scaffold thrombosis: serial angiography and optical coherence tomography findings

Cheol Hyun Lee, Yun-Kyeong Cho, Hyuck-Jun Yoon, Seung-Ho Hur

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of obstructive sleep apnoea in acute coronary syndrome patients: systematic review and meta-analysis

Michael R. Le Grande, Alison Beauchamp, Andrea Driscoll, Alun C. Jackson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patency of conduits in patients who received internal mammary artery, radial artery and saphenous vein grafts

Alistair Royse, William Pamment, Zulfayandi Pawanis, Sandy Clarke-Errey, David Eccleston, Andrew Ajani, William Wilson, David Canty, Colin Royse

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The omitted symptoms challenge the diagnosis of right atrial myxoma: a case report

Shulun Ma, Qian Xu, Ruizheng Shi, Xin Zhang, Xuliang Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Role of miR-92a-3p, oxidative stress, and p38MAPK/NF-κB pathway in rats with central venous catheter related thrombosis

Xiao Gan, Huihan Zhao, Yan Wei, Qingjuan Jiang, Cui Wen, Yanping Ying

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physicians’ abilities to obtain and interpret focused cardiac ultrasound images from critically ill patients after a 2-day training course

Hongmin Zhang, Wei He, Hui Lian, Xiukai Chen, Xiaoting Wang, Yangong Chao, Dawei Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with smoking cessation in patients with coronary heart disease: a cohort analysis of the German subset of EuroAspire IV survey

D. Goettler, M. Wagner, H. Faller, K. Kotseva, D. Wood, R. Leyh, G. Ertl, W. Karmann, P. U. Heuschmann, S. Störk, on behalf of the German EUROASPIRE IV collaborators

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of thrombus aspiration on microcirculatory resistance and ventricular function in patients with high thrombus burden

Doni Firman, Amir Aziz Alkatiri, Imammurahman Taslim, Surya Buana Wangi, Raymond Pranata

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

10-year risk for cardiovascular diseases using WHO prediction chart: findings from the civil servants in South-western Nigeria

Olaniyan Akintunde Babatunde, Sunday Olakunle Olarewaju, Adeleye Abiodun Adeomi, Joel Olufunminiyi Akande, Adebobola Bashorun, Chukwuma David Umeokonkwo, James Olusegun Bamidele

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A risk factor-based predictive model for new-onset hypertension during pregnancy in Chinese Han women

Yamin Hou, Lin Yun, Lihua Zhang, Jingru Lin, Rui Xu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical utility of genetic testing in the early diagnosis of Danon disease mimicking hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a case report

Valeria Novelli, Antonio Bisignani, Gemma Pelargonio, Guido Primiano, Maria Lucia Narducci, Vincenzo Palmieri, Francesco Danilo Tiziano, Paolo Zeppilli, Serenella Servidei, Filippo Crea, Maurizio Genuardi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessment of successful percutaneous mitral commissurotomy by MRproANP and sCD146

Marc Badoz, Mattia Arrigo, Anne-Claire Mogenet, Malha Sadoune, Nicolas Meneveau, Alexandre Mebazaa, Marie-France Seronde

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Geriatric or cardiac rehabilitation? Predictors of treatment pathways in advanced age patients after transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Sarah Eichler, Heinz Völler, Rona Reibis, Karl Wegscheider, Christian Butter, Axel Harnath, Annett Salzwedel

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Percutaneous coronary intervention in diabetic versus non-diabetic patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting: a propensity score matching study

Xiaolong Ma, Ran Dong, Pengfei Chen, Yichen Zhao, Caiwu Zeng, Meng Xin, Qing Ye, Jiangang Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between the ratio of serum n-3 to n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids and acute coronary syndrome in non-obese patients with coronary risk factor: a multicenter cross-sectional study

Yuji Nishizaki, Kazunori Shimada, Shigemasa Tani, Takayuki Ogawa, Jiro Ando, Masao Takahashi, Masato Yamamoto, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Tetsuro Miyazaki, Katsumi Miyauchi, Ken Nagao, Atsushi Hirayama, Michihiro Yoshimura, Issei Komuro, Ryozo Nagai, Hiroyuki Daida

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Trends and predictors of early ablation for Atrial Fibrillation in a Nationwide population under age 65: a retrospective observational study

Robert N. D’Angelo, Rahul Khanna, Robert W. Yeh, Laura Goldstein, Iftekhar Kalsekar, Stephen Marcello, Patricia Tung, Peter J. Zimetbaum

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The onset of acute type A aortic dissection following recovery of type B intramural haematoma: a case report

Kai Zhang, Song-Bo Dong, Xu-Dong Pan, Li-Zhong Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The COngenital HeARt Disease in adult and Pulmonary Hypertension (COHARD-PH) registry: a descriptive study from single-center hospital registry of adult congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension in Indonesia

Lucia Kris Dinarti, Anggoro Budi Hartopo, Arditya Damar Kusuma, Muhammad Gahan Satwiko, Muhammad Reyhan Hadwiono, Aditya Doni Pradana, Dyah Wulan Anggrahini

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A model to predict unstable carotid plaques in population with high risk of stroke

Junxiong Yin, Chuanyong Yu, Hongxing Liu, Mingyang Du, Feng Sun, Cheng Yu, Lixia Wei, Chongjun Wang, Xiaoshan Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

β-blockers after myocardial infarction and 1-year clinical outcome – a retrospective study

Tora Hagsund, Sven-Erik Olsson, J. Gustav Smith, Bjarne Madsen Hardig, Henrik Wagner

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patient self-management of oral anticoagulation with vitamin K antagonists in everyday practice: clinical outcomes in a single centre cohort after long-term follow-up

M. Corrochano, B. Jiménez, J. Millón, I. Gich, M. Rambla, E. Gil, P. Caparrós, R. Macho, J. C. Souto

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Brief episodes of rapid irregular atrial activity (micro-AF) are a risk marker for atrial fibrillation: a prospective cohort study

Tove Fredriksson, Katrin Kemp Gudmundsdottir, Viveka Frykman, Leif Friberg, Faris Al-Khalili, Johan Engdahl, Emma Svennberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Heart rate n-variability (HRnV) and its application to risk stratification of chest pain patients in the emergency department

Nan Liu, Dagang Guo, Zhi Xiong Koh, Andrew Fu Wah Ho, Feng Xie, Takashi Tagami, Jeffrey Tadashi Sakamoto, Pin Pin Pek, Bibhas Chakraborty, Swee Han Lim, Jack Wei Chieh Tan, Marcus Eng Hock Ong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Genetic forms and pathophysiology of essential arterial hypertension in minor indigenous peoples of Russia

Tatyana Mulerova, Evgenya Uchasova, Michael Ogarkov, Olga Barbarash

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

High plasma levels of pro-inflammatory factors interleukin-17 and interleukin-23 are associated with poor outcome of cardiac-arrest patients: a single center experience

Yu-Gang Zhuang, Yuan-Zhuo Chen, Shu-Qin Zhou, Hu Peng, Yan-Qing Chen, Dong-Jie Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

BioMonitor 2 in-office setting insertion safety and feasibility evaluation with device functionality assessment: results from the prospective cohort BioInsight study

Khaled Awad, Raul Weiss, Asim Yunus, Jon M. Bittrick, Rajasekhar Nekkanti, Mahmoud Houmsse, Toshimasa Okabe, Teagan Adamson, Crystal Miller, Abdul K. Alawwa

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Susceptible gene polymorphism in patients with three-vessel coronary artery disease

Ru Liu, Lei Song, Lin Jiang, Xiaofang Tang, Lianjun Xu, Zhan Gao, Xueyan Zhao, Jingjing Xu, Runlin Gao, Jinqing Yuan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feto-maternal outcomes of hypertensive disorders of pregnancy in Yekatit-12 Teaching Hospital, Addis Ababa: a retrospective study

Mekoya D. Mengistu, Tilahun Kuma

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The interaction between serum uric acid and triglycerides level on blood pressure in middle-aged and elderly individuals in China: result from a large national cohort study

Lin Zhang, Jin-long Li, Lei-lei Guo, Hong Li, Dan Li, Guang Xu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Serum human epididymis protein 4 level as a predictor of clinical worsening in idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension: a pilot study

Qi Jin, Yi Tang, Zhihong Liu, Wenlin Xie, Qin Luo, Zhihui Zhao, Qing Zhao, Zhiwei Huang, Xue Yu, Lu Yan, Changming Xiong, Xinhai Ni, Yinkun Yan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aggravated endothelial endocrine dysfunction and intimal thickening of renal artery in high-fat diet-induced obese pigs following renal denervation

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

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: 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, Chenyun Xu, Qingqing Lou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Circulating metabolite profiles to predict response to cardiac resynchronization therapy

Xue Gong, Zhonghan Sun, Zheyong Huang, Qian Zhou, Ziqing Yu, Xueying Chen, Wenqi Shao, Yan Zheng, Yixiu Liang, Shengmei Qin, Yangang Su, Junbo Ge

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical efficacy, safety and tolerability of Aliskiren Monotherapy (AM): an umbrella review of systematic reviews

Qiyuan Zhao, Jiantong Shen, Jingya Lu, Qi Jiang, Yuanyuan Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Higher blood pressure in elderly hypertensive females, with increased arterial stiffness and blood pressure in females with the Fibrillin-1 2/3 genotype

Ida Åström Malm, Urban Alehagen, Peter Blomstrand, Ulf Dahlström, Rachel De Basso

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Incidence of heart failure among diabetic patients with ischemic heart disease: a cohort study

Senbeta Guteta Abdissa, Wakgari Deressa, Amit J. Shah

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Low dose combined oral contraceptives induced thrombotic anterior wall myocardial infarction: a case report

Alaa Rahhal, Fadi Khir, Mohammad Adam, Amer Aljundi, Mohammed Khalil Mohsen, Jassim Al-Suwaidi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical utility of serum cystatin C for prediction of multi-vessel disease by coronary angiography in type 2 diabetes mellitus patients with normal renal function

Shaoyi Wang, Qiaohui Liu, Fangfang Guo, Xiaocong Zhou, Jie Shi, Qing Xie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Epicardial adipose tissue thickness as a potential predictor of gestational diabetes mellitus: a prospective cohort study

Jing Liu, Guang Song, Tao Meng, Ge Zhao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Diagnosis and prognosis of myocardial infarction in a patient without obstructive coronary artery disease during bronchoscopy: a case study and literature review

Menghuan Li, Yang Liu, Hui Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence and associated factors of undiagnosed atrial fibrillation among end-stage renal disease patients on maintenance haemodialysis: a cross-sectional study

Izzat AlAwwa, Reham Al-Hindi, Nadeen Alfraihat, Ahmad Obeid, Sarah Ibrahim, Shatha Jallad, Ahmad Al-Awwa, Akram Saleh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of continuous use of metformin on kidney function in diabetes patients with acute myocardial infarction undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention

Qi Yu, Jia-Jia Zhu, Wen-Xian Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessing the risk of angiotensin receptor blockers on major cardiovascular events: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Yara Wanas, Rim Bashir, Nazmul Islam, Luis Furuya-Kanamori

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical picture, management and risk stratification in patients with cardiogenic shock: does gender matter?

