Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Optimal anticoagulation duration of unfractionated and low molecular weight heparin in non-ST elevation acute coronary syndrome: A systematic review of the literature International Journal of Cardiology, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

2 Reduction of C-reactive protein is not associated with reduced cardiovascular risk and mortality in patients treated with statins. A meta-analysis of 22 randomized trials International Journal of Cardiology, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

3 Meta-analysis of Atherogenic Index of Plasma and other lipid parameters in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus Primary Care Diabetes, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

4 The association between cervical spine manipulation and carotid artery dissection: a systematic review of the literature Journal of Manipulative and Physiological Therapeutics, October 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

5 The role of red blood cell distribution width in mortality and cardiovascular risk among patients with coronary artery diseases: A systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Thoracic Disease, October 31, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

6 The durability of endovascular coiling versus neurosurgical clipping of ruptured cerebral aneurysms: 18 year follow-up of the UK cohort of the International Subarachnoid Aneurysm Trial (ISAT) The Lancet, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Association between in-hospital mortality and renal dysfunction in 186 219 patients hospitalized for acute stroke in the Emilia-Romagna Region of Italy Angiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

8 More favorable response to cardiac resynchronization therapy in women than in men Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

9 Left ventricular assist devices in patients with end-stage heart failure: suggestion of an alternative treatment based on clinically well-known concepts Angiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Lack of association of angiotensin-converting enzyme insertion/deletion polymorphism with breast cancer: An update meta-analysis based on 10405 subjects Journal of the Renin-Angiotensin-Aldosterone System, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Correlation between ankle brachial index and coronary artery disease severity in elderly Egyptians Angiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

12 Left ventricular systolic and diastolic function in normotensive type 2 diabetic patients with or without autonomic neuropathy: a radionuclide ventriculography study Angiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

13 Apolipoprotein b/apolipoprotein a-i ratio and apolipoprotein b: long-term predictors of myocardial infarction in initially healthy middle-aged men--a 13-year follow-up Angiology, October 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

14 Efficacy of nitric oxide, with or without continuing antihypertensive treatment, for management of high blood pressure in acute stroke (ENOS): a partial-factorial randomised controlled trial The Lancet, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

15 A systematic review of vascular and endothelial function: Effects of fruit, vegetable and potassium intake Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

16 Comparison of conventional and high-sensitivity troponin in patients with chest pain: a collaborative meta-analysis American Heart Journal, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

17 A review of blood pressure measurement protocols among hypertension trials: implications for evidence-based clinical practice Journal of the American Society of Hypertension, October 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

18 A meta-analysis of mortality and major adverse cardiovascular and cerebrovascular events in patients undergoing transfemoral versus transapical transcatheter aortic valve implantation using edwards valve for severe aortic stenosis The American Journal of Cardiology, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

19 Efficacy of catheter ablation for persistent atrial fibrillation Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

20 Prescribing and regulating exercise with RPE after heart transplant: a pilot study Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

21 Gender disparities in evidence-based statin therapy in patients with cardiovascular disease The American Journal of Cardiology, October 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

22 Effects of long-term blood pressure lowering and dual antiplatelet treatment on cognitive function in patients with recent lacunar stroke: a secondary analysis from the SPS3 randomised trial The Lancet Neurology, October 27, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

23 Cerebral embolic lesions detected with diffusion-weighted magnetic resonance imaging following carotid artery stenting: a meta-analysis of 8 studies comparing filter cerebral protection and proximal balloon occlusion JACC Cardiovascular Interventions, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

24 Reference values for right ventricular strain in patients without cardiopulmonary disease: a prospective evaluation and meta-analysis Echocardiography, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

25 Cardiovascular disease risk in women with premature ovarian insufficiency: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

26 Erythropoietin administration for prevention of cardiac surgery-associated acute kidney injury: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, October 24, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Cost of informal caregiving associated with stroke among the elderly in the United States Neurology®, October 23, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

28 A meta-analysis of phase III randomized controlled trials with novel oral anticoagulants in atrial fibrillation: Comparisons between direct thrombin inhibitors vs. factor Xa inhibitors and different dosing regimens Thrombosis Research, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

29 Prognostic Significance of the Morning Blood Pressure Surge in Clinical Practice: A Systematic Review American Journal of Hypertension, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Task shifting interventions for cardiovascular risk reduction in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review of randomised controlled trials BMJ Open, October 22, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

31 Infective endocarditis Journal of Intensive Care Medicine, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

32 Outcomes in patients with non-ST-elevation acute coronary syndrome randomly assigned to an invasive as compared with a conservative strategy: A meta-analysis JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

