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Original Article

Insights into the genetic basis of HMGB1 in atrial fibrillation in a Chinese Han population
Li Li, Yang Liu, Xinxin Li, Chunguang Qiu
Obstructive sleep apnea versus central sleep apnea: prognosis in systolic heart failure
Arild Hetland, Maria Vistnes, Kristina H. Haugaa, Kristian Hovde Liland, Margareth Olseng, Thor Edvardsen
Identification of characteristics of overt myocarditis in adult patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies
Yingxian Liu, Ligang Fang, Wei Chen, Yanlin Zhu, Xue Lin, Yining Wang, Xiao Li, Qian Wang, Zhenyu Liu
MicroRNA-363-3p serves as a diagnostic biomarker of acute myocardial infarction and regulates vascular endothelial injury by targeting KLF2
Chao Gao, Hengbo Qian, Qibiao Shi, Hua Zhang
Diagnostic efficacy of 2-shot compressed sensing cine sequence cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for left ventricular function
Jian Wang, Xiao Li, Lu Lin, Jing-Wen Dai, Michaela Schmidt, Christoph Forman, Jing An, Zheng-Yu Jin, Yi-Ning Wang
Comparison of diagnostic performance between quantitative flow ratio, non-hyperemic pressure indices and fractional flow reserve
Ojas Hrakesh Mehta, Michael Hay, Ren Yik Lim, Abdul Rahman Ihdayhid, Michael Michail, Jun Michael Zhang, James D. Cameron, Dennis T. L. Wong
Pyrroloquinoline quinone can prevent chronic heart failure by regulating mitochondrial function
Xuan Xu, Chu Chen, Wen-Jiang Lu, Yi-Ling Su, Jia-Yu Shi, Yu-Chen Liu, Li Wang, Chen-Xi Xiao, Xiang Wu, Qi Lu
Left and right ventricular myocardial deformation and late gadolinium enhancement: incremental prognostic value in amyloid light-chain amyloidosis
Xiao Li, Jian Li, Lu Lin, Kaini Shen, Zhuang Tian, Jian Sun, Congli Zhang, Jing An, Zhengyu Jin, Rozemarijn Vliegenthart, Joseph B. Selvanayagam, Yining Wang
MicroRNA-532-5p protects against atherosclerosis through inhibiting vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation and migration
Huijuan Sun, Shanshan Wu, Bin Sun
MicroRNA-126 promotes endothelial progenitor cell proliferation and migration ability via the Notch pathway
Zhaohong Kong, Yunfeng Wang, Yudi Zhang, Wei Shan, Jianping Wu, Qun Wang
Up-regulation of PERK/Nrf2/HO-1 axis protects myocardial tissues of mice from damage triggered by ischemia-reperfusion through ameliorating endoplasmic reticulum stress
Jichun Wang, Li Lu, Sisi Chen, Jing Xie, Shuai Lu, Yanli Zhou, Hong Jiang
Revascularization versus drug therapy for coronary artery disease in patients aged over 80 years: a real-world study
Zhi-Zhong Li, Xiang-Yu Wu, Ying Tao, Su Wang, Cheng-Qian Yin, Yu-Long Gao, Yu-Tong Cheng, Zhao Li, Chang-Sheng Ma
An analysis of the correlation between the human apolipoprotein E gene polymorphism and lipoprotein-associated phospholipase A2
Wei-Guo Yin, Peng Zhou, Xiao-Hong Zhou, Yan-Mei Liu, Chen Chen, Shu-Xia Xuan, Bin Cheng, Jin-Duan Lin, Ling-Qing Xu

Editorial on The Use of Advanced Cardiac MRI in Heart Failure and Cardiac Hypertrophy

Cardiovascular magnetic resonance: at the heart of 21st Century imaging
Andrew J. M. Lewis, Oliver J. Rider
Should everyone have an MRI in heart failure?
Chrysovalantou Nikolaidou, Theodoros Karamitsos

Editorial Commentary on The Use of Advanced Cardiac MRI in Heart Failure and Cardiac Hypertrophy

Should CMR be the default imaging modality in clinical trials for heart failure?
Moritz Hundertmark

Original Article on The Use of Advanced Cardiac MRI in Heart Failure and Cardiac Hypertrophy

Obesity-related ventricular remodelling is exacerbated in dilated and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
Jennifer J. Rayner, Ines Abdesselam, Joanna d’Arcy, Saul G. Myerson, Stefan Neubauer, Hugh Watkins, Vanessa M. Ferreira, Oliver J. Rider


Erratum to accuracy of wearable heart rate monitors in cardiac rehabilitation
Muhammad Etiwy, Zade Akras, Lauren Gillinov, Alaa Alashi, Robert Wang, Gordon Blackburn, Stephen M. Gillinov, Dermot Phelan, A. Marc Gillinov, Penny L. Houghtaling, Hoda Javadikasgari, Milind Y. Desai

Original Article

Risk factors of prolonged mechanical ventilation following open heart surgery: what has changed over the last decade?
Muhammad-Mujtaba Ali Siddiqui, Iftikhar Paras, Anjum Jalal

Case Reports

Kounis syndrome - an atopic monster for the heart
Venkataramanan Gangadharan, Samit Bhatheja, Kais Al Balbissi