Elena Collado-Lledó, Isaac Llaó, Mercedes Rivas-Lasarte, Victor González-Fernández, Francisco J. Noriega, Francisco José Hernández-Perez, Oriol Alegre, Alessandro Sionis, Rosa M. Lidón, Ana Viana-Tejedor, Javier Segovia-Cubero, Albert Ariza-Solé

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Proteomic analysis reveals sex-specific biomarker signature in postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome

Jasmina Medic Spahic, Fabrizio Ricci, Nay Aung, Erik Hallengren, Jonas Axelsson, Viktor Hamrefors, Olle Melander, Richard Sutton, Artur Fedorowski

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Combined pulmonary vein stenosis stenting and left atrial appendage occlusion in a patient with hemoptysis after atrial fibrillation ablation

Yan-Jie Li, Xin Pan, Cheng Wang, Ben He

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anomalous right coronary artery with interarterial course depicting an unusual case of an electrical storm: a case presentation

Snehasis Pradhan, Kciku Gresa, Hans-Joachim Trappe

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Determinants of childhood blood pressure using structure equation model: the CASPIAN–V study

Pooneh Angoorani, Shayan Mostafaei, Toktam Kiani, Hanieh-Sadat Ejtahed, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Gita Shafiee, Armita Mahdavi Gorabi, Mostafa Qorbani, Ramin Heshmat, Roya Kelishadi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Image diagnosis: Eisenmenger’s syndrome in patients with simple congenital heart disease

Haisong Bu, Xueyang Gong, Tianli Zhao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between the tissue accumulation of advanced glycation end products and exercise capacity in cardiac rehabilitation patients

Mitsuhiro Kunimoto, Kazunori Shimada, Miho Yokoyama, Tomomi Matsubara, Tatsuro Aikawa, Shohei Ouchi, Megumi Shimizu, Kosuke Fukao, Tetsuro Miyazaki, Tomoyasu Kadoguchi, Kei Fujiwara, Abidan Abulimiti, Akio Honzawa, Miki Yamada, Akie Shimada, Taira Yamamoto, Tohru Asai, Atsushi Amano, Andries J. Smit, Hiroyuki Daida

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early detection of left atrial and bi-ventricular myocardial strain abnormalities by MRI feature tracking in normotensive or hypertensive T2DM patients with preserved LV function

Guozhu Shao, Yukun Cao, Yue Cui, Xiaoyu Han, Jia Liu, Yumin Li, Na Li, Tong Liu, Jie Yu, Heshui Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of pulmonary vein reconnection patterns after multielectrode phased radiofrequency- and cryoballoon ablation of atrial fibrillation

Marcus Wieczorek, Kiarash Sassani, Reinhard Hoeltgen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Circulating heat shock protein 27 as a novel marker of subclinical atherosclerosis in type 2 diabetes: a cross-sectional community-based study

Xinru Wang, Jie Shi, Bin Lu, Weiwei Zhang, Yehong Yang, Jie Wen, Renming Hu, Zhen Yang, Xuanchun Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation and comparison of six GRACE models for the stratification of undifferentiated chest pain in the emergency department

Wen Zheng, Guangmei Wang, Jingjing Ma, Shuo Wu, He Zhang, Jiaqi Zheng, Feng Xu, Jiali Wang, Yuguo Chen

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiopulmonary exercise capacity and quality of life of patients with heart failure undergoing a functional training program: study protocol for a randomized clinical trial

Daniela Meirelles do Nascimento, Karina Costa Machado, Patrícia Martins Bock, Marco Aurélio Lumertz Saffi, Livia Adams Goldraich, Anderson Donelli Silveira, Nadine Clausell, Beatriz D. Schaan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Time trends analysis of statin prescription prevalence, therapy initiation, dose intensity, and utilization from the hospital information system of Jinshan Hospital, Shanghai (2012–2018)

Yujuan Liu, Xiaoqun Lv, Ning Xie, Zhonghong Fang, Weifang Ren, Yuan Gong, Yan Jin, Jun Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pooled cohort equations heart failure risk score predicts cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in a nationally representative sample of US adults

Alexander C. Razavi, Kaitlin S. Potts, Tanika N. Kelly, Jiang He, Camilo Fernandez, Marie Krousel-Wood, Amanda H. Anderson, Joshua Bundy, Seamus P. Whelton, Roger S. Blumenthal, Donald Lloyd-Jones, Lydia A. Bazzano

01.12.2020 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Community intervention for cardiovascular disease risk factors in Kalutara, Sri Lanka

L. Gamlath, S. Nandasena, P. de Silva, S. Morrell, C. Linhart, S. Lin, A. Sharpe, S. Nathan, R. Taylor

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Higher fatty liver index is associated with increased risk of new onset heart failure in healthy adults: a nationwide population-based study in Korea

Jae-Hyung Roh, Jae-Hyeong Park, Hanbyul Lee, Yong-Hoon Yoon, Minsu Kim, Yong-Giun Kim, Gyung-Min Park, Jae-Hwan Lee, In-Whan Seong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A novel risk model for mortality and hospitalization following cardiac resynchronization therapy in patients with non-ischemic cardiomyopathy: the alpha-score

Shengwen Yang, Zhimin Liu, Yiran Hu, Ran Jing, Min Gu, Hongxia Niu, Ligang Ding, Anlu Xing, Shu Zhang, Wei Hua

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Brazilian cardio-oncology: the 10-year experience of the Instituto do Cancer do Estado de Sao Paulo

Isabela B. S. da S. Costa, Cristina S. Bittar, Silvia M. R. Fonseca, Carolina M. P. D. e Silva, Marilia H. H. dos Santos Rehder, Stéphanie I. Rizk, Cecilia B. B. V. Cruz, Clara S. Figueiredo, Fernanda T. de A. Andrade, Ludmila de A. Barberino, Fernanda A. de S. Costa, Letticya P. Machado, Thalita B. González, Marcel P. C. Almeida, Julia T. Fukushima, Roberto Kalil Filho, Ludhmila Abrahao Hajjar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of late reperfusion in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a real-world retrospective cohort study

Qixin Guo, Jinyu Huang, Yong Shen, Guoxin Tong, Hong Li, Shasha Meng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of predictive value of NT-proBNP, sST2 and MMPs in heart failure patients with different ejection fractions

Wei Pan, Donghui Yang, Peng Yu, Huizhen Yu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Toronto aortic stenosis quality of life questionnaire (TASQ): validation in TAVI patients

Rima Styra, Michelle Dimas, Kathy Svitak, Mamta Kapoor, Mark Osten, Maral Ouzounian, Gerald Devins, Amy Deckert, Eric Horlick

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intra-cardiac ultrasound guided approach for catheter ablation of typical right free wall accessory pathways

Matevž Jan, Tine Prolič Kalinšek, Jernej Štublar, Matija Jelenc, Andrej Pernat, David Žižek, Nikola Lakič

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identification of foam cell biomarkers by microarray analysis

Zikai Song, Shijie Lv, Haidi Wu, Ling Qin, Hongyan Cao, Bo Zhang, Shuping Ren

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Natural course of coronary artery calcium progression in Asian population with an initial score of zero

Yi-Wen Shen, Yun-Ju Wu, Yi-Chi Hung, Chia-Chi Hsiao, Shan-Ho Chan, Guang-Yuan Mar, Ming-Ting Wu, Fu-Zong Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognostic values of the SYNTAX score II and the erythrocyte sedimentation rate on long-term clinical outcomes in STEMI patients with multivessel disease: a retrospective cohort study

Chuang Li, Qian Zhang, Qianhui Wang, Jiuchang Zhong, Lefeng Wang, Kuibao Li, Xinchun Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Omentin-1 is associated with atrial fibrillation in patients with cardiac valve disease

Yubin Chen, Fen Liu, Fei Han, Lizhi Lv, Can-e Tang, Zhongshang Xie, Fanyan Luo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Transitioning to Del Nido cardioplegia for all-comers: the next switching gear?

Mohamed Marzouk, Valerie Lafreniere-Bessi, Stephanie Dionne, Serge Simard, Christian Pigeon, François Dagenais, Niv Ad, Frederic Jacques

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Staged open surgery for bicuspid aortic valve regurgitation and coarctation of the aorta in a Jehovah’s witness

Kohei Sumi, Shigehiko Yoshida, Yoshitaka Okamura, Tomokazu Nakamura

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Insulin resistance and reduced cardiac autonomic function in older adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities study

Anna K. Poon, Eric A. Whitsel, Gerardo Heiss, Elsayed Z. Soliman, Lynne E. Wagenknecht, Takeki Suzuki, Laura Loehr

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Elevated glycosylated hemoglobin levels and their interactive effects on hypertension risk in nondiabetic Chinese population: a cross-sectional survey

Jian Song, Nana Wei, Yingying Zhao, Yuhong Jiang, Xuesen Wu, Huaiquan Gao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Transthoracic echocardiography-monitored CO2-insufflation esophageal endoscopy for diagnosis of Atrioesophageal fistula and prevention of iatrogenic air embolism: a case report

Bing Rong, Xiquan Zhang, Hui Tian, Hongyu Zhang, Ning Zhong, Jingquan Zhong

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Endovascular repair of type A aortic intramural hematoma accompanied by aberrant right subclavian artery and Kommerell’s diverticulum: a case report

Sizheng Xiong, Daoquan Wang, Jun Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A prognostic nomogram for event-free survival in patients with atrial fibrillation before cardiac resynchronization therapy

Minsi Cai, Wei Hua, Nixiao Zhang, Shengwen Yang, Yiran Hu, Min Gu, Hongxia Niu, Shu Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR) variant C677T and risk of carotid atherosclerosis: a cross-sectional analysis of 730 Chinese Han adults in Chongqing

Xulei Peng, Yongli Zhou, Xiaoxing Wu, Xiaolin Wang, Huili Bai, Yongqiang Li, Zhichao Wang, Xuan Chen, Yonghong Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Readmission rates following heart failure: a scoping review of sex and gender based considerations

Amy Hoang-Kim, Camilla Parpia, Cassandra Freitas, Peter C. Austin, Heather J. Ross, Harindra C. Wijeysundera, Karen Tu, Susanna Mak, Michael E. Farkouh, Louise Y. Sun, Michael J. Schull, Robin Mason, Douglas S. Lee, Paula A. Rochon

01.12.2020 | Research Article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiac procedures in ST-segment-elevation myocardial infarction - the influence of age, geography and Aboriginality

Lee K. Taylor, Michael A. Nelson, Marianne Gale, Judy Trevena, David B. Brieger, Scott Winch, Michelle A. Cretikos, Leah A. Newman, Hai N. Phung, Steven C. Faddy, Paul M. Kelly, Kerry Chant

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of bioresorbable vs durable polymer drug-eluting stents in unprotected left main (from the RAIN-CARDIOGROUP VII Study)

Mario Iannaccone, Umberto Barbero, Michele De Benedictis, Yoichi Imori, Giorgio Quadri, Daniela Trabattoni, Nicola Ryan, Giuseppe Venuti, Andrea Montabone, Wojciech Wojakowski, Andrea Rognoni, Gerard Helft, Radoslaw Parma, Leonardo De Luca, Michele Autelli, Giacomo Boccuzzi, Alessio Mattesini, Christian Templin, Enrico Cerrato, Wojciech Wańha, Grzegorz Smolka, Zenon Huczek, Francesco Tomassini, Bernardo Cortese, Davide Capodanno, Alaide Chieffo, Ivan Nuñez-Gil, Sebastiano Gili, Antonia Bassignana, Carlo di Mario, Baldassarre Doronzo, Pierluigi Omedè, Maurizio D’Amico, Delio Tedeschi, Ferdinando Varbella, Thomas Luscher, Imad Sheiban, Javier Escaned, Mauro Rinaldi, Fabrizio D’Ascenzo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Relation between quantity and quality of peri-coronary epicardial adipose tissue and its underlying hemodynamically significant coronary stenosis

Yu Du, Lin Yang, Yan Liu, Bangguo Yang, Sai Lv, Chenping Hu, Yong Zhu, Hongkai Zhang, Qian Ma, Zhijian Wang, Yuyang Liu, Dongmei Shi, Yingxin Zhao, Lei Xu, Yujie Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Changes of hospitalization trend in the pediatric cardiology division of a single center by increasing adult with congenital heart disease

Sang-Yun Lee, Gi-Beom Kim, Hye-Won Kwon, Mi-kyoung Song, Eun Jung Bae, Sungkyu Cho, Jae Gun Kwak, Hong-Gook Lim, Woong-Han Kim, Jeong-Ryul Lee

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between inflammation and skeletal muscle proteolysis, skeletal mass and strength in elderly heart failure patients and their prognostic implications

Masayuki Koshikawa, Masahide Harada, Shunsuke Noyama, Ken Kiyono, Yuji Motoike, Yoshihiro Nomura, Asuka Nishimura, Hideo Izawa, Eiichi Watanabe, Yukio Ozaki

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differences in metabolic profiles between bicuspid and tricuspid aortic stenosis in the setting of transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Tian-Yuan Xiong, Chang Liu, Yan-Biao Liao, Wen Zheng, Yi-Jian Li, Xi Li, Yuanweixiang Ou, Zi-Jie Wang, Xi Wang, Chang-Ming Li, Zhen-Gang Zhao, Yuan Feng, Xiao-Jing Liu, Mao Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Preoperative neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and platelet to lymphocyte ratio are associated with major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in coronary heart disease patients undergoing non-cardiac surgery

Jan Larmann, Jessica Handke, Anna S. Scholz, Sarah Dehne, Christoph Arens, Hans-Jörg Gillmann, Florian Uhle, Johann Motsch, Markus A. Weigand, Henrike Janssen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A cardiovascular disease risk factor in children with congenital heart disease: unmasking elevated waist circumference - a CHAMPS* study *CHAMPS: Children’s Healthy-Heart Activity Monitoring Program in Saskatchewan

Erin Barbour-Tuck, Natasha G. Boyes, Corey R. Tomczak, Dana S. Lahti, Chantelle L. Baril, Charissa Pockett, Shonah Runalls, Ashok Kakadekar, Scott Pharis, Timothy J. Bradley, Kristi D. Wright, Marta C. Erlandson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The association between Matrix Metallo-proteinases-9 (MMP-9) gene family polymorphisms and risk of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD): a systematic review and meta-analysis

Reza Hassanzadeh-Makoui, Bahman Razi, Saeed Aslani, Danyal Imani, Seyedeh Samaneh Tabaee

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Deep vein thrombosis due to May-Thurner syndrome: a case report

Yan Meng, Hao Qin, Qiang Ma, Junbo Zhang, Bo Zhang, Honggang Pang, Qian Yin, Hongyan Tian

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pharmacological management of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors (blood pressure and lipids) following diagnosis of myocardial infarction, stroke and diabetes: comparison between population-based studies in Russia and Norway

