• L. Liang Zhao, T. Xu, H. Wang, P. Liu, J. Jiayou Zhang, C. Congxin Huang, D. Dening Liao
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 76-80

    In our previous in vitro study mid-myocardial relative to epicardial pacing decreased transmural dispersion of depolarization (TDR) and prevented ventricular arrhythmia. We [...]

  • H. Haroon Zafar, F. Faisal Sharif, M. J. Leahy
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 68-71

    The main objective of this study was to assess the blood flow rate and velocity in coronary artery stenosis using intracoronary frequency domain optical coherence tomography [...]

  • K. Zacharias, S. Shahram Ahmadvazir, A. Asrar Ahmed, B. N. Shah, D. Dionisio Acosta, R. Roxy Senior
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 124-130

    We hypothesised that stress echocardiography (SE), may be superior to exercise ECG (ExECG), for predicting CAD and outcome, and cost-beneficial, when performed as initial [...]

  • C. Chaowu Yan, Z. Zhongying Xu, J. Jinglin Jin, J. Jianhua Lv, Q. Qiong Liu, Z. Zhenhui Zhu, K. Kunjing Pang, Y. Yisheng Shi, W. Fang, Y. Yang Wang
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 22-27

    Transthoracic Doppler-echocardiography (TTE) can estimate mean pulmonary arterial pressure (MPAP) and pulmonary capillary wedge pressure (PCWP) reliably, and cardiac magnetic [...]

  • E. Eiichiro Yamamoto, K. Keisuke Ohba, Y. Yoshihiro Hirata, T. Takanori Tokitsu, K. Koichiro Fujisue, K. Koichi Sugamura, K. Koichi Kaikita, S. Seiji Hokimoto, S. Seigo Sugiyama, H. Hisao Ogawa
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 128-130

  • F. Fatih Yalçin, C. Caner Topaloglu, N. Nagehan Kuçukler, M. Mehmet Ofgeli, T. P. Abraham
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 141-145

    Quantitative imaging analyses showed an earlier septal wall involvement in hypertension. We planned to determine the effect of hypertension on regional myocardial performance [...]

  • A. J. Weingarten, J. E. Loyd, T. P. Doyle

  • V. Vassilis Voudris, P. Karyofyllis, C. Doulaptsis, I. Ioannis Moukas, S. Sofia Thomopoulou, D. V. Cokkinos
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 57-62

    Dual antiplatelet treatment (DAPLT) for at least 12 months is recommended after drug eluting stent (DES) implantation, but concerns regarding the extended use of this treatment [...]

  • L. Baroncini, L. Sylvestre, R. Filho
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 48-51

    To assess the effects of each traditional cardiovascular risk factor (hypertension, diabetes mellitus, dyslipidemia, and smoking), including the presence of coronary artery [...]

  • K. Kumar, Q. Zhao, X. Bai, A. Li, P. Pandit Anjali, H. Yu, W. Zhu, T. Zou, Y. Yingtong Ma, X. Ma
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 73-74

  • T. Takashi Ueda, S. Shin-ichiro Miura, K. Kanta Fujimi, T. Toshihisa Ishida, T. Takuro Matsuda, M. Masaomi Fujita, Y. Yoshiyuki Ura, K. Kouji Kaino, M. Maya Sakamoto, T. Tomoe Horita, T. Tadaaki Arimura, Y. Yuhei Shiga, T. Takashi Kuwano, K. Ken Kitajima, K. Keijiro Saku
    (2016). Vol. 12 pp. 63-67

    Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) improves cardiac function and exercise capacity in patients with cardiovascular disease (CVD). Simpler techniques are needed for use by physicians [...]

  • G. Tse, J. Ming Yeo
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 75-82

    Ventricular arrhythmias arise from disruptions in the normal orderly sequence of electrical activation and recovery of the heart. They can be categorized into disorders affecting [...]

  • G. Tse, Y. Chan, W. Wendy Keung, B. P Yan
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 8-13

    The QT interval on the human electrocardiogram is normally in the order of 450 ms, and reflects the summated durations of action potential (AP) depolarization and repolarization [...]

  • J. Jean-Noel Trochu, R. Ryan Dillon, F. Finn Gustafsson, S. A. Mitchell, V. Veselin Mitrovic, O. Ottavio Alfieri
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 26-41

    The management of mitral regurgitation (MR) is challenging — patients may be asymptomatic, oligosymptomatic, older with comorbidities, or clinically symptomatic and not [...]