Original Article

Reproducibility of myocardial perfusion reserve - variations in measurements from post processing using commercially available software
Pavel Goykhman, Puja K. Mehta, Megha Agarwal, Chrisandra Shufelt, Piotr J. Slomka, Yuching Yang, Yuan Xu, Leslee J. Shaw, Daniel S. Berman, Noel Bairey Merz, Louise E. J. Thomson
3D morphometry using automated aortic segmentation in native MR angiography: an alternative to contrast enhanced MRA?
Matthias Müller-Eschner, Tobias Müller, Andreas Biesdorf, Stefan Wörz, Fabian Rengier, Dittmar Böckler, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Karl Rohr, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk
Noninvasive pressure difference mapping derived from 4D flow MRI in patients with unrepaired and repaired aortic coarctation
Fabian Rengier, Michael Delles, Joachim Eichhorn, Yoo-Jin Azad, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk, Julia Ley-Zaporozhan, Rüdiger Dillmann, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Roland Unterhinninghofen, Sebastian Ley
Life span of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome is not superior to that of patients with other causes of pulmonary hypertension
Béatrice Bonello, Sébastien Renard, Julien Mancini, Sandrine Huber, Gilbert Habib, Alain Fraisse
Vegetarian diets and glycemic control in diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yoko Yokoyama, Neal D. Barnard, Susan M. Levin, Mitsuhiro Watanabe

Review Article

Hypoxamirs in pulmonary hypertension: breathing new life into pulmonary vascular research
Andrew E. Hale, Kevin White, Stephen Y. Chan
Bone marrow-derived cell therapy in chagasic cardiac disease: a review of pre-clinical and clinical results
Antonio Carlos Campos de Carvalho, Adriana Bastos Carvalho, Debora Bastos Mello, Regina Coeli dos Santos Goldenberg
Imaging in the context of replacement heart valve development: Use of the Visible Heart® methodologies
Michael G. Bateman, Paul A. Iaizzo
Antioxidant therapies for the management of atrial fibrillation
Tong Liu, Panagiotis Korantzopoulos, Guangping Li
The Popeye domain containing genes: essential elements in heart rate control
Roland F. Schindler, Kar Lai Poon, Subreena Simrick, Thomas Brand
Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: fundamentals and application to the evaluation of the peripheral perfusion
Yaron Gordon, Sasan Partovi, Matthias Müller-Eschner, Erik Amarteifio, Tobias Bäuerle, Marc-André Weber, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Fabian Rengier
4D flow imaging with MRI
Zoran Stankovic, Bradley D. Allen, Julio Garcia, Kelly B. Jarvis, Michael Markl
Review of MRI-based measurements of pulse wave velocity: a biomarker of arterial stiffness
Andrew L. Wentland, Thomas M. Grist, Oliver Wieben

Brief Report

Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in cardiac patients
Wonwoo Byun, Cemal Ozemek, Katrina Riggin, Scott Strath, Leonard Kaminsky

Original Articles

Left ventricular energy model predicts adverse events in women with suspected myocardial ischemia: results from the NHLBI-sponsored women’s ischemia syndrome evaluation (WISE) study
Mark Doyle, Nicole Weinberg, Gerald M. Pohost, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Leslee J. Shaw, George Sopko, Anthon Fuisz, William J. Rogers, Edward G. Walsh, B. Delia Johnson, Barry L. Sharaf, Carl J. Pepine, Sunil Mankad, Steven E. Reis, Geetha Rayarao, Diane A. Vido, Vera Bittner, Lindsey Tauxe, Marian B. Olson, Sheryl F. Kelsey, Robert WW Biederman
Cardiac risk factors and myocardial perfusion reserve in women with microvascular coronary dysfunction
Megha Agarwal, Chrisandra Shufelt, Puja K. Mehta, Edward Gill, Daniel S. Berman, Debiao Li, Behzad Sharif, Ning Li, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Louise E.J. Thomson
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging myocardial perfusion reserve index assessment in women with microvascular coronary dysfunction and reference controls
Chrisandra L. Shufelt, Louise E. J. Thomson, Pavel Goykhman, Megha Agarwal, Puja K. Mehta, Tara Sedlak, Ning Li, Edward Gill, Bruce Samuels, Babak Azabal, Saibal Kar, Kamlesh Kothawade, Margo Minissian, Piotr Slomka, Daniel S. Berman, C. Noel Bairey Merz
Improved diagnosis and prognosis using Decisions Informed by Combining Entities (DICE): results from the NHLBI-sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
Mark Doyle, Gerald M. Pohost, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Leslee J. Shaw, George Sopko, William J. Rogers, Barry L. Sharaf, Carl J. Pepine, Diane A. Vido-Thompson, Geetha Rayarao, Lindsey Tauxe, Sheryl F. Kelsey, Douglas Mc Nair, Robert W. Biederman

The following articles are published ahead of print.

Arts and Medicine

Case Report

Original Article

Ultrasound-based stroke/cardiovascular risk stratification using Framingham Risk Score and ASCVD Risk Score based on “Integrated Vascular Age” instead of “Chronological Age”: a multi-ethnic study of Asian Indian, Caucasian, and Japanese cohorts
Ankush Jamthikar, Deep Gupta, Elisa Cuadrado-Godia, Anudeep Puvvula, Narendra N. Khanna, Luca Saba, Klaudija Viskovic, Sophie Mavrogeni, Monika Turk, John R. Laird, Gyan Pareek, Martin Miner, Petros P. Sfikakis, Athanasios Protogerou, George D. Kitas, Chithra Shankar, Andrew Nicolaides, Vijay Viswanathan, Aditya Sharma, Jasjit S. Suri

Review Article

May-Thurner syndrome
Santhosh Poyyamoli, Pankaj Mehta, Mathew Cherian, Rinoy R. Anand, Santosh B. Patil, Sanjeeva Kalva, Gloria Salazar