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    August 2021
  1. SEN J, Tonkin A, Varigos J, Fonguh S, et al
    Risk stratification of cardiovascular complications using CHA2DS2-VASc and CHADS2 scores in chronic atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;337:9-15.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2021
  2. OLSHANSKY B
    Sinus node dysfunction - A well-defined entity?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;335:55-56.
    PubMed    


  3. HALASZ G, Cattaneo M, Piepoli M, Romano S, et al
    Pediatric athletes' ECG and diagnostic performance of contemporary ECG interpretation criteria.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;335:40-46.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  4. NEDIOS S
    Screening for atrial fibrillation: Does cardiovascular disease reduce the probability of detection?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jul 14. pii: S0167-5273(21)01097.
    PubMed    


  5. NJI MAM, Solomon SD, Chen LY, Shah AM, et al
    Association of heart failure subtypes and atrial fibrillation: Data from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jul 8. pii: S0167-5273(21)01100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  6. GOETTE A
    Is left atrial strain the pathophysiological link between transplanted stem cells and atrial fibrillation?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 29. pii: S0167-5273(21)01081.
    PubMed    


  7. KIM MH, You SC, Sung JH, Jang E, et al
    Safety and long-term outcomes of catheter ablation according to sex in patients with atrial fibrillation: A nationwide cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 18. pii: S0167-5273(21)00980.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. MITROI C, Garcia-Izquierdo E, Garcia-Lunar I, Castro-Urda V, et al
    Right ventricular function and dyssynchrony in Brugada syndrome: Highlighting the importance of the mechanical substrate in the right ventricular outflow tract.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;333:233-238.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. BARCELLONA D, Mameli A, Cornacchini S, Perra F, et al
    Patients' adherence to oral anticoagulants therapy: Comparison between vitamin K antagonists and direct oral anticoagulants.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;333:162-166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. FAROUX L, Cruz-Gonzalez I, Arzamendi D, Freixa X, et al
    Short-term direct oral anticoagulation or dual antiplatelet therapy following left atrial appendage closure in patients with relative contraindications to chronic anticoagulation therapy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;333:77-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  11. GASPERETTI A, Targetti M, Olivotto I
    Anti-arrhythmic drugs in arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy: The importance of optimal beta-blocker dose titration.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jun 15. pii: S0167-5273(21)00968.
    PubMed    


  12. DILAVERIS P, Tsioufis C
    The single-lead 14-day ECG patch EZYPRO(R): a new kid in the block.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;332:89-90.
    PubMed    


  13. LIU CM, Chang SL, Yeh YH, Chung FP, et al
    Enhanced detection of cardiac arrhythmias utilizing 14-day continuous ECG patch monitoring.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;332:78-84.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2021
  14. DE LA TORRE HERNANDEZ JM, Ferreiro JL, Lopez-Palop R, Ojeda S, et al
    Antithrombotic strategies in elderly patients with atrial fibrillation revascularized with drug-eluting stents: PACO-PCI (EPIC-15) registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 May 29. pii: S0167-5273(21)00848.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  15. LEE AC, Strugnell W, Vittinghoff E, Hamilton-Craig C, et al
    Electrophysiologic and imaging evidence for an occult myopathic substrate in patients with idiopathic ventricular arrhythmias.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 May 25. pii: S0167-5273(21)00898.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. MAILLE B, Wilkin M, Million M, Resseguier N, et al
    Smartwatch Electrocardiogram and Artificial Intelligence for Assessing Cardiac-Rhythm Safety of Drug Therapy in the COVID-19 Pandemic. The QT-logs study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:333-339.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. BARISON A, Baritussio A, Cipriani A, De Lazzari M, et al
    Cardiovascular magnetic resonance: What clinicians should know about safety and contraindications.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:322-328.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  18. VOSKOBOINIK A, McDonald C, Chieng D, O'Brien J, et al
    Acute electrical, autonomic and structural effects of binge drinking: Insights into the 'holiday heart syndrome'.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:100-105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. CHEN T, Liu G, Mu Y, Xu WH, et al
    Application of cardiac computed tomographic imaging and fluoroscopy fusion for guiding left atrial appendage occlusion.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:289-295.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  20. SEGGEWISS H, Batzner A
    Surgical myectomy in HOCM: Still gold standard for septal reduction?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:174-175.
    PubMed    


