• H. Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 49-50

    Abstract
    Pulmonary vein thrombosis (PVT) is often not diagnosed because PVT has subtle symptoms and PVT is believed to be rare. The mechanism for the formation of PVT is unclear. In [...]

  • . Hidekazu Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1)

  • H. Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 37-40

  • H. Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 63-64

  • H. Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 32-34

    Abstract
    Few studies have reported the differences between transthoracic echocardiography (TTE) and 64-slice multidetector CT (64-MDCT) in identifying left atrium (LA) thrombi. I report [...]

  • H. Takeuchi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 1-3

    Abstract
    Stroke remains a devastating complication following cardiac surgery. Pulmonary vein thrombi (PVT) are believed to be rare, but I have reported 37 cases of PVT in elderly patients [...]

  • . Nami Takano, . Haruhito Takano, . Taira Fukuda, . Hironobu Kikuchi, . Gaku Oguri, . Kazuya Fukumura, . Kuniaki Iwasawa, . Toshiaki Nakajima
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 12-18

    Abstract
    Chronotropic incompetence (CI), an attenuated heart rate (HR) response to exercise, is common in patients with cardiovascular disease. The aim of this study was to assess [...]

  • . Wataru Takabatake, . Takahisa Noma, . Yasuyoshi Iwado, . Shohei Ishikawa, . Atsushi Tobiume, . Yusuke Hasui, . Keiji Matsunaga, . Kaoru Mantani, . Kumi Konishi, . Ryo Kawakami, . Naoko Ishihara, . Yasuhiro Ishihara, . Makoto Ishizawa, . Kaori Ishikawa, . Kazushi Murakami, . Koji Ohmori, . Yoshihiro Nishiyama, . Masakazu Kohno
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 81-86

    Abstract
    The impact of nicorandil as adjunctive therapy for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) is controversial. We [...]

  • . Catherine Szymanski, . Sylvestre Maréchaux, . Patrick Bruneval, . Michel Andréjak, V. Montpréville, . Emre Belli, C. Tribouilloy
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 67-69

    Abstract
    Patients exposed to benfluorex have an increased risk of restrictive organic valvular heart disease. Aortic and mitral regurgitations caused by fibrotic valve disease are [...]

  • . Kristina Svennerholm, . Pouria Rodsand, . Urban Hellman, . Marie Lundholm, . Anders Waldenström, . Björn Biber, . Gunnar Ronquist, . Michael Haney
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 62-67

    Abstract
    Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are thought to exert protective effects after ischemic and remote ischemic preconditioning. It is not well understood which EV content factors [...]

  • . Makoto Suzuki, . Atsushi Seki, . Itaru Takamisawa, . Tetsuya Tobaru, . Morimasa Takayama, . Tetsuya Sumiyoshi, . Hitonobu Tomoike
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 108-113

    Abstract
    We retrospectively investigated our hypothesis that pre-percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) procedural therapeutic hypothermia may have clinical advantages in patients [...]

  • . Tomonori Sugiura, . Yasuaki Dohi, . Sumiyo Yamashita, . Soichiro Iwaki, . Shiori Ito, . Akimasa Sanagawa, . Nobuyuki Ohte, . Satoshi Fujii
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 83-87

    Abstract
    Cigarette smoking promotes vascular endothelial damage and accelerates progression of atherosclerosis. The purpose of this study was to examine whether the circulating level [...]

  • . Daisuke Sueta, . Seiji Hokimoto, . Ken Okamoto, . Hisayo Yasuda, . Hiroki Usuku, . Hirokazu Tazume, . Eiichiro Yamamoto, . Kenji Sakamoto, . Yasuhiro Izumiya, . Kenichi Tsujita, . Koichi Kaikita, . Hisashi Sakaguchi, . Toshihiro Fukui, . Hisao Ogawa
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 17-18

  • . Daisuke Sueta, . Eiichiro Yamamoto, . Tomoko Tanaka, . Yoshihiro Hirata, . Kenji Sakamoto, . Kenichi Tsujita, . Sunao Kojima, . Koichi Nishiyama, . Koichi Kaikita, . Seiji Hokimoto, . Hideaki Jinnouchi, . Hisao Ogawa
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 52-54

  • . Daisuke Sueta, . Seiji Hokimoto, . Takashi Miyazaki, . Kenji Sakamoto, . Kenichi Tsujita, . Eiichiro Yamamoto, . Noriaki Tabata, . Sunao Kojima, . Koichi Kaikita, . Hisao Ogawa
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 70-72

  • K. Siontis, . Malini Madhavan, . Suraj Kapa, S. J. Asirvatham, P. A. Noseworthy
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

  • K. Siontis, P. Chareonthaitawee
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 54-59

    Abstract
    Despite substantive growth in utilization of positron emission tomography (PET) myocardial perfusion imaging (MPI), evidence on its prognostic value is limited. We aimed to [...]

