Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Statins and congenital malformations: cohort study BMJ, April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Randomized placebo controlled blinded study to assess valsartan efficacy in preventing left ventricle remodeling in patients with dual-chamber pacemaker - Rationale and design of the trial Contemporary Clinical Trials , April 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

3 Estimated pulmonary artery systolic pressure and sickle cell disease: A meta-analysis and systematic review British Journal of Haematology, April 24, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 Impact of smoking and smoking cessation on cardiovascular events and mortality among older adults: meta-analysis of individual participant data from prospective cohort studies of the CHANCES consortium BMJ, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 Precision medicine to improve use of bleeding avoidance strategies and reduce bleeding in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention: prospective cohort study before and after implementation of personalized bleeding risks BMJ, April 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 A meta-analysis of renal function after adult cardiac surgery with pulsatile perfusion Artificial Organs, April 22, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

7 Myocardial protection and early outcome of different coronary surgical techniques for diabetic patients with triple vessels Annals of Saudi Medicine, April 22, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

8 Polymorphisms of tumor necrosis factor-alpha and interleukin-6 gene and C-reactive protein profiles in patients with idiopathic dilated cardiomyopathy Annals of Saudi Medicine, April 22, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

9 Arrhythmogenic right ventricular cardiomyopathy/dysplasia in Saudi Arabia: a single-center experience with long-term follow-up Annals of Saudi Medicine, April 22, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

10 Effects of oral treatments on clinical outcomes in pulmonary arterial hypertension: a systematic review and meta-analysis American Heart Journal, April 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

11 Efficacy and safety of very early mobilisation within 24 h of stroke onset (AVERT): a randomised controlled trial The Lancet, April 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

12 Stent-retriever thrombectomy after intravenous t-PA vs. t-PA alone in stroke New England Journal of Medicine, April 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

13 Thrombectomy within 8 hours after symptom onset in ischemic stroke New England Journal of Medicine, April 21, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

14 Frequency of pneumothorax and haemothorax after primary open versus closed implantation strategies for insertion of a totally implantable venous access port in oncological patients: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, April 21, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

15 Surgical left atrial appendage occlusion during cardiac surgery for patients with atrial fibrillation: a meta-analysis European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, April 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Sex differences in reperfusion in young patients with st-segment–elevation myocardial infarction: results from the VIRGO study Circulation, April 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

17 Reduced fetal cerebral oxygen consumption is associated with smaller brain size in fetuses with congenital heart disease Circulation, April 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Survival and outcomes following bioprosthetic vs mechanical mitral valve replacement in patients aged 50 to 69 years JAMA, April 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 Ex-vivo perfusion of donor hearts for human heart transplantation (PROCEED II): a prospective, open-label, multicentre, randomised non-inferiority trial The Lancet, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Thyroxine in acute myocardial infarction (ThyrAMI) - levothyroxine in subclinical hypothyroidism post-acute myocardial infarction: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, April 16, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

21 Relationship of oxidized phospholipids on apolipoprotein B-100 to cardiovascular outcomes in patients treated with intensive versus moderate atorvastatin therapy: The TNT trial JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Adult heart transplantation with distant procurement and ex-vivo preservation of donor hearts after circulatory death: a case series The Lancet, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

23 Endothelial PPAR-{gamma} protects against vascular thrombosis by downregulating P-selectin expression Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

24 Etv2 and fli1b function together as key regulators of vasculogenesis and angiogenesis Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

25 On-pump with beating heart or cardioplegic arrest for emergency conversion to cardiopulmonary bypass during off-pump coronary artery bypass Annals of Saudi Medicine, April 16, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

26 Unbalanced rather than balanced randomized controlled trials are more often positive in favor of the new treatment: an exposed and non-exposed study Journal of Clinical Epidemiology, April 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

27 Mendelian randomization analysis supports the causal role of dysglycaemia and diabetes in the risk of coronary artery disease European Heart Journal, April 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 Comparing the effectiveness of an enhanced MOtiVational intErviewing InTervention (MOVE IT) with usual care for reducing cardiovascular risk in high risk subjects: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, April 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

29 Mixed methods feasibility study for a trial of blood pressure telemonitoring for people who have had stroke/transient ischaemic attack (TIA) Trials, April 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

30 Genetically determined height and coronary artery disease New England Journal of Medicine, April 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

31 Regulation of Csf1r and Bcl6 in macrophages mediates the stage-specific effects of microrna-155 on atherosclerosis Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, April 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Complementary and alternative medicine usage among cardiac patients: a descriptive study BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, April 15, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 LDL cholesterol still a problem in old age? A Mendelian randomization study International Journal of Epidemiology, April 15, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

34 The effect of statin therapy on heart failure events: a collaborative meta-analysis of unpublished data from major randomized trials European Heart Journal, April 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Preoperative rosuvastatin protects patients with coronary artery disease undergoing noncardiac surgery Cardiology, April 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

36 The effect of a quality improvement intervention on variability of measurements of left ventricular dimensions in a pediatric echocardiography laboratory Congenital Heart Disease, April 14, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

37 Ranolazine versus placebo in patients with ischemic cardiomyopathy and persistent chest pain or dyspnea despite optimal medical and revascularization therapy: randomized, double-blind crossover pilot study Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management, April 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Characterization of a novel endothelial biosensor assay reveals increased cumulative serum inflammatory potential in stabilized coronary artery disease patients Journal of Translational Medicine, April 14, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

39 Traditional chinese lipid-lowering agent red yeast rice results in significant ldl reduction but safety is uncertain – a systematic review and meta-analysis Atherosclerosis, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