  21. WALSH R
    Desmin variants in cardiomyopathies - the hard yards in defining pathogenicity.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:208-209.
    PubMed    


  22. FENDER AC, Dobrev D
    Potential antiarrhythmic actions of anticoagulants: Do they exist and can they be clinically unmasked?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:73-74.
    PubMed    


  23. MANNINA C, Jin Z, Matsumoto K, Ito K, et al
    Frequency of cardiac arrhythmias in older adults: Findings from the Subclinical Atrial Fibrillation and Risk of Ischemic Stroke (SAFARIS) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 May 6. pii: S0167-5273(21)00818.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. CAPPELLETTO C, Gregorio C, Barbati G, Romani S, et al
    Antiarrhythmic therapy and risk of cumulative ventricular arrhythmias in arrhythmogenic right ventricle cardiomyopathy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 May 4. pii: S0167-5273(21)00812.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. SHIN SY, Park JW
    Is the Left Atrial Appendage (LAA) anatomical shape really meaningless measure for stroke risk assessment?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;330:80-81.
    PubMed    


  26. DI FLORIO A, Fusi C, Anselmi F, Cavigli L, et al
    Clinical management of young competitive athletes with premature ventricular beats: A prospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;330:59-64.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. LIANG D, Shi R, Zheng KI, Zhou X, et al
    Clinical characteristics and outcomes in patients with echocardiographic left ventricular spontaneous echo contrast.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;330:245-250.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  28. RAINA A
    When more speaks to less: New insights into arrhythmias in pulmonary hypertension from long term continuous monitoring.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 May 1. pii: S0167-5273(21)00743.
    PubMed    


    April 2021
  29. LANGER A, Healey JS, Quinn FR, Honos G, et al
    Detection of atrial fibrillation in asymptomatic at-risk individuals.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 28. pii: S0167-5273(21)00737.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  30. MOLLER S
    Prolonged QT-interval in cirrhosis: is it reversible?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;329:113-114.
    PubMed    


  31. YANG YH, Wang KX, Ma PP, Zhang RF, et al
    His-purkinje system pacing upgrade improve the heart performances in patients suffering from pacing-induced cardiomyopathy with or without permanent atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 9. pii: S0167-5273(21)00648.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. NISSAN R
    Measuring apixaban levels in the elderly patient with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 8. pii: S0167-5273(21)00644.
    PubMed    


  33. ANDERSEN MO, Diederichsen SZ, Svendsen JH, Carlsen J, et al
    Assessment of cardiac arrhythmias using long-term continuous monitoring in patients with pulmonary hypertension.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 2. pii: S0167-5273(21)00551.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  34. AURICCHIO A, Conte G, Demarchi A, Baldi E, et al
    Challenges in activation of remote monitoring in patients with cardiac rhythm devices during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:247-249.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. PERNOLLET P, Gras M, Bidegain N, Gal FL, et al
    Impact of the atrial lead pacing site regarding atrial fibrillation onset in patients with sinus node dysfunction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Apr 1. pii: S0167-5273(21)00633.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  36. FREDGART MH, Lindholt JS, Brandes A, Steffensen FH, et al
    Prognostic importance of left atrial size measured by non-contrast cardiac computed tomography - A DANCAVAS study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:220-226.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  37. ISAKSEN JL, Ghouse J, Graff C, Olesen MS, et al
    Electrocardiographic T-wave morphology and risk of mortality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:199-205.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. KHARBANDA RK, Lodder L, Ragab AAY, de Jong PL, et al
    Early and late post-operative arrhythmias after surgical myectomy: 45 years of follow-up.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:63-68.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. FRANKE KB, Marshall H, Kennewell P, Pham HD, et al
    Risk and predictors of sudden death in cardiac sarcoidosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:130-140.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2021
  40. GAWALKO M, Dobrev D
    Oral anticoagulation and therapy of atrial flutter: discontinuation of anticoagulation revisited.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 17. pii: S0167-5273(21)00479.
    PubMed    


