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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

Compared to most artists, Dr. Anthony P. Yim came from a very unusual background. More >>
My installations explore labor, impermanence, and fragility. More >>
Linda Alterwitz (www.lindaalterwitz.com) is a visual artist utilizing photography, collage, and... More >>

Original Article

MiR-155 acts as an inhibitory factor in atherosclerosis-associated arterial pathogenesis by down-regulating NoxA1 related signaling pathway in ApoE−/− mouse
Yu Tang, Haoming Song, Yuqin Shen, Yian Yao, Yunan Yu, Guolian Wei, Bangxiang Long, Wenwen Yan
Antithrombotic therapy in patients with atrial fibrillation undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention, including compliance with current guidelines—data from the POLish Atrial Fibrillation (POL-AF) Registry
Beata Uziębło-Życzkowska, Paweł Krzesiński, Małgorzata Maciorowska, Iwona Gorczyca, Olga Jelonek, Maciej Wójcik, Robert Błaszczyk, Agnieszka Kapłon-Cieślicka, Monika Gawałko, Tomasz Tokarek, Renata Rajtar-Salwa, Jacek Bil, Michał Wojewódzki, Anna Szpotowicz, Małgorzata Krzciuk, Janusz Bednarski, Elwira Bakuła-Ostalska, Anna Tomaszuk-Kazberuk, Anna Szyszkowska, Marcin Wełnicki, Artur Mamcarz, Beata Wożakowska-Kapłon
Advance ultrasound techniques for the assessment of plaque vulnerability in symptomatic and asymptomatic carotid stenosis: a multimodal ultrasound study
Yi Li, Shuai Zheng, Jinghan Zhang, Fumin Wang, Xinyao Liu, Wen He
A longitudinal 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose (18F-FDG) and 18F-sodium fluoride (18F-NaF) positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) study in apolipoprotein E (ApoE) knockout rats fed with a Western diet
Xiaoqing Zhuang, Yue Feng, Juan Li, Feng Zhao, Yu Zhang, Yue Chen
Correlation between the elevated uric acid levels and circulating renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system activation in patients with atrial fibrillation
Xue-Dong Wang, Jing Liu, Yu-Chen Zhang, Yu Wang, Yan Wang, Dan Ma
Diagnostic efficiency of quantification of myocardial blood flow and coronary flow reserve with CZT dynamic SPECT imaging for patients with suspected coronary artery disease: a comparative study with traditional semi-quantitative evaluation
Jiao Wang, Shuai Li, Weiqiang Chen, Yue Chen, Zekun Pang, Jianming Li
Tricuspid annular dimensions in patients with severe mitral regurgitation without severe tricuspid regurgitation
Sohum Kapadia, Amar Krishnaswamy, Habib Layoun, Brian P. Griffin, Per Wierup, Paul Schoenhagen, Serge C. Harb
Pregnancy outcomes in patients with structural heart disease: a single center experience
Eun-Young Choi, Eun Sun Kim, Jung-Yoon Kim, Min-Kyung Song, Seong-Ho Kim, Chung Il Noh
Quantification of myocardial deformation in patients with Fabry disease by cardiovascular magnetic resonance feature tracking imaging
Lei Zhao, Chen Zhang, Jie Tian, Madiha Saiedi, Chenyao Ma, Ning Li, Fang Fang, Xiaohai Ma, Joseph Selvanayagam
Myocardial extracellular volume fraction analysis in doxorubicin-induced beagle models: comparison of dual-energy CT with equilibrium contrast-enhanced single-energy CT
Zhen Zhou, Yifeng Gao, Hongwei Wang, Wenjing Wang, Hongkai Zhang, Sicong Wang, Zhonghua Sun, Lei Xu
Resting heart rate predicts all-cause mortality in sub-Saharan African patients with heart failure: a prospective analysis from the Douala Heart failure registry (Do-HF)
Anastase Dzudie, Blaise Barche, Sidick Mouliom, Ariane Nouko, Raissa Fogue, Jules Ndjebet, Serah Abang Makoh, Joseph Abah, Armel Djomou, Archange Nzali, Clovis Nkoke, Felicite Kamdem, Samuel Kingue, Karen Sliwa, Andre Pascal Kengne
Assessing the impact of PCSK9 inhibition on coronary plaque phenotype with optical coherence tomography: rationale and design of the randomized, placebo-controlled HUYGENS study
Stephen J. Nicholls, Steven E. Nissen, Francesco Prati, Stephan Windecker, Yu Kataoka, Rishi Puri, Thomas Hucko, Helina Kassahun, Jason Liao, Ransi Somaratne, Julie Butters, Giuseppe Di Giovanni, Stephen Jones, Peter J. Psaltis

Editorial on Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies1

Special Series “Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies”
Roland Hetzer

Original Article on Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies1

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

Brief Report on Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies1

Resumé of the challenges and burden of living with transplanted hearts for >31 years
Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Frank Wagner, Roland Hetzer

Review Article on Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies1

Evolution of heart transplantation since Barnard’s first
Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
Hybrid transcatheter left ventricular reconstruction for the treatment of ischemic cardiomyopathy
Mauro Biffi, Antonio Loforte, Gianluca Folesani, Matteo Ziacchi, Domenico Attinà, Fabio Niro, Ferdinando Pasquale, Davide Pacini
The role of ventricular assist device in children
Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Roland Hetzer
Conventional cardiac surgery in patients with end-stage coronary artery disease: yesterday and today
Michal Szlapka, Roland Hetzer, Jürgen Ennker, Harald Hausmann
Organ-saving surgical alternatives to treatment of heart failure
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Frank Wagner, Matthias Loebe, Eva Maria Javier Delmo
Weaning from ventricular assist device support after recovery from left ventricular failure with or without secondary right ventricular failure
Michael Dandel, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Matthias Loebe, Roland Hetzer
Heart transplantation: the Berlin experience and perspectives
Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Eva Maria Javier Delmo, Roland Hetzer
Overview of the socio-economic consequences of heart failure
Franz P. Hessel
Pathophysiology of heart failure
Robert H. G. Schwinger
Ventricular assist devices implantation: surgical assessment and technical strategies
Antonio Loforte, Gregorio Gliozzi, Carlo Mariani, Giulio Giovanni Cavalli, Sofia Martin-Suarez, Davide Pacini
Innovative transcatheter procedures for the treatment of heart failure
Francesco Saia, Antonino Loforte, Davide Pacini
Heart failure: role and point of view of cardiac intensivist
Maria Benedetto, Ludovica Nardozi, Georgiana Luisa Baca, Antonio Loforte, Massimo Baiocchi
Mechanical circulatory support systems: evolution, the systems and outlook
Roland Hetzer, Mariano Francisco del Maria Javier, Michael Dandel, Matthias Loebe, Eva Maria Javier Delmo
Medical management of pediatric heart failure
Humera Ahmed, Christina VanderPluym

Disclosure:

1. The series “Heart Failure in the Young and Old: Insights into Various Therapies” was commissioned by the editorial office, Cardiovascular Diagnosis and Therapy without any sponsorship or funding. Roland Hetzer served as the unpaid Guest Editor 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




Case Report


Original Article


Review Article

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

Arts and Medicine