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Arts and Medicine

Emergent technique in watercolor
Emily Garfield

Original Article

Prognostic impact of myocardial contraction fraction in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement for aortic stenosis
Francisco J. Romeo, Ignacio M. Seropian, Sameer Arora, John P. Vavalle, Mariano Falconi, Pablo Oberti, Vadim Kotowicz, Carla R. Agatiello, Daniel H. Berrocal
Trends and effect of atrial fibrillation on inpatient outcomes after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Nikita Patil, Paula D. Strassle, Sameer Arora, Chinmay Patel, Kishorbhai Gangani, John P. Vavalle
Progression in the severity of aortic stenosis according to race among those with advanced chronic kidney disease
Aamir Husain, Sameer Arora, Paula D. Strassle, Greg Means, Chinmay Patel, Thomas G. Caranasos, Alan L. Hinderliter, John P. Vavalle
Impact of paroxysmal versus non-paroxysmal atrial fibrillation on outcomes in patients undergoing transcatheter mitral valve repair
Kishorbhai Gangani, Haytham Alkhaimy, Nikita Patil, Kranthi Sitammagari, Poonam Bhyan, Sameer Arora, John P. Vavalle
Comparison of long-term outcomes of medical therapy and successful recanalisation for coronary chronic total occlusions in elderly patients: a report of 1,294 patients
Lei Guo, Haichen Lv, Lei Zhong, Jian Wu, Huaiyu Ding, Jiaying Xu, Rongchong Huang
Patients over 70 years of age with moderate ischemic mitral regurgitation undergoing surgical revascularization plus mitral valve repair: Insights from a single-center study of propensity-matched data
Qiang Ji, Xiao-Min Qi, Jin-Qiang Shen, Yu-Lin Wang, Ye Yang, Wen-Jun Ding, Li-Min Xia, Chun-Sheng Wang

Letter to the Editor

Renal denervation for hypertension: we’ve come a long way!
Partha Sardar, Herbert D. Aronow


Training in structural heart disease: a fellow’s perspective
Bennet George, Sun Moon Kim, Matthew J. Chung

Review Article

Current status of transcatheter aortic valve replacement in India
Puneet Gupta, Sameer Arora, Arman Qamar, Mohit Gupta, Ashok Seth
Detection and management of arrhythmias in peripartum cardiomyopathy
Girijesh Kumar Patel, Javier Ariel Laurini, Arun Bhardwaj, Kelly Roveda, Robert Donnell
Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for structural heart disease
Yiling Situ, Samuel C. M. Birch, Camila Moreyra, Cameron J. Holloway
Infective endocarditis in South Africa
Alfonso Jan Pecoraro, Anton Frans Doubell
Current state of the roles of alcohol septal ablation and surgical myectomy in the treatment of hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
John S. Douglas Jr
An overview of heart failure in low- and middle-income countries
Valirie N. Agbor, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Jean Jacques Noubiap
Challenges in addressing the knowledge gap on endomyocardial fibrosis through community-based studies
Jenisse Mbanze, Basilio Cumbane, Rolando Jive, Ana Mocumbi
Pulmonary hypertension in low- and middle-income countries with focus on sub-Saharan Africa
Anastase Dzudie, Bonaventure Suiru Dzekem, Dike B. Ojji, Andre Pascal Kengne, Ana Olga Mocumbi, Karen Sliwa, Friedrich Thienemann
Current state of transcatheter tricuspid valve repair
Dhaval Kolte, Sammy Elmariah
Multimorbidity and cardiovascular disease: a perspective on lowand middle-income countries
Friedrich Thienemann, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi, Edouard Battegay, Beatrice U. Mueller, Marcus Cheetham
Tuberculous pericardial disease: a focused update on diagnosis, therapy and prevention of complications
Kishendree Naicker, Mpiko Ntsekhe
Circulating biomarkers in the early detection of hypertensive heart disease: usefulness in the developing world
Dike Ojji, Elena Libhaber, Kim Lamont, Friedrich Thienemann, Karen Sliwa
Transcatheter aortic valve replacement in low risk patients: a review of PARTNER 3 and Evolut low risk trials
Joao Braghiroli, Kunal Kapoor, Torin P. Thielhelm, Tanira Ferreira, Mauricio G. Cohen
Genetics of inherited cardiomyopathies in Africa
Gasnat Shaboodien, Timothy F. Spracklen, Stephen Kamuli, Polycarp Ndibangwi, Carla Van Niekerk, Ntobeko A. B. Ntusi
Cardiac arrhythmias in low- and middle-income countries
Philasande Mkoko, Ehete Bahiru, Olujimi A. Ajijola, Aime Bonny, Ashley Chin
Rheumatic heart disease: current status of diagnosis and therapy
Ferande Peters, Ganesan Karthikeyan, Jessica Abrams, Lorrein Muhwava, Liesl Zühlke
Review of alternative access in transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Adam Banks, Jeff Gaca, Todd Kiefer
Stable ischemic heart disease: re-appraisal of coronary revascularization criteria in the light of contemporary evidence
Enrico Orsini, Stefano Nistri, Giovanni Battista Zito

Art and Medicine

Installations, video works, paintings
Mark Maxwell

Editorial Commentary

Shaping the future of renal denervation-the relevance of sham-controlled randomized trials and recent meta-analyses
Márcio G. Kiuchi, Jan K. Ho, Leslie Marisol Lugo Gavidia, Markus P. Schlaich
Iliofemoral lysis for DVT remains ATTRACTive
Catherine Go, Efthymios D. Avgerinos

Meeting Report

Out-of-hospital cardiopulmonary resuscitation: a position statement of the Lebanese Society of Cardiology and the Lebanese Society of Emergency Medicine
Hussain Isma’eel, Samar Noureddine, Malek Mohammad, Ali Zgheib, Samer Abou Arbid, Mario Njeim, Samer Nasr, Rania Bassil, Anthony Sarkis, Bernard Abi Saleh, Mazen El Sayed