  41. BAY M, Vollenweider P, Marques-Vidal P, Schlapfer J, et al
    Clinical factors associated with the intraventricular conduction disturbances in Swiss middle-aged adults: The CoLaus|PsyCoLaus study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;327:201-208.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. STRAW S, Witte KK
    Closing the loop: Delivering personalised care for patients with cryptogenic stroke.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;327:100-101.
    PubMed    


  43. KAWAMATSU N, Ishizu T, Machino-Ohtsuka T, Masuda K, et al
    Direct oral anticoagulant use and outcomes in adult patients with Fontan circulation: A multicenter retrospective cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;327:74-79.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. KRISHNAPPA D, Wang W, Rooney MR, Norby FL, et al
    Life's Simple 7 cardiovascular health score and premature atrial contractions: The atherosclerosis risk in communities (ARIC) study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 3. pii: S0167-5273(21)00394.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  45. DANON A, Schliamser JE, Flugelman MY
    Effects of alcohol binge drinking on the occurrence of atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 1. pii: S0167-5273(21)00384.
    PubMed    


  46. KO J, Koshy AN, Han HC, Weinberg L, et al
    Effect of liver transplantation on QT-interval prolongation and impact on mortality.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;326:158-163.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. DE HEIDE J, de Wit A, Bhagwandien RE, Assaf A, et al
    Efficacy and safety of direct oral anticoagulants in patients undergoing elective electrical cardioversion: A real-world patient population.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;326:98-102.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  48. GIEHM-REESE M, Johansen MN, Kronborg MB, Jensen HK, et al
    Discontinuation of oral anticoagulation and risk of stroke and death after ablation for typical atrial flutter: A nation-wide Danish cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 27. pii: S0167-5273(21)00366.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. NITTA G, Inaba O, Kato S, Kono T, et al
    Catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation in patients with congestive heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 26. pii: S0167-5273(21)00369.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. KOZIEL M, Mihajlovic M, Nedeljkovic M, Pavlovic N, et al
    Quality indicators in the management of atrial fibrillation: the BALKAN-AF survey.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0167-5273(21)00294.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  51. EHRLICH JR, Dobrev D
    Therapy-refractory AF: A clear unmet need for the development of novel antiarrhythmic drugs.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Feb 8. pii: S0167-5273(21)00258.
    PubMed    


  52. FRESSE A, Viard D, Romani S, Gerard A, et al
    Spontaneous reported cardiotoxicity induced by lopinavir/ritonavir in COVID-19. An alleged past-resolved problem.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;324:255-260.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  53. BERNARDINI A, Ciconte G, Negro G, Rondine R, et al
    Assessing QT interval in COVID-19 patients:safety of hydroxychloroquine-azithromycin combination regimen.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;324:242-248.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. ISBISTER JC, Nowak N, Butters A, Yeates L, et al
    "Concealed cardiomyopathy" as a cause of previously unexplained sudden cardiac arrest.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;324:96-101.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. ZHANG X, Jin Q, Kong D, Jiang Y, et al
    Comparison of fluoroscopy and transesophageal echocardiogram for intra-procedure device surveillance assessment during implantation of Watchman.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;324:72-77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  56. MADIAS JE
    Electrocardiogram features and course in patients with takotsubo syndrome.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;324:22.
    PubMed    


    January 2021
  57. KALARIA SN, Zhu H, Liu Q, Florian J, et al
    Influence of age on the relationship between apixaban concentration and anti-factor Xa activity in older patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0167-5273(21)00106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. NOURAEI H, Rabkin SW
    A new approach to the clinical subclassification of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 30. pii: S0167-5273(21)00134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. OLSHANSKY B, Lip GYH
    Disparities in atrial fibrillation management: Is race to blame?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0167-5273(21)00101.
    PubMed    


  60. DUDZINSKA-SZCZERBA K, Michalowska I, Piotrowski R, Sikorska A, et al
    Assessment of the left atrial appendage morphology in patients after ischemic stroke - The ASSAM study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 29. pii: S0167-5273(21)00080.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. GAWALKO M, Dobrev D
    Pericardial adipose tissue: An emerging biomarker of atrial fibrillation?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 27. pii: S0167-5273(21)00088.
    PubMed    