40 Meta-analysis on risk stratification of asymptomatic individuals with the brugada phenotype The American Journal of Cardiology, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

41 Meta-analysis of large-scale randomized trials to determine the effectiveness of inhibition of the renin-angiotensin aldosterone system in heart failure The American Journal of Cardiology, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 Meta-analysis of the impact on mortality of non-infarct related artery coronary chronic total occlusion in patients presenting with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction The American Journal of Cardiology, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

43 The impact of angiotensin receptor blockers on arterial stiffness: A meta-analysis Hypertension Research, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Isolated nocturnal hypertension and subclinical target organ damage: A systematic review of the literature Hypertension Research, April 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

45 Effects of dietary fibre type on blood pressure: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of healthy individuals Journal of Hypertension, April 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

46 Effects of red-cell storage duration on patients undergoing cardiac surgery New England Journal of Medicine, April 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

47 Complete myocardial revascularization confers a larger clinical benefit when performed with state-of-the-art techniques in high-risk patients with multivessel coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis of randomized and observational studies Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, April 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

48 Efficacy of folic acid therapy in primary prevention of stroke among adults with hypertension in China: The CSPPT randomized clinical trial JAMA, April 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Concomitant use of dronedarone with dabigatran in patients with atrial fibrillation in clinical practice Thrombosis Research, April 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

50 Effect of aliskiren on cardiovascular outcomes in patients with prehypertension: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Drug Design, Development and Therapy, April 9, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

51 Ambrisentan may improve exercise tolerance and cardiac function in patients with pulmonary hypertension Clinical Therapeutics, April 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Digital health interventions for the prevention of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis Mayo Clinic Proceedings, April 9, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

53 Sutureless aortic valve replacement: A systematic review and meta-analysis Annals of Cardiothoracic Surgery, April 9, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

54 A systematic review of the usefulness of statin therapy in HIV-infected individuals The American Journal of Cardiology, April 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

55 Complications from prophylactic replacement of cardiac implantable electronic device generators in response to FDA recall: A systematic review and meta-analysis Heart Rhythm, April 7, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

56 Use of n-3 PUFAs can decrease the mortality in patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome: a systematic review and meta-analysis Lipids in Health and Disease, April 6, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

57 Demographic and epidemiologic drivers of global cardiovascular mortality New England Journal of Medicine, April 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

58 Antithrombotic treatment at onset of stroke with atrial fibrillation, functional outcome, and fatality: A systematic review and meta-analysis International Journal of Stroke, April 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

59 Usefulness of serum albumin concentration to predict high coronary syntax score and in-hospital mortality in patients with acute coronary syndrome Angiology, April 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

60 Transradial coronary intervention versus coronary artery bypass grafting for unprotected left main and/or multivessel disease in patients with acute coronary syndrome Angiology, April 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

61 Neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio and the extent of coronary artery disease: results from a large cohort study Angiology, April 6, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

62 Statins and cardiovascular primary prevention in CKD: A meta-analysis Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

63 The science of salt: a systematic review of clinical salt studies 2013 to 2014 The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

64 Lack of efficacy of resveratrol on c-reactive protein and selected cardiovascular risk factors -results from a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials International Journal of Cardiology, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

65 Index clinical manifestation of venous thromboembolism predicts early recurrence type and frequency: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

66 Treatment-induced changes in ambulatory arterial stiffness index: one-year prospective study and meta-analysis of evidence Hypertension Research, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

67 The role of a structured exercise training program on cardiac structure and function after acute myocardial infarction: Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, April 3, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

68 Case fatality rates of recurrent thromboembolism and bleeding in patients receiving direct oral anticoagulants for the initial and extended treatment of venous thromboembolism: a systematic review Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

69 Low-dose aspirin for preventing preeclampsia and its complications: A meta-analysis The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, April 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

70 Effect of vitamin D supplementation on blood pressure: a systematic review and meta-analysis incorporating individual patient data JAMA Internal Medicine, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

71 The risks of stroke and bleeding for warfarin use in hemodialysis patients with atrial fibrillation: A systemic review and a meta-analysis Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

72 Cardiac screening with electrocardiography, stress echocardiography, or myocardial perfusion imaging: Advice for high-value care from the American College of Physicians Annals of Internal Medicine, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

73 Meta-analysis on the impact of percutaneous coronary intervention of chronic total occlusions on left ventricular function and clinical outcome International Journal of Cardiology, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

74 Complete versus culprit-only revascularization in patients with multi-vessel disease undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention: A meta-analysis of randomized trials International Journal of Cardiology, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

75 The effect of trimetazidine added to pharmacological treatment on all-cause mortality in patients with systolic heart failure Cardiology, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

76 Not just chlorthalidone: Evidence-based, single tablet, diuretic alternatives to hydrochlorothiazide for hypertension Current Hypertension Reports, April 2, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

77 Diagnostic performance of cardiac magnetic resonance for the detection of acute cardiac allograft rejection: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Thoracic Disease, April 2, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

78 Comparative efficacy of pitavastatin and simvastatin in patients with hypercholesterolemia: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials Drug Design, Development and Therapy, April 2, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

79 Atrial fibrillation and incident end-stage renal disease: the reasons for geographic and racial differences in stroke (regards) study International Journal of Cardiology, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 Ventricular arrhythmias with superior axis originating from the left ventricular septum: electrocardiographic characteristics predicting successful ablation and insights into their mechanism-observations from a small series of patients EP Europace, April 1, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

 

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