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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 >>

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Original Article

The transition of pediatric Marfan patients to adult care: a challenge and its risks
Veronika C. Stark, Katrin Doering, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Götz C. Mueller, Jakob Olfe, Meike Rybczynski, Helke Schueler, Thomas S. Mir

Review Article

Improving medical care and prevention in adults with congenital heart disease—reflections on a global problem—part I: development of congenital cardiology, epidemiology, clinical aspects, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmia
Rhoia Neidenbach, Koichiro Niwa, Oeztekin Oto, Erwin Oechslin, Jamil Aboulhosn, David Celermajer, Joerg Schelling, Lars Pieper, Linda Sanftenberg, Renate Oberhoffer, Fokko de Haan, Michael Weyand, Stephan Achenbach, Christian Schlensak, Dirk Lossnitzer, Nicole Nagdyman, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hans-Carlo Kallfelz, David Pittrow, Ulrike M. M. Bauer, Peter Ewert, Thomas Meinertz, Harald Kaemmerer
Improving medical care and prevention in adults with congenital heart disease—reflections on a global problem—part II: infective endocarditis, pulmonary hypertension, pulmonary arterial hypertension and aortopathy
Rhoia Neidenbach, Koichiro Niwa, Oeztekin Oto, Erwin Oechslin, Jamil Aboulhosn, David Celermajer, Joerg Schelling, Lars Pieper, Linda Sanftenberg, Renate Oberhoffer, Fokko de Haan, Michael Weyand, Stephan Achenbach, Christian Schlensak, Dirk Lossnitzer, Nicole Nagdyman, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hans-Carlo Kallfelz, David Pittrow, Ulrike M. M. Bauer, Peter Ewert, Thomas Meinertz, Harald Kaemmerer
Aortic dilatation in complex congenital heart disease
Koichiro Niwa
Current management aspects in adult congenital heart disease: non-surgical closure of patent foramen ovale
Kaivan Vaidya, Chinmay Khandkar, David Celermajer
Current spectrum, challenges and new developments in the surgical care of adults with congenital heart disease
Jürgen Hörer
Percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation in failing bioprosthesis
Andreas Eicken, Peter Ewert
The role of echocardiography in the management of adult patients with congenital heart disease following operative treatment
Kálmán Havasi, Nóra Ambrus, Anita Kalapos, Tamás Forster, Attila Nemes

Mini-Review

Bicuspid aortic valve and aortic coarctation in congenital heart disease—important aspects for treatment with focus on aortic vasculopathy
Christoph Sinning, Elvin Zengin, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Stefan Blankenberg, Carsten Rickers, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Evaldas Girdauskas
Aortic valve repair in adult congenital heart disease
Evaldas Girdauskas, Johannes Petersen, Jörg Sachweh, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Christoph Sinning, Carsten Rickers, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Hermann Reichenspurner
Current research status on the psychological situation of adults with congenital heart disease
Caroline Andonian, Jürgen Beckmann, Sabina Biber, Peter Ewert, Sebastian Freilinger, Harald Kaemmerer, Renate Oberhoffer, Lars Pieper, Rhoia Clara Neidenbach

Perspective

How to prevent inadvertent emergency anticoagulation in acute type A aortic dissection: when in doubt, don’t
Silke Zschaler, Gerard Schmidt, Marian Kukucka, Georg Syrmas, Lisa Zaschke, Stephan Dominik Kurz

Technical Note

“Tailored” endovascular pulmonary valve and root replacement for rupture of a dilated homograft
Götz Christoph Müller, Christoph Sinning, Elvin Zengin-Sahm, Veronika Stark, Thomas S. Mir, Carsten Rickers, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Tilo Kölbel, Ulrich Schäfer

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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Original Article

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

Letter to the Editor



Review Article


Meet the Professor


Technical Note