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1 Am J Cardiol
4 Ann Thorac Surg
2 Chest
1 Circulation
9 Eur Heart J
1 Eur J Heart Fail
3 Heart
25 Int J Cardiol
1 J Am Coll Cardiol
5 J Card Fail
1 J Cardiol
1 J Mol Cell Cardiol
2 Lancet
1 N Engl J Med
1 PLoS One

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    Am J Cardiol

  1. KOBAYASHI M, Kwak MJ, Aguilar D, Goyal P, et al
    Prescribing Trend of Inappropriate Medications in Outpatient Clinics for Older Adults With Heart Failure in the United States: NAMCS 2012 to 2016.
    Am J Cardiol. 2021 May 24. pii: S0002-9149(21)00353.

    Ann Thorac Surg

  2. POPE NH, Hawkins RB, Yarboro LT
    Conversion of the HVAD Left Ventricular Assist Device to the Centrimag Using a Customized Apical Plug.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e377-e379.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  3. ZIEGLER LA, Pousatis S, Kaczorowski DJ, Madathil RJ, et al
    Emergency Splicing of Transected Ventricular Assist Device Driveline.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:e329-e331.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  4. DOBERNE JW, Jawitz OK, Raman V, Bryner BS, et al
    Heart Transplantation Survival Outcomes of HIV Positive and Negative Recipients.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Sep 15. pii: S0003-4975(20)31484.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  5. STEPHENS EH, Qureshi MY, Anderson JH, Ashikhmina E, et al
    Bidirectional Cavopulmonary Shunt for Right Ventricular Unloading.
    Ann Thorac Surg. 2021;111:1435-1441.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  6. LINZ D, Loffler KA, Sanders P, Catcheside P, et al
    Low prognostic value of novel nocturnal oxygen saturation metrics in patients with obstructive sleep apnea and high cardiovascular event risk: post-hoc analyses of the SAVE study.
    Chest. 2020 Jul 14. pii: S0012-3692(20)31883-3. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2020.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  7. SINGER DJ, Oropello J
    A Hyperdynamic Left Ventricle on Echocardiogram: Not Always Sepsis.
    Chest. 2020;158:e263-e265.


  8. KAR S, Mack MJ, Lindenfeld J, Abraham WT, et al
    Relationship Between Residual Mitral Regurgitation and Clinical and Quality-of-Life Outcomes After Transcatheter and Medical Treatments in Heart Failure: The COAPT Trial.
    Circulation. 2021 May 27. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.120.053061.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur Heart J

  9. HALLIDAY BP, Senior R, Pennell DJ
    Assessing left ventricular systolic function: from ejection fraction to strain analysis.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:789-797.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  10. EVANS MA, Sano S, Walsh K
    Clonal haematopoiesis and cardiovascular disease: how low can you go?
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:266-268.

  11. PETRIE MC, Lee MM, Lang NN
    EMPEROR-REDUCED reigns while EMPERIAL whimpers.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:711-714.

  12. VAN DIEPEN S, Armstrong PW
    Learning whether to subtract beta-blockers: it's about time.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:915-918.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  13. CSENGERI D, Sprunker NA, Di Castelnuovo A, Niiranen T, et al
    Alcohol consumption, cardiac biomarkers, and risk of atrial fibrillation and adverse outcomes.
    Eur Heart J. 2021 Jan 13. pii: 6090248. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  14. MASSIMO V, Carlo P
    Truly galactic?
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:296-297.

    Quality of life in EMPEROR-Reduced: emphasizing what is important to patients while identifying strategies to support more patient-centred care.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:1213-1215.

  16. VOLPE M, Patrono C
    Iron heart.
    Eur Heart J. 2021;42:809-810.

  17. VOLZ S, Redfors B, Angeras O, Ioanes D, et al
    Long-term mortality in patients with ischaemic heart failure revascularized with coronary artery bypass grafting or percutaneous coronary intervention: insights from the Swedish Coronary Angiography and Angioplasty Registry (SCAAR).
    Eur Heart J. 2021 May 23. pii: 6282431. doi: 10.1093.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Eur J Heart Fail

  18. VAN SPALL HG, Averbuch T, Damman K, Voors AA, et al
    Risk and Risk Reduction In Trials of Heart Failure with Reduced Ejection Fraction: Absolute or Relative?
    Eur J Heart Fail. 2021 May 26. doi: 10.1002/ejhf.2248.


