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    March 2018
  1. AIMO A, Vergaro G, Barison A, Maffei S, et al
    Sex-related differences in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;255:145-151.
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  2. CHOY JS, Leng S, Acevedo-Bolton G, Shaul S, et al
    Efficacy of intramyocardial injection of Algisyl-LVR for the treatment of ischemic heart failure in swine.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;255:129-135.
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  3. SAFIRI S, Khazaei S, Ayubi E
    Vascular expansion during worsening of heart failure: Effects on clinical features and its determinants: Methodological issues to avoid misinterpretation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:260.
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  4. ROSSINI R, Iorio A
    The gap in heart failure: Understanding pulse pressure across heart failure phenotypes in the real world.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:254-255.
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  5. PASSINO C, Aimo A, Mirizzi G, Emdin M, et al
    Exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A reappraisal of central mechanisms?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:248-249.
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  6. NOCHIOKA K
    Urinary sodium excretion in acute heart failure: Interaction between heart and kidney.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:244-245.
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  7. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Gabutti A, Giannoni A, et al
    Underprescription of disease-modifying drugs in chronic heart failure: More is better?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:242-243.
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  8. AIMO A, Barison A, Mammini C, Emdin M, et al
    The Barthel Index in elderly acute heart failure patients. Frailty matters.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:240-241.
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  9. MONTERO D, Diaz-Canestro C
    Determinants of exercise intolerance in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:224-229.
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  10. IBRAHIM NE, Song Y, Cannon CP, Doros G, et al
    Addition or removal of guideline directed medical therapy in ambulatory patients with heart failure with reduced ejection fraction relative to change in symptom severity: An analysis from the PINNACLE (Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence) Regi
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:222-223.
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  11. VODOVAR N, Mebazaa A, Januzzi JL Jr., Murtagh G, et al
    Evolution of natriuretic peptide biomarkers in heart failure: Implications for clinical care and clinical trials.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:215-221.
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  12. TENG TK, Tay WT, Dahlstrom U, Benson L, et al
    Different relationships between pulse pressure and mortality in heart failure with reduced, mid-range and preserved ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:203-209.
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  13. HONDA S, Nagai T, Nishimura K, Nakai M, et al
    Long-term prognostic significance of urinary sodium concentration in patients with acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:189-194.
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  14. CHIVITE D, Formiga F, Corbella X, Conde-Martel A, et al
    Basal functional status predicts one-year mortality after a heart failure hospitalization in elderly patients - The RICA prospective study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;254:182-188.
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    February 2018
  15. TER MAATEN JM, Voors AA, Damman K, van der Meer P, et al
    Fibroblast growth factor 23 is related to profiles indicating volume overload, poor therapy optimization and prognosis in patients with new-onset and worsening heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;253:84-90.
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  16. TIMMERMANS I, Denollet J, Pedersen SS, Meine M, et al
    Patient-reported causes of heart failure in a large European sample.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)34169.
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  17. STEINMETZ M, Broder M, Hosch O, Lamata P, et al
    Atrio-ventricular deformation and heart failure in Ebstein's Anomaly - A cardiovascular magnetic resonance study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Feb 2. pii: S0167-5273(17)30718.
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  18. CHUGH SS
    Heart failure and atrial fibrillation: Can we break this nexus?
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;252:142-143.
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  19. ZIFF OJ, Carter PR, McGowan J, Uppal H, et al
    The interplay between atrial fibrillation and heart failure on long-term mortality and length of stay: Insights from the, United Kingdom ACALM registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;252:117-121.
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  20. GRODIN JL, Mullens W, Dupont M, Taylor DO, et al
    Hemodynamic factors associated with serum chloride in ambulatory patients with advanced heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;252:112-116.
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    January 2018
  21. MOLINER P, Lupon J, Barallat J, de Antonio M, et al
    Bio-profiling and bio-prognostication of chronic heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 31. pii: S0167-5273(17)35080.