  62. TAMARGO J
    Does anticoagulation reduce mortality in patients with atrial fibrillation who later developed a COVID-19 infection?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 27. pii: S0167-5273(21)00100.
    PubMed    


  63. ZWEIKER D, Manninger M, Sieghartsleitner R, Ebner J, et al
    No antiarrhythmic effect of direct oral anticoagulants versus vitamin K antagonists in paroxysmal atrial fibrillation patients undergoing catheter ablation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 25. pii: S0167-5273(21)00082.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  64. CAMELI M, Pastore MC, Mandoli GE
    Left atrial strain: A key element for the evaluation of patients with HFpEF.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:197-198.
    PubMed    


  65. BREITENSTEIN A, Saguner AM, Gasperetti A, Hofer D, et al
    Assessment of injury current during leadless pacemaker implantation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:113-117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  66. ANILKUMAR A, Moore EJ, Gall AJ, Sammut E, et al
    QTc interval in survivors of out of hospital cardiac arrest.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:118-123.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. KUSCHYK J, Muller-Leisse J, Duncker D, Tulumen E, et al
    Comparison of transvenous vs subcutaneous defibrillator therapy in patients with cardiac arrhythmia syndromes and genetic cardiomyopathies.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:100-105.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  68. HWANG J, Lee SR, Park HS, Lee YS, et al
    Adherence to dabigatran and the influence of dabigatran-induced gastrointestinal discomfort in the real-world practice.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:77-82.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. HERMANS ANL, Gawalko M, Pluymaekers NAHA, Dinh T, et al
    Long-term intermittent versus short continuous heart rhythm monitoring for the detection of atrial fibrillation recurrences after catheter ablation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 4. pii: S0167-5273(20)34325.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. RIZZO S, Corrado A, De Gaspari M, Zoppo F, et al
    Transcatheter ablation of the Atrio-ventricular junction in refractory atrial fibrillation: A clinic-pathological study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 4. pii: S0167-5273(20)34323.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  71. GU K, Mahtta D, Kaneria A, Sharedalal P, et al
    Racial disparities among Asian Americans with atrial fibrillation: An analysis from the NCDR(R) PINNACLE Registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Jan 4. pii: S0167-5273(20)34312.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. HE H, Datla S, Weight N, Raza S, et al
    Safety and cost-effectiveness of same-day complex left atrial ablation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:170-174.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. NARAYAN P, Angelini GD
    Warm blood or cold cardioplegia- Is this the final answer?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:99-100.
    PubMed    


  74. GATZOULIS KA, Arsenos P, Antoniou CK, Dilaveris P, et al
    Signal-averaged electrocardiogram findings among right ventricular arrhythmogenic cardiomyopathy (ARVC) patients: Do they have a place in ARVC management?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:175.
    PubMed    


  75. SCOGNAMIGLIO G, Fusco F, Hankel TC, Bouma BJ, et al
    Safety and efficacy of non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants for prevention of thromboembolism in adults with systemic right ventricle: Results from the NOTE international registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:129-134.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  76. KAWADA T
    Risk of heart failure and prognosis in patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 31. pii: S0167-5273(20)34316.
    PubMed    


  77. FISCHER B, Dittmann S, Brodehl A, Unger A, et al
    Functional characterization of novel alpha-helical rod domain desmin (DES) pathogenic variants associated with dilated cardiomyopathy, atrioventricular block and a risk for sudden cardiac death.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 26. pii: S0167-5273(20)34298.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. KIM S, Kim YR, Nam GB, Choi KJ, et al
    The shape of the left lateral ridge as a predictor of long-term outcome of catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation based on clinical and experimental data.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 25. pii: S0167-5273(20)34303.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. IZUMIDA T, Imamura T
    Detailed association between the proposed risk factors and left atrial appendage thrombus formation despite NOAC therapy for non-valvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;321:143.
    PubMed    