Sarah Cook, Laila A. Hopstock, Anne Elise Eggen, Katie Bates, Olena Iakunchykova, Anna Kontsevaya, Martin McKee, Henrik Schirmer, Michael Voevoda, Alexander V. Kudryavtsev, Sofia Malyutina, David A. Leon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Burden and correlates of atrial fibrillation among hypertensive patients attending a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

Smita Bhalia, Pedro Pallangyo, Abuu Dalidali, Saada Salum, Richard Kawajika, Edna Kajuna, Happiness Kusiima, Engerasiya Kifai, Peter Kisenge, Tatizo Waane, Mohamed Janabi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Takotsubo cardiomyopathy and pituitary apoplexy: a case report

Chun Yang, Xiu Han, Yuan Du, Ai-qun Ma

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potential impacts of the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association high blood pressure guideline on Chinese adults and how to address them

Yundi Jiao, Zhaoqing Sun, Yanxia Xie, Jia Zheng, Zhao Li, Xiaofan Guo, Yue Dai, Liqiang Zheng, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalence of self-reported coronary heart disease and its associated risk factors in Tabari cohort population

Ali Ghaemian, Maryam Nabati, Majid Saeedi, Motahareh Kheradmand, Mahmood Moosazadeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Is frequency of potato and white rice consumption associated with cardiometabolic risk factors in children and adolescents: the CASPIAN-V study

Fereshteh Baygi, Mostafa Qorbani, Mohammad Esmaeil Motlagh, Gita Shafiee, Kourosh Nouri, Zeinab Ahadi, Armita Mahdavi-Gorab, Ramin Heshmat, Roya Kelishadi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Rno-microRNA-30c-5p promotes myocardial ischemia reperfusion injury in rats through activating NF-κB pathway and targeting SIRT1

Jianfeng Chen, Mingming Zhang, Shouyan Zhang, Junlong Wu, Shufeng Xue

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Mean platelet volume: a new predictor of ischaemic stroke risk in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation

Meifang Zheng, Shean Chen, Ye Zhu, Xiang Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Protective effects of rolipram on endotoxic cardiac dysfunction via inhibition of the inflammatory response in cardiac fibroblasts

Jingjing Ji, Zhifeng Liu, Xinxin Hong, Zheying Liu, Jinghua Gao, Jinghua Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Temporal and spatial trends of ischemic heart disease burden in Chinese and subgroup populations from 1990 to 2016: socio-economical data from the 2016 global burden of disease study

Chenran Wang, Chunping Wang, Mi Liu, Zhe Chen, Shiwei Liu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A noteworthy clue for diagnosing non-ST-elevation myocardial infarction by computed tomography without ECG synchronization: a case report

Tetsuya Nomura, Satoshi Tasaka, Kenshi Ono, Yu Sakaue, Naotoshi Wada, Natsuya Keira, Tetsuya Tatsumi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The Peacock study: feasibility of the dynamic characterisation of the paediatric hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function during and after cardiac surgery

Daniel Paul Fudulu, Gianni Davide Angelini, Fani Fanoula Papadopoulou, Jonathan Evans, Terrie Walker-Smith, Ido Kema, Martijn van Faassen, Serban Stoica, Massimo Caputo, Stafford Lightman, Benjamin Gibbison

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aortic annular enlargement techniques using an original patch for prosthetic valve endocarditis

Kanji Matsuzaki, Yusuke Iguchi, Toru Tsukada, Akito Imai, Taisuke Konishi, Yasunori Watanabe

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

LncRNAMORT is upregulated in myocardial infarction and promotes the apoptosis of cardiomyocyte by downregulating miR-93

Jing Lv, Yi Zhu, Shanglong Yao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increased plasma lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 levels are associated with coronary slow flow

Yao-dong Ding, Yu-qiang Pei, Rui Wang, Jia-xing Yang, Yin-xin Zhao, Xiao-li Liu, Hua Shen, Qian Ma, Shuo Zhang, Hai-long Ge

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predicting the occurrence of venous thromboembolism: construction and verification of risk warning model

Chen Shen, Binqian Ge, Xiaoqin Liu, Hao Chen, Yi Qin, Hongwu Shen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identification of transcription factors MYC and C/EBPβ mediated regulatory networks in heart failure based on gene expression omnibus datasets

Haiwei Wang, Xinrui Wang, Liangpu Xu, Hua Cao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of uric acid and urinary sodium excretion on prehypertension: a nationwide population-based study

Shina Lee, Kyu Bok Choi, Seung-Jung Kim

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Surgical retrieval of PICC-related right atrial thrombus in a child with acute lymphoblastic leukemia: a case report

Yu Lan Luo, Jinmei Zhang, Menglin Tang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comprehensive analysis of T-cell receptor repertoire in patients with acute coronary syndrome by high-throughput sequencing

Sudong Liu, Zhixiong Zhong, Wei Zhong, Ruiqiang Weng, Jing Liu, Xiaodong Gu, Yongyu Chen

01.12.2020 | Commentary | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Ischaemic heart disease and Cancer: competing malignant conditions

Alexandra C. Murphy, Anoop N. Koshy, Matias B. Yudi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effects of body mass index on outcomes for patients undergoing surgical aortic valve replacement

Keir Forgie, Sabin J. Bozso, Yongzhe Hong, Colleen M. Norris, Abdullah Ishaque, Richdeep S. Gill, Darren H. Freed, Michael C. Moon, Jayan Nagendran, Jeevan Nagendran

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Long-term outcomes of conservative treatment and endovascular treatment in patients with symptomatic spontaneous isolated superior mesenteric artery dissection: a single-center experience

Leyin Xu, Jiang Shao, Daming Zhang, Chenyang Qiu, Jingjing Wang, Kang Li, Lijing Fang, Xin Zhang, Jinsong Lei, Zhichao Lai, Jiangyu Ma, Yanying Yu, Xiaoxi Yu, Fenghe Du, Wanting Qi, Junye Chen, Bao Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correlation between overweightness and the extent of coronary atherosclerosis among the South Caspian population

Maryam Nabati, Mahmood Moosazadeh, Ehsan Soroosh, Hanieh Shiraj, Mahnaneh Gholami, Ali Ghaemian

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Higher BMI is linked to an increased risk of heart attacks in European adults: a Mendelian randomisation study

Benjamin Adams, Lauren Jacocks, Hui Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Right ventricular function parameters in pulmonary hypertension: echocardiography vs. cardiac magnetic resonance

Anna Werther Evaldsson, Anthony Lindholm, Raluca Jumatate, Annika Ingvarsson, Gustav Jan Smith, Johan Waktare, Göran Rådegran, Anders Roijer, Carl Meurling, Ellen Ostenfeld

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intravascular ultrasound imaging of isolated and non aorto-ostial coronary Takayasu arteritis: a case report

Takeshi Shimizu, Akihiko Sato, Keiji Sakamoto, Yoshitane Seino, Mikihiro Kijima, Toshiharu Matsumoto, Yasuchika Takeishi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

In the midst of a dangerous intersection with unclear therapeutic strategies: a challenging case of severe aortic stenosis

Guglielmo Gallone, Federico Landra, Fabrizio D’Ascenzo, Federico Conrotto, Roberta Casoni, Francesco Bruno, Pierluigi Omedè, Gianluca Alunni, Alessandro Andreis, Alessandro Vairo, Mauro Giorgi, Antonella Fava, Gaetano Maria De Ferrari

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The minimal informative monitoring interval of N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide in patients with stable heart failure

Zhehao Dai, Taku Asano, Osamu Takahashi, Nobuyuki Komiyama, Sachiko Ohde

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Concomitant use of direct oral anticoagulants and aspirin versus direct oral anticoagulants alone in atrial fibrillation and flutter: a retrospective cohort

Ahmad Said, Scott Keeney, Marsel Matka, Adam Hafeez, Julie George, Alexandra Halalau

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiotoxicity evaluation using magnetic resonance imaging in breast Cancer patients (CareBest): study protocol for a prospective trial

Yoo Jin Hong, Gun Min Kim, Kyunghwa Han, Pan Ki Kim, Su An Lee, Eunkyung An, Ji Yeon Lee, Hye-Jeong Lee, Jin Hur, Young Jin Kim, Min Jung Kim, Byoung Wook Choi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between apolipoprotein B XbaI polymorphisms and coronary heart disease: A meta-analysis

Ya Yun Feng, Lu Yang Chen, Yang Liu, Meng Luo, Tian Tian Yang, Yu Hao Hu, Jing Chang, Min Mao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prophylactic intra-aortic balloon pump in patients with left main disease undergoing off-pump coronary artery bypass grafting

Ju-Bing Zheng, Kun Hua, Kui Zhang, Shao-You Zhou, Shi-Jun Xu, Juan-Juan Sheng, Ran Dong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Global longitudinal strain is associated with better outcomes in transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Fadi Al-Rashid, Matthias Totzeck, Nadine Saur, Rolf Alexander Jánosi, Alexander Lind, Amir A. Mahabadi, Tienush Rassaf, Raluca-Ileana Mincu

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Bedside testing of CYP2C19 gene for treatment of patients with PCI with antiplatelet therapy

Abdullah M. Al-Rubaish, Fahad A. Al-Muhanna, Abdullah M. Alshehri, Mohammed A. Al-Mansori, Rudaynah A. Alali, Rania M. Khalil, Khalid A. Al Faraidy, Cyril Cyrus, Mohammed M. Sulieman, Chittibabu Vatte, Daniel M. F. Claassens, Jurriën M. ten Berg, Folkert W. Asselbergs, Amein K. Al-Ali

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

β1 adrenoceptor antibodies induce myocardial apoptosis via inhibiting PGC-1α-related pathway

Linying Shi, Jia Liu, Yuan Zhang, Mulei Chen, Jiamei Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

BMI differences among in-hospital management and outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation: findings from the Care for Cardiovascular Disease project in China

Fuxue Deng, Yan Zhang, Qiang Zhao, Yangyang Deng, Shanshan Gao, Lisha Zhang, Mengya Dong, Zuyi Yuan, Xinjun Lei, on behalf of the CCC-AF investigators

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Visfatin associated with major adverse cardiovascular events in patients with acute myocardial infarction

Meifan Zheng, Nan Lu, Meixia Ren, Haifeng Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Do sociodemographic variables and cardiometabolic risk factors moderate the mere-measurement effect on physical activity and sedentary time?

Lisa Voigt, Antje Ullrich, Sophie Baumann, Marcus Dörr, Ulrich John, Sabina Ulbricht

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effects of trimetazidine on ventricular remodeling in coronary artery disease patients with left ventricular hypertrophy: the rationale and design of a randomized controlled trial

Lili Wu, Yi Luan, Ya Li, Min Wang, Jialin He, Chongying Jin, Wenbin Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Ventricular strain analysis in patients with no structural heart disease using a vendor-independent speckle-tracking software

Hongmei Xia, Darwin F. Yeung, Cristina Di Stefano, Stephen S. Cha, Patricia A. Pellikka, Zi Ye, Jeremy J. Thaden, Hector R. Villarraga

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognostic value of myocardial fibrosis in severe aortic stenosis: study protocol for a prospective observational multi-center study (FIB-AS)

Giedrė Balčiūnaitė, Darius Palionis, Edvardas Žurauskas, Viktor Skorniakov, Vilius Janušauskas, Aleksejus Zorinas, Tomas Zaremba, Nomeda Valevičienė, Audrius Aidietis, Pranas Šerpytis, Kęstutis Ručinskas, Peter Sogaard, Sigita Glaveckaitė

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: The Peacock study: feasibility of the dynamic characterisation of the paediatric hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function during and after cardiac surgery

Daniel Paul Fudulu, Gianni Davide Angelini, Fani Fanoula Papadopoulou, Jonathan Evans, Terrie Walker-Smith, Ido Kema, Martijn Van Faassen, Serban Stoica, Massimo Caputo, Stafford Lightman, Benjamin Gibbison

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Heat map visualization for electrocardiogram data analysis

Haisen Guo, Weidai Zhang, Chumin Ni, Zhixiong Cai, Songming Chen, Xiansheng Huang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Significant association between rs28362491 polymorphism in NF-κB1 gene and coronary artery disease: a meta-analysis

Yanwei Wang, Bianwen Wu, Muqing Zhang, Huawei Miao, Jiaan Sun

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pacemaker implantation in patients with major depression, should it be of concern? A case report and literature review

Xiaoru Che, Youssef S. Abdelwahed, Xiaoyu Wang, Yuanjian Fang, Lihong Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Gender-specific cardiovascular outcomes in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in Chinese populations

Juan Long, Fanfang Zeng, Lili Wang, Chen Yi, Qiying Chen, Honglei Zhao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Decompressive hemicraniectomy for acute ischemic stroke in a patient implanted with a left ventricular assist device: a case report

Walid Oulehri, Mircea Cristinar, Gharib Ajob, Sandrine Marguerite, Bob Heger, Hélène Cebula, Michel Kindo, Paul Michel Mertes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Adherence to statins and its impact on clinical outcomes: a retrospective population-based study in China