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  22. SMEETS M, Henrard S, Aertgeerts B, Cools F, et al
    Methods to identify heart failure patients in general practice and their impact on patient characteristics: A systematic review.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 30. pii: S0167-5273(17)32085.
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  23. FONSECA C, Maggioni AP, Marques F, Araujo I, et al
    Erratum to "A systematic review of in-hospital worsening heart failure as an endpoint in clinical investigations of therapy for acute heart failure" [Int. J. Cardiol. 250 (2018) 215-222].
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 11. pii: S0167-5273(17)37614.
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  24. STOLFO D, De Luca A, Morea G, Merlo M, et al
    Predicting device failure after percutaneous repair of functional mitral regurgitation in advanced heart failure: Implications for patient selection.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)36678.
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  25. TSUJIMOTO T, Kajio H
    Favorable effects of statins in the treatment of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction in patients without ischemic heart disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 4. pii: S0167-5273(17)34189.
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  26. GUISADO-ESPARTERO ME, Salamanca-Bautista P, Aramburu-Bodas O, Conde-Martel A, et al
    Heart failure with mid-range ejection fraction in patients admitted to internal medicine departments: Findings from the RICA Registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018 Jan 2. pii: S0167-5273(17)30729.
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  27. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Passino C, Giannoni A, et al
    Noncardiovascular death after acute heart failure. Do not lose the war while fighting for the failing heart.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;250:231-232.
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  28. WAKABAYASHI K, Ikeda N, Kajimoto K, Minami Y, et al
    Trends and predictors of non-cardiovascular death in patients hospitalized for acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2018;250:164-170.
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    December 2017
  29. ZIVLAS C, Foley PWX
    Ivabradine - well tolerated in elderly patients with systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:330-331.
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  30. MASCI PG
    Negative risk markers for improving prediction of heart failure: Risk stratification implementation or simply the other side of existing risk scores?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:328-329.
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  31. ZACHARIAH D, Stevens D, Sidorowicz G, Spooner C, et al
    Quality of life improvement in older patients with heart failure initiated on ivabradine: Results from the UK multi-centre LIVE:LIFE prospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:313-318.
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  32. BROUGHTON ST, O'Neal WT, Al-Mallah M, Bluemke DA, et al
    Normal findings on noninvasive cardiac assessment and the prediction of heart failure: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA).
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;249:308-312.
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  33. LUO H, Xu Y, Yue F, Zhang C, et al
    Quality of inclusion criteria in the registered clinical trials of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: Is it time for a change?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 15. pii: S0167-5273(17)30019.
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  34. OLIVA F, Sormani P, Contri R, Campana C, et al
    Heart rate as a prognostic marker and therapeutic target in acute and chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)30300.
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  35. DEL TORTO A, Corrieri N, Vignati C, Gentile P, et al
    Corrigendum to "Contribution of central and peripheral factors at peak exercise in heart failure patients with progressive severity of exercise limitation." [Int. J. Cardiol. 248 (2017) 252-256].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Dec 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)37309.
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  36. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Passino C, Vergaro G, et al
    Are big data on myocardial infarction enough for small heart failure patients? Lessons from a national registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:278-279.
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  37. KLEBER FX
    Reduced arteriovenous oxygen difference on exercise in heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:276-277.
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  38. BUENO H, Martin-Asenjo R
    Acute heart failure after STEMI. Still a problem, still an opportunity for improving care quality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:274-275.
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  39. DEL TORTO A, Corrieri N, Vignati C, Gentile P, et al
    Contribution of central and peripheral factors at peak exercise in heart failure patients with progressive severity of exercise limitation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;248:252-256.
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    November 2017
  40. WANNAMETHEE SG, Papacosta O, Lennon L, Whincup PH, et al
    Serum uric acid as a potential marker for heart failure risk in men on antihypertensive treatment: The British Regional Heart Study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 28. pii: S0167-5273(17)35928.
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  41. KUPERSTEIN R, Klempfner R, Ofek E, Maor E, et al
    De novo mitral regurgitation as a cause of heart failure exacerbation in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Nov 21. pii: S0167-5273(17)35208.