  80. CAPIAU A, De Backer T, Grymonprez M, Lahousse L, et al
    Appropriateness of direct oral anticoagulant dosing in patients with atrial fibrillation according to the drug labelling and EHRA Practical Guide.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Dec 3. pii: S0167-5273(20)34231.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. BU H, Yang Y
    Strategies to reduce complete heart block risk after device closure of ventricular septal defects.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;320:77.
    PubMed    


  82. ZAZA A, Grandi E
    Mechanisms of Cav3-associated arrhythmia: Protein or microdomain dysfunction?
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;320:97-99.
    PubMed    


    November 2020
  83. JO YY, Cho Y, Lee SY, Kwon JM, et al
    Explainable artificial intelligence to detect atrial fibrillation using electrocardiogram.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 30. pii: S0167-5273(20)34222.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. CASU G, D'Angelo G, Ugo F, Ronco F, et al
    Left atrial appendage occlusion in atrial fibrillation patients with previous intracranial bleeding: A national multicenter study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 24. pii: S0167-5273(20)34168.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  85. DOMINGUEZ-ERQUICIA P, Raposeiras-Roubin S, Abbu-Assi E, Cespon-Fernandez M, et al
    Incidence, predictors of bleeding and prognosis of bleeding in anticoagulated nonagenarian patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 18. pii: S0167-5273(20)34146.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  86. PAPPALARDO F, Montisci A
    Mechanical circulatory support for ventricular tachycardia ablation: New tools for old patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;319:94-95.
    PubMed    


  87. HIROTA N, Suzuki S, Arita T, Yagi N, et al
    Prediction of current and new development of atrial fibrillation on electrocardiogram with sinus rhythm in patients without structural heart disease.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 11. pii: S0167-5273(20)34086.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. MARKS D, Ho R, Then R, Weinstock JL, et al
    Real-world experience with implantable loop recorder monitoring to detect subclinical atrial fibrillation in patients with cryptogenic stroke: The value of p wave dispersion in predicting arrhythmia occurrence.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 10. pii: S0167-5273(20)34140.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. ANDERSSON T, Aspberg S
    Age threshold for anticoagulation in patients with atrial fibrillation: A Swedish nationwide observational study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Nov 2. pii: S0167-5273(20)34068.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  90. OIKAWA J, Fukaya H, Wada T, Horiguchi A, et al
    Additional posterior wall isolation is associated with gastric hypomotility in catheter ablation of atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 31. pii: S0167-5273(20)34060.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  91. ALBAGE A
    The effect of the atrial kick after Cox-Maze surgery for atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 29. pii: S0167-5273(20)34056.
    PubMed    


  92. SUN X, Qi P, Yang B, Li Z, et al
    The procedural efficiency, efficacy and safety of high power and short duration ablation in patients with atrial fibrillation: A systemic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 17. pii: S0167-5273(20)33983.
    PubMed    


  93. MAURO MD, Calafiore AM, Di Franco A, Nicolini F, et al
    Association between cardioplegia and postoperative atrial fibrillation in coronary surgery.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 4. pii: S0167-5273(20)33895.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  94. PANA TA, Mohamed MO, Clark AB, Fahy E, et al
    Revascularisation therapies improve the outcomes of ischemic stroke patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 3. pii: S0167-5273(20)33906.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  95. SABOUR S
    Cardiovascular magnetic resonance imaging for the prediction of atrial fibrillation ablation success: Methodological issues.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;316:279.
    PubMed    


  96. CIPRIANI A, Zorzi A, Ceccato D, Capone F, et al
    Arrhythmic profile and 24-hour QT interval variability in COVID-19 patients treated with hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;316:280-284.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  97. FENDER AC, Dobrev D
    The anticoagulation dilemma and future treatment avenues in patients with breast cancer and atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Oct 1. pii: S0167-5273(20)33897.
    PubMed    


