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1 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

2 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

3 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

4 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

5 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

6 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

7 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

8 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

9 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

10 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

11 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

12 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

13 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

14 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

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

16 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

17 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

18 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

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

20 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

21 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

22 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

23 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

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

25 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

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

27 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

28 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

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

30 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

31 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

32 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

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

34 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

35 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

36 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

37 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

38 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

39 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

40 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

41 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

42 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

43 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

44 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

45 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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46 Analysis of operation-related complications of totally laparoscopic aortoiliac surgery Chinese Medical Journal, April 8, 2014    Free full text    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

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

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

49 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

50 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

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

52 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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53 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

54 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

55 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

56 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

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

58 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

59 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

60 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

61 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

62 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

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

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

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

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

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

68 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

69 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

70 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

71 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

72 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

73 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

74 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

75 Comparison of balloon-expandable vs self-expandable valves in patients undergoing transcatheter aortic valve replacement: The CHOICE randomized clinical trial JAMA, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

76 Effect of aleglitazar on cardiovascular outcomes after acute coronary syndrome in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus: The AleCardio randomized clinical trial JAMA, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

77 Transcatheter aortic-valve replacement with a self-expanding prosthesis New England Journal of Medicine, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

78 Efficacy and safety of colchicine for treatment of multiple recurrences of pericarditis (CORP-2): a multicentre, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial The Lancet, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

79 A 52-week placebo-controlled trial of evolocumab in hyperlipidemia New England Journal of Medicine, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

80 A controlled trial of renal denervation for resistant hypertension New England Journal of Medicine, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Clinical Article

81 Amplatzer PFO occluder device may prevent recurrent stroke in patients with patent foramen ovale and cryptogenic stroke: A meta-analysis of randomised trials Heart, Lung, and Circulation, April 1, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

82 Dyspnea and reversibility profile of P2Y12 antagonists: systematic review of new antiplatelet drugs American Journal of Cardiovascular Drugs, March 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

83 The young patient with asymptomatic atrial fibrillation: What is the evidence to leave the arrhythmia untreated European Heart Journal, March 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

84 Effect of B-type natriuretic peptide-guided treatment of chronic heart failure on total mortality and hospitalization: an individual patient meta-analysis European Heart Journal, March 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

85 Arm exercise myocardial perfusion imaging for prognostication of long-term outcome Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, March 31, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine

86 Clinical outcomes after hybrid coronary revascularization versus coronary artery bypass surgery: A meta-analysis of 1,190 patients American Heart Journal, March 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

87 The effect of green tea on blood pressure and lipid profile: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials Nutrition, Metabolism & Cardiovascular Diseases, March 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article

88 Meta-analysis of risk of stroke or transient ischemic attack with dabigatran for atrial fibrillation ablation The American Journal of Cardiology, March 28, 2014    Evidence Based Medicine    Review Article    Clinical Article

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