  19. ROSSIDES M, Kullberg S, Grunewald J, Eklund A, et al
    Risk and predictors of heart failure in sarcoidosis in a population-based cohort study from Sweden.
    Heart. 2021 May 21. pii: heartjnl-2021-319129. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319129
    PubMed         Abstract available

  20. DESJARDIN J, Leyde S, Davis J
    Weathering the perfect storm: management of heart failure in patients with substance use disorders.
    Heart. 2021 May 24. pii: heartjnl-2021-319103. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319103

  21. NICOLI CD, O'Neal WT, Levitan EB, Singleton MJ, et al
    Atrial fibrillation and risk of incident heart failure with reduced versus preserved ejection fraction.
    Heart. 2021 May 24. pii: heartjnl-2021-319122. doi: 10.1136/heartjnl-2021-319122
    PubMed         Abstract available

    Int J Cardiol

  22. YEUNG DF, Jiang R, Behnami D, Jue J, et al
    Impact of the updated diastolic function guidelines in the real world.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;326:124-130.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  23. SAVIRA F, Kompa AR, Edgley AJ, Jucker BM, et al
    RE: Blockade of apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 ameliorates cardiac dysfunction in cardiorenal syndrome via enhancing angiogenesis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;326:156.

  24. 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.

  25. AMMIRATI E, Brambatti M, Braun OO, Shah P, et al
    Outcome of patients on heart transplant list treated with a continuous-flow left ventricular assist device: Insights from the TRans-Atlantic registry on VAd and TrAnsplant (TRAViATA).
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 17. pii: S0167-5273(20)33807.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  26. BRIDA M
    Heart transplantation in adult congenital heart disease: Importance of timely referral.
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Sep 14. pii: S0167-5273(20)33822.

  27. SAVIRA F, Edgley AJ, Jucker BM, Willette RN, et al
    RE: Inhibition of apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 might be a novel therapeutic target in the treatment of cardiorenal syndrome.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:260.

  28. WEI WY, Lian ZX, Ji Y, Zhang N, et al
    Blockade of apoptosis signal-regulating kinase 1 ameliorates cardiac dysfunction in cardiorenal syndrome via enhancing angiogenesis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:205.

  29. KUMAR V, Ryu AJ, Manduca A, Rao C, et al
    Cardiac MRI demonstrates compressibility in healthy myocardium but not in myocardium with reduced ejection fraction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:278-283.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  30. DANI SS, Ganatra S, Vaduganathan M
    Angioedema with sacubitril/valsartan: Trial-level meta-analysis of over 14,000 patients and real-world evidence to date.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;323:188-191.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  31. RYU AJ, Kumar V, Borlaug BA, Manduca A, et al
    Systolic-to-diastolic myocardial volume ratio as a novel imaging marker of cardiomyopathy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;322:272-277.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  32. MERAS P, Riesgo-Gil F, Rybicka J, Barradas-Pires A, et al
    Heart transplantation at a single tertiary adult congenital heart disease centre: Too little, too late?
    Int J Cardiol. 2020 Aug 13. pii: S0167-5273(20)33574.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  33. KOCHAV SM, Raita Y, Fifer MA, Takayama H, et al
    Predicting the development of adverse cardiac events in patients with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy using machine learning.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;327:117-124.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  34. OLSEN FJ, Biering-Sorensen T
    Right atrial strain: Tapping into a new reservoir of hemodynamic information.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;326:226-228.

  35. KEULARDS DCJ, Bouwmeester S, de Vos AMJ, Dekker LRC, et al
    High microvascular resistance and reduced left atrial strain in patients with coronary microvascular dysfunction: The micro-strain study.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;333:21-28.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  36. POTRATZ M, Fox H, Rudolph V, Faber L, et al
    Respiratory dyssynchrony is a predictor of prognosis in patients with hypertrophic non-obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;332:105-112.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  37. KLEIN HU
    Cardiac resynchronization therapy with- or without defibrillator. Estimating the risk of arrhythmic death or assessing the likelihood of non-arrhythmic mortality?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;330:82-83.

  38. SAMUEL TJ, Wei J, Sharif B, Tamarappoo BK, et al
    Diastolic dysfunction in women with ischemia and no obstructive coronary artery disease: Mechanistic insight from magnetic resonance imaging.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:1-7.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  39. GALLI E, Smiseth OA MD, PhD, Aalen JM, Larsen CK, et al
    Prognostic utility of the assessment of diastolic function in patients undergoing cardiac resynchronization therapy.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:144-151.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  40. MACGOWAN GA, Woods A, Robinson-Smith N, Tovey S, et al
    Using existing technology better: Improving outcomes with the HeartWare left ventricular assist device.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;331:35-39.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  41. QAMRUDDIN S, Ventura HO
    Serial echocardiographic parameters to evaluate prognosis in patients with HFrEF - is it worth the second test?
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:141-142.