  • G. George Touma, D. David Ramsay, J. James Weaver

    Chronic total occlusions (CTOs) of coronary arteries represent a common and significant challenge to interventional cardiology. Medical therapy is often regarded as an adequate [...]

  • I. Thomas, D. P. Cork, A. K. Bhatia, H. M. Nayak, M. C. Burke, J. D. Moss

    In patients with heart disease, the presence of a fragmented QRS complex (fQRS) on the surface electrocardiogram (ECG) is associated with an increased risk of mortality. We [...]

  • B. Fitzgerald, J. John Bashford, K. Katrina Newbigin, G. Scalia
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 53-57

    AL amyloidosis and multiple myeloma result in extracellular deposition of insoluble fibrillary protein in tissue and organs. Untreated median survival is very poor, and even [...]

  • C. Macedo, T. Larocca, M. Noya-Rabelo, L. Correia, M. Moreira, A. Caldas, J. Torreão, B. Souza, R. Santos, M. Soares
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 75-80

    One of the most challenging issues of chronic Chagas disease is to provide earlier detection of heart involvement. Two-dimensional speckle tracking (2-D ST) echocardiography, [...]

  • T. Tomohiko Teramoto, E. Etsuo Tsuchikane, M. Masanori Yamamoto, H. Hitoshi Matsuo, Y. Yoshiaki Kawase, Y. Yoriyasu Suzuki, S. Seiji Kanou, T. Tetsurou Shimura, H. Hirotomo Sato, M. Maoto Habara, K. Kenya Nasu, M. Masashi Kimura, Y. Yoshihisa Kinoshita, M. Mitsuyasu Terashima, T. Tetsuo Matsubara, T. Takahiko Suzuki
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 28-32

    Following the development of breakthrough techniques for percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in the treatment of chronic total occlusions (CTO), the initial success rate [...]

  • H. Takeuchi
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 49-50

    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 [...]

  • H. Takeuchi
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 32-34

    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
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 1-3

    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 [...]

  • N. Nami Takano, H. Haruhito Takano, T. Taira Fukuda, H. Hironobu Kikuchi, G. Gaku Oguri, K. Kazuya Fukumura, K. Kuniaki Iwasawa, T. Toshiaki Nakajima
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 12-18

    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 [...]

  • W. Wataru Takabatake, T. Takahisa Noma, Y. Yasuyoshi Iwado, S. Shohei Ishikawa, A. Atsushi Tobiume, Y. Yusuke Hasui, K. Keiji Matsunaga, K. Kaoru Mantani, K. Kumi Konishi, R. Ryo Kawakami, N. Naoko Ishihara, Y. Yasuhiro Ishihara, M. Makoto Ishizawa, K. Kaori Ishikawa, K. Kazushi Murakami, K. Koji Ohmori, Y. Yoshihiro Nishiyama, M. Masakazu Kohno
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 81-86

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

  • C. Catherine Szymanski, S. Sylvestre Maréchaux, P. Patrick Bruneval, M. Michel Andréjak, V. Montpréville, E. Emre Belli, C. Tribouilloy
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 67-69

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

  • K. Kristina Svennerholm, P. Pouria Rodsand, U. Urban Hellman, M. Marie Lundholm, A. Anders Waldenström, B. Björn Biber, G. Gunnar Ronquist, M. Michael Haney
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 62-67

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

  • M. Makoto Suzuki, A. Atsushi Seki, I. Itaru Takamisawa, T. Tetsuya Tobaru, M. Morimasa Takayama, T. Tetsuya Sumiyoshi, H. Hitonobu Tomoike
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 108-113

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

  • T. Tomonori Sugiura, Y. Yasuaki Dohi, S. Sumiyo Yamashita, S. Soichiro Iwaki, S. Shiori Ito, A. Akimasa Sanagawa, N. Nobuyuki Ohte, S. Satoshi Fujii
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 83-87

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

  • D. Daisuke Sueta, S. Seiji Hokimoto, K. Ken Okamoto, H. Hisayo Yasuda, H. Hiroki Usuku, H. Hirokazu Tazume, E. Eiichiro Yamamoto, K. Kenji Sakamoto, Y. Yasuhiro Izumiya, K. Kenichi Tsujita, K. Koichi Kaikita, H. Hisashi Sakaguchi, T. Toshihiro Fukui, H. Hisao Ogawa
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 17-18

