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1 Physical activity in overweight and obese adolescents: systematic review of the effects on physical fitness components and cardiovascular risk factors Sports Medicine, April 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

2 The impact of aerobic exercise training on arterial stiffness in pre- and hypertensive subjects: A systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, April 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

3 Treatment of atherosclerotic renovascular hypertension: Review of observational studies and a meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation, April 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Percutaneous aortic balloon valvotomy in the US: A 13 years perspective American Journal of Medicine, April 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Echocardiographic predictor of acute heart failure after spine surgery: a novel tissue Doppler index associated with a potentially fatal complication of the operation The Spine Journal, April 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

6 Effect of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors and angiotensin II receptor blockers on all-cause mortality, cardiovascular deaths, and cardiovascular events in patients with diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis JAMA Internal Medicine, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Shorter (≤ 6 months) versus longer (≥12 months) duration dual anti-platelet therapy after drug eluting stents: A meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

8 Antioxidants for prevention of atrial fibrillation: a potentially useful future therapeutic approach? A review of the literature and meta-analysis EP Europace, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

9 The prognostic value of Bleeding Academic Research Consortium (BARC) defined bleeding complications in ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: A Comparison with the Thrombolysis In Myocardial Infarction (TIMI), Global Utilization of Streptokinase and Tissue Plasminogen Activator for Occluded Arteries (GUSTO) and International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) bleeding classifications JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Blood pressure targets for hypertension in people with diabetes mellitus Cochrane Reviews, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

11 High-sensitivity cardiac troponin T and cognitive function and dementia risk: The atherosclerosis risk in communities study European Heart Journal, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

12 The TMEM43 Newfoundland mutation p.S358L causing ARVC-5 was imported from Europe and increases the stiffness of the cell nucleus European Heart Journal, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Association between serum uric acid and atrial fibrillation: A systematic review and meta-analysis Heart Rhythm, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 Effect of beta-blockers on platelet aggregation: A systematic review and meta-analysis British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

15 Human leukocyte antigen matching in heart transplantation: systematic review and meta-analysis Transplant International, April 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Comparison of diagnostic accuracy of combined assessment using adenosine stress CT perfusion (CTP) + computed tomography angiography (CTA) with transluminal attenuation gradient (TAG320) + CTA against invasive fractional flow reserve (FFR) JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

17 Long-term survival following coronary artery bypass grafting: off-pump versus on-pump strategies JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Is valve choice a significant determinant of paravalular leak post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation? A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, April 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

19 Outcomes of preoperative bridging therapy for patients undergoing surgery after coronary stent implantation: A weighted meta-analysis of 280 patients from 8 studies Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 Effect of metformin on left ventricular function after acute myocardial infarction in patients without diabetes: The GIPS-III randomized clinical trial JAMA, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

21 SPECT myocardial perfusion versus Fractional Flow Reserve for evaluation of functional ischemia: A meta analysis European Journal of Radiology, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

22 Systolic blood pressure and outcomes in stage 3-4 chronic kidney disease patients: Evidence from a Taiwanese cohort American Journal of Hypertension, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

23 Chromosomal imbalances in patients with congenital cardiac defects: a meta-analysis reveals novel potential critical regions involved in heart development Congenital Heart Disease, April 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Statins: the holy grail of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) growth attenuation? a systematic review of the literature Current Vascular Pharmacology, April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

25 Coronary computed tomography angiography for the detection of cardiac allograft vasculopathy: a meta-analysis of prospective trials JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Off-hour presentation and outcomes in patients with acute ischemic stroke: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Internal Medicine , April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

27 Virtual autopsy with multiphase postmortem computed tomographic angiography versus traditional medical autopsy to investigate unexpected deaths of hospitalized patients: A cohort study Annals of Internal Medicine, April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Searching for the second best graft for coronary artery bypass surgery: A network meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, April 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

