Evidence Based Articles in Cardiology

1 Cardioverter defibrillator implantation without induction of ventricular fibrillation: a single-blind, non-inferiority, randomised controlled trial (SIMPLE) The Lancet, March 5, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

2 Resting heart rate and the risk of type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of cohort studies Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, March 4, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

3 Shotgun analysis of plasma fibrin clot-bound proteins in patients with acute myocardial infarction Thrombosis Research, March 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

4 Upper versus lower limb exercise training in patients with intermittent claudication: A systematic review Atherosclerosis, March 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

5 Association between left atrial abnormality on ECG and vascular brain injury on MRI in the cardiovascular health study Stroke, March 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

6 Relationship between degree of left ventricular dysfunction, symptom status, and risk of embolic events in patients with atrial fibrillation and heart failure Stroke, March 3, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

7 Differences in patient outcomes after conventional versus real time perfusion stress echocardiography in men versus women: a prospective randomised trial Heart, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

8 The difference between Asian and Western in the effect of LDL-C lowering therapy on coronary atherosclerotic plaque: a meta-analysis report BMC Cardiovascular Disorders, February 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

9 Association of NSAID use with risk of bleeding and cardiovascular events in patients receiving antithrombotic therapy after myocardial infarction JAMA, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

10 Medication adherence interventions for heart failure patients: A meta-analysis European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

11 Meta-analysis of coronary artery bypass graft surgery combined with stem cell transplantation in the treatment of ischemic heart diseases Coronary Artery Disease, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

12 Serum YKL-40 is increased in patients with slow coronary flow Coronary Artery Disease, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

13 Pigment epithelium-derived factor is associated with necrotic core progression during statin therapy Coronary Artery Disease, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

14 Angina and mental stress-induced myocardial ischemia Journal of Psychosomatic Research, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

15 The relationship between arterial stiffness and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction: a systemic meta-analysis Heart Failure Reviews, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

16 Screening strategies and primary prevention interventions in relatives of people with coronary artery disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

17 Effect of a diuretic adjustment algorithm and nonpharmacologic management in patients with heart failure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial Trials, February 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

18 Update to the study protocol, including statistical analysis plan for a randomized clinical trial comparing comprehensive cardiac rehabilitation after heart valve surgery with control: the CopenHeart VR trial Trials, February 27, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

19 Timing of percutaneous coronary intervention in troponin-negative patients with acute coronary syndrome without persistent ST-segment elevation: preliminary results and status quo in German chest pain units Critical Pathways in Cardiology, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

20 Understanding self care coping styles in patients with chronic heart failure: A systematic review European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, February 27, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

21 Acetylcholine-induced coronary spasm in patients with unobstructed coronary arteries is associated with elevated concentrations of soluble CD40 ligand and high-sensitivity C-reactive protein Coronary Artery Disease, February 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

22 Gender differences in impact of CYP2C19 polymorphism on development of coronary artery disease Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, February 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

23 Significance of eosinophil accumulation in the thrombus and decrease in peripheral blood in patients with acute coronary syndrome Coronary Artery Disease, February 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

24 Nicorandil improves myocardial function by regulating plasma nitric oxide and endothelin-1 in coronary slow flow Coronary Artery Disease, February 26, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

25 Meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials and adjusted observational results of use of clopidogrel, aspirin and oral anti-coagulants in patients undergoing percutaneous coronary intervention The American Journal of Cardiology, February 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

26 Diet quality as assessed by the healthy eating index, the alternate healthy eating index, the dietary approaches to stop hypertension score, and health outcomes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of cohort studies Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, February 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

27 Gender differences in stroke, mortality, and hospitalization among patients with atrial fibrillation: A systematic review Heart & Lung; The Journal of Acute and Critical Care, February 23, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

28 Association between the use of fondaparinux vs low-molecular-weight heparin and clinical outcomes in patients with non-st-segment elevation myocardial infarction JAMA, February 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

29 How long do your angiographically normal coronary arteries remain normal? a pilot study Angiology, February 20, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

30 Endovascular therapy for ischemic stroke with perfusion-imaging selection New England Journal of Medicine, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

31 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, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

32 Safety and efficacy of carbon dioxide and intravascular ultrasound-guided stenting for renal artery stenosis in patients with chronic renal insufficiency Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

33 Adiponectin as an independent predictor of left ventricular hypertrophy in nondiabetic patients with hypertension Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

34 A 2-year follow-up of oxidative stress levels in patients with ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction: a subanalysis of the ALPS-AMI study Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

35 Saudi atrial fibrillation survey: national, observational, cross-sectional survey evaluating atrial fibrillation management and the cardiovascular risk profile of patients with atrial fibrillation Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

36 Cardiovascular complications in diabetic patients undergoing regular hemodialysis: a 5-year observational study Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

37 Patterns of disease distribution of lower extremity peripheral arterial disease Angiology, February 19, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