  • . Kazuki Shimizu, . Masanori Yamamoto, . Yutaka Koyama, . Atsuko Kodama, . Hirotomo Sato, . Seiji Kano, . Tomohiko Teramoto, . Masashi Kimura, . Koshi Sawada, . Yoshihiro Goto, . Shinji Ogawa, . Hiroshi Baba, . Etsuo Tsuchikane, . Yasuhide Okawa, . Takahiko Suzuki
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 95-99

    Abstract
    This study sought to investigate the clinical utility of aortic valve calcium score (AVCS) determined by using cardiac multislice computed tomography (MSCT). Data of 1315 [...]

  • M. Rahman, . Rajan Sharma, S. Brecker
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 9-18

    Abstract
    We investigated the effect of chronic kidney disease (CKD) on morbidity and mortality following transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) including patients on haemodialysis, [...]

  • N. R. Shah, R. Al-Lamee, . Justin Davies
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 20-25

    Abstract
    Fractional flow reserve (FFR) assessment provides anatomical and physiological information that is often used to tailor treatment strategies in coronary artery disease. Whilst [...]

  • . Nadim Shah, K. Soon, C. Wong, . Anne-Maree Kelly
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 60-65

    Abstract
    Deaths due to coronary heart disease (CHD) remain high worldwide, despite recent achievements. An effective screening strategy may improve outcomes further if implemented [...]

  • . Aravind Sekhar, B. S. Sutton, . Prafull Raheja, A. Mohsen, . Emily Anggelis, C. N. Anggelis, M. C. Keith, . Buddhadeb Dawn, . Samantha Straton, M. P. Flaherty
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016).

    Abstract
    This was a prospective, single-center study evaluating the efficacy and cost-effectiveness of early ambulation (within 30 min) following femoral artery closure with the ProGlide® [...]

  • . Akira Sato, . Kazutaka Aonuma
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 43-48

    Abstract
    Percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) may be complicated by periprocedural myocardial infarction (PMI) as manifested by elevated cardiac biomarkers such as creatine kinase [...]

  • E. Saliba, Y. Sia, A. Dore, I. El Hamamsy
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 91-100

    Abstract
    Thoracic ascending aorta aneurysms (TAA) are an important cause of mortality in adults but are a relatively less studied subject compared to abdominal aortic aneurysms (AAA). [...]

  • B. Andrea, . Jacob Atié, . Steffen Desh, . Phillip Lurz, . Gerhard Hindricks
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 35-42

    Abstract
    To evaluate in vivo the feasibility and safety of renal sympathetic denervation (RSD) with different catheters and various radiofrequency protocols. Twenty-two pigs were included. [...]

  • R. E. Redgrave, . Simon Tual-Chalot, B. J. Davison, . Elizabeth Greally, . Mauro Santibanez-Koref, J. E. Schneider, A. M. Blamire, H. M. Arthur
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016).

    Abstract
    Mice are frequently used in research to examine outcomes of myocardial infarction (MI) and to investigate therapeutic interventions at an early pre-clinical stage. The MI [...]

  • . Madhab Ray, . Robin Ruthazer, J. R. Beshansky, D. M. Kent, J. T. Mukherjee, . Hadeel Alkofide, H. P. Selker
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    The IMMEDIATE Trial of emergency medical service use of intravenous glucose–insulin–potassium (GIK) very early in acute coronary syndromes (ACS) showed benefit for the [...]

  • Q. de Hemptinne, D. de Cannière, . Jean-Luc Vandenbossche, . Philippe Unger
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 1-5

    Abstract
    Calcified amorphous tumor (CAT) of the heart is a rare non-neoplastic intracavitary cardiac mass. Several case reports have been published but large series are lacking. To [...]