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  42. MIZZACI CC, Porfirio GJM, Vilela AT, Guillhen JCS, et al
    Retraction notice to "Ivabradine as adjuvant treatment for chronic heart failure" [Int. J. Cardiol. 227 (2017) 43-50].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:55.
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  43. ISHIDA J, Springer J
    Reply to letter to the editor "suramin against myostatin signaling may be considered to intervene in female patients with advanced heart failure".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:48.
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  44. WU Y, Sun X
    Suramin against myostatin signaling may be considered to intervene in female patients with advanced heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:44.
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  45. YUCEL O, Yucel H, Zorlu A
    D-dimer is a predictor of cardiovascular death, and new-onset atrial fibrillation in patients with systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;247:39.
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  46. GIULIANO C, Neil C, Levinger I
    Letter to the editor: "The frailty syndrome is associated with adverse health outcomes in very old patients with stable heart failure: A prospective study in six Spanish hospitals".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;246:56.
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    October 2017
  47. VAN DE BRUAENE A, Hickey EJ, Kovacs AH, Crean AM, et al
    Phenotype, management and predictors of outcome in a large cohort of adult congenital heart disease patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 31. pii: S0167-5273(17)32248.
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  48. SUTHAHAR N, Meijers WC, Brouwers FP, Heerspink HJL, et al
    Heart failure and inflammation-related biomarkers as predictors of new-onset diabetes in the general population.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 16. pii: S0167-5273(17)34233.
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  49. CAMPODONICO J, Cosentino N, Agostoni P
    The "hands-on" patient-centered method: An old approach for a new perspective in acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;245:213-214.
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  50. TAVAZZI G, Neskovic AN, Hussain A, Volpicelli G, et al
    A plea for an early ultrasound-clinical integrated approach in patients with acute heart failure. A proactive comment on the ESC Guidelines on Heart Failure 2016.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;245:207-210.
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  51. VAN ITERSON EH, Olson TP
    Use of 'ideal' alveolar air equations and corrected end-tidal PCO2 to estimate arterial PCO2 and physiological dead space during exercise in patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 7. pii: S0167-5273(17)32958.
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  52. FONSECA C, Maggioni AP, Marques F, Araujo I, et al
    A systematic review of in-hospital worsening heart failure as an endpoint in clinical investigations of therapy for acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 6. pii: S0167-5273(16)34125.
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  53. MARTENS P, Verbrugge FH, Boonen L, Nijst P, et al
    Value of routine investigations to predict loop diuretic down-titration success in stable heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 6. pii: S0167-5273(17)32210.
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  54. LUND A, Giil LM, Slettom G, Nygaard O, et al
    Antibodies to receptors are associated with biomarkers of inflammation and myocardial damage in heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Oct 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)34085.
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    September 2017
  55. SHAH M, Patnaik S, Patel B, Arora S, et al
    The day of the week and acute heart failure admissions: Relationship with acute myocardial infarction, 30-day readmission rate and in-hospital mortality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 29. pii: S0167-5273(16)34002.
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  56. AGEWALL S, Tjessem LH, Rossignol P, Zannad F, et al
    Heart rate prediction of outcome in heart failure following myocardial infarction depend on heart rhythm status an analysis from the high-risk myocardial infarction database initiative.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 24. pii: S0167-5273(17)30523.
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  57. XUAN W, Huang W, Wang R, Chen C, et al
    Elevated circulating IL-32 presents a poor prognostic outcome in patients with heart failure after myocardial infarction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:367-373.
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  58. YAMADA S, Lo LW, Chen SA
    Reply to letter to the editor: "A potential and lionhearted soldier for atrial fibrillation accompanied with heart failure: Renal denervation".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:282.
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  59. YI X, Feng G, Jiang X
    A potential and lionhearted soldier for atrial fibrillation accompanied with heart failure: Renal denervation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:281.
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  60. WAKILI R, Dobrev D
    Role of triggers and substrate in heart failure based atrial fibrillation: Is pulmonary vein isolation still the cornerstone of atrial fibrillation therapy?