  • D. Daisuke Sueta, E. Eiichiro Yamamoto, T. Tomoko Tanaka, Y. Yoshihiro Hirata, K. Kenji Sakamoto, K. Kenichi Tsujita, S. Sunao Kojima, K. Koichi Nishiyama, K. Koichi Kaikita, S. Seiji Hokimoto, H. Hideaki Jinnouchi, H. Hisao Ogawa
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 52-54

  • D. Daisuke Sueta, S. Seiji Hokimoto, T. Takashi Miyazaki, K. Kenji Sakamoto, K. Kenichi Tsujita, E. Eiichiro Yamamoto, N. Noriaki Tabata, S. Sunao Kojima, K. Koichi Kaikita, H. Hisao Ogawa
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 70-72

  • K. Siontis, M. Malini Madhavan, S. Suraj Kapa, S. J. Asirvatham, P. A. Noseworthy

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

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

  • K. Kazuki Shimizu, M. Masanori Yamamoto, Y. Yutaka Koyama, A. Atsuko Kodama, H. Hirotomo Sato, S. Seiji Kano, T. Tomohiko Teramoto, M. Masashi Kimura, K. Koshi Sawada, Y. Yoshihiro Goto, S. Shinji Ogawa, H. Hiroshi Baba, E. Etsuo Tsuchikane, Y. Yasuhide Okawa, T. Takahiko Suzuki
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 95-99

    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, R. Rajan Sharma, S. Brecker
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 9-18

    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, J. Justin Davies
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 20-25

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

  • N. Nadim Shah, K. Soon, C. Wong, A. Anne-Maree Kelly
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 60-65

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

  • A. Aravind Sekhar, B. S. Sutton, P. Prafull Raheja, A. Mohsen, E. Emily Anggelis, C. N. Anggelis, M. C. Keith, B. Buddhadeb Dawn, S. Samantha Straton, M. P. Flaherty

    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® [...]

  • A. Akira Sato, K. Kazutaka Aonuma
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 43-48

    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
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 91-100

    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, J. Jacob Atié, S. Steffen Desh, P. Phillip Lurz, G. Gerhard Hindricks
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 35-42

    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, S. Simon Tual-Chalot, B. J. Davison, E. Elizabeth Greally, M. Mauro Santibanez-Koref, J. E. Schneider, A. M. Blamire, H. M. Arthur

    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 [...]

  • M. Madhab Ray, R. Robin Ruthazer, J. R. Beshansky, D. M. Kent, J. T. Mukherjee, H. Hadeel Alkofide, H. P. Selker

    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, J. Jean-Luc Vandenbossche, P. Philippe Unger
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 1-5

    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 [...]

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

    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, M. Megan Coylewright, S. J. Asirvatham, D. R. Holmes, D. L. Packer

    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 [...]

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

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

  • E. Elisabetta Palmerini, H. Henrik Antti, D. Dmitry Shungin, S. Stefan Soderberg, S. Sergio Mondillo, M. Y. Henein
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 109-114

    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 [...]

  • F. Filomena Pacelli, A. Antonio Rapacciuolo, A. Alessandra Giamundo, G. Grazia Canciello, A. Anna Franzone, M. Massimo Imbriaco, B. Bruno Trimarco, M. Maria-Angela Losi
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 20-22

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

  • R. Romina Navarri, S. Stefano Lunghetti, M. Matteo Cameli, S. Sergio Mondillo, R. Roberto Favilli, F. Francesca Scarpini, L. Luca Puccetti
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 153-157

    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.A. Schmitt, E. Rau, S. Anders, D. D. Sandler, T. T.B. Icenogle
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 49-54

    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 [...]

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

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

  • P. Polona Mlakar, B. Barbara Salobir, N. Nusret Čobo, J. Janja Strašek, M. Marija Prezelj, A. Ana Debevc, B. Borut Jug, M. Marjeta Terčelj, M. Mišo Šabovič
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 40-48

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

  • O. Olga McLeod, P. Pontus Dunér, A. Ann Samnegård, P. Per Tornvall, J. Jan Nilsson, A. Anders Hamsten, E. Eva Bengtsson
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 42-47

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

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

    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 [...]

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

  • V. Violeta Mattea, C. Carsten Salomon, N. Niels Menck, P. Philipp Lauten, F. Malur, A. Anja Schade, F. Frank Steinborn, L. Lisa Costello-Boerrigter, A. Axel Neumeister, H. Harald Lapp
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 46-52

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

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

    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 [...]