    September 2020
  98. RAMKUMAR S, Pathan F, Kawakami H, Ochi A, et al
    Impact of disease stage on the performance of strain markers in the prediction of atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 25. pii: S0167-5273(20)33838.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  99. SANNA GD, Nusdeo G, Marini A, Ganga ML, et al
    Outcomes of singlelead VDD pacemakers in atrioventricular blocks: The OSCAR study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 25. pii: S0167-5273(20)33844.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  100. BARITUSSIO A, Biglino G, Moharem-Elgamal S, De Garate E, et al
    Are all left bundle branch blocks the same? Myocardial mechanical implications by cardiovascular magnetic resonance.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 14. pii: S0167-5273(20)33806.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  101. PACHOLCZAK-MADEJ R, Bazan-Socha S, Zareba L, Undas A, et al
    Direct oral anticoagulants in the prevention of stroke in breast cancer patients with atrial fibrillation during adjuvant endocrine therapy: A cohort study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 12. pii: S0167-5273(20)33818.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  102. JIN Y, Wang HS, Han JS, Zhang J, et al
    Recovery of atrial contractile function after cut-and-sew maze for long-standing persistent valvular atrial fibrillation.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 10. pii: S0167-5273(20)33744.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  103. SCALLY C, Choo W, Rudd A, Neil C, et al
    The early dynamic of ECG in takotsubo syndrome presenting with ST-elevation: A comparison with age and gender-matched ST-elevation myocardial infarction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 10. pii: S0167-5273(20)33804.
    PubMed    


  104. BRADO J, Hochadel M, Senges J, Kuck KH, et al
    Outcomes of ablation in Wolff-Parkinson-White-syndrome: Data from the German Ablation Registry.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 2. pii: S0167-5273(20)33729.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  105. HANNA P, Zhu C, Shivkumar K, Buch E, et al
    Cryoballoon pulmonary vein isolation: Effects on neural control of the heart.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020;314:77-78.
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    August 2020
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    Left atrial fibrosis is associated with new-onset heart failure in patients with atrial fibrillation.
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    PubMed    


    June 2017
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    Autonomic dysfunction plays a decisive role in the arrhythmia initiation, whereas metabolic disorders facilitate further atrial remodeling in antipsychotic-related atrial fibrillation.
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  758. CHANG KW, Arbit B, Hsu JC
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    May 2017
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    April 2017
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    Periodic limb movements of sleep are associated with an increased prevalence of atrial fibrillation in patients with mild sleep-disordered breathing.
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    A novel 'splice site' HCN4 Gene mutation, c.1737+1 G>T, causes familial bradycardia, reduced heart rate response, impaired chronotropic competence and increased short-term heart rate variability.
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    March 2017
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    Systematic review: Impact of the new task force criteria in the diagnosis of arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy.
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    Sudden cardiac death: New approaches for implantable cardioverter-defibrillators (ICDs).
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  798. CAMM AJ
    Hopes and disappointments with antiarrhythmic drugs.
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    Red Bull(R): Red flag or red herring?
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    Application of 3D printing technology to left atrial appendage occlusion.
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    Can we predict new AF occurrence in single-chamber ICD patients? Insights from an observational investigation.
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    Substantial superiority of Niobe ES over Niobe II system in remote-controlled magnetic pulmonary vein isolation.
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    February 2017
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    Renal denervation regulates the atrial arrhythmogenic substrates through reverse structural remodeling in heart failure rabbit model.
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    Obstructive sleep apnea and arrhythmia: A systemic review.
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    January 2017
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    Role of Ranolazine in cardiovascular disease and diabetes: Exploring beyond angina.
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    Impact of early initiation of corticosteroid therapy on cardiac function and rhythm in patients with cardiac sarcoidosis.
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    Incidence of ventricular arrhythmic events in CKD patients with ICD.
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    An RyR2 mutation found in a family with a short-coupled variant of torsade de pointes.
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    Treatment of catecholaminergic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia in mice using novel RyR2-modifying drugs.
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    Special electrophysiological characteristics of pediatric idiopathic ventricular tachycardia.
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    December 2016
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    Vasospastic myocardial infarction complicated with ventricular tachycardia in a patient with hyperthyroidism.
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    November 2016
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    Mitral annulus diameter is the main echocardiographic correlate of S3 gallop in acute heart failure.
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    September 2016
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    August 2016
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    June 2016
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    Ventricular premature contraction associated with mitral valve prolapse.
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    April 2016
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