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14.06.2021 | Original Paper

New-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with worsening heart failure and coronary artery disease: an analysis from the COMMANDER-HF trial

Atrial fibrillation (AF) in the presence of other risk factors such as heart failure (HF) is associated with poor outcomes including a high risk of stroke and other thromboembolic events warranting the use of anticoagulants and a strategy for the …

10.06.2021 | Original Paper

Exercise hemodynamics in heart failure patients with preserved and mid-range ejection fraction: key role of the right heart

Since its introduction in the “2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure” [ 1 ], the term “heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction” (HFmrEF, left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) 40–49%) has …

09.06.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Catheter ablation of supraventricular tachycardia in patients with and without structural heart disease: insights from the German ablation registry

Supraventricular tachycardia (SVT) comprises a heterogeneous group of arrhythmias with an atrial and/or ventricular rate of more than 100 beats per minute at rest, which involve cardiac tissue at the level of the His bundle or above [ 1 ]. The …

08.06.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Development and external validation of prognostic models to predict sudden and pump-failure death in patients with HFrEF from PARADIGM-HF and ATMOSPHERE

Sudden death (SD) and pump failure death (PFD) are the predominant modes of death in patients with heart failure and reduced ejection fraction [ 1 ]. Quantifying an individual patient’s risk for mode-specific mortality can help with complex and …

06.06.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Effects of face masks on performance and cardiorespiratory response in well-trained athletes

Face masks have been shown to actively contain transmission of SARS-CoV-2 [ 1 – 3 ]. During the COVID-19 pandemic, public authorities in various countries made it mandatory to wear face masks in indoor and outdoor public places. Additionally …

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International journal for clinical cardiovascular research. It provides a forum for original and review articles as well as clinical correspondence and critical perspective articles. Articles are only accepted if they meet stringent scientific standards and have undergone peer review. The journal regularly receives articles from the field of clinical cardiology, angiology, as well as heart and vascular surgery. As the official journal of the German Cardiac Society, it gives a current and competent survey on the diagnosis and therapy of heart and vascular diseases. Supplemental issues are published in Clinical Research of Cardiology Supplements.


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