Boya Zhao, Xiaoning He, Jing Wu, Shu Yan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sex difference in the prognostic role of body composition parameters in Taiwanese patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Hsiao-Huang Chang, Po-Lin Chen, Hsin-Bang Leu, I-Ming Chen, Nai-Yuan Wu, Ying-Hwa Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiovascular risk factor mapping and distribution among adults in Mukono and Buikwe districts in Uganda: small area analysis

Geofrey Musinguzi, Rawlance Ndejjo, Isaac Ssinabulya, Hilde Bastiaens, Harm van Marwijk, Rhoda K. Wanyenze

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Laparoscopic based renal denervation in a canine neurogenic hypertension model

Chunlai Shao, Yan Zhou, Tao You, Boxin Xue, Pieter R. Stella, Ting Bo Jiang, Zhigang Miao, Longjiang Xu, Yin, Longsheng Lan, Guang Rong

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Warfarin-associated intracranial haemorrhage in pregnant woman with double mechanical valve replacement: a case presentation

Mustafa Oguz, Ahmet Ayaz, Mehmet Emin Adin

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Incremental prognostic value of aortic stiffness in addition to myocardial ischemia by cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Yodying Kaolawanich, Thananya Boonyasirinant

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors associated with return of spontaneous circulation after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest in Poland: a one-year retrospective study

Michał Czapla, Marzena Zielińska, Anna Kubica-Cielińska, Dorota Diakowska, Tom Quinn, Piotr Karniej

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Population attributable risk estimates of risk factors for contrast-induced acute kidney injury following coronary angiography: a cohort study

Li Lei, Yan Xue, Zhaodong Guo, Bowen Liu, Yibo He, Feier Song, Jin Liu, Guoli Sun, Liling Chen, Kaihong Chen, Zhiqi Su, Li Pan, Zhidong Huang, Yulu Huang, Xiuqiong Huang, Shiqun Chen, Jiyan Chen, Yong Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The characteristics of risk factors in Chinese young women with acute coronary syndrome

Ruifang Liu, Fangxing Xu, Yujie Zhou, Tongku Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effects of changing meteorological parameters on fatal aortic catastrophes

Brigitta Szilágyi, Márton Berczeli, Attila Lovas, Zoltán Oláh, Klára Törő, Péter Sótonyi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Sensitive marker for evaluation of hypertensive heart disease: extracellular volume and myocardial strain

Junqiao Niu, Mu Zeng, Yan Wang, Jun Liu, Hui Li, Shanshan Wang, Xiaoyue Zhou, Jia Wang, Yanyu Li, Feng Hou, Junwen Zhu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognosis evaluation of universal acute coronary syndrome: the interplay between SYNTAX score and ApoB/ApoA1

Xiaotong Wang, Zhongyu Wang, Bing Li, Ping Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of the effect of membrane sizes and fibre arrangements of two membrane oxygenators on the inflammatory response, oxygenation and decarboxylation in a rat model of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation

Fabian Edinger, Emmanuel Schneck, Charlotte Schulte, Johannes Gehron, Sabrina Mueller, Michael Sander, Christian Koch

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The relationship of plasma renin, angiotensin, and aldosterone levels to blood pressure variability and target organ damage in children with essential hypertension

Yang Liu, Yao Lin, Ming-Ming Zhang, Xiao-Hui Li, Yan-Yan Liu, Jing Zhao, Lin Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The relationship of lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2 activity with the seriousness of coronary artery disease

Hao Zhang, Yang Gao, Dan Wu, Dingguo Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The clinical application of microincision vein harvesting of the great saphenous vein in coronary artery bypass grafting

Shao-Zhong Zhang, Guo-Xiang Wang, Xiao-Tong Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Quantitative fragmented QRS has a good diagnostic value on myocardial fibrosis in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy based on clinical-pathological study

Xuanye Bi, Chengzhi Yang, Yunhu Song, Jiansong Yuan, Jingang Cui, Fenghuan Hu, Shubin Qiao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Restricted mean survival time of older adults with severe aortic stenosis referred for transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Julia Rodighiero, Nicolo Piazza, Giuseppe Martucci, Marco Spaziano, Kevin Lachapelle, Benoit de Varennes, Marie-Claude Ouimet, Jonathan Afilalo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

MIF -173G/C (rs755622) polymorphism modulates coronary artery disease risk: evidence from a systematic meta-analysis

De-Yang Li, Jin-Yu Zhang, Qing-Jie Chen, Fen Liu, Qian Zhao, Xiao-Ming Gao, Xiao-Mei Li, Yi-Ning Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A 10- and 15-year performance analysis of ESC/EAS and ACC/AHA cardiovascular risk scores in a Southern European cohort

Cátia Santos-Ferreira, Rui Baptista, Manuel Oliveira-Santos, José Pereira Moura, Lino Gonçalves

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of the prognosis for different onset stage of cardiogenic shock secondary to ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Shuaihua Qiao, Jingmei Zhang, Zhenzhen Kong, Han Wu, Rong Gu, Hongyan Zheng, Biao Xu, Zhonghai Wei

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Carotid endarterectomy versus conservative management of the asymptomatic carotid stenosis before coronary artery bypass grafting: a retrospective study

Mario Lescan, Mateja Andic, Oana Bartos, Christian Schlensak, Migdat Mustafi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Depressive symptomatology and personality traits in patients with symptomatic and asymptomatic peripheral arterial disease

Gergely Tóth-Vajna, Zsombor Tóth-Vajna, Piroska Balog, Barna Konkolÿ Thege

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Late discovery of left atrial appendage occluder device embolization: a case report

Mohamad Jihad Mansour, Clément Bénic, Romain Didier, Antoine Noel, Martine Gilard, Jacques Mansourati

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Usefulness of ECG to differentiate apical hypertrophic cardiomyopathy from non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome

Yirao Tao, Jing Xu, Samira Yerima Bako, Xiaobo Yao, Donghui Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy and safety outcomes in novel oral anticoagulants versus vitamin-K antagonist on post-TAVI patients: a meta-analysis

Hongbin Liang, Qiyu He, Qiuxia Zhang, Xuewei Liu, Kai Cui, Guojun Chen, Jiancheng Xiu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of intracoronary prourokinase during percutaneous coronary intervention in treating ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction patients: a randomized, controlled study

Yanqiang Wu, Xianghua Fu, Qiang Feng, Xinshun Gu, Guozhen Hao, Weize Fan, Yunfa Jiang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evolution of left ventricular function among subjects with ST-elevation myocardial infarction after percutaneous coronary intervention

Ulrika Pahlm, Ellen Ostenfeld, Felicia Seemann, Henrik Engblom, David Erlinge, Einar Heiberg, Håkan Arheden, Marcus Carlsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiac-specific methylation patterns of circulating DNA for identification of cardiomyocyte death

Qin Liu, Jian Ma, Hua Deng, Shu-Jun Huang, Jiao Rao, Wei-Bin Xu, Jing-Si Huang, Shan-Quan Sun, Liang Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Characterization of Brazilian hospital admissions due to cardiovascular diseases: a longitudinal study

Luiza Gabriela de Araújo Fonseca, Illia Nadinne Dantas Florentino Lima, Lucien Peroni Gualdi

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Transplanted stents: a case report

Frieda-Maria Kainz, Stephanie Wallner, Keziban Uyanik-Uenal, Martin Andreas, Andreas Zuckermann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Contribution of ESC DAPT guideline-endorsed high thrombotic risk features to long-term clinical outcomes among patients with and without high bleeding risk after PCI

Hao-Yu Wang, Ke-Fei Dou, Dong Yin, Dong Zhang, Run-Lin Gao, Yue-Jin Yang

02.07.2020 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anterior wall myocardial infarction in a 16-year-old man caused by coronary artery aneurysm during the outbreak of COVID-19

Wenshuai Ma, Chunyu Li, Wei Zhang, Zhaole Ji, Yan Li

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Postoperative supraventricular tachycardia and polymorphic ventricular tachycardia due to a novel SCN5A variant: a case report of a rare comorbidity that is difficult to diagnose

Koichi Kato, Tomoya Ozawa, Seiko Ohno, Yoshihisa Nakagawa, Minoru Horie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Serum neprilysin levels are associated with myocardial stunning after ST-elevation myocardial infarction

Damien Legallois, Clémence Macquaire, Amir Hodzic, Stéphane Allouche, Ismaïl El Khouakhi, Alain Manrique, Paul Milliez, Eric Saloux, Farzin Beygui

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Postcardiac injury syndrome, peripheral hematoma of ascending aorta, and cerebral infarction after PCI: a case report

Yuan Wang, Wenkui Li, Chi Yuan, Hegui Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical activity and the risk of sudden cardiac death: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies

Dagfinn Aune, Sabrina Schlesinger, Mark Hamer, Teresa Norat, Elio Riboli

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correlation of resting heart rate with anthropometric factors and serum biomarkers in a population-based study: Fasa PERSIAN cohort study

Yashar Goorakani, Massih Sedigh Rahimabadi, Azizallah Dehghan, Maryam Kazemi, Mahsa Rostami Chijan, Mostafa Bijani, Hadi Raeisi Shahraki, Ali Davoodi, Mojtaba Farjam, Reza Homayounfar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identification of candidate genes in ischemic cardiomyopathy by gene expression omnibus database

Haiming Dang, Yicong Ye, Xiliang Zhao, Yong Zeng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Multi-state analysis of hypertension and mortality: application of semi-Markov model in a longitudinal cohort study

Azra Ramezankhani, Michael J. Blaha, Mohammad hassan Mirbolouk, Fereidoun Azizi, Farzad Hadaegh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Renal resistive index and long-term outcome in patients with coronary artery disease

Maciej T. Wybraniec, Maria Bożentowicz-Wikarek, Magdalena Olszanecka-Glinianowicz, Jerzy Chudek, Katarzyna Mizia-Stec

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Antithrombotic therapy in coronary artery disease patients with atrial fibrillation

Lili Wei, Enyong Su, Weili Liu, Wenlu Xing, Xinyun Liu, You Zhang, Shan Wang, Qianqian Cheng, Datun Qi, Chuanyu Gao

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evolutionary de Winter pattern: from de Winter ECG to STEMI-A case report

Hao Wang, Xiao-Ce Dai, Yun-Tao Zhao, Xiao-Hang Cheng

01.12.2020 | Technical advance | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Szabo 2-stent technique for coronary bifurcation lesions: procedural and short-term outcomes

Hongbo Yang, Juying Qian, Zheyong Huang, Junbo Ge

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correlation between ischemia-modified albumin level and coronary collateral circulation

Xin Chen, Yan Lin, Lihua Tian, Zhiquan Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Social and behavioural risk factors in the prevention and management of cardiovascular disease in Kerala, India: a catchment area population survey

Saju Madavanakadu Devassy, Martin Webber, Lorane Scaria, Jotheeswaran Amuthavalli Thiyagarajan, Meredith Fendt-Newlin, Jacques Joubert, Anuja Maria Benny, Anjana Nannatt, Lynette Joubert

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of milrinone on mortality in adult patients who underwent CABG surgery: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials with a meta-analysis and trial sequential analysis

Yu-shan Ren, Lan-fang Li, Tao Peng, Yu-jun Tan, Ying Sun, Guo-liang Cheng, Gui-min Zhang, Jie Li

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A case of successful coronary angioplasty in an achondroplasia patient with total occlusion of an anomalous right coronary artery (case report)

Mustafa Ibrahiem Mohammed Ali, Ahmed Abdalazim Dafallah Albashir, Omer Ali Mohamed Ahmed Elawad, Makram Aboali Ebied Mohamed

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anti-inflammatory effects of rosuvastatin treatment on coronary artery ectasia patients of different age groups

Cheng-Hui Fan, Ying Hao, Yong-Hua Liu, Xiao-Lin Li, Zhen-Hao Huang, Yu Luo, Rui-Lin Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Heart rate variability and pulmonary dysfunction in rats subjected to hemorrhagic shock

Fateme Khodadadi, Aminollah Bahaoddini, Alireza Tavassoli, Farzaneh Ketabchi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of student-led health interventions on patient outcomes for those with cardiovascular disease or cardiovascular disease risk factors: a systematic review

Jenni Suen, Stacie Attrill, Jolene M. Thomas, Matilda Smale, Christopher L. Delaney, Michelle D. Miller

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The risk factors for calcification vary among the different sections of the lower extremity artery in patients with symptomatic peripheral arterial disease

Hankun Yan, Zhihui Chang, Zhaoyu Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy of more intensive lipid-lowering therapy on cardiovascular diseases: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Hsin-Yin Hsu, Chien-Ju Lin, Yu-Shan Lee, Ting-Hui Wu, Kuo-Liong Chien

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Right atrial function assessed by volume-derived values and speckle tracking echocardiography in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Jun Huang, Chao Yang, Cai-Fang Ni, Zi-Ning Yan, Li Fan, Xiang-Ting Song

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Lipid-lowering therapy and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol goal attainment after acute coronary syndrome: a Danish population-based cohort study