38 Inflammatory markers and extent and progression of early atherosclerosis: Meta-analysis of individual-participant-data from 20 prospective studies of the PROG-IMT collaboration European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

39 Cardiovascular disease risk in women with a history of spontaneous preterm delivery: A systematic review and meta-analysis European Journal of Preventive Cardiology, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

40 Plasma levels of C1q/TNF-related protein 1 and interleukin 6 in patients with acute coronary syndrome or stable angina pectoris The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

41 Elevated serum levels of soluble Axl in acute coronary syndrome The American Journal of the Medical Sciences, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

42 Embolization of left atrial appendage closure devices: A systematic review of cases reported with the Watchman device and the Amplatzer Cardiac Plug Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article
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43 Psychosocial stress at work and cardiovascular diseases: an overview of systematic reviews International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

44 Direct oral anticoagulants in patients with VTE and cancer: A systematic review and meta-analysis Chest, February 18, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine

45 Hybrid coronary revascularization: a systematic review Cardiology in Review, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

46 Update on work-related psychosocial factors and the development of ischemic heart disease: a systematic review Cardiology in Review, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

47 Disease beyond the arch: A systematic review of middle aortic syndrome in childhood American Journal of Hypertension, February 17, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

48 Randomized assessment of rapid endovascular treatment of ischemic stroke New England Journal of Medicine, February 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

49 Blood pressure lowering in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis JAMA, February 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

50 Long term outcomes following fractional flow reserve guided treatment of angiographically ambiguous left main coronary artery disease: A meta- analysis of prospective cohort studies Catheterization and Cardiovascular Interventions, February 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

51 Experiences and outcomes of transition from pediatric to adult health care services for young people with congenital heart disease: a systematic review Congenital Heart Disease, February 16, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

52 Resting heart rate and risk of incident heart failure: three prospective cohort studies and a systematic meta-analysis Journal of the American Heart Association, February 16, 2015    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

53 Current but not past smoking increases the risk of cardiac events: insights from coronary computed tomographic angiography European Heart Journal, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

54 Rationale, design, and baseline characteristics in Elixa, a long-term cardiovascular endpoint trial of Lixisenatide versus Placebo American Heart Journal, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

55 Comparison of different inter-dialytic intervals among hemodialysis patients on their echocardiogram-based cardiovascular parameters American Heart Journal, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

56 Gut microbiota-dependent trimethylamine n-oxide (tmao) pathway contributes to both development of renal insufficiency and mortality risk in chronic kidney disease Circulation Research, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

57 Remnant cholesterol, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, and blood pressure as mediators from obesity to ischemic heart disease Circulation Research, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

58 Efficacy and safety of limus-eluting versus paclitaxel-eluting coronary artery stents in patients with diabetes mellitus: A meta-analysis International Journal of Cardiology, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

59 Comparison of percutaneous coronary intervention with drug eluting stents versus coronary artery bypass grafting in patients with multivessel coronary artery disease: Meta-analysis of six randomized controlled trials Cardiovascular Revascularization Medicine, February 13, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

60 Screening for dysglycaemia in patients with coronary artery disease as reflected by fasting glucose, oral glucose tolerance test, and HbA1c: a report from EUROASPIRE IV--a survey from the European Society of Cardiology European Heart Journal, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

61 A randomized trial of a dedicated bifurcation stent versus provisional stenting in the treatment of coronary bifurcation lesions JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

62 Abnormal exercise response in long-term survivors of Hodgkin lymphoma treated with thoracic irradiation: evidence of cardiac autonomic dysfunction and impact on outcomes JACC - Journal of the American College of Cardiology, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

63 Incidence and predictors of cardiac catheterisation-related arterial thrombosis in children Heart, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

64 Transcatheter aortic valve implantation (TAVI) in patients with bicuspid aortic valve stenosis – systematic review and meta-analysis Heart, Lung, and Circulation, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

65 The role of colchicine in pericarditis–a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials Heart, Lung, and Circulation, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

66 Does magnesium-supplemented cardioplegia reduce cardiac injury? a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials Journal of Cardiac Surgery, February 12, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

67 Conflicting results between randomized trials and observational studies on the impact of proton pump inhibitors on cardiovascular events when coadministered with dual antiplatelet therapy: Systematic review Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, February 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

68 Fractional flow reserve versus angiography for guiding percutaneous coronary intervention: a meta-analysis Heart, February 11, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

69 Comparison of dual antiplatelet therapy to mono-antiplatelet therapy post-transcatheter aortic valve implantation: systematic review and meta-analysis Canadian Journal of Cardiology, February 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

70 Echocardiography vs. cardiac magnetic resonance imaging for the diagnosis of left ventricular thrombus- a systematic review Canadian Journal of Cardiology, February 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

71 Efficacy of a device to narrow the coronary sinus in refractory angina New England Journal of Medicine, February 10, 2015    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

 

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