  42. AIMO A, Manetti S, Emdin M
    How much is it to mend a broken heart? Results from the US Nationwide Readmission Database.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;329:150-151.

  43. REINHOLD J, Papadopoulou C, Baral R, Vassiliou VS, et al
    Iron deficiency for prognosis in acute coronary syndrome - A systematic review and meta-analysis.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:46-54.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  44. COHEN ARAZI H, Chirino D, Costabel JP, Pulmari CA, et al
    Leuko-platelet index predicts thrombotic events in patients with acute coronary syndrome.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;328:29-34.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  45. GHIO S, Carluccio E, Scardovi AB, Dini FL, et al
    Prognostic relevance of Doppler echocardiographic re-assessment in HFrEF patients.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021;327:111-116.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  46. STIENEN S, Ferreira JP, Bar C, Thum T, et al
    Serum microRNAs and antifibrotic response to eplerenone in acute myocardial infarction complicated by systolic dysfunction.
    Int J Cardiol. 2021 Mar 4. pii: S0167-5273(21)00399.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Am Coll Cardiol

  47. KENCHAIAH S, Ding J, Carr JJ, Allison MA, et al
    Pericardial Fat and the Risk of Heart Failure.
    J Am Coll Cardiol. 2021;77:2638-2652.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Card Fail

  48. WONG CW, Tafuro J, Azam Z, Satchithananda D, et al
    Misdiagnosis of heart failure: A systematic review of the literature.
    J Card Fail. 2021 May 25. pii: S1071-9164(21)00204.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  49. BELKIN MN, Kalantari S, Kanelidis AJ, Miller T, et al
    Aortic Pulsatility Index: A Novel Hemodynamic Variable for Evaluation of Decompensated Heart Failure.
    J Card Fail. 2021 May 25. pii: S1071-9164(21)00200.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  50. WEISSMAN GE, Teeple S, Eneanya ND, Hubbard RA, et al
    Effects of neighborhood-level data on performance and algorithmic equity of a model that predicts 30-day heart failure readmissions at an urban academic medical center.
    J Card Fail. 2021 May 25. pii: S1071-9164(21)00193.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  51. JULIUS FEC, van Norel MR, Zandijk AJL, Rathwell S, et al
    Is there any interaction between sex and renal function change during hospital stay in patients hospitalized with acute heart failure?
    J Card Fail. 2021 May 25. pii: S1071-9164(21)00195.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  52. SHAH NS, Agarwal A, Huffman MD, Gupta DK, et al
    Distribution and Correlates of Incident Heart Failure Risk in South Asian Americans: The MASALA Study.
    J Card Fail. 2021 May 25. pii: S1071-9164(21)00203.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Cardiol

  53. HITOMI Y, Nagatomo Y, Yukino M, Yumita Y, et al
    Characterization of tolvaptan response and its impact on the outcome for patients with heart failure.
    J Cardiol. 2021 May 23. pii: S0914-5087(21)00111.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    J Mol Cell Cardiol

  54. YAN J, Killingsworth C, Walcott G, Zhu Y, et al
    Molecular remodeling of Cx43, but not structural remodeling, promotes arrhythmias in an arrhythmogenic canine model of nonischemic heart failure.
    J Mol Cell Cardiol. 2021 May 25. pii: S0022-2828(21)00106.
    PubMed         Abstract available


  55. Pharmacological blood pressure lowering for primary and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease across different levels of blood pressure: an individual participant-level data meta-analysis.
    Lancet. 2021;397:1625-1636.
    PubMed         Abstract available

  56. LANGLEY RE, Gilbert DC, Duong T, Clarke NW, et al
    Transdermal oestradiol for androgen suppression in prostate cancer: long-term cardiovascular outcomes from the randomised Prostate Adenocarcinoma Transcutaneous Hormone (PATCH) trial programme.
    Lancet. 2021;397:581-591.
    PubMed         Abstract available

    N Engl J Med

  57. YEKU OO, Medford AJ, Fenves AZ, Uljon SN, et al
    Case 15-2021: A 76-Year-Old Woman with Nausea, Diarrhea, and Acute Kidney Failure.
    N Engl J Med. 2021;384:1943-1950.

    PLoS One

  58. CHOU YY, Ward JL, Barron LZ, Murphy SD, et al
    Focused ultrasound of the caudal vena cava in dogs with cavitary effusions or congestive heart failure: A prospective, observational study.
    PLoS One. 2021;16:e0252544.
    PubMed         Abstract available

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