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;243:276-278.
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  61. VAINSHELBOIM B, Amin A, Christle JW, Hebbal S, et al
    A method for determining exercise oscillatory ventilation in heart failure: Prognostic value and practical implications.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Sep 14. pii: S0167-5273(17)32062.
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  62. WANG S, Su Z, Wu Z, Yu Q, et al
    Assessment of current use of guideline-based medical therapy in elderly patients with heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;242:34.
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    August 2017
  63. AGRICOLA E, Marini C
    Corrigendum to "Lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients: Another piece to the puzzle but still an incomplete picture" [Int. J. Cardiol. 240 (2017) 324-325].
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 28. pii: S0167-5273(17)34425.
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  64. VERSCHURE DO, de Groot JR, Mirzaei S, Gheysens O, et al
    Cardiac 123I-mIBG scintigraphy is associated with freedom of appropriate ICD therapy in stable chronic heart failure patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)33211.
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  65. CHIN A, Ntsekhe M, Viljoen C, Rossouw J, et al
    Rationale and design of a prospective study to assess the effect of left cardiac sympathetic denervation in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)34427.
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  66. PARK JJ, Cho YJ, Oh IY, Park HA, et al
    Short and long-term prognostic value of hyponatremia in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction versus reduced ejection fraction: An analysis of the Korean Acute Heart Failure registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)33597.
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  67. FERNANDEZ-GASSO L, Hernando-Arizaleta L, Palomar-Rodriguez JA, Abellan-Perez MV, et al
    Trends, causes and timing of 30-day readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure: 11-year population-based analysis with linked data.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 4. pii: S0167-5273(17)33042.
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  68. RIVA MA, Cesana F, Achilli F, Scordo F, et al
    The "thirsty dropsy": Early descriptions in medical and non-medical authors of thirst as symptom of chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 3. pii: S0167-5273(17)32582.
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  69. AGRICOLA E, Marini C
    Lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients: Another piece to the puzzle but still an incomplete picture.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;240:324-325.
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  70. MIGLIORANZA MH, Picano E, Badano LP, Sant'Anna R, et al
    Pulmonary congestion evaluated by lung ultrasound predicts decompensation in heart failure outpatients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;240:271-278.
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  71. RODRIGUEZ-MANERO M, Cordero A, Kreidieh O, Garcia-Acuna JM, et al
    Proposal of a novel clinical score to predict heart failure incidence in long-term survivors of acute coronary syndromes.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Aug 1. pii: S0167-5273(17)31821.
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    July 2017
  72. MOUTON S, Ridon H, Fertin M, Pentiah AD, et al
    2D-speckle tracking right ventricular strain to assess right ventricular systolic function in systolic heart failure. Analysis of the right ventricular free and posterolateral walls.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 25. pii: S0167-5273(17)32356.
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  73. KANG SH, Kim J, Park JJ, Oh IY, et al
    Risk of stroke in congestive heart failure with and without atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 20. pii: S0167-5273(17)30701.
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  74. PEREGO GB, Oldani M, Pellegrini D, Brasca FMA, et al
    Correlation between pulmonary artery pressure and thoracic impedance: Insights from daily monitoring through an implanted device in chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 17. pii: S0167-5273(17)32090.
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  75. WANG JZ, Du WT, Liu GJ
    Limit the uptake of milk by young people: A method to prevent the occurrence of heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;239:18.
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  76. CORBINEAU S, Breton M, Mialet-Perez J, Costemale-Lacoste JF, et al
    Major depression and heart failure: Interest of monoamine oxidase inhibitors.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)34029.
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  77. GRUSON D, Ferracin B, Ahn SA, Rousseau MF, et al
    Head to head comparison of intact and C-terminal fibroblast growth factor 23 in heart failure patients with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)30763.
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  78. AZADANI PN, King JB, Kheirkhahan M, Chang L, et al
    Left atrial fibrosis is associated with new-onset heart failure in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jul 5. pii: S0167-5273(17)32655.
