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    July 2021
  1. CHRISTENSEN DM, Butt JH, Fosbol E, Kober L, et al
    Admission Rates During a Second COVID-19 Lockdown.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Jul 15. pii: S0002-8703(21)00180.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2021
  2. ABE M, Ozaki Y, Takahashi H, Ishii M, et al
    Relation of renal function to mid-term prognosis of stable angina patients with high- or low-dose pitavastatin treatment: REAL-CAD substudy.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Jun 23. pii: S0002-8703(21)00165.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  3. OVERWYK K, Yin X, Tong X, Coleman King SM, et al
    Response to letters-to-the-editor for publication: "Defect-free care trends in the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program (PCNASP), 2008-2018. American Heart Journal. 2021;232:177-184. doi:10.1016/j.ahj.2020.11.010."
    Am Heart J. 2021;236:112.
    PubMed    


  4. THOMAS S
    Re: Defect-free care trends in the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program, program, 2008-2018.
    Am Heart J. 2021;236:110-111.
    PubMed    


    May 2021
  5. SIDEBOTTOM AC, Miedema MD, Benson G, Vacquier M, et al
    The Impact of a Population-based Prevention Program on Cardiovascular Events: Findings from the Heart of New Ulm Project.
    Am Heart J. 2021 May 3. pii: S0002-8703(21)00112.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  6. MADSEN JMM, Jacobsen MRR, Sabbah M, Topal DGG, et al
    Long-Term Prognostic Outcomes and Implication of Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with New-Onset Atrial Fibrillation following ST-Segment Elevation Myocardial Infarction.
    Am Heart J. 2021 May 3. pii: S0002-8703(21)00114.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2021
  7. AKAO M, Yasuda S, Kaikita K, Ako J, et al
    Rivaroxaban Monotherapy versus Combination Therapy According to Patient Risk of Stroke and Bleeding in Atrial Fibrillation and Stable Coronary Disease: AFIRE trial sub-analysis.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Feb 28. pii: S0002-8703(21)00063.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  8. GE Z, Gao XF, Kan J, Kong XQ, et al
    Comparison of 1-month Versus 12-month Dual Antiplatelet Therapy after Implantation of Drug-eluting Stents Guided by either Intravascular Ultrasound or Angiography in Patients with Acute Coronary Syndrome: Rationale and Design of Prospective, Multicent
    Am Heart J. 2021 Feb 20. pii: S0002-8703(21)00053.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  9. CAPELL WH, Barnathan ES, Piazza G, Spyropoulos AC, et al
    Rationale and Design for the Study of Rivaroxaban to Reduce Thrombotic Events, Hospitalization and Death in Outpatients with COVID-19: the PREVENT-HD Study.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Feb 9. pii: S0002-8703(21)00033.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  10. HUSAINI M, Esmaeeli A, Thangam M, Doering M, et al
    Synthesis of systematic reviews of percutaneous device closure of patent foramen ovale (PFO) for prevention of recurrent cryptogenic stroke: Redundant publications and methodological deficiencies.
    Am Heart J. 2021;232:57-60.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2021
  11. THIELE H, Freund A, Gimenez MR, de Waha-Thiele S, et al
    Extracorporeal life support in patients with acute myocardial infarction complicated by cardiogenic shock - Design and rationale of the ECLS-SHOCK trial.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Jan 8. pii: S0002-8703(21)00004.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  12. BAO X, Borne Y, Xu B, Orho-Melander M, et al
    Growth differentiation factor-15 is a biomarker for all-cause mortality but less evident for cardiovascular outcomes: a prospective study: Abbreviated title: GDF-15, all-cause mortality and CVD.
    Am Heart J. 2021 Jan 6. pii: S0002-8703(21)00002.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  13. SMILOWITZ NR, Subashchandran V, Yuriditsky E, Horowitz JM, et al
    Thrombosis in hospitalized patients with viral respiratory infections versus COVID-19.
    Am Heart J. 2021;231:93-95.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  14. VALGIMIGLI M, Cao D, Makkar RR, Bangalore S, et al
    Design and rationale of the XIENCE short DAPT clinical program: An assessment of the safety of 3-month and 1-month DAPT in patients at high bleeding risk undergoing PCI with an everolimus-eluting stent.
    Am Heart J. 2021;231:147-156.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    December 2020
  15. ROME BN, Gagne JJ, Avorn J, Kesselheim AS, et al
    Non-Warfarin Oral Anticoagulant Copayments and Adherence in Atrial Fibrillation:A Population-Based Cohort Study.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Dec 21. pii: S0002-8703(20)30412.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  16. CARNICELLI AP, Hong H, Giugliano RP, Connolly SJ, et al
    Individual Patient Data from the Pivotal Randomized Controlled Trials of Non-Vitamin K Antagonist Oral Anticoagulants in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (COMBINE AF): Design and Rationale: From the COMBINE AF (A COllaboration between Multiple instit
    Am Heart J. 2020 Dec 6. pii: S0002-8703(20)30401.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  17. KHAN H, Hanif M, Khan MA, Mirza E, et al
    Letter to the editor: Discontinuation rates of warfarin versus direct acting oral anticoagulants in clinical practice.
    Am Heart J. 2020;230:101.
    PubMed    


