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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

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
Vascular health determinants in children
Birgit Böhm, Renate Oberhoffer
Associations of ABCG1-mediated cholesterol efflux capacity with coronary artery lipid content assessed by near-infrared spectroscopy
Kohei Takata, Satoshi Honda, Samuel L. Sidharta, MyNgan Duong, Daisuke Shishikura, Susan W. Kim, Jordan Andrews, Belinda A. Di Bartolo, Peter J. Psaltis, Christina A. Bursill, Matthew I. Worthley, Stephen J. Nicholls
Integrating the development agenda with noncommunicable disease prevention in developing countries: a quasi-experimental study on inter-sectoral action and its impact on self-reported salt consumption—the INPARD study
Isurujith K. Liyanage, Kremlin Wickramasinghe, Prasad Katulanda, Ranil Jayawardena, Indika Karunathilake, Sharon Friel, Seenithamby Manoharan, Ashan Pathirana, Ajith Alagiyawanna, Nattashi Ranaweera, Nick Townsend
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
Heart catheterization in adults in a sub-Saharan tertiary centre: 8 years’ experience
Jean Claude Ambassa, Mvondo Charles, Tantchou Tchoumi Jacques Cabral
Effects of complete revascularization on long-term treatment outcomes in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease over 80 years of age admitted for acute coronary syndrome
Kirill Berezhnoi, Leonid Kokov, Alexandr Vanyukov
Awareness of oral health in adults with congenital heart disease
Stefan Hollatz, Annette Wacker-Gussmann, Saskia Wilberg, Matthias Folwaczny, Rhoia Neidenbach, Harald Kaemmerer, Peter Ewert, Renate Oberhoffer
Patterns, outcomes and trends in hospital visits of un-operated and operated children with rheumatic heart disease in Sudan
Sulafa Ali, Noha Karadawi, Nezar B. Elhassan, Amal Ahmed M. Ahmed, Maha Boctor, Heitham Awadalla, Mohamed H. Ahmed

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
What triggers Takotsubo in cases without an obvious trigger?
Josef Finsterer, Claudia Stöllberger

Review Article

Improving clinical practice in primary care for the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases: a multi-actor approach to two regional pilot projects in Kazakhstan
Erica Barbazza, Saltanat Yegeubayeva, Baktygul Akkazieva, Elena Tsoyi, Evgeny Zheleznyakov, Juan E. Tello
Role of imaging in the diagnosis of vascular malformations (VM)
Katayoun Samadi, Gloria Maria Salazar
Pulmonary arteries: imaging of pulmonary embolism and beyond
Ellen M. Leitman, Shaunagh McDermott
Non-aortic vascular findings on chest CTA: including arch vessels and bronchial arteries
Santhosh Poyyamoli, Elango Swamiappan, Jenny Gandhi, Rahul K. Ranasingh, Mathew P. Cherian, Pankaj Mehta
Implications of the growing burden of diabetes for premature cardiovascular disease mortality and the attainment of the Sustainable Development Goal target 3.4
Constance Wou, Nigel Unwin, Yadi Huang, Gojka Roglic
Echocardiographic guidance of interventions in adults with congenital heart defects
Weiyi Tan, Jamil Aboulhosn
Mesenteric ischemia: what the radiologist needs to know
Michael C. Olson, Joel G. Fletcher, Prashant Nagpal, Adam T. Froemming, Ashish Khandelwal
CT and MR imaging of the upper extremity vasculature: pearls, pitfalls, and challenges
Maaz A. Ghouri, Nishant Gupta, Ambarish P. Bhat, Nanda Deepa Thimmappa, Sachin S. Saboo, Ashish Khandelwal, Prashant Nagpal
Significance of oral health in adult patients with congenital heart disease
Matthias Folwaczny, Florian Bauer, Christina Grünberg
Preoperative cross-sectional mapping for deep inferior epigastric and profunda artery perforator flaps
Nanda Thimmappa, Ambarish P. Bhat, Kristen Bishop, Prashant Nagpal, Martin R. Prince, Sachin S. Saboo
Pre-hepatic and pre-pancreatic transplant donor evaluation
Alexis M. Cahalane, Amirkasra Mojtahed, Dushyant V. Sahani, Nahel Elias, Avinash R. Kambadakone
Vascular imaging in renal donors
Ayaz Aghayev, Sumit Gupta, Borna E. Dabiri, Michael L. Steigner
Emerging clinical applications of strain imaging and three-dimensional echocardiography for the assessment of ventricular function in adult congenital heart disease
Michael Huntgeburth, Ingo Germund, Lianne M. Geerdink, Narayanswami Sreeram, Floris E. A. Udink ten Cate
Cortistatin, a novel cardiovascular protective peptide
Juan Liang, Ying Bai, Wenjia Chen, Yu Fu, Yue Liu, Xinhua Yin
The role of imaging in gastrointestinal bleed
Benjamin W. Carney, Garvit Khatri, Anuradha S. Shenoy-Bhangle

Meet the Professor

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