Marie Skov Kristensen, Anders Green, Mads Nybo, Simone Møller Hede, Kristian Handberg Mikkelsen, Gunnar Gislason, Mogens Lytken Larsen, Annette Kjær Ersbøll

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Role of peroxisome proliferators-activated receptor-gamma in advanced glycation end product-mediated functional loss of voltage-gated potassium channel in rat coronary arteries

Side Gao, Bing Hua, Qingbo Liu, Huirong Liu, Weiping Li, Hongwei Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The predictive value of lymphocyte-to-monocyte ratio in the prognosis of acute coronary syndrome patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Xiao-Qing Quan, Run-Chang Wang, Qing Zhang, Cun-Tai Zhang, Lei Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of ambrisentan in Chinese patients with connective tissue disease-pulmonary arterial hypertension: a post-hoc analysis

Mengtao Li, Zhi-Cheng Jing, Yang Li, Yong Huo, Zaixin Yu, Gangcheng Zhang, Ping Zhu, Jinming Liu, Qiushang Ji, Bingxiang Wu, Jinhua Zhong, Pingping Wang, Wenjing Zhu, Xiaofeng Zeng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of ESR1 (rs2234693 and rs9340799), CETP (rs708272), MTHFR (rs1801133 and rs2274976) and MS (rs185087) polymorphisms with Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)

Jyotdeep Kour Raina, Minakashee Sharma, Rakesh Kumar Panjaliya, Vikas Dogra, Ashok Bakaya, Parvinder Kumar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognostic of different glomerular filtration rate formulas in patients receiving percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from a multicenter observational cohort

Wei Chen, Pengyuan Chen, Zhonghan Ni, Yuanhui Liu, Wei Guo, Lei Jiang, Xuebiao Wei, Jiyan Chen, Ning Tan, Pengcheng He, Yansong Guo

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A middle-aged male patient with de Winter syndrome: a case report

Bo Lu, Deyu Fu, Xunjie Zhou, Mingtai Gui, Lei Yao, Jianhua Li

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Transcatheter closure of a residual shunt with posteroinferior deficient rim after surgical closure of an ASD: a case report

Xicheng Deng, Taoyue Yao, Yefeng Wang, Guangxian Yang, Wenjuan Chen, Peng Huang, Zhi Chen

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Adverse clinical events caused by pacemaker battery depletion: two case reports

Junpeng Liu, Li Wen, Simin Yao, Peipei Zheng, Shuang Zhao, Jiefu Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cultural adoption, and validation of the Persian version of the coronary artery disease education questionnaire (CADE-Q): a second-order confirmatory factor analysis

Zahra Marofi, Razieh Bandari, Majideh Heravi-Karimooi, Nahid Rejeh, Ali Montazeri

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

New CHA2DS2-VASc-HSF score predicts the no-reflow phenomenon after primary percutaneous coronary intervention in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Qin-Yao Zhang, Shu-Mei Ma, Jia-Ying Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Dose-response association between physical activity and clustering of modifiable cardiovascular risk factors among 26,093 Chinese adults

Rui Shi, Yamei Cai, Rui Qin, Yang Yan, Dahai Yu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Risk factors of embolism for the cardiac myxoma patients: a systematic review and metanalysis

Yanna Liu, Jiwei Wang, Liangyun Guo, Luyi Ping

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Self-care behavior: a new insight of the role of impulsivity into decision making process in persons with heart failure

Mohammed Munther Al-Hammouri, Jehad A. Rababah, Lynne A. Hall, Debra K. Moser, Zainab Dawood, Wa’ed Jawhar, Ayat Alawawdeh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Interaction between lipoprotein (a) levels and body mass index in first incident acute myocardial infarction

Ruo-Ling Teng, Heng Wang, Bei-Chen Sun, Dong-Ping Cai, Yong-Ming He

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prognostic value of heart failure echocardiography index in HF patients with preserved, mid-ranged and reduced ejection fraction

Jian-Shu Chen, Ying Pei, Cai-e Li, Ning-yin Li, Tao Guo, Jing Yu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Neonatal lupus with left bundle branch block and cardiomyopathy: a case report

Brad Rumancik, Anita N. Haggstrom, Eric S. Ebenroth

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Platelet counts are associated with arterial stiffness in Chinese Han population: a longitudinal study

Kuo Liu, Junfeng Xu, Lixin Tao, Kun Yang, Yang Sun, Xiuhua Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early post-stress decrease in cardiac performance by impedance cardiography and its relationship to the severity and extent of ischemia by myocardial perfusion imaging

Ronen Goldkorn, Alexey Naimushin, Eli Rozen, Dov Freimark

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessment of left ventricular energy loss using vector flow mapping in patients with stages 1–3 chronic kidney disease

Xiaoxue Chen, Yueheng Wang, Wei Wang, Lijun Yuan, Zhengqin Qi, Degang Song

01.12.2020 | Review | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Distal transradial access: a review of the feasibility and safety in cardiovascular angiography and intervention

Gaojun Cai, Haomin Huang, Feng Li, Ganwei Shi, Xiaolong Yu, Lei Yu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Electronic cigarette extract induced toxic effect in iPS-derived cardiomyocytes

Hesham Basma, Swetha Tatineni, Kajari Dhar, Fang Qiu, Stephen Rennard, Brian D. Lowes

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patterns of urinary albumin and IgM associate with markers of vascular ageing in young to middle-aged individuals in the Malmö offspring study

Per Swärd, Rafid Tofik, Omran Bakoush, Ole Torffvit, Peter M. Nilsson, Anders Christensson

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Delayed cardiac tamponade following catheter ablation of frequent premature ventricular complexes: a case report

Xiaoyong Xu, Xianghong Meng, Fusheng Ma

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Soluble neprilysin and long-term clinical outcomes in patients with coronary artery disease undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: a retrospective cohort study

Ik Jun Choi, Sungmin Lim, Youngdeok Hwang, Dongjae Lee, Won Jik Lee, Kwan Yong Lee, Mi-Jeong Kim, Doo Soo Jeon

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A risk predictor of restenosis after superficial femoral artery stent implantation: relevance of mean platelet volume

Yao Bo Yang, Jing Shen, Sheng Hai Wang, Jian Bo Song, Fangfang Ge, Jia Pei Xie, Jiang Shuai Qu, Xin Zu Mao, Zhao Cheng Kuang, Nan Shang, Xiang Wang, Ye Jun Wu, Fan Yang, Yue Yuan, Hongxin Wang, Jun Sun, Jicheng Fang, Liang Xiao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessment of regional left ventricular myocardial strain in patients with left anterior descending coronary stenosis using computed tomography feature tracking

Xiaoyu Han, Yukun Cao, Zhiguo Ju, Jia Liu, Na Li, Yumin Li, Tong Liu, Heshui Shi, Jin Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identification of key genes in atrial fibrillation using bioinformatics analysis

Yueheng Liu, Rui Tang, Ye Zhao, Xuan Jiang, Yuchao Wang, Tianxiang Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Knowledge of cardiovascular risk factors among caretakers of outpatients attending a tertiary cardiovascular center in Tanzania: a cross-sectional survey

Pedro Pallangyo, Nsajigwa Misidai, Makrina Komba, Zabella Mkojera, Happiness J. Swai, Naairah R. Hemed, Henry Mayala, Smita Bhalia, Jalack Millinga, Upendo W. Mollel, Happiness L. Kusima, Ester Chavala, Ziada Joram, Halifa Abdallah, Rajabu Hamisi, Mohamed Janabi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors for the development of preoperative oxygenation impairment in acute aortic dissection in hypertensive patients

Xuemin Zhao, Mengjun Bie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early drop in systolic blood pressure, heart rate at admission, and their effects on worsening renal function in elderly patients with acute heart failure

Makoto Takeuchi, Michiaki Nagai, Keigo Dote, Masaya Kato, Noboru Oda, Eiji Kunita, Eisuke Kagawa, Aya Yamane, Yusuke Kobayashi, Haruko Shiota, Ayano Osawa, Hiroshi Kobatake

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Identifying Phenogroups in patients with subclinical diastolic dysfunction using unsupervised statistical learning

Yvonne E. Kaptein, Ilya Karagodin, Hongquan Zuo, Yu Lu, Jun Zhang, John S. Kaptein, Jennifer L. Strande

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Discontinuation of aspirin before non-cardiac surgery causing ventricular mural thrombus for a patient with left ventricular aneurysm: a case report

Linger Huang, Kaili Wang, Shaojun Zhu, Kuirong Wang, Yanfeng Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early L-T4 intervention improves fetal heart development in pregnant rats with subclinical hypothyroidism rats by activating BMP4/Smad4 signaling pathway

D. Xue, J. L. Sun, J. Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of problem-based learning after coronary heart disease – a randomised study in primary health care (COR-PRIM)

Anita Kärner Köhler, Tiny Jaarsma, Pia Tingström, Staffan Nilsson

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Clinical characteristics and factors associated with coronary stenosis proximal to a myocardial bridge: a retrospective study

Wen Gao, Jiaxi Zhang, Fei Duan, Shujun Guo, Chun Chen, Liping Du, Jianquan Zhao, Zhihong Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Changes in the prevalence of measures associated with hypertension among Iranian adults according to classification by ACC/AHA guideline 2017

Mohsen Mirzaei, Masoud Mirzaei, Mojtaba Mirzaei, Behnam Bagheri

17.08.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Implications of AB0 blood group in hypertensive patients with covid-19

Celestino Sardu, Raffaele Marfella, Paolo Maggi, Vincenzo Messina, Paolo Cirillo, Vinicio Codella, Jessica Gambardella, Antonio Sardu, Gianluca Gatta, Gaetano Santulli, Giuseppe Paolisso

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of bailout and planned rotational atherectomy for severe coronary calcified lesions

Cheng-fu Cao, Yu-liang Ma, Qi Li, Jian Liu, Hong Zhao, Ming-yu Lu, Wei-min Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Appropriate use of anti-thrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation at single-center experience, Northwest Ethiopia

Ermiyas Endewunet, Abilo Tadesse, Aynishet Adane, Mohamed Abdulkadir

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Congenital subclavian-superior vena cava arteriovenous fistula with initial stenosis in an adult: a case report

Geng Li, Xingjian Hu, Yin Wang, Si Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Permanent left bundle branch area pacing utilizing intracardiac echocardiogram

Xiang-Fei Feng, Peng-Pai Zhang, Bo Liu, Yan Zhao, Qiu-Fen Lu, Yi-Gang Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Non-invasively measured central and peripheral factors of oxygen uptake differ between patients with chronic heart failure and healthy controls

Joana Brochhagen, Michael Thomas Coll Barroso, Christian Baumgart, Jürgen Freiwald, Matthias Wilhelm Hoppe

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluation of β-blocker therapy for long-term outcomes in patients with low ejection fraction after cardiac surgery

Fu-Dong Fan, Hai-Tao Zhang, Tuo Pan, Xin-Long Tang, Dong-Jin Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Admission fasting plasma glucose is associated with in-hospital outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome and diabetes: findings from the improving Care for Cardiovascular Disease in China - Acute Coronary Syndrome (CCC-ACS) project

Nan Ye, Lijiao Yang, Guoqin Wang, Weijing Bian, Fengbo Xu, Changsheng Ma, Dong Zhao, Jing Liu, Yongchen Hao, Jun Liu, Na Yang, Hong Cheng, on behalf of the CCC-ACS

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The relationship between serum uric acid and cognitive function in patients with chronic heart failure

Weihua Niu, Huifeng Yang, Chengzhi Lu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide as a prognostic indicator for 30-day mortality following out-of-hospital cardiac arrest: a prospective observational study

Reidun Aarsetøy, Torbjørn Omland, Helge Røsjø, Heidi Strand, Thomas Lindner, Hildegunn Aarsetøy, Harry Staines, Dennis W. T. Nilsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Revisiting right anterior oblique projections for the triangle of Koch: implications from computed tomography

Yanjing Wang, Lin Liu, Robert Lakin, Nazari Polidovitch, Guohui Liu, Hongliang Yang, Ming Yu, Mingzhou Yan, Dong Zhao, Peter H. Backx, Huan Sun, Yuquan He, Ping Yang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Determinants of persistent smoking after acute myocardial infarction: an observational study

Jens Höpner, Udo Junge, Andrea Schmidt-Pokrzywniak, Christian Fischer, Rafael Mikolajczyk

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Recurrent attack of acute myocardial infarction complicated with ventricular fibrillation due to coronary vasospasm within a myocardial bridge: a case report

Xingwei He, Zakarya Ahmed, Xin Liu, Chang Xu, Hesong Zeng

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of plasma potassium normalization on short-term mortality in patients with hypertension and hypokalemia or low normal potassium

Maria Lukács Krogager, Peter Søgaard, Christian Torp-Pedersen, Henrik Bøggild, Christina Ji-Young Lee, Anders Bonde, Jesper Q. Thomassen, Gunnar Gislason, Manan Pareek, Kristian Kragholm

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

P-selectin (CD62P) and soluble TREM-like transcript-1 (sTLT-1) are associated with coronary artery disease: a case control study