  • . Hai-Ying Qi, . Ru-Yan Ma, . Li-Xia Jiang, . Shu-Ping Li, S. Mai, . Hong Chen, M. Ge, . Mei-Ying Wang, . Hai-Ning Liu, . Yue-Hong Cai, S. Xu, J. Li
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 158-164

    Abstract
    Altitude-hypoxia induces pulmonary arterial hypertension and altered cardiac morphology and function, which is little known in healthy children at high altitude. We compared [...]

  • S. P. Ponamgi, C. DeSimone, C. J. Lenz, . Megan Coylewright, S. J. Asirvatham, D. R. Holmes, D. L. Packer
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Fibrosing mediastinitis (FM) is a rare but fatal disease characterized by an excessive fibrotic reaction in the mediastinum, which can lead to life-threatening stenosis of [...]

  • . Johan Petrini, . Mohamed Yousry, . Per Eriksson, H. M. Björk, . Anette Rickenlund, . Anders Franco-Cereceda, . Kenneth Caidahl, M. J. Eriksson
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 74-79

    Abstract
    A bicuspid aortic valve (BAV) is associated with accelerated aortic valve disease (AVD) and abnormalities in aortic elasticity. We investigated the intima-media thickness [...]

  • . Elisabetta Palmerini, . Henrik Antti, . Dmitry Shungin, . Stefan Soderberg, . Sergio Mondillo, M. Y. Henein
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 109-114

    Abstract
    Exertional angina in patients with no coronary flow limiting lesions remains a clinical puzzle. We aimed to assess the extent of coronary artery calcification (CAC) and its [...]

  • . Filomena Pacelli, . Antonio Rapacciuolo, . Alessandra Giamundo, . Grazia Canciello, . Anna Franzone, . Massimo Imbriaco, . Bruno Trimarco, . Maria-Angela Losi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 20-22

  • C. Nwakile, . Bhaskar Purushottam, . Jeong Yun, . Vikas Bhalla, D. Lynn Morris, V. Figueredo
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 42-44

  • . Romina Navarri, . Stefano Lunghetti, . Matteo Cameli, . Sergio Mondillo, . Roberto Favilli, . Francesca Scarpini, . Luca Puccetti
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 153-157

    Abstract
    Levosimendan improves clinical and hemodynamic parameters exerting an anti-inflammatory and antiapoptotic effect in decompensated heart failure. The aim of this study was [...]

  • N. Nair, . A.A. Schmitt, E. Rau, S. Anders, . D. Sandler, . T.B. Icenogle
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 49-54

    Abstract
    With continued increase in the use of mechanical circulatory support, the incidence of device thrombus remains a challenge. This study is a retrospective analysis of data [...]

  • . Pajaree Mongkhon, P. Dilokthornsakul, . Kanokkorn Tepwang, . Kannika Tapanya, C. Sopitprasan, . Pitchapat Chaliawsin, . Surasak Saokaew
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 9-14

    Abstract
    Accessibility of primary percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) in primary care settings is limited. [...]

  • . Polona Mlakar, . Barbara Salobir, . Nusret Čobo, . Janja Strašek, . Marija Prezelj, . Ana Debevc, . Borut Jug, . Marjeta Terčelj, . Mišo Šabovič
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 40-48

    Abstract
    Chronic inflammation, the fundamental pathogenetic process of atherosclerosis, can be modified by pharmacological and non-pharmacological measures as a part of secondary prevention [...]

  • . Olga McLeod, . Pontus Dunér, . Ann Samnegård, . Per Tornvall, . Jan Nilsson, . Anders Hamsten, . Eva Bengtsson
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 42-47

    Abstract
    Collagen type IV is the major constituent of basement membranes underlying endothelial cells and is important for endothelial cell attachment and function. Autoantibodies [...]

  • . J. Mazhar, E. Shaw, . U.K. Allahwala, . G.A. Figtree, . R. Bhindi
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 14-17

    Abstract
    There is limited data on how well 2D-QCA and OCT agree with each other for measurement of coronary artery lumen dimensions. We aimed to assess the agreement between the two [...]

  • . Alfonso Mayorga-Bajo, R. Estévez-Loureiro, A. Prado, . David Alonso, . Felipe Fernández-Vázquez
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 65-67

  • . Violeta Mattea, . Carsten Salomon, . Niels Menck, . Philipp Lauten, F. Malur, . Anja Schade, . Frank Steinborn, . Lisa Costello-Boerrigter, . Axel Neumeister, . Harald Lapp
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 46-52

    Abstract
    Transradial artery (TRA) left heart catheterization is an increasingly used technique for both diagnostic and interventional coronary procedures. This study evaluates the [...]

