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Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Novel oral anticoagulants in patients with renal insufficiency: a meta-analysis of randomized trials Canadian Journal of Cardiology, August 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

2 Noninducibility in postinfarction ventricular tachycardia as an end point for ventricular tachycardia ablation and its effects on outcomes Circulation: Arrhythmia and Electrophysiology, August 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 The effect of residing altitude on levels of high-density lipoprotein cholesterol: a pilot study from the Omani Arab population Angiology, August 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

4 Impact of graduated compression stockings on the prevention of post-thrombotic syndrome - results of a randomized controlled trial Phlebology, August 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

5 The impact of heart failure and left ventricular dysfunction in predicting stroke, thromboembolism, and mortality in atrial fibrillation patients: a systematic review Clinical Therapeutics, August 21, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

6 Bivalirudin versus heparin in patients planned for percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials The Lancet, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 A systematic review and meta-analysis of 130,000 individuals shows smoking does not modify the association of genotype on risk of coronary heart disease Atherosclerosis, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

8 Triglycerides and cardiovascular disease The Lancet, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 HDL and cardiovascular disease The Lancet, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 LDL cholesterol: controversies and future therapeutic directions The Lancet, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

11 Low exercise blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality: Systematic review and meta-analysis Atherosclerosis, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

12 Percutaneous closure of patent foramen ovale in patients with cryptogenic embolism: A network meta-analysis European Heart Journal, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

13 Volatile anesthetics in preventing acute kidney injury following cardiac surgery: A systematic review and meta-analysis The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, August 20, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

14 Blood pressure-lowering treatment based on cardiovascular risk: a meta-analysis of individual patient data The Lancet, August 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

15 Implant-based multiparameter telemonitoring of patients with heart failure (IN-TIME): a randomised controlled trial The Lancet, August 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

16 Latest evidence of the effects of the mediterranean diet in prevention of cardiovascular disease Current Atherosclerosis Reports, August 19, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

17 Oral Chinese proprietary medicine for angina pectoris: An overview of systematic reviews/meta-analyses Complementary Therapies in Medicine, August 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

18 Chinese massage (Tuina) for the treatment of essential hypertension: A systematic review and meta-analysis Complementary Therapies in Medicine, August 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

19 Effectiveness and safety of Wuling capsule for post stroke depression: A systematic review Complementary Therapies in Medicine, August 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

20 The association between blood lipid and phlegm turbidity syndrome of angina pectoris: A systematic review and meta-analysis Complementary Therapies in Medicine, August 18, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

21 The role of common variants of and genes in serum lipid levels and lipid-lowering efficacy of statin treatment: A meta-analysis Journal of Clinical Lipidology, August 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

22 The efficacy and safety of Chinese herbal medicine, Rhodiola formulation in treating ischemic heart disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Complementary Therapies in Medicine, August 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

23 Association of urinary sodium and potassium excretion with blood pressure New England Journal of Medicine, August 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

24 Urinary sodium and potassium excretion, mortality, and cardiovascular events New England Journal of Medicine, August 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

25 Global sodium consumption and death from cardiovascular causes New England Journal of Medicine, August 15, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

26 Minimally invasive direct coronary bypass grafting versus percutaneous coronary intervention for single-vessel disease: A meta-analysis of 2885 patients European Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, August 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

27 The efficacy of pad placement for electrical cardioversion of atrial fibrillation/flutter: a systematic review Academic Emergency Medicine, August 14, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Calcium channel blocker compared with angiotensin receptor blocker for patients with hypertension: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials The Journal of Clinical Hypertension, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

29 The freestyle aortic bioprosthesis: A systematic review Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

30 Transcatheter valve-in-valve implantation: a systematic review of literature Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

31 The use of gastrointestinal cocktail for differentiating gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and acute coronary syndrome in the emergency setting: a systematic review Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Organ dysfunction in patients with left ventricular impairment: what is the effect of cardiopulmonary bypass Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

33 Extracorporeal-assisted rewarming in the management of accidental deep hypothermic cardiac arrest Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 13, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

34 Efficacy of yogurt drink with added plant stanol esters (Benecol (R), Colanta) in reducing total and LDL cholesterol in subjects with moderate hypercholesterolemia: a randomized placebo-controlled crossover trial NCT01461798 Lipids in Health and Disease, August 12, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Omega-3 fatty acids for postoperative atrial fibrillation: alone or in combination with antioxidant vitamins Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

36 Cardiovascular disease and vitamin D supplementation: trial analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, August 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

37 Arterial imaging outcomes and cardiovascular risk factors in recently menopausal women: A randomized trial Annals of Internal Medicine, August 12, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Effect of treatment delay, age, and stroke severity on the effects of intravenous thrombolysis with alteplase for acute ischaemic stroke: a meta-analysis of individual patient data from randomised trials The Lancet, August 11, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