    November 2020
  18. OVERWYK KJ, Yin X, Tong X, King SMC, et al
    Defect-free Care trends in the Paul Coverdell National Acute Stroke Program, 2008-2018.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Nov 27. pii: S0002-8703(20)30392.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  19. KAWASHIMA H, Soliman O, Wang R, Ono M, et al
    Rationale and design of a randomized clinical trial comparing safety and efficacy of Myval transcatheter heart valve versus contemporary transcatheter heart valves in patients with severe symptomatic aortic valve stenosis: the LANDMARK trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Nov 5. pii: S0002-8703(20)30368.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2020
  20. NORDENSKJOLD AM, Agewall S, Atar D, Baron T, et al
    Randomized evaluation of beta blocker and ACE-inhibitor/angiotensin receptor blocker treatment in patients with myocardial infarction with non-obstructive coronary arteries (MINOCA-BAT): Rationale and design.
    Am Heart J. 2020;231:96-104.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  21. SALAH HM, Al'Aref SJ, Khan MS, Al-Hawwas M, et al
    Effect of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors on cardiovascular and kidney outcomes-Systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized placebo-controlled trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020;232:10-22.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  22. NATHAN AS, Yang L, Geng Z, Dayoub EJ, et al
    Oral anticoagulant use in patients with atrial fibrillation and mitral valve repair.
    Am Heart J. 2020;232:1-9.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  23. NICHOLLS SJ, Lincoff AM, Bays HE, Cho L, et al
    Rationale and design of the CLEAR-outcomes trial: Evaluating the effect of Bempedoic acid on cardiovascular events in patients with statin intolerance.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 23. pii: S0002-8703(20)30346.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  24. SHAVADIA JS, Wilson J, Edmonston D, Platt A, et al
    Statins and atherosclerotic cardiovascular outcomes in patients on incident dialysis and with atherosclerotic heart disease.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 20. pii: S0002-8703(20)30341.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  25. GIBSON CM, Kastelein JJP, Phillips AT, Aylward PE, et al
    Rationale and design of ApoA-I event reducing in ischemic syndromes II (AEGIS-II): A phase 3, multicenter, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study to investigate the efficacy and safety of CSL112 in subjects after acute myoc
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 13. pii: S0002-8703(20)30335.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  26. GUIMARAES HP, de Barros E Silva PGM, Liporace IL, Sampaio RO, et al
    A randomized clinical trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban in patients with bioprosthetic mitral valve and atrial fibrillation or flutter: Rationale and design of the RIVER trial.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 9. pii: S0002-8703(20)30277.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  27. WIGGERS H, Kober L, Gislason G, Schou M, et al
    The DANish randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled trial in patients with chronic HEART failure (DANHEART): A 2 x 2 factorial trial of hydralazine-isosorbide dinitrate in patients with chronic heart failure (H-HeFT) and metformin in patients with
    Am Heart J. 2020 Oct 8. pii: S0002-8703(20)30276.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2020
  28. GRUBB AF, Pumill CA, Greene SJ, Wu A, et al
    Tobacco smoking in patients with heart failure and coronary artery disease: A 20-year experience at Duke University medical center.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Sep 24. pii: S0002-8703(20)30264.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  29. SHAIKH A, Ochani RK, Khan MS, Riaz H, et al
    Contribution of individual components to composite endpoints in contemporary cardiovascular randomized controlled trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Sep 14. pii: S0002-8703(20)30254.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2020
  30. KAWAKAMI H, Nolan MT, Phillips K, Scuffham PA, et al
    Cost-effectiveness of combined catheter ablation and left atrial appendage closure for symptomatic atrial fibrillation in patients with high stroke and bleeding risk.
    Am Heart J. 2020 Aug 18. pii: S0002-8703(20)30238.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  31. KWON S, Lee SR, Choi EK, Choe WS, et al
    Non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants in very elderly east Asians with atrial fibrillation: A nationwide population-based study.
    Am Heart J. 2020;229:81-91.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  32. ELHARRAM M, Sharma A, White W, Bakris G, et al
    Timing of randomization after an acute coronary syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.
    Am Heart J. 2020;229:40-51.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  33. MIRWAIS M, Reynolds M
    Extending physicians' reach in grasping AF symptoms.
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:250-251.
    PubMed    


