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减盐奋斗中的进展与挑战

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Review Article

Normothermic frozen elephant trunk: our experience and literature review
Pietro Giorgio Malvindi, Jacopo Alfonsi, Paolo Berretta, Mariano Cefarelli, Emanuele Gatta, Marco Di Eusanio
Downstream thoracic endovascular aortic repair following the frozen elephant trunk procedure
Maximilian Kreibich, Tim Berger, Tim Walter, Paul Potratz, Philipp Discher, Stoyan Kondov, Friedhelm Beyersdorf, Matthias Siepe, Roman Gottardi, Martin Czerny, Bartosz Rylski

Original Article

Detection of early signs of right ventricular systolic impairment in unoperated Ebstein’s anomaly by cardiac magnetic resonance feature tracking
Francesca Baessato, Claudia Furtmüller, Nerejda Shehu, Irene Ferrari, Bettina Reich, Nicole Nagdyman, Stefan Martinoff, Heiko Stern, Peter Ewert, Christian Meierhofer
TXNIP knockout improves cardiac function after myocardial infarction by promoting angiogenesis and reducing cardiomyocyte apoptosis
Jin Wang, Xue-Jiao Wang, Yan Zhang, Wen-Juan Shi, Zhan-Dong Lei, Xiang-Ying Jiao
Dual energy CT based scoring in chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension and correlation with clinical and hemodynamic parameters: a retrospective cross-sectional study
Mostafa Abozeed, Sofija Conic, Jennifer Bullen, Alain Rizk, Mnahi Bin Saeedan, Wadih Karim, Gustavo A. Heresi, Rahul D. Renapurkar
Diagnostic performance of quantitative flow ratio, non-hyperaemic pressure indices and fractional flow reserve for the assessment of coronary lesions in severe aortic stenosis
Cameron Dowling, Michael Michail, Jun Michael Zhang, Andrea Comella, Udit Thakur, Robert Gooley, Liam McCormick, Adam J. Brown, Dennis T. L. Wong
MicroRNA-155 inhibition attenuates myocardial infarction-induced connexin 43 degradation in cardiomyocytes by reducing pro-inflammatory macrophage activation
Hai-Tao Yang, Li-Li Li, Song-Nan Li, Jin-Tao Wu, Ke Chen, Wei-Feng Song, Guo-Bao Zhang, Ji-Fang Ma, Hai-Xia Fu, Sheng Cao, Chuan-Yu Gao, Juan Hu
Downregulation of interleukin-1 beta via Jmjd3 inhibition improves post-myocardial infarction depression
Xian’e Tang, Ruhui Liu, Youyang Zhang, Lingfeng Zhu, Weiqi Shi, Yongmei Shan, Shihao Wu, Yuhang Li, Guanghui Liu, Wenlin Ma
Impact of intracoronary reteplase during primary percutaneous coronary intervention on infarct size in large anterior myocardial infarction: rationale and design of the RECOVER II trial
Dong Huang, Yuanji Ma, Hongxian Wu, Xin Zhong, Wei Gao, Jun Zhou, Juying Qian, Junbo Ge
AKT-mTOR signaling-mediated rescue of PRKAG2 R302Q mutant-induced familial hypertrophic cardiomyopathy by treatment with β-adrenergic receptor (β-AR) blocker metoprolol
Jian Zhuo, Haihua Geng, Xiaohui Wu, Mengkang Fan, Hongzhuan Sheng, Jian Yao
Stent dislodgement force of drug-eluting coronary stents: a bench test
Kyoung-Woo Seo, Hyoung-Mo Yang, Hong-Seok Lim, Myeong-Ho Yoon
Comparing patient outcomes following minimally invasive coronary artery bypass grafting surgery vs. coronary artery bypass grafting: a single-center retrospective cohort study
Lin Liang, Xiaolong Ma, Qingyu Kong, Wei Xiao, Jiaji Liu, Liqun Chi, Junming Zhu

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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