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Arts and Medicine

Springing into life: the harmony of human anatomy, nature, and patient care
Julia H. Miao, Kathleen H. Miao
Art, water and wellbeing
Angelika Spranger
How military history can inspire medical intervention
Yskert von Kodolitsch, Martin Prokoph, Arnim Sachweh, Tilo Kölbel, Christian Detter, Jürgen Berger, Thomas Wick, Sebastian Debus, Carl Rudolf Blankart

Case Report

Moyamoya disease associated with pediatric pulmonary hypertension—a case report
Johannes Krämer, Meinrad Beer, Michael Kaestner, Peter Bride, Benedikt Winter, Christian Apitz
Successful percutaneous treatment with the Konar MFTM-VSD Occluder in an infant with Abernethy syndrome—case report
Petra Loureiro, Stanimir Georgiev, Peter Ewert, Daniel Tanase, Andreas Eicken, Birgit Kammer, Robert Dalla-Pozza

Original Article

Effects of exercise training on heart rate variability in children and adolescents with pulmonary arterial hypertension: a pilot study
Jannos Siaplaouras, Marc Frerix, Anita Apitz, David Zöller, Christian Apitz
Actionable secondary findings in arrhythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy genes: impact and challenge of genetic counseling
Angela Abicht, Ulrike Schön, Andreas Laner, Elke Holinski-Feder, Isabel Diebold
Left ventricular strains correlate with aortic elastic properties in adult patients with corrected tetralogy of Fallot (Results from the CSONGRAD Registry and MAGYAR-Path Study)
Gergely Rácz, Árpád Kormányos, Péter Domsik, Anita Kalapos, Nándor Gyenes, Kálmán Havasi, Nóra Ambrus, István Hartyánszky, Gábor Bogáts, Attila Nemes
Outcomes of contemporary imaging-guided management of sinus of Valsalva aneurysms
Bo Xu, Duygu Kocyigit, Carlos Godoy-Rivas, Jorge Betancor, L. Leonardo Rodriguez, Venu Menon, Wael Jaber, Richard Grimm, Scott D. Flamm, Paul Schoenhagen, Lars G. Svensson, Brian P. Griffin
Heart failure in the young: Insights into myocardial recovery with ventricular assist device support
Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Dietmar Böthig, Andre Rüffer, Robert Cesnjevar, Michael Dandel, Roland Hetzer
Provision of medical health care for adults with congenital heart disease associated with aortic involvement
Ann-Sophie Kaemmerer, Sebastian Freilinger, Caroline Andonian, Peter Ewert, Kalman Havasi, Nicole Nagdyman, Lars Pieper, Kathrin Nebel, Lavinia Seidel, Rhoia Neidenbach, Attila Nemes
Left ventricular rotational abnormalities in adult patients with corrected tetralogy of Fallot following different surgical procedures (Results from the CSONGRAD Registry and MAGYAR-Path Study)
Attila Nemes, Gergely Rácz, Árpád Kormányos, Péter Domsik, Anita Kalapos, Nándor Gyenes, Nóra Ambrus, István Hartyánszky, Gábor Bogáts, Kálmán Havasi