    July 2020
  34. AL-KHATIB SM, Pokorney SD, Al-Khalidi HR, Haynes K, et al
    Underuse of oral anticoagulants in privately insured patients with atrial fibrillation: A population being targeted by the IMplementation of a randomized controlled trial to imProve treatment with oral AntiCoagulanTs in patients with Atrial Fibrillati
    Am Heart J. 2020;229:110-117.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  35. LI Y, Jing Q, Wang B, Wang X, et al
    Extended antiplatelet therapy with clopidogrel alone versus clopidogrel plus aspirin after completion of 9- to 12-month dual antiplatelet therapy for acute coronary syndrome patients with both high bleeding and ischemic risk. Rationale and design of t
    Am Heart J. 2020;228:1-7.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2020
  36. ARMSTRONG PW, Bogaerts K, Welsh R, Sinnaeve PR, et al
    The Second Strategic Reperfusion Early After Myocardial Infarction (STREAM-2) study optimizing pharmacoinvasive reperfusion strategy in older ST-elevation myocardial infarction patients.
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:140-146.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2020
  37. JACKSON LR 2ND, Kim S, Blanco R, Thomas L, et al
    Discontinuation rates of warfarin versus direct acting oral anticoagulants in US clinical practice: Results from Outcomes Registry for Better Informed Treatment of Atrial Fibrillation II (ORBIT-AF II).
    Am Heart J. 2020;226:85-93.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  38. WHITE HD, Stewart RAH, Dalby AJ, Stebbins A, et al
    In patients with stable coronary heart disease, low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol levels < 70 mg/dL and glycosylated hemoglobin A1c <7% are associated with lower major cardiovascular events.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:97-107.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  39. YANG Y, Zhou Z, Pan Y, Chen H, et al
    Randomized trial of argatroban plus recombinant tissue-type plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke (ARAIS): Rationale and design.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:38-43.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  40. EHRLICH ME, Kolls BJ, Roettig M, Monk L, et al
    Implementation of Best Practices-Developing and Optimizing Regional Systems of Stroke Care: Design and Methodology.
    Am Heart J. 2020;222:105-111.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    March 2020
  41. KARTHIKEYAN G, Connolly SJ, Ntsekhe M, Benz A, et al
    The INVICTUS rheumatic heart disease research program: Rationale, design and baseline characteristics of a randomized trial of rivaroxaban compared to vitamin K antagonists in rheumatic valvular disease and atrial fibrillation.
    Am Heart J. 2020;225:69-77.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  42. THIBERT MJ, Hawkins NM, Andrade JG
    Clinical decision support for atrial fibrillation in primary care: Steps forward.
    Am Heart J. 2020;224:54-56.
    PubMed    