  • . N.M. Malara, . V. Trunzo, . G. Musolino, . S. Aprigliano, G. Rotta, . L. Macrina, . T. Limongi, . S. Gratteri, E. Di Fabrizio, . A. Renzulli, M. Fini, . V. Mollace
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 48-53

    Abstract
    Consistent expansion of primary human endothelial cells in vitro is critical in the development of engineered tissue. A variety of complex culture media and techniques developed [...]

  • . Ciara Mahon, . David Keane, . John Erwin
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 95-97

    Abstract
    Left atrial appendage (LAA) thrombus is an accepted risk factor for ischemic stroke. Following a literature review we were unable to identify a study that determined the incidence [...]

  • D. H. MacIver, . Ismail Adeniran, . Henggui Zhang
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 113-118

    Abstract
    The purpose of this study was to determine the mathematical relationship between left ventricular ejection fraction and global myocardial strain. A reduction in myocardial [...]

  • . Patricia Lounsbury, A. S. Elokda, . Darin Gylten, . Ross Arena, . William Clarke, E. E.I. Gordon
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 170-175

    Abstract
    Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (OP-CR) is a highly beneficial program but vastly under utilized. The efficacy of a text-messaging program was analyzed to determine if implementation [...]

  • H. Li, J. Ge
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 25-31

    Abstract
    Despite revolutionary advancement in medicine over the past century, cardiovascular disease (CVD) remains the leading cause of death and disability in the world. Likewise, [...]

  • S. Li, . Clifford Browning, J. Popkin
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 72-73

  • . Yen-Wen Liu, . Chin-Chung Tseng, . Chi-Ting Su, . Yu-Tzu Chang, . Ju-Yi Chen, . Li-Yin Chen, . Liang-Miin Tsai, . Jyh-Hong Chen, . Ming-Cheng Wang, . Wei-Chuan Tsai
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 1-8

    Abstract
    Although left ventricular (LV) global systolic longitudinal strain (GLS) reliably and accurately assesses LV systolic function and is also a powerful prognostic predictor, [...]

  • . Yiyun Lin, . Zhinong Wang, J. He, . Zhiyun Xu, . Jian Xiao, . Yufeng Zhang, H. Peng
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 15-19

    Abstract
    Functional tricuspid regurgitation (FTR) is frequent in patients with mitral valve disease. Untreated tricuspid regurgitation (TR) may cause poor clinical outcomes. The surgical [...]

  • S. Lee, . Wei-Chun Huang, . Nan-Jing Peng, C. Hu
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 14-19

    Abstract
    Dipyridamole-induced stress myocardial perfusion scans (MPS) has been widely used for management of coronary artery disease. The adverse effects of dipyridamole and other [...]

  • D. Lee, D. Li, . Borut Jug, . Jenny Papazian, . Matthew Budoff
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 42-46

    Abstract
    Detecting coronary artery disease (CAD) is pivotal in etiologic assessment and management of left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction. Only a limited number of studies have [...]

  • . S. Laudari, . G. Subramanyam
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 26-30

    Abstract
    Rheumatic heart disease is one of the most common cause for heart failure and associated mortalities/morbidities in the young population in developing countries like Nepal [...]

  • B. A. Lara, . Fujian Qu, E. Kevin Heist, B. B. Pavri, A. Bakel, J. M. Herre, P. F. Binkley
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    A significant proportion of patients admitted for acute decompensated heart failure (ADHF) that undergo volume reduction therapy are discharged with unchanged or increased [...]

  • . Subhrajit Lahiri, B. Gulman, J. Gutierrez, . Athena Pefkarou
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 24-25

  • S. A. LaHaye, J. B. Olesen, S. P. Lacombe
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    With the publication of the 2014 Focused Update of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Guidelines for the Management of Atrial Fibrillation, the Canadian Cardiovascular Society [...]

  • . Jacek Kurzawski, A. Janion-Sadowska, M. Sadowski
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 33-40

    Abstract
    The diagnosis of thrombus in the left atrium in patients with persistent atrial fibrillation (AF) and may be inconsistent because of variability in thrombus morphology. In [...]

