• . 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 [...]

  • . Niranjan Gaikwad, T. Butler, R. Maxwell, E. Shaw, W. E. Strugnell, J. Chan, G. A. Figtree, R. E. Slaughter, C. Hamilton-Craig
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016).

    Abstract
    Late gadolinium enhancement (LGE) on cardiac magnetic resonance imaging (CMR) has been recommended to distinguish Tako-tsubo cardiomyopathy (TTC) from either acute myocardial [...]

  • . Takaaki Furihata, . Shintaro Kinugawa, . Shingo Takada, . Arata Fukushima, . Masashige Takahashi, . Tsuneaki Homma, . Yoshihiro Masaki, . Masaya Tsuda, . Junichi Matsumoto, . Wataru Mizushima, . Shouji Matsushima, . Takashi Yokota, . Hiroyuki Tsutsui
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 24-28

    Abstract
    Transverse aortic constriction (TAC) operation is used as an experimental model of left ventricular (LV) hypertrophy and LV failure in mice. The severity of LV remodeling [...]

  • . Matteo Fronza, . Claudia Raineri, . Adele Valentini, E. Maria Bassi, . Laura Scelsi, M. Laura Buscemi, . Annalisa Turco, . Grazia Castelli, . Stefano Ghio, L. Visconti
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 7-11

    Abstract
    Q waves and negative T waves are common electrocardiographic (ECG) abnormalities in patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM). Several studies correlated ECG findings [...]

  • F. W. Friedrich, . Hannieh Sotoud, . Birgit Geertz, . Silvio Weber, . Frederik Flenner, . Silke Reischmann, . Thomas Eschenhagen, . Lucie Carrier, . Ali El-Armouche
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 87-94

    Abstract
    Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) is characterized by left ventricular hypertrophy, diastolic dysfunction and increased interstitial fibrosis. Current treatment is based on [...]

  • . Jennifer Franke, . Christian Zugck, . Matthias Hochadel, . Anna Hack, . Lutz Frankenstein, J. Zhao, . Philipp Ehlermann, . Manfred Nelles, . Uwe Zeymer, . Ralph Winkler, . Ralf Zahn, H. A. Katus, . Jochen Senges
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 61-68

    Abstract
    We sought to identify prognostic factors of long-term mortality, specific for the underlying etiology of chronic systolic heart failure (CHF). Between 1995 and 2009 baseline [...]

  • . Eduardo Franco, E. Domingo, V. Val, L. Silva, M. Marín, A. Ruiz, . Fernando Villagrá, F. Aguado
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 138-146

    Abstract
    Different percutaneous interventional procedures are needed to reach and maintain adequate anatomical and physiological conditions for the Fontan circulation. We aim to describe [...]

  • R. Estévez-Loureiro, . Carlos Cuellas, . Javier Gualis, A. Prado, . Mario Castaño, . Carlos Soria, . David Alonso, . Carmen Garrote, M. Rodríguez, F. Fernández-Vázquez
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 58-60

    Abstract
    An 83-year-old high-risk gentleman diagnosed with severe symptomatic aortic stenosis was scheduled for TAVR. A 31 mm CoreValve was implanted but severe paravalvular leak was [...]

  • C. Schmidt, . Luciano Pastori, . Gerald Pekler, . Ferdinand Visco, . Savi Mushiyev
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 167-169

    Abstract
    The most common symptom of cocaine abuse is chest pain. Cocaine induced chest pain (CICP) shares patho-physiological pathways with the acute coronary syndromes (ACS). A key [...]

  • E. van Oosten, A. H. Boag, . Kris Cunningham, . John Veinot, . Andrew Hamilton, . Dimitri Petsikas, . Darrin Payne, W. M. Hopman, D. P. Redfearn, . WonJu Song, . Shawn Lamothe, . Shetuan Zhang, . Adrián Baranchuk
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015).

    Abstract
    Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) results in intermittent hypoxia leading to atrial remodeling, which, among other things, facilitates development of atrial fibrillation. While [...]

  • J. Epps, G. Dieberg, . N.A. Smart
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 55-58

    Abstract
    Single exposure to remote ischaemic pre-conditioning (RIPC) has been shown to be effective in reducing major adverse events during cardiac surgery. We evaluated the efficacy [...]

  • . Frederic Emschermann, C. S. Zuern, . Johannes Patzelt, K. Rizas, . Günter Jäger, . Christian Eick, S. G. Meuth, . Meinrad Gawaz, . Axel Bauer, H. F. Langer
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016).

    Abstract
    Factors causing resistance to renal denervation (RDN) for treatment of arterial hypertension are not known. In the current study, we sought to determine mechanisms involved [...]

  • I. A. Elfigih, M. Y. Henein
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 51-56

    Abstract
    Coronary artery disease (CAD) is the most prevalent and single most common cause of morbidity and mortality [1] with the resulting left ventricular (LV) dysfunction an important [...]

  • S. Ebisawa, . Atsushi Izawa, . Yasushi Ueki, . Hirofumi Hioki, . Masatoshi Minamisawa, . Naoto Hashizume, . Naoyuki Abe, . Yuichiro Kashima, . Takashi Miura, . Takahiro Takeuchi, . Hirohiko Motoki, . Ayako Okada, . Yusuke Miyashita, . Jun Koyama, . Uichi Ikeda
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 154-160

    Abstract
    Little is known concerning the effect of ezetimibe for secondary prevention in post-myocardial infarction (MI) patients. In this study, we investigated the secondary prevention [...]

  • . Federica DeVecchi, . Emanuela Facchini, . Anna Degiovanni, . Chiara Sartori, . Chiara Cavallino, . Matteo Santagostino, V. Di Ruocco, . Andrea Magnani, . Eraldo Occhetta, P. Marino
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 66-73

    Abstract
    It has been reported that contractility, as assessed using dobutamine infusion, is independently associated with reverse remodeling after CRT. Controversy, however, exists [...]

  • A. Bruaene, . Guido Claessen, A. La Gerche, . Ethan Kung, . Alison Marsden, P. De Meester, . Sarah Devroe, . Jan Bogaert, . Piet Claus, . Hein Heidbuchel, . Werner Budts, . Marc Gewillig
    IJC Heart & Vasculature (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 100-108

    Abstract
    Due to the absence of a sub-pulmonary ventricle, the Fontan circulation is sensitive to respiration-induced changes in intrathoracic pressure. However, the importance of a [...]