  43. HUANG L, Tian M, Yu J, Li Q, et al
    Interim effects of salt substitution on urinary electrolytes and blood pressure in the China Salt Substitute and Stroke Study (SSaSS).
    Am Heart J. 2020;221:136-145.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  44. GESKE JB, Driver CN, Yogeswaran V, Ommen SR, et al
    Comparison of expected and observed outcomes for septal myectomy in hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
    Am Heart J. 2020;221:159-164.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2020
  45. AKAO M, Yamashita T, Suzuki S, Okumura K, et al
    Impact of creatinine clearance on clinical outcomes in elderly atrial fibrillation patients receiving apixaban: J-ELD AF Registry subanalysis.
    Am Heart J. 2020;223:23-33.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2020
  46. WEIR MR, Ashton V, Moore KT, Shrivastava S, et al
    Rivaroxaban versus warfarin in patients with nonvalvular atrial fibrillation and stage IV-V chronic kidney disease.
    Am Heart J. 2020;223:3-11.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  47. PASSMAN R
    Atrial fibrillation detection using implantable cardiac monitors: Are we being too revealing?
    Am Heart J. 2020;219:137-139.
    PubMed    


  48. REIFFEL JA, Verma A, Kowey PR, Halperin JL, et al
    Rhythm monitoring strategies in patients at high risk for atrial fibrillation and stroke: A comparative analysis from the REVEAL AF study.
    Am Heart J. 2020;219:128-136.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  49. CASSESE S, Ndrepepa G, Byrne RA, Laugwitz KL, et al
    Ticagrelor-based antiplatelet regimens in patients with atherosclerotic artery disease-A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.
    Am Heart J. 2020;219:109-116.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  50. SAMSKY M, Krucoff M, Althouse AD, Abraham WT, et al
    Clinical and regulatory landscape for cardiogenic shock: A report from the Cardiac Safety Research Consortium ThinkTank on cardiogenic shock.
    Am Heart J. 2020;219:1-8.
    PubMed    