  • . Muneo Kurokawa, . Shiro Uemura, . Makoto Watanabe, . Yoko Dote, . Yu Sugawara, . Yutaka Goryo, . Tomoya Ueda, . Satoshi Okayama, . Michinori Kayashima, . Yoshihiko Saito
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 122-127

    Abstract
    In optical coherence tomography (OCT)-guided percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI), stent size is usually determined according to the pre-PCI lumen size of either the distal [...]

  • . Satoshi Kurisu, . Toshitaka Iwasaki, . Noriaki Watanabe, . Hiroki Ikenaga, . Takashi Shimonaga, . Tadanao Higaki, . Ken Ishibashi, . Yoshihiro Dohi, . Yukihiro Fukuda, . Yasuki Kihara
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 106-109

    Abstract
    Regeneration of R-wave or disappearance of Q-wave sometimes occurs after myocardial infarction (MI) especially in the coronary intervention era. We assessed the impact of [...]

  • . Satoshi Kurisu, . Toshitaka Iwasaki, . Hiroki Ikenaga, . Noriaki Watanabe, . Tadanao Higaki, . Takashi Shimonaga, . Ken Ishibashi, . Naoya Mitsuba, . Yoshihiro Dohi, . Yasuki Kihara
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 74-78

    Abstract
    Aortic valve stenosis (AS) is characterized by chronic left ventricular pressure overload, leading to left ventricular hypertrophy (LVH). We assessed correlations in left [...]

  • . Tadashi Kumai, . Joji Inamasu, . Eiichi Watanabe, . Keiko Sugimoto, . Yuichi Hirose
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 99-103

    Abstract
    Both Takotsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) and reverse TTC (r-TTC) are characterized by reversible regional wall motion abnormalities of the heart unrelated to coronary artery pathology. [...]

  • . Madhumita Kuila, R. Sharma
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 81-84

  • . Karen Kuehl, . Alicia Tucker, . Munziba Khan, . Paula Goldberg, E. Anne Greene, . Megan Smith
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 28-31

    Abstract
    Overweight (OW) and obesity (OB) are endemic in the United States and affect adolescents and adults with congenital heart disease (ACHD). Defining the burden of excess weight [...]

  • T. Kudaiberdiev, . Seitkhan Joshibayev, . Gulzada Imanalieva, A. Beishenaliev, A. Ashinaliev, T. Baisekeev, . Sergei Chinaliev
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016).

    Abstract
    The aim of our study was to define predictors of cardiac compression development including clinical, electrocardiographic, echocardiographic, chest-X-ray and perioperative [...]

  • . Jun Koyama, . Masatoshi Minamisawa, . Yoshiki Sekijima, . Shu-ichi Ikeda, . Ayako Kozuka, . Soichirou Ebisawa, . Takashi Miura, . Hirohiko Motoki, . Ayako Okada, . Atsushi Izawa, . Uichi Ikeda
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 1-10

    Abstract
    Mutated transthyretin-associated (ATTRm) amyloidosis with heart failure is associated with decreased longitudinal left ventricular (LV) myocardial contraction, as measured [...]

  • IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 1-8

    Abstract
    Reperfusion of ischemic myocardium is crucial for salvaging myocardial cells from ischemic cell death. However, reperfusion itself induces various deleterious effects on the [...]

  • A. Kouloubinis, . Sofia Sofroniadou, V. Panoulas, K. Makaritsis, . Ioanna Revela, . George Karavolias, . Vasileios Voudris, . Stamatios Adamopoulos
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 85-90

    Abstract
    Anthracycline-induced cardiotoxicity typically presents as congestive heart failure (CHF). As immuno-inflammatory activation and apoptosis are important mechanisms in the [...]

  • . Mária Kohári, D. R. Okada, . Larraitz Gaztanaga, . Erica Zado, F. Marchlinski, D. J. Callans, Y. Han
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Detection of concurrent diastolic dysfunction (DD) may be beneficial in patients with persistent and longstanding persistent atrial fibrillation (AF). The role of transthoracic [...]

  • . Hiroto Kinutani, . Toshiro Shinke, . Kazuhiko Nakayama, . Yu Taniguchi, . Hiromasa Otake, T. Takaya, T. Osue, . Akihide Konishi, . Noriaki Emoto, . Ken-ichi Hirata
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 1-6

    Abstract
    Clinical efficacy of balloon pulmonary angioplasty (BPA) to the patients with non-operable chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) for improving pulmonary hemodynamics [...]

