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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

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澳大利亚减少食盐摄入:从倡议到行动

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Original Article

Infarct related artery only versus complete revascularization in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multi vessel disease: a meta-analysis
Satyanarayana R. Vaidya, Santhosh R. Devarapally, Sameer Arora
Epidemiological and mortality trends in infective endocarditis, a 17-year population-based prospective study
Alberto Cresti, Mario Chiavarelli, Marco Scalese, Cesira Nencioni, Silvia Valentini, Francesco Guerrini, Incoronata D’Aiello, Andrea Picchi, Francesco De Sensi, Gilbert Habib
Outcomes in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with and without atrial fibrillation: a survival meta-analysis
Ahmad Masri, Mohamed Kanj, Maran Thamilarasan, Oussama Wazni, Nicholas G. Smedira, Harry M. Lever, Milind Y. Desai
Effect of serial infusions of reconstituted high-density lipoprotein (CER-001) on coronary atherosclerosis: rationale and design of the CARAT study
Jordan Andrews, Alex Janssan, Tracy Nguyen, Anthony D. Pisaniello, Daniel J. Scherer, John J. P. Kastelein, Bela Merkely, Steven E. Nissen, Kausik Ray, Gregory G. Schwartz, Stephen G. Worthley, Connie Keyserling, Jean-Louis Dasseux, Julie Butters, Jacinta Girardi, Rosemary Miller, Stephen J. Nicholls
Stenotic flow reserve derived from quantitative coronary angiography has modest but incremental value in predicting functionally significant coronary stenosis as evaluated by fractional flow reserve
Elizabeth L. Potter, Colin Machado, Colin Machado, Om Narayan, Brian S. H. Ko, Peter J. Psaltis, Kiran Munnur, James D. Cameron, Ian T. Meredith, Dennis Thiam Leong Wong

Case Report

Post-traumatic ventricular septal defect: a rare indication for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to transplant
María Alejandra Restrepo-Córdoba, Francisco José Hernández-Pérez, Manuel Francisco Gómez-Bueno, Juan Manuel Escudier-Villa, Evaristo Castedo, Javier Segovia, Luis Antonio Alonso-Pulpón
Isolated rupture of bicuspid aortic valve following blunt chest trauma: a case report and systematic review of literature
Hemindermeet Singh, Sajid Ali, Faraz Khan Luni, Fayyaz Hashmi, Mohammed Taleb
Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy in a patient with a chronic total occlusion of the right coronary artery: “beware of collateral damage”
Quentin de Hemptinne, Fabien Picard, Philippe L. L’Allier

Opinion

The Cardio-PadTM project: progress and remaining challenges
Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Joseph Kamtchum-Tatuene, Chris Nadège Nganou-Gnindjio, Ahmadou M. Jingi

Commentary

Use of CT angiography among patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Charles Eisenberg, Edward Hulten, Marcio Sommer Bittencourt, Ron Blankstein

Arts and Medicine

Mannequin moods
Nina Ventura

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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