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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
Deep time and the unsettling bite of impermanence
Jonathan Latiano
Springing into life: the harmony of human anatomy, nature, and patient care
Julia H. Miao, Kathleen H. Miao

Original Article

Ultrasound-based stroke/cardiovascular risk stratification using Framingham Risk Score and ASCVD Risk Score based on “Integrated Vascular Age” instead of “Chronological Age”: a multi-ethnic study of Asian Indian, Caucasian, and Japanese cohorts
Ankush Jamthikar, Deep Gupta, Elisa Cuadrado-Godia, Anudeep Puvvula, Narendra N. Khanna, Luca Saba, Klaudija Viskovic, Sophie Mavrogeni, Monika Turk, John R. Laird, Gyan Pareek, Martin Miner, Petros P. Sfikakis, Athanasios Protogerou, George D. Kitas, Chithra Shankar, Andrew Nicolaides, Vijay Viswanathan, Aditya Sharma, Jasjit S. Suri
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
Cardiovascular/stroke risk predictive calculators: a comparison between statistical and machine learning models
Ankush Jamthikar, Deep Gupta, Luca Saba, Narendra N. Khanna, Tadashi Araki, Klaudija Viskovic, Sophie Mavrogeni, John R. Laird, Gyan Pareek, Martin Miner, Petros P. Sfikakis, Athanasios Protogerou, Vijay Viswanathan, Aditya Sharma, Andrew Nicolaides, George D. Kitas, Jasjit S. Suri
Nomogram developed with selenoprotein S (SelS) genetic variation and clinical characteristics predicting risk of coronary artery disease in a Chinese population
Ding-Yu Wang, Ting-Ting Wu, Ying-Ying Zheng, Yi-Tong Ma, Xiang Xie
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
Safety and efficacy of the endothelin receptor antagonist macitentan in pediatric pulmonary hypertension
Sabrina Schweintzger, Martin Koestenberger, Axel Schlagenhauf, Gernot Grangl, Ante Burmas, Stefan Kurath-Koller, Mirjam Pocivalnik, Hannes Sallmon, Daniela Baumgartner, Georg Hansmann, Andreas Gamillscheg
Performance of cardiovascular magnetic resonance strain in patients with acute myocarditis
Xiaorong Chen, Hongjie Hu, Jiangfeng Pan, Jiner Shu, Yi Hu, Risheng Yu
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
Prevalence and risk factors of left atrial thrombus in patients with atrial fibrillation and lower class (IIa) recommendation to anticoagulants
Beata Uziębło-Życzkowska, Paweł Krzesiński, Agnieszka Jurek, Monika Budnik, Iwona Gorczyca, Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka, Marek Kiliszek, Agnieszka Wójcik, Monika Gawałko, Olga Jelonek, Anna Michalska, Katarzyna Starzyk, Piotr Scisło, Janusz Kochanowski, Krzysztof J. Filipiak, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon, Grzegorz Opolski, Grzegorz Gielerak
Ephrin B2 mediates high glucose induced endothelial-to-mesenchymal transition in human aortic endothelial cells
Cheng Yuan, Lihua Ni, Changjiang Zhang, Hao Xia, Xiaoyan Wu
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