29 Meta-analysis of outcomes after intravascular ultrasound–guided versus angiography-guided drug-eluting stent implantation in 26,503 patients enrolled in three randomized trials and 14 observational studies The American Journal of Cardiology, April 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Meta-analysis of clinical correlates of acute mortality in takotsubo cardiomyopathy The American Journal of Cardiology, April 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 Effects of lipids and lipoproteins on diabetic foot in people with type 2 diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis Journal of Diabetes and its Complications, April 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Systemic inflammation in patients with inflammatory joint diseases does not influence statin dose needed to obtain LDL cholesterol goal in cardiovascular prevention Annals of Rheumatic Diseases, April 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 Long-term risk of acute coronary syndrome in patients with cholangitis: A 13-year nationwide cohort study European Journal of Internal Medicine , April 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

34 Spironolactone for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction New England Journal of Medicine, April 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Effects of sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, April 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

36 Clinical outcomes of biodegradable polymer drug-eluting stents for percutaneous coronary intervention: an updated meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Clinical Cardiology, April 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Doctors record higher blood pressures than nurses: systematic review and meta-analysis British Journal of General Practice, April 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

38 Standardised criteria improve accuracy of ECG interpretation in competitive athletes: a randomised controlled trial British Journal of Sports Medicine, April 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

39 A systematic review of the time course of atherosclerotic plaque regression Atherosclerosis, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Comparison of application of the ACC/AHA guidelines, adult treatment panel III guidelines, and European society of cardiology guidelines for cardiovascular disease prevention in a European cohort JAMA, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Guideline    Clinical Article

41 Proportion of US adults potentially affected by the 2014 hypertension guideline JAMA, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

42 High-potency statins increase the risk of acute kidney injury: Evidence from a large population-based study Atherosclerosis, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

43 Compared with usual sodium intake, low- and excessive-sodium diets are associated with increased mortality: a meta-analysis American Journal of Hypertension, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Validation of the atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease pooled cohort risk equations JAMA, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

45 Scales to assess gross motor function in stroke patients: A systematic review Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

46 Sugar sweetened beverages consumption and risk of coronary heart disease: A meta-analysis of prospective studies Atherosclerosis, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

47 Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio in relation to risk of all-cause mortality and cardiovascular events among patients undergoing angiography or cardiac revascularization: A meta-analysis of observational studies Atherosclerosis, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 PDA ligation and health outcomes: A meta-analysis Pediatrics, April 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Influence of inspiratory muscle weakness on inspiratory muscle training responses in chronic heart failure patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

50 For what endpoint does myocardial 123I-MIBG scintigraphy have the greatest prognostic value in patients with chronic heart failure? Results of a pooled individual patient data meta-analysis European Heart Journal – Cardiovascular Imaging, April 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

51 Association between heme oxygenase 1 gene promoter polymorphisms and susceptibility to coronary artery disease: A HuGE review and meta-analysis American Journal of Epidemiology, April 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Effects of lifestyle-related interventions on blood pressure in low and middle-income countries: systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Hypertension, April 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

53 Major bleeding in patients with atrial fibrillation receiving apixaban or warfarin in the ARISTOTLE trial: predictors, characteristics, and clinical outcomes JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

54 The effect of intermittent atrial tachyarrhythmia on heart failure or death in cardiac resynchronization therapy with defibrillator versus implantable cardioverter-defibrillator patients: a MADIT-CRT substudy (multicenter automatic defibrillator implantation trial with cardiac resynchronization therapy) JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

55 Coronary computed tomography angiography for the detection of cardiac allograft vasculopathy: A meta-analysis of prospective trials JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

56 Predicting target vessel revascularization in older patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention in the drug-eluting stent era American Heart Journal, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

57 Coupling interval variability differentiates ventricular ectopic complexes arising in the aortic sinus of valsalva and great cardiac vein from other sources: Mechanistic and arrhythmic risk implications JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Exclusion of deep vein thrombosis using the Wells rule in clinically important subgroups: individual patient data meta-analysis BMJ, April 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