  • Y. Kim, . Pierre Deharo, . David Adlam, . Andreas Baumbach, T. W Johnson
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 6-7

  • J. Jensen, . Per Thayssen, . Lisbeth Antonsen, . Mikkel Hougaard, . Anders Junker, K. Erik Pedersen, L. Jensen
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 19-24

    Abstract
    Cardiogenic shock is a serious complication of a ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI). We compared short- and long-term mortality among (1) STEMI patients with [...]

  • . Yasser Khalil, M. H. Schwartz, P. S. Pandey, M. Latif, M. E. Matsumura
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    To determine the outcomes of patients with chest pain (CP) and prior history of coronary artery disease (CAD) managed with observation followed by outpatient stress myocardial [...]

  • . Stefanie Keymel, D. In Shin, . Stephan Steiner
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

  • J. Ker
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 63-64

  • . Prathap Kanagala, I. B. Squire, L. Ng, G. P. McCann
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Existing diagnostic guidelines for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (HFPEF) primarily comprise natriuretic peptides and echocardiographic assessment, highlighting [...]

  • S. Sriram, B. Venkata, T. Sadagopan, M. Ramamurthy
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 66-70

    Abstract
    Percutaneous transvenous mitral commissurotomy (PTMC) is one of the nonsurgical commissurotomy in patients with hemodynamically significant mitral stenosis. The aim of the [...]

  • J. Berge, . Karolijn Dulfer, E. Utens, E. M.J. Hartman, . Joost Daemen, R. Geuns, R. van Domburg
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 19-23

    Abstract
    Subjective health status is an increasingly important parameter to assess the effect of percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in clinical practice. Aim of this study was [...]

  • . Yasuhiro Izumiya, . Masatoshi Jinnn, . Yuichi Kimura, . Zhongzhi Wang, . Yoshiro Onoue, . Shinsuke Hanatani, . Satoshi Araki, . Hironobu Ihn, . Hisao Ogawa
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 98-102

    Abstract
    Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a serious complication in patients with systemic scleroderma (SSc), therefore it is important to identify the factors that could predict the [...]

  • M. Ishii, . Koichi Kaikita, . Koji Sato, . Kenshi Yamanaga, . Takashi Miyazaki, . Tomonori Akasaka, . Noriaki Tabata, . Yuichiro Arima, . Daisuke Sueta, . Kenji Sakamoto, . Eiichiro Yamamoto, . Kenichi Tsujita, . Megumi Yamamuro, . Sunao Kojima, . Hirofumi Soejima, . Seiji Hokimoto, . Kunihiko Matsui, . Hisao Ogawa
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 12 pp. 85-87

  • M. Iacoviello, . Annalisa Doronzo, . Valeria Paradies, . Valeria Antoncecchi, . Francesco Monitillo, . Gaetano Citarelli, . Marta Leone, . Agata Puzzovivo, . Loreto Gesualdo, M. Ciccone
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 119-123

    Abstract
    In chronic heart failure (CHF) patients there is a wide variability in the minimal effective diuretic dose. The aim of this study is to evaluate whether renal resistance index [...]

  • . Olivier Huttin, . Clément Venner, . Zied Frikha, . Damien Voilliot, . Pierre-Yves Marie, . Etienne Aliot, . Nicolas Sadoul, . Yves Juillière, B. Brembilla-Perrot, C. Selton-Suty
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 9-14

    Abstract
    Left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction is the most frequent initial presentation of patient with LV noncompaction (NC). Our objectives were to evaluate myocardial contraction [...]

  • . Adriana Huertas-Vazquez, C. Nelson, J. S. Sinsheimer, . Kyndaron Reinier, . Audrey Uy-Evanado, . Carmen Teodorescu, J. Ayala, A. S. Hall, . Karen Gunson, . Jonathan Jui, N. J. Samani, S. S. Chugh
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Genome-wide association studies and candidate-gene based approaches have identified multiple common variants associated with increased risk of sudden cardiac death (SCD). [...]

  • . Steve Huang, H. Li, J. Ge
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 51-57

    Abstract
    Traditionally, hydrogen sulfide (H2S) was simply considered as a toxic and foul smelling gas, but recently H2S been brought into the spot light of cardiovascular research [...]