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    June 2017
  79. DRISCOLL A, Barnes EH, Blankenberg S, Colquhoun DM, et al
    Predictors of incident heart failure in patients after an acute coronary syndrome: The LIPID heart failure risk-prediction model.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 30. pii: S0167-5273(16)34461.
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  80. KASAMA S, Toyama T, Kurabayashi M
    Comparative effects of long and short-acting loop diuretics on mortality in patients with chronic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 15. pii: S0167-5273(17)32016.
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  81. DE FERRARI GM, Stolen C, Tuinenburg AE, Wright DJ, et al
    Long-term vagal stimulation for heart failure: Eighteen month results from the NEural Cardiac TherApy foR Heart Failure (NECTAR-HF) trial.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 10. pii: S0167-5273(17)31295.
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  82. PENICKA M, Kotrc M, Ondrus T, Mo Y, et al
    Minimally invasive mitral valve annuloplasty confers a long-term survival benefit compared with state-of-the-art treatment in heart failure with functional mitral regurgitation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 Jun 8. pii: S0167-5273(17)31033.
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  83. EMDIN M, Aimo A, Vergaro G, Passino C, et al
    Predicting readmissions after hospitalization for heart failure: Medical reasoning vs calculators.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:348-349.
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  84. FORMIGA F, Masip J, Chivite D, Corbella X, et al
    Applicability of the heart failure Readmission Risk score: A first European study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:304-309.
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  85. LYNGGAARD V, Nielsen CV, Zwisler AD, Taylor RS, et al
    The patient education - Learning and Coping Strategies - improves adherence in cardiac rehabilitation (LC-REHAB): A randomised controlled trial.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:65-70.
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  86. D'ONOFRIO A, Palmisano P, Rapacciuolo A, Ammendola E, et al
    Effectiveness of a management program for outpatient clinic or remote titration of beta-blockers in CRT patients: The RESTORE study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;236:290-295.
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    May 2017
  87. DIXON DL, De Pasquale CG, Lawrence MD, Cavallaro E, et al
    Lung fluid clearance in chronic heart failure patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 26. pii: S0167-5273(16)34040.
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  88. DESTA L, Jernberg T, Spaak J, Hofman-Bang C, et al
    Risk and predictors of readmission for heart failure following a myocardial infarction between 2004 and 2013: A Swedish nationwide observational study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 24. pii: S0167-5273(16)34867.
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  89. POLZL G, Altenberger J, Baholli L, Beltran P, et al
    Repetitive use of levosimendan in advanced heart failure: need for stronger evidence in a field in dire need of a useful therapy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 23. pii: S0167-5273(17)31017.
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  90. BALDI I, Azzolina D, Berchialla P, Gregori D, et al
    Comorbidity-adjusted relative survival in newly hospitalized heart failure patients: A population-based study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017 May 22. pii: S0167-5273(17)31500.
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  91. AGRA BERMEJO R, Varela Roman A, Gomez Otero I, Gonzalez Ferreiro R, et al
    Letter to editor in response to Formiga et al. "Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score in patients admitted due to acute heart failure".
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:204.
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  92. FORMIGA F, Chivite D, Corbella X
    Utility of the Controlling Nutritional Status (CONUT) score in patients admitted due to acute heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:203.
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  93. HIDALGO FJ, Anguita M
    Ivabradine in acute decompensated systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:198.
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  94. SARGENTO L
    Ivabradine in acute decompensated systolic heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:197.
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  95. EYUBOGLU M
    Prognostic factors in the heart failure with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:187.
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  96. STEWART COATS AJ, Shewan LG
    A comparison of research into cachexia, wasting and related skeletal muscle syndromes in three chronic disease areas.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:33-36.
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  97. SECO M, Zhao DF, Byrom MJ, Wilson MK, et al
    Long-term prognosis and cost-effectiveness of left ventricular assist device as bridge to transplantation: A systematic review.
    Int J Cardiol. 2017;235:22-32.
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  98. NIJST P, Verbrugge FH, Martens P, Dupont M, et al
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    March 2016
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