59 Safety and feasibility of transulnar versus transradial artery approach for coronary catheterization in non-selective patients Chinese Medical Journal, April 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

60 Dexamethasone for the prevention of acute mountain sickness: Systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, April 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article
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61 Analysis of operation-related complications of totally laparoscopic aortoiliac surgery Chinese Medical Journal, April 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

62 The global burden of ischemic heart disease in 1990 and 2010 Circulation, April 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

63 Temporal trends in ischemic heart disease mortality in 21 world regions, 1980 to 2010 Circulation, April 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

64 Predictive value of plasma brain natriuretic peptide for postoperative cardiac complications - a systemic review and meta-analysis Journal of Critical Care, April 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

65 Benefits from new ADP antagonists as compared with clopidogrel in patients with stable angina or acute coronary syndrome undergoing invasive management: a meta-analysis of randomized trials Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, April 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

66 Comparison of therapeutic lipid target achievements among high-risk patients in Oman Angiology, April 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

67 The thrombotic events in polycythemia vera patients may be related to increased oxidative stress Medical Principles and Practice, April 7, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine
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68 Association of remodeling with endothelial shear stress, plaque elasticity, and volume in coronary arteries: A pilot coronary computed tomography angiography study Angiology, April 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

69 Meta-analysis of the effect of statins on mortality in patients with preserved ejection fraction The American Journal of Cardiology, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

70 Hypertonic saline with furosemide for the treatment of acute congestive heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

71 Safety and feasibility of a diagnostic algorithm combining clinical probability, d -dimer testing, and ultrasonography for suspected upper extremity deep venous thrombosis: A prospective management study Annals of Internal Medicine, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 Associations between HIV infection and subclinical coronary atherosclerosis Annals of Internal Medicine, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

73 Lack of efficacy of drug therapy in preventing takotsubo cardiomyopathy recurrence: A meta-analysis Clinical Cardiology, April 4, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

74 Age-related macular degeneration and the incidence of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis PLOS ONE, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

75 Thrombolytic therapy or surgery for valve prosthesis thrombosis: Systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

76 Accuracy of conventional transthoracic echocardiography for the diagnosis of intracardiac right-to-left shunt: A meta-analysis of prospective studies Echocardiography, April 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

77 Meta-analysis of minimally invasive coronary artery bypass versus drug-eluting stents for isolated left anterior descending coronary artery disease The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

78 Aspirin in patients undergoing noncardiac surgery New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

79 Darapladib for preventing ischemic events in stable coronary heart disease New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 Contemporary strategies in the diagnosis and management of heart failure Mayo Clinic Proceedings, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

81 Survival with cardiac-resynchronization therapy in mild heart failure New England Journal of Medicine, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

82 Natural disasters and myocardial infarction: The six years after Hurricane Katrina Mayo Clinic Proceedings, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

83 System barriers to the evidence-based care of acute coronary syndrome patients in China Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, April 3, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

84 Incidence and risk of sorafenib-induced hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, April 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

85 Lipoprotein(a) is associated with necrotic core progression of non-culprit coronary lesions in statin-treated patients with angina pectoris Lipids in Health and Disease, April 2, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

86 Effect of hemodiafiltration or hemofiltration compared with hemodialysis on mortality and cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized trials American Journal of Kidney Diseases, April 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

87 Early impact of bariatric surgery on type II diabetes, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia: A systematic review, meta-analysis and meta-regression on 6,587 patients Obesity Surgery, April 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

88 The risk of venous thromboembolism, myocardial infarction, stroke, major bleeding and death in patients undergoing total hip and knee replacement: A 15-year retrospective cohort study of routine clinical practice The Bone & Joint Journal, April 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

89 Limitations and strengths of doppler/echo pulmonary artery systolic pressure–right heart catheterization correlations: a systematic literature review Echocardiography, April 2, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

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