Li Shen, Tianlun Yang, Ke Xia, Zhiqiang Yan, Juanjuan Tan, Lei Li, Yingchun Qin, Wei Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Procedural sedation for direct current cardioversion: a feasibility study between two management strategies in the emergency department

Giulia Stronati, Alessandro Capucci, Antonio Dello Russo, Erica Adrario, Andrea Carsetti, Michela Casella, Abele Donati, Federico Guerra

27.08.2020 | COVID-19 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Reverse takotsubo cardiomyopathy in fulminant COVID-19 associated with cytokine release syndrome and resolution following therapeutic plasma exchange: a case-report

Fahad Faqihi, Abdulrahman Alharthy, Rayan Alshaya, John Papanikolaou, Demetrios J. Kutsogiannis, Peter G. Brindley, Dimitrios Karakitsos

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Anti-modified citrullinated vimentin antibody: a novel biomarker associated with cardiac systolic dysfunction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis

Somayye Norouzi, Ali Javinani, Arya Aminorroaya, Maryam Masoumi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of suboptimal coronary blood flow after primary angioplasty and its implications on short-term outcomes in patients with acute anterior STEMI

Karim Elakabawi, Xin Huang, Sardar Ali Shah, Hameed Ullah, Gary S. Mintz, Zuyi Yuan, Ning Guo

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intrapericardial recombinant tissue plasminogen activator in purulent pericarditis- case series

Małgorzata Dybowska, Monika Szturmowicz, Lucyna Opoka, Piotr Rudziński, Witold Tomkowski

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Femoral neuropathy following venoarterial-extracorporeal membrane oxygenation therapy: a case report

Albert Youngwoo Jang, Young Jun Oh, Seok In Lee, Oh Kyung Lim, Soon Yong Suh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Plasma trimethylamine n-oxide is associated with renal function in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction

Fei Guo, Xueting Qiu, Zhirong Tan, Zhenyu Li, Dongsheng Ouyang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of efficacy and safety of drug-eluting versus uncoated balloon angioplasty for femoropopliteal arterial occlusive disease: a meta-analysis

Hai Feng, Xueming Chen, Xiaobo Guo, Zhe Zhang, Zhiwen Zhang, Bin Liu, Lishan Lian

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intraventricular muscle bundle as a novel cause of left ventricular aneurysm

Junyu Pei, Xiaoyan Zheng, Yuting Liu, Daoquan Peng, Bilian Yu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy of isoproterenol in the evaluation of dormant conduction and arrhythmogenic foci identification in atrial fibrillation ablation

Yusuke Sakamoto, Hiroyuki Osanai, Shotaro Hiramatsu, Hikari Matsumoto, Kensuke Tagahara, Hirotaka Hosono, Shun Miyamoto, Hiroto Uno, Hideki Kurokawa, Shun Kondo, Kotaro Tokuda, Takahiro Kanbara, Yoshihito Nakashima, Hiroshi Asano, Masayoshi Ajioka

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aortic dissection extending from the brachiocephalic artery during transradial coronary catheterization: a case report

Kihyun Kim, Yeon Seong Kim, Yeongmin Woo, Sang-Yong Yoo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A prediction model of contrast-associated acute kidney injury in patients with hypoalbuminemia undergoing coronary angiography

Liwei Liu, Jin Liu, Li Lei, Bo Wang, Guoli Sun, Zhaodong Guo, Yibo He, Feier Song, Zhubin Lun, Bowen Liu, Guanzhong Chen, Shiqun Chen, Yongquan Yang, Yong Liu, Jiyan Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Quantification of myocardial strain in patients with isolated left ventricular non-compaction and healthy subjects using deformable registration algorithm: comparison with feature tracking

Jia Liu, Yumin Li, Yue Cui, Yukun Cao, Sheng Yao, Xiaoyue Zhou, Jens Wetzl, Wenjuan Zeng, Heshui Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The preablation monocyte/ high density lipoprotein ratio predicts the late recurrence of paroxysmal atrial fibrillation after radiofrequency ablation

She-an Chen, Man-man Zhang, Meifang Zheng, Fei Liu, Lei Sun, Zheng-yu Bao, Fu-kun Chen, Hong-xiao Li, Xiang Gu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The role of Asprosin in patients with dilated cardiomyopathy

Ming-Shien Wen, Chao-Yung Wang, Jih-Kai Yeh, Chun-Chi Chen, Ming-Lung Tsai, Ming-Yun Ho, Kuo-Chun Hung, I-Chang Hsieh

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Shear stress improves the endothelial progenitor cell function via the CXCR7/ERK pathway axis in the coronary artery disease cases

Hua Zhou, Qiang Tu, Yan Zhang, Hua Qiang Xie, Qing Yun Shuai, Xiao Chuan Huang, Jie Fu, Zheng Cao

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correlation of serum N-Acetylneuraminic acid with the risk and prognosis of acute coronary syndrome: a prospective cohort study

Miao-Nan Li, Shao-Huan Qian, Zhuo-Ya Yao, Sheng-Ping Ming, Xiao-Jun Shi, Ping-Fang Kang, Ning-Ru Zhang, Xiao-Jing Wang, Da-Sheng Gao, Qing Gao, Heng Zhang, Hong-Ju Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Weekly variation in markers of cardiometabolic health – the possible effect of weekend behavior – a cross-sectional study

Louise Sølund Hansen, Marlene Rosager Lund Pedersen, Jakob Tarp, Anna Bugge, Niels Wedderkopp, Niels Christian Møller

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Endovascular repair combined with staged drainage for the treatment of infectious aortic aneurysm: a case report

Zhaoxiang Zeng, Zhenjiang Li, Yuxi Zhao, Junjun Liu, Jiaxuan Feng, Zaiping Jing, Rui Feng

01.12.2020 | Retraction Note | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Retraction Note: Prognostic value of heart failure in hemodialysis-dependent end-stage renal disease patients with myocardial fibrosis quantification by extracellular volume on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging

Hua-yan Xu, Zhi-gang Yang, Yi Zhang, Wan-lin Peng, Chun-chao Xia, Zhen-lin Li, Yong He, Rong Xu, Li Rao, Ying Peng, Yu-ming Li, Hong-ling Gao, Ying-kun Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Phosphodiesterase 5 inhibitor sildenafil in patients with heart failure with preserved ejection fraction and combined pre- and postcapillary pulmonary hypertension: a randomized open-label pilot study

Evgeny Belyavskiy, Artem Ovchinnikov, Alexandra Potekhina, Fail Ageev, Frank Edelmann

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiac rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction: the clinical features from an observational study and animal experiment

Qun Lu, Ping Liu, Jian-Hua Huo, Yan-Ni Wang, Ai-Qun Ma, Zu-Yi Yuan, Xiao-Jun Du, Ling Bai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Younger age of patients with myocardial infarction is associated with a higher number of relatives with a history of premature atherosclerosis

Michał Ambroziak, Katarzyna Niewczas-Wieprzowska, Agnieszka Maicka, Andrzej Budaj

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early changes in ambulatory electrocardiography after transcatheter closure in patients with atrial septal defect and factors affecting heart rate variability

Zhenyang Su, Qing Cao, Hao Zhang, Wei Sun, Haifeng Zhang, Yanhui Sheng, Rong Yang, Xiangqing Kong

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

ST segment elevation caused by ostial right coronary artery obstruction in infective endocarditis: a case report

Alexander Bolton, Georges Hajj, Laila Payvandi, Christopher Komanapalli

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Semi-urgent pulmonary vein isolation using cryoballoon for haemodynamically unstable atrial fibrillation storm in a patient with low cardiac output syndrome: a case report

Toshiharu Koike, Fumiaki Mori, Ryozo Maeda, Ken Kobayashi, Masayuki Sakai, Kenjiro Oyabu, Yuko Matsui, Masafumi Yoshikawa, Kou Sugiyama, Yoichi Ajiro, Kazunori Iwade

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Prevalences and associated factors of electrocardiographic abnormalities in Chinese adults: a cross-sectional study

Liping Yu, Xiaojun Ye, Zhaojun Yang, Wenying Yang, Bo Zhang, on behalf of the China National Diabetes and Metabolic Disorders Study Group

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Electrocardiographic findings of methanol toxicity: a cross-sectional study of 356 cases in Iran

Mohammad Hossein Nikoo, Alireza Arjangzadeh, Maryam Pakfetrat, Shahrokh Sadeghi Boogar, Vahid Mohammadkarimi, Vahid Reza Ostovan, Zohre Khodamoradi, Jamshid Roozbeh, Mohammadreza Khalili, Farnaz Kamali Haghighi Shirazi, Paryia Kouhi, Seyed Taghi Heydari

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The clinical significance of the incorporation of tissue Doppler imaging into low-dose Dobutamine stress echocardiography in patients with aortic stenosis prior to Transcatheter aortic valve implantation

Sahrai Saeed, Joerg Kellermair, Jon Herstad, Øyvind Bleie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increased augmentation index in patients with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome

Maurice Roeder, Sira Thiel, Frederic Baumann, Noriane A. Sievi, Marianne Rohrbach, Malcolm Kohler, Thomas Gaisl

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Global variation of risk thresholds for initiating statins for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease: a benefit-harm balance modelling study

Henock G. Yebyo, Sofia Zappacosta, Hélène E. Aschmann, Sarah R. Haile, Milo A. Puhan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Investigation of the underlying genes and mechanism of familial hypercholesterolemia through bioinformatics analysis

Dinghui Wang, Bin Liu, Tianhua Xiong, Wenlong Yu, Qiang She

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effect of cholesterol re-supplementation and atorvastatin on plaque composition in the thoracic aorta of New Zealand white rabbits

G. A. Bonaterra, K. Bender, B. Wilhelm, H. Schwarzbach, S. Metz, O. Kelber, D. Weiser, J. Metz, R. Kinscherf

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictive capacity of obesity indices for high blood pressure among southern Ethiopian adult population: a WHO STEPS survey

Befikadu Tariku Gutema, Adefris Chuka, Gistane Ayele, Nega Degefa Megersa, Muluken Bekele, Alazar Baharu, Mekdes Kondal Gurara

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intermittent hypoxia reduces infarct size in rats with acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Ke Hu, Wei Deng, Jing Yang, Yu Wei, Chaolin Wen, Xingsheng Li, Qingwei Chen, Dazhi Ke, Guiqiong Li

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Familial dilated cardiomyopathy caused by a novel variant in the Lamin A/C gene: a case report

Jing Huang, Qing Wan, Yu Zou, Lijie Wang, Yesheng Pan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Outcomes of Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy in Patients with Hypothyroidism and Heart Failure

Mei Yang, Xuping Li, John C. Morris III, Jinjun Liang, Abhishek J. Deshmukh, David Hodge, Yigang Li, Yong-Mei Cha

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors affecting the fruit and vegetable intake in Nepal and its association with history of self-reported major cardiovascular events

Sajama Nepali, Anupa Rijal, Michael Hecht Olsen, Craig S. McLachlan, Per Kallestrup, Dinesh Neupane

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Associations of multiple serum biomarkers and the risk of cardiovascular disease in China

Huichen Yao, Chenyang Hou, Weihua Liu, Jihu Yi, Wencong Su, Qingzhi Hou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

C-reactive protein for prediction of atrial fibrillation recurrence after catheter ablation

Pascal B. Meyre, Christian Sticherling, Florian Spies, Stefanie Aeschbacher, Steffen Blum, Gian Voellmin, Antonio Madaffari, David Conen, Stefan Osswald, Michael Kühne, Sven Knecht

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Value of the platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio in the prediction of left ventricular thrombus in anterior ST-elevation myocardial infarction with left ventricular dysfunction

Qian Zhang, Daoyuan Si, Zhongfan Zhang, Chengbing Wang, Haikuo Zheng, Shouping Li, Shijian Huang, Wenqi Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Early identification of carotid vulnerable plaque in asymptomatic patients

Yungen Jiao, Yahong Qin, Zhengang Zhang, Hao Zhang, Haiwei Liu, Chen Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of platelet reactivity between prasugrel and ticagrelor in patients with acute coronary syndrome: a meta-analysis

Mingxiang Wen, Yaqi Li, Xiang Qu, Yanyan Zhu, Lingfang Tian, Zhongqin Shen, Xiulin Yang, Xianqing Shi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Effectiveness and long-term outcomes of different crossing strategies for the endovascular treatment of iliac artery chronic Total occlusions

Huan Zhang, Xiangtao Li, Luyuan Niu, Yaping Feng, Xiaoyun Luo, Changming Zhang, Fuxian Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Thrombolysis implementation intervention and clinical outcome: a secondary analysis of a cluster randomized trial

Md Golam Hasnain, Christine L. Paul, John R. Attia, Annika Ryan, Erin Kerr, Christopher Oldmeadow, Catherine A. D’Este, Andrew Bivard, Isobel J. Hubbard, Abul Hasnat Milton, Christopher R. Levi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Significant functional tricuspid regurgitation portends poor outcomes in patients with atrial fibrillation and preserved left ventricular ejection fraction

