Vol 7, No 1 (February 2017): Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy

Original Article

Infarct related artery only versus complete revascularization in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction and multi vessel disease: a meta-analysis
Satyanarayana R. Vaidya, Santhosh R. Devarapally, Sameer Arora
Epidemiological and mortality trends in infective endocarditis, a 17-year population-based prospective study
Alberto Cresti, Mario Chiavarelli, Marco Scalese, Cesira Nencioni, Silvia Valentini, Francesco Guerrini, Incoronata D’Aiello, Andrea Picchi, Francesco De Sensi, Gilbert Habib
Outcomes in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy patients with and without atrial fibrillation: a survival meta-analysis
Ahmad Masri, Mohamed Kanj, Maran Thamilarasan, Oussama Wazni, Nicholas G. Smedira, Harry M. Lever, Milind Y. Desai
Effect of serial infusions of reconstituted high-density lipoprotein (CER-001) on coronary atherosclerosis: rationale and design of the CARAT study
Jordan Andrews, Alex Janssan, Tracy Nguyen, Anthony D. Pisaniello, Daniel J. Scherer, John J. P. Kastelein, Bela Merkely, Steven E. Nissen, Kausik Ray, Gregory G. Schwartz, Stephen G. Worthley, Connie Keyserling, Jean-Louis Dasseux, Julie Butters, Jacinta Girardi, Rosemary Miller, Stephen J. Nicholls
Stenotic flow reserve derived from quantitative coronary angiography has modest but incremental value in predicting functionally significant coronary stenosis as evaluated by fractional flow reserve
Elizabeth L. Potter, Colin Machado, Colin Machado, Om Narayan, Brian S. H. Ko, Peter J. Psaltis, Kiran Munnur, James D. Cameron, Ian T. Meredith, Dennis Thiam Leong Wong

Case Report

Post-traumatic ventricular septal defect: a rare indication for extracorporeal membrane oxygenation as a bridge to transplant
María Alejandra Restrepo-Córdoba, Francisco José Hernández-Pérez, Manuel Francisco Gómez-Bueno, Juan Manuel Escudier-Villa, Evaristo Castedo, Javier Segovia, Luis Antonio Alonso-Pulpón
Isolated rupture of bicuspid aortic valve following blunt chest trauma: a case report and systematic review of literature
Hemindermeet Singh, Sajid Ali, Faraz Khan Luni, Fayyaz Hashmi, Mohammed Taleb
Alcohol septal ablation for hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy in a patient with a chronic total occlusion of the right coronary artery: “beware of collateral damage”
Quentin de Hemptinne, Fabien Picard, Philippe L. L’Allier


The Cardio-PadTM project: progress and remaining challenges
Jean Jacques N. Noubiap, Joseph Kamtchum-Tatuene, Chris Nadège Nganou-Gnindjio, Ahmadou M. Jingi


Use of CT angiography among patients with prior coronary artery bypass grafting surgery
Charles Eisenberg, Edward Hulten, Marcio Sommer Bittencourt, Ron Blankstein

Arts and Medicine

Mannequin moods
Nina Ventura