    December 2019
  51. SALAHUDDIN T, Kittelson J, Tardif JC, Shah PK, et al
    Association of high-density lipoprotein particle concentration with cardiovascular risk following acute coronary syndrome: A case-cohort analysis of the dal-Outcomes trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;221:60-66.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  52. MAZUREK M, Teutsch C, Diener HC, Dubner SJ, et al
    Safety and effectiveness of dabigatran at 2 years: Final outcomes from Phase II of the GLORIA-AF registry program.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:123-127.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2019
  53. DE FERRARI GM, Stevens SR, Ambrosio G, Leonardi S, et al
    Low-density lipoprotein cholesterol treatment and outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and established cardiovascular disease: Insights from TECOS.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:82-88.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  54. MAGGIONI AP, Dondi L, Andreotti F, Pedrini A, et al
    Four-year trends in oral anticoagulant use and declining rates of ischemic stroke among 194,030 atrial fibrillation patients drawn from a sample of 12 million people.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:12-19.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  55. EVANS CR, Long DL, Howard G, McClure LA, et al
    C-reactive protein and stroke risk in blacks and whites: The REasons for Geographic And Racial Differences in Stroke cohort.
    Am Heart J. 2019;217:94-100.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2019
  56. GARCIA DA, Fisher DA, Mulder H, Wruck L, et al
    Gastrointestinal bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation treated with Apixaban or warfarin: Insights from the Apixaban for Reduction in Stroke and Other Thromboembolic Events in Atrial Fibrillation (ARISTOTLE) trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;221:1-8.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  57. WELSH RC, Peterson ED, De Caterina R, Bode C, et al
    Applying contemporary antithrombotic therapy in the secondary prevention of chronic atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:100-109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  58. POKORNEY SD, Holmes DN, Shrader P, Thomas L, et al
    Patterns of amiodarone use and outcomes in clinical practice for atrial fibrillation.
    Am Heart J. 2019;220:145-154.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  59. SHAVADIA JS, Zheng Y, Green JB, Armstrong PW, et al
    Associations between beta-blocker therapy and cardiovascular outcomes in patients with diabetes and established cardiovascular disease.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:92-99.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  60. NIDORF SM, Fiolet ATL, Eikelboom JW, Schut A, et al
    The effect of low-dose colchicine in patients with stable coronary artery disease: The LoDoCo2 trial rationale, design, and baseline characteristics.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:46-56.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  61. PAGIDIPATI NJ, Zheng Y, Green JB, McGuire DK, et al
    Association of obesity with cardiovascular outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: Insights from TECOS.
    Am Heart J. 2019;219:47-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  62. JONES WS, Kennedy KF, Hawkins BM, Attaran RR, et al
    Expanding opportunities to understand quality and outcomes of peripheral vascular interventions: The ACC NCDR PVI Registry.
    Am Heart J. 2019;216:74-81.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    September 2019
  63. BRENNAN JM, Wruck L, Pencina MJ, Clare RM, et al
    Claims-based cardiovascular outcome identification for clinical research: Results from 7 large randomized cardiovascular clinical trials.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:110-122.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    August 2019
  64. PARK S, Ahn JM, Lee K, Kwon O, et al
    Long-term (10-year) outcomes of stenting or bypass surgery for acute coronary syndromes and stable ischemic heart disease with unprotected left main coronary artery disease.
    Am Heart J. 2019;218:9-19.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  65. RAY KK, Nicholls SJ, Ginsberg HD, Johansson JO, et al
    Effect of selective BET protein inhibitor apabetalone on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with acute coronary syndrome and diabetes: Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics of the BETonMACE trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;217:72-83.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    June 2019
  66. CANNON CP, Khan I, Klimchak AC, Sanchez RJ, et al
    Simulation of impact on cardiovascular events due to lipid-lowering therapy intensification in a population with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.
    Am Heart J. 2019;216:30-41.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  67. OSTERGAARD L, Andersson NW, Kristensen SL, Dahl A, et al
    Risk of stroke subsequent to infective endocarditis: A nationwide study.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:144-151.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2019
  68. PUYMIRAT E, Cayla G, Cottin Y, Elbaz M, et al
    Twenty-year trends in profile, management and outcomes of patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction according to use of reperfusion therapy: Data from the FAST-MI program 1995-2015.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:97-106.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  69. MENTIAS A, Shantha G, Adeola O, Barnes GD, et al
    Role of diabetes and insulin use in the risk of stroke and acute myocardial infarction in patients with atrial fibrillation: A Medicare analysis.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:158-166.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  70. GAZIANO TA, Pandya A, Sy S, Jardim TV, et al
    Modeling the cost effectiveness and budgetary impact of Polypills for secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease in the United States.
    Am Heart J. 2019;214:77-87.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2019
  71. INOHARA T, Shrader P, Pieper K, Blanco RG, et al
    Treatment of atrial fibrillation with concomitant coronary or peripheral artery disease: Results from the outcomes registry for better informed treatment of atrial fibrillation II.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:81-90.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  72. AKERBLOM A, Wojdyla DM, Wallentin L, James SK, et al
    Ticagrelor in patients with heart failure after acute coronary syndromes-Insights from the PLATelet inhibition and patient Outcomes (PLATO) trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:57-65.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  73. GUTIERREZ JA, Bhatt DL, Banerjee S, Glorioso TJ, et al
    Risk of obstructive coronary artery disease and major adverse cardiac events in patients with noncoronary atherosclerosis: Insights from the Veterans Affairs Clinical Assessment, Reporting, and Tracking (CART) Program.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:47-56.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  74. HAAS S, Camm AJ, Bassand JP, Angchaisuksiri P, et al
    Predictors of NOAC versus VKA use for stroke prevention in patients with newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation: Results from GARFIELD-AF.
    Am Heart J. 2019;213:35-46.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    February 2019
  75. PETERSON ED, Ashton V, Chen YW, Wu B, et al
    Comparative effectiveness, safety, and costs of rivaroxaban and warfarin among morbidly obese patients with atrial fibrillation.
    Am Heart J. 2019;212:113-119.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    January 2019
  76. BLAKE SR, Shahzad A, Aggarwal SK, Kumar A, et al
    Radial versus femoral vascular access in ST-elevation myocardial infarction: Are the results of femoral operators unfairly represented in observational research?
    Am Heart J. 2019;210:81-87.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  77. KOSMIDOU I, Redfors B, Chen S, Crowley A, et al
    C-reactive protein and prognosis after percutaneous coronary intervention and bypass graft surgery for left main coronary artery disease: Analysis from the EXCEL trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;210:49-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  78. MACHLINE-CARRION MJ, Santucci EV, Damiani LP, Bahit C, et al
    An international cluster-randomized quality improvement trial to increase the adherence to evidence-based therapies for acute ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack patients: Rationale and design of the BRIDGE STROKE Trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;207:49-57.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  79. GONG E, Gu W, Sun C, Turner EL, et al
    System-integrated technology-enabled model of care to improve the health of stroke patients in rural China: protocol for SINEMA-a cluster-randomized controlled trial.
    Am Heart J. 2019;207:27-39.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    November 2018
  80. ALEXANDER KP, Brouwer MA, Mulder H, Vinereanu D, et al
    Outcomes of apixaban versus warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation and multi-morbidity: Insights from the ARISTOTLE trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018 Nov 22. pii: S0002-8703(18)30296.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  81. HELD C, White HD, Stewart RAH, Davies R, et al
    Characterization of cardiovascular clinical events and impact of event adjudication on the treatment effect of darapladib versus placebo in patients with stable coronary heart disease: Insights from the STABILITY trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;208:65-73.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    October 2018
  82. POKORNEY SD, Gersh BJ, Ahmad A, Al-Khatib SM, et al
    Stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Closing the gap.
    Am Heart J. 2018;210:29-38.
    PubMed    