  • . Melanie Horita, C. Bueno, A. R Horimoto, P. A Lemos, A. Morandini-Filho, J. E Krieger, P. L Santos, A. C Pereira
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 1-5

    Abstract
    Differences in the distribution of the MTRR rs326119 polymorphism (c.56 + 781 A > C) between patients with congenital heart disease (CHD) and controls have been described [...]

  • . Miho Honma, . Fumitaka Tanaka, . Kenyu Sato, . Toshiyuki Onoda, . Toshiaki Sakai, . Osamu Nishiyama, . Tatsuya Matsumoto, . Masayuki Onodera, . Kiyomi Sakata, . Motoyuki Nakamura
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 15-21

    Abstract
    Sex specific temporal trends in the incidence and prevalence of hospitalization for heart failure (HF), particularly in conjunction with reduced and preserved left ventricular [...]

  • . Hirofumi Hioki, . Takashi Miura, . Yusuke Miyashita, . Hirohiko Motoki, . Kentaro Shimada, . Masanori Kobayashi, . Hiroyuki Nakajima, . Hikaru Kimura, . Eiichiro Mawatari, . Hiroshi Akanuma, . Toshio Sato, . Souichirou Ebisawa, . Uichi Ikeda
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 76-81

    Abstract
    CHADS2 or CHA2DS2-VASc score is used for prediction of stroke in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF). Recently, CHADS2 score is reported to have prognostic value in acute [...]

  • M. Y. Henein, . Tarek Bengrid, . Rachel Nicoll, . Ying Zhao, . Bengt Johansson, . Axel Schmermund
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 41-45

    Abstract
    The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between coronary artery calcification (CAC) assessed by multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) and myocardial perfusion [...]

  • K. Haji, . Vanessa Heron, R. Davis, . Dee Nandurkar, . Anthony Kelman, . Alistair Miller
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 12 pp. 82-84

  • N. Haas, C. Happel, . Maria Mauti, . Cherif Sahyoun, L. Z. Tebart, . Deniz Kececioglu, K. Thorsten Laser
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Pediatric catheterization exposes patients to varying radiation doses. Concerns over the effects of X-ray radiation dose on the patient population have increased in recent [...]

  • R. Gorantla, . Saeed Ahmed, . Dinesh Voruganti, D. Menzies
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 43-47

    Abstract
    We hypothesized that among patients presenting with dyspnea on exertion (DOE), those who were found to have hyperdynamic left ventricle (i.e. LVEF ≥ 70%) on stress radionuclide [...]

  • . Cosmo Godino, . Anna Salerno, . Michela Cera, . Eustachio Agricola, . Gabriele Fragasso, . Isabella Rosa, . Michele Oppizzi, . Alberto Monello, . Andrea Scotti, . Valeria Magni, . Matteo Montorfano, . Alberto Cappelletti, . Alberto Margonato, . Antonio Colombo
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 90-98

    Abstract
    Right ventricular dysfunction (RVdysf) is a predictor of poor outcome in patients with heart failure and valvular disease. The aim of this study was to evaluate the evolution [...]

  • . Abdul Ghani, P. Delnoy, . Ahmet Adiyaman, J. Paul Ottervanger, A. Misier, J. J. Smit, . Arif Elvan
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Septal rebound stretch (SRSsept) reflects an inefficient deformation of the septum during systole and is a potential new echocardiographic tool to predict response to Cardiac [...]

  • . Javier García-Seara, F. Sampedro, J. Sande, X. López, M. Mañero, L. Melchor, B. Alvarez, D. Alvarez, J. Juanatey
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 12 pp. 88-94

    Abstract
    We determined the effectiveness of the HATCH score in patients with typical atrial flutter (AFl) undergoing cavotricuspid isthmus (CTI) ablation to predict long-term atrial [...]

  • . Pim Gal, J. J. Smit, . Ahmet Adiyaman, A. Misier, P. Delnoy, . Arif Elvan
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 68-72

    Abstract
    Pulmonary vein isolation (PVI) for atrial fibrillation (AF) is performed with the endoscopically assisted laser balloon ablation system (EAS). We hypothesized that placement [...]

  • P. Gal, J. F.W. Ooms, J. Paul Ottervanger, J. J. Smit, . Ahmet Adiyaman, A. Misier, P. Delnoy, P. L. Jager, . Arif Elvan
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    We hypothesized that pulmonary vein (PV) orientation influences tissue contact of the contact force (CF) sensing radiofrequency ablation catheter (CFC) and therefore atrial [...]