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减盐奋斗中的进展与挑战

阐述了世界不同国家为了减少盐摄入而做出的努力…… More >>

中国减少盐摄入与高血压的研究现状与展望

高血压及其导致的脑卒中、心力衰竭等是一个严重的公共健康问题。 More >>

澳大利亚减少食盐摄入:从倡议到行动

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Original Article

Psychosocial well-being in postpartum women with congenital heart disease
Annika Freiberger, Jürgen Beckmann, Sebastian Freilinger, Harald Kaemmerer, Maximilian Huber, Nicole Nagdyman, Peter Ewert, Lars Pieper, Charlotte Deppe, Bettina Kuschel, Caroline Andonian
Concomitant cardiovascular malformations in isolated bicuspid aortic valve disease: a retrospective cross-sectional study and meta-analysis
Katalin Szöcs, Betül Toprak, Gerhard Schön, Meike Rybczynski, Tatjana Brinken, Adrian Mahlmann, Evaldas Girdauskas, Stefan Blankenberg, Yskert von Kodolitsch
Quantitative plaque characterisation and association with acute coronary syndrome on medium to long term follow up: insights from computed tomography coronary angiography
Ravi K. Munnur, Kevin Cheng, Jordan Laggoune, Andrew Talman, Rahul Muthalaly, Nitesh Nerlekar, Yi-Wei Baey, Jason Nogic, Andrew Lin, James D. Cameron, Sujith Seneviratne, Dennis T. L. Wong
Quality of life in patients with Fabry’s disease: a cross-sectional study of 86 adults
Caroline Andonian, Jürgen Beckmann, Oliver Mayer, Peter Ewert, Annika Freiberger, Maximilian Huber, Harald Kaemmerer, Christine Kurschat, Florian Lagler, Nicole Nagdyman, Lars Pieper, Claudia Regenbogen, Sebastian Freilinger
Left ventricular remodeling and systolic function changes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea: a comprehensive contrast-enhanced cardiac magnetic resonance study
Tingyu Li, Qiong Ou, Xiaobing Zhou, Xiaoyu Wei, Anping Cai, Xiaodan Li, Guanmin Ren, Zhicheng Du, Zuogeng Hong, Yilu Cheng, Hui Liu
Early surgery determines prognosis in patients with infective endocarditis: outcome in patients managed by an Endocarditis Team—a prospective cohort study
Alfonso J. K. Pecoraro, Philipus G. Herbst, Jacques T. Janson, Riegardt Wagenaar, Zane Ismail, Jantjie J. Taljaard, Hans W. Prozesky, Colette Pienaar, Anton F. Doubell
Machine learning models predict total charges and drivers of cost for transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Agam Bansal, Chandan Garg, Essa Hariri, Nicholas Kassis, Amgad Mentias, Amar Krishnaswamy, Samir R. Kapadia
A multi-center trial on efficacy and safety of the LifeTech CeraFlexTM ASD occluder for transcatheter closure in patients with secundum atrial septal defects
Celina Fritz, Andrea Engelhardt, Jochen Grohmann, Ingo Dähnert, Johanna Hummel, Daniel Tanase, Peter Ewert, Andreas Eicken
Predictors and outcomes of ischemia-driven target lesion revascularization in deferred lesion based on fractional flow reserve: a multi-center retrospective cohort study
Takao Sato, Sonoka Goto, Shohei Kishi, Kohei Yamaguchi, Takayuki Warisawa, Amane Kozuki, Suga Toshihiro, Keiichi Tsuchida, Hirokazu Yokoi, Kawai Kazuya, Kohei Akazawa, Yoshifusa Aizawa

Original Article

Risk factors of prolonged mechanical ventilation following open heart surgery: what has changed over the last decade?
Muhammad-Mujtaba Ali Siddiqui, Iftikhar Paras, Anjum Jalal

Case Report

Kounis syndrome - an atopic monster for the heart
Venkataramanan Gangadharan, Samit Bhatheja, Kais Al Balbissi

Original Article

Reproducibility of myocardial perfusion reserve - variations in measurements from post processing using commercially available software
Pavel Goykhman, Puja K. Mehta, Megha Agarwal, Chrisandra Shufelt, Piotr J. Slomka, Yuching Yang, Yuan Xu, Leslee J. Shaw, Daniel S. Berman, Noel Bairey Merz, Louise E. J. Thomson
3D morphometry using automated aortic segmentation in native MR angiography: an alternative to contrast enhanced MRA?
Matthias Müller-Eschner, Tobias Müller, Andreas Biesdorf, Stefan Wörz, Fabian Rengier, Dittmar Böckler, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Karl Rohr, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk
Noninvasive pressure difference mapping derived from 4D flow MRI in patients with unrepaired and repaired aortic coarctation
Fabian Rengier, Michael Delles, Joachim Eichhorn, Yoo-Jin Azad, Hendrik von Tengg-Kobligk, Julia Ley-Zaporozhan, Rüdiger Dillmann, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Roland Unterhinninghofen, Sebastian Ley
Life span of patients with Eisenmenger syndrome is not superior to that of patients with other causes of pulmonary hypertension
Béatrice Bonello, Sébastien Renard, Julien Mancini, Sandrine Huber, Gilbert Habib, Alain Fraisse
Vegetarian diets and glycemic control in diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Yoko Yokoyama, Neal D. Barnard, Susan M. Levin, Mitsuhiro Watanabe