39 A systematic review of the impact of volume of surgery and specialization in Norwood procedure BMC Pediatrics, August 11, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

40 Effects of lipophilic statins for heart failure: a meta-analysis of 13 randomised controlled trials Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

41 Estimation of central aortic blood pressure: a systematic meta-analysis of available techniques Journal of Hypertension, August 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

42 Continuous positive airway pressure reduces blood pressure in patients with obstructive sleep apnea; A systematic review and meta-analysis with 1000 patients Journal of Hypertension, August 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

43 Blood pressure and low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol lowering for prevention of strokes and cognitive decline: A review of available trial evidence Journal of Hypertension, August 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Cascade screening based on genetic testing is cost-effective: Evidence for the implementation of models of care for familial hypercholesterolemia Journal of Clinical Lipidology, August 8, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

45 Meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of rivaroxaban compared with warfarin or dabigatran in patients undergoing catheter ablation for atrial fibrillation The American Journal of Cardiology, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

46 Meta-analysis of the effect of statins on renal function The American Journal of Cardiology, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

47 Cardiovascular events and bleeding risk associated with intravitreal antivascular endothelial growth factor monoclonal antibodies: systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA Ophthalmology, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

48 Granulocyte colony-stimulating factor therapy for stem cell mobilization following anterior wall myocardial infarction: the CAPITAL STEM MI randomized trial Canadian Medical Association Journal, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

49 Severe depressive symptoms are associated with elevated endothelin-1 in younger patients with acute coronary syndrome Journal of Psychosomatic Research, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

50 Optimism measured pre-operatively is associated with reduced pain intensity and physical symptom reporting after coronary artery bypass graft surgery Journal of Psychosomatic Research, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

51 Mortality as a measure of quality of care in infants with congenital cardiovascular malformations following surgery British Medical Bulletin, August 7, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

52 Drug-eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass grafting in diabetic patients with multi-vessel disease: a meta-analysis Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

53 Patent foramen ovale closure versus medical therapy for stroke prevention: meta analysis of randomized trials and review of heterogeneity in meta analyses Canadian Journal of Cardiology, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

54 Lifestyle interventions for cardiovascular disease risk reduction: a systematic review of the effects of diet composition, food provision, and treatment modality on weight loss Current Atherosclerosis Reports, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

55 Effect of aldosterone antagonists on blood pressure in patients with resistant hypertension: A meta-analysis Journal of Human Hypertension, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

56 Effects of intensive glycaemic control on ischaemic heart disease: analysis of data from the randomised, controlled ACCORD trial The Lancet, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

57 The effects of coronary artery calcium screening on behavioral modification, risk perception, and medication adherence among asymptomatic adults: A systematic review Atherosclerosis, August 6, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

58 Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials of preprocedural statin administration for reducing contrast-induced acute kidney injury in patients undergoing coronary catheterization The American Journal of Cardiology, August 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

59 Can medications be safely withdrawn in patients with stable chronic heart failure? systematic review and meta-analysis Journal of Cardiac Failure, August 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

60 Cost effectiveness of treatments for non-ST-segment elevation acute coronary syndrome PharmacoEconomics, August 5, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

61 Efficacy and safety of pitavastatin versus simvastatin: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Clinical Drug Investigation, August 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

62 Fasting plasma glucose and incident heart failure risk: a population-based cohort study and new meta-analysis Journal of Cardiac Failure, August 4, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

63 Fruit and vegetable consumption and mortality from all causes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer: systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies BMJ, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

64 Coronary artery bypass grafting versus combined coronary artery bypass grafting and mitral valve repair in treating ischaemic mitral regurgitation: a meta-analysis Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

65 Drug-eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass grafting in diabetic patients with multi-vessel disease: a meta-analysis Heart, Lung, and Circulation, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

66 Cardiac adipose tissue is associated with coronary artery disease: A meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

67 Morphologic features of the recipient heart in patients having cardiac transplantation and analysis of the congruence or incongruence between the clinical and morphologic diagnoses Medicine, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

68 Systolic blood pressure goals to reduce cardiovascular disease among older adults The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

69 Sex and race (black-white) differences in the relationship of childhood risk factors to adulthood arterial stiffness: the Bogalusa heart study The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, August 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

70 Changes in high-density-lipoprotein cholesterol upon statin treatment in type 2 diabetic patients: A meta-analysis Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, July 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

71 Relationship of body mass index with total mortality, cardiovascular mortality, and myocardial infarction after coronary revascularization: evidence from a meta-analysis Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

72 Body composition and mortality in a large cohort with preserved ejection fraction: untangling the obesity paradox Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 30, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

73 Mediterranean dietary pattern, inflammation and endothelial function: A systematic review and meta-analysis of intervention trials Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, July 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

74 Effective dosing of L-carnitine in the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, July 29, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

75 Performance of transcatheter aortic valve implantation in patients with bicuspid aortic valve: Systematic review International Journal of Cardiology, July 29, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

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