  83. DAVISON WJ, Myint PK, Clark AB, Potter JF, et al
    Blood pressure differences between home monitoring and daytime ambulatory values and their reproducibility in treated hypertensive stroke and TIA patients.
    Am Heart J. 2018;207:58-65.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  84. BEINART SC, Natale A, Verma A, Amin A, et al
    Real-world comparison of in-hospital Reveal LINQ insertable cardiac monitor insertion inside and outside of the cardiac catheterization or electrophysiology laboratory.
    Am Heart J. 2018 Oct 14. pii: S0002-8703(18)30295.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    July 2018
  85. PASSMAN R
    Atrial fibrillation and stroke: The more we learn, the less we understand.
    Am Heart J. 2018;201:158-159.
    PubMed    


    June 2018
  86. CHI G, Kerneis M, Kalayci A, Liu Y, et al
    Safety and efficacy of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant for atrial fibrillation patients after percutaneous coronary intervention: A bivariate analysis of the PIONEER AF-PCI and RE-DUAL PCI trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;203:17-24.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  87. WIVIOTT SD, Raz I, Bonaca MP, Mosenzon O, et al
    The design and rationale for the Dapagliflozin Effect on Cardiovascular Events (DECLARE)-TIMI 58 Trial.
    Am Heart J. 2018;200:83-89.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  88. LUBITZ SA, Khurshid S, Weng LC, Doros G, et al
    Predictors of oral anticoagulant non-prescription in patients with atrial fibrillation and elevated stroke risk.
    Am Heart J. 2018;200:24-31.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  89. LOPES RD, Vora AN, Liaw D, Granger CB, et al
    An open-Label, 2 x 2 factorial, randomized controlled trial to evaluate the safety of apixaban vs. vitamin K antagonist and aspirin vs. placebo in patients with atrial fibrillation and acute coronary syndrome and/or percutaneous coronary intervention:
    Am Heart J. 2018;200:17-23.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  90. CHEN ST, Hellkamp AS, Becker RC, Berkowitz SD, et al
    Impact of polyvascular disease on patients with atrial fibrillation: Insights from ROCKET AF.
    Am Heart J. 2018;200:102-109.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    May 2018
  91. YAO X, Gersh BJ, Sangaralingham LR, Shah ND, et al
    Risk of cardiovascular events and incident atrial fibrillation in patients without prior atrial fibrillation: Implications for expanding the indications for anticoagulation.
    Am Heart J. 2018;199:137-143.
    PubMed     Abstract available


    April 2018
  92. HUISMAN MV, Rothman KJ, Paquette M, Teutsch C, et al
    Two-year follow-up of patients treated with dabigatran for stroke prevention in atrial fibrillation: Global Registry on Long-Term Antithrombotic Treatment in Patients with Atrial Fibrillation (GLORIA-AF) registry.
    Am Heart J. 2018;198:55-63.
    PubMed     Abstract available


  93. HIJAZI Z, Hohnloser SH, Oldgren J, Andersson U, et al
    Efficacy and safety of dabigatran compared with warfarin in patients with atrial fibrillation in relation to renal function over time-A RE-LY trial analysis.
    Am Heart J. 2018;198:169-177.
    PubMed    


  94. MIYAZAWA K, Pastori D, Lip GYH
    Changes in renal function in patients with atrial fibrillation: Efficacy and safety of the non-vitamin K antagonist oral anticoagulants.
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