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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
Extra-cardiac comorbidities or complications in adults with congenital heart disease: a nationwide inpatient experience in the United States
Sandeep Singh, Rupak Desai, Hee Kong Fong, Ashish Sadolikar, Suparn Samani, Hemant Goyal
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
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

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

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
Impact of genetic polymorphisms on platelet function and response to anti platelet drugs
Teresa Strisciuglio, Danilo Franco, Giuseppe Di Gioia, Chiara De Biase, Carmine Morisco, Bruno Trimarco, Emanuele Barbato
Diabetes and antiplatelet therapy: from bench to bedside
Jose R. Rivas Rios, Francesco Franchi, Fabiana Rollini, Dominick J. Angiolillo
Interaction between platelets and endothelium: from pathophysiology to new therapeutic options
Michalis Hamilos, Stylianos Petousis, Fragiskos Parthenakis
Antiplatelet therapy for peripheral artery disease
Rosetta Melfi, Elisabetta Ricottini
Antiplatelet agents in uncertain clinical scenarios—a bleeding nightmare
Sean Esmonde, Divyesh Sharma, Aaron Peace
Antiplatelet therapy in valvular and structural heart disease interventions
Annunziata Nusca, Edoardo Bressi, Iginio Colaiori, Marco Miglionico, Germano Di Sciascio
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
Percutaneous tricuspid valve implantation in failing bioprosthesis
Andreas Eicken, Peter Ewert
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
Current management aspects in adult congenital heart disease: non-surgical closure of patent foramen ovale
Kaivan Vaidya, Chinmay Khandkar, David Celermajer
Significance of oral health in adult patients with congenital heart disease
Matthias Folwaczny, Florian Bauer, Christina Grünberg
Current spectrum, challenges and new developments in the surgical care of adults with congenital heart disease
Jürgen Hörer
The optimal duration of dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary stent implantation: to go too far is as bad as to fall short
Francesco Costa, Marco Valgimigli


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