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减盐奋斗中的进展与挑战

阐述了世界不同国家为了减少盐摄入而做出的努力…… More >>

中国减少盐摄入与高血压的研究现状与展望

高血压及其导致的脑卒中、心力衰竭等是一个严重的公共健康问题。 More >>

澳大利亚减少食盐摄入:从倡议到行动

澳大利亚联邦政府已经承诺到2025年人均食盐摄入量减少30%…… More >>

Arts and Medicine more

“Poetic naturalism” as a way beyond the postmodern tensions between art and science More >>
Effect art that dominates space More >>
Lines of thought More >>

Original Article

Association between serum adropin level and coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Jiankang Zheng, Mao Liu, Ling Chen, Feng Yin, Xiao Zhu, Junqi Gou, Wei Zeng, Zhan Lv
Pulmonary vein remodeling following pulmonary vein isolation in patients with atrial fibrillation—do pulmonary veins represent only an epiphenomenon? A cardiac MRI study
Shimaa Khidr, Mark Doyle, Geetha Rayarao, Mohamed Abdel Ghany, Hosam Hasan-Ali, Doaa A. Fouad, William Belden, Robert W. Biederman
Racial and sex disparities in resource utilization and outcomes of multi-vessel percutaneous coronary interventions (a 5-year nationwide evaluation in the United States)
Rupak Desai, Sandeep Singh, Hee Kong Fong, Hemant Goyal, Sonu Gupta, Dipen Zalavadia, Rajkumar Doshi, Sejal Savani, Samir Pancholy, Rajesh Sachdeva, Gautam Kumar
Effectiveness of health education-based conventional intervention method to reduce noncommunicable diseases risk factors among rural population
Rajib Mondal, Rajib Chandra Sarker, Narayan Prasad Acharya, Palash Chandra Banik
Diagnostic accuracy of 13N-ammonia myocardial perfusion imaging with PET-CT in the detection of coronary artery disease
Ahmed Fathala, Mervat Aboulkheir, Mohamamed M. Shoukri, Hani Alsergani
Late mortality after cardiac interventions over 10-year period in two Cameroonian government-owned hospitals
William Ngatchou, Félicité Kamdem, Daniel Lemogoum, Duplex François Ewane, Marie Solange Doualla, Jean Luc Jansens, Joseph Sango, Pierre Origer, Jean Jacques Hacquebard, Jacques Berre, Didier de Cannière, Maimouna Bol Alima, Anastase Dzudie, Henry Ngote, Sidiki Mouliom, Romuald Hentchoua, Albert Kana, Aminata Coulibaly, Ahmadou M. Jingi, Liliane Mfeukeu-Kuaté, Eugène Belley Priso, Henry Luma, Alain Patrick Ménanga, Samuel Kingue

Brief Report

Cardioprotection by very mild hypothermia in mice
Betül Knoop, David Naguib, Lisa Dannenberg, Carolin Helten, Saif Zako, Christian Jung, Bodo Levkau, Maria Grandoch, Malte Kelm, Tobias Zeus, Amin Polzin
Need for active cardiovascular screening in HIV-infected children under antiretroviral therapy in Africa
Naisa Manafe, Agito Ngale, Neuza Biquiza, Inês Zimba, Nurjah Majid, Ana Olga Mocumbi

Meeting Report

Towards a narrative cardiology: exploring, holding and re-presenting narratives of heart disease
Giovanni Biglino, Chiara Bucciarelli-Ducci, Massimo Caputo, Havi Carel, Brian Hurwitz, Sofie Layton, Jonathan Stretton-Downes, Navneeta Tiwari, Jo Wray, Maria Vaccarella

Technical Note

Is dedicated implantation tool set really needed for permanent His bundle pacing?
Leonardo Marinaccio, Daniele Giacopelli, Giuseppe Romanato, Martina Borgato, Margherita Resta, Domenico Marchese

Letter to the Editor

Vasospastic coronary event following a single dose of amoxicillin in a patient with normal coronary arteries: Kounis syndrome and the myocardial infarction with normal coronary arteries conundrum
Nicholas G. Kounis, Ioanna Koniari, Grigorios Tsigkas, Emannouil Chourdakis, George D. Soufras, Periklis Davlouros, George Hahalis

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

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

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

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

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