Review Article

Stable ischemic heart disease: re-appraisal of coronary revascularization criteria in the light of contemporary evidence
Enrico Orsini, Stefano Nistri, Giovanni Battista Zito
May-Thurner syndrome
Santhosh Poyyamoli, Pankaj Mehta, Mathew Cherian, Rinoy R. Anand, Santosh B. Patil, Sanjeeva Kalva, Gloria Salazar
Conventional cardiac surgery in patients with end-stage coronary artery disease: yesterday and today
Michal Szlapka, Roland Hetzer, Jürgen Ennker, Harald Hausmann
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in childhood—a rare disease not to be missed
Marc Pfluger, Tilman Humpl
Pathophysiology of heart failure
Robert H. G. Schwinger
Narrative review of cardiac computed tomography perfusion: insights into static rest perfusion
Bruna Punzo, Carlo Cavaliere, Erica Maffei, Eduardo Bossone, Luca Saba, Filippo Cademartiri
Cardiac CT perfusion and FFRCTA: pathophysiological features in ischemic heart disease
Sara Seitun, Alberto Clemente, Cecilia De Lorenzi, Stefano Benenati, Dante Chiappino, Cesare Mantini, Antonis I. Sakellarios, Filippo Cademartiri, Gian Paolo Bezante, Italo Porto
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
Stanley Bradshaw, Peiman Habibollahi, Jayesh Soni, Marcin Kolber, Anil K. Pillai
Organ-saving surgical alternatives to treatment of heart failure
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Frank Wagner, Matthias Loebe, Eva Maria Javier Delmo
Overview of the socio-economic consequences of heart failure
Franz P. Hessel
Artificial intelligence in personalized cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular imaging
Ikram-Ul Haq, Iqraa Haq, Bo Xu
The role of ventricular assist device in children
Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Roland Hetzer
Venous popliteal entrapment syndrome
Christine K. Chen, Marcin Kolber
Cardiac catheterization in pediatric pulmonary hypertension: a systematic and practical approach
Michael Kaestner, Christian Apitz, Astrid Elisabeth Lammers
Coronary atherosclerosis as the main endpoint of non-invasive imaging in cardiology: a narrative review
Erica Maffei, Bruna Punzo, Carlo Cavaliere, Eduardo Bossone, Luca Saba, Filippo Cademartiri
Heart failure therapy based on interventricular mechanics and cardio-vascular communications
Dietmar Schranz, Hakan Akintuerk, Anoosh Esmaeili, Heiner Latus, Christian Apitz
Innovative transcatheter procedures for the treatment of heart failure
Francesco Saia, Antonino Loforte, Davide Pacini
Quadrilateral space syndrome
Omar Zurkiya
Medical management of pediatric heart failure
Humera Ahmed, Christina VanderPluym
Arterial thoracic outlet syndrome
Junjian Huang, Jason Lauer, Omar Zurkiya
The usefulness of cardiac CT integrated with FFRCT for planning myocardial revascularization in complex coronary artery disease: a lesson from SYNTAX studies
Daniele Andreini, Saima Mushtaq, Edoardo Conte, Mariachiara Mei, Flavia Nicoli, Eleonora Melotti, Giulio Pompilio, Mauro Pepi, Antonio L. Bartorelli, Yoshinobu Onuma, Patrick W. Serruys
Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in pediatric pulmonary hypertension—novel concepts and imaging biomarkers
Heiner Latus, Christian Meierhofer
Heart failure: role and point of view of cardiac intensivist
Maria Benedetto, Ludovica Nardozi, Georgiana Luisa Baca, Antonio Loforte, Massimo Baiocchi
Pulmonary vascular disease in Fontan circulation—is there a rationale for pulmonary vasodilator therapies?
Kolja Becker, Anselm Uebing, Jan Hinnerk Hansen
Ventricular assist devices implantation: surgical assessment and technical strategies
Antonio Loforte, Gregorio Gliozzi, Carlo Mariani, Giulio Giovanni Cavalli, So a Martin-Suarez, Davide Pacini
Contemporary narrative review on left atrial strain mechanics in echocardiography: cardiomyopathy, valvular heart disease and beyond
Vardhmaan Jain, Raktim Ghosh, Manasvi Gupta, Yoshihito Saijo, Agam Bansal, Medhat Farwati, Rachel Marcus, Allan Klein, Bo Xu
Narrative review on Morbus Fabry: diagnosis and management of cardiac manifestations
Aleš Linhart, Tomáš Paleček
Review: application of current imaging modalities in the management of left-sided valvular heart disease
Robert Zheng, Kenya Kusunose
Heart transplantation: the Berlin experience and perspectives
Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
Prognostic biomarkers in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension
Mark-Jan Ploegstra, Rolf M. F. Berger
Multimodality imaging for the prevention of cardiovascular events: Coronary artery calcium and beyond
Duygu Kocyigit, Alexandra Scanameo, Bo Xu
Hybrid transcatheter left ventricular reconstruction for the treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy
Mauro Biffi, Antonio Loforte, Gianluca Folesani, Matteo Ziacchi, Domenica Attinà, Fabio Niro, Ferdinando Pasquale, Davide Pacini
Extrinsic compression of coronary and pulmonary vasculature
Kiran Batra, Sachin S. Saboo, Asha Kandathil, Arzu Canan, Sandeep S. Hedgire, Murthy R. Chamarthy, Sanjeeva P. Kalva, Suhny Abbara
The role of imaging in pulmonary hypertension
Meenal Sharma, Andrew T. Burns, Kelvin Yap, David L. Prior
Weaning from ventricular assist device support after recovery from left ventricular failure with or without secondary right ventricular failure
Michael Dandel, Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Matthias Loebe, Roland Hetzer
Contemporary review in the multi-modality imaging evaluation and management of tricuspid regurgitation
Tom Kai Ming Wang, Shinya Unai, Bo Xu
Evolution of heart transplantation since Barnard’s first
Mariano F. D. M. Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
Nutcracker syndrome: diagnosis and therapy
Marcin K. Kolber, Zhonghao Cui, Christine K. Chen, Peiman Habibollahi, Sanjeeva P. Kalva
Epidemiology and Pathophysiologic insights of coronary atherosclerosis relevant for contemporary non-invasive imaging
Giancarlo Casolo, Jacopo Del Meglio, Carlo Tessa
Mechanical circulatory support systems: evolution, the systems and outlook
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Michael Dandel, Matthias Loebe, Eva Maria Javier Delmo
Venous thoracic outlet syndrome
Peiman Habibollahi, Dianbo Zhang, Marcin K. Kolber, Anil K. Pillai
Cardiac computed tomography radiomics: an emerging tool for the non-invasive assessment of coronary atherosclerosis
Alessandro Murgia, Antonella Balestrieri, Paola Crivelli, Jasjit S. Suri, Maurizio Conti, Filippo Cademartiri, Luca Saba
Altitude exposure in pediatric pulmonary hypertension—are we ready for (flight) recommendations?
Ulrike Herberg, Ralf Knies, Nicole Müller, Johannes Breuer