33 ORAl iMmunosuppressive therapy to prevent in-stent restenosis (RAMSES) cooperation: A patient-level meta-analysis of randomized trials Atherosclerosis, October 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Effect of Nicorandil in patients with heart failure: A systematic review and meta-analysis Cardiovascular Therapeutics, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

35 Long-term outcomes after stenting versus endarterectomy for treatment of symptomatic carotid stenosis: the International Carotid Stenting Study (ICSS) randomised trial The Lancet, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article
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36 Meta-analysis of the effects of preoperative renin-angiotensin system inhibitor therapy on major adverse cardiac events in patients undergoing cardiac surgery European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Comparison of the rhythm control treatment strategy versus the rate control strategy in patients with permanent or long-standing persistent atrial fibrillation and heart failure treated with cardiac resynchronization therapy - a pilot study of Cardiac Resynchronization in Atrial Fibrillation Trial (Pilot-CRAfT): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, October 17, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Transvaginal duplex ultrasonography appears to be the gold standard investigation for the haemodynamic evaluation of pelvic venous reflux in the ovarian and internal iliac veins in women Phlebology, October 17, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

39 The REFLO-STEMI trial comparing intracoronary adenosine, sodium nitroprusside and standard therapy for the attenuation of infarct size and microvascular obstruction during primary percutaneous coronary intervention: study protocol for a randomised controlled trial Trials, October 16, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

40 Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation on lipid profiles in dialysis patients: meta-analysis Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

41 Fetuin-a levels and heart valve calcification in incident peritoneal dialysis patients Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

42 Increase in the risk of ST elevation myocardial infarction is associated with homocysteine level Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

43 Inflammation and myocardial damage markers influence loss of residual renal function in peritoneal dialysis patients Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

44 Evaluation and analysis of plasma soluble adhesion molecules in patients with coronary ectasia and atherosclerotic coronary artery disease Archives of Medical Research, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

45 Sex differences in patients receiving anticoagulant therapy for venous thromboembolism Medicine, October 16, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

46 Persistence of evidence-based medication use after discharge from academic versus nonacademic hospitals among patients with non–st-segment elevation myocardial infarction The American Journal of Cardiology, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

47 Meta-analysis on efficacy of for prevention of contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary angiography The American Journal of Cardiology, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

48 Bare metal vs. drug-eluting stents for extracranial vertebral artery disease: A meta-analysis of nonrandomized comparative studies Journal of Endovascular Therapy, October 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

49 A meta-analysis of stent placement vs. angioplasty for dialysis vascular access stenosis Seminars in Dialysis, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

50 Association of treatment with carvedilol vs metoprolol succinate and mortality in patients with heart failure JAMA Internal Medicine, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

51 Sex differences in short-term and long-term all-cause mortality among patients with st-segment elevation myocardial infarction treated by primary percutaneous intervention: a meta-analysis JAMA Internal Medicine, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

52 Genetic association of APOB polymorphisms with variation in serum lipid profile among the Kuwait population Lipids in Health and Disease, October 14, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine

53 Renal stenting for kidney salvage in the management of renal artery atherosclerotic stenosis Angiology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

54 Impact of serum albumin levels on contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients with acute coronary syndromes treated with percutaneous coronary intervention Angiology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

55 Diagnostic performance and comparative cost-effectiveness of non-invasive imaging tests in patients presenting with chronic stable chest pain with suspected coronary artery disease: a systematic overview Current Cardiology Reports, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

56 Meta-analysis of short-term high versus low doses of atorvastatin preventing contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary angiography/percutaneous coronary intervention The Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, October 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

57 C-reactive protein and fibrinogen in non-obstructive coronary artery disease as related to depressive symptoms and anxiety: Findings from the TweeSteden Mild Stenosis Study (TWIST) Journal of Psychosomatic Research, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Ventilator-associated pneumonia after cardiac surgery: A meta-analysis and systematic review The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, October 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

59 Inhibition of PCSK9 with evolocumab in homozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (TESLA Part B): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, October 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

60 PCSK9 inhibition with evolocumab (AMG 145) in heterozygous familial hypercholesterolaemia (RUTHERFORD-2): a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial The Lancet, October 10, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

61 Circulating levels of proprotein convertase subtilisin kexin type 9 are elevated by fibrate therapy: A systematic review and meta-analysis of clinical trials Cardiology in Review, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

62 Prognosis following acute coronary syndromes according to prior coronary artery bypass grafting: Meta-analysis European Heart Journal: Acute Cardiovascular Care, October 9, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

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