Natthaporn Prapan, Nithima Ratanasit, Khemajira Karaketklang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of Dietary Inflammatory Index with cardiovascular disease in Kurdish adults: results of a prospective study on Ravansar non-communicable diseases

Azad Ayeneh pour, Mehdi Moradinazar, Mehnoosh Samadi, Behrooz Hamzeh, Farid Najafi, Sheno Karimi, Fakhereh Faraji, Mitra Darbandi, Yahya Pasdar

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Assessment of high sensitivity C-reactive protein and coronary plaque characteristics by computed tomography in patients with and without diabetes mellitus

Hai-Ting Zhou, De-Li Zhao, Guo-Kun Wang, Tian-Zuo Wang, Hong-Wei Liang, Jin-Ling Zhang

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Meigs’ syndrome mimicking heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a case report

Yoko Murayama, Yoshiro Kamoi, Hiroyuki Yamamoto, Jun Isogai, Takahiro Tanaka

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Interatrial block, P terminal force or fragmented QRS do not predict new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with severe chronic kidney disease

Tapio Hellman, Markus Hakamäki, Roosa Lankinen, Niina Koivuviita, Jussi Pärkkä, Petri Kallio, Tuomas Kiviniemi, K. E. Juhani Airaksinen, Mikko J. Järvisalo, Kaj Metsärinne

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Short-duration, submaximal intensity exercise stress combined with adenosine triphosphate decreases artifacts in myocardial perfusion single-photon emission computed tomography

Yukinori Shinoda, Koichi Tachibana, Tomoko Minamisaka, Hidetada Fukuoka, Hirooki Inui, Keisuke Ueno, Soki Inoue, Kentaro Mine, Kumpei Ueda, Shiro Hoshida

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Neuropsychological outcome after cardiac arrest: a prospective case control sub-study of the Targeted hypothermia versus targeted normothermia after out-of-hospital cardiac arrest trial (TTM2)

Erik Blennow Nordström, Gisela Lilja, Susanna Vestberg, Susann Ullén, Hans Friberg, Niklas Nielsen, Katarina Heimburg, Lars Evald, Marco Mion, Magnus Segerström, Anders M. Grejs, Thomas Keeble, Hans Kirkegaard, Hanna Ljung, Sofia Rose, Matthew P. Wise, Christian Rylander, Johan Undén, Tobias Cronberg

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Aortic stiffness and central hemodynamics in treatment-naïve HIV infection: a cross-sectional study

Pedro Martínez-Ayala, Guillermo Adrián Alanis-Sánchez, Luz Alicia González-Hernández, Monserrat Álvarez-Zavala, Rodolfo Ismael Cabrera-Silva, Jaime Federico Andrade-Villanueva, Karina Sánchez-Reyes, Moisés Ramos-Solano, Diego Alberto Castañeda-Zaragoza, David Cardona-Müller, Sylvia Totsuka-Sutto, Ernesto Cardona-Muñoz, Carlos G. Ramos-Becerra

01.12.2020 | Correction | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Correction to: Cardiac rupture complicating acute myocardial infarction: the clinical features from an observational study and animal experiment

Qun Lu, Ping Liu, Jian-Hua Huo, Yan-Ni Wang, Ai-Qun Ma, Zu-Yi Yuan, Xiao-Jun Du, Ling Bai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of 30-day and 90-day mortality among hemorrhagic and ischemic stroke patients in urban Uganda: a prospective hospital-based cohort study

Gertrude Namale, Onesmus Kamacooko, Anthony Makhoba, Timothy Mugabi, Maria Ndagire, Proscovia Ssanyu, John Bosco M. Ddamulira, Laetitia Yperzeele, Patrick Cras, Edward Ddumba, Janet Seeley, Robert Newton

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Plasma calprotectin was associated with platelet activation and no-reflow phenomenon in acute coronary syndrome

Nian-Peng Song, Xiao-Wen Zhen, Liu-dong Li, Lin Zhong, Hua Wang, Yi An

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

“One-stop shop”: safety and efficacy of combining atrial septal defect occlusion and left atrial appendage closure for patients with atrial septal defect and atrial fibrillation

Zhi-hui Zhang, Qing Yao, Hai-yun Huang, Ping Zhu, Xiang Xu, Zhi-Yuan Song, Hua-kang Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiac symptom attribution and knowledge of the symptoms of acute myocardial infarction: a systematic review

Benedikt Birnbach, Jens Höpner, Rafael Mikolajczyk

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Intraoperative blood transfusion volume is an independent risk factor for postoperative acute kidney injury in type A acute aortic dissection

Yanli Liu, Yuqiang Shang, Ding Long, Li Yu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy and safety of early ultrafiltration in patients with acute decompensated heart failure with volume overload: a prospective, randomized, controlled clinical trial

Jingyi Hu, Qianli Wan, Yue Zhang, Jun Zhou, Miaomiao Li, Li Jiang, Fang Yuan

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Editorial | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiology on the cutting edge: updates from the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Congress 2020

Enrique Gallego-Colon, Aldo Bonaventura, Alessandra Vecchié, Antonio Cannatà, Ciarán Martin Fitzpatrick

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Joint effect of race/ethnicity or location of residence and sex on low density lipoprotein-cholesterol among veterans with type 2 diabetes: a 10-year retrospective cohort study

Erin R. Weeda, Kinfe G. Bishu, Ralph Ward, R. Neal Axon, David J. Taber, Mulugeta Gebregziabher

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Usefulness of preoperative coronary computed tomography angiography in high risk non-cardiovascular surgery old patients with unknown or suspected coronary artery disease

Xue-Ming Li, Zhong-Zhi Xu, Zhi-Peng Wen, Jiao Pei, Wei Dai, Huai-Ming Wang, Jing Reng, Peng Zhou, Guo-Hui Xu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Influence of cigarette smoking on biventricular systolic function independent of respiratory function: a cross-sectional study

Yusuke Watanabe, Kazuko Tajiri, Atsuko Suzuki, Hiroyuki Nagata, Masayuki Kojima

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Epinephrine soaked tampons induced transient acute dilated cardiomyopathy during FESS procedure

Sari Naddaf, Scott Ehrenberg, Rony Hakim, Muhamad Mahamid, Yoav Turgeman, Ofir Koren

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Increased osteoprotegerin level is associated with impaired cardiovagal modulation in type-2 diabetic patients treated with oral antidiabetic drugs

M. R. Jasmine, Nivedita Nanda, Jayaprakash Sahoo, S. Velkumary, G. K. Pal

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Lesion outline and thermal field distribution of ablative in vitro experiments in myocardia: comparison of radiofrequency and laser ablation

Wei Li, Jia Liu, Tong-yi Huang, Xian Zhong, Dao-peng Yang, Xiao-hua Xie, Dong-hong Liu, Xiao-yan Xie, Bo-wen Zhuang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of revascularization on mortality and risk of ventricular arrhythmia in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy

Ahmad Alkharaza, Mousa Al-Harbi, Ihab El-sokkari, Steve Doucette, Ciorsti MacIntyre, Christopher Gray, Amir Abdelwahab, John L. Sapp, Martin Gardner, Ratika Parkash

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Evaluating the efficacy of an Advanced Care Planning Program for Health Decisions in patients with advanced heart failure: protocol for a Randomized Clinical Trial

Beatriz Sánchez, Carlos Guijarro, María Velasco, María Jesús Vicente, Miguel Galán, Benjamín Herreros

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Selenium supplementation in patients with peripartum cardiomyopathy: a proof-of-concept trial

Kamilu M. Karaye, Hadiza Sa’idu, Suleiman A. Balarabe, Naser A. Ishaq, Bushra Sanni, Haruna Abubakar, Baba Lawan Mohammed, Tijjani Abdulsalam, Jamilu Tukur, Idris Y. Mohammed

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between attendance at outpatient follow-up appointments and blood pressure control among patients with hypertension

Sajid Mahmood, Zahraa Jalal, Muhammad Abdul Hadi, Kifayat Ullah Shah

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Massive pericardial effusion and cardiac tamponade revealed undiagnosed Turner syndrome: a case report

Wei Qiang, Rongxin Sun, Xiaopu Zheng, Yuan Du

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Validation of myocardial infarction diagnosis in patients with congenital heart disease in Sweden

Maria Fedchenko, Zacharias Mandalenakis, Görel Hultsberg-Olsson, Helena Dellborg, Peter Eriksson, Mikael Dellborg

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Myocardial ischemia 10 years after a modified Cabrol procedure in a 42-year-old patient with Marfan syndrome

Ya Wei Hsiao, Jiann Woei Huang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The impact of growth differentiation factor 15 on the risk of cardiovascular diseases: two-sample Mendelian randomization study

Zhuo Wang, Fangkun Yang, Menghuai Ma, Qinyi Bao, Jinlian Shen, Feiming Ye, Xiaojie Xie

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictive ability of EuroSCORE II integrating cardiactroponin T in patients undergoing OPCABG

Xiang Li, Lingtong Shan, Mengwei Lv, Zhi Li, Chunyan Han, Ban Liu, Wen Ge, Yangyang Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Multipolar mapping for catheter ablation of premature ventricular complexes originating from papillary muscles in the structurally normal heart: a case series

Chi Cai, Jing Wang, Hongxia Niu, Wei Hua, Jianmin Chu, Shu Zhang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Differential leukocyte counts and cardiovascular mortality in very old patients with acute myocardial infarction: a Chinese cohort study

Xiao-Ni Yan, Jing-Lu Jin, Meng Zhang, Li-Feng Hong, Yuan-Lin Guo, Na-Qiong Wu, Cheng-Gang Zhu, Qian Dong, Jian-Jun Li

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Negative bone scintigraphy in wild-type transthyretin cardiac amyloidosis

Nicolò Martini, Stefania Rizzo, Cristiano Sarais, Alberto Cipriani

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Tolvaptan-induced hypernatremia related to low serum potassium level accompanying high blood pressure in patients with acute decompensated heart failure

Hidetada Fukuoka, Koichi Tachibana, Yukinori Shinoda, Tomoko Minamisaka, Hirooki Inui, Keisuke Ueno, Soki Inoue, Kentaro Mine, Kumpei Ueda, Shiro Hoshida

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Atrial matrix remodeling in atrial fibrillation patients with aortic stenosis

Mariana Fragão-Marques, I. Miranda, D. Martins, I. Barroso, C. Mendes, A. Pereira-Neves, I. Falcão-Pires, A. Leite-Moreira

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A medical epopee: recurrent fungal endocarditis, heart transplantation and chylopericardium

Antonio de Santis, Guilherme Moratti Gilberto, Sandrigo Mangini, Adalberto Batalha Megale, Fabio Antonio Gaiotto, Ricardo Mingarini Terra, Rodrigo Gobbo Garcia

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Late diagnosis of coarctation of the aorta in a 44-year-old male: a case report

Weijian Luo, Jilin Li, Xiaojun Huang, Xiangna Cai

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Blood group A: a risk factor for heart rupture after acute myocardial infarction

Yuan Fu, Mulei Chen, Hao Sun, Zongsheng Guo, Yuanfeng Gao, Xinchun Yang, Kuibao Li, Lefeng Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Midterm postoperative prognosis of patients with severe left heart valvular disease combined with moderate or severe pulmonary hypertension treated with treprostinil

Ning Xu, Shu-Ting Huang, Kai-Peng Sun, Zeng-Chun Wang, Hua Cao, Qiang Chen

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Resolution of post-anaesthesia aortic regurgitation by repair of a ruptured sinus of Valsalva aneurysm: 5 case reports

Qian Xue, Chun Yang, Xiu Han

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between plasma leptin/adiponectin ratios with the extent and severity of coronary artery disease

Asghar Rahmani, Yaser Toloueitabar, Yousef Mohsenzadeh, Roholla Hemmati, Kourosh Sayehmiri, Khairollah Asadollahi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

BRD4 and PIN1 gene polymorphisms are associated with high pulse pressure risk in a southeastern Chinese population

Jin-jia Qiu, Rui-zhi Yang, Yi-jie Tang, Ying-yi Lin, Hao-jie Xu, Na Zhang, Min Liang, Hong-da Cai, Kai Zeng, Xiao-dan Wu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Alternate recurrent coronary artery spasm and stress cardiomyopathy: a case report

Yunpeng Jin, Qiming Li, Xiaogang Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association of hemoglobin glycation index and its interaction with obesity/family history of hypertension on hypertension risk: a community-based cross-sectional survey

Jing Mi, Jian Song, Yingying Zhao, Xuesen Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Diabetic retinopathy predicts cardiovascular mortality in diabetes: a meta-analysis

Xiao-Hong Xu, Bo Sun, Shan Zhong, Dong-Dong Wei, Ze Hong, Ai-Qiang Dong

01.12.2020 | COVID-19 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Cardiac damage in patients with the severe type of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Jing Li, Yinghua Zhang, Fang Wang, Bing Liu, Hui Li, Guodong Tang, Zhigang Chang, Aihua Liu, Chunyi Fu, You Lv, Jing Gao, Jing Li