  • C. Ciara Mahon, D. David Keane, J. John Erwin
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 95-97

    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, I. Ismail Adeniran, H. Henggui Zhang
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 113-118

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

  • P. Patricia Lounsbury, A. S. Elokda, D. Darin Gylten, R. Ross Arena, W. William Clarke, E. E.I. Gordon
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 170-175

    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
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 25-31

    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, C. Clifford Browning, J. Popkin
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 72-73

  • Y. Yen-Wen Liu, C. Chin-Chung Tseng, C. Chi-Ting Su, Y. Yu-Tzu Chang, J. Ju-Yi Chen, L. Li-Yin Chen, L. Liang-Miin Tsai, J. Jyh-Hong Chen, M. Ming-Cheng Wang, W. Wei-Chuan Tsai
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 1-8

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

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

    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, W. Wei-Chun Huang, N. Nan-Jing Peng, C. Hu
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 14-19

    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, B. Borut Jug, J. Jenny Papazian, M. Matthew Budoff
    (2015). Vol. 8(1) pp. 42-46

    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. S. Laudari, G. G. Subramanyam
    (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 26-30

    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, F. Fujian Qu, E. Kevin Heist, B. B. Pavri, A. Bakel, J. M. Herre, P. F. Binkley

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

  • S. Subhrajit Lahiri, B. Gulman, J. Gutierrez, A. Athena Pefkarou
    (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 24-25

  • S. A. LaHaye, J. B. Olesen, S. P. Lacombe

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

  • J. Jacek Kurzawski, A. Janion-Sadowska, M. Sadowski
    (2017). Vol. 14 pp. 33-40

    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 [...]

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

    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 [...]

  • S. Satoshi Kurisu, T. Toshitaka Iwasaki, N. Noriaki Watanabe, H. Hiroki Ikenaga, T. Takashi Shimonaga, T. Tadanao Higaki, K. Ken Ishibashi, Y. Yoshihiro Dohi, Y. Yukihiro Fukuda, Y. Yasuki Kihara
    (2015). Vol. 7(1) pp. 106-109

    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 [...]

  • S. Satoshi Kurisu, T. Toshitaka Iwasaki, H. Hiroki Ikenaga, N. Noriaki Watanabe, T. Tadanao Higaki, T. Takashi Shimonaga, K. Ken Ishibashi, N. Naoya Mitsuba, Y. Yoshihiro Dohi, Y. Yasuki Kihara
    (2014). Vol. 5 pp. 74-78

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

  • T. Tadashi Kumai, J. Joji Inamasu, E. Eiichi Watanabe, K. Keiko Sugimoto, Y. Yuichi Hirose
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 99-103

    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. [...]

  • M. Madhumita Kuila, R. Sharma
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 81-84

  • K. Karen Kuehl, A. Alicia Tucker, M. Munziba Khan, P. Paula Goldberg, E. Anne Greene, M. Megan Smith
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 28-31

    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, S. Seitkhan Joshibayev, G. Gulzada Imanalieva, A. Beishenaliev, A. Ashinaliev, T. Baisekeev, S. Sergei Chinaliev

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

  • J. Jun Koyama, M. Masatoshi Minamisawa, Y. Yoshiki Sekijima, S. Shu-ichi Ikeda, A. Ayako Kozuka, S. Soichirou Ebisawa, T. Takashi Miura, H. Hirohiko Motoki, A. Ayako Okada, A. Atsushi Izawa, U. Uichi Ikeda
    (2015). Vol. 9(7) pp. 1-10

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

  • (2017). Vol. 15 pp. 1-8

    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, S. Sofia Sofroniadou, V. Panoulas, K. Makaritsis, I. Ioanna Revela, G. George Karavolias, V. Vasileios Voudris, S. Stamatios Adamopoulos
    (2015). Vol. 6(1) pp. 85-90

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

  • M. Mária Kohári, D. R. Okada, L. Larraitz Gaztanaga, E. Erica Zado, F. Marchlinski, D. J. Callans, Y. Han

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

  • H. Hiroto Kinutani, T. Toshiro Shinke, K. Kazuhiko Nakayama, Y. Yu Taniguchi, H. Hiromasa Otake, T. Takaya, T. Osue, A. Akihide Konishi, N. Noriaki Emoto, K. Ken-ichi Hirata
    (2016). Vol. 11 pp. 1-6

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