Review Article

Hypoxamirs in pulmonary hypertension: breathing new life into pulmonary vascular research
Andrew E. Hale, Kevin White, Stephen Y. Chan
Bone marrow-derived cell therapy in chagasic cardiac disease: a review of pre-clinical and clinical results
Antonio Carlos Campos de Carvalho, Adriana Bastos Carvalho, Debora Bastos Mello, Regina Coeli dos Santos Goldenberg
Imaging in the context of replacement heart valve development: Use of the Visible Heart® methodologies
Michael G. Bateman, Paul A. Iaizzo
Antioxidant therapies for the management of atrial fibrillation
Tong Liu, Panagiotis Korantzopoulos, Guangping Li
The Popeye domain containing genes: essential elements in heart rate control
Roland F. Schindler, Kar Lai Poon, Subreena Simrick, Thomas Brand
Dynamic contrast-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging: fundamentals and application to the evaluation of the peripheral perfusion
Yaron Gordon, Sasan Partovi, Matthias Müller-Eschner, Erik Amarteifio, Tobias Bäuerle, Marc-André Weber, Hans-Ulrich Kauczor, Fabian Rengier
4D flow imaging with MRI
Zoran Stankovic, Bradley D. Allen, Julio Garcia, Kelly B. Jarvis, Michael Markl
Review of MRI-based measurements of pulse wave velocity: a biomarker of arterial stiffness
Andrew L. Wentland, Thomas M. Grist, Oliver Wieben

Brief Report

Correlates of objectively measured physical activity in cardiac patients
Wonwoo Byun, Cemal Ozemek, Katrina Riggin, Scott Strath, Leonard Kaminsky

Original Articles

Left ventricular energy model predicts adverse events in women with suspected myocardial ischemia: results from the NHLBI-sponsored women’s ischemia syndrome evaluation (WISE) study
Mark Doyle, Nicole Weinberg, Gerald M. Pohost, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Leslee J. Shaw, George Sopko, Anthon Fuisz, William J. Rogers, Edward G. Walsh, B. Delia Johnson, Barry L. Sharaf, Carl J. Pepine, Sunil Mankad, Steven E. Reis, Geetha Rayarao, Diane A. Vido, Vera Bittner, Lindsey Tauxe, Marian B. Olson, Sheryl F. Kelsey, Robert WW Biederman
Cardiac risk factors and myocardial perfusion reserve in women with microvascular coronary dysfunction
Megha Agarwal, Chrisandra Shufelt, Puja K. Mehta, Edward Gill, Daniel S. Berman, Debiao Li, Behzad Sharif, Ning Li, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Louise E.J. Thomson
Cardiac magnetic resonance imaging myocardial perfusion reserve index assessment in women with microvascular coronary dysfunction and reference controls
Chrisandra L. Shufelt, Louise E. J. Thomson, Pavel Goykhman, Megha Agarwal, Puja K. Mehta, Tara Sedlak, Ning Li, Edward Gill, Bruce Samuels, Babak Azabal, Saibal Kar, Kamlesh Kothawade, Margo Minissian, Piotr Slomka, Daniel S. Berman, C. Noel Bairey Merz
Improved diagnosis and prognosis using Decisions Informed by Combining Entities (DICE): results from the NHLBI-sponsored Women’s Ischemia Syndrome Evaluation (WISE)
Mark Doyle, Gerald M. Pohost, C. Noel Bairey Merz, Leslee J. Shaw, George Sopko, William J. Rogers, Barry L. Sharaf, Carl J. Pepine, Diane A. Vido-Thompson, Geetha Rayarao, Lindsey Tauxe, Sheryl F. Kelsey, Douglas Mc Nair, Robert W. Biederman

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Review Article

Treatment of advanced heart failure in adults with congenital heart disease: a narrative review and clinical cases
Christoph Sinning, Michael Huntgeburth, Norihide Fukushima, Rose Tompkins, June Huh, Shigeru Tataneo, Gerhard-Paul Diller, Yih-Sharng Chen, Elvin Zengin, Christina Magnussen, Ann-Sophie Kaemmerer, Yang Hyun Cho, Stefan Blankenberg, Carsten Rickers, Frank Harig, Michael Weyand, Michael Hübler, Yskert von Kodolitsch, Öztekin Oto, Andreas Zuckermann, Paulus Kirchhof, Helmut Baumgartner, Hermann Reichenspurner, Jon Kobashigawa, Harald Kaemmerer, Koichiro Niwa