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DGK Herztage 2021


14.09.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Early arrhythmia recurrence after catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation: is it predictive for late recurrence?

Radiofrequency catheter ablation (RFCA) has become an established therapy option for patients with symptomatic drug-refractory atrial fibrillation (AF). Early recurrence of atrial tachyarrhythmia (ERAT) after pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) is …

12.09.2021 | Review Open Access

Pregnancy-related acute myocardial infarction: a review of the recent literature

Pregnancy-related acute myocardial infarction is a rare and potentially life-threatening cardiovascular event, the incidence of which is growing due to the heightened prevalence of several risk factors, including increased maternal age. Its main …

09.09.2021 | Original Paper

Safety and efficacy of minimalist transcatheter aortic valve implantation using a new-generation balloon-expandable transcatheter heart valve in bicuspid and tricuspid aortic valves

Bicuspid aortic valve (BAV)—due to congenital absence or fusion of one or more aortic commissures—is the most frequent inherited valvular defect with an estimated prevalence of 0.5–2.0% in the general population [ 1 , 2 ]. Compared to subjects with …

08.09.2021 | Original Paper Open Access

Influence of receptor selectivity on benefits from SGLT2 inhibitors in patients with heart failure: a systematic review and head-to-head comparative efficacy network meta-analysis

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) had been established in type 2 diabetes (T2D) care for some time when their positive impact on cardiovascular (CV) outcomes—including heart failure (HF)—was recognized [ 1 – 4 ]. A potential …

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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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  •  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Pädiatrische Kardiologie (DGPK)
  •  Deutsche Gesellschaft für Prävention und Rehabilitation von Herz-Kreislauf-Erkrankungen 
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