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Pelvic collateral pathway during endovascular aortoiliac aneurysm repair with internal iliac artery interruption: a retrospective observational study

Satoshi Nishi, Shogo Hayashi, Takuya Omotehara, Shinichi Kawata, Yoshihiro Suematsu, Masahiro Itoh

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Risk factors for Keshan disease: a prospective cohort study protocol of gut flora

Zhenzhen Li, Jin Wei, Yanping Zhang, Gaopeng Li, Huange Zhu, Na Lei, Qian He, Yan Geng, Jianhong Zhu

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Lung tumor presenting with acute myocardial infarction and lower extremity arterial embolism

Jichun Liu, Hao Chen, Xiangrong Xie, Yuwen Yang, Shengxing Tang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Estimate of prevalent ischemic stroke from triglyceride glucose-body mass index in the general population

Zhi Du, Liying Xing, Min Lin, Yingxian Sun

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Congenital coronary artery fistula in pediatric patients: transcatheter versus surgical closure

Xiaoyong Wang, Chengcheng Pang, Xiaobing Liu, Shushui Wang, Zhiwei Zhang, Jimei Chen, Jian Zhuang, Chengbin Zhou

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A comparison between two different definitions of contrast-associated acute kidney injury for long-term mortality in patients with diabetes undergoing coronary angiography: a prospective cohort study

Zhubin Lun, Li Lei, Dianhua Zhou, Ming Ying, Liwei Liu, Guanzhong Chen, Jin Liu, Yibo He, Huanqiang Li, Zhidong Huang, Yongquan Yang, Jianfeng Ye, Yong Liu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Addition of routine blood biomarkers to TIMI risk score improves predictive performance of 1-year mortality in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction

Pyung Chun Oh, Young Sil Eom, Jeonggeun Moon, Ho-Jun Jang, Tae-Hoon Kim, Jon Suh, Min Gyu Kong, Sang-Don Park, Sung Woo Kwon, Soon Yong Suh, Kyounghoon Lee, Seung Hwan Han, Taehoon Ahn, Woong Chol Kang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Potential value of guard-wire technology in the interventional treatment for ostial coronary lesions

Xiaoqiong Wang, Xuemei Zong, Bingqiang Li, Zhanying Han, Xinjie Duan, Ying Li, Jing Zhang, Yaohui Wang, Yaoli Wang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Global prevalence of congenital heart disease in school-age children: a meta-analysis and systematic review

Yingjuan Liu, Sen Chen, Liesl Zühlke, Sonya V. Babu-Narayan, Graeme C. Black, Mun-kit Choy, Ningxiu Li, Bernard D. Keavney

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The safety of Ramadan Fasting following Percutaneous Coronary Intervention

Osama A. Amin, Ahmed Alaarag

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Impact of estimated glomerular filtration rate on long-term clinical outcomes among Chinese patients with atrial fibrillation

Huaibin Wan, Juan Wang, Yanmin Yang, Xin Fan, Dongdong Chen, Ning Bian

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Diagnostic performance of clinic and home blood pressure measurements compared with ambulatory blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Auttakiat Karnjanapiboonwong, Thunyarat Anothaisintawee, Usa Chaikledkaew, Charungthai Dejthevaporn, John Attia, Ammarin Thakkinstian

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Paraganglioma in the posterior mediastinum: a case report

Jong-Ho Nam, Jong-Seon Park, Joon Hyuk Choi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Comparison of QT dispersion in patients with ST elevation acute myocardial infarction (STEMI) before and after treatment by streptokinase versus primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI)

Abbas Valizadeh, Sahar Soltanabadi, Saeed Koushafar, Maryam Rezaee, Reza Jahankhah

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Right-sided infective endocarditis in association with a left-to-right shunt complicated by haemoptysis and acute renal failure: a case report

Rubi Stephani Hellwege, Meinrad Gawaz

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Factors related to fear of movement after acute cardiac hospitalization

P. Keessen, C. H. M. Latour, I. C. D. van Duijvenbode, B. Visser, A. Proosdij, D. Reen, W. J. M. Scholte op Reimer

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Association between serum lactate levels and mortality in patients with cardiogenic shock receiving mechanical circulatory support: a multicenter retrospective cohort study

Fernando Luís Scolari, Daniel Schneider, Débora Vacaro Fogazzi, Miguel Gus, Marciane Maria Rover, Marcely Gimenes Bonatto, Gustavo Neves de Araújo, André Zimerman, Daniel Sganzerla, Lívia Adams Goldraich, Cassiano Teixeira, Gilberto Friedman, Carisi Anne Polanczyk, Luis Eduardo Rohde, Regis Goulart Rosa, Rodrigo Vugman Wainstein

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Poor cardiovascular health status among Chinese women

Tian-Wen Han, Yu-Qi Liu, Wei Dong, Xiao-Juan Bai, Yu-Yang Liu, Xi Su, Yu-Ming Li, Ju-Ying Qian, Mei-Xiang Xiang, Lin Cai, Qian Lin, Jing-Bo Hou, Jie Yang, Dan-Dan Li, Huan-Wan Yang, Shan-Shan Zhou, Jing Wang, Feng Tian, Xue-Qiao Zhao, Yun-Dai Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Higher urinary nitrate was associated with lower prevalence of congestive heart failure: results from NHANES

Zhuo Wu, Ting Tian, Wang Ma, Wen Gao, Ninghong Song

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Feasibility and validity of Ecological Momentary Assessment in patients with acute coronary syndrome

François A. M. Jean, Igor Sibon, Mathilde Husky, Thierry Couffinhal, Joel Swendsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictive efficacy of neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio for long-term prognosis in new onset acute coronary syndrome: a retrospective cohort study

Yi Yang, Yanan Xu, Jun Wang, Xueqin Zhai, Haibing Jiang

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Controlled direct effect of psychiatric disorders on cardiovascular disease: evidence from a large Kurdish cohort

Zahra Darabi, Farid Najafi, Roya Safari-Faramani, Yahya Salimi

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The diagnostic capability of electrocardiography on the cardiogenic shock in the patients with acute myocarditis

Dan Yang, Qing Dai, Han Wu, Jianzhou Chen, Jingmei Zhang, Zhonghai Wei

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Investigating the prevalence of hypertension and its associated risk factors in a population-based study: Fasa PERSIAN COHORT data

Mostafa Bijani, Saeed Parvizi, Azizallah Dehghan, Massih Sedigh-Rahimabadi, Mahsa Rostami-chijan, Maryam Kazemi, Mohammad Mehdi Naghizadeh, Alireza Ghaemi, Reza Homayounfar, Mojtaba Farjam

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Elderly patients with atrial fibrillation in routine clinical practice—peri-procedural management of edoxaban oral anticoagulation therapy is associated with a low risk of bleeding and thromboembolic complications: a subset analysis of the prospective, observational, multinational EMIT-AF study

M. Unverdorben, C. von Heymann, A. Santamaria, M. Saxena, T. Vanassche, J. Jin, P. Laeis, R. Wilkins, C. Chen, P. Colonna

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Transcatheter closure for patent ductus arteriosus in patients with Eisenmenger syndrome: to do or not?

Jing Xu, Liang Wang, Yunli Shen, Liang Geng, Fadong Chen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Distribution and prognostic value of left ventricular global longitudinal strain in elderly patients with symptomatic severe aortic stenosis undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Jonas Agerlund Povlsen, Vibeke Guldbrand Rasmussen, Henrik Vase, Kaare Troels Jensen, Christian Juhl Terkelsen, Evald Høj Christiansen, Mariann Tang, Anders Lehmann Dahl Pedersen, Steen Hvitfeldt Poulsen

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Patients with hip fracture and total hip arthroplasty surgery differ in anthropometric, but not cardiovascular screening abnormalities

Regina Csanády-Leitner, Franz J. Seibert, Corinna M. Perchtold-Stefan, Werner Maurer-Ertl, Kathrin Hilgarter, Helmut K. Lackner

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A preoperative mortality risk assessment model for Stanford type A acute aortic dissection

Juntao Kuang, Jue Yang, Qiuji Wang, Changjiang Yu, Ying Li, Ruixin Fan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The effect of ALDH2 rs671 gene mutation on clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in a big data study of Chinese population: associations differ between the sexes

Danchen Wang, Yutong Zou, Songlin Yu, Songbai Lin, Honglei Li, Yicong Yin, Ling Qiu, Tengda Xu, Jie Wu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The characteristics and risk factors of in-stent restenosis in patients with percutaneous coronary intervention: what can we do

Pengfei Wang, Haixia Qiao, RuiJuan Wang, Ruitian Hou, Jingtao Guo

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Acute decompensated heart failure in a non cardiology tertiary referral centre, Sarawak General Hospital (SGH-HF)

Hwei Sung Ling, Bui Khiong Chung, Pin Fen Chua, Kai Xin Gan, Wai Leng Ho, Elora Yoke Ling Ong, Cindy Hui San Kueh, Yie Ping Chin, Alan Yean Yip Fong

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physical functional performance and prognosis in patients with heart failure: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Iván José Fuentes-Abolafio, Brendon Stubbs, Luis Miguel Pérez-Belmonte, María Rosa Bernal-López, Ricardo Gómez-Huelgas, Antonio Ignacio Cuesta-Vargas

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Establishment and validation of a risk model for prediction of in-hospital mortality in patients with acute ST-elevation myocardial infarction after primary PCI

Nan Gao, Xiaoyong Qi, Yi Dang, Yingxiao Li, Gang Wang, Xiao Liu, Ning Zhu, Jinguo Fu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Inverse association of diabetes and dialysis with the severity of femoropopliteal lesions and chronic total occlusion: a cross-sectional study of 2056 cases

Mitsuyoshi Takahara, Yoshimitsu Soga, Masahiko Fujihara, Daizo Kawasaki, Amane Kozuki, Osamu Iida

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Non-O blood group is associated with lower risk of in-hospital mortality in non-surgically managed patients with type A aortic dissection

Song Huang, Yequn Chen, Zhaotao Huang, Shiwan Wu, Nianling Xiong, Xiru Huang, Xin Wang, Chang Chen, Bin Wang, Weiping Li, Liangli Hong, Shu Ye, Xuerui Tan

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Genetic determinants of clinical phenotype in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

Lazar Velicki, Djordje G. Jakovljevic, Andrej Preveden, Miodrag Golubovic, Marija Bjelobrk, Aleksandra Ilic, Snezana Stojsic, Fausto Barlocco, Maria Tafelmeier, Nduka Okwose, Milorad Tesic, Paul Brennan, Dejana Popovic, Arsen Ristic, Guy A. MacGowan, Nenad Filipovic, Lars S. Maier, Iacopo Olivotto

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

A novel nomogram to predict perioperative acute kidney injury following isolated coronary artery bypass grafting surgery with impaired left ventricular ejection fraction

Hongyuan Lin, Jianfeng Hou, Hanwei Tang, Kai Chen, Hansong Sun, Zhe Zheng, Shengshou Hu

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Predictors of acute cardiovascular events following acute exacerbation period for patients with COPD: a nested case–control study

Wei-ping Hu, Tsokyi Lhamo, Feng-ying Zhang, Jing-qing Hang, Yi-hui Zuo, Jian-lan Hua, Shan-qun Li, Jing Zhang

01.12.2020 | Case report | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Short-term use of “ECMELLA” in the context of fulminant eosinophilic myocarditis with cardiogenic shock

Mintje Bohné, Da-Un Chung, Eike Tigges, Hendrick van der Schalk, Daniela Waddell, Niklas Schenker, Stephan Willems, Karin Klingel, Dietmar Kivelitz, Edda Bahlmann

01.12.2020 | Study protocol | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Efficacy of team-based collaborative care for distressed patients in secondary prevention of chronic coronary heart disease (TEACH): study protocol of a multicenter randomized controlled trial

Christoph Herrmann-Lingen, Christian Albus, Martina de Zwaan, Franziska Geiser, Katrin Heinemann, Martin Hellmich, Matthias Michal, Monika Sadlonova, Ralf Tostmann, Rolf Wachter, Birgit Herbeck Belnap

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Label-free optical biomarkers detect early calcific aortic valve disease in a wild-type mouse model

Ishita Tandon, Shelby Johns, Alan Woessner, Jessica Perez, Delaney Cross, Asya Ozkizilcik, Timothy J. Muldoon, Srikanth Vallurupalli, Muralidhar Padala, Kyle P. Quinn, Kartik Balachandran

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

The emotional and social burden of heart failure: integrating physicians’, patients’, and caregivers’ perspectives through narrative medicine

Marco Testa, Antonietta Cappuccio, Maura Latella, Silvia Napolitano, Massimo Milli, Massimo Volpe, Maria Giulia Marini, TRUST participants

01.12.2020 | Research article | Ausgabe 1/2020 Open Access

Physiological benefits evaluated by quantitative flow ratio in patients with reduced left ventricular ejection fraction who underwent percutaneous coronary intervention

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C-reactive protein in traditional melanesians on Kitava

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