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
Intracoronary near-infrared spectroscopy—role and clinical applications
Stephen E. Wilkinson, Ryan D. Madder
Conventional cardiac surgery in patients with end-stage coronary artery disease: yesterday and today
Michal Szlapka, Roland Hetzer, Jürgen Ennker, Harald Hausmann
In vivo imaging of vulnerable plaque with intravascular modalities: its advantages and limitations
Satoshi Kitahara, Yu Kataoka, Hiroki Sugane, Fumiyuki Otsuka, Yasuhide Asaumi, Teruo Noguchi, Satoshi Yasuda
Quadrilateral space syndrome
Omar Zurkiya
Pulmonary vascular disease in Fontan circulation—is there a rationale for pulmonary vasodilator therapies?
Kolja Becker, Anselm Uebing, Jan Hinnerk Hansen
Heart applications of 4D flow
Giuseppe Corrias, Daniele Cocco, Jasjit S. Suri, Luigi Meloni, Filippo Cademartiri, Luca Saba
Artificial intelligence in personalized cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular imaging
Ikram-Ul Haq, Iqraa Haq, Bo Xu
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
Dual-energy CT and coronary imaging
Fernando Uliana Kay
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in childhood—a rare disease not to be missed
Marc Pfluger, Tilman Humpl
Molecular mechanisms of right ventricular dysfunction in pulmonary arterial hypertension: focus on the coronary vasculature, sex hormones, and glucose/lipid metabolism
Vineet Agrawal, Tim Lahm, Georg Hansmann, Anna R. Hemnes
4D flow imaging of the thoracic aorta: is there an added clinical value?
Federica Catapano, Giacomo Pambianchi, Giulia Cundari, João Rebelo, Francesco Cilia, Iacopo Carbone, Carlo Catalano, Marco Francone, Nicola Galea
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
Carotid plaque imaging profiling in subjects with risk factors (diabetes and hypertension)
Michele Porcu, Lorenzo Mannelli, Marta Melis, Jasjit S. Suri, Clara Gerosa, Giulia Cerrone, Giovanni Defazio, Gavino Faa, Luca Saba
Heart failure therapy based on interventricular mechanics and cardio-vascular communications
Dietmar Schranz, Hakan Akintuerk, Anoosh Esmaeili, Heiner Latus, Christian Apitz
The role of ventricular assist device in children
Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Roland Hetzer
Optical coherence tomography: fundamentals and clinical utility
Vijayakumar Subban, Owen Christopher Raffel
Vessel wall MR imaging of intracranial atherosclerosis
Jae W. Song, Bruce A. Wasserman
Plaque imaging volume analysis: technique and application
Alessandro Murgia, Antonella Balestrieri, Marco Francone, Pierleone Lucatelli, Elisa Scapin, Andrew Buckler, Giulio Micheletti, Gavino Faa, Maurizio Conti, Jasjit S. Suri, Giuseppe Guglielmi, Alessandro Carriero, Luca Saba
Pathophysiology of heart failure
Robert H. G. Schwinger
May-Thurner syndrome
Santhosh Poyyamoli, Pankaj Mehta, Mathew Cherian, Rinoy R. Anand, Santosh B. Patil, Sanjeeva Kalva, Gloria Salazar
Update on noninvasive imaging of right ventricle dysfunction in pulmonary hypertension
Uyen Truong, Katharina Meinel, Francois Haddad, Martin Koestenberger, Jørn Carlsen, Dunbar Ivy, Pei-Ni Jone
MR imaging of vulnerable carotid plaque
Michael E. Porambo, J. Kevin DeMarco
Diagnosis and treatment of right ventricular dysfunction in congenital heart disease
Béatrice Santens, Alexander Van De Bruaene, Pieter De Meester, Michele D’Alto, Sushma Reddy, Daniel Bernstein, Martin Koestenberger, Georg Hansmann, Werner Budts
Heart failure: role and point of view of cardiac intensivist
Maria Benedetto, Ludovica Nardozi, Georgiana Luisa Baca, Antonio Loforte, Massimo Baiocchi
Implications of gut microbiome on coronary artery disease
Jing Xu, Yuejin Yang
Uses of ultrasound in stroke prevention
J. David Spence
Fundamentals and role of intravascular ultrasound in percutaneous coronary intervention
James Xu, Sidney Lo
How can optical coherence tomography be used to optimize percutaneous coronary intervention?
Benoit Guillon, Hélène Tauzin, Fiona Ecarnot, Nicolas Meneveau
Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in pediatric pulmonary hypertension—novel concepts and imaging biomarkers
Heiner Latus, Christian Meierhofer
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
Popliteal artery entrapment syndrome
Stanley Bradshaw, Peiman Habibollahi, Jayesh Soni, Marcin Kolber, Anil K. Pillai
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
Heart transplantation: the Berlin experience and perspectives
Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
The role of intracoronary imaging in translational research
Nicholas J. Montarello, Adam J. Nelson, Johan Verjans, Stephen J. Nicholls, Peter J. Psaltis
Venous popliteal entrapment syndrome
Christine K. Chen, Marcin Kolber
Contrast imaging ultrasound for the detection and characterization of carotid vulnerable plaque
Vasileios Rafailidis, Xin Li, Paul S. Sidhu, Sasan Partovi, Daniel Staub
Contemporary review in the multi-modality imaging evaluation and management of tricuspid regurgitation
Tom Kai Ming Wang, Shinya Unai, Bo Xu
Carotid plaque imaging and the risk of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease
Guangming Zhu, Jason Hom, Ying Li, Bin Jiang, Fatima Rodriguez, Dominik Fleischmann, David Saloner, Michele Porcu, Yanrong Zhang, Luca Saba, Max Wintermark
Evolution of heart transplantation since Barnard’s first
Mariano F. D. M. Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
PET/MRI of atherosclerosis
Mueez Aizaz, Rik P. M. Moonen, Jochem A. J. van der Pol, Claudia Prieto, René M. Botnar, M. Eline Kooi
Cardiac multi-scale investigation of the right and left ventricle ex-vivo: a review
Hector Dejea, Anne Bonnin, Andrew C. Cook, Patricia Garcia-Canadilla
Animal models of right heart failure
Asger Andersen, Diederik E. van der Feen, Stine Andersen, Jacob Gammelgaard Schultz, Georg Hansmann, Harm Jan Bogaard
Mechanics of right ventricular dysfunction in pulmonary arterial hypertension and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction
Roberto J. Bernardo, Francois Haddad, Etienne J. Couture, Georg Hansmann, Vinicio A. de Jesus Perez, André Y. Denault, Frances S. de Man, Myriam Amsallem
Review: application of current imaging modalities in the management of left-sided valvular heart disease
Robert Zheng, Kenya Kusunose
Imaging of intracranial atherosclerotic plaques using 3.0 T and 7.0 T magnetic resonance imaging—current trends and future perspectives
Fang Wu, Huan Yu, Qi Yang
Mechanical circulatory support systems: evolution, the systems and outlook
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Michael Dandel, Matthias Loebe, Eva Maria Javier Delmo
Innovative transcatheter procedures for the treatment of heart failure
Francesco Saia, Antonino Loforte, Davide Pacini
Treatment of right ventricular dysfunction and heart failure in pulmonary arterial hypertension
Chakradhari Inampudi, Ryan J. Tedford, Anna R. Hemnes, Georg Hansmann, Harm-Jan Bogaard, Martin Koestenberger, Irene Marthe Lang, Evan L. Brittain
Medical management of pediatric heart failure
Humera Ahmed, Christina VanderPluym