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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

澳大利亚联邦政府已经承诺到2025年人均食盐摄入量减少30%…… More >>

Arts and Medicine more

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Original Article

Prognostic value of CT-derived myocardial blood flow, CT fractional flow reserve and high-risk plaque features for predicting major adverse cardiac events
Lihua Yu, Zhigang Lu, Xu Dai, Chengxing Shen, Lei Zhang, Jiayin Zhang
A single-center analysis of outcomes, risk factors, and new valves in Asian patients treated with early transcatheter aortic valve implantation
Ying Liang, Wei Wang, Xu Wang, Feilong Hei, Yulong Guan
Differences in socio-demographic and risk factor profile, clinical presentation, and outcomes between patients with and without RHD heart failure in Sub-Saharan Africa: results from the THESUS-HF registry
Clovis Nkoke, Albertino Damasceno, Christopher Edwards, Beth Davison, Gad Cotter, Mahmoud Sani, Lauren Gaeta, Okechukwu S. Ogah, Charles Mondo, Dike Ojji, Ahmed Suliman, Gerald Yonga, Serigne Abdou Ba, Anastase Dzudie, Karen Sliwa
Non-fasting lipid profile for cardiovascular risk assessments using China ASCVD risk estimator and Europe SCORE risk charts in Chinese participants
Shi-Lan Zhang, Xiao Du, Jin Xu, Qun-Yan Xiang, Ling Liu
Long term mortality and readmissions after transcatheter aortic valve replacement
Mourad H. Senussi, John Schindler, Ibrahim Sultan, Ahmad Masri, Forozan Navid, Dustin Kliner, Arman Kilic, Michael S. Sharbaugh, Amr Barakat, Andrew D. Althouse, Joon S. Lee, Thomas G. Gleason, Suresh R. Mulukutla

Case Report

Checkpoint inhibitor-induced fulminant myocarditis, complete atrioventricular block and myasthenia gravis—a case report
Antonio Portolés Hernández, Mariola Blanco Clemente, Daniel Escribano García, Rocío Velasco Calvo, Beatriz Núñez García, Juan Francisco Oteo Domínguez, Clara Salas Antón, Miriam Méndez García, Javier Segovia Cubero, Fernando Domínguez

Editorial on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension1

Pediatric pulmonary hypertension
Christian Apitz, Astrid E. Lammers

Case Report on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension1

Moyamoya disease associated with pediatric pulmonary hypertension—a case report
Johannes Krämer, Meinrad Beer, Michael Kaestner, Peter Bride, Benedikt Winter, Christian Apitz

Review Article on Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension1

Role of cardiovascular magnetic resonance in pediatric pulmonary hypertension—novel concepts and imaging biomarkers
Heiner Latus, Christian Meierhofer
Pulmonary veno-occlusive disease in childhood—a rare disease not to be missed
Marc Pfluger, Tilman Humpl
Heart failure therapy based on interventricular mechanics and cardio-vascular communications
Dietmar Schranz, Hakan Akintuerk, Anoosh Esmaeili, Heiner Latus, Christian Apitz
Prognostic biomarkers in pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension
Mark-Jan Ploegstra, Rolf M. F. Berger
Cardiac catheterization in pediatric pulmonary hypertension: a systematic and practical approach
Michael Kaestner, Christian Apitz, Astrid Elisabeth Lammers
Pulmonary vascular disease in Fontan circulation—is there a rationale for pulmonary vasodilator therapies?
Kolja Becker, Anselm Uebing, Jan Hinnerk Hansen
Altitude exposure in pediatric pulmonary hypertension—are we ready for (flight) recommendations?
Ulrike Herberg, Ralf Knies, Nicole Müller, Johannes Breuer
Systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension in children
Christian Apitz, Hermann Girschick
Treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension in children
Matthias Gorenflo, Victoria C. Ziesenitz
A guide to echocardiographic assessment in children and adolescents with pulmonary hypertension
Astrid E. Lammers, Christian Apitz, Ina Michel-Behnke, Martin Koestenberger
Lung transplantation for pediatric pulmonary arterial hypertension—quo vadis?
Wiebke Sommer, Gregor Warnecke
Treatment of adults with Eisenmenger syndrome—state of the art in the 21st century: a short overview
Gerhard-Paul Diller, Astrid E. Lammers, Erwin Oechslin

Disclosure:

1. The series “Pediatric Pulmonary Hypertension” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding. Christian Apitz and Astrid Lammers served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.

2. The series “Arts and Medicine” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding.

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

The following articles are published ahead of print.

Arts and Medicine


Original Article

Medical treatment of pulmonary hypertension in adults with congenital heart disease: updated and extended results from the International COMPERA-CHD Registry
Ann-Sophie Kaemmerer, Matthias Gorenflo, Dörte Huscher, David Pittrow, Peter Ewert, Christine Pausch, Marion Delcroix, Hossein A. Ghofrani, Marius M. Hoeper, Rainer Kozlik-Feldmann, Andris Skride, Gerd Stähler, Carmine Dario Vizza, Elena Jureviciene, Dovile Jancauskaite, Lina Gumbiene, Ralf Ewert, Ingo Dähnert, Matthias Held, Michael Halank, Dirk Skowasch, Hans Klose, Heinrike Wilkens, Katrin Milger, Christian Jux, Martin Koestenberger, Laura Scelsi, Eva Brunnemer, Michael Hofbeck, Silvia Ulrich, Anton Vonk Noordegraaf, Tobias J. Lange, Leonhard Bruch, Stavros Konstantinides, Martin Claussen, Judith Löffler-Ragg, Hubert Wirtz, Christian Apitz, Rhoia Neidenbach, Sebastian Freilinger, Attila Nemes, Christian Opitz, Ekkehard Grünig, Stephan Rosenkranz

Editorial


Review Article

May-Thurner syndrome
Santhosh Poyyamoli, Pankaj Mehta, Mathew Cherian, Rinoy R. Anand, Santosh B. Patil, Sanjeeva Kalva, Gloria Salazar